Drug-addicted babies in Mass. is triple national rate

More than 1,300 babies ? or about 17.5 per 1,000 hospital births ? were born with narcotics in their system in the state in 2013, officials say.

Fighters take control of Iraqi refinery

Militants hung their black banners Thursday on watch towers at the country?s largest refinery, a witness said.

Study finds rise in suicide attempts after FDA warning

Researchers say an uptick in suicide attempts may have been due to a warning about antidepressants.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/06/19/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Gasper-14255.jpg Fired-up Tom Brady is still plenty good, but are his receivers?

Brady said he?s ready to play his best, and that his young receivers need to be ready to play that way, too.

Tsarnaev seeks change of venue in bombing case

The attorneys for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev said there is an ?overwhelming presumption of guilt? in the state.


Pressures mounted to end fight on Justina?s custody

How Justina Pelletier returned home after spending 16 months in protective custody in Massachusetts is a story enmeshed in political, legal, and financial factors.

Justina Pelletier was reunited Wednesday with her sisters and her dog, Roxy. From left: Jessica, Justina, Julia, Jennifer.

Conn. teen receives warm welcome home

Justina Pelletier returned to her family?s home Wednesday, ending a medical and legal odyssey.

Tech Lab

Living the dull life, 30 seconds at a time

Clip-on cameras that automatically take photos twice a minute are a new way to constantly document your life.

Carriage firms say a plan to move their staging area to Charlestown could mean the end of their businesses.

BRA plan gets off on the wrong hoof

Horse-drawn carriage operators say moving their staging area across the river to Charlestown would be unsafe for horses.

Yvonne Abraham

Closing the behavior gap

Jamaica Plain?s Manning School has improved greatly in recent years by going against conventional wisdom.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/06/18/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/6Degrees.jpg Marriott hopes app will help guests make special connections

The MIT Mobile Experience Lab has built a meetup app that hotel guests to connect with each other.


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Life in the island town of Nahant largely returned to normal after a police raid at Town Hall Friday.

Nahant town boss viewed as remote, unresponsive

Residents voiced concern and frustration about an investigation of spending by Town Administrator Andrew Bisignani, but many were not surprised.


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Aden Young is back as Daniel Holden, whose release from Death Row has repercussions for himself and his Georgia town.

?Rectify? as mesmerizing as ever

Season two is a fantastic return to the story, if you?re in no hurry for action and can admire show creator Ray McKinnon?s quietly fraught set pieces.