Supreme Court voids $3.4m award to child porn victim

Justices deemed the award given to a victim seeking restitution was too much.

Former players plead not guilty in alleged beating

The alleged assault on a homeless man by two former college football players only stopped when a woman threw herself on the victim, authorities said.

//[1].jpg Historic Roxbury church agrees to sell community center

The sale will allow the Charles Street African Methodist Episcopal Church to emerge from bankruptcy.

// Dublin retailer to open store at former Filene’s site

Primark plans to open a 70,000-square-foot store late in 2015 at a location once occupied by Filene’s in Downtown Crossing.

Ni Vo, right, of Dorchester did warm-up exercises before her run around Jamaica Pond in March.

Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff

Opinion | MIKE ROSS

Boston weather brings underappreciated gifts

Our weather is the unsung hero that contributes to the region’s adaptiveness, competitiveness, and even its safety.

The chocolate-chip cookies developed by Wakefield were quite a bit smaller than today’s versions.

How Toll House recipe became a cookie-jar staple

Toll House cookies were first made by Ruth Wakefield more than 70 years ago at Whitman’s Toll House Inn.

The finish line at Boston Marathon. (David L Ryan/Globe Staff Photo)

The Podium

From the BAA: Thank you, Boston

On Marathon Monday, Boston showed the world that it is a shining example of compassion and caring.

At left, a side scan sonar image of troop carrier LST 531 sunk during Exercise Tiger off the coast of England a few weeks before D-Day. At right, a similar vessel for comparison.

Bay State sub surveys WWII wrecks

An underwater robot from a Massachusetts company has captured vivid images of the remains of the World War II vessels lost in Exercise Tiger.

Globe Insiders

From the archives

// The Old North Church

Boston’s oldest church structure is where Paul Revere told patriots to hang two lanterns that warned of the impending British occupation.


OPINION | Roderick MacLeish and Stephen Delinsky

Mental illness not a crime; why treat it that way?

In Massachusetts, many with schizophrenia are locked up in barren cells, bound and alone. If it happened anywhere else, we’d call it torture.