Accreditation at risk at Bridgewater State Hospital

Following a surprise inspection, the agency that accredits mental health facilities gave the hospital 45 days to respond to its findings.

Diversity lags in full-time city hires under Walsh

Mayor Walsh has predominantly hired men and filled most full-time jobs with white employees in his first five months in office.

5 service members killed in Afghanistan

Five NATO service members were killed in an apparent friendly fire incident.

Deal highlights rising demand for hepatitis drugs

Merck’s $3.85 billion purchase of Idenix is the latest sign the Boston area has become a magnet for acquisition-hungry drug makers.

Elizabeth “Lizzi” Marriott was allegedly strangled in October 2012.

N.H. town captivated by trial in a private way

People in Dover, N.H. are keeping up with a lurid murder case — but keeping it to themselves.

Boston police were at the scene on Akron Place in Roxbury, where a man shot.

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Decades later, tragic echo outside a family home

Almost twenty-one years ago, Darrell Marriro was gunned down outside his family’s Roxbury home. On Sunday, his younger brother met the exact same fate.

Caroline, Jacqueline, and John F. Kennedy, then a US senator, at Hyannis Port in 1960.

A quest to guard Kennedy words

A fight to keep letters from Jacqueline Kennedy off the auction block is only the latest twist in a years-long effort by Caroline Kennedy to protect her mother’s writings.

Stephen Drew has started slowly at the bat but believes he is contributing on defense. AP Photo/Tony Dejak


Stephen Drew injury just adds fuel to the fire

Many questioned the re-signing of Drew and his quick promotion to the majors. Now the shortstop has an oblique strain.


Walk a mile in their scandals

If political corruption were an Olympic sport, there would be more gold in Rhode Island than Fort Knox.


Book Review

// ‘Scalia: A Court of One’ by Bruce Allen Murphy

Murphy’s subject, Justice Antonin Scalia, may well be the most combative and controversial member of the high court in US history.


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Visitors taking in the Innovations of Cambridge tour follow the lead of guide Daniel Berger-Jones in pondering some of the scientific achievements and landmarks linked to Kendall Square.

Cambridge guides lead tour of science frontiers

The Innovations of Cambridge tour in Kendall Square highlights past, present and future achievements in science and technology in the neighborhood.