segunda-feira, 15 de agosto de 2016

THE BOSTON GLOBE-5 cataract surgeries, 5 people blinded: What went wrong?

5 cataract surgeries, 5 people blinded: What went wrong?

Marilyn Rondeau, 68, was one of five patients blinded in repeated surgical errors at a West Springfield cataract surgery center.
After the procedures at a West Springfield clinic, the patients couldn’t see out of the eye that was operated on. 

// Paul’s wants name of girl in sex assault made public

The motion was filed last week in federal court in New Hampshire after the girl’s parents sued the school.

// in place off R.I. for first offshore US wind farm

The 30-megawatt project near Block Island’s shores will provide enough energy to power about 17,000 homes.

// real winners in the state’s new energy bill: utilities

Lawmakers ended up deciding not to get in the way of a big gas pipeline project supported by both major utilities.

// person shot in Milwaukee protests

Officers had to use an armored vehicle to retrieve the victim as unrest continued after Saturday’s police-involved shooting.
Then-health and human services secretary John Polanowicz in 2014.

Suit claims ex-state official had rules rewritten to help Steward

The lawsuit says John Polanowicz gave executives a draft of a policy that would give Steward an avenue to open a heart center.

// Vt., Bernie Sanders backers still deal with agony of defeat

Many Sanders supporters in his very liberal home state are considering their options — and aren’t fully on board with Hillary Clinton. 

// Trump speech will focus on ‘foreign policy realism’

The Republican candidate is expected to say Monday that he’d also reject the nation-building strategy.

// gather in Princeton for jog in memory of slain woman

Vanessa Marcotte was killed Aug. 7 while she was jogging in the town of Princeton in central Mass. 

// say pink gun was used in Dorchester assault

Boston police say the gun was discovered later in a search of the two suspects’ shared apartment.

Blaze in Mattapan injures two firefighters

The two-alarm fire on Alabama Street caused an estimated $150,000 in damage.

// of shots fired at JFK Airport appear unfounded

Port Authority police say they have not found any firearms, rounds of ammunition, shell casings, or other evidence of gunfire.
Jody Adams, Eric Papachristos (standing), and Sean Griffing run Porto in a Back Bay residential tower.

The latest amenity: a restaurant-in-residence

Developers seeking to upend conventional wisdom are pitching upscale restaurants at your doorstep as amenities for tenants. 

// loan refinancing on rise, but many left out

Only would-be borrowers with high-paying jobs, stellar credit history, and the ability to tap parents as cosigners usually clear the bar.

// families of murderers, an effort to alleviate the shame

If your relative committed a violent crime and you’re ashamed, the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute wants to help.

Full Olympics coverage

Jamaica's Usain Bolt celebrated as he crosses the line to win gold in the men's 100-meter final.

There’s no thrill ride like the 100 meters

Usain Bolt proved again that he’s the biggest star at the Olympics’ marquee event. 

// Ledecky putting her education above earning potential

The planet’s best female swimmer is off to Stanford, saying her pro career can wait. 
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 12: Ryan Lochte of the United States attends a press conference in the Main Press Center on Day 7 of the Rio Olympics on August 12, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Matt Hazlett/Getty Images)

Ryan Lochte, three other US swimmers were robbed at gunpoint

US Olympic officials said the swimmers were robbed by people posing as armed police. 

// Revere Beach, mood lightens as sky darkens

In the sand and on the boardwalk, the world seems to take pause. 

// usual, Tom Brady stays focused on football

Brady has shrugged off distractions as he readies for another hot week of training camp.

// overpowering concern for Red Sox

Nobody demolishes overmatched opponents like these Sox. It is the “contested” games that give them trouble.

// Dan Rea helped save Norman the cat

The stray kitten was days away from being euthanized in a Florida shelter before the WBZ-AM talk show host came to the rescue.

// the ‘Animal House’ frat be reinstated?

The Alpha Delta fraternity was kicked off campus in April 2015 after members branded pledges with the house’s letters.

Opinion & Ideas


// to patients: Medicare’s three-day rule

A new federal law that will require Medicare beneficiaries to be told about the potentially high price of spending time in the hospital as an outpatient doesn’t go far enough. 

Globe investigations


// unexpected price of reporting abuse: retaliation

The Globe found 15 instances of retaliation at New England private schools against students or employees who raised concerns about sexual abuse by staffers.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Globe coverage and the movie ‘Spotlight’

“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

The Big Picture


Farmer Olympics in Vermont

With the world’s attention focused on the Olympic Games in Brazil, a decidedly different type of competition was held in a small corner of New England. 

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