Biden ‘comfortable’ with gay marriage rights

While voicing his view Sunday, Vice President Joe Biden did not say whether the Obama administration would officially endorse gay marriage in a second term.


Dear diary: I dated a future president

A new book that is supposed to reveal the real Barack Obama does it by unveiling the diaries, letters, and memories of the president’s old girlfriends.


Senior Al-Qaeda leader killed in Yemen

Fahd al-Quso, on the FBI’s most wanted list for his role in the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole warship, was reportedly killed Sunday in an airstrike.

French President-Elect Francois Hollande celebrated his win in Tulle, France, Sunday.

Hollande defeats Sarkozy in French presidential election

Francois Hollande defeated French President Nicolas Sarkozy as voters handed control of the second-biggest European economy to the Socialists for the first time in 17 years.

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Delving into female memory loss

New research is showing that although memory does decline during the early part of menopause, it bounces back later in most women.

Paul Krugman.


Paul Krugman: Economist and sci-fi buff

From the bully pulpit of his New York Times column, Paul Krugman has been explaining why numbers matters since 1999.

Celtics 101, Hawks 79, game 4 | NBA playoffs

Celtics pounce on Hawks, take 3-1 series lead

Led by Paul Pierce, the Celtics coasted to a 22-point victory on Sunday and put the Atlanta Hawks on the verge of elimination in their first-round playoff series.

Dustin Pedroia grimaced after flying out in the fifth inning Sunday.

Orioles 9, Red Sox 6 | 17 innings

Orioles outlast Red Sox in marathon game

Orioles first baseman Chris Davis pitched two scoreless innings of relief after Baltimore ran out of pitchers and got the win over the Red Sox in a game that lasted 6 hours, 7 minutes.


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Critic’s Notebook

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

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.


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Dreaming up new online video game ideas

Jason Krupat, 38, is the mastermind behind the games launched by GSN, a multimedia entertainment company and creator of the online Wheel of Fortune.

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Jake Jermanok takes an unexpected dip in the Kananaskis River.

A family adventure in the Canadian Rockies

Rafting the rapids and climbing the heights, a family of four finds new paths to adventure in the splendor of Alperta’s alpine wonderland.