Hospitals mobilize on health cost bill

Massachusetts hospitals last year spent more than any other sector on lobbying politicians, reflecting the industry’s size and also the high stakes.

Brown’s high hopes ran into Senate reality

Senator Scott Brown has discovered that his considerable political charms have not always helped him navigate a clubby Senate chamber.

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The big comeback: The Globe 100 returns to full strength

For the first time in three years, there are 100 of the state’s top-performing public companies in our annual ranking.

// The most innovative people in Massachusetts

These 12 pioneering individuals embody the creativity and ambition that distinguish our state.

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The Boston Globe ranks the top 100 publicly traded companies in Massachusetts by performance.

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A Boston College star will enter the Jesuit novitiate

An all-star in studies, service, and bonhomie at BC, Dan Kennedy had a world of options, but chose the Jesuit path. It is, he says, the only way for him.

// Museum of Fine Arts receives massive gift from trustee

The museum announced it had received a gift of 6,000 photographs, 100 works on paper, and 25 paintings from Saundra Lane, long-time friend of the MFA.

Nicki Minaj will perform at JAMN 94.5’s Summer Jam June 2 at Comcast Center.

Summer Arts Preview | Sortable Table

Critics’ picks: What to see this summer

Our critics highlight the summer events to check out in pop, rock, folk, country, jazz, classical, world music, theater, dance, and art.

Living Longer, Living Better | Lifestyle

Rock music keeps ‘my generation’ young

For many Boomers, rock music remains an essential source of both entertainment and inspiration.


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Ryan Sweeney’s catch saves day for Red Sox

Ryan Sweeney’s all-out catch in the seventh inning to rob Carlos Ruiz of a possible two-run extra-base hit enabled the Red Sox to hold on to a win over the Phillies.


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Colleges highlight risks for students heading abroad

The accident in New Zealand that killed three Boston University students and critically injured a fourth has put inherent concerns about the safety of overseas students into new perspective.

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Living Longer, Living Better | Real Estate

Home-swapping vacations gaining in popularity

The practice of swapping homes with another vacationer in a desirable location is a tested way for flexible-minded travelers to find a low-cost vacation option.

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Brian Church, Brent Vincent Betterly, and Jared Chase (left to right) are seen in photos from the Chicago Police department.

Suspect in alleged Chicago plot has Occupy Boston ties

Jared Chase, one of the three men arrested Wednesday in Chicago, is from Keene, N.H., and participated in the Occupy Boston protests last fall.