Legal status of DA in Hernandez trial in doubt

Governor Charlie Baker rescinded last-minute appointments by Deval Patrick, potentially complicating the murder trial of Aaron Hernandez.

Mayor Martin Walsh spoke Tuesday night at Symphony Hall.

Mayor Walsh sets priorities on education, housing

In his first State of the City speech, Mayor Martin Walsh talked about the nuts and bolts of government, and his future plans.

Extended school day yields mixed results in Boston

The uneven performance comes as Boston seeks to double the number of schools with extended learning time.

Romney crafting a rationale for 2016 run

Mitt Romney has been telling supporters that he would run on an anti-poverty platform and with a focus on foreign affairs.

Norman Porter turned to victims? families who attended his parole hearing to offer an apology.

Board pondering parole in 1960 slaying

Norman Porter Jr., who spent 20 years as a fugitive after being convicted of two murders, apologized to the families of his victims.

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Developer breaking ground on Boston?s tallest new skyscraper

The 700-foot tower will include the city?s second Four Seasons Hotel and some expensive condominiums.


Inspiring journey from addiction to redemption

Sadly, the story of addiction is hardly unusual, particularly amid the epidemic of overdose and death that has now become a staple of our local news cycle.

Rescue workers and volunteers struggled to pull victims from the deadly, sticky mess.

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Nearly a century later, structural flaw in molasses tank revealed

A study has shed new light on the Great Molasses Flood of 1919, finding that the tank was stressed well beyond capacity.

One of Bill Cosby?s shows in Ontario drew protests.

Critic?s Notebook

With baggage in tow, Bill Cosby set to arrive in Boston

Boston hasn?t experienced many cultural moments more fraught than the prospect of Bill Cosby on stage Feb. 8 at the Wilbur Theatre.

NFL playoffs

FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2014, file photo, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (12) throws a pass against the New York Giants during the first half of an NFL football game in East Rutherford, N.J. No Tom Brady-Peyton Manning rematch this time. Instead, it will be Brady and Andrew Luck meeting again in a matchup of star quarterbacks when the New England Patriots host the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC championship game Sunday. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

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Colts feature new players and wrinkles this time

For one thing, ?Boom? Herron?s emergence at tailback has helped the offense become more balanced.

12/07/14: San Diego, CA: The Patriots Jamie Collins pressures Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers as he eventualy pushed him out of bounds on a second quarter play. The New England Patriots visited the San Diego Chargers in a regular season Sunday Night NFL game at Qualcomm Stadium. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) section:sports topic:Patriots-Chargers (1)

Patriots defense becoming stingy in second half

In the six games between the first Colts meeting and Saturday?s win, the Patriots didn?t allow a touchdown after halftime.

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What Boston can learn from New York?s failed Olympic bid

The Olympic bid really means an opportunity to figure out how Boston and the state can work better.

Beck will perform at Boston Calling in May.


My Morning Jacket, Beck, Pixies to play Boston Calling

Boston Calling, which returns for its fifth installment on Memorial Day weekend, casts a wide net with its May lineup.



// The anti-Semitic derangement

Even before last week?s terror attacks, an exodus of French Jews was already underway and accelerating rapidly.

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Millions march to honor victims of France attacks

Crowds gathered in Paris and elsewhere in a somber display of solidarity and defiance after a series of terrorist attacks shook France.

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