Sally Ride, first US woman in space, dies at 61

Sally Ride, who went into space on the shuttle Challenger in 1983, died of pancreatic cancer, her office said.

Rangers 9, Red Sox 1

Red Sox have no answers in Texas

The team’s pitching again couldn’t keep the Red Sox in the game and the hitters couldn’t score as Boston lost its fourth straight to fall below .500.

James Holmes, the man accused of shooting dead 12 people in a Colorado movie theater Friday, made his first appearance in court on Monday.

Colo. shooting suspect makes first court appearance

His hair dyed orange-red, James Holmes appeared dazed and never said a word during the hearing, with relatives of some of the victims sitting in the courtroom.

NCAA hits Penn State with unprecedented fine

The NCAA’s actions against Penn State, including a $60 million fine, could cripple the university’s football program.

Ichiro Suzuki, seen here playing for the Mariners against the Rays on Sunday, has been traded to the Yankees

Yankees trade for Ichiro Suzuki

The Yankees acquired Suzuki, the former MVP and 10-time All-Star, from the Mariners for two pitchers.


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‘Whale and Calf,’ by an unknown American whaleman

This depiction of a whale calf in the mouth of its mother, in the New Bedford Whaling Museum, might have been painted by someone who observed such a scene.

Eric Dittelman of Westborough has been a guest on “David Letterman” and is a contestant on “America’s Got Talent.”

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He knows what you’re thinking

Westborough’s Eric Dittelman brings his mind-reading act to “America’s Got Talent” Tuesday night, but he says he has no idea whether he’ll win the show’s million-dollar prize.

Jon Lester fell to 5-8 after Sunday’s loss.


How the Red Sox can fix Jon Lester

Lester, in the midst of his worst season, hasn’t forgotten how to pitch. He just needs the right leadership to help him succeed.


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Video app knows what you like

The Vodio Internet video app is a cool and clever way of finding online entertainment on an Apple iPad.

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Reconsidering the PSA prostate cancer test

Men are weighing the pros and cons of the prostate-specific antigen blood test and digital rectal exam in light of new testing guidelines for prostate cancer.