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Newly elected Boston Mayor Martin Walsh addresses an audience during a watch party Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 in Boston. Walsh defeated Boston City Councilor John Connolly in the mayoral race. Thomas Menino, the city's longest serving mayor, announced earlier this year he would not seek another term after more than two decades in office. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Biden congratulates wrong guy in Boston mayor race

BOSTON (AP) — When Marty Walsh won the Boston mayor’s race, Vice President Joe Biden was quick to pick up the phone to congratulate him. But, there was a problem. The Marty Walsh who Biden […]

11/07/2013

In this Friday, April 19, 2013 Massachusetts State Police photo, (AP Photo/Massachusetts State Police, Sean Murphy)

Mass. sergeant who leaked Tsarnaev photos retires

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts state police photographer who leaked dramatic photos of the captured and bloodied Boston Marathon bombings suspect has retired days after he was disciplined for his actions. Sgt. Sean Murphy released […]

11/05/2013

Strep scorecard might help tell if you need a doc

WASHINGTON (AP) — Debating whether to seek a strep test for that sore throat? One day there could be an app for that: Researchers are developing a home scorecard that aims to prevent thousands of […]

11/04/2013

Boston Red Sox player Shane Victorino, center, kids around with a razor as Boston Police Officer Steve Horgan, right, is shaved for One Fund Boston, the Boston Marathon charity for bombing victims, during a shave-off in Boston, Monday, Nov. 4, 2013. Horgan, who was stationed in the Boston Red Sox bullpen at Fenway Park, became a city icon after he was photographed with his arms in the air celebrating Red Sox's David Ortiz's grand slam in the AL championship baseball series against Detroit. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Red Sox beards come off for Gillette promotion

BOSTON (AP) — World Series MVP David Ortiz and Boston Red Sox teammate Shane Victorino had their beards shaved for charity Monday to benefit victims of the Boston Marathon bombings in April. The “shave offs” […]

11/04/2013

Boston Red Sox's Jarrod Saltalamacchia, left, holds the World Series trophy as Ryan Dempster, center, raises his arm from a duck boat on the Charles River during a rolling victory parade celebrating the team's World Series title Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Red Sox hold “rolling rally” to celebrate title

BOSTON (AP) – The Boston Red Sox are parading from the Green Monster to the Charles River on Saturday to celebrate a most improbable journey. The “rolling rally” left Fenway Park three days after the […]

11/02/2013

In this Nov. 3, 2012 file photo, a crowd of runners stands near the barricaded Central Park finish line for the canceled New York Marathon. (AP Photo/ John Minchillo, File)

1 year after Sandy, NYC marathoners ready to run

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Marathon is hoping to make a triumphant comeback this weekend after Superstorm Sandy’s devastation forced its cancellation last year. And despite heightened security following the terror attack […]

10/31/2013

Boston Red Sox fans celebrate following Game 6 of baseball's World Series between the Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, in Boston. The Red Sox won 6-1 to win the series. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Boston celebrates World Series victory

BOSTON (AP) — Jubilant Red Sox fans took to the streets around Fenway Park to cheer their team’s World Series victory Wednesday night, the first time Boston has won baseball’s fall classic at home in […]

10/30/2013

Grounds crew members dismantle the batting cage after the Boston Red Sox's workout at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013. The Red Sox host the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 6 of baseball's World Series on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Red Sox aim to win title at Fenway, 1st since 1918

BOSTON (AP) — Ted Williams never did it. Not Carl Yastrzemski. Not Carlton Fisk. Not even Pedro Martinez and Curt Schilling, who ended The Curse nearly a decade ago but did it on the road. […]

10/30/2013

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright returns to the dugout after allowing two runs in the seventh inning during Game 5 of the World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Boston Red Sox on Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.  (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chris Lee)

Cardinals’ plane grounded by mechanical problems

BOSTON (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals are having a tough time getting back to Boston for the World Series. Manager Mike Matheny says mechanical problems have delayed the team flight on Tuesday. Game 6 […]

10/29/2013

Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Koji Uehara reacts after getting St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Holliday to fly out and end Game 5 of baseball's World Series Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Lester, Red Sox beat Cards, lead World Series 3-2

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jon Lester pitched the Boston Red Sox within a whisker of yet another World Series championship. Now, this bearded band goes back to Fenway Park just one win away. “Pretty special […]

10/28/2013

NYC Marathon returns after Boston attack

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Marathon’s security budget has doubled to about $1 million after the bombings at this year’s race in Boston. Sunday’s event comes after last year’s marathon was called […]

10/28/2013

Boston Red Sox Mike Napoli, right, pulls Jonny Gomes' beard after Gomes hit a three run home run off of St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Seth Maness, left, during the sixth inning of Game 4 of baseball's World Series Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in St. Louis.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Gomes lifts Red Sox over Cards 4-2 to even Series

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jonny Gomes arrived at Busch Stadium expecting to watch Game 4 of the World Series from the Red Sox dugout. Halfway through batting practice, Boston’s plans changed. “All I fought for […]

10/28/2013

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