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Red Sox owner John Henry in deal to purchase The Boston Globe

The impending $70 million cash purchase will put the 141-year-old newspaper, its websites, and affiliated companies in John Henry’s hands.

William Camuti faced charges in the death of Stephen “Stippo” Rakes.

Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe

Bulger foe was poisoned; attempted murder charges filed

Stephen “Stippo” Rakes was allegedly poisoned by a business associate who owed him money and who laced his iced coffee with potassium cyanide, authorities said Friday.

Matthew Ritchie named to do newest Dewey Square mural

The Institute of Contemporary Art has commissioned the British-born artist, known for adapting scientific principles to inspire his work, to take over the massive canvas at Dewey Square.

Washington gridlock has distant victims

The inability of Congress to end the sequester is affecting US-funded operations to remove unexploded bombs and land mines around the world.