Could a negative Yelp review lead to a lawsuit?
A Charleston, S.C., restaurant’s “dining contract” warns guests against making defamatory statements. But can it be enforced?
Red flags follow commercial real estate lending’s fast rise
The competition for deals is so fierce that banks are relaxing lending standards and waiving standard protections.
Pokémon game lures all ages
The arrests this month over an alleged plot against the Pokémon World Championships in Boston has raised questions.
Many Boston councilors attend few hearings
The councilors pushing hardest for significant raises have had the poorest attendance at City Council hearings, a Globe analysis shows.
Pollack finds herself on opposite side of Green Line debate
Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack for years had pressured officials to uphold their commitments to such projects.
Dream on: from eels to rats to birds
No one has found REM sleep in fish — yet. But that does not mean they don’t dream.
Another grieving parent steps forward, while politicians cower
The men and women elected to serve our country can only offer empty empathy so long as they fear the wrath of the NRA.
$113m New Bedford marine terminal sits largely idle
The site, built with state bonds to be a staging ground for a wind farm in Nantucket Sound, sits unused after Cape Wind cancelled its lease.
Mount McKinley will again be called Denali
President Obama announced on Sunday that Mount McKinley was being renamed Denali, restoring an Alaska native name with deep cultural significance to the tallest mountain in North America.
When the wells run dry: California families cope in drought
Millions of Californians are being inconvenienced in this fourth year of drought, urged to flush toilets less often, take shorter showers, and let lawns turn brown. But it’s dramatically worse in places like Okieville.
Crowd belongs to Chesney at Gillette
Country fans turned out as Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean co-headlined a show at Gillette Friday night.
Examining drug issues in depth
A new weekly column takes a look at the bio-pharmaceutical industry — which is, indeed, fascinating, but also highly complicated.
Supporters or not, we still agree on Trump’s hair
The bouffant has transcended questions of Donald Trump’s qualifications and policies to become safe small talk, like the weather.
Alnylam cholesterol drug may threaten Sanofi, Regeneron, Amgen
The drug cut bad cholesterol levels among patients in a small trial by about as much as new treatments from other firms, with far less frequent dosing.
P.F. Chang’s stabbing victim fled violence in Brazil
The restaurant employee stabbed in Peabody was a hardworking immigrant who moved here to escape violence and start a family.
Inspectors scan housing as students move in
Tenants of one rental said they haven’t had a stove for two months, and the building manager told them cooking is overrated.
Fixes set for deadly Back Bay intersection
New striping will be painted and flexible posts will be installed at the intersection where Anita Kurmann was fatally struck.
Holyoke begins school year with an air of hope
Despite resistance to a state takeover of Holyoke schools, some are cautiously optimistic about the system’s new leader.
A shocked family, and community, grieves the sudden loss of energetic activist Yves Dambreville
Since the death of former Boston police detective and longtime activist Yves Damberville in Port-au-Prince last week, his family has been demanding answers and making plans to cement his legacy.
Back-to-school tools for the organized student
Apps can help students with their studies and make the back-to-school transition smoother.