Harvard to lead $100m study of NFL players

The NFL players union has selected Harvard to oversee a research initiative aimed at treating and preventing the health problems plaguing the athletes.

Obama, senators prepare immigration plans

Advocates are mobilizing for what they say is their best chance in almost three decades to secure a path to US citizenship for 11 million illegal immigrants.

Boston’s Museum of Science aims to create a more vibrant entry that will take better advantage of the site’s waterfront porch.

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Museum of Science gallery will focus on Charles

The museum will build a $21 million gallery overlooking the Charles River that will feature displays on its ecosystem and history.

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When judgment comes with wisdom

Before there was Aaron Swartz, there was David LaMacchia, an MIT student who faced similar hacking charges in 1994 but was shown a great deal of mercy.

Some singles say they prefer group get-togethers because they are less pressured than one-on-one dates.


Dating sites remake the introductions

Several new matchmaking start-ups are tailored to millennials who have no interest in a string of traditional one-on-one dates to find companionship.

Mary Gundrum is grateful to the medical team at Boston Children’s Hospital that took care of her son Dominic Pio.

Family’s agonizing trail leads to infant’s surgery

A mother whose baby was born with part of his brain outside his head, along with a myriad of other issues, turned to Children’s Hospital for a rare procedure.

Book excerpt

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In the final excerpt from his book, the ex-Sox manager discusses how he was hurt when news about his use of pain medication leaked after he left the team in 2011.

State Senator John A. Hart Jr. was first elected to the House in 1996 and to the Senate in 2002. He hosts the annual Saint Patrick’s breakfast in South Boston.

Hart set to quit state Senate today

State Senator John A. Hart Jr., a favorite to succeed Therese Murray as Senate president, plans to announce that he is resign­ing to take a job at a law firm.


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Bruins 5, Hurricanes 3

David Krejci sees what the Hurricanes see — his winner in the net.

Bruins hold off the Hurricanes

David Krejci scored the winning goal late in the third and Tyler Seguin added an empty-netter as the Bruins recorded a 5-3 win.


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