FDA calls for ban on shocks to treat aggressive children

The controversial devices have been employed to treat children who are aggressive or prone to harming themselves.

Body of man pulled from Charles River in Waltham

Authorities pulled the body of a man from the Charles River in Waltham on Friday afternoon, according to the Middlesex DA?s office.

Under the deal announced Thursday, Uber can still use freelance drivers.

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New rules for a new economy

A pair of lawsuits failed to force the ride-sharing company to make its drivers full-fledged employees.

// College students dig deep to donate to candidates

Students spend money on all sorts of things: textbooks, tuition, pizza, beer. Now add campaign donations to that list.

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders listens to a question during a campaign stop in Gettysburg Pennsylvania, U.S., April 22, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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Michael A. Cohen

An Open Letter to Bernie Sanders

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but maybe a little tough love is in order.

Killer of 8 in Ohio believed on loose

Three children, ages 4 days to 3 years, survived the grisly killings that left seven adults and a 16-year-old boy dead.

Helping Mass. firms make D.C. connections

Massachusetts will spend $1 million to help link the state?s most technically sophisticated companies with federal agencies.

Sandro (left) and Erik (right), holding their daughters Eleonora (left) and Rachel Maria, with surrogate Rachel and her husband, Tony.


Cambridge documentarian films gay couple?s journey to parenthood

?The Guys Next Door? will have its New England premiere at the Independent Film Festival Boston on May 1, with directors Amy Geller and Allie Humenuk in attendance.

// Rocky resettlement in Mass. for Iraqi refugees

After escaping war and sectarian violence in Iraq, a refugee family of nine is now homeless in America.


// Ireland?s efforts to reckon with the past strengthens its future

Self-confident nations don?t abandon their history.


// A llama love story

The story of Belle the llama and Karen, her faithful caretaker, is one of devotion.

Khachapuri is worthy of national dish status

Khachapuri is hearty, as is most Georgian food. The pizza-like specialty comes flat and round or turnover-shaped, always with cheese.

Boston, MA - 4/22/2016 - Boston Celtics Isaiah Thomas (L) drives past Atlanta Hawks Jeff Teague during the first quarter at TD Garden in their third playoff game in Boston, MA April 22, 2016. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff Topic: Celtics Reporter:

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Christopher L. Gasper | CELTICS 111, HAWKS 103

Celtics? Isaiah Thomas hits all the high notes

Now, the Celtics are far from finished in their first-round playoff series with the Atlanta Hawks.

// Acquiring a new look ? and outlook ? while thrift shopping

How thrift shopping changed my wardrobe ? and my life.

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// He doesn?t like her guy friends

I?ve become more social lately. The problem? Most of the friends I am making are guys. And my boyfriend doesn?t like that.