Bid to scrap Common Core faces powerful opponents

Supporters of the standards, including top state education officials, say dropping the requirements would waste money and time.

120th Boston Marathon

// Atsede Baysa gives her trophy to Bobbi Gibb

The 2016 champion saluted the Boston Marathon?s first female runner.

// 80-year-old finishes Marathon, but doesn?t break record

Still, Yoko Nakano?s probably faster than you.

// Peter King says he?d ?take cyanide? if Ted Cruz gets the nomination

The Republican representative from New York said he isn?t too happy with Donald Trump, either.

ground game

// Bernie Sanders and the curse of the closed primary

The rules of New York?s Democratic primary could contribute to a loss for the senator.

SJC hands Martha?s Vineyard officials victory against proposed development

The state?s highest court ruled against a would-be development near the Gay Head Cliffs, reversing a lower court?s ruling.

// Despite wet weather, risk of brush fires in Mass.

It may feel chilly and wet, but the National Weather Service is warning of a potential increase in fires.

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Small businesses still paying big for Obamacare

6 years into Obamacare, small businesses are still struggling with the cost of health coverage. Rule changes are working to fix that.

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The art of marketing to millennials

Here are some tips to win over millennial buyers as discovered through one traditional market: the art world.

// Why there?s a gefilte fish crisis ahead of Passover

The required blend of pike, carp, and whitefish is increasingly hard to come by.

// Could a black hole send you to another universe?

Legendary physicist Stephen Hawking held a Harvard audience rapt in a lecture and discussion on the cosmos.

Perspective | Globe Magazine

// Five stupid things I did and you should avoid when changing careers

Dan Lyons, who wrote a bestseller about taking a job at HubSpot at age 52, dissects where he went wrong.

// It?s getting more expensive to avoid the dreaded middle seat

Airlines are making it harder than ever on domestic and international flights to avoid the middle seat based on luck alone.

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House by famous architect retains original touches

The house, built in 1958 for the late Arthur Nelson of The Nelson Companies, has floor-to-ceiling windows.

TV Critic?s Corner

// Marc Maron + David Simon = Goodness

Simon, the guy who brought us ?The Wire?and other great shows, is a fascinating guest on Maron?s podcast.

Alex Speier

// Is Koji Uehara struggling with his workload?

Uehara, 41, has made eight appearances in a season-opening span of 12 games and 15 days.