Mass. lawmakers are among the most vocal critics of a top-secret order allowing the Obama administration to obtain phone records of millions of Americans.
New grads drawn to new businesses
A growing number of technology graduates are eschewing corporate America for the unpredictable world of scrappy start-ups.
An outside law firm will investigate reports that Leslie Berlowitz, the head of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, inflated her resume.
Police are increasing patrols after more than a dozen schools received letters that mentioned Al Qaeda, Nazis, and weapons of mass destruction.
Birds vs. cars in Duxbury — and for now, the birds win
The town has banned vehicles from parking on beach because a flock of endangered piping plovers is nesting there.
In Senate race, two views of global responsibilities
Gabriel E. Gomez and Edward J. Markey offer strongly different stances on US foreign policy.
‘Whitey’ Bulger is sublimely vindictive
“Whitey” just wants to keep colleague Shelley Murphy and me out of the courtroom because he doesn’t like us or the book we wrote about him.
Game 4 | Penguins at Bruins, 8 p.m.
Gregory Campbell’s sacrifice epitomizes Bruins’ will to win
In an example of his team’s whatever-it-takes attitude, Campbell broke his leg blocking a slap shot and kept playing for another 50 seconds.
Christopher L. Gasper
Claude Julien’s defense has Bruins on offensive
The Bruins have thrown a Black-and-Gold blanket over Pittsburgh’s vaunted attack.
Red Sox 6, Rangers 3
Ortiz hits walkoff home run to lift Red Sox
Ortiz hit a three-run homer to right field to give the Red Sox a 6-3 victory over the Rangers.
Ally of Lawrence mayor arrested
An attendant at a city-owned garage is accused of illegally doing campaign work for Lawrence Mayor William Lantigua while on the job, among other charges.
Nation & World
Tropical Storm Andrea rumbles through Fla. as rest of East Coast braces
The first named storm of the Atlantic season hammered Florida with rain, heavy winds, and tornadoes.
House panel grills IRS official on spending
The official, whose division staged a $4.1 million training conference, conceded to Congress that taxpayer dollars were wasted in the episode.
Accounting giant may lease offices in Innovation District
PricewaterhouseCoopers is negotiating to occupy a 16-story building to be built along Seaport Boulevard.
Aoife O’Donovan comfortably confident about solo album
“Fossils” captures O’Donovan, who has been known as the singer of Boston’s Crooked Still, sounding more sensual and freewheeling than usual.
Teenagers off the suburban grid in ‘The Kings of Summer’
“The Kings of Summer” is a stylish and very funny teenage coming-of-age story graced with surreal fringes and a mysteriously hushed core.