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Health care ruling may redefine reaches of federal power

The Supreme Court’s health care decision will be an opportunity for the justices to help establish the role of government in the everyday lives of Americans.

Brown, Warren clash at a distance

US Senator Scott Brown and challenger Elizabeth Warren addressed their supporters in parallel appearances Wednesday night.

Lawmakers reach deal on roads, student loans

Congressional leaders have agreed to deals to overhaul the nation’s transportation programs and avoid a doubling of interest rates for student loans, officials said.

Boston University student Alexander Nisenzon, 21, attended his arraignment hearing at Brighton District Court for his participation in an alleged hazing incident at an Ashford Street residence in April.

Most charges being dropped in BU hazing case

Charges stem from an alleged April incident in which Boston University students were bound, beaten, and covered with honey, hot sauce, and other condiments.

Left fielder Darnell McDonald and the rest of the Boston Red Sox celebrated their win, which moved them into a third-place tie with the Rays in the AL East.

Red Sox 10, Blue Jays 4

Red Sox end homestand with a bang

The Red Sox scored six runs in the first inning and David Oritz hit his 399th career home run to finish their homestand 7-2.

“The Rocky Horror Picture Show’’ has been a longtime midnight feature at the AMC Loews theater in Harvard Square, which closes July 8.

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‘Rocky Horror’ midnight madness ends in Harvard Square

When the AMC Loews Harvard Square 5 theater closes its doors next month, it will mark the end of a 28-year tradition.

Smelly seaweed covered rocks at Stage Point Cove near Plymouth.

Invasive seaweed threatens New England coast

From Cape Ann to Cape Cod, beaches have been blanketed in recent weeks with the smelly seaweed that hails from Japan.

“Ted,” starring Mark Wahlberg and Seth MacFarlane as the voice of Ted, is not for those who frown on juvenile humor.

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‘Ted’ a crass but hilarious bromance

Seth MacFarlane’s debut feature film is a crass, surprisingly sentimental bromance about a grown boy and his teddy bear.

Sheldon Rotenberg played violin with the Boston Symphony Orchestra for more than four decades.

Sheldon Rotenberg; BSO violinist saw music history up close

Mr. Rotenberg began his tenure at the Boston Symphony Orchestra under the revered Serge Koussevitzky and continued under four other music directors. He died at 95.


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Office high-rise would join list of Boston’s tallest

Entrepreneur Steve Belkin is renewing his effort to build a skyscraper in the Financial District that would rival the city’s tallest buildings.


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Brazilian singer Céu mixes Latin and Caribbean rhythms with Brazilian ones, and even adds a rock beat to some of her songs.

Brazilian’s road album draws from touring, tradition

Céu, who plays Brighton Music Hall on Thursday, says her third CD, “Caravana Sereia Bloom,” is meant to capture “many aspects of the road.”