Pope forms panel on sex abuse, O’Malley says

Pope Francis is assembling a commission to advise him about protecting children from sexually abusive priests, Cardinal Sean O’Malley said Thursday.

William Bratton has led the Boston and Los Angeles police departments in addition to his role as former commissioner of the New York Police Department.

William Bratton to lead NYPD again

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio is appointing the former head of the Boston and New York City police departments as commissioner of the NYPD.

US teacher shot to death in Benghazi, Libyan officials say

The man from Texas was allegedly shot while jogging near the US consulate in Benghazi, the site of a deadly attack last year.

Harvard, other schools still fighting grade inflation

Harvard College is earning a new round of disapproval, and even ridicule — more than a decade after professors pledged to combat grade inflation.

Gambling panel chair steps aside in Everett review

Stephen Crosby says that he is a former business partner of Paul Lohnes, co-owner of the 29-acre Everett site, and that they’ve known each other since the 1970s.

Tech Lab

Xbox One is more than a game, but less than ideal

While the system is nowhere near perfect, Microsoft is well on its way to building a true home entertainment hub.

Ramon Mansour and his brothers run the Syrian Grocery on Shawmut Avenue in the South End.

Yvonne Abraham

A credit crisis for specialty grocer

Here’s what you get when you combine three old-fashioned guys, one modern bank, and a war on the other side of the planet.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/12/05/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/martywalsharts07.jpg Cultural leaders happy with Martin Walsh’s rhetoric

Leaders in the arts community are eager to get started on Walsh’s vision, one in which “artists will have a true partner and advocate in City Hall.”

Senator Elizabeth Warren spoke in Boston on Wednesday.

Warren insists she’s not seeking presidency

The US senator, the center of speculation that she might run for president in 2016, said she would finish her term that ends in January 2019.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/12/03/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/rathe_lunenberg_01.jpg Police focus on victim’s mother in graffiti case

The mother of the Lunenburg teen whose home was spray-painted last month is now the target of the investigation.


joan vennochi

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/12/05/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/vennochi-1553.png Deval Patrick’s casino confusion

The governor wants to block a casino on Martha’s Vineyard by the Wampanoag Tribe of Aquinnah, although he supports a casino by the Mashpee Wampanoag in Taunton.

Nation & World

Tags in this section:


Tags in this section: