Insurance for high-risk homes now easier to get

Thousands of residents who once had to buy expensive home coverage from the Mass. FAIR Plan are increasingly able to find policies through other insurers.

Mass. keeps mental health data from FBI gun checks

The state has not provided mental health records to an FBI database for gun background checks, the result of a law prohibiting such sharing.

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Police arrest 3 after Brazil fire

Authorities are also seeking a fourth person in connection with the nightclub fire that killed more than 230 people.

A still image from an undated video footage released by Iran's state-run English language Press TV showed a monkey that was allegedly launched into space.

Iran claims it sent monkey into space

Iranian state television said the move was “a prelude to sending humans.’’

Foreclosures fell 13% last year

The number of completed foreclosures in Massachusetts fell in 2012, the Warren Group reported.

“Tito was great with me. I don’t think with any other manager I could have had that comfort level,” Jon Lester said on manager Terry Francona, who guarded the pitcher’s privacy during his treatment for large-cell lymphoma.

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Book Excerpt

Job became more personal with Jon Lester in need

In the second installment of the preview of Terry Francona’s book, the former Red Sox manager relates his experience when Lester was diagnosed with cancer.

Former Chelsea Housing chief Michael E. McLaughlin.

US may tell Chelsea to repay $7m in grants

Federal officials may charge that the Chelsea Housing Authority filed misleading reports to obtain the money.

Rajon Rondo looked to throw a pass in a game against the Charlotte Bobcats on Jan. 14 at the TD Garden in Boston. Rondo will miss the rest of the regular season with a knee injury.

Christopher L. Gasper

Rajon Rondo injury clouds Celtics future

The team needed to find out if Rondo is the building block for its next era, but his knee injury means the Celtics won’t learn that anytime soon.

From his office in Burlington, Richard Wang, a security expert at Sophos, can determine where cyberattacks originate and which websites have been corrupted.

Mass. at center of a war on hackers

A long list of companies have had their critical systems protected by a cybersecurity company in the state.