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.

Rebecca Ramsay observed black swallow-wort on Forest Street in Cambridge.


Cambridge declares war on invasive vine

The “Cambridge Pod Patrol” has targeted the black swallow-wort, a type of milkweed, but it’s unlikely to be a winning battle.

Bullhorn software in demand

Nearly all of the nation’s staffing firms use applicant tracking systems like Bullhorn, which is the biggest Internet-based model in the industry.

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.

Mike Maida arranges Patriots items at Pawsh dog boutique in Back Bay. Only tourists have been buying Red Sox gear, he said.

Red Sox fans hope Patriots can ease pain

The lackluster play of the Red Sox has New England fans pining for the Patriots season to begin.

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// Fall Arts Preview 2012

As the weather cools, the season heats up. Here’s your guide to the best in theater, dance, art, music, and more.

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Missionaries bask in Romney’s run

If you’re a Mormon missionary, Mitt Romney’s presidential run has been pretty good for business. Even around typically standoffish Bostonians.

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// 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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Blue Jays 9, Red Sox 2

Daisuke Matsuzaka gave up five runs in 1 1/3 innings and the Red Sox lost, 9-2.

Red Sox rocked by the Blue Jays

Daisuke Matsuzaka gave up five runs in 1 1/3 innings, and the Red Sox took sole possession of last place.


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Marine from West Bridgewater killed on way to drill

Corporal Robert Magee, 28, was on the Massachusetts Turnpike, driving to Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee when, police say, a wrong-way driver collided with his car head on.


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Daniel Day Lewis stars as President Abraham Lincoln in this scene from director Steven Spielberg's “Lincoln

Fall Movie Preview 2012

It’s as if the entire film industry had decided to lead with its chin and dare audiences to accept the unexpected. If ever a slate of movies had “PROVE IT” stamped on its forehead, this is it.

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