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Red Sox 3, Blue Jays 1

Red Sox have Blue Jays’ number

The 20-8 Red Sox have assumed the role of heavy favorite to win the American League East and the talk of baseball.

Bombing suspects planned Fourth of July attack

The surviving suspect told investigators the initial plan was to detonate explosives at the July 4th celebration on the Charles River Esplanade, officials said.

An image of the BMW and plate from posted by Kadrybayev on VKontakte, a Russian social media site.

Kazakh men drove BMW with ‘Terrorista #1’ license plate

The fathers of the two men arrested in the Marathon bomb investigation say the license plate was just a gag.

Biggest names in Boston music to join The One Fund benefit

New Kids on the Block, Jimmy Buffett, and J. Geils Band are among the acts expected to perform on May 30.

Bert Stern photographs Suzie Parker, from the film “Original Madman.”

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Before there was ‘Mad Men’ there was ‘Bert Stern’

Stern’s current girlfriend, Shannah Laumeister, is the director of this effusive, visually gorgeous, and illuminating portrait of the artist.

Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee signed a gay marriage bill into law outside the State House.

R.I. approves gay marriage

Rhode Island’s governor signed a bill into law that allowed same-sex marriage, establishing gay marriage as the law of the land throughout all of New England.

An architect's rendering shows the zoning footprint approved for buildings in the Seaport Square project in Boston.

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Seaport Square project taking shape

A deal is emerging to build one of the South Boston Waterfront’s largest developments: two towers on a 23-acre complex that would include up to 800 apartments.

Clockwise from top: Kim Deal, Jim MacPherson, Josephine Wiggs, Kelley Deal.

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The Breeders dive back into ‘Last Splash’

The Breeders are reuniting to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their breakthrough sophomore album.


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Andrew Ference (left) during the April 10 game against the New Jersey Devils.

Andrew Ference suspended one game

The Bruins defenseman was suspended one game by the NHL for his check to the head of Toronto’s Mikhail Grabovski in last night’s game.


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‘Iron Man 3’: Third time isn’t quite the charm

“Iron Man 3” is the weakest in the series, and it suffers from confused plotting and more noisy nonsense than even a comic-book movie should have to put up with.


A “Great Gatsby”-influenced Spring/Summer 2012 fashion by Marchesa.

‘Gatsby’ an unmistakable influence on the runway

“Great Gatsby”-era styles have had a strong influence on the runways for the past two years, including flapper dresses and details such as fringe, feathers, and metallic fabrics.