Supreme Court rulings jolt groups into action

Two recent cases have galvanized Mass. voters, politicians, and organizations around issues of women?s health.

State law targets gas leaks

The new measure sets a timetable for repairing lines, and customers are expected to see savings in the long run.

63 abducted females escape extremists in Nigeria

The girls were abducted by Boko Haram extremists two weeks ago.

David Ortiz is out at second trying to stretch a single in the 12th; later he was left off the All-Star team. Michael Dwyer/Associated Press

On baseball

It doesn?t feel right that Sox got All-Star nods

Maybe there should be a new rule: If your team stinks there should be no All-Stars.

Dive teams searched a Milford quarry for a missing 18-year-old.

Teen missing after jump in Milford quarry

What started as a search-and-rescue mission Sunday will continue today as a recovery operation.

Transportation Security Administration agent Kevin Effan, left, allowed a screened passenger to board his American Airlines flight via the TSA PreCheck lane at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport.

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TSA: Some at US-bound airports must turn on devices

Devices that will not power up won?t be allowed on planes, and those travelers may have to undergo additional screening.

Maine Governor Paul LePage wants stronger antidrug law enforcement.

Paul LePage toes hard line on drug crisis

The Maine governor supports enforcing laws over treatment options.

Audley Travel, a British company that specializes in customized trips, opened its first US office on North Washington Street in Boston in March.

Business soaring for old-school travel companies

Growth is driven mostly by baby boomers looking for a more immersive experience from their vacations.

Adrian Walker

Residency requirement is a joke

Promoted in the 1970s as a means of keeping middle-class white employees in the city, it?s now an anachronism. But don?t try telling that to our politicians.


// Dawn of the Web: an oral history

How did it feel when the Internet first arrived on your desk? What does a tidal wave look like from shore?