Former Teamster guilty of extorting Boston businesses

Prosecutors said union members threatened to ?picket and disrupt? businesses if they weren?t hired for ?unwanted, unnecessary and superfluous jobs.?

Logan now has 16,200 lined parking spaces.

More parking, expanded terminal planned at Logan Airport

Massport has a plan in response to the difficulty in finding parking spaces and long waits at Logan airport.

Lowell, MA 7/6/2014 Massachusetts State Fire Marshal Stephen D. Coan (cq) and Lowell Fire Chief Edward Pitta (cq), left, addressing the media near 77 Branch Street where 7 people died Wednesday night on Thursday July 10, 2014. (Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff)

State fire marshal to retire after two decades on job

Stephen Coan played a role in high-profile investigations, including arson cases that resulted in property damage and injuries.

Governor Charlie Baker spoke about security and the Paris terrorist attacks at a news conferenece at the State House on Sunday.

Call to bar Syrian refugees from Mass. draws limited backing

Governor Charlie Baker?s comments received tepid support from members of the Mass. delegation in D.C.

Mass. House to debate scaled-back public records bill

Legislators are moving forward with a major overhaul of the state?s public records law.

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 16: Republican Presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), speaks at the Wall Street Journal CEO Council meeting at the Four Seasons Hotel, November 16, 2015 in Washington, DC. Sen. Rubio participated in a discussion on The Next Agenda for the American Presidency. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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Rubio plans advertising push in New Hampshire

Marco Rubio is preparing an onslaught on the N.H. airwaves that would challenge Jeb Bush?s advertising dominance.

The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education voted to adopt a hybrid MCAS-PARCC test passed on Tuesday.

Education board adopts hybrid MCAS-PARCC test

The proficiency test combines elements of the MCAS and the controversial online assessment know as PARCC.

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Mourners at a vigil for Nohemi Gonzalez, a California State University-Long Beach student killed in the Paris terrorist attacks Friday, in Long Beach, Calif., Nov. 15, 2015. Fridayâ??s terrorist attacks killed 129 people and injured about 350 others. (Monica Almeida/The New York Times)

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French hunt second fugitive involved in Paris attacks

The disclosure of a second possible fugitive came as French and Russian warplanes pounded the Islamic State group in Syria.

// ?Concrete? threat cancels Germany-Netherlands soccer match

The friendly soccer game was called off due to ?concrete evidence that someone wanted to set off an explosive device in the stadium.?

Boston-08/20/15 - Boston Red Sox vs. Kansas City Royals- Sox David Ortiz reacts as he walks from home plate after flying out in the 7th inning. .Boston Globe staff photo by John Tlumacki(sports)


David Ortiz faces the reality that all great athletes must face

The older a player gets, the tougher it is to be in shape. That?s the place we think Ortiz has reached, amid reports he will retire in 2016.

Ben Carson spoke at a news conference at the Green Valley Ranch resort in Henderson, Nevada.

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Carson struggles to grasp foreign policy, his advisers say

?Nobody has been able to sit down with him and have him get one iota of intelligent information about the Middle East,? a top adviser said.

Senior Assistant Attorney General Ben Agati (left) answered questions during a press conference, with updated images of the dead woman and three girls in the background.

New clues revealed in long-unsolved N.H. deaths

Unique properties of water detected in the hair, bones, and teeth of the victims suggest that three of the four lived together in a nearby state.

// In shift, Baker ends DCF policy of dividing cases

The elimination of a controversial policy that splits cases into high-risk and lower-risk categories is part of a broader package of reforms.

// Yale?s most popular course is a Harvard class

The computer programming course CS50 has cemented its legacy at Harvard. Now, it has now crept into the blue-and-white?s territory.

Tailor Joe Calautti put a suit coat on a hanger at Rizzo Tailors in Cambridge.

A master craftsman closes up shop in Harvard Square

Rizzo Tailors, which counted John Kerry, Julia Child, and Robert F. Kennedy as customers, is closing after decades.

Opinion & Ideas


// On the Granite State trail with John Kasich

There?s a what-you-see-is-what-you-get realness to Kasich, and his record bests most anything on offer in the GOP field.

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Ground Game

//[1]-1791--90x90.jpg Chris Christie?s smart start: Iowa

It?s been clear for some time that the GOP presidential candidate?s savvy start to his campaign is really in Iowa.

The Big Picture

Terrorism attacks in Paris

France called for three days of national mourning following Friday?s attacks.


// Boston?s PatientPing gets $10m from Google, Fidelity

The Boston-based startup aims to help caregivers coordinate across health systems.


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Pope Francis has dropped hints that his might be a relatively brief run.