MBTA’s pick for chief had faced scrutiny

Beverly Scott was required to undergo counseling with a business psychology consulting firm while she was running Atlanta’s mass transit system.

Karen L. King has introduced a fragment of papyrus she believes portrays Jesus as married.

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Harvard divinity professor relishes adventure, research

Karen L. King was propelled into the global spotlight in September, when she introduced the world to a fragment of papyrus she believes portrays Jesus as married.

Financial advice for the challenges facing Obama

Four economics and business specialists from local universities give their advice on what the president and Congress should do to get the economy moving.

Joanna Weiss

The new face of the GOP

It’s begun: Speculation about the next Republican presidential nominee, followed by speculation whether he or she will be a minority.

David Kwiatkowski played baseball in high school in Michigan during the late ’90s and at Madonna University, where he earned a degree in allied health administration. That set him on a career path that led him to NewEngland and Exeter Hospital in New Hampshire — and to an eventual arrest this year.

As risk grew, hospitals turned a blind eye

Caught stealing drugs over and over, nothing was done to stop David Kwiatkowski, a technician tied to a hepatitis outbreak, from finding another job.

The affair of David H. Petraeus, CIA Director, and Paula Broadwell, his biographer, was discovered by the FBI through e-mails.

Biographer’s threats led to Petraeus FBI investigation

CIA Director David Petraeus’s resignation was triggered when a woman with whom he was having an affair sent threatening e-mails to another woman close to him.

Kevin Cullen

Scandal highlights the strains of modern war

Just in time for Veterans Day, one of the nation’s most distinguished and decorated veterans of the Army is shown to have feet of clay.

World War II veteran Robert Ware Foster reflected on his tour of duty with his friend, Ed McGonagle, 54 a WWII enthusiast.

Ranks of WWII heroes are diminishing

Robert Ware Foster, 93, is among the 1.5 million World War II veterans living in the United States, a population that is rapidly dwindling.

Elizabeth Warren was taking criticism from the Democratic establishment during her Senate candidacy.

At critical juncture, Elizabeth Warren stuck with her team

During Warren’s yearlong run for the US Senate, the first-time candidate struggled to learn the craft of politics and campaigning.


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Celtics 96, Bucks 92

Paul Pierce, right, shot over Milwaukee’s Monta Ellis on Saturday night.

Paul Pierce, Celtics get even with Bucks

Pierce had 25 points and the offensively challenged Celtics rallied with 32 fourth-quarter points to beat the Bucks on Saturday.


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One of the monuments in Weymouth dedicated to three South Shore servicemen.

South Shore honors three servicemen killed in Iraq

Army Specialist Matthew Pollini, Marine Sergeant Andrew Farrar Jr., and Marine Lance Corporal Walter O’Haire were honored at a ceremony in South Weymouth.