Church asks professor to mediate in dispute with bank

Harvard law professor Charles J. Ogletree said he is willing to act as a mediator in a loan dispute between the Charles Street African Methodist Episcopal Church and OneUnited Bank.

GOP candidates make final Super Tuesday pitches

Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich, and Ron Paul made their final appeals before voting in 10 states begins Tuesday.

Romney pushed health care mandate for US in 2009 article

Mitt Romney urged President Obama in 2009 to adopt an individual mandate as part of his national health care overhaul, according to an article unearthed by an online news site.

Boston Dynamics running robot sets speed record

A robot called Cheetah galloped 18 miles per hour, a new record for legged robots, the Waltham company said today.

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Joan Marcus

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‘Book of Mormon,’ ‘War Horse’ headed to Boston

The white-shirted missionaries of “The Book of Mormon’’ are headed to Boston next year, while Joey, the noble steed of “War Horse,’’ will gallop into town this fall.

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It’s a true story — these comedians are making lying fun

A popular monthly showcase in Jamaica Plain that is part game show, part psychological experiment is a chance for the audience to try to decide which performers are telling the truth, and which is a liar.

View from the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

Boeing 787 Dreamliner provides a civilized experience

Aboard the airliner, which starts flying out of Boston next month, passengers are bound to notice the incredible amount of light that fills the plane.

Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask was injured on this save in the second period Saturday against the Rangers. He left the game and will be out four to six weeks in a lower abdomin/groin strain.

Bruins sign Turco after Rask’s injury

The Bruins signed former NHL goalie Marty Turco today after Tuukka Rask was diagnosed with an injury that will sideline him for four to six weeks.

“I don’t want anybody else to feel the way I felt. It scares me how young people start bullying others.”

Daniella Toussaint,  a Brighton High School senior

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Kimani Washington, a witness in the Mattapan massacre trial, is shown an ammunition clip by lawyer John Amabile in this Feb. 22 photo.

Gun in Mattapan case found in home of key witness

A Boston detective testified today that a .40-caliber handgun linked to the Mattapan massacre was found in the home of the prosecution’s star witness, Kimani Washington.


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Celtics Notebook

E’Twaun Moore, a rookie guard from Purdue, was believed to be a potential rotation player, but the vast improvement of Avery Bradley has relegated Moore to the inactive list.

Doc Rivers decides to shorten the Celtics bench

The Celtics coach made some big decisions over the All-Star break, with perhaps the most telling that he will rely on fewer players.

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Liane Young is an associate professor of psychology at Boston College.

Morality in making decisions

Liane Young, an associate professor of psychology at BC, recently won a national award for early-career scientists for her work studying moral decision-making.


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‘Weathervane’ a meld of sound, movement

At Tishman Commons in Wellesley College, the group behind “Weathervane’’ made the most of the space, visibly and aurally, with their windswept world premiere.


“When [gas] prices spiked in the ’70s, the ’90s, or the ’00s, politicians of all stripes were enchanted by gilded promises of synfuels, ethanol, and hydrogen. Today, it’s pond scum.”

John E. Sununu 


“The story of St. John’s University reflects the power — and the threat — that such an education still represents to a proud nation that nevertheless hungers for new ideas.”

Patricia Wen  on the lost liberal arts university of China