Given the opprobrium that greeted the news this week of Pfizer and Allergan’s $160 billion merger, you could be forgiven for thinking that Ire(...)

Weekend in... Boston
  • Travel
  • October 24, 2015, 01:00

Thanks to the area’s 50-plus colleges, Boston has a reputation for hitting the books first, goofing off second. To be sure, venerable institutions (...)

Reporters outside the Graham Putnam & Mahoney Funeral Parlor in Worcester where the body of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, one of the two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings, was being held while a burial place was sought. Photograph: Evan McGlinn/New York Times.

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s body has been buried, according to police in Worcester, Massachusetts, who did not disclos(...)

Members of a police Swat team search through a neighborhood in Watertown as they search for 19-year-old bombing suspect Dzhokhar A Tsarnaev. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Black Hawk helicopters and heavily armed police descended on a Boston suburb today in a massive search for an ethnic Chechen suspected in the B(...)