NStar says power restored

The utility urged customers to call if the electricity is still out this morning, as the power outages that kept parts of the Back Bay in darkness for more than two days appeared to end.

Brian McGrory

The powerful and the powerless

In the eerie silence that hung over most of Back Bay for the better part of two days, you could all but hear the dollars evaporate into the dark sky.

DiMasi says he testified to grand jury

Former House Speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi insisted that he didn’t provide significant information that prosecutors could use against current or former legislators.

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The Beverly police officer who was shot by a Hamilton police sergeant told superiors that he had never been intimate with the sergeant’s wife.

Harvard shows changes at primate lab

Low-tech fixes are intended to increase accountability of workers and add backup systems to prevent mistakes in animal care, which had contributed to the deaths of four monkeys.

Quincy Nang (right) waited to enter the Apple Store in Boston today to purchase the new Apple iPad.

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In Boston, Apple fans line up for new iPad

About 200 people waited this morning outside the Apple Store on Boylston Street to get the company’s newest gadget.

Actor George Clooney was led to a police vehicle after being arrested during a protest at the Sudan Embassy in Washington.

George Clooney arrested in protest at Sudanese Embassy

US Representative Jim Moran of Virginia and NAACP President Ben Jealous were also arrested after protesting the humanitarian crisis in Sudan.

A disappointed Corbin Miller walked back to the Harvard bench in the second half.

Bob Ryan

Harvard can be proud of basketball team

This group did what Harvard folk have talked about, and some may actually even have dreamed about, for decades.

Derrick Z. Jackson

In NCAA, record equality, unchanged inequalities

A record five schools in the NCAA tournament had a 100 percent graduation rate for African American players on men’s and women’s teams. But a racial divide in the men’s game remains.

“You always hear, does MIT have a basketball team? People don’t really think we’re going to be that good, just a bunch of nerds playing basketball.”

Jamie Karraker,  guard for MIT’s basketball team

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Clergy calling for boycott of OneUnited Bank

A group of religious leaders urged customers to withdraw their funds because the bank is planning to foreclose on the nearby Charles Street African Methodist Episcopal Church.


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One nation, divided, in ‘Ameriville’

The play delivers a fierce and scorching reminder of the lives that were shattered by Hurricane Katrina, and the governmental incompetence or indifference that allowed it to happen.

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“The best-selling board game today is the board game that was the best-selling board game in 1936. That is Monopoly.”

Game publisher Eric Hautemont