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Obama summons lawmakers for shutdown talks

In a meeting Wednesday with congressional leaders, President Obama is expected to urge the House to pass a spending bill to allow the government to reopen.

Adrian Walker

Government shut down, Capuano quietly seethes

Longtime congressman Mike Capuano isn’t optimistic about a quick resolution to the first government shutdown in 17 years.

Tom Clancy.

Author Tom Clancy dies at age 66

The famed author of books such as “The Hunt for Red October” and “Patriot Games” has died.


New plans for garage development focus on street

After his pitch for skyscrapers at the Harbor Garage fell flat, Donald Chiofaro’s new plans offer up such street-level ideas as public art, swimming, and skating.

The creme brulee at the Boston College Chief Executives’ Club luncheon.

Shirley Leung

Will menu change ruin Boston’s best networking event?

By swapping the buffet at its luncheon and ditching the prized creme brulee, BC’s CEO Club has irked some members.

Mike Napoli was scraggly since spring training, and the beard idea, well, just grew on his teammates.

Red Sox’ ‘beard bonding’ symbolic of attitude adjustment

The thing about the Red Sox beards that gets missed is that it’s not really about the beards. It’s about what they represent.


julio frenk

// The ACA’s crucial prevention component

The Affordable Care Act’s funding for public health and prevention is a necessary part of a wide-ranging health effort.


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ON FOOTBALL | Midweek Report

Patriots cornerback Alfonzo Dennard was able to hold Falcons star receiver Julio Jones in check Sunday night.

Patriots did things their way against Falcons

Patriots coach Bill Belichick dictated most of the terms of Sunday night’s 30-23 win over the Falcons — emphasis on “most.”

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