Mitt Romney stayed at Bain 3 years longer than he stated

Nine SEC filings submitted by four different business entities after February 1999 describe Romney as Bain boss.

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Mitt Romney has asserted he left the firm in 1999, but records show Bain listed him on government filings as the man in charge through 2002.

Brown raises his most in a quarter

Senator Scott Brown raised about $5 million between April and June. Democratic rival Elizabeth Warren collected $8.67 million.

Mass. ballot to include marijuana, end-of-life questions

Voters this fall will be asked whether to allow terminally ill patients to end their lives, and to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes.

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// Boston school chief fails test

Carol Johnson has put herself in an impossible position by mishandling a headmaster’s domestic assault arrest.

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Jerry Sandusky was convicted on multiple counts of sexual abuse last month.

Report blames Penn State for failing sexual abuse victims

An internal investigation said ex-head coach Joe Paterno and other school officials were motivated by a desire to avoid “bad publicity.”

“The article I read this morning was so ...  scientific. I didn’t really get all of it,” said Brian Connor, a math teacher.

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Higgs boson particle stirs some, perplexes many

It took thousands of physicists and a $10 billion particle accelerator to find it. But it’s the laypeople struggling to understand its significance who have to do the real heavy lifting.

The Red Sox have been without Jacoby Ellsbury since April 13, when he suffered a right shoulder injury.

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Red Sox have what it takes to contend

The most injured team in baseball needs elite players like Jacoby Ellsbury to step up. If they do, a playoff spot is still possible.

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TiVo Premiere is in the running

TiVo’s Premiere is an impressive set-top box, delivering cable, Internet entertainment, and more in one package.