Facebook stock debuts

Shares of Facebook rose as high as rose to $42.05 as trading began this morning.

New Bedford teen shot to death by police was troubled

The 15-year-old had a history of behavioral problems linked to the death of his father, who reportedly died in an altercation with police.

Driver charged in crash that killed 3 BU students

The 20-year-old US citizen will face charges in New Zealand in the deaths and injuries from last week’s crash.

Mass. Maritime cadet arrested after allegedly striking three people with car

The Massachusetts Maritime Academy junior was returning from a bar in Bourne when the accident occured.

Two decades later, Morning Star Baptist violence still resonates

A 1992 stabbing and shooting during a solemn funeral turned the Mattapan sanctuary into just another street corner, and Boston reached a breaking point.

Maynard, MA 071609 (ltor) Brett Close(cq), president & ceo, & Curt Schilling(cq), founder & chairman, attend a meeting at 38 Studios in Maynard, Thursday, July 16, 2009. (Globe Staff/Wendy Maeda) section: Business slug: 19innova reporter: Scott Kirsner Library Tag 03242010

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Dan Shaughnessy

Shame on Curt Schilling

In his picked-up pieces column, Dan Shaughnessy says Schilling is the man who railed about government spending, then had his hand out for corporate welfare.

Manchester,NH 12/05/07: During a presidential campaign event held in the auditorium of the Derryfield School, republican candidate Sen. John McCain was joined by Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff) section:metro slug:06notebook Library Tag 03062008 Names / library tag 09042009 op-ed

brian mcgrory

Schilling a hypocrite on small government

Maybe this experience will give Schilling a greater appreciation for government. But that, like his video game, is probably pure fantasy.

High-risk video game venture has R.I., Schilling reeling

After missing a $1.1 million payment and a plea from Schilling for more assistance, 38 Studios has said it does not not have enough money to pay its employees.

Path to success with Posse Foundation

The program places groups of students from the same urban communities in prestigious colleges each year.


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Donna Summer performed at the close of the Nobel Peace concert in Oslo in 2009.

Boston-bred pop star Donna Summer dies 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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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.”