Katherine Clark sworn in in time to vote on budget deal
Katherine Clark, surrounded by her new colleagues in the Massachusetts congressional delegation, was sworn into the House Thursday by Speaker John A. Boehner, replacing Senator Edward J. Markey.
Vignettes from across city as voters go to polls
Voters brought a range of concerns to the polls today -- the public schools, crime, housing, but also gut feelings about particular candidates. Here are some of their voices from around Boston.
Should Boston ban smoking in parks?
The City Council passed the ban last month, sparking another debate about secondhand smoke versus smokers' rights....
Oscar Epstein, 90 and still working for MassDOT, pauses -- just briefly -- for a birthday at work
MassDOT's Oscar Epstein, a shy but dedicated highway engineer who started working for the state in 1949, accedes to a 90th birthday party at work.
Brookline psychiatric hospital resumes taking patients
A Brookline psychiatric hospital is again accepting patients, but on a limited basis, after the state gave preliminary approval to its plan ...
Mitt Romney's face: a Rorschach test
In the midst of the 2012 presidential election, people in the swing state of Ohio were bombarded with images of Mitt Romney's face, but what they actually saw may have depended on their political leanings, a new study has found.
Is O'Malley Pope Francis's 'new BFF'?
Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley is not quite a household name. But this year continues to be one of remarkable ascent for the unassuming Capuchin friar who just celebrated a decade as archbishop of Boston.
Gaming Commission staff finds MGM Resorts 'suitable' to build Springfield casino and resort
MGM Resorts International was given the seal of approval today by staff investigators for the Massachusetts gambling commission, marking a step forward for the single applicant for the sole Western Massachusetts casino license.
As fighting season heats up, US commander says newly trained Afghan forces passing test -- so far
The annual summer fighting season is now well underway in Afghanistan, with nearly daily suicide bombings, assassinations, and other high-profile attacks by the Taliban and other militant groups. But one thing appears decidedly different this time around to Lieutenant General Mark A. Milley, a native of Winchester who is now on his third tour and commands the International Security Assistance Force Joint Command: the Afghans are fighting back, mostly on their own.
Instacart introduces neighbor-to-neighbor grocery delivery to Boston
With holiday parties and family meals looming, it's easy to see the appeal of Instacart: you can order groceries online and have them delivered to your doorstep in an hour or two, for a delivery charge of as little as $3.99. ...
Boston's most notorious gangster is now on trial after nearly two decades on the run
Terrorism struck at one of Boston's most cherished and hallowed events
Licenses for three gambling resorts and one slots parlor are up for grabs
Tom Menino (left) is stepping down after spending 20 years running City Hall
Democrat Ed Markey (left) defeated the GOP's Gabriel Gomez in the general election
The long saga of the shadowy man took another turn when he was convicted of killing his landlord in 1985
The former state lab chemist's case has set off a long list of court challenges
Associates of the mayor face corruption charges, but he says hes running again
We recognize 150 valuable contributions UMass has made to education, innovation, health care, and more
We canvas the year's news and look at the serious, silly, and sublime from 2012
See the top-scoring schools and district rankings
We recap the spirited 2012 race for one of Massachusetts's seats in the US Senate
One year later, the Globe follows up on its fish mislabeling project
The Braintree native and former college professor pleaded guilty to killing three colleagues in 2010
Former House Speaker was sentenced to 8 years in prison after going on trial for federal public corruption charges
Family, friends ripped the government for its prosecution of the Internet activist
A Framingham-based company has been linked to the outbreak, which has sickened dozens
The president was sworn in for a new four-year term on Jan. 20 in Washington, D.C.
Lyme disease is on the rise, and so is controversy over how sick it makes patients
See videos, photos, stories, and much more from this year's race
Try one of these dishes to impress Mom on her big day
Recap the winners, and see results of inaugural Red Carpet Rumble
We look back at the big winners, the dresses, the parties, and much, much more
An interactive guide to the Museum of Fine Arts' new Art of the Americas Wing.
We took up the task of naming the 25 best local music acts. Take a look, leave a comment, and create your own list.
From basketball player to brain surgeon, ballet dancers to bar owner, this year's nominees stand out for all the right reasons. Take a look at the city's Most Stylish for 2010.
Globe movie critics Ty Burr and Wesley Morris examine memorable movies of 2010.
Best of the new
2010 brought world-class fine dining in Fort Point and a boost for the home-grown food-truck scene.
We salute these health care professionals
The Boston chain's problems started with workers seeking back wages.
We review the topics that dominated the landscape, and let you have your say.
Boston has long been plagued by the perception it is unwelcoming to minority groups.
A guide to health, wealth, and happiness in later years.
The Globe 100 ranked the best-performing publicly traded companies in Massachusetts.
This year's list of the best Mass. employers takes stock of small, midsize, and large businesses.