Boehner strikes conciliatory tone over budget fight

House Speaker John Boehner said he is open to a revenue hike that also includes entitlement overhaul and tax code reform.

Mitt Romney departed his North End headquarters Wednesday after spending time with staff members, volunteers, and supporters.

Romney looks to future without political office in sights

As Mitt Romney takes stock of his failed campaign and his future, he is unlikely to again seek office, insiders say.

A trader worked on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange as the Dow Jones Industrials lost over 300 points.

Stock markets slump as Wall Street faces fiscal realities

The Dow Jones average fell 313 points as investors worried that a returning President Obama and Republicans will fail to reach a budget deal.

Some election predictions nail outcome, others miss badly

Election Day was a day when political prognosticators learned whether their crystal balls were accurate or not.

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Maps of state-by-state presidential results, town-by-town Senate results, and links to other US, state, and local races.

Tommy Heinsohn is seen coaching the Celtics during the NBA Finals against the Bucks in 1974.

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Why Tommy Heinsohn is a Celtics institution

The Celtics’ color commentator was one of the greatest players and coaches in Celtics history before he started torturing NBA officials from his broadcast perch.

Paul Pierce went up against the Wizards’ Emeka Okafor in the first quarter.

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Bass and Garnett lead Celtics over Wizards

Brandon Bass scored five straight points in overtime, helping the Boston Celtics pull out a 100-94 win over the Washington Wizards, and Kevin Garnett led the team with 20 points.

It was not skateboard weather for Joey Cohen, 11,  as he waited to be picked up after school in Newton.

Nor’easter brings snow to the region

Areas in Western and Central Massachusetts could see as much as 3 to 5 inches of snow tonight, with some areas getting up to 6, according to forecasts.

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// Drums Alive has fitness buffs channeling inner rock stars

This fusion of pulsating rhythms and energetic group fitness involves tapping beats with drumsticks onto exercise balls while performing choreographed cardio moves.


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Mass. pharmacy board chief fired after meningitis outbreak

James D. Coffey has been fired for allegedly ignoring a complaint in July about the Framingham compounding pharmacy at the center of the meningitis outbreak.