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Pyrotechnics may have ignited nightclub blaze

More than 230 people were killed in a Brazil nightclub as partygoers raced to escape through the club’s one exit.

Brazil blaze recalls pain for Station nightclub fire survivors

Argentina, a year later. Thailand in 2008. Russia in 2009. Now Brazil. The 2003 R.I. nightclub fire survivors wished more learned from their tragedy.

The Cathedral Grammar School building will be used for adult and religious education classes after the school closes.

Heavy hearts over closing of Cathedral Grammar School

Parents of Cathedral Grammar School hope to continue their children’s Catholic education despite the loss of their beloved institution.

Patrick seeks fewer life terms for youths

Governor Deval Patrick plans to propose legislation to reduce the number of teenagers sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for first-degree murder.

The Celtics’ Paul Pierce stood beside former teammate and current Miami Heat player Ray Allen in the first half of their game in Boston.

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Celtics 100, Heat 98

Celtics beat Miami Heat in double overtime

The Celtics beat the Miami Heat 100-98 in double overtime without Rajon Rondo, and during Ray Allen’s first appearance at the Garden since he left Boston.

The Boston Celtics' Rajon Rondo.

Rajon Rondo out for the season with a torn ACL

The Celtics announced Sunday that All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo has a torn right ACL and will not play again this season.

To a snowy owl, the desolate landscape of Logan Airport looks like home, which is why the bird returned after summering in Canada.

Finding lessons in owl’s long flight

A snowy owl with a GPS transmitter residing at Logan is helping scientists learn more about migratory patterns and Logan officials find ways to avoid bird strikes.


Medical malpractice: Why is it so hard for doctors to apologize?

Fixing a malpractice system built on blame and revenge will require bold ways of analyzing mistakes and a radical embrace of openness.


View of the monastery of the Society of Saint John the Evangelist from Memorial Drive.

Cambridge monastery offers unexpected sanctuary

Perched on prime Charles River real estate, on the edge of Harvard Square, the monastery of the Society of Saint John the Evangelist welcomes guests with “radical hospitality.”