Why do fans ignore women’s pro sports?
The best female athletes in Boston and beyond usually play to empty stadiums with little pay and little praise.
Ebola’s front lines
The countries fighting this virus need to have the tools to treat patients closer to their homes and communities.
In airstrikes, US targets cell said to plot an attack
WASHINGTON — US military leaders said Tuesday their aerial bombardment of Syria was only the beginning of a prolonged campaign that will continue intermittently for months and will become more difficult as targeted militants seek refuge in populated areas.
Hits keep coming for biotech softball league and industry
The league is one of the biggest in the state, a reflection of how the biotech industry has grown in Mass.
Pair found guilty in murder of pizza delivery man
The men were convicted of first-degree murder in the killing of a Domino’s Pizza delivery man in Hyde Park in 2010.
Restaurateurs boost clientele with food trucks
In the food world, where once a truck aspired to a brick-and-mortar address, now the opposite is happening: Big stars want to hit the road.
Stalled Scientology plans just latest delay for blighted Hotel Alexandra
For more than two decades, the Hotel Alexandra in the South End has endured fire, foreclosure, and deadbeat landlords.
Arab allies key in fight against ISIS
President Obama understands that this battle is, at its core, a struggle for the future of the Sunni world.
Bin Laden adviser warns of dire consequences as he gets life sentence
A Kuwaiti-born cleric who sat with Osama bin Laden in an Afghan cave hours after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and later became a fiery spokesman for the Qaida leader, was sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday by a federal judge in Manhattan.
Obama seeks global pledge on climate curbs
UNITED NATIONS — President Obama, emboldened by his use of executive powers to fight climate change at home, challenged China on Tuesday to make the same effort to reduce its greenhouse-gas emissions and join a worldwide campaign to curb global warming.
Declaring that the United States and China — the world’s two largest economies and largest polluters — bear a “special responsibility to lead,” Obama said.
Weather is unpredictable, menus change, and food supplies can be limited. The best way to find out where a truck is parked and what they’re serving is by following them on Twitter.
Harvard endowment posts 15.4 percent gain
The nation’s largest university endowment had $36.4 billion in assets at the end of its fiscal year on June 30.
Charlie Baker saved Harvard Pilgrim. Can we stop debating it?
When Baker departed as the company’s CEO, it was rated as the country’s best health insurer.
Buchholz, Red Sox falter against Rays
Clay Buchholz took a shutout into the eighth inning but then fell apart.
Bill Linehan’s City Council raises are too much too soon
The proposed pay increase would significantly outpace inflation.
Summer crime fell in city, police say
Boston Police said the reduction was due to targeting “major players” and hotspots, and efforts to get guns off the streets.
Details scarce over why Afghan soldiers left Cape
The three men, now in the custody of immigration officials, apparently visited a Mashpee strip club before they vanished.
Radius Specialty Hospital laying off 350 workers
The company said it doesn’t have enough patients or money to continue operating.
Boston Heart Diagnostics Corp. questioned on doctor fees
The Framingham diagnostics firm said in a statement that it is “fully cooperating with the government’s information requests”.
Apple and privacy: Bigger phone isn’t the only milestone
New measures from the tech giant provide more options for people with special concerns about protecting their information.