Pharmacist?s greed led to 25 deaths, prosecutors say

Former pharmacist Barry Cadden is charged with causing the deaths of 25 people in the 2012 meningitis outbreak.

Left: Scott McCloskey, the son of Philip McCloskey, US Attorney Camen Ortiz (center), and Mary and Mike Rizzo (3rd from right and far right) the parents of Jonathan Rizzo.

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Serial killer Gary Lee Sampson is sentenced to death

A federal jury condemned the admitted serial killer to death following 16 hours of deliberations.

// Inmates at Shirley prison used makeshift weapons to wreak havoc

Corrections officers used a ?chemical agent? after inmates used makeshift weapons to destroy security cameras and computers.

Brockton woman is shot dead in apartment

A Brockton woman was found fatally shot Monday evening, triggering a police search for her boyfriend.

// Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer to step down from board, company to change name to Altaba

After the proposed sale to Verizon closes, the new company, a shareholder in Alibaba and Yahoo! Japan, will change its name to Altaba Inc.


// When dying is a choice

My father lingered for several weeks after he told me he wanted to die, suffering greatly.

Store at epicenter of Boston?s addiction problem closes

A Cumberland Farms store near Boston Medical Center was a gathering point for people at nearby treatment centers.

// How doctors are paid may have role in health outcomes

The study found linking physicians? payments to health care quality measures improved the care for all patients.


// Barbara Scannell famously forgave drunk driver who left her son in coma

Mrs. Scannell hugged the driver who had injured her son, speaking words of kindness to put his mind at ease.

// New Balance steps into the fit tech world with $300 smartwatch

The Boston shoemaker is seeking a niche for its high-end smartwatch, which it says can help athletes reach new levels.

The smooth-skinned hardy kiwi may never make it to a fruit salad near you.


This fruit could soon be an outlaw in Massachusetts (but it has its supporters)

A proposal to ban the smooth-skinned cousin of the famous, fuzzy kiwi fruit has divided New England?s gardening and horticultural community.

The transition to Trump

// L.L. Bean pleads: Don?t boycott us over Trump donation

The granddaughter of the company?s founder donated to a pro-Trump group, which spurred a boycott. And that was just the beginning.

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 08: In this handout photo provided by NBCUniversal, Meryl Streep accepts Cecil B. DeMille Award during the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 8, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Paul Drinkwater/NBCUniversal via Getty Images)

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Streep?s speech kicks off an awards season worth watching

With her Golden Globe Awards speech, Meryl Streep mounted a defense of Trumplandia?s chief troika of boogeymen: Hollywood. Foreign. Press.

David Bright (center) laughed during a break in voting at the State House in Augusta, Maine, in December.

Maine elector who switched his vote to Sanders asked him a question on live TV

David Bright, who made headlines last month for switching his vote from Hillary Clinton to Bernie Sanders, asked the senator about the EPA on CNN.

David Ortiz saluted the crowd one last time in October.

Mysterious tweet from David Ortiz sends Red Sox fans into a tizzy

Almost anything, it seems, will get Red Sox nation hoping beyond hope that David Ortiz will declare his return.

Tom Brady promotes new sleepwear line in latest ?Funny or Die? appearance

Brady appears in a parody in which the product being sold is his newly released ?Recovery Sleepwear.?

East Bridgewater, MA -- 1/8/2017 - Damon McNamee, 4, rolls in a snowbank in his front yard as he plays with his two and a half year old brother, Ethan, (R) in East Bridgewater where snow totaled 20.5 inches. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: 09snow Reporter:

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Why were some places walloped by Saturday?s snowstorm and others not so much?

Saturday?s storm left East Bridgewater under 19.5 inches of snow while 25 miles away only 7.2 inches of snow fell on Logan Airport.


// ?Good Will Hunting? apartment is up for sale

The ramshackle pad where Will Hunting made his home looks much, much better than it did in the movie.

The London-based Ambassador Theatre Group will operate the 117-year-old Colonial Theatre, which has been shuttered for more than a year.

Talking Points: Theatre District comeback, a pharma company gets sold, and more

The Theatre District?s next act is finally coming into focus, plus more important business news from Monday.


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// Elizabeth Warren ? a liberal lioness with sharp claws

Elizabeth Warren has been called a ?hyperpartisan bully.? That?s exactly what Democrats need.

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//[1].jpg She loved him, and he died in the Holocaust. Now her son is bringing his music back to life.

A tale of young love drove a son on an eye-opening journey. And in the process, a musical legacy that was all but lost has been found, and a life revealed.

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// The San Antonio solution

One Texas city took on mental health as a community and became a national model. Why can?t Mass. do the same?

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.