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113th Congress

Warren, Kennedy usher in new era

Senator Elizabeth Warren said she felt “the weight of history” as she prepared to be sworn in, while Representative Joseph Kennedy III continued the family legacy.

Mayor Thomas Menino in his office at City Hall as he held court with reporters.

Menino says he still has energy, things he wants to accomplish

Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino reflected on his hospitalization during an interview with reporters, and suggested that he may seek another term.

William Lantigua in his office at City Hall in 2011.

State files tax lien against Lantigua

Just days after announcing his reelection bid, Lawrence Mayor William Lantigua has been served with a $5,475 lien for failing to pay state income tax in 2011.

“Zero Dark Thirty” stars Jessica Chastain as a CIA analyst obsessed with finding Osama bin Laden.

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Friday preview I Movie Review

‘Zero Dark Thirty’ a brilliantly crafted drama

Kathryn Bigelow’s ground-level procedural about the hunt for Osama bin Laden is not a personal film. Rather, it’s about one person’s critical place in the larger effort.

Robin Holler endured an agonizing several hours after her son and two of his friends got lost in Norwell swampland.

For three boys, walk in woods turns into four-hour rescue

Robin Holler endured an agonizing several hours after her son and two of his friends got lost in Norwell swampland.

Richard Emmanuel and The Church.

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A church with a mission but no members

Gloucester’s Richard Emmanuel may lose his 44-year old alternative church to the bank, but his spirit and sense of humor remain intact.

Globe Insiders

From the Archives | Photo Gallery

//[1]-040.jpg 1976: The first First Night

In 1976, Bostonians first enjoyed the arts festival that would one day spread nationwide and ring in the new year in over 70 cities, growing to showcase the work of over 1,000 artists.


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Kevin Garnett and the Celtics fell to 14-17 with Wednesday night’s loss.

Celtics’ defensive failures are serious

Without improving the defense fast, the Celtics are mediocre at best and in danger of slipping out of the playoffs picture.

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Movie Review

Denis Côté’s documentary, “Bestiaire,” shows the lives of animals at a Canadian park and their interactions with caretakers and visitors.

‘Bestiaire’ captures behavior: beastly, otherwise

In this documentary, the fine Canadian filmmaker Denis Côté views animals at a Quebec safari attraction.