Writing and living with an eye on the future in ‘Legacy’
Daniel Goldfarb’s smartly layered new play examines our need to strive for some kind of immortality, however illusory.
As Iran talks near a close, Kerry says deal still up in the air
As talks entered a critical stage after nine days of negotiations, John Kerry warned Sunday that the deal could still collapse.
White Power Extends Reach With the Web
In late June, as much of the nation mourned the killing of nine parishioners in a Charleston, S.C., church, The Daily Stormer, a white supremacist website, was busy posting articles on a different issue: black crime against white people. “Adolescent Ape Jailed for Murdering White Man Out of Boredom,” one headline blared.
A decade after opening, Boston’s UMass Club struggling
The downtown Boston club has needed nearly $4.3 million in university subsidies and has fallen short of membership goals.
Greeks reject bailout terms in rebuff to European leaders
ATHENS — Greeks delivered a shocking rebuff to Europe’s leaders on Sunday, decisively rejecting a deal offered by the country’s creditors in a historic vote that could redefine Greece’s place in Europe and shake the continent’s financial stability.
Marblehead man grabs Guinness strength records
Ron Cooper has quietly thrown his hat into the ring as a contender for the pound-for-pound title of World’s Strongest Man.
Francis, hailed as ‘pope of the people,’ arrives in Ecuador on 3-nation tour
Pope Francis arrived in Ecuador on Sunday to start a three-nation tour that will take him to some of the poorest and yet most environmentally rich countries of his native continent.
Returning Congress faces busy agenda, funding deadline
Members of Congress return from July Fourth fireworks and parades Tuesday facing a daunting summer workload and an impending deadline to fund the government or risk a shutdown in the fall.
The silence is deafening on Ex-Im Bank demise
The federal budget is thick with forests of corporate welfare built up over decades.
US-led coalition unleashes wave of airstrikes on Islamic State stronghold
US-led coalition aircraft unleashed a wave of airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group’s stronghold of Raqqa in eastern Syria in what the coalition said Sunday was one of its most sustained aerial operations carried out in Syria to date.
Debate over Confederate Battle flag set to move inside South Carolina Capitol
The South Carolina Legislature is expected Monday to take up the fate of the Confederate battle flag that flies on the State House grounds.
US, wooing Vietnam, will welcome country’s communist chief
Vietnamese Communist Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong doesn’t hold an official government post, but it’s not surprising that he’ll meet with President Obama on his visit to the United States this week. He is the de-facto top leader of his country.
William Inge’s flawed ‘Off the Main Road’ now at Williamstown Theatre Festival
The first-ever full production of William Inge’s drama makes news, but not always a lot of sense.
UN grants world heritage status to the Alamo
Texas officials on Sunday applauded a United Nations committee’s decision to add the Alamo and four other Spanish Roman Catholic missions to UNESCO’s list of world heritage sites.
One dead in Dorchester, shot during holiday fireworks
A 26-year-old man, identified by his family, was fatally shot in Dorchester late Saturday night.
David Sweat, escaped New York convict, returns to prison
David Sweat, the New York prison escapee who was shot and taken into custody last week, was released from the hospital Sunday morning and returned to prison.
State poised to allow hundreds more charter school seats in Boston
The state education department is poised to add hundreds of charter school seats in Boston, but some parents are concerned the seats will spread scarce resources thinner than ever.
Fire that threatened homes in California is fully contained
A wildfire that might have been started by fireworks and burned more than 320 acres while threatening homes in the California city of Vacaville was 100 percent contained Sunday.
Two boys injured in Dorchester fireworks accident
The boys were playing with fireworks when one exploded, blowing off the hand of a 9-year-old and seriously injuring a 5-year-old.
Cruz’s campaign says it has raised more than $14m
Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign has raised more than $14 million since the Texas senator launched his bid for the Republican presidential nomination just over three months ago, his campaign said Sunday.