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Tom Scholz is still going strong since Boston’s 1976 debut. (Courtesy Kamal Asar)

Boston’s Tom Scholz slides into senior citizenship

When Boston guitarist Tom Scholz was a kid, he imagined he’d have…

 

Thomas Manning, of Halifax, Mass., reacts during an interview in his hospital room at Massachusetts General Hospital on Wednesday in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

New penis recipient looks forward to being a ‘complete’ man

BOSTON -- The recipient of the nation's first penis transplant says he…

 

In this May 13 photo provided by Massachusetts General Hospital, Thomas Manning gives a thumbs up after being asked how he was feeling following the first penis transplant in the United States, in Boston. (Sam Riley/Mass General Hospital via AP)

First US penis transplant could raise hope for maimed soldiers

BOSTON — A 64-year-old cancer patient has received the nation's first penis…

 

In this Dec. 3, 2014 file photo, New York Police Department officer Joshua Jones wears a VieVu body camera on his chest during a news conference in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Police begin wider body camera use after months of testing

BOSTON — After months of testing, many of the nation's big-city police…

In this Dec. 3, 2014 file photo, New York Police Department officer Joshua Jones wears a VieVu body camera on his chest during a news conference in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Rodnell P. Collins carries a painting of his uncle, Malcolm X outside the house where the slain African-American activist spent part of his teen years, Tuesday in the Roxbury section of Boston. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)

Archaeologists digging at Malcolm X’s boyhood home in Boston

BOSTON — Archeologists are digging at a boyhood home of Malcolm X…

Rodnell P. Collins carries a painting of his uncle, Malcolm X outside the house where the slain African-American activist spent part of his teen years, Tuesday in the Roxbury section of Boston. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)

Google helps analyze if rooftop solar panels are good deal

RALEIGH, N.C. — The company that lets you compare air fares and…

Megan Fewtrell, godmother of Bella Bond, right, clutches "Ducky," Bella's favorite stuffed animal that was kept at Fewtrell's home, as she waits for the proceedings to begin in the arraignment of Bella's mother, Rachelle Dee Bond, and Bond's boyfriend, Michael Patrick McCarthy in the death of Bella Bond in Dorchester District Court, on Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, in Boston.   (Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe via AP, Pool)

Mother of Baby Doe held on $1M bond; no bail for boyfriend

BOSTON — The mother of a toddler dubbed Baby Doe and identified…

Megan Fewtrell, godmother of Bella Bond, right, clutches "Ducky," Bella's favorite stuffed animal that was kept at Fewtrell's home, as she waits for the proceedings to begin in the arraignment of Bella's mother, Rachelle Dee Bond, and Bond's boyfriend, Michael Patrick McCarthy in the death of Bella Bond in Dorchester District Court, on Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, in Boston.   (Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe via AP, Pool)
James Stumbo, second from left, and Kevin Norton, right, both of Iowa, stand in court during their arraignment at Boston Municipal Court in Boston, Monday, Aug. 24, 2015 with their lawyers Steven Goldwyn, left, and John O'Neill, Jr., second from right. (Chitose Suzuki/Boston Herald via AP)

2 men held without bail for alleged threats to Pokemon event

BOSTON — Police say two men from Iowa who made online threats…

James Stumbo, second from left, and Kevin Norton, right, both of Iowa, stand in court during their arraignment at Boston Municipal Court in Boston, Monday, Aug. 24, 2015 with their lawyers Steven Goldwyn, left, and John O'Neill, Jr., second from right. (Chitose Suzuki/Boston Herald via AP)

Olympic Committee considers SF-LA bid for 2024 Games

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — U.S. Olympic leaders have started contacting Los Angeles,…

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said Monday he won't sign a host city contract, which is key to the city's bid, without more assurances that taxpayers won't foot the bill. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)

San Francisco is in Olympics mix

Boston’s bid to host the 2024 Olympics was undercut by its own…

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said Monday he won't sign a host city contract, which is key to the city's bid, without more assurances that taxpayers won't foot the bill. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)
In this Feb. 5, 2015, file photo, people hold up placards against the Olympic Games coming to Boston, during the first public forum regarding the city's 2024 Olympic bid, in Boston.  (Charles Krupa/AP)

Boston out and USOC to look elsewhere

Boston's bid to host the 2024 Olympics is over. The city and…

In this Feb. 5, 2015, file photo, people hold up placards against the Olympic Games coming to Boston, during the first public forum regarding the city's 2024 Olympic bid, in Boston.  (Charles Krupa/AP)
Jane Flavell Collins via APIn this courtroom sketch

FBI: Boston knifeman had talked of attacking 'boys in blue'

A knife-wielding man killed by the terror investigators who had him under…

Jane Flavell Collins via APIn this courtroom sketch
AP Photo/The Standard-Times

Blizzard howls its way into Boston but largely spares NYC

A howling blizzard heaped snow on Boston but farther south it mostly…

AP Photo/The Standard-Times
Mayor Ed Lee

Bid team, SF mayor unhappy with 2024 Olympics decision

The leaders of San Francisco's bid to host the 2024 Olympics gathered…

Mayor Ed Lee
Mayor Ed Lee

Bid team, SF mayor unhappy with 2024 Olympics decision

The leaders of San Francisco's bid to host the 2024 Olympics gathered…

Mayor Ed Lee
Eric Risberg/AP File PhotoLeaders from Boston

Bid decision gives USOC chance to pick long-term partner

DENVER -- When the leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee meet Thursday,…

Eric Risberg/AP File PhotoLeaders from Boston
Courtesy photoOpen-water swimmer Jamie Patrick is preparing to try and swim 75 uninterrupted miles across Lake Michigan later this summer.

Boston Marathon organizers confident of safe race

The arrest of a man with a rice cooker in his backpack…

Courtesy photoOpen-water swimmer Jamie Patrick is preparing to try and swim 75 uninterrupted miles across Lake Michigan later this summer.
AP Photo/Center for American Archaeology

Where did dogs first appear? DNA points to Europe

For years, scientists have been dogged by this evolution question: Just where…

AP Photo/Center for American Archaeology
AP Photo/Jane Flavell CollinsIn this courtroom sketch

Whitey Bulger gets life for racketeering, killings

Former Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger was sentenced Thursday to life…

AP Photo/Jane Flavell CollinsIn this courtroom sketch
Kenneth Gibson

Man found with 7 pounds of marijuana at SFO claims it was personal use

This Jet Blue passenger's head was in the clouds, according to prosecutors.…

Kenneth Gibson