Olympic site in Boston would be no-frills stadium

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

Boston 2024

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

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

Guillermo Galindo is facing a $140,000 repayment claim.

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.

Middleborough high school student dies in car crash

An 18-year-old driver died in an early morning crash and two passengers were injured.

A medic attended to a protester who attached himself to a concrete-filled barrel during Thursday?s morning rush hour.

City employee fired after taking part in I-93 protest

Nelli Ruotsalainen was arrested following Thursday?s protests that snarled morning traffic.

Senator Elizabeth Warren was photographed in Washington on Jan. 8.

Warren carries growing clout into battles with Wall Street

Senator Elizabeth Warren has boosted her status in recent weeks as an impediment to the weakening of financial reforms.

Kian Afsharian, 4, tested an ?American Ninja Warrior?-inspired course at Danvers?s Gymja Warrior.

American Ninja Warrior gyms invade Boston

Three gyms inspired by the hit NBC television show have popped up in the Boston area.

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.

NFL playoffs

Dan Shaughnessy

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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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A loss to Indianapolis, a team the Patriots have dominated, would be a letdown of epic proportions.

Vince Wilfork hasn?t missed a game since returning from a torn right Achilles?.

AFC Championship: Colts at Patriots | 6:40 p.m. (CBS)

Full steam ahead for Vince Wilfork

A year after a devastating injury to his Achilles?, Wilfork came up as big as ever for the Patriots.


Shannon Miller firing at Minnesota Duluth about more than money

Miller was told her contract would not be renewed after this season, despite her five national titles and more than 300 wins.

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.

Peter Sarsgaard in ?Experimenter.?

A Sundance sampler

Film critic Ty Burr describes 18 films he plans to see at the annual festival.

Painter Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun smiles in her ?Self-Portrait with Daughter,? 1784.


When the smile came to painting?and public life

A historian pinpoints the moment when France embraced happy faces.


Kenneth J. Cooper

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Individuals who have not merely engaged in interest-group politics, but worked for equality, have transformed Boston.

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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