The announcement that Boston Red Sox principal owner John Henry had entered into an agreement to buy The Boston Globe signaled that two decades of New York Times Co. ownership were nearing an end. A look at the history of the company's ownership of The Globe:
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.”
Online shopping yields different prices, results, says Northeastern study
New research found that major travel websites and general merchandiser are testing price steering and discrimination in small doses.
Elizabeth Warren’s silence was Fidelity’s gain
Ideological purity is hard to sustain in the real world of politics.
After Ebola cure, Neb. hospital reviews precautions
“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 lead nurse said.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Attack on Parliament and the fatal shooting of a soldier stun Ottawa
The heart of Canada’s capital was thrown into panic and placed in lockdown Wednesday after a gunman armed with a rifle or shotgun fatally wounded a corporal guarding the tomb of the unknown soldier the National War Memorial, entered the nearby Parliament building, and fired multiple times before he was shot and killed.
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.
Slain Dorchester woman recalled as doting mom, student
Maria Sanchez’s life ended violently Saturday in an attack loved ones say started as an argument over a cigarette.
‘Thrown’ by Kerry Howley
Howley’s book is a fresh, funny, and highly cerebral treatise on the philosophical merits of cage fighting.