Downloading charges against student left intact

The US Supreme Court refused to hear Boston University student Joel Tenenbaum’s challenge of a $675,000 jury verdict against him for illegally downloading songs.

Mass. start-up in $1.25b deal in China

Alternative energy start-up GreatPoint Energy plans to build a plant in Western China to convert coal into synthetic natural gas.

Yemen bombing

Suicide bombing rocks Yemen, scores killed

A suicide attacker blew himself up in the midst of a military parade rehearsal, killing more than 90 people and wounding hundreds.

State considers noise regulations for wind turbines

The regulations would require the state to review potential noise issues before wind turbines are built.

4 students killed memorialized in BU ceremonies

Graduates paused in silence to remember four students killed this spring.

Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett of the Celtics celebrated during their Game 1 victory over the 76ers on May 12.

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Dan Shaughnessy | Online exclusive

Celtics over Sixers is a sure thing

It’s like Facebook vs. 38 Studios as a business model, or the Beatles vs. Herman’s Hermits in music. The Celtics will win Game 5 tonight. It’s a lock.

Iris Apfel worked on her exhibition at the Peabody Essex Museum in 2009.

Fashion icon to bequeath trove to Salem museum

Iris Apfel, the celebrated New York fashion doyenne, will give the Peabody Essex more than 600 pieces of clothing and accessories by world-famous designers.

Comcast’s latest cable box may debut in Boston

Boston is expected to be the first major city to get Comcast’s next-generation combination cable box, Internet-enabled programming guide, and digital video recorder.

// Tennis Hall of Fame not acting on Bob Hewitt

Alleged victims and prominent players are angry at the hall’s failure to investigate sexual abuse allegations against Hewitt, an inductee.


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Book Review

In “Engines of Change” Paul Ingrassia takes a look at iconic cars.

‘Engines of Change’ by Paul Ingrassia

In this new book, Ingrassia traces the history of some iconic cars and how those models reflected shifts in politics, culture, and technology.

Health and wellness

Daily dose

Increased risks of sleepwalking

A recent survey showed that nearly one-third of 19,000 American adults said they’d been caught sleepwalking at some point in their lives.

Globe 100

No. 1 overall

Momenta: The perfect Massachusetts success story

A hit product propelled this maker of generic drugs from a money-losing operation to the top of the Globe 100 list.