Byline: By WILLIAM J. KOLE

BOSTON — It was the death heard ‘round the running world.In July 1984, acclaimed author and running guru Jim Fixx died of a heart attack while...

Art museums drawn into Super Bowl rivalry

2/1/19

BOSTON — Careful about picking sides in the Super Bowl — one of these world-class art museums may tell you where to Van Gogh.As Sunday’s showdown...

BOSTON — Slow as molasses? This treacle didn’t trickle. It was a sticky, deadly tsunami that flattened an entire Boston neighborhood within seconds...

Phelps honored for mental health advocacy

1/8/19

BOSTON — Michael Phelps is picking up more hardware — this time for what he’s been doing outside the pool.The Boston-based Ruderman Family...

BOSTON — A new simulator is letting scientists use a joystick to swim a virtual whale across a video screen. But this is no game — it’s a serious...

PLYMOUTH — The seaside town where the Pilgrims came ashore in 1620 is gearing up for a 400th birthday bash, and everyone’s invited — especially the...

Stranded in Europe, BSO improvises

9/18/18

BOSTON — The Boston Symphony Orchestra might want to consider naming its next album “Songs in the Key of A” — as in airport, abandoned and...

BOSTON — It’s an expansive and quintessentially Kennedy photo album.Here’s a young, shirtless JFK, baring six-pack abs and smirking poolside while...

CAMBRIDGE — Centuries before Julius Caesar sipped from a chalice and Alexander the Great raised a goblet to toast his troops, the ancients drank...

BOSTON — A new Ernest Hemingway exhibition puts a fresh spin on the author’s colorful life and legacy by displaying his own books and belongings...

BOSTON — The bankrupt 171-year-old candy maker known for its chalky Necco Wafers and those little inscribed hearts that are everywhere on Valentine...

Marathoner with dwarfism defies doubters

4/5/18

SALEM — Most marathoners take 35,000 steps to reach the finish line. John Young needs 80,000.The high school math teacher from Canada is part of a...

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