Busing decision led to strong opinions, reactions in Boston

The ruling 40 years ago reverberates in a city that is still grappling with questions about school equality.

Iraqi militants seize towns in possible new offensive

The capture of the towns, including one at a bording crossing, deals a blow to Prime Minister al-Maliki?s government.

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The fight over the smartphone car service is a collision of cultures.

Scott Brown, now running for Senate in New Hampshire, agreed Friday to let reporters review eight years of tax returns filed by him and his wife Gail Huff.

Speeches paying off for Scott Brown

Brown has earned $186,000 for 20 speeches since he left office in January 2013.

Mass. to cover gender therapies

Hormone therapy and gender reassignment surgery would be covered by MassHealth.

Ben Blatt (left) and Eric Brewster at Yankee Stadium.

The ultimate baseball road trip

After hitting 30 MLB stadiums in 30 days, these writers pick the 10 most memorable locations.

Kathryn McDonough went through a range of emotions in her lengthy ordeal on the witness stand.

Star witness endures 10 days of questions in lurid N.H. murder trial

For 10 days, Kathryn McDonough told stories of alternate personas and tarot cards, of power dynamics and bondage sex.

Go take a hike (near Boston)

Day-trippers, campers, climbers, and even craft beer lovers, there?s a trail waiting for you.

David Ortiz delivers an RBI single in the third inning Friday night in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

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David Ortiz sees some things differently

Ortiz believes that someone who has played the game at a professional level should make the scoring calls.


The wealth of US cities

Many US metro areas have economies that rival those of entire countries, according to an analysis by the US Conference of Mayors.


opinion | Donna Bivens and Chris Gallagher

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Boston needs a collective reflection on the ongoing struggle for social justice in our schools.


Movie Review

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/06/16/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/koch-walker.jpg ?Citizen Koch? preaches to the converted

The documentary is a recap of how campaign donations from the Koch brothers have influenced US elections.


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The deal would allow Partners HealthCare?s acquisition of South Shore Hospital in Weymouth (above) to move forward.

Partners, Coakley still work toward settlement

The parties reached an agreement in principle last month that would allow the health care system to acquire South Shore Hospital.