District attorneys, sheriffs get big raises in budget

District attorneys will receive a 15 percent pay increase even as their staff prosecutors remain among the lowest-paid in the country.

Chef Mario Batali at Eataly's in New York City.

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Mario Batali to open restaurant at Fan Pier

Batali, an internationally acclaimed chef with more than 20 restaurants worldwide, will serve wood-fired pizzas and pastas in Boston.

Berklee is subject of sexual-assault investigation

Berklee said the school was notified that a complaint had been filed, and an investigation into the college began June 19, federal officials said.

Study finds top male scientists tilt toward hiring men

The most prominent male faculty in the life sciences at top US research institutions are training fewer women scientists than others, a study found.

The Red Sox had no luck solving Cubs starter Jake Arrieta on Monday. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)



Red Sox are almost no-hit at Fenway

Stephen Drew?s two-out single in the eighth inning was the first hit by the Red Sox against Cubs starter Jake Arrieta.

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The Celtics general manager said he hasn?t contacted Rondo since the draft and added that ?we?re trying to find out what direction we?re headed.?

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that employers can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.


Supreme Court loses its way in vague contraceptive decision

The 5-4 decision in the Burwell v. Hobby Lobby case was a setback for employees.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/06/30/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/life150-2248.jpg Contraception coverage can?t be forced, court rules

The Supreme Court says employers can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/06/30/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/TamlynGonzalezUNCROPPEDfromNewBedfordpolice63014-12998--90x90.jpg New Bedford woman facing charges in death of newborn

The baby was found dead under a staircase at a New Bedford home on April 11.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/06/24/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/2014-06-24T164539Z_698832374_GM1EA6P01IV01_RTRMADP_3_IRAQ-SECURITY.jpg The surprising appeal of ISIS

It?s murderous, intolerant, and dangerous. But the group offers Sunnis something rare in the Middle East: a chance to feel like a citizen.