Romney pledges to stand with Israel

Speaking in Jerusalem, Mitt Romney declared the city the capital of Israel and said that blocking Iran’s quest for nuclear weapons is “our highest national security priority.”

 Elizabeth Warren’s fearless image helped propel her effort to win a Senate seat.

Warren’s star rose in D.C. battles

Elizabeth Warren earned a bold reputation that helped catapult her into the nation’s most high-profile Senate race, but also laid the groundwork for attacks against her.

Photo e-mailed from Mass. led to child porn network

The image of a toddler clutching a stuffed rabbit was the beginning of a case that led to a Milford man to a serial abuser in the Netherlands, and to traffickers in seven countries and counting.

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Rejecting Chick-fil-A is good power play for mayor

The dust-up over the fast-food chain is really about Mayor Menino’s ability to make the city in his own vision.

Michael Phelps and the US men won silver Sunday in the 4x100-meter freestyle relay final.

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France wins 4x100 freestyle relay over US

The French caught the US team on the final lap for the win, exacting revenge after losing to the Americans in Beijing four years ago.

US gymnast Jordyn Wieber was in tears after she failed to qualify for the women's all-around finals.

In a stunner, Wieber doesn’t qualify for all-around final

Jordyn Wieber, the current world champion and a favorite to win the gold in all-around gymnastics, didn’t earn a trip to the final, and was ousted by Needham’s Aly Raisman.


Boston’s lost island neighborhood

How a never-built floating wonderland could spark ambitions for the city’s future.


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Frank Masciulli, uncle of Melanie Melanson (at right); search volunteer Scott Somes; and Mary Ann Masciulli and Joanne Lawson, aunts of the girl, at a search debriefing.

Search resumes in 1989 case of missing teen

Police with search dogs scoured the Middlesex Fells on Saturday for the remains of a Woburn freshman last seen at a party in the woods in 1989.

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