Hundreds picket outside Tufts Medical Center amid nurse strike

The first nurses strike at a major Boston hospital in 31 years got underway Wednesday.

Striking Tufts nurse Julia Agri.

Tufts nurse says she never expected to strike

?Nurses love this hospital. [I?m] feeling really sad it has gotten to this point,? said Julia Agri, one of 1,200 nurses on strike at the Tufts Medical Center.

// Tufts patients keep appointments even as they support nurses

?I love Tufts,? said patient Jacqueline Buzzard. ?They?re so amazing. They?ll get through it.?

// Iranian cancer researcher not allowed back into US

Mohsen Dehnavi, a visiting scholar at Boston Children?s Hospital, was detained for several hours before he was sent home.

// Rachelle Bond expected to be sentenced today

Bond was supposed to be sentenced last month, but a drug treatment center reversed course and refused to take her.

Above, an entrance to the tunnel. At right, the convention center under construction.

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Shirley Leung

Massport planned this tunnel for a rainy day. Or a cold one

Everyone knows the Big Dig brought us the Ted Williams and Tip O?Neill tunnels. But there was one more gift, just for pedestrians.

// Report highlights Boston performing arts groups? venue needs

A study details the challenges many performing arts groups face as they try to find appropriate spaces to rehearse and present their works.

Object resembling a cannonball found in Concord

A bomb squad tested the item ?out of an abundance of caution? and found it was just an ornamental decoration.

// BC?s new athletic director looks to make his mark at the Heights

Martin Jarmond, the first African-American AD in BC?s history, wants to emphasize diversity.

// Joe Scarborough: I?m done with the Republican Party

The MSNBC host, a former GOP congressman from Florida, decried the party?s tacit approval of President Trump.

An aerial view of the Larsen C ice rift in Antarctica.

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Scientists say massive iceberg has broken off in Antarctica

The vast iceberg, described as weighing 1 trillion tons, has twice the volume of Lake Erie.

The Trumps and the Russia revelations

// Trump tweets that his White House is running ?perfectly?

President Trump tweeted about his son, the ?fake media,? and other topics on Wednesday morning.

Donald Trump Jr. with his father during a rally at the SNHU Arena in Nov. 2016 in Manchester, NH.

Matt Viser | Analysis

Now we know the Trump campaign repeatedly lied about Russia

The inner circle of Donald Trump?s 2016 campaign knew that Russia preferred Trump win the presidential election.


// Is Donald Trump Jr. our era?s Fredo Corleone?

Many see parallels between the president?s son and ?The Godfather: Part II? character.

// Trump?s FBI pick says he doesn?t think Russia probe is a ?witch hunt?

Some lawmakers seem to want reassurances that Christopher Wray will keep a boundary line between the FBI and the White House.

Rachel G. Bowers

// The average Patriot probably went to an SEC or Big Ten school

A closer look at the full roster reveals some interesting facts about the team that will open training camp in two weeks.


// Why Gordon Hayward decided to don the Celtics? green

Gordon Hayward Sr. opened up about his son?s decision to depart Salt Lake City and come to Boston.


// Wiping out Net neutrality helps only big telecom firms

Being pro-business doesn?t have to mean giving big companies anything they ask for.

From left: Greek-style iced coffee (frappe), German-style iced coffee (eiskaffee), and Portuguese-style iced coffee with lemon (mazagran).

Cooking | Magazine

Add an international twist to your iced coffee

Americans raised on Coolattas may be surprised to learn that the rest of the world has its own ideas about iced coffee.

Nestor Ramos

// With Sears in Dedham closing, a reminder of how cyclical retail is

Tuesday was Amazon?s Prime Day. Sears, on the other hand, had discounts on pre-kicked luggage, scratched dishwashers, and wrenches.

// Demi Lovato performs a private gig for guests (and Gronk) in Lynnfield

Lovato wore a Rob Gronkowski Patriots jersey as she sang her new single, ?Sorry Not Sorry,? for Kiss 108 listeners.


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Investing in biotech is risky. So one venture capital firm developed an algorithm it claims can pick winners and losers quickly.


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