Suffolk University abruptly replaces president

The move to replace president James McCarthy came just days before the start of the school year.

// Tolman apologizes for calling questions ‘unbecoming’

Attorney general hopeful Warren Tolman apologized for his use of the word during a debate with Maura Healey.

Mass. military jet crashes in western Virginia

A search is underway in the Shenandoah Valley for the pilot of an F-15C fighter jet from the Mass. Air National Guard.

New studies erase traumatic memories in mice

A growing body of work shows that, at least in rodents, triggering brain circuits can alter remembrance.

// Reported shark in Marshfield may have been sunfish

Beaches have reopened after a search off Sunrise Beach turned up no dangerous sea creatures, officials said.

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// High prices take the shine off Chromebooks

Chromebooks are stripped-down laptops whose price is going up even as the cost of competitors is going down.

Bakery manager Meghan Crepeau works the cash register at a mostly empty Market Basket store in Billerica.

What’s taking so long with Market Basket?

Red-lined versions of the stock purchase agreement are flying back and forth among attorneys.

Mookie Betts has made a positive impression on scouts, so he would have trade value. Barry Chin/Globe Staff


What do the Red Sox do with Mookie Betts?

He’s not playing second base, so where does he wind up: in center field, at third base, or as trade bait?

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In defense of the Knee Defender

After a fight about more legroom, a plea for air travel common courtesy.


Lessons from a portable earthquake machine

Earthquakes may “liquefy” the soil, adding to their potential destruction, but there may be ways to mitigate that effect.



// Your strategy was wrong, Mr. President

President Obama’s foreign policy didn’t lead where he expected it to, and there’s no shame in admitting it.



// How Google Glass could make emergency response teams even faster

A new app aims to relay information about incoming patients from EMTs to emergency room staff.