Boston Games could rely on distant venues

Boston?s plans for the 2024 Olympics probably will include staging some events outside Mass., such as in N.Y. and D.C.

A conceptual rendering of what a removable Boston Olympic stadium would look like.

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Olympic site in Boston would be no-frills stadium

The removable venue seating roughly 60,000 people at Widett Circle in South Boston would be a function-first facility.

President Barack Obama speaks during a joint news conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. In a show of trans-Atlantic unity, President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron pledged a joint effort on Friday to fight domestic terrorism following deadly attacks in France. They also strongly urged the U.S. Congress to hold off on implementing new sanctions on Iran in the midst of nuclear talks. (AP Photo/)

Obama to seek reducing taxes for middle class

President Obama will announce the tax proposals Tuesday night in his State of the Union address.

Homeowners get big bills for houses already taken in foreclosure

An insurance industry practice has the potential to flatten tens of thousands of former homeowners as they get back on their feet.

Westford boy killed in Nashoba Valley ski accident

The 13-year-old died after crashing into a tree at the Westford ski area on Saturday, authorities said.

CAMBRIDGE Ñ 1/17/2015: Ferguson police chief Thomas Jackson, left, and mayor James Knowles talk with Paul Muhammad, founder of Peace Keepers St. Louis following a a panel discussion after Andre Norman's film

Activists spar with Ferguson mayor, police chief at Harvard

Both protesters and Ferguson officials were speakers Saturday at the Harvard Law panel, which turned emotional and tense.

// City employee fired after taking part in I-93 protest

The employee was arrested following the Thursday protests that snarled morning traffic north and south of Boston.

Myalynn Ranson (right), 16, is pictured with her mother, Celinez Jodoin, at their West Springfield home. Before Ranson underwent brain surgery last month, her neurosurgeon practiced on a 3-D model of Ranson?s brain.

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3-D printer helps doctors prep for complex surgeries

Boston Children?s has embarked on one of the nation?s most ambitious programs to integrate the printing technology into medical care.

The Market Basket grocery store serves as an anchor for the retail complex.

Former Polaroid site in Waltham starts new life in retail

Nearly a decade after the Polaroid headquarters closed, the 119-acre property overlooking Route 128 finally sprang back to life.

NFL playoffs

For Bill Belichick and Red Auerbach, the common denominator is winning.

Dan Shaughnessy

For Belichick and Auerbach, common denominator is winning

It was hard not to think of Bill-as-Red, the former Celtics coach, in the aftermath of last Saturday?s epic victory over the Ravens.

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Why selling your home in winter may be a good idea

Although New England?s coldest season can put a chill on the housing market, there are several advantages to striking while the iron is, well, not hot.

Celtics rookie Marcus Smart (36) is no longer surrounded by veteran leadership in the Celtics? locker room. (Barry Chin/Globe Staff)

Gary Washburn | On basketball

Wanted by Celtics: No experience necessary

Most of the players in Boston?s rotation are painfully inexperienced and dealing with the challenge of constant defeat.

Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy?s denunciation of same-sex marriage in 2012 touched off wide protests, including ?kiss day?? demon-strations outside the chain?s restaurants. The Atlanta-based company is seeking to open near Shoppers World.

Controversial Chick-fil-A plans Framingham restaurant

The fast-food chain known for its president?s opposition to same-sex marriage wants to open near Shoppers World.

Jim Gilford (left), 57, of Topsfield, and Roger Martell, 43, of Beverly prefer to run the wooded trails of Bradley Palmer State Park in Hamilton.

When it comes to exercise, long and slow or hot and fast?

For those with busy schedules, what?s the best and most effective way to get fit?


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// Bursting the myths about LBJ

In his desperation to move forward with his legislative agenda, Johnson made several dubious decisions.

The Big Picture

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The Naga tribes of Myanmar

Around 120,000 people live in the Naga Self-Administered Zone, where they survive mainly by subsistence farming and hunting.

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