Another large residential project coming to South End

One of the largest residential projects in the city is being proposed for a block between Albany Street and Harrison Avenue in the South End.

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A proposed 700 unit apartment complex wouldbe built in a stretch of the South End that has seen a flood of big development in recent years.

// What?s the most popular ski trail name in New England?

If many of New England?s 2,000 trail names seem similar, it?s because they share a lot of common words.

A ChefCharger coaster charged a smartphone on a bar top.

MIT grads create beer coasters that charge smartphones

ChefCharger also has created candle holders and salt-and-pepper caddies for restaurants to help customers juice up their devices.


Gene editing tool used to treat girl?s cancer

In what?s being billed as a medical first, scientists have used a new kind of biological scissor to cure a child with leukemia.

// Quincy teen becomes youngest elected to office in city?s history

James V. DeAmicis is not your average college freshman.

11-28-2012 Boston, Mass. Over 450 guests attended The Cure 2012 Boston Event Fenway Park, the event was to benefit Cure Citizen United for Research in Epilepsy and also raised 800,000 dollars. Charles Steinberg , Senior Adivsor to the Boston Red Sox and Red Sox Executive Vice President Sam Kennedy of Wellesley Globe photo by Bill Brett

Charles Steinberg named president of Pawtucket Red Sox

Steinberg?s appointment was one of several moves made in the front offices of the Red Sox and PawSox.


// Why a single win in college football is worth millions of dollars

A Harvard Business School professor quantifies the value of a win in college football.


NASA identifies process that stripped away Mars? atmosphere

NASA?s Mars-orbiting Maven spacecraft has discovered that the sun robbed the red planet of its once-thick atmosphere and water.

// Ben Carson believes Joseph built Egypt?s pyramids to store grain

After a 17-year-old video surfaced with the GOP candidate making the claim, he confirmed to CBS that he still thinks it?s true.

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// Why have there been so many stabbings in Israel?

Every few days seems to bring a new incident, with the same grim characteristics.

Five bike-sharing stations open in Cambridge

Five new Hubway stations opened in Cambridge on Wednesday, adding to the city?s 38 public bike-sharing stations.

// US taking bomb possibility ?very seriously?, says Obama

White House spokesman said that the U.S. can?t rule out the possibility of terrorism in the crash that killed all 224 people onboard.

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke at a rally in Concord, N.H. after filing paperwork for the New Hampshire primary.

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Sanders draws differences with Clinton on oil pipeline, trade

?I disagree with Hillary Clinton on virtually everything,? said Sanders during a meeting with the Boston Globe?s editorial board.

Baker highlights opioid addiction toll on veterans

The state?s veterans have been hard hit by the indiscriminate scourge of opioid addiction, Governor Baker said.

// Boston man arraigned in alleged home-sale scam

A 27-year-old Boston man was arraigned after prosecutors said he swindled a brother and sister out of their home.

Bill MacEachern holds his medal from the 100th Boston Marathon.

Government of Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia residents prepare to send Boston?s Christmas tree

Boston residents may still be finishing their Halloween candy, but the city already has a Christmas tree ? it just won?t be here until December.

Former President George H.W. Bush, left, applauded with Laura Bush after former President George W. Bush gave a speech in April 2013.

Elder Bush slams Cheney, Rumsfeld in new biography

George H.W. Bush has finally broken his public silence about some of the key figures in his son?s administration.

City Sports? move into suburbs to blame for bankruptcy, CEO says

Marty Hanaka said his company?s opening of stores in far-flung suburbs proved to be the big money-loser.

Brockton casino developers push state for license

Proponents say the state?s safest bet to quickly open a casino and realize tens of millions of dollars in new taxes could be in Brockton.

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The World Indigenous Games

Brazil recently hosted the new international event in which 2,000 athletes competed from 30 countries.


Hiawatha Bray | Tech Lab

// Apple TV is slick, but still can?t solve streaming chaos

Apple TV is not decisively better than rival boxes from Roku, Google, or Amazon.


// Amid leaks scandal, new Vatican book exposes greed and waste

?Merchants in the Temple? paints a picture of a bureaucracy entrenched in a culture of mismanagement, waste, and secrecy.