Obama defends energy policy in New Hampshire

President Obama fired back today at intensifying criticism from his Republican rivals over his energy policy and rising gas prices.

Twitter gives Boston police, prosecutors data in hacking probe

The social media giant handed over subscriber information today for one Twitter account indirectly tied to the Occupy Boston protest.

The Bruins celebrated a goal in the third period that tied the game at three.

Bruins 4, Devils 3

Krejci’s hat trick lifts Bruins in OT

David Krejci had the second hat trick of his career to give the Bruins an overtime win over the New Jersey Devils.

“Being a part of the Red Sox organization of the past [15] years is  something I will always cherish,” Varitek said today at the team’s spring training complex in Ft. Myers, Fla.

Jason Varitek: decision to step aside ‘wasn’t easy’

The Red Sox catcher choked up as he thanked his teammates during today’s retirement announcement in Ft. Myers.

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‘Project X’ offers placeholder title, undistinguished result

A Pasadena blow-out turns into a druggy, apocalyptic scene culminating in riot police, news choppers, and a gentleman with a flamethrower.

Take 2: ‘Project X’

Ty Burr and Wesley Morris talk about “Project X,” a Todd Phillips-produced teen party movie.

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‘Kill List’ a captivating spiral down into doom

This is a scuzzy little cross between a crime movie and a horror freak-out that gets under your skin and stays there.

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Viggo Mortensen sees through the eyes of an outsider

The actor has made a career playing men beyond the mainstream. He is honored for his indie spirit with an award at the Coolidge Corner Theatre.

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‘Dear USPS . . .’

Amid post office cutbacks, a missive about the good, the bad, and the future of the United States Postal Service.

“Being a part of the Red Sox organization of the past [15] years is something I will always cherish.’’

Jason Varitek, on retiring from baseball today

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Boston Globe reporters Michael Kranish and Scott Helman talk about their new biography of GOP presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney.


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Christy Mihos and his wife, Andrea, in a 2006 file photo.

Mihos to seek treatment after alleged domestic assault

Former gubernatorial candidate Christy Mihos, who faces a possible assault and battery charge for allegedly pushing his wife, said today he had made mistakes and was seeking treatment.


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Galvin urges banks to offer free basic checking

Secretary of State William F. Galvin wants to bar banks from holding government deposits unless they offer free basic checking accounts to people under 19 or 65 and older.

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T.J. Lane, 17, was charged with three counts of aggravated murder, two counts of attempted aggravated murder and one count of felonious assault.

Teen charged in school shooting

A teenager was charged today with killing three students in an Ohio school. He could eventually be charged as an adult and face life without parole.


“As criminal justice became a clash of mandates and bureaucratic rules, it became untethered from what was once its basic function: separating the guilty from the innocent and delivering fair punishment.”

Leon Neyfakh, on “The Collapse of American Criminal Justice”