Mohegan Sun says licensing process was ‘defective’

Mohegan Sun said the gaming panel gave Wynn more chances to address deficiencies in its casino proposal.

yvonne abraham

// As Suffolk Downs winds down, an end to a way of life

Many of the people who work at the track can’t imagine doing anything else. But now they’ll have to.

State, city wary about City Council pay hike

A proposal by City Council President Bill Linehan seeks to give himself and fellow councilors a 29 percent pay increase this year.

Hiawatha Bray | Tech lab

More than an app, it’s an ‘Automatic’ lifesaver for cars

Automatic is a $99 piece of hardware that has a built-in crash sensor that can call for a rescue if you’re in an accident.

Divided House votes to arm Syrian rebels

The vote was to arm moderate Syrian rebels against the Islamic State, although it also highlighted doubts about the US strategy.

opinion | Alan M. Dershowitz

A choice of evils

Should democracies use torture to protect against terrorism?

Abby Hernandez might have been held in this container unit next to Nat Kibby’s home in Gorham, N.H.

Ways of N.H. kidnapping suspect remain under scrutiny

Nat Kibby has had numerous run-ins with the law, and also has a personal history of erratic behavior.

Martin Walsh was given a framed genealogist report on his family heritage by Rachel Kelly, the founder of ifest, an Irish festival that is coming to Boston.

‘The mayor is coming!’ Ireland relishes visit by Walsh

Martin Walsh will return to Ireland Friday for his first visit since being elected mayor of Boston.

A Raiders fan expressed his feelings about commissioner-under-siege Roger Goodell at Sunday’s game. Kyle Terada-USA TODAY


NFL merely being reactive, not proactive

As troubling cases continue to surface, the league is scrambling to do damage control.


// CyPhy Works, iRobot win US Army contracts

The Boston-area companies have received contracts to build emergency robots that can find and diffuse explosives in pipes.