BC?s big revenue sports hit bottom, stirring scrutiny

The BC men?s basketball team is mired in a fifth straight losing season, the program?s longest slump since World War II.

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The state of the Eagles? showcase sports has depleted morale, diminished BC?s national athletic stature, and prompted calls for action.

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Global investments in clean energy hit a record $329 billion last year.

Tony Meng, a Westwood father of two, did not learn his physician also was operating on another patient during his 11-hour spine surgery until after he emerged paralyzed.

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spotlight update

Overlapping surgeries to face Senate inquiry

The Senate Finance Committee chairman asked 20 hospital systems to provide records about surgeons who operate on two patients at once.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/13/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/200_john_kotfila_jr.jpg Falmouth native serving as Fla. sheriff?s deputy killed in crash

John Kotfila Jr. died when his cruiser was struck by a wrong-way driver on a Florida highway.

Catholic Memorial students chant anti-Jewish taunts at Newton fans

About 50 to 75 fans shouted ?You killed Jesus!? at Newton North High School fans during a state tournament basketball game.

Director Peter Berg, former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis and Boston's own Mark Wahlberg attend the 3rd annual Boston Police Department Foundation Gala.

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Wahlberg feels ?huge pressure? to get Marathon bombing movie right

It?s with sensitivity and apprehension as the actor begins work on a Hollywood movie about the Marathon bombings and search for those responsible.

Mitt Romney gave a speech on the state of the Republican party at the Hinckley Institute of Politics on the campus of the University of Utah earlier this month.

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Why Mitt Romney attacked Donald Trump

The 2012 GOP nominee for president said he became more alarmed about Trump?s divisive rhetoric and the damage he was causing to the party.

GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz.

Ted Cruz wins Republican caucuses in Wyo.

The Wyoming contest was the one on Saturday that had the most delegates at stake.

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It was the third presidential contest victory for the US senator from Florida.

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Protesters scattered throughout the theater disrupted the presidential candidate?s speech.

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Sopan Deb, 27, was issued a citation for resisting a police officer.

Kevin Cullen

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/12/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/cullen%20(2)-2114.jpg Boston firefighters went where the heart leads

What is evident from reading the reports on the 2014 Beacon Street fire is this: Ed Walsh and Mike Kennedy did nothing wrong.

Before offering him an extension, the Red Sox concluded that Dustin Pedroia?s value to the organization was more significant than concerns about the sustainability of production for second basemen.

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Alex Speier

The danger and decline inherent to playing second base

New rules governing sliding won?t necessarily protect second basemen, said Dustin Pedroia. ?There?s still going to be contact,? he said.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/13/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/200_free_agency.jpg Breaking down the whirlwind of NFL free agency ? so far

A look at the wow-contracts, the big spenders, the risky moves, and other notes from the first few days of free agency.

Yvonne Abraham

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/12/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Yvonne_Abraham_150px-11003.jpg Lessons from Sydney?s clogged roads

Traffic in my beautiful hometown is its own special hell, making you want to eat your head.

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Police said they have identified a suspect in the attack.


Acadia National Park in Maine.

Ashes to ashes varies from park to park

Many of our national parks will grant permission for your loved ones, upon your death, to scatter your ashes in the setting that speaks to you like no other.

Globe investigations

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/11/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Geoghan[1].jpg Key reports from Globe?s Spotlight team on clergy sex abuse

The Boston Globe?s 2001-2002 investigation into sexual abuses by clergy in the Catholic Church resulted in more than 600 stories.

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.



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One of Boston?s most notable venture firms is losing a New York-based investor as it hits the road to raise more cash.



//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/Production/BostonGlobe.com/WebPages/Homepage/Components/allen-189.jpg An Australian lesson in telling the whole Catholic story

There are salt-of-the-earth folks, who quietly carry out a staggering variety of good works.

Design New England

Design New England

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A seaside location sets the tone for a free-flowing master bathroom with partitions and angles ? but no doors to restrict sightlines.