Sheldon Adelson won’t seek a casino in Mass.

Deterred by the state’s plan for multiple facilities, the casino company run by the billionaire Boston native will bypass the chance to build in Mass.

Study suggests online courses as good as classroom

The only difference between the two groups in the study was that the online students appeared to learn faster.

Cape Wind foe Koch chips in for Romney

William Koch, the Osterville summer resident who helped bankroll Cape Wind’s opposition, donated $2 million to a super PAC supporting Mitt Romney.

Democratic Party tracker Martin Geldhof videotaped Senator Scott Brown at Newton South High School.

Greg M. Cooper for The Boston Globe

Candidates wary as opposition cameras roll

The political equivalent of paparazzi, video trackers have been used for at least 16 years in Mass., and the contest between Senator Brown and Elizabeth Warren is no exception.


Newton officials call tomato display illegal

Eli Katzoff’s tomato-growing front-yard display, which includes 34 red hanging buckets of tomato plants, needs to be removed or the city will send him a notice of violation.

Bob Ryan

Celtics’ late surge sealed the Game 5 win

After hanging around for most of the game, the Celtics went on an embarrassing 31-12 run starting late in the third on their way to routing the Sixers.

Curt Schilling’s 38 Studios received $75 million in guaranteed loans in 2010 from the State of Rhode Island after Massachusetts declined. Last week, the company missed a $1.1 million payment.

Politicians can find start-ups hard to resist

Looking to bolster their image, politicians will invest taxpayer money in start-ups, but as often as not, the economic returns never materialize.

Healthy men told to skip prostate test

A government panel concluded that the harm caused by the PSA blood test for prostate cancer outweighed its benefits.

Comcast demonstrated its new system in Boston at the cable industry’s biggest trade event, The Cable Show.

From Comcast, TV as data center

Boston will be the first to get a new service that could turn the home TV into a home data center, tracking everything from business appointments to household security.


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Game 5 | Celtics 101, 76ers 85

The Celtics’ Brandon Bass fires a third-quarter shot over the 76ers’ Evan Turner. Bass sparkled with 18 points in the quarter.

Celtics push Sixers to the brink

Brandon Bass erupted for 27 points as the Celtics routed the 76ers in the second half in taking a 101-85 Game 5 victory at TD Garden.


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Claire Hayes of Mansfield, graduating from Boston College, gave a thumbs-up to her family.

Speaker’s lessons resonate with BC graduates

Bob Woodruff, a journalist who was nearly killed six years ago in Iraq, urged graduates to give back, practice faith, purse their passions, and never forget the importance of friends and family.


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Facebook’s stock closed at $34.03, down 11 percent from Friday’s closing price.

Facebook’s stock slides in 2d day of trading

After the social network’s stock fizzled on Friday in its long-awaited debut, its stock fell 11 percent on Monday, even as the rest of the stock market rallied.


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G Force

Bird watching for kids

Bill Thompson III is editor of the bimonthly Bird Watcher’s Digest and author of “The Young Birder’s Guide to Birds of North America.”

Globe 100

From Sunday’s Globe | Globe 100

Left to right: Monalisa Smith of Mothers for Justice and Equality, David Hunter of REBIScan, Hugh Herr of iWalk, and David Cancel of HubSpot.

The most innovative people in Massachusetts

These 12 pioneering individuals embody the creativity and ambition that distinguish our state.