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Times Co. hires firm to find buyer for the Globe

The New York Times Co., which last tried to sell The Boston Globe in 2009, bought the Globe in 1993 for $1.1 billion.

Genevieve Flynn, 20, who had been Lauren Astley's best friend, broke down during testimony during the murder trial of Nathaniel Fujita at Middlesex Superior Court on Wednesday.

Best friend recalls slain Wayland teen’s last day

The best friend of a Wayland teen slain in 2011 tearfully recalled her last hours today at the murder trial of the girl’s ex-boyfriend.

Two Boston-area scientists win $3 million prizes

The new Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences honored Eric S. Lander and Robert Weinberg, who have long co-taught a biology class at MIT.

From the archives , Feb. 22, 2003 | The station nightclub fire

In seconds, elation turned to horror

Shortly after the 2003 Station fire in West Warwick, R.I., the Globe reported on the fateful seconds before the blaze turned into a deadly inferno.

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Scenes from The Station nightclub fire

The fire, which started after a pyrotechnics display ignited soundproofing foam on the walls, quickly spread, killing 100 people and injuring hundreds more.

David Ortiz and the Red Sox are seeking to improve on a last-place finish last year.

On Baseball

Red Sox still face steep climb in AL East

While their offseason additions seem to be good guys, there are many questions about whether the Sox will improve on their last-place finish.

Celtics president Danny Ainge

on basketball

With Celtics, we must wait and see

Danny Ainge says he’s not likely to make a big trade move, but he also probably feels compelled to give this team a chance to contend.

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From the Archives | Photo gallery

//[1].jpg Potholes in Boston

New England traffic has long negotiated the effects of our repetitive freeze-thaw cycle that leaves roads an obstacle course of potholes.