Seaport District to get new office tower

The developer of the massive Channel Center complex in Boston’s Seaport District is proposing construction of an 11-story office building, public parks, and a parking garage.

// Bad week may haunt Warren

Elizabeth Warren has been roundly criticized over her claims to Native American ancestry, which appeared in a major legal directory.

Menino plays hard to get in Senate race

Mayor Thomas Menino has said he will not break from his party and back Senator Scott Brown, but has been noncommittal on endorsing Elizabeth Warren.

House targets health spending

Massachusetts House leaders called for new limits on the fees charged by hospitals and doctors and for creation of an agency to monitor medical spending.

// Dissident’s saga watched by Bostonians

Many Chinese-Americans in the Boston area felt a personal stake in the tense diplomatic standoff over Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng.

 Stephen Perez, Jr. was shot in the Theatre District.

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Opinion | lawrence harmon

Boston’s deadliest hour

Extending club licenses until 3 or 4 a.m. won’t eliminate violence. But it would thin out the crowds and give police a better opportunity to arrest more troublemakers.

// Alzheimer’s program has special meaning for Harvard student

Every Sunday, Harvard pre-med student Ryan Christ goes to a Roslindale nursing home to visit the woman he calls his mentor, an 85-year-old physician named Sofia Itkis.

Elizabeth Warren stands with one of her three brothers and her parents in 1955.


Are you ‘diverse’?

For mixed-race Americans who mean neither to exploit their ancestry nor minimize it, brushing aside the issue is harder than it seems.

Dan Shaughnessy

Hawks should be easier prey for Celtics

Before the Celtics make a run at the conference finals, they must beat these Atlanta Hawks. And that’s proving to be a little harder than it should be.


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Game 3: Celtics 90, Hawks 84

Kevin Garnett’s heads-up dunk off a missed layup by Rajon Rondo gave the Celtics an 88-84 lead with 28.1 seconds left in overtime of Game 3, forcing the Hawks to call an immediate timeout.

Celtics down Hawks in OT

Despite all the tricks up Rajon Rondo’s sleeve and the return of shooting ace Ray Allen, Friday’s contest went to overtime before the Celtics took a 90-84 victory.


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 Housing advocates showed up to protest against Bank of America by projecting the words of five families who had their homes foreclosed.

Protesters send digitized memo to bank

City Life/Vita Urbana projected the words of homeowners who have either been foreclosed on or facing the threat of losing their homes onto Bank of America buildings.


Political Notebook

Numbers of black, Hispanic voters fall

The large decrease is attributed to the ailing economy, which forced many Americans to move in search of work or because of other financial upheaval.


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Social media blitz lands a job for Dave

Dave Cutler’s frenzy of social media self-promotion finally paid off in April when he landed a job as a social media specialist at a Somerville software firm.

Nation & World

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A guard tower in the Guantanamo Bay US Naval Base in Cuba.

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, co-defendants appear before Guantanamo judge

The self-proclaimed mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks and four accused co-conspirators appeared in public for the first time in more than three years on Saturday.