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Chang speaks about creating two nonprofits during the pandemic to help feed frontline workers and to deliver groceries to restaurant workers in need. (Produced by Anush Elbakyan/Globe Staff, Edited by Anush Elbakyan/Globe Staff, Camera: Caitlin Healy/Globe Staff, Shelby Lum/Globe Staff)

"We are still feeding people, but it’s changed to feeding people who need to eat instead of people who want to eat."

Murals across Lynn have changed the look of downtown
Beyond Walls has put up dozens of murals throughout downtown Lynn in an effort to reimagine the city's image. (Shelby Lum/Globe Staff)

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Amazon hires outside firm to investigate internal discrimination

Amazon.com Inc. is investigating reports of toxic employee behavior in its cloud-computing unit, a move that follows an internal petition from employees claiming systemic harassment, bullying and bias against women and underrepresented groups.

A rendering of the proposed Luxury apartment tower in Everett.

Luxury apartment tower in Everett clears city permitting

V10′s project, dubbed Sky Everett, makes it a pioneer in that part of the city. Whether other developers will follow remains to be seen.

An office building in New York on June 17, 2020

Delays, more masks and mandatory shots: Virus surge disrupts office-return plans

Individual companies are now being forced to make tough decisions that they had hoped could be avoided, such as whether to reverse reopening plans or institute vaccine mandates for employees. All the while, they continue to grapple with the unpredictable nature of the pandemic.

Henry Magendantz, a participant in the Aduhelm clinical trial, finished receiving an infusion of the drug at Butler Hospital in Providence, R.I., in late May.

State’s second-largest health insurer says it won’t cover new Alzheimer’s drug

The company formed by the merger of Tufts Health Plan and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care is the first insurer in Massachusetts to balk at covering Aduhelm.

A crowded beach in Cancun, Mexico, on April 3, 2021.

COVID explodes in Cancun, Los Cabos as new wave hits Mexico

A third coronavirus wave fueled by the highly contagious delta variant is battering two of Mexico’s most popular tourist destinations on opposite coasts, Los Cabos in the Pacific and Cancun on the Caribbean.

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Courtney Blagrove, founder of Whipped Urban Dessert Lab, is seen at her store in Manhattan.

A Black entrepreneur wanted to find success in the Seaport. Instead she had to go to New York. Her business is taking off

This was a case of lost opportunity. We have so few high-profile Black-owned businesses in Boston that when one gets away, it hurts.

A Truly Hard Seltzer from Boston Beer with other brands.

Too much hard seltzer? Boston Beer tumbles on flat sales of fizzy drinks

Expecting a “summer peak,” chief executive Dave Burwick said, Boston Beer had increased the production of Truly. But sales didn’t follow, and now the stuff is piling up.

A new study by Northeastern University researchers found crime rates rise after Airbnb listings proliferate in a neighborhood.

Study links growth of Airbnb listings in Boston to 911 calls

The Northeastern researchers said they undertook the study because while the question of Airbnb’s link to crime had been posed in writings, no one had “done their due diligence” to test the data.