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Pyrotechnics may have ignited nightclub blaze

More than 230 people were killed in a Brazil nightclub in the world’s deadliest nightclub fire in more than a decade.

Ben Affleck and the cast of “Argo” accepted the award for outstanding cast in a motion picture at the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards.

‘Argo,’ Jennifer Lawrence win SAG prizes

Ben Affleck’s CIA thriller ‘‘Argo’’ continues to steamroll through awards season, winning the top honor at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.

A protester opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi tried to stop riot police from firing tear gas.

Egypt’s Morsi declares emergency in 3 provinces

Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi has declared a state of emergency and curfew in three provinces hard hit by violence that has left more than 50 dead.

Cambodian-Americans confronting deportation

The number of “Khmericans” being sent back to their homeland is on the rise. Meet one young man yearning for the old days in Lowell, Massachusetts, but committed to starting over.

Book Review

How Sylvia Plath fell apart

With the 50th anniversary of the poet’s suicide approaching, two biographers assess both her prodigious gifts and her dysfunctions.

Christopher L. Gasper

Rajon Rondo’s torn ACL leaves the Celtics at a loss

Even the most optimistic of Celtics fans have to acknowledge it won’t be enough with the New Big Three reduced to the Old Big Two.

Paul Pierce hit a huge shot over LeBron James in the second overtime to give Boston a lead.

Celtics 100, Heat 98

Celtics beat Miami in double overtime

The Celtics snap their 6-game losing streak, beating the No. 1 team in the Eastern Conference without Rajon Rondo, who tore his ACL and is out for the season.


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US officials have tried at least three times in 12 years to deport Ivan Vaclavik, shown in Brighton District Court last month.

Another free pass for Ivan the incorrigible

Despite more than 100 criminal charges, Ivan Vaclavik has avoided deportation for decades. He contends he can’t be sent home because his home land no longer exists.


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.”