Diverse campuses, but still few black students

Only 3 percent of Boston University students are black, and many area schools lag the US average of 15 percent.

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At BU, MIT, Northeastern and Tufts, only 3 percent of all students are black, according to the most recent federal data.

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The brother of Debra Davis said “Black Mass” is an insult to those grieving for loved ones slain by the crime boss.

A crowd commemorated the anniversary of the Armenian genocide outside the State House on Friday.

Markey, Warren fault Obama for not saying ‘genocide’

Both senators condemned the president’s refusal to use the word to describe the Turkish massacre of Armenians.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/24/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/26zoMillionaire1.jpg Where do the most millionaires live in Mass.?

Cast a line in Newton, Wellesley, Winchester, or Hingham, and you are likely to snag a millionaire.

Map: Millionaires by town

Do you live near a millionaire? The likelihood depends on your location.

Boston Marathon bombing trial

Tsarnaev family arrives to assist defense

Several relatives of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev arrived in Boston Thursday as his defense prepares to put on their case starting Monday.

Lyft and Uber, the two most prominent ride-hailing companies, released statements in support of the proposed law.

New rules proposed for ride services like Uber, Lyft

Governor Baker’s proposed law would require the services to get a state license and subject drivers to background checks.

Winter gives up a secret — over $4,000 found in parking lot

A mystery of winter was solved when the missing cash was discovered in a Walmart parking lot in Bangor, Maine.

Bill and Camille Cosby bought a home in Shelburne Falls decades ago and still vote at the local town hall.

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Bill Cosby scandal leaves Mass. town wondering

In Shelburne Falls, where Cosby settled 45 years ago, residents are grappling with charges filed against their famous neighbor.

Apr 24, 2015; Baltimore, MD, USA; Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz (34) hits a three-run home run off Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Miguel Gonzalez (not pictured) during the fifth inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

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Red Sox slug three homers to top Orioles

Brock Holt and David Ortiz each hit three-run home runs to propel the Red Sox to a series-opening win in Baltimore.

BALTIMORE, MD - SEPTEMBER 20: Junichi Tazawa #36 of the Boston Red Sox looks on before the Boston Red Sox play the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on September 20, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Alex Speier

A long and difficult road led Junichi Tazawa to the right place

The Red Sox reliever endured a controversial departure from Japan and Tommy John surgery before finding success.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/bruce150-1172.jpg ‘My brain is more female than it is male,’ says Bruce Jenner

In an interview with Diane Sawyer, the former Olympic champion said that ‘‘for all intents and purposes, I am a woman.’’

Lisa Gaylord, a dispatcher for the Northbridge Police Department in Mass., has fielded many phone calls intended for police of a community with the same name in Australia.

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‘Northbridge police, what’s your — oh, is this Australia again?’

Dispatchers in Northbridge, Mass. have seen a strange deluge of calls from an Australian community of the same name amid a search engine glitch.

Mocha was taken to MSPCA-Angell after her owners started seeing bits and pieces of watches on the floor of their Salem home.

Doberman recovering after eating three watches

Mocha was taken to MSPCA-Angell after her owners started seeing pieces of watches on the floor of their Salem home.

The single-family home is only minutes from Route 128.

home of the week

Dedham antique nestled amid mature landscape

This Gothic Revival boasts nine-foot ceilings and bay windows, while a wood-burning fireplace and built-in shelving add to the coziness.

A herd of buffalo was loose from a farm in the town of Schodack.

Buffaloes shot, killed after escaping from N.Y. farm

The 15 buffaloes that escaped from a farm were shot and killed because they became a danger after crossing a highway, officials said.

Cheapskates, do your homework on carriers

For a tightwad, it pays to dig deeper when booking flights, even on the discount sites.

Edmonton Oilers CEO Bob Nicholson, left, and new President and General Manager Peter Chiarelli hold up an Oilers jersey with Chiarelli's name on it during an NHL hockey press conference in Edmonton, Alberta, Friday April 24, 2015. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

Oilers name Peter Chiarelli president/general manager

The Bruins may be entitled to compensation because Chiarelli was still under contract.

Marathon trial podcast

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


Michael A. Cohen

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/cohen-1372.jpg Where’s the Wikileaks outrage?

The website has done far more damage to privacy than the NSA.

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.