Where the gubernatorial candidates stand on taxes
Martha Coakley and Charlie Baker have one thing in common: both tread cautiously when it comes to talking taxes.
Two hospitals unite on behalf of the battered
Thanks to a partnership between MGH and Mass. Eye and Ear, Melissa Dohme’s face — and life — are slowly being rebuilt.
At a White House rich in coffee lore, no word on president’s preference
It turns out that the Obama White House makes it nearly impossible to find the source of its coffee and how it is prepared.
Schools’ wait lists called a drag on economy
Long lists for vocational and tech schools are creating a bottleneck in training as thousands of jobs go unfilled.
Martha Coakley, Charlie Baker are familiar candidates, but voters still ponder
As the candidates seek to shake the loser label from 2010, voters who passed on them four years ago are trying to make up their minds.
Surveillance and privacy
The case of NSA leaker Edward Snowden reveals a program with few checks and little accountability.
Taking a pill to prevent HIV
Despite recommendations that gay men take Truvada, a drug meant to protect against HIV infections, concerns and stigma remain, leading some men to hold off.
Fripp plays favorites with a new King Crimson
The first band to tour under the King Crimson name since 2008, the unorthodox septet plays the Colonial Theatre on Monday and Tuesday.
Arab nations offer military role in Mideast
Several Arab countries have offered to carry out airstrikes against militants from the Islamic State, if the missions are approved by the Iraqi government.
Patriots defense was good, but bigger tests await
Let’s not get to crazy about Patriots’ defensive dominance - without Adrian Peterson, there wasn’t much punch in the Vikings offense.
Hillary Clinton in Iowa stirs 2016 speculation
Hillary Rodham Clinton implored Democrats on Sunday to choose shared economic opportunity over ‘‘the guardians of gridlock’’ in a high-profile appearance.
Startup tackling helmet flaws
With a focus on reducing concussions, fledging company HeadSmart Labs is rethinking some of the ways that football players’ protective gear is used.
Tim McGraw, ‘Sundown Heaven Town’
McGraw follows up 2013’s “Two Lanes of Freedom” with the pleasant if more conventional “Sundown Heaven Town,” out Tuesday.
6 dead in fighting in Ukraine
Heavy fighting broke out Sunday between Ukrainian and rebel forces on the north side of Donetsk, killing at least six people.
Boston police wisely jettison outmoded civil service exams
The new test will be well worth the price if the most experienced and well-rounded officers rise through the ranks.
Search pressed for killer of Pennsylvania trooper
Investigators on Sunday returned to scour the woods across from a State Police barracks where two troopers were ambushed.
Often, auto safety unit is slow to act
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has a record of missteps.
Red Sox beat Royals, take three of four in series
The Red Sox (66-84) are off Monday and continue their trip on Tuesday night in Pittsburgh.
Cameron announces response plan to beheading of British aid worker
After an emergency meeting Sunday, Prime Minister David Cameron laid out a plan to support US military action in Syria and Iraq.
Cameron Kerry, former top US Commerce official, joins Sidley Austin law firm, will expand Boston office
Cameron F. Kerry is joining Sidley Austin LLP as senior counsel in its privacy, data security, and information law practice.