Boston school buses running on time

For the first time this week, the Boston Public Schools will have enough drivers on hand to ensure that students will get to school on time.

Bridgewater death inquiry ordered

A special prosecutor will conduct a criminal investigation into the death of a mental health patient at Bridgewater State Hospital.

Colleges enlist apps to combat assaults on campus

Universities and digital entrepreneurs offer an array of mobile apps aimed at helping college students navigate their way out of dangerous situations.

Steve Grossman to tap own wealth for TV ads

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Steve Grossman is putting up $200,000 of his own money to bolster a final-week advertising blitz.

A Palestinian blew fire during one of the many celebrations in Gaza City on Tuesday marking the cease-fire between Israel and Hamas.

Israel-Hamas truce does little to resolve issues

Israeli and Palestinian leaders reached an open-ended cease-fire agreement that left unresolved the broader issues underpinning the conflict.

 The Rev. Karen Coleman, putting together a basket of supplies at her Helping Hand Food Pantry in Cambridge, links an increase in families seeking help to Market Basket’s troubles.

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With Market Basket empty, some turn to food pantries

Cut off from Market Basket stores around the region, many people are turning to food pantries after finding that their dollars don’t go as far at the competition.

The scene on Tuesday at the Market Basket store at 1900 Main St. in Tewkesbury.

Market Basket board stands ready to meet

Negotiators were said to be finalizing details for the sale of the company.

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The Rat, the late legendary punk club in Kenmore Square, was known for its filth: sticky floors, broken toilets, broken glass, and, yes, the occasional rat.

Red Sox 11, Blue Jays 7

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Boston busted out the big bats in extra innings to knock off Toronto again.

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Nussaibah Younis and Robert Caruso

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The Obama administration must build international momentum to confront and defeat the militants.

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