People waited in line to withdraw 60 euros from an ATM in Athens, Greece, on Monday.

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People waited in line to withdraw 60 euros from an ATM in Athens, Greece, on Monday

Greece, Puerto Rico turbulence unlikely to hurt US economy

American markets, so calm for so long, are getting a jolt this week. But that’s all it is so far.By Steven Syre


Venture firm’s web challenge yields new name: Accomplice

Newly christened firm Accomplice opened its re-branding up to anyone online, getting 16,000 entries in search of the prize: a $25,000 stake in its VC fund.

One of the bedrooms in a Mattapan group home operated by Bay Cove Human Services.

Redesign aims to help developmentally disabled adults

A local nonprofit asked Boston Architectural College to reimagine one of its group homes to better serve its clients.



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Drug and device firms paid $6.5 billion to care providers

The government says drug and medical device companies paid doctors and leading hospitals nearly $6.5 billion last year, from research grants to free lunches and junkets.

Retailers slam Obama’s overtime plan as costing billions

Retailers and manufacturers blasted President Barack Obama’s plan to make more Americans eligible for overtime pay, saying the move would stunt workers’ careers and cost companies billions.

US opening market to Argentina, Brazil beef imports

Argentina and Brazil are greeting news that they will soon be able to export fresh beef into the United States after a longtime ban.

FDA weighs new restrictions on liquid nicotine products

Federal health officials are considering whether to require new warnings and child-resistant packaging on liquid nicotine formulas used with e-cigarettes and other emerging tobacco products.

Workers approve first home-care union in state

The Boston employees of Newton-based Medical Resources Home Health Corp. have voted to organize.

United Airlines investing $30 million in biofuels producer

United Airlines says it is investing $30 million in a biofuels company to reduce its vulnerability to oil-price shocks and limits on carbon emissions from planes.

OxyContin maker bows out of meeting on harder-to-abuse drug

The makers of the potent painkiller OxyContin have pulled out of a federal meeting to review the company’s harder-to-abuse version of the much-debated drug.

Consumer Reports finds some newer cars burn too much oil

Newer cars aren’t supposed to need more oil between oil changes, but Consumer Reports found that some engines — mainly from Audi, BMW and Subaru — require an extra quart as often as once a month.