State board gave reprieve to Webster pharmacy

Regulators abandoned a plan to shut down a pharmacy whose medication error sent a teen to the emergency room with a heart attack.

Traffic at the base of the Sagamore Bridge was backed up for miles on both Sunday and Monday.


Cape Cod traffic becomes a 2-day nightmare

Even in the infamous annals of Cape traffic, the backups at the end of the July Fourth weekend were cruel and unusual.

// Logan’s seaside location drives safety plans

The recent Asiana Airlines accident evokes memories of similar crashes at Logan, including a deadly 1973 accident that is the worst in Boston’s history.

Summer jobs add up to less violence in study

City officials hailed a study showing that low-income teens who hold summer jobs are less likely to engage in violence.

John and Karen Odom stayed in Boston while he was treated for his injuries.

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With grit and determination, Odoms adjust to a new life

John and Karen Odom were standing near the Marathon finish line when the first bomb exploded, sending shrapnel deep into John’s legs, nearly killing him.

Red Sox starter Jon Lester is pulled by manager John Farrell after the first two batters reached in the sixth.

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Red Sox are routed by the Mariners

Another poor performance by Jon Lester and shaky work by the bullpen led to an 11-4 loss to the Mariners.

Trial of ‘Whitey’ Bulger

Bulger’s former protégé Weeks recounts tutelage

Kevin Weeks, the man who stood by “Whitey” Bulger’s side for two decades, nonchalantly described killings, drug deals, and shakedowns.

Kevin Cullen

The mentor and his muscle

Kevin Weeks is doing as his mentor “Whitey” Bulger instructed the last time they met 17 years ago. He’s putting the blame on Bulger.


Farah Stockman

// How does this movie end?

As the cameras roll in Cairo, Egyptian protesters follow an uncertain script.