In N.H. murder trial, star witness testified for 10 days

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

Forgive the author for not sharing the excitement of soccer fans during the World Cup.


Choosing to ignore the World Cup

Those of us who did not grow up with soccer might not embrace the artistry of the game.

N.H. Marine killed in Afghanistan

Lance Corporal Brandon Garabrant was killed by a roadside bomb, officials said.

// Uber battle goes to heart of Cambridge

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

According to multiple reports, Joel Embiid will need 4-6 months to recover from foot surgery.
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Celtics may be faced with a gamble on Joel Embiid

Embiid was considered a possible No. 1 pick, but his medical history makes him a risk.


// Five hours in Oak Bluffs

You can shop, bike, eat, and think up a next time on Martha?s Vineyard?s largest marina.

// The ultimate baseball road trip

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

// 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.


opinion | Donna Bivens and Chris Gallagher

// Taking stock of inequality then and now

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



// Lazy days at Old Orchard Beach and Hampton Beach

The dog days are approaching, and an old-fashioned seaside escape isn?t far.


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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.