Special report: Fishy business

‘Key West grouper’ in name only

A fish described by T.G.I. Friday's as Key West grouper at hundreds of restaurants across the country was later found to be Vietnamese catfish.

http://c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2011/10/24/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/snapper-1323--90x90.jpg Fish supply chain open to abuses

The rampant mislabeling of fish that consumers buy can be largely traced to this: the lack of anything like the regulations imposed on meat suppliers.


The Back Story: Fish mislabeling

The Boston Globe's Dina Rudick spoke with reporter Jenn Abelson about the investigation into fish mislabeling in Massachusetts.

Searchable database

Results of the Globe’s fish testing

Search the results of DNA fish testing from individual stores and restaurants in the area.

Special Section

Fish mislabeling in Mass.

Complete coverage of the Globe’s five-month investigation.

GOP Senator Scott Brown wrote of his by-the-bootstraps road to success. Elizabeth Warren, who waited tables at 13, seeks to unseat Brown.

Left: AP Photo; Right: Reuters Photo

Dueling stories of rags to riches

Senator Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren both offer biographies with up-from-the-bootstraps detail while their campaigns try to present unique narratives.

Schools contract talks hit snag

The BTU and Boston public schools find their negotiations stalled over whether teachers should be compensated for working a longer day and rewarded based on their performance.

Dana-Farber, Brigham launch vast cancer study

The study will test cancer patients’ tumors for hundreds of genetic aberrations in an effort to create a genetic database.


http://c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2011/10/24/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/24sting--90x90.jpg Sting brushes time aside

If the former Police frontman, who joined the sexagenarian club this month, has lost a step, it wasn’t evident at the Citi Wang Theatre.

“We were really excited about the potential the [original] proposal offered, but we appreciate the opportunity to stay at our current location.”

Linda Nathan , co-headmaster at Boston Arts


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Another rescue for ‘Perfect Storm’ ship

Former crew members and others are trying to establish a permanent home for the Coast Guard Cutter Tamaroa, famed for its rescue missions in the 1991 Perfect Storm.


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Second opinions, as a job benefit

Tired of inaccuracies, employers who subsidize health insurance for millions of workers are offering free second opinions and medical care reviews as employee benefits.


Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney campaigned in Hooksett, N.H., on Oct. 10.

Mass. donations to Romney are down

Mitt Romney’s campaign contributions have dropped off significantly in his home state, with residents giving their former governor a third less than four years ago.


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MLB vice president of baseball operations Joe Torre.

MLB to probe drinking by Red Sox

MLB executive Joe Torre said that his office would investigate the drinking that was going on during games in the Red Sox clubhouse.

Health and wellness

G force

A time to live, not stop

Dr. Jennifer Brinckerhoff, medical director of Hebrew SeniorLife Medical Group in Canton, is one of the speakers at a two-part lecture series on retirement living.


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Album review

Singer Chris Martin’s voice stands out on the more intimate songs of Coldplay’s “Mylo Xyloto.”

Coldplay’s ‘Mylo Xyloto’ cleans slate

The fact that five albums in, Coldplay is finally toying with expectations and taking risks is an accomplishment in itself.