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Healey seeks loan forgiveness for students of fraudulent for-profit school

The defunct “American Career Institute” tricked students into signing up for mostly worthless classes.

MIT tech leader tapped for new military R&D lab

The former technology chief at the Lincoln Laboratory will be the chief science officer of DIUx, a new Pentagon effort to more quickly tap into high-tech innovations.

Tokai pharmaceuticals ends prostate cancer drug trial

The Boston biotech will end the clinical trial after a committee concluded it “will likely not succeed” in improving survival for patients.

To end persistent poverty, a guaranteed job or free money?

Each approach to addressing inequality has pros and cons.

Mass. home sales hit new price record in June

The median price for a single-family home that sold was $372,000, breaking an 11-year-old mark.

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Owning a vast broadband data network is not enough. Verizon needs, above all, to capture some of the advertising over its networks.

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Governor Baker changed his earlier support of the plan, saying he hadn’t read it first.

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