N.H. at center of campaign

President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney held dueling rallies in Portsmouth and Nashua on Friday.

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In his Thursday speech, Joe Biden jabbed Mitt Romney and the “Bain way,” even though the Obama administration has tapped some talent from Bain & Co.

Drug convictions may be at risk

Thousands of criminal cases could be affected and convictions overturned throughout the state as drugs seized as evidence may have been routinely destroyed by police.

Man dies of West Nile virus

A Worcester man in his 60s has died of West Nile virus, the first fatal case in Massachusetts since 2005.

Fahim Hamid (left) and Nael Nacer play Amir at different ages in New Repertory Theatre’s “The Kite Runner.’’

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Afghanistan on intimate scale in ‘The Kite Runner’

Khaled Hosseini’s best-selling novel, which presented a different version of Afghanistan than that normally seen on the news, is now a play.

Lisa Daley of Weymouth and son Luke enjoyed an outing at Pleasure Bay in South Boston.

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Best and worst places in Boston for families with strollers

We quizzed a number of moms and nannies about the most and least stroller-friendly destinations in and around the city. Here’s what they had to say.

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The damning report on BU hockey’s “culture of sexual entitlement” makes it clear that coach Jack Parker is failing his players.

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For a long time, Boston remained a baseball town even as much of the country loved the NFL. But with the Red Sox’ recent capitulation, the Patriots are now the kings.

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The controversial trial and execution of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti in Massachusetts in the 1920’s caused much tension in the US and around the world.

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On Thursday, French authorities were at the campsite where a British family was believed to be vacationing before they were attacked and three people were shot to death. The campsite is near Lake Annecy, an area in the Alps not far from France’s borders with Switzerland and Italy.

After shooting in France, girl, 4, hid beneath dead kin

Apparently frozen in terror, a 4-year-old girl crouched silently for eight hours beneath her dead mother and grandmother in the back of a BMW on a forest road in the French Alps.