With new deal, Uber valued at $17b

The car service received $1.2 billion from three Boston investment firms, making it one of the wealthiest tech startups in the world.

Officials released an image of a shirt in connection with the body found on a Sandwich beach.

Officials seek help identifying body found on beach

The body was found wrapped in a tarp and was missing its head, arms, and legs, and was affixed to a moving dolly, officials said.

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It wasn’t clear whether the 88-page ruling cleared the way for same-sex marriages to begin immediately.

FDA approves Biogen hemophilia drug

The approval of Eloctate opens a new market for Biogen Idec among an estimated 16,000 people in the US.

USS Constitution marks D-Day, Battle of Midway

Old Ironsides took a spin around Boston Harbor today to commemorate two battles from World War II.


The case for an absent-minded Internet

We’ve built a huge memory machine whose capacity is becoming at best a nuisance, at worst dangerous.


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Barbara Madeloni’s upset election as Massachusetts Teachers Association president has already jolted state leaders.

Boston, MA - 05/30/14 Before the game began a large rainbow appeared over Fenway Park. The Boston Red Sox host the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 1 of a three game series at Fenway Park. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Peter Abraham, Topic: 31Red Sox-Rays, LOID: 7.3.3309107321.

Photo gallery

Globe photos of week

A rainbow arched over Fenway Park, light shined off Elvis Costello’s hat at a Dorchester event, and more of the week’s best images.


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Were you paying attention this week? Test your knowledge of world events, gross things found in Harvard’s libraries, and gross things you can see on HBO.


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Expanded coverage of politics and issues from the Globe’s veteran political team.


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