State budget negotiators reach a deal

The Massachusetts Legislature will end months of wrangling over how to spend $38.1 billion of taxpayer money.

The Boston Museum of Science's Mathematica Exhibit.


Math error at Museum of Science? Not so fast.

A 15-year-old discovered errors in the formula for the Golden Ratio at the Museum of Science, but an MIT professor says that’s not accurate.

Flash flood watch issued for Boston, R.I.

An approaching cold front is threatening thunderstorms and heavy downpours, a weather service meteorologist said.


Lawsuit aimed at student injured at Allston apartment fire

Finally there’s been some movement on Boston’s problem with overcrowded student housing. But it’s aimed at the wrong person.

The lawsuit filed asserts that the MBTA failed to comply with state public bidding law in negotiating a sale price of $6 million.

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New lawsuit challenges Wynn casino on land

The lawsuit filed asserts that the MBTA failed to comply with state public bidding law in negotiating a sale price of $6 million.

// Subway suspends relationship with spokesman after raid

Authorities removed electronics from Jared Fogle’s property, but wouldn’t disclose the nature of the investigation.

// Millions have seen photo, but girl still unidentified

Investigators have run down dozens of tips in the case of a girl found dead on Deer Island, but are asking for more help.

// Clinton jabs Republican field over immigration

Hillary Clinton said the GOP contenders range ‘‘across a spectrum of being either grudgingly welcome or hostile toward immigrants.’’

// FBI seeks ‘sextortion’ victims in child porn case

Victims were spread around the country, including four from Massachusetts.

Protesters Ames Siyuan and Christina Wang objected to the MFA's

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MFA backs down over kimono event in response to protests

The Museum of Fine Arts is hastily pulling back on an event that protesters labeled latter-day form of racist minstrelsy.

Senator Bernie Sanders.

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The Bernie Sanders surge

What began as a quixotic left-wing quest has become a movement with unmistakable momentum.

Porchetta with barbecue sauce and topped with a cube of Stilton.

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STRIP by Strega reveals its surprise: really good food

While the restaurant from Nick Varano can feel more like a club, the food is really good.

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// Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs’s arrest a lesson for sports parents

A childproofed experience shelters us from reality: We’re not perfect and life isn’t always fair.

Brock Holt turns a double play after forcing out Chris Colabello in a game in late June.

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In All-Star Game, any position works for Brock Holt

Defensive metrics support the “super utility” label attached to the Red Sox’ All-Star.

A orange-brown, split-colored lobster showed up at the Pine Point Fisherman's Co-Op.

Rare split-colored lobster caught off Maine coast

According to research by the Lobster Institute, the chance of finding a split-colored lobster is one in 50 million.

// Celtics acquire David Lee from Golden State

Boston sent Gerald Wallace to the Warriors for Lee, a 10-year veteran and two-time All-Star.

// Greece gets until Sunday for proposals to stave off collapse

Tsipras arrived with only vague proposals and a commitment to back it up with real figures and a more detailed plan by Thursday.

Tobacco-free signs in a Boston CVS.

CVS Health quits US chamber over stance on smoking

The move comes amid revelations that the US Chamber of Commerce was involved in a lobbying campaign against anti-smoking laws.

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Greece rejects austerity

The Greek people voted to reject the creditors’ deal for more austerity measures in exchange for rescue loans.