In Maine, scientists see signs of climate change

Maine, the state with the highest percentage of forested land, is uniquely vulnerable to climate change, scientists say.

Moulton and Tisei seek to raise funds, profiles in D.C.

The candidates who pitched themselves as outsiders against US Rep. John Tierney are now seeking support from their political parties.

Rival presidential candidates Abdullah Abdullah, left, and Ashraf Ghani stood together after exchanging signed agreements for the country's unity government in Kabul Sunday.

Ghani Ahmadzai wins presidential vote in Afghanistan

Ghani and rival presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah agreed to a power-sharing deal.

// After casino victory, Steve Wynn takes grateful tone

The billionaire said he is happy to build in Everett, and eager to reboot a chilly relationship with Marty Walsh.

Elder advocates raise concerns on assisted living

The state agency charged with overseeing 224 residences is ill-equipped to protect increasingly frail residents, advocates say.


Patriots’ keys to a victory over the Raiders

A closer look at the key matchups in the Patriots’ home opener vs. Oakland.

Tommy Harper said he twice was stripped of jobs by the Red Sox for blowing the whistle on racial intolerance.

Tommy Harper still haunted by time with Red Sox

Harper endured years of racial discrimination as a player, coach, and front-office staffer under the team’s Yawkey-affiliated regime.


How to fight bias

Psychologists are testing ways to reduce unconscious racial prejudice — not just in the police, but in all of us.

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Style magazine: Fall style

The low-down on fashion’s cooling trend, 10 looks brides love right now, and more.


My First Home

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Since the day my wife, Dawn, and I bought our house in Worcester, we wondered about the initials carved into the concrete steps out front.