Boston eyes more money for EMS

The city hopes hiking the Emergency Medical Services Department’s budget will reverse the trend of slowing ambulance response times.

// That awkward moment with your Uber driver

I’ve been stiffing my Uber drivers for years, and I didn’t even know it.

// Vertex CEO pay package tops $28 million

Jeffrey Leiden’s 2015 earnings were 23 percent less than he received the previous year.

// Affiliated Managers Group CEO paid $17.5m last year

Sean Healey’s total compensation in 2015 was more than triple his 2014 pay.

// At UNH, one table is reportedly worth one year’s tuition

The university purchased a dining hall table for more than $17,000, according to reports.

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Marco Melgrati

Can a low jobless rate be a bad thing?

As impressive as N.H.’s low unemployment rate may appear, it does not reflect a surge in hiring.

Suburban Diary

//,cast,othersA.jpg My son is a recovering heroin addict

Saying that — out loud and before an audience — is what I’ve been doing as an actor in a play about addiction, called “Four Legs to Stand On.”

// How dispute over Bayside Expo sign is thwarting development

The three-legged marquee has now become the unlikely epicenter of a turf war between a prominent family of developers and UMass Boston.


// Celtics just aren’t that good

Brad Stevens was forced to deploy patchwork lineups that had virtually no chance of succeeding.

The prison uniform of Auschwitz survivor Leon Greenman is displayed in 2004 at the Jewish Museum in London, England.
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Ian Waldie/Getty Images


‘Never forget,’ the world said. But the world is forgetting

I have always taken the Holocaust personally, and always will. But the world, I know, will not.

Things to Do

// The Weekender: Kittens, Cubans, and a midnight bookstore

What to do in Boston this weekend, from Key and Peele’s big movie to the Boston Ballet’s “Swan Lake.”

Miss Conduct

// Advice: It’s gross to blow your nose on a restaurant napkin, right?

Plus, when confronted by a Facebook request from someone you’d like to avoid.

Former Indiana basketball coach Bob Knight shakes hands with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during a campaign stop at Old National Events Plaza, Thursday, April 28, 2016, in Evansville, Ind. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Darron Cummings/AP


Bobby Knight and Donald Trump are one and the same

They’re both abusive, misogynistic, and bullies.

FILE - In this May 19, 2013, file photo, Prince performs at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Tickets for what turned out to be Prince's last concert, in Atlanta, went on sale just eight days before he was scheduled to play and sold out almost instantly. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Investigators consider overdose in Prince’s death

Authorities are also looking into whether a doctor was prescribing the superstar drugs in the weeks before he died, an official said.

// Patriots get their message across on draft night

The Patriots aren’t making a pick, but they are making a statement.

// Patriots have options on Day 2 of NFL Draft

The team’s positions of need remained well-stocked after the first round was completed.

Ground Game


// Indiana is not the solid red state everyone thinks it is

GOP presidential campaigns will quickly learn that Indiana politics are more complicated than they may appear.

The Big Picture

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Deadly fighting returns to Aleppo

Government airstrikes and insurgent mortar attacks escalated violence and destroyed a partial truce for Syria.