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Lawmaker finds new realities in return to Congress

Minnesota Representative Rick Nolan, back in the House after 32 years, decries the disunity and focus on money he now sees.

Mike Napoli smiled following his first-inning home run.

red sox 9, phillies 3

Red Sox defeat Phillies in interleague game

Alfredo Aceves allowed one run in six innings and the Red Sox batters had 15 hits as Boston won its fourth straight.

Man dies in Roxbury shooting

The man died Monday night after being shot in the chest outside the Holgate Apartments at the corner of Elm Hill Avenue and Seaver Street, Boston Police said.

//[1]--90x90.jpg McCain meets with rebels in Syria

Senator John McCain quietly slipped into Syria for a meeting with rebels fighting President Bashar Assad’s regime.

// Bombings kill at least 66 in Iraq

The attacks are the latest indication of deteriorating security in Iraq amid rising sectarian tensions.

Dan Brown puts an amnesic Robert Langdon at a Florence hospital before sending him off to decipher clues in Dante’s writing and solve a mystery.

Dan Courter

Book Review

‘Inferno’ by Dan Brown

Compared to Brown’s last novel, the schlocky, silly, and badly constructed “The Lost Symbol,” his latest feels like a literary masterpiece.

Members of the Women's Auxiliary America Legion Fogg/Roberts Post 78 of Hyde Park attended a ceremony for fallen servicemembers.

In Hyde Park, a reason to pause on Memorial Day

Ceremonies in Hyde Park today paid tribute to servicemembers who never returned home.

The Mass. service members killed in Afghanistan

Since the first US airstrikes, 2,227 service members have died, including 45 from Massachusetts.

// ‘Always remember’ those lost, Obama implores

Speaking at Arlington National Cemetery today, President Obama said he worried the nation’s veterans are not being fully appreciated.


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Jonathan Papelbon, now with the Phillies, talked with reporters before Monday’s game at Fenway Park.

Papelbon is ready to pitch again at Fenway Park

Jonathan Papelbon, the former Red Sox closer who is now with the Phillies, said he’s looking forward to the chance to take the mound in his old ballpark.