Winter insurance claims mount


Following the Northeast’s historic winter, claims for winter storm damage have totaled $2.3 billion in the first quarter of this year.

Students on hunger strike at Tufts University were joined by other students and Tufts janitors, many of whom brought their families.

Tufts students to begin hunger strike over job cuts

Five students were set to go on a hunger strike to protest the planned layoffs of janitors at the school.

Senator Brian Joyce (center) was an attorney for Organogenesis and celebrated its groundbreaking in 2010.

Brian Joyce thrives at the edge of a fuzzy boundary

The state senator from Milton has frequently blurred the lines between his public duties and his private business.

// Former Rep. Inglis wins Profile in Courage award

Bob Inglis was honored at Boston’s JFK Library for acknowledging that climate change is real and caused by humans.

Giant floating sculpture rises over the Greenway

The sculpture spans nearly half an acre and ascends 365 feet at its highest point.

The Mahmood family (from left) Shahla, Muhammad Nisar, Hamza, and Farah, and family friend Debra Portmann.

Fighting the lure of the galaxy of jihad

The Justice Department has launched a program in Boston to counter the lure of violent extremism spread by social media.

The campus of Bridgewater State University.

Mitch Lipka | Consumer alert

Bridgewater State goes after loans from decades ago

What options do people have when a college tries to collect on a 30-year-old federal student loan?

// Needham High principal resigns amid investigation

The principal was placed on administrative leave in April after he was targeted in a complaint regarding workplace conduct.

Looking southeast on Ocean Street.

Juliette Lynch for The Boston Globe

Location, Location, Location

What is it like to live in Beverly?

The city north of Boston has seen an awakening amid development and revitalization efforts.

A police car passed two car fires in Baltimore during Monday’s riots.


Censorship is at play in Baltimore’s crisis

The outcry over the word “thugs” is part of a larger trend of that threatens the marketplace of ideas.

Matthew Teitelbaum with patrons’ comments at an Art Gallery of Ontario show.

New MFA head has flair for drawing in new eyes, outlooks

After spending some time at the Art Gallery of Ontario, it’s hard not to think the MFA will undergo a cultural shift under Matthew Teitelbaum.

Perspective | Magazine

What’s so bad about free-range parenting?

Looking at the controversy over child supervision — or lack of it.

04/13/15: Boston, MA: The Red Sox Mookie Betts i(right) is greeted by teammates Sandy Leon (left) and Xander Bogaerts (center), who both scored ahead of him after he blasted a second inning three run home run to put Boston ahead 4-0. The Boston Red Sox hosted the Washington Nationals in their home Opening Day MLB baseball game at Fenway Park. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) section: sports topic: Red Sox-Nationals (1)

Jim Davis/Globe Staff

Alex Speier

Red Sox looking for better results with latest youth movement

Like last year, several players in key roles have plenty of potential but little major league experience.

Josh Hamilton is working his way back from shoulder surgery at the Rangers’ spring training complex in Surprise, Ariz.


Rangers show they still believe in Josh Hamilton

In hindsight, the former MVP should never have left Texas for a megadeal with the Angels.

Mark Wahlberg loses his fight bet to P. Diddy

The actor bet $250,000 that Manny Pacquiao, who ended up losing to Floyd Mayweather, would win Saturday’s bout.

@ Large

Espousing equality on social media is simple — and complicated

Platforms like Facebook have made injustices harder to ignore and have helped to fracture our understanding of equality.

Globe Magazine

Diamonds are whatever

A disagreement between mother and daughter about the allure of diamonds.

The Big Picture

Drew Angerer

The Big Picture

Unrest in Baltimore

Violence filled the streets of Baltimore on Monday following the funeral of Freddie Gray, who died from injuries suffered while in police custody.