Coming to the screen, ‘Gone Girl’ doesn’t go anywhere
The much-anticipated adaptation, starring Ben Affleck, is perhaps a little too faithful to the novel.
UMass halts drug informant program
The school said it would suspend the program pending a full review after a disclosure that a student informant died of a heroin overdose.
Afghan soldiers who left Cape Cod feared death at home
They spent more than $1,600 on taxis to travel from Cape Cod to the border in Niagara Falls — just steps away, they hoped, from asylum.
To preserve access to Maine island, they may have to buy it
A local campaign aims to prevent High Island from going the way of others that have been snapped up by wealthy buyers and closed to the public.
New transit station to connect Allston to downtown
The tentatively titled West Station is meant to help transform the huge swath of land near the Allston-Brighton tolls.
Baker’s shifts give fodder to Democrats
Charlie Baker’s altered policy stances, say Democrats, hint at a candidate who’s willing to say anything to win over voters.
Jews know too well the fate of refugees, dispossessed migrants
The Jewish people know from long and painful experience that “who will rest and who will wander” can be as momentous a fate as life and death.
Is 3-D food printing the next microwave?
Since scientists and engineers began working on 3D printing, the food version of the 3-D food printer is taking shape.
Lawmakers blast Secret Service director at hearing
Members of Congress declared Tuesday that they had lost confidence in the Secret Service to protect President Obama.
Longtime merchants worry about their future in Faneuil Hall Marketplace
The operator of property intends to begin dramatically overhauling the marketplace by next summer.
Study finds women still lag in startup funding
Startups with male executives get six times the amount of funding as those led by women, a new study found.
Steve Tocco takes a victory lap on Wynn win
Perhaps one of the biggest gambles Steve Wynn ever made was trusting Steve Tocco.
Ex-Belmont businessman arrested on fraud charges
Jack Cranney was arrested in Texas for allegedly stealing $6 million in investments from 15 of his clients.
Saugus father faces charge in son’s assault case
The Saugus man allegedly misled police investigating whether his son filmed a sexual assault of a teen.
UP academies raise the bar for urban schools
Recent MCAS results were big for the UP Education Network, which now runs three schools in Boston and two in Lawrence.
Hong Kong protests leaderless but orderly
Prodemocracy protesters in Hong Kong appeared headed for a showdown with the authorities Wednesday.
Bastille Kitchen is not Julia Child’s French bistro
Fort Point’s Bastille Kitchen serves modernized French fare, for better and worse.
Site gives detailed look at doctor-industry ties
The website, required by the recent federal health care law, is being hailed by consumer advocates.
Ireland warned on illegal aid to Apple
The European Commission on Tuesday published a warning to Ireland that the country had granted Apple tax advantages that could amount to illegal state aid.
Tragedy of 1964 Trumbull Street fire still resonates
Within a half hour, the 1964 South End fire morphed into a devastating tragedy that took the lives of five firefighters and a civilian.