Possible advantage in Boston’s Olympic bid
If the IOC prefers a compact venue scheme, Boston would be the preferable choice among US bidders.
Buyer of Graves Island lighthouse planning makeover
New owner David Waller spent the winter drawing up plans that include the addition of a kitchen and a bathroom with shower.
Boston may end most use of MCAS
Most Boston public schools would drop the MCAS next spring in favor of a new online testing system.
More serious charges may be next for Blackstone mother
The new, far more serious charges could be filed after forensic examinations are completed on the remains of three infants found in the house.
Forget hotels and kennels — now there’s Airbnb for dogs
Online sites match vacation-bound pet owners with sitters who will host their prized pooches.
Detentions of war
How can the US keep suspected terrorists with no hope of being brought to trial, but espouse due process?
Insurers seek curbs in Partners’ deal
Mass. health insurers said Partners HealthCare’s planned acquisition of three hospitals would raise costs for consumers across the state.
Boston-area casino bidders agree to substantial changes
The two finalists for the Greater Boston resort casino license, Mohegan Sun and Wynn Resorts, agreed to a number of substantial changes to their applications.
US comes to aid of Iraqi forces with airstrike
Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday that the Obama administration would keep the door open to confidential communications with Iran on the security crisis.
Justice Dept. establishing programs to ID extremists
The programs are designed in part to detect American extremists who are looking to join terror organizations, including the Islamic State militant group.
$3b plan promises more natural gas in New England
Two of the largest players in the New England natural gas market have formed a partnership to expand the capacity of two major pipelines.
Local food lands at Logan Airport
Berkshire Farms Market, in the newly renovated Terminal B, offers a range of local food products that stand out from typical fast-food-style airport fare.
Recount ends, but talks drag on future Afghan government
Secret negotiations continued Monday over the country’s future political power structure.
Alzheimer’s didn’t take family memories
Even when Alzheimer’s robbed her of knowing my name, she reminded me of the humanity still within her soul.
GOP blocks women’s bill, Democrats see campaign fodder
It was a vote Democrats knew they would lose but scheduled in hopes of attracting support from female voters in November’s elections.
Witness recounts behavior of group accused of killing delivery man
Aline Valery testified that she saw blood dripping from one of her friend’s hands.
In Todd Hido’s photographs, place and state of mind intersect
In Todd Hido’s photography show at Boston University, “Excerpts From Silver Meadows,” sense of place is a state of mind.
Kurdish fighters make big gains against jihadis in Syria
Kurdish fighters captured more than a dozen villages from militants of the Islamic State group.