Onsite manicures draw concern from regulators

A startup that sends manicurists to offices highlights differences between the old and new economies.

Investigators checked a trash can at Boston Common following the stabbing of two park rangers.

Park ranger is critically injured in stabbing

A homeless man was arrested in the stabbing of two park rangers on Boston Common, leaving one critically injured, officials said.

With funding low, many can?t get legal aid for poor

State legal aid groups turned away nearly two-thirds of people qualifying for assistance, a study found.

Ex-FBI agent Connolly wants murder conviction overturned

John Connolly says his conviction in a Florida court in a 1982 slaying orchestrated by James ?Whitey? Bulger should be overturned.

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Rethink Harvard?s sexual harassment policy

The new policy is inconsistent with many of the most basic principles taught at the university, 28 members of the Harvard Law School Faculty write.

Ann Romney, with husband Mitt, spoke at the kickoff of an initiative to find a cure for neurological disease. Below: Chris Christie at the event.


Ann Romney kicks off new initiative targeting neurologic diseases

An event at the Wang Theatre featured Ann and Mitt Romney, politicos from both sides of the aisle, and other luminaries.

TOP CHEF -- Episode 1201 -- Pictured: (l-r) -- (Photo by: David Moir/Bravo)

Boston chefs and ?cheftestants? kick off ?Top Chef?

Some of Boston?s best chefs got together for a festival celebrating the arrival of the reality TV cook show.

The Giants' Gregor Blanco lays down a bunt in the 10th inning that was thrown away to produce the winning run. Jose Luis Villegas/AP/Sacramento Bee

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It?s easy to love these scrappy Giants

The Giants did it again Tuesday with an extra-innings win in Game 3 of the NLCS.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/14/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/blackstone150-10109.jpg Prosecutors reveal gruesome new details in Blackstone case

The remains of two infants found the home allegedly had on clothes and diapers, indicating they may have been alive for a time.