Ruling may pose test for candidates

The presidential campaigns could become more complicated and unpredictable if President Obama’s health care plan is struck down.

Court appears split on future of health law if mandate is out

The Supreme Court explored on Wednesday whether parts of President Obama’s health care law should stand if the court rejects its core individual mandate.

Troubles mount ever higher for Lawrence mayor

Lawrence Mayor William Lantigua, who is facing three grand juries and a growing fine in Massachusetts, also has legal problems in the Dominican Republic.

Federal grant for schools at risk

Boston could lose a $9 million federal grant for teacher bonuses because of the decision to enter into a potentially lengthy mediation process to settle a new contract.

Health law hearings offer live case study

Professors at law schools across the region are incorporating the Supreme Court health care debate into their curriculum, propelling law classes into the real world.

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Cash-strapped T proposes 23 percent fare increase

A trip on the subway would cost many riders an extra 30 cents and some commuter rail tickets could exceed $10 under a budget-balancing plan announced Wednesday by the MBTA.

Wegmans sets goal to open in Boston

Wegmans Food Markets scouted properties in the South End and Fenway on Wednesday as possible locations for its first grocery store in Boston.


Tales of calamities and comedy

Rachel Dratch, a Lexington native and SNL alum, has written an open-ended personal story, which gives the book some lovely honesty.

Reputed mobster may hold clues to art heist

Investigators believe a reputed La Cosa Nostra member may have information related to the notorious 1990 art heist at Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.


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Legal Sea Foods CEO Roger Berkowitz testified in January at a hearing on fish mislabeling at the State House.

Wholesaler, Legal design fish labels to ease tracking

Agar Supply has partnered with Legal Sea Foods to launch a new label that will allow restaurants and supermarkets to track fresh fish all along the supply chain.

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Climate panel predicts weather disasters ahead

Nations should prepare for an unprecedented onslaught of deadly and costly weather disasters, an international panel of climate scientists said in a report issued Wednesday.


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Bruins notebook

Bruins Peverley fills all-purpose role

Rich Peverley performance in the Bruins’ 5-2 win over the Lightning Tuesday night was exactly the type of multipurpose game both player and organization expect.


An image problem

The fashion and media world will come together to discuss issues of health and body image at an event in Cambridge.