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Big data: Mind the gaps

Jesse Lefkowitz for The Boston Globe

These days, we can measure a lot about the world – but only the fraction we know about.

opinion | Joanna Weiss

New Orleans fights for its news

In the vacuum left by a shrunken Times-Picayune, suddenly South Louisiana finds itself in the middle of a news war. That’s not necessarily a bad thing for a community.

In 1988, Peter Staley finishes hanging a banner over the main entrance to the Food and Drug Administration headquarters in Rockville, Md.


‘How to Survive a Plague’ a triumph of activism

To make his new film, David France amassed an epic amount of material from the desperate days of AIDS activism.

Emily VanCamp and Gabriel Mann play co-conspirators on “Revenge.”


At Grayson Manor, the stage is set for ‘Revenge’

Globe critic Sarah Rodman spoke with actors Emily VanCamp and Gabriel Mann about the second season of the ABC drama.

Teenager shot dead in Stoughton

David Wade, a senior at Stoughton High School, was shot by his brother, but no charges have been filed in the case, the Norfolk District Attorney said.

Higher gas costs push US consumer spending up

Americans spent more in August even though their income barely grew. Much of it went to pay higher gas prices, which may have forced consumers to cut back elsewhere.

 “Time to Lead” is an analysis of the state’s public colleges.


State economy depends on more support for public colleges

A recent report on the need for excellence in public higher education puts a sharp focus on the problem in Massachusetts.

Felix Doubront allowed three earned runs over seven innings and struck out 10.

orioles 4, red sox 3

Red Sox with no answers

The Orioles climbed into a tie with the Yankees atop the AL East as the Red Sox lost for the second straight night in Baltimore.

Courtroom sketch image of Omar Khadr

Last Western detainee at Guantanamo returns to Canada

The detainee at the US military prison in Guantanamo Bay returned to Canada after a decade in custody following his capture in Afghanistan at age 15.

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