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Money is the focus during Obama’s Boston visit

The president may have raised as much as $3 million in three events in the city, highlighting the pressure brought by Mitt Romney’s fund-raising performance.

Boston mayor Thomas Menino greeted Obama at Logan Airport.

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Obama arrived at Logan Airport at about 4:30 p.m.

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The president waved to supporters at Logan Airport.

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Spectators readied their cameras near Hamersley’s Bistro in the South End, where Obama was at a private fund-raiser.

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The president’s motorcade departed Hamersley’s Bistro and drove to Symphony Hall.

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Supporters of President Obama and Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren gathered across from Symphony Hall.

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Obama’s stop at Symphony Hall was his second of three in Boston. He later went to a private residence for another fund-raising event..


Obama embraced Warren at Symphony Hall.

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Hundreds were in attendance at Symphony Hall.

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Court ruling on juvenile parole could affect Mass. sentences

The fates of at least 60 people serving life without parole in the state are unclear in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling today on juvenile sentencing.

Court retains centerpiece of Ariz. immigration law

The court rejected key provisions, but allowed to stand a hot-button portion that requires police officers to review the immigration status of all those they detain.

Bulger argues he has immunity

James “Whitey” Bulger says he had a deal with the government that grants him immunity from charges that include 19 alleged murders.

Marina Chavez, Constitution’s master at arms, will supervise the ship’s cannon salutes on July 4. When she eventually heads to a new assignment, she says “Working on this ship and learning the Navy’s history . . . will always be with me.”

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For Constitution crew, a historic assignment

When the USS Constitution ventures into Boston Harbor on July Fourth, it will take more than 60 Navy men and women to operate her. Surprisingly, the ship is a plum assignment for sailors.

The Ostrich-Feather Hat by Henri Matisse.

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Matisse’s ailing daughter portrayed with loving care

Henri Matisse’s love for his daughter is palpable in every inch of this painting, completed at a time of duress for his family.

East Bridgewater helps star athlete cope

After losing his mother three years ago, and his grandmother last month, Casey DeAndrade found support from a tightly knit community of family and friends.

A road on Hatteras Island, N.C., was flooded in August 2011 after Hurricane Irene swept through the area.

Rising sea level a threat in East, study says

Seas on the East Coast are rising faster than elsewhere, with Boston especially vulnerable.

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It’s time to reform a Mass. job-killer

Restrictive non-competition agreements harm workers and inhibit economic growth, argue State Senator Will Brownsberger and state Representative Lori Ehrlich.


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Marlon Byrd is suspended 50 games for failing PED test

Byrd, who played for the Red Sox this season, was suspended by Major League Baseball after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance.


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MIT’s Gordon Wetzstein showed an image using stacked LCD screens to create a 3-D effect, without glasses.

Holograms, 3-D said to be on verge of new era

Amid the resurgence of 3-D in movies and the continued evolution of computers, holography is poised to enter its second act, supporters say.

Health and wellness

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Can loneliness shorten your lifespan?

Researchers have once again found that those who report feeling lonely or living alone have a higher risk of dying than those who don’t, according to two studies.


All-Scholastics: Honoring the area’s best

It’s time to toast local athletes for their achievements. Led by Carla Forbes of Newton North, the season’s best shined bright.