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Lester pitches six perfect innings

The Red Sox’s Jon Lester also combined with his bullpen to hold the Tampa Bay Rays without a baserunner until one out in the ninth.

Boehner says he ‘absolutely’ trusts Obama

House Speaker John Boehner says he ‘‘absolutely’’ trusts President Barack Obama — not that they don’t have their differences.

Cyprus's president Nikos Anastasiades addressed the nation in a televised broadcast Sunday.

Cyprus president tries to amend bailout plan

The international bailout plan would tax deposits in the country’s banks in return for funds to help the struggling nation.


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Jackie Bradley, seen in a game against the Marlins on March 11, may be on the Red Sox Opening Day roster.

Bradley’s Opening Day chances improve

The odds are still against Jackie Bradley being with the Red Sox when they open their season, but injuries may create a spot for him.

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Analysts said Biogen Idec’s latest drug could have sales of up to $6 billion annually if it gains regulatory approval.

Biogen Idec readies its next move

Analysts said the company’s latest drug, an oral MS treatment, could eventually have sales of up to $6 billion annually if it gains regulatory approval.


On the tour of the Zotter Chocolate Factory, in Bergl, Austria, a girl watches “chocolate grand cru” being made.

Austria’s revolutionary chocolatier

A 90-minute tour of the bean-to-bar production process stretches into three hours of chocolate indulgence and discovery.

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// St. Patrick’s Day parades

What began as an observation of the anniversary of Evacuation Day in 1901 morphed along the way into a celebration of Boston’s Irish traditions.