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Clark posts lopsided victory in special election

State senator Katherine Clark defeated three opponents to win the special election to fill Senator Edward Markey’s former seat.


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Congressional negotiators reach budget pact

Bipartisan negotiators reached a budget agreement to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon.

Police move on protest camp in Ukrainian capital

The action by authorities in Kiev occurred as protesters remained defiant and Western diplomats tried to reduce tensions.

Kevin Garnett took a shot over Jared Sullinger as Jeff Green looked on.

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nets 104, celtics 96

Celtics can’t get past Garnett, Pierce, and rest of Nets

Boston saw its three-game win streak end as Brooklyn had all its players available, including former Celtics Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce.

Crab and red lentil kibbeh with coconut, green papaya, and zhoug at Sarma.


Ana Sortun’s Sarma shines in Somerville

Sortun’s new venture shines in Winter Hill under chef Cassie Piuma’s imaginative direction.

Brian Mercury’s Harvest cremeux has salted caramel center.

The mystique of cremeux: chocolate and finesse

While the dish is not new, it’s less widely known than chocolate pudding, mousse, pots de creme, and other rich chocolate desserts.

A 2013 study claims that the more one looks at photographs of food, the less they will be with satisfied with their meals.

Loss of appetite from food photos?

A steadily growing foodie culture, paired with perpetual access to social media, has given new life to amateur food photography.


Farah stockman

// The pseudo-citizen

Are permanent guest workers really a compromise worth seeking for the United States?


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How daring do Red Sox want to be?

With his bullpen strengthened and his catching situation stabilized, Red Sox GM Ben Cherington has the flexibility to make a big move.