Walk-in clinics force big medicine to rethink

Consumers are looking to get basic medical care faster and more conveniently, and retailers are filling the gap.

Republican presidential debate

Trump?s latest blast fuels calls for apology, withdrawal

Donald Trump was criticized for comments suggesting that Megyn Kelly questioned him forcefully because she was menstruating.

Police and crime investigators were on the scene after a bicyclist killed Friday when she was hit by a tractor-trailer near the intersection of Beacon Street and Massachusetts Avenue.

Death on Mass. Ave. puts focus on cycling dangers

The death of a cyclist Friday struck there by a truck has become the latest in a string of accidents at the busy intersection.

Foul play ruled out in pool death of 4-year-old boy

The boy was found at the bottom of a swimming pool at a relative?s home in Norwood on Friday afternoon.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/08/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/eisen_shooting3_080815.jpg Man shot and seriously wounded in Roxbury

A family member said the victim was outside early Saturday when two men in black hoodies ran up and began firing.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/06/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/cavanaugh_17gardner5_metro.jpg Gardner Museum guard doesn?t recall visit

A former security guard said he doesn?t remember letting a man into the museum the night before it was robbed.

Verizon will end discounted phones under new service plans

The move was made in the name of simplification, but it could result in some customers paying more.

College placement exam comes under new scrutiny

The exam sends many college students into remedial math, raising questions about whether the test itself is flawed.

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Eve Meyer, 13, and her dad Cliff worked on a sand art design Saturday at Constitution Beach in East Boston.

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Sand artist Andres Amador spoke with Eve Meyer and her father Cliff.

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Amador relies on public help for his art, based on blueprints that he hands out.

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A design that could be as fleeting as it is intricate.

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Andres Amador, with his 14-month-old son Kavi, coached Kayla Koury of Boston and Maija Erickson of Stoneham.

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Aliah Roger of Marblehead incorporated sea shells in a design.

Constitution Beach transformed with sand art

Families, artists, and casual passersby picked up rakes and labored on patches of sand, instructed by the renowned Andres Amador.

NFLPA, NFL make arguments known ahead of Tom Brady settlement conference

Each side filed motions Friday in advance of Wednesday?s settlement conference.

John Farrell (left) and the Red Sox need to solve their pitching issues.


Here are some suggestions on how to fix the Red Sox

Over the last seven days, we have received input from baseball executives, scouts, and coaches.


Bob Cousy, Boston?s timeless treasure

He is simply ?The Cooz.? And Sunday, he is 87 years old.

A 35mm black and white negative depicting a moment from Janis Joplin?s last concert, held at Harvard Stadium.

Janis Joplin?s final concert captured in photo collection

A Danvers company is sharing with the world a trove of important artifacts from the 1970 event at Harvard Stadium.

Sun block: A woman shields herself from the scorching afternoon sun in downtown Havana.

Cuba opens its doors to US tourists, seeking to connect

Havana is a hodgepodge, and the idea that Cuba is a frozen-in-time utopia is not realistic.

Newton, MA -- 07/11/15 --

Paint Whisperer gives his unvarnished opinion

Bob Baia isn?t a therapist or spiritual guru, but his temple is a simple Newton lumberyard.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/07/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/2015-08-07T225358Z_471205904_GF20000017328_RTRMADP_3_USA-OBAMA.jpg Obama begins Martha?s Vineyard vacation a day early

President Obama and his family arrived in Mass. on Friday, a day earlier than originally scheduled, for a 17-day break.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/08/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/150807_WALKER_Lightship_5965x.jpg Historic Nantucket Lightship shines bright in Boston

The beacon of the Nantucket Lightship LV-112 shone brightly Friday during a landmark event in East Boston.

Ground Game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/07/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/2015-08-07T012432Z_382773491_TB3EB8703WL47_RTRMADP_3_USA-ELECTION-REPUBLICANS[1]-8417.jpg 7 key moments from the Republican presidential debate

Here are seven critical moments from the most consequential day yet in the 2016 Republican presidential race.


Dr. Manisha Juthani-Mehta

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/07/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/0808oped_doctor3.jpg When doctors make mistakes, the guilt stays with us

The technologist looked at me with piercing eyes and said, ?I know you. You took care of my dad. Because of you, he suffered and died in pain.?

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

70 years after the atomic bombs

The 70th anniversary of the world?s first nuclear attack was marked this week.


BetaBoston | Innovation Economy

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/07/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/kirsner-4514.jpg With hiring apps, companies can get employees on demand

The days of the resume and the sweaty sit-down interview may be dwindling.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/07/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/pope150-846.jpg The ?Francis agenda? is making inroads in the US

From the environment to annulments, Francis? priorities are influencing the Church in the United States.

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