Use Ferguson as blueprint for North Charleston
The Justice Department should investigate the South Carolina town’s police force.
US owes allies a clear path forward on Pacific trade talks
Congress should grant fast-track authority to President Obama to negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Kitty, Daisy & Lewis have charm to spare at the Sinclair
From England, Kitty, Daisy & Lewis keep it in the family for a delightful, if not especially moving, performance at the Sinclair.
End-of-life care needs an overhaul
Could advance directives recorded on video change the abhorrent state of care we find ourselves in with the current system?
Randolph man charged with ‘upskirting’ at store
Police said they observed Terrell Anthony Skerrette, 28, follow a 45-year-old woman and take several photos
Funeral set for servicewoman killed in car crash
Heidi Jo Friedman will be buried Tuesday with full military honors, according to an obituary.
Police search for suspect in back-to-back robberies
The same man is suspected in robberies at a CVS and at a Family Dollar store that occurred Sunday morning.
Man, 57, struck, killed by freight train
The 57-year-old man was tresspassing on the main freight line near the station when he was struck.
Person killed after Amtrak train hits car on tracks
None of the train’s 207 passengers was injured, Amtrak officials said.
Marathon medical team ready to react if weather causes problems
The elite runners should stay dry. The rest will be dealing with rain and an easterly wind Monday.
Water bottles are peformance art for the marathon
Elites make sure their bottles are distinctive so that they can grab them while on the run.
Charges of officer’s abuse roil Maine city and its police
Emboldened by Matt Lauzon’s courage, several other men have emerged to allege that a Biddeford police officer had molested and raped them.
Dreams and doubts collided in plans for global ‘Expo’
The public argument over Expo 76 can be seen as the present written in the past, a nearly 50-year-old first draft of the debate over the 2024 Olympics.
Offering ex-convicts a hand up after prison
Research shows the first 72 hours after release offer a window when an ex-convict can sometimes be set on the path toward rejoining society.
Behind the scenes, many careers rely on film tax credit
Locals say the tax incentive has enabled them to build infrastructure and hire top talent, making them competitive with firms elsewhere.
Zwift Island: A hot destination spot that doesn’t actually exist
Cyclists can connect their stationary bicycles to a computer game and see themselves as an avatar pedaling around a virtual 3-D world with other players.
Defense team faces task of trying to humanize Tsarnaev
Janet Vogelsang delves into the troubled lives of heinous criminals to try to convince jurors not to impose the death penalty.
23 ways to keep kids busy all school vacation week
From farming festivals to science workshops, Greater Boston offers plenty of fun for the whole family.
Following IT startups, biotechs going ‘virtual’
Young biotechs are outsourcing everything from the design of a new drug to supervision of clinical trials to eventual manufacturing.
Is Cuba the future of farming?
The small country’s success in sustainable agriculture now has the rapt attention of US interests.