Hunt for survivors continues as quake’s death toll passes 4,000

Rescue personnel looked through damaged buildings in Bhaktapur, on the outskirts of Kathmandu, on Monday.


Two days after the massive earthquake, people in Nepal searched for lost loved ones and sorted through rubble for their belongings.

The Mount Everest south base camp in Nepal is seen a day after a huge earthquake-caused avalanche killed at least 18

Climbers describe mayhem on Mount Everest

At least 18 climbers died and dozens were seriously injured after an avalanche hit, as dramatic details emerged about the tragedy.

// New Mexico police searching for brother of Chandler Jones

Police want to question Jon Jones, a UFC light heavyweight champion, in connection with a hit-and-run accident.

epa04600599 New England Patriots strong safety Malcolm Butler (C) celebrates an interception in the final seconds of Super Bowl XLIX between the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, USA, 01 February 2015. EPA/ERIK S. LESSER


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Breaking down the Patriots’ top draft needs

Cornerback and guard are the top categories to address, but linebackers and receivers should also be on their radar.

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love (0) is dragged by the arm by Boston Celtics center Kelly Olynyk (41) during the first quarter of a first-round NBA playoff basketball game in Boston, Sunday, April 26, 2015. The play resulted in an injury to Love that forced him from the game. (Thomas Ondrey/The Plain Dealer via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT NO SALES

Kelly Olynyk sorry Kevin Love got hurt

Olynyk, who dislocated Love’s shoulder during Sunday’s game, said he would never intentionally hurt Love or any other player.

// Groups opposes Simmons College land deal

Leaders of two environmental groups have asked the governor to abandon a plan to lease seven acres of riverfront parkland in Brighton.

Beta boston

Americans love chicken wings: A look at frequently used emoji

A company known for keyboard apps trawled its cloud databases to find which countries used which emojis most frequently.

// What we learned in 24 hours at Clover HFI

Two reporters were stationed at the latest addition to Clover’s healthy fast-food empire for its first full day. Not a bad gig.

Miss Conduct

Mad Men at work: Managing the rumor mill

“Gossip” and “rumor” have seedy connotations. Yet gossip — the sharing of social information — is a fundamental human activity.

Boston Marathon bombing trial

‘No martyrdom’ for Tsarnaev in prison, defense argues

Defense attorneys Timothy Watkins (left) and David Bruck arrived at federal court on Monday.

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“He goes here and he’s forgotten. No more spotlight,” Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s attorney said while showing a photo of the Colorado Supermax prison.

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.

Bold Types

New welfare chief is a lottery millionaire

Jeffrey McCue, a father of six from Weymouth and former UMass official, won $10 million on a lottery scratch ticket in 2011.

Senator Elizabeth Warren

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Warren escalates fight with Obama on trade deal

Senator Warren is focusing sharply on secrecy and business influence surrounding the proposed international trade deal.

Man sentenced to 14 years for manslaughter in 2011 killing

Steven Rolley’s lawyers maintained that he did not harm Justin Albert, and that his only involvement was to defend a friend at the scene.

Freddie Gray's family stood at his casket during his funeral.

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Thousands attend funeral for Freddie Gray in Baltimore

Gray’s death has heightened tensions between residents and the police, with weekend protests at times turning violent.

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.



// Important MBTA reform from the State House

Lawmakers will debate freeing the T from the constraints of the anti-privatization Pacheco Law for five years.

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.