Watertown-based Athenahealth Inc. begins layoffs

The health care records technology company is facing pressure from an activist investor.

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Before President Trump’s announcement last week, the increase had been set at about 8.7 percent. Now, it will be rising 24 percent next year.

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly.

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John Kelly defends Trump’s conversation with the family of Sgt. La David Johnson

Kelly said that President Trump was trying to convey a message that Sgt. La David Johnson was where he wanted to be and doing what he wanted to do when he was killed in action.

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President Trump brought up the loss of John Kelly’s son as part of an attack on Barack Obama, dragging the family’s searing loss into a political fight.

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Only 5 percent of New Hampshire voters who favored President Trump in the 2016 election regret their decision, according to a state poll released Wednesday.

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Speaking at the George W. Bush Institute in New York, the former president didn’t use President Trump’s name, but his target was clear.


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Campaign finance numbers tell an interesting story about Congressman Seth Moulton.

How could they party so early? “We’re awesome like that,” said Anna Noon.

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They threw a Boston dance party at 7 a.m. — and people showed up

The dancing was wild, but the sun had just risen — and people were heading to work.

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A new course teaches teens the dangers of distracted driving firsthand

Teens have a hard time putting down their phones—even behind the wheel. To change this, one driving course is showing just how hazardous taking your eyes off the road can be.

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The Elwood Adams Hardware store in Worcester, shown in 2006, has been selling nails and other useful things for 235 years.

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The sweet, long life and sad, inevitable death of Elwood Adams Hardware

The city of Worcester is pulling out all the stops to lure Amazon here. But there are no tax breaks, no big wet kiss, for the Elwood Adams hardware store. And so it will close.

Your Home | Kitchens & Baths

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A Lexington couple was prepared for a big project, but cosmetic fixes did the trick.

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Host Chris Gasper joins Pete Abraham to discuss the search for the new Red Sox manager and presents a special report on corruption in the NCAA.

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When a Brookline woman told her friends and family she had cancer, they mobilized, at one point raising $24,000 for her. But it turns out she made it all up.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/09/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/shutterstock_70703941.jpg In defense of screen time

I’m tired of hearing that screen time is bad because it’s just not true.

Bids for new Amazon HQ due today

See who is submitting bids for Amazon’s HQ

With bids due to Amazon on Thursday, some communities have already submitted their pitch to the e-commerce giant, while others are finalizing their proposals.

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Shawn Collins had been Treasurer Deborah Goldberg’s point person on legalized marijuana.

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Agent says Gordon Hayward’s surgery went well

The injured Celtic was operated on Wednesday night; there is no timetable for his return.

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Every sightseeing firm contacted by the Globe has made or is mulling changes to deal with endless rush hour.

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Warmer than average temperatures are more likely this winter in New England, federal forecasters said Thursday. But it’s not clear whether it will be wetter.

Fallout from the Harvey Weinstein scandal

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To see her life’s work, the “Me Too” movement, displayed on millions of profiles across social media, has left her in awe.


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The Bedford VA hospital admitted its care for Bill Nutter was not “up to our standards,” but the reality was uglier. Now, the FBI is investigating.

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A wise president would cut his losses and direct his attention and that of his party to other issues.

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An open letter to the owner of Amazon, proposing a true partnership that rewrites the relationship between a city and the big companies that call it home.


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To me, a kidney stone wasn’t really a big deal. But to my husband, it was a family crisis.


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Self-driving cars could ease traffic, but increase sprawl

A new study inspired by Boston's early experiments with self-driving cars finds that the technology could ease congestion, but also lead to more cars on the road and further encourage urban sprawl