Coming to the screen, ‘Gone Girl’ doesn’t go anywhere
The much-anticipated adaptation, starring Ben Affleck, is a brilliantly unsettling exercise in nothing ever quite coming together.
Afghan soldiers who left Cape Cod for Canada tell their story
They spent more than $1,600 on taxis to travel from Cape Cod to the border in Niagara Falls — just steps away, they hoped, from asylum.
New transit station to connect Allston to downtown
The tentatively titled West Station is meant to help transform the huge swath of land near the Allston Brighton tolls.
Town, environmentalists try to buy Maine island to preserve access
The campaign aims to prevent High Island from going the way of others that have been snapped up by wealthy buyers and closed to the public.
For Baker, political evolution a problem
Charlie Baker’s altered policy stances, say Democrats, hint at a candidate who’s willing to say anything to win over voters.
Is 3-D food printing the next microwave?
Since scientists and engineers began working on 3D printing, the food version of the 3-D food printer is taking shape.
Hong Kong protests leaderless but orderly
Prodemocracy protesters in Hong Kong appeared headed for a showdown with the authorities Wednesday.
Saugus father faces charge in son’s assault case
The Saugus man allegedly misled police investigating whether his son filmed a sexual assault of a teen.
Panel Rebukes Secret Service Over Intruder
Members of Congress declared Tuesday that they had lost confidence in the Secret Service to protect President Obama and his family and raised serious doubts that Julia Pierson, the director of the agency, was the right person to confront what they called systemic problems and a striking lack of candor about recent security breaches.
Longtime merchants worry about their future in Faneuil Hall Marketplace
The operator of property intends to begin dramatically overhauling the marketplace by next summer.
Steve Tocco takes a victory lap on Wynn win
Perhaps one of the biggest gambles Steve Wynn ever made was trusting Steve Tocco.
Bastille Kitchen is not Julia Child’s French bistro
Fort Point’s Bastille Kitchen serves modernized French fare, for better and worse.
Afghanistan and United States sign bilateral security agreement
Nearly a year after a deal to keep US troops in Afghanistan was suddenly derailed, Afghanistan and the US signed the pact.
Tragedy of 1964 Trumbull Street fire still resonates
Within a half hour, the 1964 South End fire morphed into a devastating tragedy that took the lives of five firefighters and a civilian.
Armed man with criminal record rode elevator with Obama in Atlanta
A security contractor with a gun and three prior convictions for assault and battery was allowed on an elevator with President Barack Obama during a Sept. 16 trip to Atlanta, violating Secret Service protocols, according to three people familiar with the incident.
Federal Database Details Medicine’s Financial Links to Drugmakers
NEW YORK — A federal website launched on Tuesday sheds light on the medical world’s financial ties to the health care industry, providing a detailed look at doctor’s payments from drug and medical device makers.
Ireland’s Tax Deals for Apple Prompt Warning From European Commission
BRUSSELS — The European Commission on Tuesday published a warning to Ireland that the country had granted Apple tax advantages that could amount to illegal state aid.
Jessica Merchant: Personal trainer to blogger to author
Merchant created 150 new recipes for “Seriously Delish,” but her blog readers will find the style of cooking and tone familiar.
US-led airstrikes hit Islamic State near Turkey
US-led coalition airstrikes targeted fighters, vehicles, and artillery pieces of the Islamic State group on both sides of the Syria-Iraq border.
Children’s Hospital probes link between virus, paralysis
Health officials and doctors are investigating whether the cause of muscle weakness or paralysis in four children might be enterovirus D68.