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City looks to restart search to develop long-vacant Roxbury site

The team behind the 1.7-million-square-foot proposal dubbed Tremont Crossing lost $30 million in predevelopment financing about two weeks ago, Director Brian Golden of the Boston Planning & Development Agency says, and the group could not point to another source of funds.

Suits over waterfront zoning can go to trial, judge says

The new zoning would enable developer Don Chiofaro to build a massive waterfront tower along the edge of Boston Harbor.

Johnson & Johnson recalls asbestos-tainted baby powder

Johnson & Johnson is recalling a shipment of baby powder after the Food and Drug Administration discovered evidence of asbestos in one of the bottles, the company said Friday, a move that undercuts its defense in a growing number of claims that its talc-based products were contaminated with the potent carcinogen.

Boeing pilot complained of ‘egregious’ issue with 737 Max in 2016

A Boeing pilot working on the 737 Max said in messages from 2016 that a new automated system was making the plane difficult to control in flight simulators, more than two years before it was grounded after two deadly crashes.

FAA confronts Boeing over undisclosed 737 Max internal safety communication

A pilot at Boeing had expressed concern three years ago over the flight control system that has been implicated in two fatal crashes, but the company waited months to disclose them.

Mass. lawmakers call for US crackdown on ransomware attacks

Senators Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey, along with eight of the state’s representatives, asked Homeland Security for more help with a problem that has affected communities across the state.

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Honey Dew, Dunkin’ toss out Styrofoam cups, but is it enough to save the planet?

This month Honey Dew will make the switch to double-walled paper cups at all of its locations. Dunkin’ is on track to eliminate the foam cup in New England by year’s end.

J&J agrees to $117m settlement over pelvic mesh devices

The pact would resolve allegations Johnson & Johnson deceptively marketed its pelvic mesh products, which support women’s sagging pelvic organs.