Baltimore hit by riots; National Guard is called in

A man stood atop a burned car as firefighters behind him battled blazes.


Rioters looted stores and hurled rocks and bricks at police hours after the funeral of Freddie Gray.

A woman carried her belongings as she walked over a collapsed house in Bhaktapur, Nepal.

Villages plead for aid as toll from Nepal earthquake grows

As the death toll climbed to at least 4,352, aid workers and officials pleaded for food, shelter, and medicine.

Dan Fredinburg (left) died while hiking Mount Everest. His ex-girlfriend, actress Sophia Bush, pictured, posted about him on Instagram Sunday and Monday.

Friends, family remember Google exec who died in Nepal

Actress Sophia Bush took to Instagram on Sunday to remember Fredinburg, her friend and ex-boyfriend.

The earthquake that set off avalanches near Mount Everest has killed more than 4,000.

Professional rescuers from Boston help in Nepal effort

A Boston-based rescue service for international travelers said it would send helicopters and medical teams to Mount Everest.

04/27/15: Boston, MA: The Red Sox Mookie Betts applauds as he sees his game winning single drop in safely. The Boston Red Sox hosted the Toronto Blue Jays in a regular season MLB game at Fenway Park. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) section: sports topic: Red Sox-Blue Jays (1)


Red Sox earn walkoff win over Blue Jays

The Red Sox allowed three runs in the first inning but won at Fenway on a single by Mookie Betts in the ninth.

The NFL has set up a Draft Town complex that splits Grant Park and Congress Plaza in Chicago.

2015 NFL Draft guide

Draft order, picks by team, draft history, and schedule info for this year’s draft in Chicago.

This Sept. 16, 2013 photo shows the ESPN logo prior to an NFL football game between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Pittsburgh Steelers, in Cincinnati. ESPN on Monday, April 27, 2015 filed a lawsuit against Verizon in an escalating clash over how the popular sports channel is being sold in a discounted pay-TV package. (AP Photo/David Kohl)

ESPN suing Verizon over unbundling of its sports channel

The move comes amid an escalating clash over how the popular sports channel is being sold in a discounted pay-TV package.

Boston Marathon bombing trial

Katherine Russell, widow of Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev

Mother of Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s widow says family disapproved

Judith Russell testified about how her family could only watch as the ties between her daughter and the older Tsarnaev brother deepened.

In a courtroom sketch, defense attorney David Bruck is depicted addressing the jury during the penalty phase in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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Defense paints Tsarnaev as follower

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s lawyers called eight witnesses, all of whom testified about Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s commitment to Islam and strong personality.

Batali bursts into town with Babbo

Mario Batali’s arrival in Boston seems to cement the Innovation District’s transformation from grit to glitz.

Suffolk University selling two buildings, consolidating rooms

The move is the latest in a series of changes that have shifted the campus core from Beacon Hill to downtown.

Saugus teens accused of rape released on bail

The victim had submitted a letter saying the incident, which was recorded and distributed on social media, was consensual.

Mary Bonauto

Bonauto to argue gay marriage case before Supreme Court

On Tuesday, Mary Bonauto will lead what could be the final fight in the battle she began in Massachusetts 12 years ago.

// Warren escalates fight with Obama on trade deal

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

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.



// A united front in the opioid battle

The epidemic requires coordinated and comprehensive action, write US HHS Secretary Burwell, Governor Baker, and state HHS Secretary Marylou Sudders.

The Big Picture

Damaged buildings in Kathmandu.

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Thousands killed in Earthquake in Nepal

The death toll continues to rise after Saturday’s earthquake, and thousands of survivors are contending with the destruction.