Two die, 20 fall ill at music festival

Mansfield police said two people died and 45 others were arrested after an electronic music concert at the Comcast Center on Thursday night.

German WWII sub found off Nantucket

After years of research and days of painstaking searches of the ocean floor, a crew discovered a German submarine which sank in April 1944.

2012 summer olympics

// For its opening act, Britain’s great

Britain greeted the world Friday with an extravagant celebration that included a tour through the country’s history and popular culture.

Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe

A hologram of US swimmer Ryan Lochte was projected Friday night at Boston's Institute of Contemporary Art.

Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe

A 60-foot hologram of US sprinter Tyson Gay was also part of the show.

Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe

The images were projected onto a spray of water in front of the ICA.

Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe

The 2012 London Summer Olympics run through August 12.

Red Sox starter Aaron Cook lasted only four innings.


yankees 10, red sox 3

Red Sox crushed in the Bronx

The Red Sox opened up their three-game road series against the New York Yankees with a 10-3 loss Friday night.

Saturday Preview | G Cover

// Welcome to the Socialympics

Thanks to the soaring popularity of social media, fans of the Olympics will have the opportunity to follow the London Games more comprehensively, and obsessively, than ever before.

saturday preview | editorial

Illegal rooftop grills point to sizzling business opportunity

As the nation’s urban renaissance continues, the grill industry shouldn’t assume that everyone who wants to grill burgers lives in a single-family home.

opinion | is that a fact?

Untruths in the liberal camp

Regardless of conservative bad thinking, liberals have their own blind spots that bear examining.


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Karen Stein of GOODGOOD, a design studio, created a mock-up of an micro-apartment unit for a 20-story tower that broke ground in the Seaport District Thursday.

Boston, developers betting tiny Seaport apartments will be a big thing

With units as small as 450 square feet, the apartments fit the call for more affordable housing for young professionals who want to live near work and attractions.

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