Records show that Leslie Cohen Berlowitz, president of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, has exaggerated her own academic achievement.
Jury selection begins in trial of ‘Whitey’ Bulger
The selection of impartial jurors is the first challenge in what is expected to be a lengthy, complex trial.
Testifying before Congress, US military leaders insisted that commanders maintian their authority to mete out justice in sexual assault cases.
In announcing the nominations, President Obama declared that Republicans have ‘‘cynically’’ used Senate procedures to block past nominees.
Opinion | TOM KEANE
Don’t get rid of Boston Redevelopment Authority
Ceding away the mayor’s power to control development would result in fragmented plans and the rule of NIMBYism.
Christopher L. Gasper
Bruins proving that they were never underdogs
The idea that the Bruins were going to be overmatched and outclassed by the skill, skating, and scoring aptitude of the Penguins is finished.
While the Bruins have put on a clinic so far to grab a 2-0 series lead, the favored Penguins have all but put brown bags over their heads.
Boston Medical Center is bracing for state and federal budget cuts and intensified pressure to shift more care to outpatient settings.
10 years later
Theo Epstein’s 1st Red Sox draft was hit and miss
Ten years ago, Epstein, as a new GM, hoped to restock the Red Sox farm system. But only 4 picks from his 1st draft ever made the majors.
N.H. firm says its system ID’d bomb suspects
Facial recognition software from Animetrics Inc. may have led to a faster identification of the Marathon bombing suspects.
Nation & World
More evidence needed on Syria chemical weapons, UN says
A UN report said there are “reasonable grounds” to believe chemical weapons have been used in Syria, but conclusive findings can be reached only after testing.
IRS’s new chief says it must rebuild trust
The new head of the IRS acknowledged that Americans no longer trust the IRS amid a growing number of scandals.
Walmart reveals steps to freshen produce aisles
The nation’s largest grocer and retailer revealed steps Monday to improve the quality of its fresh fruits and vegetables.
‘The Feud’ by Dean King
In his book about the Hatfield-McCoy feud, King delivers outsized characters, shootouts, manhunts, and posses on the prowl.