T board criticized for secret talks on $280m deal

The Red Line at Park Street.

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Critics are raising questions about two aspects of the multimillion-dollar contract.

Edward J. Tutunjian (right) and his wife, Nancy, left the Boston federal courthouse earlier this week.

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Suit says ?taxi king? Tutunjian reneged on deal to sell

A developer alleges that Edward Tutunjian ultimately reneged on a series of deals with him.

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Advocates worry the state?s plans for changes in criminal justice system won?t go far enough.

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In a pilot program, Boston police say the officers assigned body cameras have generated more than 10,000 unique videos.

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New revelations about James Comey?s position could put to rest suggestions by some lawmakers that the CIA and the FBI weren?t on the same page.

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Obama says he spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin in September, and told him to ??cut it out.??

President-elect Donald Trump at a rally at the Wisconsin State Fair Exposition Center  on Dec. 13.

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Opinion | John Shattuck

Trump raises specter of treason

Why is Donald Trump rejecting a bipartisan proposal for a congressional investigation into Russian election hacking?

An investigation into a ?labor-inducing cream cheese?

Can a cream cheese induce labor?

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The New York area has the two lowest-ranked airports in the country.


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You won?t find these guys at the symphony or the spa.


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Fulfilling the desire for a tight-knit community, cohousing is gaining a foothold.

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The agreement allows them to share the science behind the tool, called CRISPR-Cas9.

The most likely snowfall on Saturday, according to the National Weather Service.

National Weather Service

Up to 6 inches of snow expected Saturday

Four to six inches of snow are expected to blanket the state, beginning early Saturday.

Celtics 96, Hornets 88

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The Celtics guard, who missed four games with a strained groin, scored 26 points Friday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/DLR18721.JPG Charlestown fire displaces 25 people

One firefighter suffered a slip-and-fall injury, but no civilians were hurt in the fire, which tore through a building once featured in a Ben Affleck movie.

Michael A. Cohen

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The GOP?s power grab is a preview of democracy?s demise.

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All a cute, curly haired 10-year-old girl named Gayla Peevey wanted for Christmas in 1953 was a hippo.

Special reports

special report

Every doctor told the Lacey family their son would die ? except one

Pat and Dina Lacey had been parents for only a few months when doctors discovered a tumor in their new baby?s chest. Told to take their son home to die, they put their faith in a young doctor who wouldn?t accept death as the answer.

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The lack of public oversight at the agency, even as taxpayers pick up the bill, has no justification.

Life sciences

STAT, a national publication from Boston Globe Media Partners, covers health, medicine, and life sciences.


The Desperate and the Dead | Part 7

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How one Texas city took on mental health as a community and became a national model.

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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Google's self-driving car project gets a new name

The self-driving car project that Google started seven years ago has grown into a company called Waymo, signaling its confidence that it will be able to bring robot-controlled vehicles to the masses within the next few years