Winner of popular vote may be denied presidency

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

// Modeling years gave Brown an early boost

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

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Republican Richard Mourdock spoke during a debate with Democrat Joe Donnelly and Libertarian Andrew Horning Tuesday in New Albany, Ind.

GOP Senate candidate under fire after comments on rape

In a televised debate, Republican candidate Richard Mourdock of Indiana said that when a woman becomes pregnant during a rape, ‘‘that’s something God intended.’’

Warren leads Brown by 5 points in latest Senate poll

The WBUR survey is a reversal of a similar survey earlier this month, which found Senator Brown ahead of Elizabeth Warren by 4 percentage points.

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

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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.

David Ortiz was one of the few veteran players who supported Bobby Valentine last season.

Bobby Valentine says David Ortiz quit on Red Sox

In an interview with Bob Costas, the former manager suggested the injured Red Sox DH could have played at the end of last season.

Ben Cherington watched as his new manager, John Farrell, spoke on Tuesday.

Christopher L. Gasper

Now Ben Cherington must prove himself

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.

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.


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The New York Times, citing a high-ranking company official it did not name, reported that hackers had made unauthorized purchases on some customer credit cards.

Barnes & Noble warns customers after data breach

Devices used by customers to swipe credit and debit cards were tampered with in nine states, including the Chestnut Hill, Hingham, and East Walpole stores in Mass.