Court examines if health law can stand without mandate

In the final day of hearings, Supreme Court justices explored whether aspects of President Obama’s health care law could remain without an individual mandate.

Rubio endorses Romney in GOP race

US Senator Marco Rubio of Florida endorsed Mitt Romney Wednesday night, saying it’s time for the party to unite behind the candidate who has “earned” the nomination.

MBTA proposes 23% fare hike, limited service cuts

The transportation secretary called the plan a “one-year solution,” and warned that riders could see more fare increases and service cuts in the future.

Prosecutor: Reputed mobster may have info on Gardner heist

Investigators believe a reputed La Cosa Nostra member may have information related to the notorious 1990 Boston art heist.


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Tales of calamities and comedy

Rachel Dratch, a Lexington native and SNL alum, has written an open-ended personal story, which gives the book some lovely honesty.

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‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ fever grows in Boston

The steamy book — dubbed by some as “mommy porn’’ — started life as an underground phenomenon, but as women worldwide gushed about it, the craze grew.

Top Mass. prosecutors push for expanded wiretapping

The state’s district attorneys want to extend the state’s wiretapping law and make it easier to take DNA samples from convicted felons.

Celtics guard Avery Bradley tried to get past Jazz guard Earl Watson in the first half of Boston’s win Wednesday at TD Garden.

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Boston pulls away from Utah

Boston’s victory over the Utah Jazz Wednesday night was its fifth win in six games and put the Celtics in a tie with Philadelphia atop the Atlantic Division.


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