Seaport District to get new office tower

The developer of the Channel Center complex is proposing construction of an 11-story office building, public parks, and a parking garage.

Dozens protest proposed Wal-Mart in Watertown

The protestors demonstrated their opposition to the possible construction of a superstore on a 7.8 acre property located at Irving and Arsenal streets.

President Barack Obama spoke during a campaign rally at Ohio State University on Saturday.

Obama rips into Mitt Romney at Ohio rally

At his first official campaign rally of the year, President Obama tore into Romney as eager to ‘‘rubber stamp’’ a conservative Republican congressional agenda.

Bishop will skip college’s ceremony

The bishop who told Anna Maria College officials that Victoria Reggie Kennedy was not an appropriate speaker for commencement has been asked to skip the ceremony.

The Red Sox have lost nine of their last 10 games at Fenway Park.

Orioles 8, Red Sox 2

Red Sox drop 4th straight

The Orioles knocked out starter Aaron Cook after 2 2-3 innings and built an 8-0 lead after three on their way to the victory Saturday.

Exclusive Sunday Preview

A sampling of stories from this Sunday's Globe.


HBO’s “Girls” has been criticized for not featuring any lead cast members of color.

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Critic’s Notebook

Struggling with the diversity challenge on TV

In this moment where discussions of the representations of race on TV and racial flare-ups in the real world seem to be bubbling up all over, Sarah Rodman highlights shows that deftly make “visibility” invisible.

Bryn Terfel in “Das Rheingold” at the Metropolitan Opera, which has been rolling out “Ring” productions over the last two seasons.

Arts | third ear

The Met’s digital Valhalla: technology and the ‘Ring’

In Robert Lepage’s newest set of productions for the Met, coming soon to a movie theater near you, technological wizardry becomes an end in itself, and provides a cautionary tale.

Acadia National Park: A peaceful dawn breaks at Monument Cove.


Classic spring landscapes that await your camera

While there are plenty of places close to home that make for great spring photo destinations, New England is full of wild and beautiful locations within half a day’s drive of Boston.


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On basketball

Rondo leads the way, as adventure continues

Rajon Rondo was a busy bee during the Celtics’ 90-84 overtime win over the Atlanta Hawks in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference first-round series.


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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/Vida 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.


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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 at arraignment

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.