History rolled in on a yellow school bus

When rocks and jeers greeted some of the children, Boston?s image was scarred forever.

Massive storm leaves wreckage, lightning strikes in its wake

Power has been mostly restored in the region after a ?mammoth storm? rolled across northern Mass.

// Obama to give speech Wednesday on Islamic State

President Obama announced he will begin laying out a strategy to defeat Islamic State militants.

Zelda?s logo, presented in color here, appears in the agency?s employee newsletter.

Meet Zelda, the unlikely ?Dear Abby? of NSA

Gripes about sloppy security, boorishness, and more flow to the spy agency?s cheeky in-house advice columnist.

Smoke and debris rose after an Israeli strike hit Gaza City in the northern Gaza Strip on Aug. 19.

AP/Adel HanaP

opinion | George Mitchell

How we got here

The prospect of Israeli and Palestinian peace may seem more distant than ever. But a two-state solution is still the only path forward.

Quarterback Tom Brady believes it?s high time the Patriots won another Super Bowl.

Patriots at Dolphins | 1 p.m. CBS

Patriots running out of chances to add to trophy case

The Patriots have in some ways mirrored those Colts teams that New England fans used to deride.

Kevin Cullen

Two candidates, Marines alike, sense new call to service

This is a tale of two Marines. One a Democrat, the other a Republican. Both running for Congress.


// Money talks: Number of cash home sales climbs

To make their bids more attractive, many buyers are offering cash ? and often above asking price.