Goodell apologizes, pledges NFL will ‘get it right’

The league’s commissioner also announced partnerships with national domestic and sexual violence agencies.

Police angered by criticism over ‘Blarney Blowout’

Top law enforcement officials don’t think they should be less aggressive when handling large disturbances.

// OSHA fines welding company in Back Bay fire

The welding company’s workers allegedly sparked a blaze that killed two firefighters in the Back Bay last March.

Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba, raised a ceremonial mallet before striking a bell during the company's IPO at the New York Stock Exchange on Friday.

Alibaba shares spike

The Chinese e-commerce powerhouse made its debut today as a publicly traded company.


// New study: Smarter finance grads do make more

The research raises the possibility that the smartest move a smart banker ever made was choosing finance in the first place.

Stagnant scores in 2014 MCAS

Mass. education officials designated six more schools as “underperforming” on Friday.

Dacia Evans (far left), Aaron Da Grasa (middle), and other students danced with Headmaster Lindsa McIntyre (right) after MCAS scores released the Jeremiah E Burke High School from underperforming status.

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Burke high school sheds ‘underperforming’ designation

“This is a historic moment,” said Headmaster Lindsa McIntyre, as she addressed the students at the Dorchester school.

2014 MCAS score results

Check results by district for a summary of its overall performance, and a school-by-school breakdown.


Movie Review

// ‘Last Days in Vietnam’ revisits the fall of Saigon

The story Rory Kennedy tells in the documentary is at once riveting and heartbreaking.