Slow economic recovery fits post-crisis pattern

The nation has regained only about half of the nearly 9 million jobs lost in the recession, a slow recovery that analysts say is to be expected given the nature of the downturn.

Candidates to narrow focus on small batch of swing states

President Obama and Mitt Romney are competing for a sliver of undecided voters in a small number of swing states.

Severe storms roll into Mass.

A line of strong storms moved east into the state from New York, where the system spawned at least one tornado.

Monsignor Robert P. Deeley is one of two Americans whom the Vatican summoned to Rome in 2004 to help reduce a logjam of sexual abuse cases pending against priests.

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Priests, accusers press for resolution

Fifteen Boston priests facing abuse allegations have awaited a verdict for years, leaving both sides mired in a frustrating legal limbo. Clockwise, the Rev. Paul Manning, the Rev. Jay Mullin, and the Rev. James Foley.

Twice implicated, priest fights for a decision

For 13 years, the Rev. James J. Foley has survived in a kind of purgatorial state, waiting for the church to decide whether or not to dismiss him.

Gene Anthony’s photograph of Ken Kesey’s iconic bus at the San Francisco State Acid Test in 1966. The photograph is part of the “Kennedy to Kent State” exhibit at the Worcester Art Museum.

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From Kennedy to Kent State, the 1960s in photos

David Davis’s collection at the Worcester Art Museum features 100 iconic news photographs of the ‘60s and took 12 years to compile.

Tom Brady and the Patriots will open the 2012 season in Nashville.

Patriots at Titans, Sunday at 1 p.m., CBS

How the Patriots, Titans match up

The Boston Globe breaks down the X’s and O’s for the Patriots trip to Nashville for opening weekend and offers a prediction for who will win.

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From the Archives | Photo gallery

// Sacco and Vanzetti

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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Stephen Strasburg

Strasburg shut down by Nationals

The Nationals have shut down righthanded pitcher Stephen Strasburg for the season, ending a hotly debated topic on how much the ace should pitch in his first full season following arm surgery.

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Calls for Mo. bishop to quit grow louder

Calls for Bishop Robert Finn’s resignation intensified after he became the highest-ranking US church official convicted of a crime related to the child sex abuse scandal.


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Fall Travel: Weekend Getaways

Things to do in the Berkshires

Looking for a culture-packed autumn trip? Consider these sure-to-please historic homes, museums, and art collections.