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Maria Camila Vasco shares the story of how she built her company Uvida, Boston’s first zero-waste store, while still an undergrad at UMass Boston. (Produced by Anush Elbakyan/Globe Staff, Reporting by Janelle Nanos/Globe Staff, Edited by Caitlin Healy/Globe Staff, Camera: Shelby Lum/Globe Staff, Lucie McCormick/Special to the Globe)
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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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US jobless claims down 14,000 to 385,000 as economy rebounds

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell last week by 14,000 to 385,000, more evidence that the economy and the job market are rebounding briskly from the coronavirus recession.

Outside CNN headquarters in Atlanta, Dec. 10, 2020.

CNN fires three employees for coming to the office unvaccinated

The cable news channel has mandated that all employees working in its offices or in the field be fully vaccinated. In a memo to staff Thursday, President Jeff Zucker said the network has “a zero-tolerance policy on this” and fired the three after learning this past week that they were coming to the office unvaccinated.

A photo of American Robotics drone system in a field.

Marlborough drone company American Robotics gets head start in autonomous flights

American Robotics, with 20 employees, completed its merger with Ondas Holdings, a publicly traded holding company, on Thursday.

People stand in the lobby for Amazon offices in New York.

Amazon delays return-to-office plan until January on virus surge

The online retailer previously said its office workers in the US and several other countries would resume their jobs mostly on-site beginning the week of Sept. 7.

"The labor movement is the best vehicle out there to make broad social change that creates an America where everyone gets a chance to win once in a while, not just the people on Wall Street but every American out there,'' Mr. Trumka said.

Longtime AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka dies at age 72

Mr. Trumka, who had been AFL-CIO president since 2009, was a potent voice in Democratic politics.

Professor Tommaso Melodia, founding director of Northeastern's Institute for the Wireless Internet of Things, poses for a portrait at the “Colosseum” facility in Burlington in July 2021.

Northeastern wireless project gets federal designation as ‘innovation zone’

The FCC vote immediately vaults Northeastern into a national leadership role in wireless research, as one of only four such zones in the country. Its Colosseum supercomputer is working to improve 5G networks and help develop 6G next.

Passengers line up outside the Spirit Airlines terminal at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021. Spirit Airlines canceled more than half its schedule Tuesday, and American Airlines struggled to recover from weekend storms at its Texas home, stranding thousands of passengers at the height of the summer travel season.

Spirit Airlines cites ‘widespread irregularities’ in canceling half of Wednesday flights amid days-long disruption

Spirit Airlines canceled more than half of its flights Wednesday and apologized to customers for severe disruptions in recent days.

A rendering of Don Chiofaro's proposed tower on the Boston waterfront.

Advocates urge Janey to re-do downtown waterfront plan, and her rivals agree

As the state moves to OK a Walsh-era waterfront zoning plan that would allow a 600-foot tower along Boston Harbor, pressure is growing on Acting Mayor Kim Janey to withdraw it.