Divided Nation

Feast for investors sells workers short

As US companies spend billions repurchasing shares, their employees and the economy may pay the price.

Kerry helicoptered to hospital after bike crash

The secretary of state was reported to be stable after the incident.

Student-athletes studied in the Zone at English High School. There are Zone study centers at 20 high schools

Boston still fails student athletes

John Fish?s multimillion-dollar charity works wonders to address deficiencies in Boston?s athletics. But the city has yet to step up.

Tufts advises students to shelter in place during ?emergency?

It was not immediately clear what triggered the order.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/31/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/beau1-1406.jpg Vice President Biden?s son, Beau, dies of brain cancer

Biden, 46, was a member of the Delaware National Guard and former Delaware AG.

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Officials were conducting their second search of a home when they discovered Domingo Ortiz?s body buried under a deck.

John Farrell, who was ejected by home plate umpire Todd Tichenor on Friday night, seems to be taking the heat for the Red Sox?s struggles.

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As Red Sox stumble, John Farrell is feeling the heat

After possibly Boston?s worst loss this year, the even-keeled manager is under pressure.

John L. Allen Jr. | All Things Catholic

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Anti-Christian persecution is happening around the world ? not just in the Middle East.

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John Moynihan is looking forward to looking in the mirror and seeing a smile return to his partially paralyzed face.

Cambridge fire crews responded to a three-alarm fire at the Martin Luther King Jr. School.

Crews knock down three-alarm fire in Cambridge

The blaze caused as much as $3 million of damages at the Martin Luther King Jr. School, officials said.

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New Boston liquor licenses make slow progress

After making more licenses available, officials expected many applicants from underserved neighborhoods. It hasn?t happened yet.

Nadia Alawa sorted donated clothing to be bagged and shipped at a Nashua storage facility.

From small-town N.H., a stream of relief to Syria

A mother of 8 and an all-out force for good, Nadia Alawa built an aid organization in her home, providing supplies, schooling, and more to Syria.

Carolyn Lynch, wife of legendary Fidelity Magellan fund manager Peter Lynch, honed her bridge skills during a long convalescence.

Trumping all comers, and expectations

Carolyn Lynch, wife of the legendary former Fidelity Magellan Fund manager, has quietly become a world champion bridge player.

Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski, who has missed one extra point in nine years, is taking the rule change in stride.


What (extra) point is the NFL trying to make?

The NFL might be the only American business that wants its employees to be less productive and less efficient.

Catholicos Aram I of Lebanon was in Waltham Saturday as part of four-day visit to the US.

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Young Armenians meet with church leader from Lebanon

Catholicos Aram I urged a group of about 100 people to ?bring new vitality? to the church.

?I?ve never seen anything like it,? worker says of lingering snow pile

Crews from the Boston department of public works are dealing with trash left by the melting snow ? and the job stinks.

Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

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The industry is doing everything in its power to look like Monty Burns, the money-hungry mogul on ?The Simpsons.?

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Some ?Manhattanhenge? hopes dashed by clouds

The highly-photographed event is a twice-a-year occurrence where the setting sun aligns with the street grid of New York City.

Senator Elizabeth Warren told Bunker Hill graduates that she was the first member of her family to attend college.

Warren uses personal story to inspire Bunker Hill grads

Elizabeth Warren was the first in her family to attend college, but the path to her degree was ?pretty checkered,? she told graduates.

Ground Game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ENDORSEMENTS-web.jpg N.H. endorsement tracker

James Pindell tracks the state?s 115 most desirable endorsements for Democrats seeking the presidency.


Chas W. Freeman

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/29/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/0529china.jpg Arguments for TPP don?t make sense

The Obama administration is trying to argue that the deal would be a bulwark against rising Chinese influence.

The Big Picture

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Scenes from daily life in May 2015

From graduations to beautiful beaches to blooming flowers, a look at daily scenes around the world this May.