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Decades after Europe, turning blades send first commercial offshore wind power onto US grid

Danish wind energy developer Ørsted and the utility Eversource announced Wednesday the first electricity from what will be a 12-turbine wind farm called South Fork Wind 35 miles east of Montauk Point, N.Y.

As EV sales growth slows, Mass. car dealers ask Biden to ‘tap the brakes’ on electric transition

The owners of 111 Massachusetts auto dealerships have urged the administration to back off on tougher emissions standards that would effectively compel carmakers to use electric drivetrains in two-thirds of all new cars in the next decade.

Gender wage gap in Boston shrinks, while racial gap grows

The gender wage gap in Greater Boston narrowed by 9 cents in the past two years, even as the pay divide between white workers and people of color increased by 3 cents.

Boston’s answer to ChatGPT? MIT spinoff Liquid AI has a radical new approach.

Amid rising competition in artificial intelligence, a startup formed by MIT researchers has launched with new money and a model inspired by the brain of a roundworm.


Home of the Week: Two-story living area is main event in Boston riding club condo

The Fenway unit comes with a galley-style-kitchen, 1.5 baths, a loft-style bedroom, and a historic pedigree.


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Healey administration would boost life sciences, robotics and climate tech in the new year

The administration’s plan underscores the importance of investing in housing, transportation, and telecommmunications while launching new programs to attract and retain talent within the state.

Family sues Panera, saying its caffeinated lemonade led to Florida man’s cardiac arrest

David Brown had high blood pressure and didn’t drink energy drinks, but the lawsuit said he believed the Panera Charged Lemonade was safe since it was not advertised as an energy drink.

Europe was set to lead the world on AI regulation. But can leaders reach a deal?

Europe’s yearslong efforts to draw up AI guardrails have been bogged down by the recent emergence of generative AI systems like OpenAI’s ChatGPT.

Actors vote to approve deal that ended strike, bringing relief to union leaders and Hollywood

Control over the use of artificial intelligence was the most hard-fought issue in the long, methodical negotiations, and became the main driver of dissent during the voting.


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Supreme Court signals it will uphold a tax on foreign income

Conservative and liberal justices voiced concerns that ruling for a Washington state couple challenging a provision of the 2017 tax bill would threaten other provisions of the tax code.

Supreme Court case could spark rush of reverse discrimination claims

A case before the Supreme Court is being closely watched by civil rights groups who argue that valid workplace discrimination claims are often dismissed in court because of a requirement that plaintiffs prove they were harmed by the actions of their employers.

US job openings dropped in October

There were 8.7 million job openings in October, down significantly from 9.3 million in September, according to the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey.

Davis Cos. completes $72.5 million acquisition of nearly 100-acre Exxon tank farm in Everett

Coinciding with the Davis deal, the Conservation Law Foundation reached a settlement with Exxon over pollution and climate resiliency issues at the site, restricting the property from being used for bulk fossil fuel storage in the future.

JetBlue-Spirit deal judge weighs impact on low-fare passengers

JetBlue has argued it needs the merger to compete with the four major airlines that control 80 percent of US ticket revenue.