Romney paid 14.1% tax rate in 2011

Mitt Romney paid an effective federal tax rate of 14.1 percent last year on $13.7 million in income, and is also releasing a 20-year snapshot of returns.

Elizabeth Warren and Mayor Thomas M. Menino appeared together Friday at a rally in Roslindale.

Menino says Warren ‘would have my back, and so I have hers’

At a Roslindale rally attended by several hundred supporters, Mayor Thomas Menino said he had withheld his backing earlier until he got to know Elizabeth Warren better.

Scott Brown

Brown rips Warren on asbestos case

Senator Scott Brown defended his aggressive performance in last night’s debate and again hit Elizabeth Warren for representing a company in an asbestos lawsuit.

A protester gestured Friday near the burning headquarters of the hardline Islamist militia group Ansar al-Shariah in Benghazi, Libya.

Libyans storm militia compound

Hundreds of protesters set fire to the compound of one of Libya’s Islamic extremist groups Friday, in an apparent reaction against last week’s attack on the US Consulate.

 Sylvester Stallone famously takes no guff in the 2008 film “Rambo.”


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US foreign policy needs less Rambo, more Kissinger

Both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney should recognize that our success in dealing with the world depends not just on strength but on sagacity, writes Edward L. Glaeser.

Boston Capital

Eric Rosengren a key figure in debate over economic stimulus

The president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston said buying $40 billion of mortgage-backed bonds every month could boost a real estate recovery and combat unemployment.

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Thinking about renovating this important room? Designers share the latest news in cabinets, appliances, and more.

Jon Lester pitched during the first inning, when plenty of empty seats could be seen at Fenway Park.

orioles 4, red sox 2

Red Sox dropped by Orioles

After posting a 14-0 mark in his first 20 career starts against the Baltimore Orioles, Jon Lester picked up his first loss against them.