Parents sue fraternity in death of BU student

The parents of a BU freshman who died in 2013 after becoming intoxicated at a fraternity party are suing the fraternity and three of its members.

No one thinks the Kendall Square traffic woes are easy to solve.

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Kendall Square innovators stymied by traffic

People commuting to their jobs in this innovation hub face some of the state?s worst traffic on a daily basis.

Cape Cod doctor accused of illegally prescribing opioids

A Hyannis doctor has been indicted on charges that he illegally prescribed opioids and defrauded MassHealth.

A Waco Police Department photo showed police investigators at the scene at the Twin Peaks Restaurant in Waco, Texas.

How dangerous are biker gangs?

In some parts of the country they are considered a major threat to law and order.

Walsh administration to fund affordable housing projects

The city will spend $39 million to help build more than 1,000 affordable housing units in neighborhoods across Boston.

// Prison time capped in fallout from drug lab scandal

The SJC addressed potentially thousands of cases where guilty pleas were made based on evidence handled by a disgraced chemist.

Robin Roberts, co-anchor of ABC's Good Morning America, was hooded by Michaele Whelan before giving the commencement address at Emerson College.

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Robin Roberts tells Emerson grads to take small steps

The two-time cancer survivor and award-winning journalist provided no shortage of inspiration to Emerson?s graduates.

TORONTO, CANADA - MAY 10: Koji Uehara #19 of the Boston Red Sox is lifted by David Ortiz #34 as manager John Farrell #53 and pitching coach Carl Willis #54 wait for them to celebrate their victory during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on May 10, 2015 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

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Carl Willis having a positive effect on Red Sox so far

The new pitching coach?s philosophy of keeping things simple seems to have struck a chord with the staff.

Dean Potter stood in front of El Capitan after a speed climbing attempt up El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, Calif.

Dean Potter remembered as free spirit, risk-taker

?He was all about getting the most out of life, and doing what you love and not being afraid to take those chances,? a friend recalled.

Houston Rockets' Dwight Howard (12) is surrounded by Golden State Warriors Andrew Bogut, left, Klay Thompson, and Harrison Barnes (40) in the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, in Houston. The Warriors won. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

Gary Washburn

Who will win the NBA conference finals?

Here?s a preview of each series and a prediction from the Globe?s NBA writer.

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft speaks at an NFL press conference announcing new measures for the league's personal conduct policy during an owners meeting, Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, in Irving, Texas. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell looks on at left. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

?Defiant and angry? Kraft speaks out on Deflategate

?To receive the harshest penalty in league history is just not fair,? the Patriots owner told Sports Illustrated?s Peter King.

USS Constitution entering the Charlestown Navy Yard in preparation for entering the Dry Dock 1 on Monday.

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USS Constitution to begin restorations

The USS Constitution is scheduled to enter Dry Dock 1 in Charlestown Navy Yard today for a three-year restoration project.

opinion | George J. Mitchell

Iran nuclear talks strike the right balance

The ongoing negotiation has already achieved more than its opponents thought possible.


First impressions really do matter

We?re misunderstood even by the people closest to us, according to a social psychologist at Columbia Business School.

Marathon trial podcast

// Jurors hand down death sentence for Tsarnaev

This interactive timeline highlights trial coverage and a podcast featuring Globe columnist Kevin Cullen and WBUR reporter David Boeri.


Theda Skocpol

// Wells report distorts workplace realities

Deflategate has turned casual steam-blowing among workers into legal evidence against the Patriots.

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Living with creatures

Photographers have documented the relationships between humans and animals in countless ways.