Doug Most


Demands are increasing for the United States to seal up its boundary with Canada. But the reality is that the rural New England border will remain an open door to any terrorist determined to sneak across. And the closest major urban area is Boston.

City Life

A Harvard professor falls off a bridge and it’s ruled an accident. But one question lingers.

A day with Little Joe Cook starts at 4 p.m., ends at 4 a.m., and leaves no doubt that he's still the coolest cat in Cambridge

For today's child it's all work and no play (unless, of course, play involves a coach, a team, and a set schedule). Parents are stressed out, and so are their kids. In fact, experts warn, children are on the brink of burning out right before our

For four hours convicted murderer Lewis Dickerson begged the parole board for his freedom. But one thing he said might keep him locked up forever.

Fred O'Regan is on a mission to save whales, protect elephants, stop seal hunts, and even relocate polar bears. Just don't call him an animal rights activist.

You've heard about this — a lot lately — but you never thought it could happen to you. You're walking down the street when you hear a loud crack. Your last thought: The bullet wasn't meant for you. Then the lights go out.

With billions of dollars at stake, Ivy League researchers are getting caught stealing secrets from their own labs. But is it for the money? Or the fame?

What doctor would you call if a loved one were sick? We put that question to physicians around Boston, and these are the names that came back most often as the best doctors in 24 specialties.

Danny Petithory played war his whole life, starting with games of paintball in the Berkshires and ending in the Afghan desert. Here's why one man was willing to die for us.

Sean Galliher had it all: close family, fiancée, Air Force career. Then the cops showed up looking for kiddie porn. Two days later, he hanged himself. It's a story that has rocked his suburban Boston hometown.

Almost forty Massachusetts teachers have lost their licenses in the last eight years, most for sexual misconduct. Fifty more are under investigation. Even more scary — the state has no way of knowing if a teacher molested children someplace else. Why not

Paintball guns. Broken windows. Stolen signs. Graffiti. Anti-Semitic fliers. Now neighbors are even spying on neighbors to crack the case that tore their town apart. Welcome to Newton.


Walter Poirier was an idealistic 22-year-old working as a Peace Corps volunteer in Bolivia. Then he vanished. His parents want to know why they were the only ones who noticed he was gone.