Winner of popular vote may be denied presidency

President Obama, shown with Vice President Joe Biden in Dayton, Ohio, called his rival a victim of “Romnesia” who forgets his earlier positions. Mitt Romney, joined by running mate Paul Ryan in Henderson, Nev., dismissed Obama as a man out of ideas and out of excuses.


The close race between President Obama and Mitt Romney has once again raised the possibility of a candidate losing through the Electoral College result.

For one sweater shoot, Scott Brown stared at breaking surf on a Fire Island beach with model Julianne Phillips.

Modeling years gave Scott Brown an early boost

The senator’s several year stint as a model not only paid for his law school education, but for a brief time hoisted him to a certain kind of celebrity.

Brian McGrory

Presidential debates were amazing TV

These weren’t just presidential face-offs between President Obama and Mitt Romney. This was the greatest reality show in the history of television.

Joseph Kennedy III talked with supporters Sept. 6 in Taunton.

Editorial | fourth district endorsement

Still a work in progress, Kennedy shows natural gifts

Joseph Kennedy III has natural political gifts that make up for his inexperience, and voters can feel confident he will grow into an effective advocate for the Fourth District.

// State faults pharmacy on sterility, testing

The Framingham pharmacy at the center of a meningitis outbreak did not follow proper sterility procedures and shipped drugs before safety tests were completed, an inspection found.

Even as A123 grew and expanded, the company’s revenues failed to keep up with costs.

David Goldman/Boston Herald via AP/File

Cash-fueled climb led to fall of A123 Systems

A flood of government money would sow the seeds of the Waltham battery maker’s fall, enticing it to ramp up commercial production too quickly.

Red Sox GM Ben Cherington now has his man, John Farrell, in the manager’s office.

Christopher L. Gasper

Ben Cherington gets first taste of power

In John Farrell, the Red Sox GM got a manager suited to his taste. Now, Cherington has to show he can give Farrell the ingredients for success.

Concussions bring more scrutiny in youth football

Coaches and parents said they were aghast to hear about a Pop Warner game in central Mass. where five players sustained concussions.