ISIS ?will find no safe haven,? Obama says

President Obama ordered airstrikes in Syria and nearly 500 more US troops to the region in a widened campaign against the extremist group.

Islamic State fighters paraded in Raqqa, Syria.

Opinion | Hugh Shelton

US can?t trust Iran as partner in battling ISIS

Part of President Obama?s solution to the Islamic State should be to evict Tehran and its militias from Iraq.

Islamic State militants in Raqqa, Syria.


Obama?s foreign policy needs conviction of leadership

President Obama has more than two years to rebuild and reenergize a drifting US policy on foreign affairs.

President Obama delivered a prime-time address from the White House about the US response to Islamic State terrorists.


Obama?s calm approach on ISIS will keep America safer

Americans wanted Obama to present ISIS as a grave threat. He refused to do that.

// In Democratic Party, some outsiders get their turn

At their traditional post-primary breakfast, Democratic heavyweights had to come to terms with the fact their favorites lost in two races.

Ex-FBI director will probe NFL on Rice case

Robert Mueller will review how the NFL handled evidence as it investigated domestic violence claims against Ray Rice.


// Roger Goodell and NFL owe us some straight answers

A nation that supports the NFL to the tune of $9 billion a year deserves clarity in the tangled Ray Rice affair.

Firefighters worked at the scene of a five-alarm blaze on LaGrange Street in West Roxbury.

Firefighters battle five-alarm blaze in West Roxbury

A fire tore through the vacant building late Wednesday, officials said.

The Red Sox would like to see Dustin Pedroia slide this way instead of headfirst. AP Photo/Elise Amendola

Dustin Pedroia will have hand surgery Thursday

The surgery ends his season, but Pedroia does not expect it to hamper his usual offseason work.

US paid witness in case against friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

The witness, whom authorities would not identify, was paid more than $66,000 for his assistance, records show.



// A showing that raises doubts about Coakley

Martha Coakley?s modest lead over Steven Grossman should send a shiver of unease up Democratic spines.



// Macworld ending its print run and slashing staff

Following Apple?s biggest day of new product announcements in years, Macworld announced it would move to an all-digital format.