Shakeup at state drug lab in wake of scandal

State officials said one lab official was fired, one resigned, and a third is facing disciplinary hearings in the controversy over mishandling of drug evidence.

Boston Children’s doctor faces child porn charges

Dr. Richard Keller, a Boston Children’s Hospital endocrinologist and former medical director of Phillips Academy Andover, has been charged with receiving child pornography.

Stocks surge on Fed action

The Dow spiked more than 200 points, clearing 13,500 for the first time since the beginning of the Great Recession, as the Fed unveiled an aggressive plan to stimulate the economy.

New human cases of EEE, West Nile reported in Mass.

A Plymouth County man in his 60s has been hospitalized with EEE, and West Nile virus was reported a man in his 50s from Western Mass.

// John Henry refutes report that Red Sox are for sale

The Red Sox owner said an unsourced Fox Business report claiming the team was for sale was “completely without foundation.”

Kate Quigley, left, sister of Glen Doherty, spoke to the press outside her mother’s home in Woburn with her husband Mark.

Winchester native among victims of Libya attack

Glen Doherty, 42, a former Navy SEAL, was working for a private security company when he was killed in the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi.

Yemeni protesters broke a window of the US Embassy during a protest about a film ridiculing Islam's Prophet Muhammad.

Turmoil spreads to Yemen

Chaos in the Arab world linked to a US-made video denigrating the Prophet Mohammed spread to Yemen, where hundreds of protesters stormed the US Embassy’s walls.

Richard Gere and Susan Sarandon costar as a wealthy husband and his wife in “Arbitrage.”

Friday Preview | MOVIE REVIEW

‘Arbitrage’: When bad things happen to very rich people

Nicholas Jarecki’s debut feature casts Richard Gere as a sleek Wall Street tycoon having a very bad week.

Naomi Wolf

Book Review

‘Vagina’ by Naomi Wolf

The story of Naomi Wolf’s “Vagina” starts with Naomi Wolf’s vagina.

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// Boston Light

America’s first lighthouse guided vessels entering Boston Harbor from Sept. 14, 1716, and the lighthouse on Little Brewster Island was the last to be automated, in 1998.


Jessica Tenczar’s dress is made of birch bark.

MassArt students get creative with Wearable Art 2012

Now on display at Copley Place in Boston, students display crafty designs made with everything from water bottles to tree bark.