Steward to keep Quincy ER open for year under deal

The settlement does not penalize Steward for shuttering Quincy Medical Center, even though it was in violation of a 2011 contract.

Boston teachers to vote on extended school day

The measure is being pushed heavily by city, school, and union officials to boost student achievement.

// How changing demographics affect the US labor force

Fewer Americans are participating in the labor force than at any time since 1978, according to a government report.

// Woman allegedly tried to steal thousands from One Fund

A Maine woman allegedly collected $8,000 from the fund for Marathon victims ? and was looking to grab $12,500 more.

Republican-led House pushes through agenda

The House voted to overturn President Obama?s key immigration policies, and to soften the Dodd-Frank financial overhaul.

The editorial board wrote that it can?t see what else Mitt Romney has to offer the Republican Party or the country.

Wall Street Journal scorches Romney for considering bid

The paper?s conservative editorial board isn?t convinced voters are ready to install him in the White House in 2016.

Actor Chris Pratt poses at the 2014 March of Dimes Celebration of Babies at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

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Chris Pratt is Hasty Pudding?s Man of the Year

A week after the organization named Amy Poehler as its Woman of the Year, it named the actress?s ?Parks and Recreation? co-star as its man of honor.

// Boston set to get tallest new skyscraper in 40 years

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

NFL playoffs

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck answers a question during an NFL football press conference at the team's practice facility in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. The Colts face the New England Patriots in Sunday's AFC Championship in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)


Andrew Luck welcomes another shot at Patriots

The Colts quarterback downplayed his individual matchup against Tom Brady and focused only on teams goals.

New England Patriots running back Jonas Gray celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the Indianapolis Colts during the first half of an NFL football game in Indianapolis, Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)


Colts are no match for Patriots

There is no way to make a case that Indianapolis is any kind of impediment on the road to the Super Bowl.

Rex Ryan spent six seasons as head coach of the New York Jets.

New Bills coach Rex Ryan says Patriots still his top target

The outspoken former Jets coach also said he?s ready to lead his new team, the Buffalo Bills, back to the playoffs.

Boston Red Sox's Dustin Pedroia, right, is congratulated by teammate Mike Napoli after Pedtroia hit a two-run home run off Toronto Blue Jays pitcher J.A. Happ during the fifth inning of a baseball game Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Toronto. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Fred Thornhill)

Red Sox? Dustin Pedroia, Mike Napoli ready to play ball

Both Boston players are ready for the next steps in their recovery from surgery.

Harvard med school students Laura and Nathan Scott transformed The Sinclair restaurant in Harvard Square into a dreamy wedding spot.

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The Weddings Issue

Harvard students hold city-chic wedding at The Sinclair

The doctors-in-training made their vows in a Harvard Square ceremony.

// In N.H., Rand Paul tries to distinguish himself

The senator is not only looking to break away from other potential GOP presidential candidates, but also from his father.

Boston?s bid for the 2024 Olympics

Boston was selected as the American city that will bid to host the 2024 Olympics.

Data Desk

A look at the online opposition to Boston hosting the 2024 Olympics

Online opposition to Boston hosting the 2024 Olympic games has almost doubled on social media since Thursday.



// The anti-Semitic derangement

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

The Big Picture


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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