• Red Sox lose yet again - 07/29/2014 11:13 PM EDT

    One of the nicest aspects about living in New England is our lack of weather extremes. Sure, we have the occasional oppressive summer and never-ending winter, but we can only imagine how people in the Midwest and Southwest deal with the constant threat of devastating tornadoes and withering drought. Full Story
    Thanks for the memories
    WASHINGTON -- The year-end review required of all columnists inevitably brings us to the mailbag and a few clarifications. Full Story

    Chelmsford sweeps Reading

    In Suburban Pony League playoff action Tuesday, Chelmsford swept away Reading, while the Billerica Floggers evened their series with a shutout victory over Lawrence. Full Story
    2nd OUI bust in 2 weeks for Dracut man charged with running down woman in crosswalk

    LOWELL -- A 50-year-old Dracut man who was arrested nine days ago on a drunken-driving charge in Pelham, N. Full Story
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    Escaping email: Inspired vision or hallucination?

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dustin Moskovitz is plotting an escape from email. The 30-year-old entrepreneur has learned a lot about communication since he teamed up with his college roommate Mark Zuckerberg to create Facebook a decade ago, and that knowledge is fueling an audacious attempt to change the way people connect at work, where the Full Story
    Peter Lucas: U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz failed to catch the big fish

    07/29/2014 11:06 AM EDT
    House Speaker Bob DeLeo would be best served to stay off the golf course for a while. 
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    Panagiotakos: Workers' support for Arthur T. captures world's imagination
    07/29/2014 11:32 AM EDT - The spirit of the American people has always been led by a sense of fairness, and so it is, in the latest chapter of the Demoulas/Market Basket saga that we, who are employees or customers, are playing a role. Full Story

    A hard test of the economy: When to start a family
    07/27/2014 06:36 AM EDT - By Todd C. Frankel The Washington Post FENTON, Mo. -- Her husband gets home close to 4 p.m., first day in 20 he has been back on the job as an electrician. Full Story

    Blocking the door to school
    07/27/2014 06:35 AM EDT - By Charles Chieppo Special to The Sun After losing the 1958 governor's race, George Wallace, then considered a moderate on segregation by mid-20th century Alabama standards, said he would never get "out-segged" again. Full Story

    FX's 'Married' and 'Worst' test love's limits
    07/27/2014 06:35 AM EDT - By Hank Stuever The Washington Post The benefit of pushing boundaries is to burst through to some new, unexplored area that feels risky and revealing -- and no subject seems in more desperate need of a fresh take than that of heterosexual Full Story

    The vacant presidency -- on the right side of history
    07/26/2014 06:34 AM EDT - WASHINGTON -- The president's demeanor is worrying a lot of people. From the immigration crisis on the Mexican border to the Islamic State rising in Mesopotamia, Barack Obama seems totally detached. Full Story

    Peter Lucas: Obama's preoccupation with a part-time presidency
    07/25/2014 10:25 AM EDT - If you believe a low-paying part-time job is better than no job, then you have to give President Barack Obama a lot of credit for creating so many of them. Full Story

    Australian airline passengers told to flush drugs

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian airline apologized on Wednesday for a warning a flight attendant gave passengers who might have been flying high that there were drug-sniffer dogs awaiting them at Sydney airport. Full Story
    Prison for fraudster who lied about booking Bieber

    NEW YORK (AP) — A New York man who stole millions of dollars from clients by falsely promising to book performances by world-famous recording artists like Rihanna, Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber has been sentenced to five to 10 years in prison. Full Story