Officials identify soldier killed in Ottawa shootings

Police secured the scene of a shooting on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.

Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press/Associated press

Authorities said Cpl. Nathan Cirillo died after being shot while guarding Canada’s National War Memorial.


// Maura Healey for attorney general

Her competitive drive is tempered by a deep understanding of complex and high-stakes issues.


// Deb Goldberg for state treasurer

Unlike her opponent, Goldberg has held elected office on the local level, gaining valuable political and fiscal experience.

Hiawatha Bray | Tech Lab

// Here come the pay phones

This is no ordinary shopping spree. This is research into a quartet of digital wallets that transmit financial data to retail credit-card terminals.

It will be strange for Bruins fans (and former teammates) to see Johnny Boychuk in Islanders colors. Bruce Bennett/Getty Images


Johnny Boychuk returns to Garden with Islanders Thursday

The popular defenseman, who was traded by the Bruins before the season, is off to a hot start with New York.

Shirley Leung | Magazine

Why do female CEOs get fired more often than male ones?

The reason female CEOs get fired more often may lie in a term you’ve never heard: The Glass Cliff.

Demonstrators protested against the shooting death of Michael Brown last week in St. Louis.

Michael Brown was shot in hand at close range, experts say

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch obtained the St. Louis County medical examiner’s autopsy and an accompanying toxicology report.

// Academic fraud case includes more than 3,100 UNC students

The students — nearly half of them athletes — enrolled in classes they didn’t have to show up for and received inflated grades.