Suffolk Downs officials detail shut-down plans

Live horse racing will stop on Sept. 29 and the track will close down for good sometime in December, an official said.

// Answers to your questions on the Everett casino

What’s the earliest the casino could open? What jobs will be available and when? Mark Arsenault tackles your inquiries.

// Fed to keep key interest rate at record low

While the Federal Reserve will continue to cut the pace of bond-buying, it well keep a benchmark rate low “for a considerable time.”

The Mount Vernon Co., which developed the Green District over the past three years, will retain five of the buildings.

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Allston sale highlights hot city housing market

Three buildings in the Green District off Commonwealth Avenue are being purchased by National Development of Newton for nearly $150 million.

Caption: Adult males from the Ngogo community in Uganda, studied since 1995, listening to vocalizations from distant members of a rival community.

Is war innate or a modern human invention?

Chimpanzee research suggests the unsavory side of human nature appears to be something we share with our closest ape relatives.

// Happy birthday, Boston. Here’s the city’s oldest document

Boston’s storied history began 384 years ago. At least on paper, it starts with a minor crisis.

Vikings owner Zygi Wilf spoke to the media during a press conference on Wednesday.

Vikings owner says team ‘made a mistake’ on Peterson

The Vikings had initially brought back their star running back following his indictment on a felony child-abuse charge in Texas.


// CyPhy Works, iRobot win US Army contracts

The Boston-area companies have received contracts to build emergency robots that can find and diffuse explosives in pipes.