MBTA board shake-up comes after searing report

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


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

William Campbell, father of Krystle Campbell, testified Monday.


Bombings’ lasting effects described in penalty phase

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

Protesters marched to the site of Freddie Gray's arrest after a rally in Baltimore Tuesday.

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Protesters gather in Baltimore after man’s death

The Justice Department said it would investigate the death of Freddie Gray, who died after he was placed in a police van.

$500,000 bail set in case of armed man at hospital helipad

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

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The bar was recovered in Florida from the March 1 robbery of an armored car bound for Boston.

Investigators looked in the walls of the Ted Williams Tunnel.

Mass. State Police

Troopers find man lost in wall of Ted Williams Tunnel

Daniel Kelly faces trespassing charges, and allegedly told investigators that he had no idea how he got there.


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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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.

Drone-detection firm brought net guns to Marathon

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

At Moonshine 152, from chef-owner Asia Mei, grilled pork tenderloin is served with clams, baby artichokes, leeks, and bacon-spiked greens in mushroom broth.


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World flavors at Southie’s Moonshine 152

At the South Boston restaurant, chef-owner Asia Mei combines diverse influences to create an appealing neighborhood spot.

Red Sox manager John Farrell stepped in between David Ortiz and home plate umpire John Tumpane Sunday.

Red Sox’ David Ortiz suspended one game

Ortiz made contact with the home plate umpire after he was ejected from Sunday’s game.

Orioles starter Wei-Yin Chen was removed from Monday’s game vs. the Red Sox in the fifth inning.

Alex Speier

Red Sox making life tough on opposing starters

The recent trend of relying on a loaded bullpen has not really translated to wins across Major League Baseball.

Ben Roethlisberger and Tom Brady.

Patriots will begin 2015 schedule with Steelers

It will be the first time since 2010 that the Patriots have opened the season at home.


Wu-Tang’s GZA to lecture at MIT on space, rap

The appearance marks the third installment in the institute’s speaker series featuring hip hop artists.

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.


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Globe Opinion is hosting a moderated forum during the course of the Dzhokhar Tsarnaev trial.

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.