Tenants, buyers of foreclosed units tangle over rents

A growing group of Boston-area tenants are fighting rent increases from real estate investors who are looking to make a profit.

Mashpee tribe, Mass. agree on new terms for casino

The Mashpee Wampanoag would pay the state 17 percent of gambling revenue from a Taunton tribal casino under a new deal with Governor Patrick.

Employees of the Chestnut Hill Shake Shack were busy preparing for Wednesday’s grand opening.

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Shake Shack’s local fans await a burger bash

Fans expect the line to be out the door when the chain’s first Boston-area outpost opens Wednesday in Chestnut Hill.

The Dominican Republic’s Carlos Santana (left) and Fernando Rodney celebrated after beating Puerto Rico in the championship game of the World Baseball Classic.

Christopher L. Gasper

WBC is a home run for everyone but the US

The World Baseball Classic has been the equivalent of background noise on the American sports scene this month.

Derek Thach, 9, of Dorchester’s Pack 11, at the Mather School.


Boy Scouts a surprise success in Boston

After a campaign by the local division of the Boy Scouts, there are more than 700 boys in roughly 25 Cub Scout packs in Dorchester, Mattapan, and Roxbury.

The scene at Iraq’s crossed swords monument has changed since US soldiers were photographed at the site in 2008. Iraqi officials had started tearing down the archway in 2007 but quickly halted those plans and began restoring the monument tw o years ago.


On balance, the Iraq war was worth it

The invasion 10 years ago ended the reign of a genocidal tyrant, struck a shaft of fear into other dictators, and led to democratic self-government in Iraq.

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The FBI and the Gardner Museum received a flood of tips, as new details emerged about the turning point in the investigation of the heist 23 years ago.

Aaron Swartz committed suicide in January while facing felony charges.

Air files on Internet activist’s case, father asks

The father of Aaron Swartz said MIT should make public all internal documents related to the federal case against his son.

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What began as an observation of the anniversary of Evacuation Day in 1901 morphed along the way into a celebration of Boston’s Irish traditions.