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Anatomy of the Market Basket meltdown
Local CEOs, the former US secretary of labor, an MIT Sloan professor, and more offer their reflections on the company’s disastrous summer.
Across campaigns, messaging geared toward women
Female voters, always a sought-after electoral prize, have surged into starring roles as the gubernatorial campaign has jumped onto the airwaves, with a a heavily female cast of supporters addressing the merits of their preferred candidates.
US says bid to rescue hostages in Syria failed
President Obama condemned the killing of James Foley, and officials said US military rescuers were unable to locate hostages in Syria.
In Ferguson, young people see a moment of opportunity
Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, Mo., was the spark that jolted young people into consciousness, and many of them converge daily to protest on one of the city’s main corridors. It also created a collective trauma, deepening the stress of being young black teens living in areas of concentrated poverty and crime.
Emmy category fail
In the past 15 years, since the premiere of “The Sopranos,” scripted TV content has become more sophisticated and less likely to fit into conventional boxes.
James Foley’s parents hope his values endure
The slain war correspondent’s parents spoke today about their deep belief in the importance of their son’s work.
James Foley is remembered for bravery, kindness
“He had a very strong moral center about what was right and what was wrong,” a former teacher said.
Middlesex DA candidate comes from long line of politicians, has lucrative side businesses
Michael Sullivan, who is vying to become the next Middlesex District Attorney, comes from a long line of politicians and is the latest leader from a family that has held office in the county since 1936. But his service hasn’t prevented him from earning money in the private sector. From a family trucking business, making legal referrals, and consulting work performed while serving as clerk of Middlesex courts, Sullivan has earned more than $1.6 million between 2009 and 2013.
Holder tries to reassure Ferguson protesters
The US attorney general said he understands why many black Americans do not trust police.
Milford library users can now glimpse the universe
The Milford library is among 10 in the state that now have a telescope available for patrons to check out, just like a book.
Can the Asus hybrid reheat the tablet market?
This odd little hybrid — a tablet and phone in one — might find a niche for itself because it’s cool and cheap.
Fall shoe buying secrets, from style pro Leah Karp
InStyle accessories director Leah Karp says leopard styles should be popular this fall.
Landsmark appointment to BRA board back on track
The nomination comes as the Boston College of Architecture president resolved issues with the school.
Bank of America reaches $17B settlement with US
WASHINGTON — Bank of America has reached a record $17 billion settlement to resolve an investigation into its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis, officials directly familiar with the matter said Wednesday.
Solar company clear-cuts trees by mistake
Holliston officials are seeking restitution from a solar energy company that clear-cut about 100 trees on town-controlled land.
Airstrike kills wife and child of Hamas figure
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas’ shadowy military chief escaped an apparent Israeli assassination attempt that killed his wife and infant son, the militant group said Wednesday as Israel’s prime minister warned that the bombardment of Gaza will continue until rocket fire out of the Palestinian territory stops.
Haystack suspends parking app operations in Boston after council vote
The Boston City Council voted Wednesday to prohibit the sale, lease, or reserving of public ways in the city, an ordinance that effectively bans the mobile parking app Haystack from operating in the city.
Art defies power in ‘Manuscripts Don’t Burn’
The film triumphs as one of cinema’s great glimpses into the nature of tyranny and oppression.
Pro teams’ practice facilities being turned into money-makers
TD Garden leaders hope to redirect overflow requests for private events and advertising to the new Bruins practice rink in Brighton.