Worker safety at welding firm under investigation

A Malden company has been linked to a nine-alarm Back Bay fire that claimed the lives of two Boston firefighters.

After an alleged assault in Allston, a selfless rescuer

A woman threw herself on a helpless victim who was allegedly being beaten by two former college football players.

// Israel halts peace talks with Palestinians

The decision appears to end a nine-month peace initiative by Secretary of State John Kerry.

Diane Paulus on Time’s most influential list

Time named the American Repertory Theater artistic director to its 2014 list of the world’s 100 most influential people Thursday.

A safari group got a close-up look at some wildlife in the Enashiva preserve.

Thomson Safaris

Safari firm accused of beating villagers, burning homes

Watertown-based Thomson Safaris claims the charges, which include illegally obtaining land in Tanzania, are untrue.


Breaking down the Patriots schedule

Peyton Manning and Aaron Rodgers are two of the major obstacles Tom Brady and the Patriots face as they bid for a sixth straight AFC East title.

Michael Pineda of the Yankees walks to the dugout after his ejection in the second inning. Jared Wickerham/Getty Images

On Baseball

Yankees ‘embarrassed’ by ejection

“I would want my manager to do what John Farrell did,” GM Brian Cashman said Wednesday night.

Christopher L. Gasper

// Foolish mistake by Michael Pineda

Pineda’s crime isn’t using pine tar, it’s using it so blatantly that the Red Sox were forced to say something.


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Nawal Ilyas, 27, works on core and balance in an exercise class at Equinox health club in the Back Bay.

Balance training moves to high-end gyms

Stability used to be something only the elderly worried about. But now, athletes of all ages are working on balance to improve performance.

Globe Insiders


// Broken City

This Globe series chronicles epic gridlock in the nation’s capital, and examines solutions to the country’s political quagmire.