Overblown online personas can leave friends deflated
Facebook allows us to present a curated self, showing the public a happier or more accomplished version of ourselves.
Judge delays decision on Partners accord
The Superior Court judge said she worried about the settlement’s impact on health care costs for Mass. residents.
UMass will review use of drug informants
A Globe story Sunday detailed how campus police recruited a student who later died of a heroin overdose.
No innovative sparks as Baker, Coakley address tech audience
The major-party gubernatorial candidates were out of their element at a forum in Microsoft’s Cambridge office.
Take away lawmakers’ easy way out on gas tax
Raising taxes is a job for politicians, not something to be handed off to the consumer price index.
Statue of Edgar Allan Poe to be unveiled in Boston
After a lengthy crusade led by a BC professor, a statue rises to honor a reluctant native son.
White House intruder got deep into building
The man who jumped the White House fence this month made it much farther into the building than previously known.
Hong Kong protesters ignore orders to disperse
The continued public resistance underscored the difficulties that the Hong Kong government faces in defusing the crisis.
‘Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s “Learned” ’ by Lena Dunham
Dunham’s collection of essays is divided into sections on love and sex, the body, friendship, work, and “the big picture”.
Pair in skydiving accident was attempting tandem jump
Investigators hope reviewing a video can explain why the instructor and his student missed a landing area and hit a shed, killing the pair.
Patriots embarrassed by Chiefs on Monday Night Football
Tom Brady was intercepted twice, strip-sacked twice, and replaced by rookie Jimmy Garoppolo in the fourth quarter.
No more winks, nods on big downtown projects
Mayor Walsh can establish his own vision for what should replace the Winthrop Square garage.
Baxter to open new research center in Kendall Square
The health care giant is leasing about 200,000 square feet of office space for a center that will employ more than 400 people.
Ghani sworn in as Afghan president
The inauguration was clouded by fraud allegations so serious he was forced to accept a power-sharing arrangement.
‘Manhattan Love Story’ a generic sitcom with clever gimmick
The two lead characters talk, and then, often, in a voiceover, we hear what they’re really thinking.
Grand jury gets second case on Ferguson officer
The victim’s attorney alleges Ferguson officer Darren Wilson ‘‘roughed up’’ his client after he refused to hand over the keys to a locked car.
Shaheen, Brown use issues as weapons
Senator Jeanne Shaheen attacked Scott Brown Monday as untrustworthy on women’s issues, while Brown said Shaheen is hurting small businesses.
India’s prime minister visits US, raises new hopes
Here’s what others are saying about Narendra Modi’s trip.
Islamic State closes in on Kurdish area of Syria
Militants pounded the city of Kobani with mortars and artillery shells, advancing within 3 miles of the Kurdish frontier city.
In ‘Selfie,’ she’s grown accustomed to her face
The new ABC comedy series somewhat successfully transports the “Pygmalion” concept to the 21st century.