Boston Marathon bombing trial

Few favor death for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, poll finds

Less than 20 percent of Mass. residents believe the convicted Marathon bomber should be put to death, according to a Globe poll.

// As Tsarnaev’s defense begins, image matters

Both sides in the trial have used imagery and symbolism to bolster their cases before jurors.

The interior of the US Penitentiary Administrative Maximum Facility is stark, quiet, and very clean.

Colorado prison is ‘Alcatraz of the Rockies’

The Supermax prison houses the worst of the worst. And Dzhokhar Tsarnaev may soon call it home.

Prosecutors still investigating alleged $1b TelexFree fraud

A year after the raid, federal prosecutors are still gathering massive batches of e-mails and other evidence.

A car crashed into a telephone pole early Monday after catching the attention of police in Brockton.

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Two killed in early morning Avon crash

Three passengers were taken to the hospital, two of whom suffered life-threatening injuries.

//[2][1]--90x90.jpg Local couple in Nepal found safe

As one family’s anxiety turned to joy, hundreds of Nepali residents of Boston gathered at a vigil in Copley Square Sunday night.

// Rescuers struggle to reach remote areas of Nepal

Vulnerable mountain villages still hadn’t seen much assistance two days after the earthquake that killed at least 3,700.

Calm and cool week ahead

The region will see a blast of warmth and sunshine Wednesday, the National Weather Service said.

// DeLeo, Rosenberg in step with Baker, but battle each other

Competing ideas on issues like how to fix the MBTA underscore an ideological split in the state’s political leadership.

Doretta Taverna and Raw Bar, which will replace Via Matta, will feature a new entrance and French doors that open to an expanded patio.

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Chef Michael Schlow to shutter Park Square’s Via Matta

After 13 years, Schlow will replace Via Matta with a Greek restaurant, Doretta Taverna and Raw Bar, in the fall.

Gary Washburn | On basketball

// Celtics accomplished a lot, but there’s much more to do

Despite being swept, the playoff appearance was the first step in the rebuilding process; the second step is not promised.

Long-distance married couples may have better health benefits

A study suggests that married couples who live apart some of the time benefit as much or even more than those who see each other every day.

Prouty Garden has been a favorite of patients at Boston Children’s Hospital since it opened in 1956.

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Group rallies to save cherished spot at Children’s Hospital

Parents and caregivers want the city to bestow protective landmark status on Prouty Garden, a half-acre splash of green at the heart of the area.

Daughters of St. Paul spread message, one tweet at a time

The #medianuns of Jamaica Plain partake in spiritual conversations through podcasts, blog posts, and Facebook updates.

Google’s Project Fi phone service will work only with the Nexus 6 smartphone, and it won’t be the cheapest plan available to consumers.

Google cellphone service won’t have best prices, most options

Project Fi will only change how the industry does business if enough consumers embrace it — and wireless industry analysts say that’s a long shot.


How to get kids involved in household chores

My children are old enough to help out. So how do I make it happen?

Michael SaPonte, Francis Puente, and Jahsiah Montissol worked in a middle school science class at Loyola Academy at St. Columbkille.

St. Columbkille school rebounds with help from Boston College

The Brighton school hopes to serve as a model for Catholic schools not just in Boston but across the country.

// Budgets socked by snow costs, agency finds

President Obama’s decision to make Mass. eligible for far less aid than state officials wanted will put pressure on local budgets.

Kayla Hammergren, 22, donated bone marrow which was used to help James Strejc, then a 2-year-old battling leukemia.

Bone marrow donor meets 4-year-old boy she saved

Kayla Hammergren’s donation helped a child battling leukemia fight the disease.

Marathon trial podcast

// Episode 22: The prosecution rests in penalty phase

This interactive timeline highlights trial coverage and a podcast featuring Globe columnist Kevin Cullen and WBUR reporter David Boeri.


Susan E. Reed

// Like Ben Affleck, I felt shame over my family’s past

It’s a messy American tale of ancestors who owned slaves, others who died to free them, and a family’s Cherokee fable.

The Big Picture

 People attend a commemoration ceremony to mark the centenary of the mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks at the Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex in Yerevan, Armenia, on April 24. The Armenian Apostolic Church on Thursday made saints of up to 1.5 million Armenians at an open air ceremony to commemorate their killing. (David Mdzinarishvili/Reuters)

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The big picture

Remembering Armenia’s losses

People around the world this week remembered the estimated 1.5 million Armenians killed over a two-year period.