Patrick seeks more power to cut budget

The request, unveiled as the governor signed into law a $36.5 billion state budget, took lawmakers by surprise.

Palestinians chanted on Saturday while carrying the body of a militant who was killed in an Israeli air strike.

Death toll tops 125 in Gaza as Israel continues airstrikes

Israel’s defense minister said his country should ready itself for several more days of fighting.

Eric McPhail allegedly got information about American Superconductor Corp. from an executive.

Golf buddies charged with insider trading

The seven friends allegedly made more than $500,000 by sharing information about a local company.

// Lowell fire hits heart of Cambodian community

Though many have little to give, donations of money, clothing, and food have poured in to help the survivors.

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Hotel business is booming in Boston

Occupancy of Boston and Cambridge hotels is expected to remain steady through 2015 as nightly rates continue to climb.

Seagulls flew above Plymouth Harbor as the moon rose Friday.

First of three ‘Supermoons’ is seen

Today’s full moon took place at 7:25 a.m. and appeared to be unusually big.

Alvin Smith held up a poster across the street from Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena heralding the return of LeBron James.

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LeBron James, the Prodigal Son

Four years ago, LeBron Hate ruled the day. Now, he is loved throughout the land, especially in Cleveland.

Tommy Ramone, as seen in 2005.

Last surviving member of The Ramones dies

Tommy Ramone, one of the cofounders of the band, died Friday.


// ‘Tammy’ no masterpiece, but may leave you smiling

The movie doesn’t showcase Melissa McCarthy at her crassly funny best, like “Bridesmaids” or last summer’s “The Heat.”