Green Line extension project gets new leader

Jack Wright, who worked on the Big Dig, will temporarily lead the effort as the state determines whether it will go forward.

// Dispute over state senator?s dirty laundry raises questions

A Randolph dry cleaner said he gave Brian Joyce free laundry services for more than a decade.

// At least 10 killed in Istanbul explosion

The blast took place in a historic district popular with tourists, the local governor?s office said.

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Powerful business group keeps low profile in Boston

The Massachusetts Competitive Partnership has been called ?the New Vault,? after the men who once were likened to a shadow government.

Charter school advocates launch $18 million effort

The campaign to lift the state?s charter school cap could set a Mass. spending record.

// Boyfriend says Rachelle Bond likely killed ?Baby Doe?

Michael McCarthy?s lawyer said that his girlfriend has duped prosecutors into blaming him for Bella Bond?s death.

Nannies in Mass. often denied overtime, survey says

The median hourly pay is $18, but some earn as little as $4.44 per hour after accounting for unpaid overtime or fixed salaries.

President Obama at last year?s State of the Union address.

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don aucoin | the public stage

Awaiting a night of political theater on Capitol Hill

Billed as a solo performance, the State of the Union address is in actuality an ensemble drama, with scripted and unscripted elements.

// Local Congress members announce guests for State of Union

Seth Moulton has invited a 9-year-old Syrian refugee, and Elizabeth Warren will bring a UMass Lowell student.

Burlington crash causing delays on I-95

According to State Police, only one lane was getting by the crash scene, which is near Exit 32 (Route 3).

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What you need to know about interest rate swaps

From timing to terms, find out exactly what you should consider before engaging in an interest rate swap deal.

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Patriots offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo faces a stern test in the playoffs with a line that has been hurt by injuries this season.

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Things fall into line for Patriots assistant Dave DeGuglielmo

DeGuglielmo, a Lexington High School product, is able to get the most out of the team?s offensive linemen.


// No tomato cans for Patriots to kick around this time

The defending Super Bowl champions face legitimate threats that we did not think would be there.

Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

// Why Boston makes sense as a home for GE

Our city boasts intense activity that overlaps with GE's range of businesses, from energy to lighting to healthcare to water.

Chris Christie plans to defend his record during his State of the State address Tuesday.

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Chris Christie?s shifting positions become fodder for rivals

The New Jersey Republican?s record shows that his positions have changed, depending on the electorate he wants to win over.

Opinion | Laurence H. Tribe

// Constitutional Cruz control

There?s more than meets the eye in the ongoing dustup over whether Ted Cruz is eligible to serve as president.

// Ex-Mass. AG to lead sex abuse probe at R.I. school

Scott Harshbarger will head up the investigation at St. George?s, which has come under fire from former students.

Dr. Martha Pitman, director of Mass. General?s cytopathology lab, took a slow-and-steady approach to becoming a full professor, restricting her work hours to 8 to 5 while raising three children. ?I?m not going to sacrifice my family to get there,? she said.


Harvard Medical School lags in promoting female professors

Women are close to reaching parity at the entry levels of many medical schools, but are a minority in higher ranks.

Flowers, candles, and pictures comprise a memorial set up Monday outside David Bowie?s New York apartment.

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Ty Burr | Appreciation

David Bowie, masks and all

Bowie was the first to remake his persona on a regular basis, so that the shedding of his creative skin itself became the show.

Alabama 45, Clemson 40

// Alabama once again is college football?s champion

A surprise onside kick served as a springboard to the Crimson Tide?s fourth national title in seven season.

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Ground Game

ground game

// Will anger trump electability in the primaries?

With about a month to go before the Iowa caucuses and the New Hampshire primary, there is an emerging political dynamic in both sides.

Globe investigations

// Globe investigations and Spotlight reports

A look at high-impact investigations from The Boston Globe, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning report on abuse in the Catholic Church.

The Big Picture

Robert Galvan, who is on death row for murder, speaks to members of the media at the Adjustment Center yard during a tour of California?s Death Row at San Quentin State Prison.

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The Big Picture

On death row in San Quentin

A rare look at life on death row at San Quentin State Prison in California.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ?Spotlight?

?Spotlight? is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.



// Sports gear taking the high-tech route

New Balance offers smartwatch at CES and Under Armour teams with IBM.



// Francis sees kindred spirit in John Paul I

In his first book as pope, Francis ponders what would have been the legacy the ?Smiling Pope,? had he lived.