In Arkansas, mixed views on religion, gay marriage

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Dylan Roberts for The Boston Globe

Residents in two towns in Arkansas are grappling with a complex divide between personal conviction and same-sex marriage.

Ben Affleck, seen at the New York Film Festival on Sept. 26, 2014.

Affleck expresses regret about efforts to hide slave-owning ancestor

Ben Affleck had asked a television show to not reveal that one of his forebears owned slaves.

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Six of seven board members will resign after Governor Baker asked them to step down following transit problems during the winter.

Boston Marathon bombing trial

Celeste Corcoran is depicted in a courtroom sketch on the first day of the penalty phase in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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KEVIN CULLEN

Flipping off the dead

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s middle finger shows he was unrepentant about the carnage in the Marathon bombing.

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Victims and family members testified about the lasting physical and emotional tolls on the first day of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s sentencing hearing.

Shirley Leung

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Tom O’Brien is trying again to build a new home for the Franciscan friars who run the St. Anthony Shrine in downtown Boston.

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Brad Clarke was allegedly found armed and wearing body armor near a Boston Medical Center helicopter pad.

Investigators looked in the walls of the Ted Williams Tunnel.

Troopers find man lost in wall of Ted Williams Tunnel

The Somerville man allegedly told investigators that he had no idea how he got there, and that he may have been drugged.

Tom Brady and Peyton Manning will be meeting in prime time again in 2015, this time at Denver in Week 12. (File/Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

File/Jim Davis/Globe Staff

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Patriots get a prime-time schedule for 2015

The Patriots will play five night games and three national day games, and they open the NFL’s season on Thursday, Sept. 10, against the Steelers.

Jae Crowder heads to the bench after a basket by the applauding LeBron James that put Cleveland ahead, 91-84.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

Oh brother, are Celtics facing tough task vs. Cavaliers

The Celtics outworked and outcoached the Cavaliers again but are now down by two games in their playoff series.

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Wade Miley delivers to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/O'Meara)

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Miley earns first win with Red Sox

Wade Miley allowed no runs through 5 2/3 innings and Koji Uehara picked up the save in the win in Tampa.

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Maickel Melamed, who has muscular dystrophy, completed the course after 20 hours.

Runners headed toward the finish on Boylston Street on Monday.

Doug Flutie, Andy Katz among notable names in Marathon

A number of notable people ran this year’s Marathon.

Police warned race attendees before the event that drones were not allowed for filming or any other purpose.

Drone-detection firm brought net guns to Marathon

The technology is an example of how the airborne machines are changing the security conversation.

EPA

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

Why are migrants dying in the Mediterranean?

In the past week, more than 1,300 people have died trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to reach the shores of Europe.

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Ran Duan, whose kerfuffle with a Harvard professor was ablaze on social-media, will compete for cocktail glory.

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.

Opinion

JEFF JACOBY

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In our justice system, only the jury, guided by fairness and integrity, gets a vote.

The Big Picture

The 2015 Boston Marathon

The running of the world-class Boston Marathon filled the cold and wet streets of the city for the 119th time.