UnitedHealthcare to cut doctors for Mass. seniors

The insurance giant plans to cut up to 700 physicians from its network as a way to control costs, company officials said.

Police investigated the scene where a man was fatally shot on the Dorchester street where Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s mother lives.

Man fatally shot on motorcycle near home of mayor’s mother

The man crashed his motorcycle after he was shot on the street where Mayor Walsh’s mother lives, police and neighbors said.

Center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. made a running catch in the fourth inning, and the Sox ended up with a double play when Miguel Cabrera was doubled up at first. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)


Red Sox drop their fourth in a row

The worst-to-first Red Sox are heading back down again after a 6-2 loss in Detroit.

A videographer taped a conversation between Harvard Professor Laurel Thatcher Ulrich (left) and Christina Hodge, the coordinator for Academic Partnerships at Peabody Museum, for a massive open online course.

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Nearly 75% who take online classes are outside US

Data released last week provide insight into the demographics of students who use what are known as massive open online courses.

Secretariat took the final turn at Belmont Park, cementing the Triple Crown in 1973.

Triple Crown

Why the third time is rarely the charm

In Saturday’s Belmont Stakes, California Chrome will have to outrun not only 10 rivals but history, too.

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.

Rescue workers took a 12-year-old girl who was stabbed 19 times to a Wisconsin hospital earlier this week.

Wisconsin stabbing victim out of hospital, family says

The girl was allegedly stabbed by two classmates trying to please Slender Man, a fictional character.


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