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Airstrike kills 11 Afghan children, officials say

The airstrike occurred during fighting between Afghan forces and Taliban militants that left at least 20 dead.

Kevin Garnett (right) and Paul Pierce (behind Garnett) are pictured on the floor two hours before the start of the game.

Wizards at Celtics | 6 p.m.

Garnett, Pierce to start tonight

Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce were named in the Celtics’ starting lineup. Both players have been off the court due to ankle injuries.

Will Middlebrooks celebrated in the dugout after hitting a home run off Dave Bush in the seventh inning, his third of the game.

Red sox 13, Blue Jays 0

Red Sox erupt in Toronto

The Red Sox hit six home runs, including three by Will Middlebrooks, and Jon Lester pitched seven scoreless innings.

Gronkowski has infection and could need more surgery

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski may have an infection in his left arm where he has already had more than one surgery.

Guests gathered last September for a dinner in a field at Pete’s Greens in Greensboro, Vermont; it was organized by Outstanding in the Field, which puts on farm dinners across North America.

Natalie Stultz

Globe magazine

Find a farm dinner and pull up a chair

New England has a wide variety of agriculture-related tourism options, and on-the-farm dinners using just-picked produce seem to be the trendiest right now.

Syrian rebel fighters posed for a photo after several days of intense clashes with the Syrian army in Aleppo, Syria, in October.


Should America let Syria fight on?

In an unsettling way of seeing the catastrophic civil war, a drawn-out conflict might serve the US interest.

TOM KEANE | Boston’s broken cabs

Change is coming, and it’s with smartphone apps

The solution to end Boston’s dysfunctional, corrupt taxicab system is not some new mix of stronger rules and tougher regulations. Rather, the system itself needs to be blown apart.

The Schifters plan to move their buildings back from the shore in a never-ending battle with erosion.

On Chappaquiddick, a battle against ocean erosion

A homeowner on the island is moving a large house inland in the face of precipitous erosion.


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David Ortiz was with the Red Sox before their Opening Day game at Yankee Stadium.

Ortiz scheduled to play extended game

David Ortiz, who is rehabbing a tendon injury, will play and extended spring training game Monday and could be with Pawtucket on Thursday.

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//[1].jpg Opening Day at Fenway

No matter how the fans are feeling about the Red Sox, devotees fill Fenway excited to cheer on the home team for the first game of each year.