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Report: Romney raised more than $100m in June

The impressive haul, reported by Politico, is by far his best for a single month, outpacing the $76.8 million he raised in May.

Brandon Bass has agreed to an contract extension with the Celtics, according to his agent.

Brandon Bass, Celtics agree to deal

The deal for Bass, who averaged career highs of 12.5 points and 6.2 rebounds last season, is believed to be for three years.

Rate cuts signal global concerns of slowdown

The central banks of China and Europe cut key interest rates, highlighting the role those institutions are playing in seeking to bolster growth.

// In mishap, San Diego fireworks all go off at once

A display that was planned to last nearly 20 minutes was launched all at once in a 15-second bonanza.

Friday Preview | Movie Review

‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ a four-star fable

Benh Zeitlin’s astonishing first feature is a magical-realist fable that’s set in a small Louisiana community at the time of Hurricane Katrina but that plays like a primeval foundation myth.

Jess Pinkham

Quvenzhané Wallis plays the narrator, Hushpuppy, in "Beasts of the Southern Wild."

Ben Richardson

Through the eyes of a 6-year-old, “Beasts" shows us an entire new continent unexpectedly close to home.

Ben Richardson

Hushpuppy's dad, played by Dwight Henry, is harsh but loving and fiercely protective.

Jess Pinkham

"Beasts" takes place in 2005 -- in the days before and after Hurricane Katrina -- but also in a place beyond history.

Fox Searchlight Pictures

At the beginning of the film, Hushpuppy is just a kid. By the end, she’s a tribal elder whose knowledge seems unimaginably vast.

Taylor Kitsch (left) and Aaron Johnson in Oliver Stone’s “Savages.”

Movie Review

Oliver Stone rolls with brute force in ‘Savages’

Despite a lousy ending, the film is Stone’s strongest work in years — a propulsive ultra-violent thriller with a mean streak and a devilish sense of humor.

Lupone kicked off the “Broad­­way at the Art House’’ series.

Stage Review

Patti LuPone delivers vocal fireworks in Provincetown

LuPone will be a tough act to follow in Seth Rudetsky’s “Broadway at The Art House” summer roster.

In the East Boston tunnel, a worker on April 10, 1932 ties in the reinforcing rods of the curved ceiling that will be buried in the concrete.

From the Archives

The Sumner Tunnel

The first of three underwater crossings beneath Boston Harbor, the Sumner Tunnel opened on June 30, 1934.


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Lance Armstrong, after winning one of his seven Tour de France titles in 1999.

Lance Armstrong says USADA waging ‘vendetta’

Armstrong railed against the agency’s willingness to grant immunity and reduced suspensions to his ex-teammates in return for testimony against him.


6 heat-wave-friendly fragrances for summer

While we’re still clearing out winter’s musks and spring’s florals, we’ve begun searching for the perfect summertime scent.