Boston Fed chief a frequent voice for strong action

For Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren, speaking out has been part the job. And this week he’s ratcheted it up, urging the Fed to do more.

Boston police to seek more diversity

Hoping to end decades of tension over the advancement of minority officers, the department plans to overhaul a promotion system.

Yvonne Abraham

Teen Empowerment chasing a miracle

The youth movement that began in one of the city’s darkest hours is celebrating its 20th anniversary. So much has changed since then, and so little.

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SJC defends judicial thought process in ethics probe

The state’s highest court, responding to a complaint on the rulings of a Boston judge, said judges cannot be forced to disclose what they were thinking when they made their rulings.

Two cars were damaged after a MBTA T bus drove into them on Commonwealth Avenue just outside Kenmore Square.

MBTA bus hits parking officer, vehicles in Kenmore Square

A parking supervisor was struck by a bus when the driver balked at being ticketed for stopping in a no-standing zone and drove off, according to officials.

Cambridge firms develop tools to check campaign facts

The new digital tools allow TV viewers to see things such as which group paid for an ad or how its purported facts stack up against reality.


Truth-seeking tools for campaign ads

Web developers enable smartphone users to check the veracity of 2012 presidential campaign ads.

Mitt Romney departed an event in Manhattan on Thursday.

Romney ad accuses Obama of ‘war on religion’

A new ad by Mitt Romney’s campaign says President Obama’s health care plan forces religious institutions to “go against their faith.”

Friday Preview | MOVIE REVIEW

// Vote is split on ‘The Campaign’

The time is ripe for a good, nasty political comedy, but this film starring Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis isn’t it.

American Bruce Jenner won the decathlon — and the unofficial title as world’s greatest athlete — at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal.

In decathlon, ‘world’s greatest athlete’ without the fame

While the Olympic champion still is considered the world’s greatest a century after Jim Thorpe set the standard, he no longer gets a ticker-tape parade.


Joe Corey, of Billerica, wore a Kansas City Monarchs uniform at the “media day” event preceding the Oldtime Baseball Game charity event in Cambridge.

Oldtime Baseball Game brings uniforms out of mothballs

It’s time, once again, for the annual Oldtime Baseball Game, a charity contest held at St. Peter’s Field in Cambridge in which players wear uniforms plucked from baseball history.