Mass., N.H. AGs remind Market Basket of worker rights

The attorneys general for the two states urged the company to respect the rights of employees who may be fired in coming days.

Fired Demoulas executive Steve Paulenka addresses a rally of employees, customers, and their families in Tewksbury.

Dina Rudick/Globe staff/file

Meet the Market Basket protesters

The executives, middle managers, and store directors who have built one of the more unlikely protest movements ever organized.

Former Westfield State University President Evan S. Dobelle

Westfield president ‘violated the public trust,’ report says

An inspector general report cited more than 20 examples of Evan Dobelle’s misconduct during his stormy six-year tenure at Westfield State.

House Speaker John Boehner talked on Capitol Hill Thursday.

House GOP to delay recess, pursue border bill Friday

The move comes after Republicans canceled a vote on border security legislation after a revolt by Tea Party-aligned lawmakers.

Dan Shaughnessy

Trades offer few clues to direction of Red Sox

Sox fans had better hope there will be some money spent on pitching help during the offseason.

Nick Cafardo | On Baseball

// Yoenis Cespedes is a good catch for Red Sox

Losing Jon Lester is tough, but with a premiere slugger in an era where power is hard to find, the Red Sox came out of the trade pretty well.

FDA to regulate tests for Lyme, other illnesses

The FDA responded to concerns that a host of diagnostic tests may be inaccurately identifying conditions.


Alex Beam

// Is John le Carré the greatest living writer?

Le Carré spotlights the Cold War, and by extension the US role — and principles — that were part of it.


// Startup Lilliputian Systems comes to an end

One of Boston’s best-capitalized — and oldest — startups has run out of fuel thirteen years after it was founded.