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Brown ex-campaign official named Mass. GOP chair

Kirsten Hughes won the Republican party chair position by only two votes over Pepperell businessman Rick Green.

14 dead, 80 injured in Mexico oil company blast

Mexico’s state-owned oil company said 14 have died and 80 are injured in an office building explosion at its headquarters in the capital.

Boston-01/30/13- Boston Bruins vs Buffalo Sabres- Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask is sprawled in the goal as Sabres Tyler Ennis skates by after scoring a 2nd period goal to tie the game 3-3. Globe staff photo by John Tlumacki (sports)

Sabres 7, Bruins 4

Bruins lose to Sabres

On Thursday, the Bruins lost their first regulation game of the season to the Sabres, 7-4.

Arrest made in arson spree

A 45-year-old Middleborough man was linked to two dozen arson fires in Southeastern Massachusetts.

As the size the of average television is growing, the prices are plummeting.

Debee Tlumacki for the Boston Globe

At home, huge screen can be a hard sell

Televisions are growing—and with them so is the old argument about how big is too big.

Actress Marion Cotillard (with Renee Rober, left, and Ben Moss) waves during the Hasty Pudding parade.


Marion Cotillard honored by Hasty Pudding

Cotillard looked entirely at ease while being honored Thursday as the troupe’s 2013 Woman of the Year.


Kerry must engage China

No international problem will test John Kerry’s diplomatic skills more than our difficult, complex, and unpredictable relationship with China.

The Boston Cello Quartet, whose members also play in the Boston Symphony Orchestra, has a repertoire that ranges from Bach and Dvorak to Chick Corea and Astor Piazzolla. The group is celebrating the release of its first CD, “Pictures,” with a sold-out performance Friday night at the Revere Hotel.

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BSO cellists break out with new quartet, fresh approach

The Boston Cello Quartet, all members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, are celebrating the release of its first CD, “Pictures,” with a sold-out performance at the Revere Hotel.

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From the Archives | Photo gallery

//[2].jpg The (Mystic) Tobin Bridge

The Mystic Bridge opened for traffic on Feb. 26, 1950, and was renamed in honor of former Boston mayor and Massachusetts governor Maurice J. Tobin in 1967.


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Phil Mickelson hit his tee shot on the 15th hole during the first round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open golf tournament Thursday.

Mickelson just misses a 59

Phil Mickelson finished with a 60, tying his career-best round and the course record at the Phoenix Open, but missing the hallowed mark by a stroke.


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Steven Pasquale stars as a doctor with an alternate personality in “Do No Harm.”

NBC’s ‘Do No Harm’: a Jekyll-and-Hyde operation

“Do No Harm” isn’t a psychological exploration so much as a medical drama with a gimmick, but it’s pretty darned silly.