Court rulings differ on key component of health care law

The conflicting rulings were the latest in a series of legal challenges to central components of the law.

Employee arrested at Market Basket in Epping, N.H.

The employee was arrested for reckless driving in the store’s parking lot Tuesday morning.

Customers walked in and out of Market Basket with protesting workers outside a Lowell store on Tuesday.

Market Basket workers take protests to chain’s stores

More than 49,000 people have signed several petitions being circulated in support of the protest.

US, European airlines halt flights to Israel

The actions come after a rocket landed near a Tel Aviv airport and days after a Malaysia Airlines jet was shot down over Ukraine.

Christopher L. Gasper | Commentary

Red Sox should do Jon Lester deal now

Lester has assumed the risk of having a healthy, productive season entering free agency, and now he’s in position to reap the rewards.

// No drugs in system of pilot accused of heroin possession, lawyer says

JetBlue pilot John Manwaring, 42, who faces a heroin possession charge, denies allegations that he used drugs.

Brian McCloskey has denied wrongdoing and wants his job back.

Ex-UNH women’s hockey coach charged with assault

UNH fired Brian McCloskey after he physically reprimanded a player during a Nov. 30 loss to Ohio State.

Evan Horowitz

Mass. children No. 1, but compared to whom?

From test scores to child poverty, Mass. children rank favorably in the US, but not when compared to similarly wealthy countries.


Book Review

// ‘All I Love and Know’ by Judith Frank

A young, gay couple must deal with both grief and transformation when one of them becomes the guardian of an orphaned infant and a 6-year-old.