Sebelius apologizes for health care website ‘debacle’

Lawmakers are expected to grill top health official Kathleen Sebelius over problems with the rollout of the government’s health care website.

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‘‘Hold me accountable” for the technical problems plaguing website, top US health official Kathleen Sebelius told a House committee.

Besieged President Obama heads to Boston

The president will highlight the Bay State’s success at expanding insurance coverage as attacks mount on the national health care law rollout.

Martin Walsh and John Connolly debated for an hour.

Boston mayoral rivals swing away in final debate

Desperate for an edge in a tight race marked by few major policy differences, John Connolly and Martin Walsh ripped each other’s background.

In 1975, Carlton Fisk’s walk-off home run allowed the Red Sox to force a seventh game of the World Series against Cincinnati.


Dan Shaughnessy

In Game 6, Red Sox have had ups and downs

From Carlton Fisk’s home run in 1975 to Bill Buckner’s error in 1986, Red Sox fans have seen heaven and hell in Game 6.

Koji Uehara is blogging about “The battle against St. Louis” in his native Japanese.

Translating Red Sox closer Koji Uehara’s blog

The Globe enlisted the help of a Harvard senior to translate the blog, which is in Uehara’s native Japanese, and the posts are illuminating.

Clay Buchholz (left) and John Lackey, Wednesday night’s Game 6 starter, look on during batting practice Tuesday.

John Lackey can cap redemptive Red Sox season

Starting a potential World Series clincher is not new ground for Lackey, who won Game 7 for the Angels in the 2002 Fall Classic.

Samantha Power, the US ambassador to the United Nations, posts on Twitter about Syria and the Sox.

Far-flung Red Sox fans connect on social media

Facebook and Twitter create a sense of connection, of being part of a bigger group, many say, even when they are alone on the couch.



// Keeping the mayor’s race in perspective

Here’s one thing you can say with certainty: Both candidates are good and decent individuals.


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Patriots coach Bill Belichick went blitz crazy in the second half against the Dolphins.

Patriots used blitz to rally back against Dolphins

Bill Belichick didn’t call many blitzes for his defense through the first seven games. Sunday, the Patriots coach brought the house.