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.

Convention center funding cut over concerns of deal

The $110 million was eliminated amid claims that it was a hidden subsidy to build a towering hotel near the facility.

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.

Four more doctors with marijuana role warned by DEA

Seven doctors have received the unexpected ultimatum, in an action underscoring the tension between federal and state marijuana laws.


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

Tourists should find it easier to follow the historic Freedom Trail with the new thermoplastic strips.

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Freedom Trail red line gets durable makeover

A new thermoplastic treatment, which replaces the painted red line, can last up to eight years — even in New England conditions.

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.

Nearly 75% who take online classes are outside US

Data released last week provide insight into the demographics of students who use 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.

Portugal’s Rafa (right) and Mexico’s Hector Herrera gave chase during a friendly soccer match at Gillette Stadium. EPA/JOSE SENA GOULAO

Portugal 1, Mexico 0

Without Ronaldo, Portugal holds off Mexico

Captain Bruno Alves scored the game-winner in a pre-World Cup friendly in Foxborough.

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


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A smartphone is mounted on the glass of an Uber car in India.

Car service Uber raises $1.2 billion

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