Murder charges dropped in death of infant in 2010

Charges against a former MIT employee were dropped after questions were raised about an expert’s testimony.

Home Depot says 56 million payment cards breached

The retailer said it has eliminated malware that affected millions of cards between April and September.

// Prosecutors want Tsarnaev in court for jury selection

The prosecutors asked Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s lawyers to have him attend the next court hearing and sit through jury selection.

// Suffolk Downs slams panel’s ‘empty posturing’

The gambling panel said it would explore options to preserve horse racing in the state, drawing a rebuke from the racetrack in Revere.

Parents meet Boston EMTs who saved newborn’s life

“He wasn’t breathing. The umbilical cord was wrapped around his neck. Fortunately, these two were there for us,” the newborn’s father recalled.

Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown visited a polling station in North Queensferry, Scotland, on Thursday morning. Brown is advocating for Scotland to remain in the United Kingdom.

Polls close, counting begins on Scotland independence

The independence referendum generated an unprecedented volume and intensity of public debate and participation.

Giants quarterback Eli Manning had strong but constructive comments about the recent events in the NFL. Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images


Thoughts on Roger Goodell, Derek Jeter, and other hot topics

Picked-up pieces from the sports world, which include the question: Is Jeter second greatest big league shortstop of all-time?

Paul Guzzi, president and CEO of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce.

Paul Guzzi, longtime head of Greater Boston Chamber, to retire

Guzzi said that he would retire after leading one of the state’s largest and most influential business groups for nearly two decades.


// Are gay Catholics welcome in the church or not?

Catholic teaching on homosexuality, which prohibits sex between two people of the same gender, is black and white.