Missing Afghan soldiers detained at Canadian border

The three men went missing from a training exercise at Joint Base Cape Cod over the weekend.

Litany of problems led to officials’ ouster, Patrick says

Governor Patrick said the sex offender registry officials’ problems included the inappropriate handling of a case involving his brother-in-law.

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A large fire at a car dealership this morning destroyed 15 cars and left another five damaged.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/22/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_gov_tT3_metasdf.jpg Work at key T station progresses

The glass “head house” at Government Center is the most visible sign of progress at the underground transit hub.

Islamist militants participated in a military parade in June in the streets of Syria’s Raqqa province.

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Why does ISIS behead its victims?

There are other ways to terrorize, other gruesome means of mass murder.

Evan Horowitz

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/22/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/horowitz-122.jpg How dangerous is this new respiratory enterovirus?

What you need to know about the virus that is thought to have sickened nearly 100 children in the region.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/18/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Boghosian_29bethisrael6_BIZ.jpg ‘Avatar’ mice help develop new cancer treatments

The new type of lab mouse is implanted with a patients’ actual cancer so scientists can develop a custom treatment plan.

Finding the humor in a twist of fate

BU alum Will Lautzenheiser became a comic after losing his limbs while battling a fierce, deadly infection.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/15/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/iStock_000013303735XXLarge3.jpg How to fight bias

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