The ruling today delivered a major blow to James “Whitey’’ Bulger’s defense.
It is the first time since 2008 that the team has not used the tag to designate a franchise player.
Hess to exit the gas station business
Shedding the green and white gas stations that stretch from New Hampshire to Florida will allow the company to broaden production capabilities.
Nathaniel Fujita did not have a mental impairment when he killed his ex-girlfriend, a prosecution witness said today.
Program finds shelter for homeless students in Mass.
YouthHarbors fills an urgent need in student homelessness and provides assistance to young adults struggling to make it on their own.
Major complex planned for Back Bay
The towering, $360 million structure at the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Boylston Street will feature a hotel, as well as residential and retail space.
Cardinals are discussing problems facing the church as they prepare to elect a new pope.
The president today nominated Ernest Moniz as energy secretary and Gina McCarthy as EPA chief.
Dustin Pedroia OK with hiking PED penalties
The Red Sox second baseman said he wants people to see baseball as “pure” and supports more efforts to rid the game of steroids.
Children’s monitoring system predicts patients’ problems
New technology at Boston Children’s Hospital allows doctors to track several monitors providing data on a patient on a single display.
Nation & World
Born with HIV, baby appears to have been cured
The infant in Mississippi was treated with drugs soon after birth, a step not usually taken, to halt the AIDS virus.
Gabriel Gomez won’t refuse outside ads
The Republican Senate candidate refused to sign the “People’s Pledge” to keep outside groups from running ads or sending mailers in the election campaign.
Slim again world’s richest, Buffett misses top 3
Mexico’s Carlos Slim remains the world’s richest person, but Warren Buffett dropped out of the top three for the first time since 2000.
Denk carries audience through a masterful maze
Superb and insightful pianist Jeremy Denk played at Jordan Hall on Saturday night.
Ear infections don’t necessarily require antibiotics
Many ear infections are caused by viruses and will get better without antibiotics.
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Beginning in the 1930s, New England ski trails quickly expanded, and today skiing isn’t the quaint small business it once was.