Boston school buses getting better
Auto insurance rates bounce back up in Mass.
The deregulation of the state’s auto insurance market in 2008 resulted in savings for consumers, but it didn’t last long.
Heroin deaths galvanize families, authorities in Scituate
Five deaths have been linked to opioids in the town this year, and officials fear more fatalities before the region’s drug crisis abates.
Chelsea closes notorious strip club King Arthur’s
The site of a legendary police brutality case has long been a kind of unofficial Wild West for Greater Boston.
No accord to extend Mideast cease-fire
The Israeli military said it was resuming its aerial, naval, and ground combat because of Hamas’s “incessant rocket fire throughout the humanitarian window.”
Putin’s propaganda highlights need for public diplomacy
Public diplomacy emerges from a unique tradition of truth-based persuasion.
The ABCs of 3-D printing and laser tools
Cambridge lab Danger!Awesome is helping novices use cutting-edge technology to turn ideas into products.
Plagiarism incidents undercut message to students
A number of high-profile adults have been accused of plagiarism recently, including two superintendents of Mass. school systems.
Health-policy renewals may bring surprise jump in rates
Inaccurate data has skewed estimates, and consumers are urged to shop around.
Red Sox defeat Rays in trip finale
A long home run by David Ortiz was the difference at Tropicana Field.
Plagiarism — or just banality that’s contagious?
The real offense is the oratorical pablum that our graduates are commonly served.
Tom Glavine’s road to Cooperstown began in Billerica
The pitching great saluted his hometown during the Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
Boston schools go too far with audio surveillance of school buses
Recording every word out of a student’s mouth raises serious privacy concerns.
Fierce battle halts Dutch team’s bid to claim MH17 bodies
Efforts to secure the Ukrainian site with larger contingents have repeatedly fallen through.
Super PAC backing Grossman releases ad targeting Coakley
Martha Coakley’s campaign released a video in response.
Congress near deal on fixes to VA system
The deal requires a vote by a conference committee of House and Senate negotiators and votes in the full House and Senate.
For Israeli Arabs, torn loyalties amid fear
Tensions have risen since the latest round of fighting between Israel and Hamas militants began on July 8.
Singular sensations at Newport Folk Festival
This year’s installment sold out before the lineup was even announced, drawing 10,000 fans each day.
US vows ‘minimal’ effect of migrants
In Mass. and across the country, residents have balked at the prospect of hundreds of immigrant children coming to their towns.
Superintendents fail to set an example for students on citing sources
When offering platitudes, at least make sure they’re your own.
Touring with Nine Inch Nails, Soundgarden looks to the future
A chat with Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil about the band’s tour with Nine Inch Nails, hitting the Xfinity Center Tuesday.