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Obama: Congress, Europe must stem economic crisis

In a brief news conference, the president urged passage of legislation that he says would create jobs — proposals that Republicans have long blocked.

I’ll Have Another scratched from Belmont Stakes

The horse has an injury that will prevent him from trying to become the first Triple Crown winner since 1978.

Syrian shellings continue as UN observers reach massacre site

Syrian troops attacked a rebel-held neighborhood, and UN observers entered an area where a massacre was reported this week, a day after being blocked.

Study: Texting by teens behind the wheel common

Forty-two percent of Massachusetts high school students who drive admit they text while behind the wheel, according to a survey.

Stand for Children has record of winning concessions

The Oregon-based group arrived in the state less than a decade ago and is funded in part by the Gates, Bezos and Walton foundations.

Anthony Tieuli

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5 casual feast recipes from Sam Jackson

The chef and co-owner of Southie Australian restaurant KO Pies tries out his East Boston location’s much-more-than-pies menu on a group of new neighbors and old friends.

None of the Celtics, including Paul Pierce, had luck guarding LeBron James, who had 30 points by halftime.

Bob Ryan

If you don’t like LeBron, you don’t like basketball

Lebron James played himself into NBA lore with his masterful performance in Game 6. He has a greatness we all should appreciate.

Dan Shaughnessy

// James foils Celtics’ hopes of ending series

The Celtics are going to have to do something about LeBron James in Game 7 to earn a trip to the NBA Finals.

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// For 1992 squad, Dream Team was perfect name

A new film reveals the inside story of the gold-medal winning Olympic squad that counted Larry Bird a member.


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Alex the Lion (voiced by Ben Stiller) is back again in “Madagascar 3,’’ joining a circus and meeting Gia the Jaguar (Jessica Chastain).

In ‘Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted,’ a circus atmosphere

Cascading, colorful 3-D performance sequences are sufficiently dazzling that you may forgive an act wasted on convoluted setup, and those relentless circus-afro ads.