Facebook prices IPO at $38 per share

Facebook raised $16 billion in the biggest initial public offering by a technology company in history, pricing the shares at the top end of an increased range.

Curt Schilling firm to make $1.1m payment, may miss payroll

Gov. Lincoln Chafee said 38 Studios is paying the $1.1 million it defaulted on this month, while a company spokeswoman said it would be unable to make its payroll this week.

Court clarifies rules on drunken driving sanctions

The state’s highest court ruled that drivers who admit to sufficient facts, but are not convicted, cannot face increased sanctions under Melanie’s Law.

Super PAC abandons plan to link Obama to reverend

After the proposed $10 million campaign was leaked, Mitt Romney condemned it, even though Romney himself mentioned the controversial Rev. Jeremiah Wright in February.

Mashpee tribe, Taunton agree on casino payments

In addition to $33 million up front, the tribe also promised the city $13 million a year once — and if — the tribe builds and opens its $500 million resort casino.

From “Surviving Progress,’’ a view of Chongqing, China, one of the fast-growing urban areas in the world.


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‘Surviving Progress’ expertly made, intellectually muddled

This Canadian documentary is a slick jeremiad, writes Mark Feeney.

Elizabeth Banks (left) and Brooklyn Decker in “What to Expect When You’re Expecting.’’


‘What to Expect When You’re Expecting’ delivers

The writing is sharp and the performances bright, and there are laughs to be had for those who’ve been there.

Tadanobu Asano (left) and Taylor Kitsch in a scene from “Battleship,” inspired by the game of the same name.


With ‘Battleship,’ ‘Transformers’ goes to sea

Hasbro’s corporate dreams of duplicating its success with that unabashedly toyetic franchise are precisely what led to “Battleship.”

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2012/05/17/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/Obit Donna Summer.JPEG-07e61--90x90.jpg Disco legend Donna Summer dead at 63

The Dorchester native gained prominence during the disco era of the 1970s, and released a number of albums that have reached gold or platinum status.


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