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Maria Camila Vasco shares the story of how she built her company Uvida, Boston’s first zero-waste store, while still an undergrad at UMass Boston. (Produced by Anush Elbakyan/Globe Staff, Reporting by Janelle Nanos/Globe Staff, Edited by Caitlin Healy/Globe Staff, Camera: Shelby Lum/Globe Staff, Lucie McCormick/Special to the Globe)
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Murals across Lynn have changed the look of downtown
Beyond Walls has put up dozens of murals throughout downtown Lynn in an effort to reimagine the city's image. (Shelby Lum/Globe Staff)

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Sign outside the Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice building in Washington on May 4, 2021.

Justice Department says Russians hacked federal prosecutors

The Russian hackers behind the massive SolarWinds cyberespionage campaign broke into the email accounts some of the most prominent federal prosecutors’ offices around the country last year, the Justice Department said Friday.

In this Sept. 28. 2020, file photo, a California Highway Patrol officer watched flames visible from the Zogg Fire near Igo, Calif. Pacific Gas & Electric will face criminal charges because its equipment sparked the wildfire that killed four people and destroyed hundreds of homes, a Northern California prosecutor announced Thursday.

PG&E could face criminal charges over deadly California fire

It would be the latest action against the nation’s largest utility, which was forced into bankruptcy over devastating wildfires ignited by its long-neglected electrical grid.

A man in a business suit holding up a bottle of the Hylux sports drink.

Northeastern alum among youngest entrepreneurs to launch product on Walmart.com

Lamar Letts was a high school track star until a rare heart condition abruptly ended his athletic career. When he was eventually able to return to a fitness regimen after a year of bedrest, Letts knew monitoring his nutrition would be crucially important. But he discovered that all of the popular sports drinks on the market fell short of meeting his needs.

Workers at the office of cybersecurity firm Rapid7, near North Station, shortly after it opened in 2019. The company said it is still aiming to bring its 800 local employees back to the office, at least three days per week, in October.

Back to the office after Labor Day? Not so fast

Executives across Boston are debating COVID restrictions, vaccine mandates, and in some cases, delayed returns to the office.

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Dr. Stephanie Graff is the new director of breast oncology at the Lifespan Cancer Institute.

Could Rhode Island become the next cancer research hub?

With plans to apply for a NCI designation, a partnership between Brown University and local hospitals could attract funding and patients to the greater Providence area.

J&J cleared of responsibility in woman’s talc-cancer case

A Illinois jury found that Johnson & Johnson isn't responsible for the cancer that killed a woman whose family blamed the illness on the company's talc-based powders.

In this March 14, 2020 file photo, Royal Caribbean International cruise ship docked at PortMiami in Miami.

Six people test positive for COVID-19 after Caribbean cruise

Six passengers who sailed on a Royal Caribbean ship tested positive for COVID-19 near the end of their cruise and were immediately quarantined, the company said Friday.

US regulators step up scrutiny of IPO hopefuls from China

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the move Friday after Beijing said it would step up its supervision of Chinese companies listed overseas, including reviews of their cybersecurity.