Fed to keep key interest rate at record low

While the Federal Reserve will continue to cut the pace of bond-buying, it well keep a benchmark rate low “for a considerable time.”

Suffolk Downs officials detail shut-down plans

Live horse racing will stop on Sept. 29 and the track will close down for good sometime in December, an official said.

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What’s the earliest the casino could open? What jobs will be available and when? Mark Arsenault tackles your inquiries.

The Mount Vernon Co., which developed the Green District over the past three years, will retain five of the buildings.

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Allston sale highlights hot city housing market

Three buildings in the Green District off Commonwealth Avenue are being purchased by National Development of Newton for nearly $150 million.

Caption: Adult males from the Ngogo community in Uganda, studied since 1995, listening to vocalizations from distant members of a rival community.

Is war innate or a modern human invention?

Chimpanzee research suggests the unsavory side of human nature appears to be something we share with our closest ape relatives.

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Boston’s storied history began 384 years ago. At least on paper, it starts with a minor crisis.

Vikings owner Zygi Wilf spoke to the media during a press conference on Wednesday.

Vikings owner says team ‘made a mistake’ on Peterson

The Vikings had initially brought back their star running back following his indictment on a felony child-abuse charge in Texas.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/17/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/robot150-4822.jpg CyPhy Works, iRobot win US Army contracts

The Boston-area companies have received contracts to build emergency robots that can find and diffuse explosives in pipes.