Video purportedly shows beheading of Steven Sotloff

A spokesman for the family said they had seen the video but authorities have not established its authenticity.


Steven Sotloff risked life to document a terrible war

We couldn’t save Sotloff. But we can ensure that his apparent death was not in vain.

MIT fraternity suspended after woman falls from window

The suspension by the fraternity’s international organization came after the woman fell Sunday night.

Crashes on Mass. Pike cause afternoon delays

Construction, crashes, and an increase in motorists led to delays on Interstate 90 Tuesday.

Double mastectomy doesn’t help most women, study shows

Removing both breasts to treat cancer affecting only one side doesn’t boost survival for most women, a large study suggests.

Receiver Wes Welker spent six seasons in New England from 2007 to 2012.


Wes Welker suspended four games, reports say

Former Patriots receiver Wes Welker was suspended by the NFL for violating its performance-enhancing drug policy, according to an ESPN report.

Derek Jeter has no plans to skip the final series of the season — and of his career — at Fenway Park.

Dan Shaughnessy

Will Derek Jeter play his last game at Fenway — or not?

The Yankee captain said “I don’t deal in hypotheticals,” but it would be unlike him to skip the season-ending series.

Steve Grossman and his wife, Barbara Grossman, were in Lynn Aug. 17.

shirley leung

I’m with Grossman, but is anyone else?

Steve Grossman has spent his life thinking about how to create jobs and manage growth.

// New Market Basket stores could take months to open

Arthur T. Demoulas said his goal was to have two or three stores under development open by the end of the year.



// Cool summer doesn’t invalidate climate change

If climate change is real, then how come last winter was so long and our summer so cool? It’s because our perspective is skewed.


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