Raytheon is in the hunt for a $3b space project

Waltham-based Raytheon and Maryland’s Lockheed Martin are locked in a competition to build a first-of-its-kind “Space Fence” to track orbital junk.

Youth jobs program facing deep cuts in Mass.

Lawmakers are considering deep cuts in funding for a youth summer jobs program even as teen unemployment remains near record levels.

Rescuers pulled a child from the rubble of an elementary school in Moore, Okla., Monday and passed her to a triage center after a massive tornado tore through the Oklahoma City suburbs.

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Immense tornado savages Okla. neighborhoods

A huge tornado, perhaps a mile wide, tore through towns near Oklahoma City on Monday, killing at least 91 people.

(From left to right) Dawn Dearborn, CEO of Tantara Corp.; John Haley, CEO of Watermark Environmental Inc.; Bill Bellissimo, CEO of Crunchtime Information Systems.

10 Mass. firms recognized for growth, resilience

Ten established companies made the Inner City 100, an annual compilation of the nation’s fastest-growing urban businesses.

Overruns may cost each member of the Belmont Country Club at least $28,000.

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Clubby atmosphere vanishes as costs escalate in Belmont

What began two years ago as an elaborate $18 million clubhouse reconstruction at Belmont Country Club has grown into a nearly $30 million fiasco.

Senate candidate Gabriel Gomez (left) and Senator John McCain (center) greeted veteran  Thomas Hudner during a fund-raiser at the Fairmont Copley Hotel Monday.

Gabriel Gomez blasts Edward Markey on safety

The Republican Senate candidate unleashed a frontal attack on Rep. Edward Markey’s homeland security credentials.

State fund could aid Marathon bombing victims

Attorney General Martha Coakley sought to raise awareness of the state’s Victim Compensation Fund, which could aid people affected by the bombings.

Marathon bombing victims Brittany Loring (left) and Liza Cherney received their diplomas during the BC commencement.

Two Marathon victims attend BC commencement

Liza Cherney and Brittany Loring, still with some visible wounds and bandages, were among the 4,395 BC students to receive ­degrees.

MIT scientist Kanako Miura was hit by a truck near Kenmore Square, and her bike was dragged 75 feet before dislodging.

Visibility at issue in fatal crash with cyclist

The truck driver that fatally struck an MIT scientist probably did not even see the 36-year-old when the vehicle collided with her bike Sunday afternoon.