Curt Schilling’s 38 Studios lays off all staff

The former Red Sox pitcher‘s video game company, which had close to 400 employees, made the layoffs in the wake of financial difficulties, a company insider said.

Partners’ second-quarter earnings fall on one-time charge

Partners HealthCare System Inc. reported Thursday that its second quarter operating income dropped to $5.3 million from $71.2 million in the same quarter last year.

Hospital to pay $750,000 over data breach

The settlement by South Shore Hospital is related to a 2010 breach that compromised the personal information on over 800,000 people.

More than 200 volunteers placed over 33,000 American Flags on a hill on the Boston Common.

33,000 flags on Boston Common honor war dead

About 200 volunteers planted the flags Thursday, with each flag representing a Massachusetts servicemember killed in action since the Civil War.


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Phone alone

Carlo Rotella on whether constant cellphone use creates too much of the wrong kind of privacy for teens.

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Cornel West issues a poverty manifesto

The former Harvard professor is touring the country with Tavis Smiley to stir up interest in their new “poverty manifesto” called “The Rich and the Rest of Us.”

LeBron James had 28 points in the victory Thursday night.

nba playoffs | Heat 105, Pacers 93

Heat roll past Pacers, await Sixers-Celtics winner

Miami won its Eastern Conference semifinal series over the Indiana Pacers and will face either Boston or Philadelphia in the next round starting Monday.

Jeff Himmelman was asked by former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee (above) to write his biography based on his vast collection of letters, memos, and transcripts.

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‘Yours in Truth’ by Jeff Himmelman

The journalist offers a personal look at the life of legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee.


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Tom Brady and the Patriots conducted an offseason workout Thursday in Foxborough.

Patriots getting back into groove at workouts

With old friends such as Jabar Gaffney and Donte’ Stallworth practicing, Thursday’s session had a “getting the band back together” look for Tom Brady.

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