‘Area Four’ residents live in the shadow of future

Mark Pappas lives in public housing in a neighborhood   simply known as Area Four, which has become a locus for biotech companies such as Novartis.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

Growing prosperity in Kendall Square is doing little to lift up the low-income residents around it.

East Boston man arrested in connection with sexual assault

The man is believed to be involved in a previous similar incident, police said.

13 New England students named Rhodes Scholars

Of the 32 American students named 2015 Rhodes Scholars, at least 13 have New England ties, including two from Harvard and three from MIT.

The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum hosted the opening ceremonies for the tightly budgeted Summer Games in 1984.

Boston bidders hope time is right for frugal Games

The Boston 2024 group is planning a low-cost Olympics that builds as few structures as possible and uses temporary venues.

Top Vatican prosecutor failed to report abuser

The man Pope Francis recently chose to prosecute priests accused of sexual abuse had himself failed to stop a notorious abusive priest, documents show.


Patriots’ keys to a victory over the Lions

A close look at the matchups on offense and defense, as the Patriots try to extend their winning streak to seven.

Pats owner Robert Kraft sported sequined Nikes with his customary pinstripes.

Something new afoot in Pats owner’s box

So when did 73-year-old Robert Kraft, billionaire owner of the New England Patriots, become a sneaker fashion maven?

Yvonne Abraham

It’s a Cosby world we live in

For the multiple women who came forward, it was their word against the beloved, sanctimonious Bill Cosby.

“Foxcatcher” director Bennett Miller (above) and star Steve Carell (top and right) both say that there was a lot in the film that was intentionally not stated. “I think sometimes what is not spoken is so much more powerful,” says Carell.

Steve Carell wins in ‘Foxcatcher’

To play upper-crust wrestling enthusiast John E. du Pont III, Carell underwent a physical and seemingly spiritual makeover.

When loved toys go missing, the best hotels take action

The loss of Piggy — or Teddy or Duckie — can make for a vacation forever marked as a complete disaster.

opinion | Bina Venkataraman

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This is part of a much larger war, where private sector interest is not enough to protect public health.