ISIS ?will find no safe haven,? Obama says

President Obama ordered airstrikes in Syria and nearly 500 more US troops to the region in a widened campaign against the extremist group.

Islamic State fighters paraded in Raqqa, Syria.


Obama?s foreign policy needs conviction of leadership

President Obama has more than two years to rebuild and reenergize a drifting US policy on foreign affairs.

Ex-FBI chief to investigate NFL?s actions in Rice case

Robert Mueller will conduct the probe, according to a league spokesman.


// Roger Goodell and NFL owe us some straight answers

A nation that supports the NFL to the tune of $9 billion a year deserves clarity in the tangled Ray Rice affair.

Fenway program hawkers? rivalry fuels competition

The biggest war at Fenway Park is not on the field ? it is in the streets around it.

Martha Coakley spoke at the Democrats? unity breakfast.

Gubernatorial camps put strategies in motion

The moves provided the first inkling of what is to come in a tight general election battle.

// In Democratic Party, some outsiders get their turn

At their traditional post-primary breakfast, Democratic heavyweights had to come to terms with the fact their favorites lost in two races.

Yvonne Abraham

Women making progress in Mass. politics

There is still plenty of ground to make up when it comes to how people treat, and talk about, women candidates, though.



// The case for a Coakley victory

Charlie Baker would love to declare an early victory over Martha Coakley, but she has strengths and assets as a candidate.

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