Student from Needham found dead in UMass dorm
No foul play was suspected in the death of the 21-year-old student, university officials said.
Quincy man arrested in Dorchester slaying
Edgardo Clark, 29, faces murder charges after he allegedly stabbed a man to death on Thursday, Boston police said.
NHL roundup: Los Angeles Kings’ Slava Voynov suspended indefinitely
Defenseman is suspended indefinitely following his arrest on suspicion of domestic violence.
Bruins’ Kevan Miller out with dislocated shoulder
The defenseman was hurt in a fight Saturday in Buffalo and will likely be replaced in the lineup by Matt Bartkowski.
Superficiality reigns in Fiddlehead Theatre Company’s ‘Aida’
The show is an erratic production that does little to conceal the fundamental mediocrity of the musical.
For-profit colleges get harsh grades by former students
Many of those students — veterans, single mothers, teenagers — end up in debt, often without degrees, jobs, or prospects.
What I learned at Food Boot Camp
Think adding something green to your turkey sandwich is good? Maybe not.
Midterm immigration ads may hurt GOP in 2016
Some worry the midterm rhetoric could complicate the party’s efforts to remold its image to Hispanic voters.
Casinos no death knell for lotteries
Comparable states where casino gambling has been legalized have seen only modest effects on lotteries.
Edward Markey trying to climb ladder in the Senate
Questions over Markey’s effectiveness have become a central issue as his brief term ends and he seeks reelection in November.
Grim realities for even the most dogged
Save the dogs, yes, but grief should be reserved for our own losses.
When birds in hand make for the bushes
Cockatiels make for imperfect pets. They screech and they bite and they poop on the furniture. And most confounding to those who love them, they are fundamentally built to disappear into the uncaged world. But beloved cats sometimes claw the couch, and the bladders and bowels of even the most obedient old dogs can’t be trusted. When they’re family, we forgive. And when they’re lost, we look for them.
Boston Fed considers ways to bridge income gaps
The Boston Fed’s Working Cities Challenge program could become a model for struggling cities across the country.
Coakley, Baker rally supporters as election looms
With polls showing a neck-and-neck race, the gubernatorial candidates are marshaling their networks for Nov. 4.
US delivers arms to Kurdish fighters near Turkey
Turkey views the main Syrian Kurdish group, the PYD, as an extension of the PKK, which has waged a 30-year insurgency in Turkey.
Protective-gear protocol revised for handling Ebola patients
The Pentagon also announced it was forming a team to assist medical staff in the United States, if needed.
Somewhere between South Africa and hell
“Someone Else’s Country: Photographs by Jo Ractliffe,” at the Peabody Essex Museum, looks at post-war Angola.
Europe’s growing anti-Semitism
Recent acts have led to a growing feeling among Europe’s Jewish communities that it is not safe to live there.
Devices integrate MRIs into surgeries
A host of researchers are developing tools to let doctors work on their patients while inside the MRI cocoon.
The Gamergate controversy
Some claim it isn’t about misogyny but rather corruption in the gaming world.