DiMasi diagnosed with new cancer

Salvatore DiMasi (seen here in 2009) is serving an eight-year sentence.

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This is the former House speaker?s second cancer diagnosis since he began serving an 8-year federal prison sentence for corruption.

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Lyndon Albers was sitting alone, just inches from the pavement of Newbury Road in Rowley, her shaved head showing a large bruise.

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After reports that its restrictions were easily spoofed, DraftKings has a new company checking on where its users are located.

One person killed, one hurt in Jamaica Plain shooting

Boston police Lieutenant Michael McCarthy said the shootings occurred at about 6 p.m. on Wyman Street.

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Belgian authorities raised the terror alert to its highest level for Brussels and shut the city?s metro system on Saturday.

South Bend comes to Boston

Boston College defensive back Justin Simmons (27) carries the ball after intercepting a pass intended for Massachusetts wide receiver Jalen Williams (80) during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game in Foxborough, Mass., Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Boston College won 30-7. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

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Notre Dame vs. BC | Saturday, 7:30 p.m.

BC football ready to seize golden opportunity at Fenway

The Eagles would like nothing more than to shock Notre Dame on Saturday and end their six-game skid.

Massachusetts-born woman killed in Mali hotel attack

Anita Ashok Datar, 41, was born in Western Massachusetts and was the only known American killed in the attack, as of Friday night.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/102315_collegedisabilities_04.jpg At Springfield?s AIC, higher ed and higher hopes

American International College is among the growing number of colleges that integrate students with intellectual disabilities into campus life.



Why boys should play with dolls

No one is surprised about seeing dads with strollers anymore, yet biases with toys persist.


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Brooklyn GM Billy King bungled his big trade with the Celtics, and his franchise will be paying the price for years.

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Ezra Schwartz?s love for Israel only strengthened after spending a summer there during the conflict with Gaza in 2014.

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?Don?t give into racist fear! Refugees are welcomed here!? shouted the passionate crowd members, who rallied in front of the State House.

According to Yahoo, Donald Trump also suggested he would consider warrantless searches.

GOP rivals condemn Trump support for Muslim registry

Jeb Bush called Donald Trump?s call Thursday for a mandatory database to track Muslims in the US ?abhorrent.?

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First-year students who attend school far from home will experience a heightened sense of gratitude and love.

?The idea is to be looking ahead and, in a sense, build their skills for listening,? says Marc Mandel, BSO director of program publications (far left), with BSO violinist Jennie Shames at a class 
last month.


Listening lessons aim to recruit BSO aficionados

The Boston Symphony Orchestra?s ?101? series has emerged as a way to minimize one barrier that might keep people from attending concerts.

Carolyn DeMoranville, director of the Cranberry Experiment Station in Wareham, sorting cranberries. (Paul E. Kandarian for The Boston Globe)

Up Close

Cranberries are her life year round

Carolyn DeMoranville is director of the Cranberry Experiment Station in Wareham, part of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where all-things cranberry are studied.

favorite thing

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Flour Bakery owner Joanne Chang-Myers describes her favorite object ? a sculpture she bought for her husband, restauranteur Christopher Myers.

Love Letters

Her boyfriend is grieving

I recently began dating a man whose last girlfriend passed away a little over a year ago. Now I am falling in love with him.


A new smile for a guy called ?Skunk?

Kirk Tegelaar is looking forward to biting into an apple after surgeries that cost thousands ? funded by friends and strangers.

Ground Game

Ground Game

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Should Clinton ever take a double-digit lead in the Granite State, there will be nothing for anyone to talk about in terms of the Democratic contest.

Globe investigations

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A look at the high-impact investigations from The Boston Globe, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning report on abuse in the Catholic Church.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

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?Spotlight? is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

The Big Picture

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Earthprints: How humans impact the landscape

From sprawling urban growth to the construction of new islands, each site depicted has profoundly changed in the last 30 years.



Bill Blass, playfully reimagined

Bill Blass has received a much needed revamp under new creative director Chris Benz. The young designer vowed to breathe new life into the American sportswear brand.