Edwards receives acquittal, mistrial

John Edwards addressed the media Thursday alongside his daughter, Cate Edwards (left), and his parents outside the federal courthouse in Greensboro, N.C.


Former presidential candidate John Edwards was found not guilty on one of six campaign fraud charges, and the jury could not reach verdicts on the other counts.

Appeals court rules against Defense of Marriage Act

A federal appeals court in Boston has ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act discriminates against gay couples.

The Podium

What does the DOMA ruling mean?

A local attorney says the decision is a large step toward equal rights for same-sex marriage, but there will be no immediate effect from the ruling.

Glitch delays benefits to 53,000 retired teachers

A human error in the state treasurer’s office caused the error

Jared Gilman stars as Sam in Wes Anderson's ”Moonrise Kingdom.”

Niko Tavernise

Friday Preview | Movie Review

Wes Anderson’s ‘Moonrise Kingdom’ rises to the occasion

He lives up to his promise in the tale of very young love.

In “Battlefield America,” school kids learn to become a competitive dance team called the Bad Boys.

Movie Review

‘Battlefield America’ is sweet, not street

If you’re looking for a tough, streetwise film about urban kids who enter a national hip-hop dance competition, “Battlefield America” is not your movie.

David Axelrod

In State House rally, Obama campaign knocks Romney

Obama strategist David Axelrod criticized Mitt Romney’s record as governor today, while Romney supporters fired back during the rally.

Nov. 22, 1963: Stunned readers saw the first pictures and read the first news clips from Dallas reporting the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The simple sign “President is dead” alerted those further back in the crowd to the terrible news.

From the archives | Photos

Boston’s Newspaper Row

Newspaper Row on Washington Street was home to many Boston newspapers, including the Globe, from the late 1800s to the 1950s.


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On basketball

Doc Rivers and the Celtics fell into a 2-0 series hole after Wednesday’s loss.

Celtics gave everything they had and still lost

That they showed a passion not yet seen this postseason provides little comfort. The Celtics must be demoralized after their Game 2 loss.

Nation & World

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