Latest MCAS test results show stagnant scores

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

Roger Goodell to discuss NFL’s domestic violence issues today

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

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.


Study finds rich are smarter than the rest of us

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

// 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.

Dustin Pedroia’s headlong, headfirst style may expose him to injury, but it’s the only way he knows. AP Photo/Tony Avelar

Tony Avelar/AP file photo


Dustin Pedroia will only feed off the doubters

The critics are out (again), but Pedroia has always been driven by those who underestimate him.

Police detained a participant in the pre-St. Patrick's Day

Amherst, UMass police angered by ‘Blarney Blowout’ criticism

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

// Bernie & Phyl’s offers Tom Brady a VP position

Based on his recently posted resume, chief executive Bernie Rubin said Brady would be “an ideal employee.”

Francesca Boszormenyi (left) and Alex Williams checked out the iPhone 6 at the AT&T Store in Boston.

Consumers in Boston get their hands on iPhone 6

After dealing with long lines and a chilly morning, shoppers were able to pick up the iPhone 6 and the 6 Plus.


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.