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Take the NFL QB walk around Boston

Want to experience just how far the eight quarterbacks remaining in the NFL have passed the football this season? We've mapped a route, starting from Government Center, that shows their passing distance in a different way. Click the logo at the end to see where it takes you.
4,827 yd.
Tom Brady Patriots
4,719 yd.
Matt Ryan Falcons
4,659 yd.
Peyton Manning Broncos
4,295 yd.
Aaron Rodgers Packers
4,008 yd.
Matt Schaub Texans
3,817 yd.
Joe Flacco Ravens
3,118 yd.
Russell Wilson Seahawks
1,814 yd.
Colin Kaepernick 49ers


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Why do female CEOs get fired more often than male ones?

The reason female CEOs get fired more often may lie in a term you’ve never heard: The Glass Cliff.

Wonder Woman’s secret history and surprising lessons

Jill Lepore, Harvard history professor and New Yorker staff writer, on her new book, “The Secret History of Wonder Woman.” 

Elizabeth Warren’s silence was Fidelity’s gain

Ideological purity is hard to sustain in the real world of politics.

After Ebola patient cured, Neb. hospital takes cautions anew

“We’re very respectful of the fact that this is a disease, [that] if we didn’t do our processes carefully, that we could catch,” a nurse said.

Online shopping yields different prices, results, says Northeastern study

New research found that major travel websites and general merchandisers are testing price steering and discrimination in small doses.

Ayotte thwarting effort to retire old Air Force jet

The New Hampshire senator’s husband flew the A-10, dubbed the Warthog, in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Casino backers spending heavily on TV ads

Thousands of TV ads urging Mass. voters to say no to a casino repeal have aired already.

Here come the pay phones

This is no ordinary shopping spree. This is research into a quartet of digital wallets that transmit financial data to retail credit-card terminals.

Flex Pharma developing treatments for muscle cramps

The Boston startup’s goal is to develop treatments for a painful condition for which there are no clinically proven products.

IBM chief discusses Watson, cloud services

Virginia Rometty spoke Wednesday to a crowded gathering of Boston business figures about the growing importance of cyber security and cloud computing for every industry.

Deal completed, Tufts, Lowell General look to expand

Tufts Medical Center and Lowell General Hospital are seeking additional health care organizations to expand their new network.

Attack on Parliament and the fatal shooting of a soldier stun Ottawa

Residents said they worried the unprecedented shooting would change that city’s culture of openness.

Four Blackwater guards found guilty in 2007 shootings

Overall, the defendants were charged with the deaths of 14 Iraqis and the wounding of 17 others at Baghdad’s Nisour Square.

Biogen Idec reports death of patient on its MS pill

The Cambridge biotech company said the patient died after getting a rare brain infection.

David McCullough — Boston’s gem

In an era of the selfie and Snapchats and Facebook trends and Twitter feeds, David McCullough stands tall.

‘Alice’ stumbles on the way to Wonderland

Thanks to a knockout performance by Leigh Barrett as Alice’s mother and the Queen of Hearts, the Wheelock Family Theatre’s production nearly hits its mark.

‘Thrown’ by Kerry Howley

Howley’s book is a fresh, funny, and highly cerebral treatise on the philosophical merits of cage fighting.

Tablets, cars drive AT&T wireless gains — not phones

The nation’s second-largest wireless carrier is facing pricing pressure from smaller rivals T-Mobile and Sprint.

Lawmakers intensify recall scrutiny

The US government is now urging owners of nearly 8 million cars and trucks to have the air bags repaired because of potential danger to drivers and passengers.

Long live Great Books education

Bereft of a large applicant pool and perennially strapped for cash, St. John’s College and the Great Books soldier on.

N.H. special education school faces abuse allegations

Families claimed that several staff members verbally or physically abused their children.

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