Easy slice-and-bake cookie recipes for busy holidays
When you have more time — or unexpected guests at the door — slice, bake, and go.
The trick $3 gas plays on us
Lower prices at the pump have a way of making us feel suddenly rich. But don’t celebrate yet.
Turkey trots an emerging Thanksgiving tradition
Thanksgiving Day comes just before the heavy snows blanket the region, offering cool, crisp conditions.
Macau’s new stamps showcase 2,000 years of math, word puzzles
The most unique feature of the set is how alive the stamps feel.
Mixed reactions from locals on Obama’s immigration plan
Area residents felt a mix of disappointment and joy as it became clear that the president would help some immigrants, but not others.
Defying GOP, Obama acts on immigration
In an address to the nation tonight, the president said he will halt deportation and issue work permits for nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants.
A Bill Cosby conundrum: Why did we look away so long?
Our own long-delayed response to allegations that have been out there for a decade might be scarier than Cosby’s career meltdown.
US attorney asked to block local marijuana clinics near schools
Under federal law, the 15 dispensaries provisionally approved in Mass. could face prosecution if they open too close to a school.
Undefeated MIT football team reaches first postseason
The team of rocket scientists and math majors went 9-0 and will play its first playoff game Saturday.
Obama’s immigration plan. Can he do that?
What makes the president’s plan so controversial is that he is largely acting alone.
At Lyric Stage, an updated ‘Allergist’s Wife’
Actor and playwright Charles Busch’s career breakthrough, “The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife,” gets an update at the Lyric Stage Company.
Patriots bring back running back LeGarrette Blount
Blount got a two-year deal two days after being released by the Steelers.
NSA director says China can damage US power grid
China and other countries are capable of cyberattacks that would shut down the electric grid in parts of the US, a top admiral said.
Pay raises can wait, Charlie Baker says
The governor-elect said the state faced a host of fiscal problems that need to be dealt with first.
In Buffalo, ‘City of Good Neighbors’ withstands wintry onslaught
Though a storm dumped up to eight feet of snow on the Buffalo area since Tuesday, Buffalonians were not downcast.
Israeli mayor’s ban on Arab workers ignites uproar
The mayor of a southern Israeli city barred Israeli Arab construction workers from jobs in local preschools Thursday, citing security concerns.
Genzyme parent running at ‘full speed,’ chairman says
The chairman of Sanofi sought to reassure nervous investors only three weeks after chief executive Christopher Viehbacher was fired.
What happened to those who ran for Boston’s mayor
Marty Walsh has been in the news nearly nonstop, but the others have largely disappeared from the public stage. Where’d they go?