Top Vatican prosecutor failed to report abuser

The man Pope Francis recently chose to prosecute priests accused of sexual abuse had himself failed to stop a notorious abusive priest, documents show.

The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum hosted the opening ceremonies for the tightly budgeted Summer Games in 1984.

Boston bidders hope time is right for frugal Games

The Boston 2024 group is planning a low-cost Olympics that builds as few structures as possible and uses temporary venues.

Lawrence food pantries running out of supplies

In a city where one in eight people is unemployed and actively looking for work, local pantries are scrambling to keep pace with requests.

Nude man falls through ceiling at Logan, assaults bystander

A 26-year-old naked man fell through the ceiling into a ladies’ bathroom before running out and biting an elderly man, police said.

Towns working to ease electric bills

With Mass. bracing for sharp increases in electric bills, several communities are joining a regional effort to help bring relief.

Mark Pappas lives in public housing in a neighborhood   simply known as Area Four, which has become a locus for biotech companies such as Novartis.

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‘Area Four’ residents live in the shadow of the future

Growing prosperity in Kendall Square is doing little to lift up the low-income residents around it.

Pats owner Robert Kraft sported sequined Nikes with his customary pinstripes.

Something new afoot in Pats owner’s box

So when did 73-year-old Robert Kraft, billionaire owner of the New England Patriots, become a sneaker fashion maven?

Crimson quarterback Conner Hempel (14) is at the center of the onfield celebration after Harvard defeated Yale, 31-24. Barry Chin/Globe Staff

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The Game will never be just a game

In their 131st meeting, Harvard beat Yale, 31-24, giving the Crimson their 17th perfect season.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/04/29/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/turkey33.jpg In pursuit of wild turkeys

Turkeys may stroll through suburban neighborhoods this time of year, but it’s no easy task to take one from the woods in time for Thanksgiving.

Holiday Style

Life is short. Winter is long. Eat dessert first.

With so many worthy and strictly seasonal temptations everywhere, diets are put on hiatus.