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NBA playoffs | Celtics at Hawks, 7:30 p.m.
Celtics look to even series
Despite not having Rajon Rondo (suspended) and Ray Allen (ankle) available, the show must go on.
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Obama on Afghanistan visit, sees 'light on the horizon'
After finalizing a pact outlining America's future role in Afghanistan, President Obama said the end of the more than decade-long conflict was in sight. (AP, 7:40 p.m.)
Romney foreign policy spokesman quits over his support for same-sex marriage
The aide to Mitt Romney, a gay man whose support for same-sex marriage enraged conservatives, said the focus on his sexuality made his job impossible. (Globe, 5 p.m.)Pictures
Now and then: Building Boston's skyline
As new construction continues to reshape the Boston skyline, we look back at how the city's downtown architecture has already changed over the years.
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Patrick criticizes Ariz. immigration policy
Governor Deval Patrick lambasted controversial immigration laws in Arizona and Alabama as "racist" during a speech Monday at Tufts. (Globe, 3:39 p.m.)
Slain Greenland, N.H. police chief pulled at least one fellow officer to safety
Michael Maloney was killed last month after pulling a colleague from the line of fire in a drug raid gone awry, New Hampshire's attorney general said. (Globe, 5:23 p.m.)
Mass. lotto on course for record profits
In a possible boon for struggling local budgets, the Massachusetts State Lottery says that it's on track to post a $947 million profit in 2012. (Globe, 4:11 p.m.)
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2 women found dead near Saugus school
The two women whose bodies were found today behind Lynnhurst Elementary School are victims of foul play, officials said. (Globe, 6:03 p.m.)Pictures from the scene
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Opinion | Bob Ryan
Suspensions can be a knockout
NBA history so often centers around the Celtics, and that includes playoff suspensions.
Opinion | Gabriel H. Teninbaum
State's medical apology program about money, not regret
A plan by hospitals to disclose medical errors, apologize, and offer compensation may not be motivated by altruism.
Few Hubway cyclists don helmets
Only 20 percent of riders on bike-share system wear helmets. More than half of those on their own bikes do.
Opinion | Dan Shaughnessy
Clay Buchholz’s numbers hit hard
The Red Sox starter was the official winning pitcher in last night’s 11-6 slopfest against the Athletics, but he turned an 11-1 lead into a virtual nail-biter.
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Rammstein brings flames, antics
The Teutonic titans of industrial hard-rock brought their “Made in Germany” tour to Worcester.
‘Hunger Games’ boosts archery
The blockbuster has already sparked more publicity for the sport than it received when actress Geena Davis tried to make the 2000 US Olympic team.
Warren was key in asbestos case
In a 2009 Supreme Court appearance, Elizabeth Warren, who has gained fame for defending consumers, worked on behalf of Travelers, the nation’s largest insurer.
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How much protein should I eat?
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John Edwards's attorneys question wife of ex-aide in court
Cheri Young, the wife of a former aide to John Edwards, rebuffed questions today about whether she has any incentive to lie to hurt the former presidential candidate.
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Warren: ‘It is wrong’ for Brown to try to repeal health law if he uses it
Elizabeth Warren said today “it is wrong” that Senator Scott Brown has voted to block Obama’s health care overhaul when he uses a provision of it to insure his adult daughter.
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Maria Menounos gets first perfect score on 'Dancing With the Stars'
The "Extra" host and Medford native racked up the first 30-point score of the season with her vampire-themed paso doble.
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Scenes from the Boston Bacon and Beer Festival
Hungry attendees arrived at the Boston Bacon and Beer Festival at The House of Blues on April 28 where they feasted on this unstoppable culinary duo.
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10 unplugged vacation destinations
Step away from the keyboard. Power down your phone. At the following destinations, getting unplugged has never been easier.
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Inside the Northeast Animal Shelter
The Northeast Animal Shelter in Salem saves thousands of animals each year. Here is a look at some of those animals, including Gitana (left).
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Despite multiple reports, fans of Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odam's E! reality show may not have seen the last of the affectionate TV couple.
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