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Police identify driver in bus crash

The Calvary Coach bus involved in the crash on Soldiers Field Road.

Dina Rudick/Globe Staff

The owner of Calvary Coach told a television station that the driver may have been checking his GPS at the time of the crash.

Boston Celtics forward Paul Pierce looked for an opening around Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes.

Celtics 106, Clippers 104

Celtics hold on for the win over Clippers

Paul Pierce scored 22 points in Boston’s fourth straight victory since losing Rajon Rondo to an ACL tear.

Three Wilmington churches vandalized

Police said two Catholic churches and one Congregational church in Wilmington were vandalized late Friday night or early Saturday morning.

Man charged in fatal shooting of ‘American Sniper’ author

A man has been charged in the deaths of former Navy SEAL and author Chris Kyle and another man at a Texas gun range.

49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and Ravens coach John Harbaugh.


Dan Shaughnessy | Super Bowl XLVII Ravens vs. 49ers, 6:30 p.m.

Harbaughs make family history in Super Bowl

Not many folks were aware of Ravens coach John Harbaugh and his brother, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh. Sunday night, everything changes.

On Super Bowl Sunday, local fans can only sulk

Boston sports fans used to be connoisseurs of losing, then of winning. Now, the championships we didn’t win haunt us.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton arrived at the State Department in Washington on Sept. 12 to speak about the deaths of Americans in Libya.


One of the greatest secretaries of state? Not Hillary Clinton

As secretary of state, Hillary Clinton was popular and diligent, but she was hardly a giant of American statecraft.

book review

‘How Literature Saved My Life’ by David Shields

The critic and reformed novelist gives an intimate—and very entertaining— explanation of what he reads and why.

After reading to a kindergarten class at Linden School in Malden last February, Governor Deval Patrick sat in on a music lesson for a P.A.C.E. class (Practical Academic Community Education).


Deval Patrick’s public school legacy

The governor’s past growing up on Chicago’s South Side and attending public schools there informs his hopes for education in Massachusetts.

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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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An early illustration for Lewis Carroll’s “Alice in Winderland.”

‘Splintered’ by A.G. Howard

Howard’s Goth-infused, fantasy novel “Splintered’’ is in many ways a brilliant debut, in others a disturbing one.