Walsh pushes parade to end ban on gay groups

Mayor Martin Walsh said he has been trying to broker a deal that will allow gay groups to march in the St. Patrick’s Day parade in South Boston.


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DeLeo wants marijuana licenses reviewed

House Speaker Robert DeLeo urged officials to do a thorough review to avoid having to restart the entire licensing process.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/02/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/200_william_evans.jpg New Boston Marathon security rules issued

The Boston Athletic Association announced restrictions on strollers, backpacks, and runners’ costumes for the race.

DNA blood test can detect prenatal problems

New research paves the way for a new generation of prenatal genetic tests to be offered to all pregnant women.

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When our messages vanish, privacy gets a better chance

Apps like Wickr and Confide may be tapping into a growing desire for privacy. But are they as secure as they claim?

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Pope Benedict moves to quash anti-Francis backlash

As the one-year anniversary of Benedict’s resignation approaches, he has made four noteworthy public expressions of support for Pope Francis.

Edward Davis left his police job last year.

Ex-Boston Police commissioner joins startup

In an unlikely next move for the career law officer, Edward Davis is joining a tech startup focused on crime data.


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There has been a lot of turnover at shortstop since Nomar Garciaparra left, but there have also been three World Series titles.



//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/02/27/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/vennochi-1588.png Baker walks bridge with Christie

Charlie Baker and Chris Christie will attend a Boston fundraiser for the Republican Governors Association, but for Baker, associating too closely with Christie is a bridge too far.


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Brian Flynn of the Sabres celebrated his second-period goal

In seconds, the Bruins are losers

The Bruins gave up the tying goal in the final minute of regulation and allowed the winning goal just seconds into overtime.



Claire Underwood means business

The “House of Cards” character’s intentions play out in classic silhouettes, a neutral, dark palette, and minimal accessories.