Keolis CEO apologizes, but no solutions offered

The commuter rail operator said passengers are owed an explanation for widespread delays, but only after regular, reliable service is restored.

Former state public safety secretary Andrea Cabral.

Enhanced pensions for some public safety positions questioned

The state approved the retirement of a former state public safety secretary, despite the objections of several legislators.

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler spoke at a FCC hearing on net neutrality Thursday.

Divided FCC approves net neutrality rules

The vote banning Internet providers from ‘‘unjust or unreasonable’’ business practices is considered a victory for consumer advocates.

Police make second arrest in fatal Jamaica Plain shooting

Kenneth “Kenny” Lamour was shot and killed earlier this month while he shoveled snow with a work crew organized by a nonprofit.

Video shows carefree Hernandez night before Lloyd murder

The surveillance video showed Hernandez walking jauntily, almost dancing, into a gas station to buy a cigar and bubblegum.

Potential storm looms next week

Forecasters said a potential storm next week could bring more snow or a wintry mix.

BU fraternity suspended over ‘blackout’ party

The party was allegedly promoted using misogynistic and sexually suggestive photos and videos.

Llamas on the loose captured after running amok near Phoenix

The two quick-footed llamas dashed in and out of traffic in a retirement community and caused a stir on social media.


City approves 30-story Fenway tower

The Point, which will be the tallest Fenway development yet, has been cleared to break ground this spring or summer.

Fort Myers, FL - 02/21/15 - Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez (7). Red Sox Spring Training. (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Peter Abraham, Topic: 22Red Sox, LOID: 8.0.2717390732.


Christian Vazquez is in a good position to contribute

The catcher’s defense is unquestionably an asset, and he aims to help the Red Sox on offense, too.

Fort Myers, FL - 02/24/15 - Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz (34) made his first appearance in camp today and later took to the field for some batting practice. Here he watches Boston Red Sox center fielder Rusney Castillo, hitting, and Boston Red Sox shortstop Hanley Ramirez, at right. Red Sox Spring Training. (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Peter Abraham, Topic: 25Red Sox, LOID: 8.0.2717390732.

Moncada deal won’t stop Red Sox from making trades

The Red Sox have spent a lot of money this offseason, but team officials say they can still add players via a trade.

opinion | Joyce Carol Oates

// Complicit in racism

Unwittingly, yet not altogether innocently, we are all supporting police brutality.

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Know the lingo and you can follow the budget process

Governor Charlie Baker is set to file his budget plan Wednesday, which will be the starting gun for a drawn-out, deeply political process.

Generation Boston

// Homebuying a goal for many Boston-area young adults

About 20 percent of Boston young adult households are owner-occupied, compared to 40 percent nationally, a survey found.


7 things every kid should master

A noted Williams College psychologist argues standardized tests are useful, if they measure the abilities students really need.

The Big Picture

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Wintry woes for the MBTA

A look back at our recent public transit woes, due to an unusually harsh winter.