Speaking at Arlington National Cemetery today, President Obama said he worried the nation’s veterans are not being fully appreciated.
The mayor will undergo elective surgery Friday for an enlarged prostate, according to his doctor.
McCain visits Syrian rebels
Senator John McCain quietly slipped into Syria for a meeting with rebels fighting President Bashar Assad’s regime.
A study from Colorado showed a sharp increase in reports of children accidentally ingesting marijuana after that state approved medical use of the drug.
On Memorial Day, Hyde Park remembers the fallen
In Hyde Park today, ceremonies were held in tribute to the servicemembers who never returned home.
Rain didn’t dampen Cape travel
Tourism was brisk this Memorial Day weekend on Cape Cod, despite rainy weather.
Since the first US airstrikes, 2,227 service members have died, including 45 from Massachusetts.
Boston Calling a two-day hit
Turns out, a two-day rock festival in the heart of Boston is an excellent idea.
Many details to orchestrate for Marathon concert
In barely two weeks, Don Law and his team assembled Boston Strong, a star-studded benefit for Marathon victims this Thursday.
Jacoby Ellsbury worth effort to keep on Red Sox
Sometimes when you have a player who can handle Boston, it’s best to stay with that guy.
Drunken driving charges unlikely to cost Worcester bishop his post
Past practice suggests it’s unlikely the Catholic Church will take strong action against Bishop Robert McManus for his drunken driving case.
Nation & World
John Kerry pitches $4b package to aid West Bank
The secretary of state said the economic development plan could cut the 21 percent unemployment rate by two-thirds.
No drama as William Galvin gets No. 2 role again
When Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray resigns, Secretary of State William Galvin will be second-in-line for the state’s highest office.
Electricians’ skills going high-tech
Nowadays, being an electrician also means mastering computers and highly complex networks.
At 88, drummer Roy Haynes is one for the ages
The jazz great led his Fountain of Youth band through a rousing set at Scullers.
“The instinct to preserve the Copley Square shrine is understandable, even noble. But the question of how to preserve spontaneous memorials is raising new kinds of problems for archivists, pitting the limits of our capacity to preserve against our unlimited capacity for testimony and grief.”Ruth Graham, on the challenge of preserving memorials