James “Whitey” Bulger, the former fugitive Boston gangster found guilty in August of 11 murders, is set to learn whether he will be sentenced to perhaps one or even two life terms as family members of his victims look on.
The pitch was enticing. At a time when the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index had suffered a decline of 41 percent in the previous three years, Morgan Stanley was offering its clients the possibility of some relief.
Caesars Entertainment Corp. dropped the Gansevoort Hotel name from a project in Las Vegas after regulators raised concerns about the hotel operator, forcing Caesars to pull out of a separate partnership in Massachusetts.
Students who dream of starting a high-tech company may aim for Stanford University, while those who want to be scientists target the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. If running a Major League Baseball team is on your to-do list, it pays to attend Amherst College.
Eddie Turner, a 67-year-old retiree who fought in Vietnam, voiced a measure of relief after watching President Barack Obama’s prime-time address to the nation last night, encouraged that diplomacy might triumph over war.
Harvard University economists Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff acknowledged today that they had made a mistake in a 2010 paper that has been used to justify fiscal consolidation in the U.S. and Europe, while arguing that the error didn’t change the basic findings of their research.