Open offices seem great — until you work in one
For years, this favored style of architects and CEOs has reigned supreme. Could that finally be changing?
On the record about ‘Empire,’ ‘Nashville,’ and ‘Mozart in the Jungle’
All three shows are, more or less, slick soap operas. What do they get right about the creative process? What seems outlandish?
Keolis is getting a bum rap
The transit company can’t be blamed for blizzards nor for invoking the “force majeure” clause in its contract.
The danger of neglecting community colleges
As a group, the 15 schools in Massachusetts have struggled. It’s time to change that.
Dennis Lehane’s ‘World Gone By’ is a killer
Lehane’s new book “World Gone By” is bursting at the seams with great stories.
Rise of the be-your-own boss office
Today’s workers demand a big say in where they do their jobs. That can actually be good for employers.
Brianna Wu on why Gamergate trolls won’t win
Threats are keeping my female game developers from PAX East, but they’re not going to silence us.
Steps to take before the snow melts
Before you start to worry about flooding, take a deep breath. The outlook isn’t as dire as it seems.
Yelp! terrorists? Think twice about turning the tables.
The conduct of two women at Alden & Harlow, and a posting by the chef-owner, led to an online debate about his response.
Older and wiser? Some brain functions improve as we age
Our capability to perform certain functions, like learning new words, doesn’t peak until later in life, according to a study.
Admitting guilt, but not pleading it, aims at sparing Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s life
Allowing jurors to reach a verdict gives them the cathartic opportunity to convict a heinous criminal, but still show compassion, specialists say.
Pastor, activist charged with shooting English High student
Shaun Harrison allegedly committed an “execution-style shooting’’ of an English High student.
A skewering of racial stereotypes in ‘Colored Museum’
Tony winner Billy Porter is directing the Huntington Theatre’s production of George C. Wolfe’s satirical “The Colored Museum.”
Clinton e-mail flap reveals common practice
The disclosures underscore just how easily politicians can set up systems that operate beyond public scrutiny.
In gripping testimony, carnage in Marathon attacks is recalled
“I saw a little boy who had his body severely damaged by an explosion,” William Richard said of his son.
Plane slides off runway in N.Y.
A Delta Air Lines flight landing at La Guardia Airport skidded off the runway and crashed during a snowstorm Thursday morning.
Better T service or bigger convention center? Can we have both?
Charlie Baker is telling the Legislature to pick either tax breaks to Hollywood stars or working families. The governor may have a similar twist up his sleeve.
Baker’s budget plan shifts Medicaid payments
A big part of the governor’s proposal involves squeezing savings out of the state-federal health care program.
Iran-backed militias take lead in Iraqi offensive
Iran’s powerful influence in Iraq has been on display as the counteroffensive against Islamic State militants around Tikrit has unfolded in recent days.
What price must Chicago pay for Obama library?
The competition to host Barack Obama’s presidential library is a spectacle not unlike a presidential campaign itself.