On the menu, but not on your plate

A Globe investigation found fish bought at restaurants across the region was mislabeled about half the time. Sometimes it was innocent error, but often the switch was deliberate, driven by profits.


Searchable database

Results of the Globe’s fish testing

The Boston Globe hired the Biodiversity Institute of Ontario at the University of Guelph to test the DNA of fish to determine their species. Search the results from individual stores and restaurants.

A 1964 print of the Beatles from “Backstage Pass: Rock & Roll Photography” at the Currier Museum of Art.

Museums Special

Critic’s picks for art museums to visit this fall in New England

The Boston Globe’s Sebastian Smee offers his picks of art museum shows to see this fall in six New England states.

‘Bigfoot’ fights for free speech in N.H.

After being kicked off Mount Monadnock, performance artist Jonathan Doyle stepped up with a lawsuit, alleging that the park’s permit regulations are unconstitutional.

Sudbury terrorism suspect’s trial to begin

Tarek Mehanna’s case has become a constitutional argument, a balancing act of what a US citizen can say, and whether those statements cross the line.

Investors fleeing money markets

Over the past three years, investors have yanked $1.2 trillion in assets from money market funds because of concerns about their safety and abysmally low rates.

Nevada bows to N.H., sets Feb. caucuses

The decision, reached after days of pressure from Granite State Republicans, opens the door for New Hampshire voters to head to the polls in early January.


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Rose Art Museum revival

With the threat of closure only a memory, Brandeis University will celebrate the museum’s 50th anniversary, sending a very public message that the Rose is reborn.


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10/14/11 Cambridge, MA -- Advance for Business. Research Scientist David Miller works to determine DNA sequences of cancer cells at Ariad Pharmaceuticals October 14, 2011. After a long drought, several Massachusetts biotechnology companies, including Vertex, Ariad, and Ironwood, have filed, or are about to file new drug applications with the Food and Drug Administration. Erik Jacobs for the Boston Globe

Vertex seeks OK for 2d new drug in a year

If approved, drug candidate Kalydeco could help propel the Cambridge biotechnology firm toward its goal of becoming a drug maker with multiple products.


Political Notebook

Leadership role for US is renewed, Obama says

President Obama says the death of Libya’s Moammar Khadafy and the end of the Iraq war are powerful reminders of America’s renewed leadership in the world.

Nation & World

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Veterans’ jobless rate outpaces civilians’

Veterans who left military service in the past decade have an unemployment rate of 11.7 percent, well above the overall jobless rate of 9.1 percent, according to fresh data.


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Sahrks 4, Bruins 2

Sharks left wing Jamie McGinn (64) congratulated center Benn Ferriero for what would become the game-winning goal.

Bruins fall short against Sharks

The Bruins rallied for two third-period goals in 29 seconds, but San Jose turned Boston mistakes into quick-strike goals in a 4-2 victory.


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London’s calling

Many Olympic facilities are already completed for the 2012 Summer Games, allowing visitors to preview the venues in and around the city.