State workforce can?t keep up with projected job openings

For workers who obtain the right skills, opportunities should be plentiful, according to the report.

Loved ones hope to bring Bridgewater victim?s body home

Investigators continue to seek answers in the mysterious killing of a New Jersey woman found burned near a railbed.

Two officers dragged from moving car

The driver, whose name has not been released, is now in custody. Both officers are expected to survive.

The  O'connell children photographed at their home on Bellevue Street during Boston's blackout.

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The day Massachusetts went dark, fifty years later

A half-century ago on Monday, more than 35 million people across 80,000 square miles were hit by one of the largest electricity outages in North American history.

// IndyCar has mixed record with street races

Street races can fill hotels and restaurants with tourists and their wallets, but they can also bring inconvenience.

Supporters of National League for Democracy (NLD) leader Aung San Suu Kyi cheered as they watched partial election results on a TV monitor outside NLD offices in Mandalay, Myanmar.

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Millions vote in Myanmar?s first real test of democracy

Among the voters in Myanmar, there was a sense of jubilation at taking part in what many described as the first genuine election.

The scene of a fatal Saturday-night traffic accident near Leverett Circle.

Officials investigate speed as possible factor in fatal crash

Two people died after their vehicle crashed through a guardrail and into the Charles River on Saturday.

Vehicles after the cave-in of a parking lot in Meridian, Mississippi.

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Restaurant parking lot cave-in swallows 12 cars

Emergency crews in Meridian, Miss. found a section of the restaurant?s parking lot, about 35 feet wide and 400 feet long, had collapsed.

US Rep. Katherine Clark

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

Clark?s rise in House has party looking ahead

Democratic insiders, impressed by her grit and tenacity in Congress, have been buzzing about Representative Katherine Clark?s future.

The life and times of Strider Wolf

As Larry and Lanette worked to pack up their belongings, Strider wandered into his bedroom and peered up at his things. Much of what was left in the room would be left behind, along with his bicycle and many of the family's other possessions.

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He has traveled so far, from near-fatal abuse to here, invisible among Maine?s poorest, in the care of grandparents who have little left to give but love.


// Strider?s big day

The sunlight was dying and soon there would be little to see. So Strider set his chin and tried again.

New England Patriots running back Dion Lewis leaves the field after an injury during the second half of an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

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Victory comes at a huge price for the Patriots

Injuries to offensive lineman Sebastian Vollmer and running back Dion Lewis could have long-term ramifications.

11/08/15: Foxborough, MA: Patriots running back Dion Lewis (33) is pictured on the play where he was injured. The New England Patriots hosted the Washington Redskins in a regular season NFL football game at Gillette Stadium. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) section:sports topic:Patriots-Redskins


Redskins no threat, but injuries are

A team?s destiny remains as fragile as the ligaments, bones, and tendons tenuously tied to it.

// Dave Dombrowski may remake Red Sox starting Monday

Consider the quiet a precursor to what could be an explosion of sorts in the coming weeks, as the Red Sox are poised to be active, according to several executives from rival organizations.

Gordon Brown

// Education without borders

The world cannot afford to lose a generation of precious children to life in refugee camps.

Harvard Pilgrim agreed to cover Amgen?s cholesterol drug, Repatha.

Harvard Pilgrim strikes ?pay-for-performance? deal for cholesterol drug

The health insurer will get a discount from Amgen Inc. and potential rebates if the therapy fails to meet targets such as reducing cholesterol.

NEW ORLEANS, LA - NOVEMBER 08: Dexter McCluster #22 of the Tennessee Titans leaps over Brandon Browner #39 of the New Orleans Saints during the second quarter of a game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on November 8, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Brandon Browner lashes out at media after Saints loss

The former Patriots cornerback was upset with a question a reporter asked another player, according to reports.

// No tears as Citi exits, freeing key storefronts

Citigroup Inc.?s plan to close its Mass. bank branches opens up space in coveted locations from the Fenway to Porter Square.


// Some heart trouble with your energy drink?

Just one can of Rockstar Energy Drink can cause potentially damaging physiological changes.

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Gordon Brown

// Education without borders

The world cannot afford to lose a generation of precious children to life in refugee camps.

Ground Game

Ground Game

// How a big field changes the presidential primary season

The field has upended long-planned strategies and made this the most unpredictable GOP nomination fight in a generation.

The Big Picture

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Bliss Dharma Assembly

Thousands of Tibetan Buddhist monks and nuns gathered for the annual event in remote China to mark Buddha?s descent from the heavens.



// King of the Internet of Things?

The companies that build out this immense, global ?Internet of Things? will become some of the biggest and richest yet.



// New financial revelations don?t spell doom for church reforms

Francis insisted last week that church leaders can?t serve the poor if they?re seen to ?lead the life of a pharaoh.?