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Curt Schilling’s 38 Studios lays off entire staff

The former Red Sox pitcher’s video game company had employed more than 400 full-time workers and contractors.

Mitt Romney lags with N.H. independents

A number of Jon Huntsman and Ron Paul backers in New Hampshire said they are undecided or plan to support President Obama.

Filings add to questions on Warren’s ethnic claims

Documents suggest that Elizabeth Warren was repeatedly classified as Native American in a way that apparently did not adhere to federal diversity guidelines.


Boston school superintendent gets critical job evaluation

The Boston School Committee gave Superintendent Carol R. Johnson low marks in many areas on her most recent evaluation, revealing rare discontent among some members over her leadership less than a year after her contract was renewed with much fanfare.

Wary of fan anger, athletes largely avoid political fray

In Boston, only one of 188 players listed on the rosters of the city's four principal teams has made a political donation during the current presidential election cycle.