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Boston Globe's Best Children's Books

Zoe Triska | Posted 08.14.2011 | Books

The 2011 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award winners have just been announced! The Boston Globe-Horn Book Wards are one of the more prestigious honors in ...

What to Make of Buster Posey's Injury

Danny Groner | Posted 07.29.2011 | Sports
Danny Groner

Posey was knocked out by a home-plate collision this week that resulted in a broken leg that will likely sideline him for the remainder of the season. Here's a roundup of what baseball bloggers and columnists have to say.

What Does Donald Trump Have Left?

Danny Groner | Posted 07.08.2011 | Politics
Danny Groner

After all is said and done, what kind of damage will Trump's "terrible, horrible, no good, very bad week" have on his future?

Ex-Boston Globe Publisher Dead

AP | RUSSELL CONTRERAS | Posted 07.03.2011 | Media

BOSTON — Former Boston Globe publisher Bill Taylor II, who was the fourth in his family to serve as the newspaper's publisher and then negotiate...

Boston Globe Gets A Buyer

The Boston Globe | Posted 06.29.2011 | Media

A Wellesley businessman is preparing to offer more than $200 million to buy The Boston Globe from its longtime owner, The New York Times Co., accordin...

Interview: Critic Robert Campbell

J. Michael Welton | Posted 06.21.2011 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic Robert Campbell is both fearless and sensitive enough to write and publish poetry.

In Defense of Napping Air Traffic Controllers

Danny Groner | Posted 06.21.2011 | Travel
Danny Groner

The Department of Transportation, led by Ray LaHood, announced new rules this week that will force controllers to have more time off between shifts and to be accompanied by a partner.

Are Anti-Nuke Liberals Science Deniers?

David Ropeik | Posted 06.05.2011 | Green
David Ropeik

True liberals, non-wobbly liberals, are supposed to oppose nuclear power. Period. True conservatives, for some reason, are supposed to deny climate change. Period.

Thinking About Charlie Sheen: 4 Thoughtful Editorials

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

Since Sheen's epic radio rant and subsequent meltdown, some editorial writers have considered the larger issues at play with the story. Here, a look at some of the best takes.

Miami Heat Coverage: A Crying Shame

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Danny Groner

After every Heat loss, the media tries to speculate about what's going wrong with the team that was supposed to be a can't-miss champion: Is it the co...

Watson's Jeopardy! Win: What Did We Discover?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Danny Groner

Scientists and technicians clearly proved something this week about ingenuity, progress, and communication. What's the big takeaway from this three-day experiment?

My Road Not Taken -- in Space

Terry Marotta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Terry Marotta

In the Spring of '86 I became one of the final 40 contestants in the initiative to send a journalist up in space.

The BP Oil Spill's Longterm Impact Is Showing

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Danny Groner

The effects of last year's oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico are still coming to surface. A new report this weekend shows that tourism in Louisiana rema...

Divisional Round Losses: Four Cities' Newspapers React

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

This weekend of the NFL playoffs saw both conference favorites -- Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots -- get knocked off, following a Wild Card week that had its own share of surprises.

Questioning Google's Deal With ITA -- as a Former Regulator

Pamela Jones Harbour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pamela Jones Harbour

Google's proposed acquisition of ITA and potential dominance in the online travel market raises substantial questions I would ask as a former antitrust regulator.

5 Steps to Getting Quoted in the Media

Dorie Clark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dorie Clark

Why do the same people get quoted by reporters all the time? Laziness, for starters. The good news? Once you break into their speed-dial, the "herd mentality" will take over.

WATCH: Homeless Vet Spurs Community To Do Good After Returning Lost Wallet

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

When homeless veteran Brian Christopher stumbled upon a lost wallet full of cash, he took it to the police station so the money could be returned to i...

What Can Obama Learn From Bill Clinton?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Danny Groner

Bill Clinton's brief appearance last week excited both members of the media and Washington, but the question now is whether Clinton's presence can help Obama turn things around.

Ignoring Signs of Domestic Homicide

Randy Susan Meyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Randy Susan Meyers

If you see someone in danger, put out a hand. At worst, they won't accept it. At best, you'll save a life.

Who Was the Real John Lennon?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Groner

This week marks the 30th anniversary of John Lennon's assassination. Discussion has predictably turned to the legacy that the musician left behind, and how we remember him today. Here's a sampling of different takes on Lennon.

10 Keys To A Great Company Culture: Free Beer, Unlimited Vacation & More

Brian Halligan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brian Halligan

I've received a number of questions and comments lately regarding the unique company culture at HubSpot, mainly because of our recent recognition by t...

Boston Globe To Launch New, Paid Site

AP | BOB SALSBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

BOSTON — The Boston Globe will create a new, paid subscription Web site next year and limit the content on its free site, Boston.com. The newsp...

From Heresy to Dogma: How Uncommon Bedfellows Changed the Environmental Movement

Gwen Ruta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gwen Ruta

These days, the need for private sector leadership is greater than ever. And the good news is that even in the midst of a global recession, Corporate America hasn't shied away from investing in environmental initiatives.

Why Book Review Equality Matters

Randy Susan Meyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Randy Susan Meyers

If women's books aren't reviewed, when women's books are declared "less literary, and when women's books on family are declared women's fiction, while men's domestic books are declared brave and eye-opening, it adds many pounds to the micro-inequality pile.

The Only College Course You'll Ever Need

boston.com | Posted by Delia Cabe | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Welcome to College in One Semester: Squeeze in four years of college into 15 weeks! Sound impossible? Think "CliffNotes": get the plot points and skip...