Iran nuclear talks stall again, despite Kerry effort

Iran apparently turned down US demands for concessions, leaving negotiations in limbo just three days before a deadline.

// Woman sentenced in fatal Stoughton crash apologizes

The Sharon woman drunkenly drove into, and killed, a pregnant woman who was walking with her 11-year-old son.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center will pay $100,000 after a physician’s laptop holding personal information for nearly 4,000 patients and employees was stolen in 2012.

Beth Israel fined $100,000 for patient data breach

The settlement comes after a laptop holding personal information for nearly 4,000 patients and employees was stolen.

House intel panel debunks many Benghazi theories

An investigation by the Republican-controlled House Intelligence Committee found the CIA and the military acted properly.

Unusually large loggerhead turtle found on Cape Cod

The sea turtle weighing close to 300 pounds is the largest discovered in Massachusetts waters this century.

// Sudders named health and human services chief

Governor-elect Charlie Baker picked Marylou Sudders, a veteran mental health administrator and child protection advocate.

Ryan and Stephanie Fattman both won races; he for state senator, she for register of probate.

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Young faces for the Grand Old Party

Ryan and Stephanie Fattman are young, Republican, and — this month — victorious in their political campaigns.

Holiday Style

Holiday gift guide: Best boutiques in Cambridge, Newton, Scituate

Shops in Cambridge’s Porter Square, Newton Centre, and Scituate Harbor where you can find that special something.

Recent rape allegations against actor-comedian Bill Cosby have affected his career.


Rape allegations hurt Bill Cosby but sail past Bill Clinton

Maybe we expect more from a sitcom fantasy figure than we do from real-life politicians.

It’s cold. You should check your tire pressure

Did you see a strange warning light on your dashboard this morning? It probably means your tires are low.


// Jonas Gray sent home after being late for Patriots practice

The running back violated one of Bill Belichick’s cardinal rules Friday and was punished in the usual manner.