Brown, Warren neck and neck in Globe poll

Scott Brown leads Elizabeth Warren 39 percent to 37 percent, largely unchanged from the Globe’s March poll that also showed Brown leading by two percentage points.

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Economy sputters into summer again

The cycle of robust activity in the early months of the year, followed by a relapse in the early summer, feels like a replay of 2011, writes Steven Syre.

Traders worked on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday.

Dow plunges 275 points after dismal jobs report

The stock market suffered its worst day of the year Friday amid concern about a global economic slowdown.

Marian McGovern was the first woman to command the Massachusetts State Police.

State Police head McGovern to retire

After three decades of service with the Massachusetts State Police, Superintendent Marian McGovern plans to retire in July, officials said.

Clay Buchholz improved to 5-2 on the year.

Red Sox 7, Blue Jays 2

Buchholz leads Red Sox past Blue Jays

Clay Buchholz won for the first time in four starts and got his sixth straight victory in Toronto, the most ever by a Red Sox pitcher.

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Celtics 101, Heat 91

Celtics defeat Heat, series now at 2-1

Kevin Garnett had 24 points and 11 rebounds and Rajon Rondo scored 21 points to give the Celtics their first win in the Eastern Conference finals.

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Red flags on the beach

The red flags now used to warn bathers about high bacteria counts are about as useful as putting up old dish rags on the life guard stands at Boston Harbor beaches, writes Lawrence Harmon.

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Whassup, citizens!

Many of us have grown accustomed to chatty informality — but why would politicians let this style overrun their usual tones of statesmanship and decorum?

Photo released by the Keegan family shows Marina Keegan and her brother, Pierce, of Wayland.

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Marina Keegan and the gift of time

Channel 7 news reporter Janet Wu reflects on the sudden death of young writer Marina Keegan.

Jason Zimmer, a supervisor for the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife, held a northern red-bellied cooter being released into Burrage Pond in Hanson.

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Globe photos of the week

The best photos taken this week by Globe staff photographers, as chosen by the Globe’s photo desk.


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Mets 8, Cardinals 0

Mets’ Johan Santana no-hits Cards

Johan Santana, who missed last season following shoulder surgery, pitched the first no-hitter in New York Mets’ history Friday night over the St. Louis Cardinals.

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