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INAUGURATION 2013

President Obama urges unity for common good

President Obama and his wife, Michelle, greeted crowds on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington Monday.

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The president used his second inaugural address to call for bipartisan cooperation on issues ranging from economic disparity to gay rights to climate change.

Barry Cadden is president and lead pharmacist of the company.

Owners drew $16m from pharmacy tied to deaths

The owners of the Framingham pharmacy blamed for a national fungal meningitis outbreak pulled millions of dollars out of the company in the last year.

Supporters cheered, but some feared that without cooperation President Obama would fall short on some key goals.

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In the throng, mix of hope, worry about divide

Without the cooperation of Congress, many of the president’s supporters said they fear that Obama’s goals for his second term will never come to pass.

Nanny charged after death of infant in Cambridge

A nanny who lives in Quincy was arrested on a charge of assaulting a 1-year-old girl in her care who later died, and more charges are expected.

Boston’s plans would let more attend school close to home

The three revised student-assignment proposals school officials will unveil Tuesday would scrap the city’s system of assigning students to schools.

The Nation

INAUGURATION 2013

President Obama urges unity for common good

President Obama and his wife, Michelle, greeted crowds on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington Monday.

By Bryan Bender and Matt Viser

The president used his second inaugural address to call for bipartisan cooperation on issues ranging from economic disparity to gay rights to climate change.

In the throng, mix of hope, worry about divide

Supporters cheered, but some feared that without cooperation President Obama would fall short on some key goals.

By Tracy Jan and David Uberti

Without the cooperation of Congress, many of the president’s supporters said they fear that Obama’s goals for his second term will never come to pass.

King honored on a day symbolizing his dream

The Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Washington, D.C., was a popular tourist destination on a day marking the anniversary of his birthday.

By Kate Brumback

Events honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. slid seamlessly into celebrations of the swearing-in of the nation’s first black president.

The World

With Syria’s turmoil rising, Russia moves to evacuate 100

By Ellen Barry and Hania Mourtada

Russia said it was sending two airplanes from its emergency services fleet to Beirut to evacuate about 100 Russian citizens from Syria.

India rape trial begins on Thursday

The trial of five men accused of the rape and murder of a student aboard a bus in New Delhi should have no long delays commonly associated with India’s justice system.

Vienna trains collide; 41 injured

Two trains packed with morning commuters crashed head-on Monday on Vienna’s outskirts after a state railway employee apparently forgot to activate a signal.

Editorial & Opinion

farah stockman

Outsourcing peace

A girl played near a UN armored vehicle belonging to Jordanian peacekeepers at slum in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

By Farah Stockman

Private companies and unarmed citizens can help the UN in keeping the peace in the world’s hot spots.

JOANNA WEISS

Hollywood and its gun fetish

Sean Penn is Mickey Cohen in the new film “Gangster Squad.”

By Joanna Weiss

Less than a month after the Newtown tragedy, Hollywood continues to peddle a vision that glorifies guns.

roland merullo

Finding common ground in the abortion debate

By Roland Merullo

The pro-life and pro-choice sides could agree to work together to reduce the number of abortions.

Metro

Owners drew $16m from pharmacy tied to deaths

Barry Cadden is president and lead pharmacist of the company.

By Todd Wallack

The owners of the Framingham pharmacy blamed for a national fungal meningitis outbreak pulled millions of dollars out of the company in the last year.

Nanny charged after death of infant in Cambridge

By Travis Andersen

A nanny who lives in Quincy was arrested on a charge of assaulting a 1-year-old girl in her care who later died, and more charges are expected.

Boston’s plans would let more attend school close to home

By James Vaznis

The three revised student-assignment proposals school officials will unveil Tuesday would scrap the city’s system of assigning students to schools.

Business

Economists split on wisdom of Patrick’s tax plan

Governor Deval Patrick’s sweeping plan would raise the state income tax from 5.25 percent to 6.25 percent while cutting the sales tax from 6.25 percent to 4.5 percent.

By Megan Woolhouse

Will tax increases of the kind proposed by Governor Patrick help or hurt the local economy? Much like the federal tax debate, economists disagree.

Local scientists searching for flu fighters

Yadunanda Budigi, senior scientist at Visterra in Cambridge. The company will begin human trials of its flu vaccine in 2014.

By Karen Weintraub

As we sniffle and stress about lurking germs, researchers across the Boston area are developing new ways of fighting the flu.

Filings for bankruptcy plummet in Mass., US

By Todd Wallack

Bankruptcy filings plunged last year in the state and nationwide as consumers continued to shun credit card debt and beefed up their savings.

Obituaries

Andrew Mazzone, 57, a presence on stage, in court

Andrew Mazzone was a gifted bass player and an anchor in the Boston music scene who also toured nationally.

By Steve Morse

Before his legal career, Mr. Mazzone became a gifted bass player and an anchor of the Boston music scene.

Michael Winner, director of 3 ‘Death Wish’ movies

Michael Winner was a bon vivant who collected antiques and enjoyed a second career as restaurant critic.

By Jill Lawless

Mr. Winner, a British filmmaker, restaurant critic, and bon vivant, died Monday. He was 77.

Richard Hackman; explored elements of successful teams

Dr. Hackman taught psychology at Harvard.

By Dennis Hevesi

Dr. Hackman, a Harvard psychology professor, died on Jan. 8 in Boston. He was 72.

Sports

Bruins 2, Jets 1

Bruins grab 2d straight win

The Bruins’ David Krejci

By Fluto Shinzawa

Tyler Seguin and Patrice Bergeron beat Ondrej Pavelec to give the Bruins a 2-1 shootout win over the Winnipeg Jets.

Future in flux, Aqib Talib talks about fun with Patriots

Aqib Talib, who left Sunday’s game with a thigh injury, made an immediate impact after his arrival in Foxborough.

By Michael Whitmer

The cornerback, an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season, made an immediate impact after his arrival in Foxborough.

Bill Belichick cites missed chances in Patriots loss

Patriots coach Bill Belichick was surprisingly reflective during his news conference.

By Shalise Manza Young

The coach said missed opportunities and the team’s struggles in the red zone were the main reasons why New England fell short in the AFC title game.

G: Living

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For comedian Todd Barry, nothing but crowd work

Todd Barry, a stand-up comedian, has decided to go through his current tour with no set -- only audience interactions.

By James Sullivan

In his current tour, Barry is challenging himself with an effort to find laughs based on audience interactions.

Book Review

‘Francona’ revelations mostly about Red Sox bosses

Fired in 2011, Terry Francona received a warm welcome from Red Sox fans and players in April 2012 for the 100th anniversary of Fenway Park.

By Colin Fleming

The memoir, penned by Terry Francona with Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy, focuses on the eight years Francona spent at the helm of the Red Sox.

Stage Review

Life beyond North Korea in ‘You for Me for You’

Jordan Clark in Mia Chung’s “You for Me for You’’ at the Boston Center for the Arts’ Plaza Theatre.

By Jeffrey Gantz

The Company One production realizes the play’s potential, right down to the sobering implications of the title.

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