Explosion, fire injure at least 12, cause building collapse in NYC

The fire at two buildings has injured at least 12 people, four of them critically, according to a fire official.

Shane Victorino has worked with fellow outfielder Mookie Betts throughout spring camp.

Dan Shaughnessy

Victorino episode a rare brush fire in Red Sox camp

The Red Sox’ glut of big league-ready outfielders in the spring of 2015 was bound to bubble over at some point.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/davis_ann10_met.jpg Visitors to Back Bay fire station remember two fallen firefighters

Thursday marked the one-year anniversary of that deadly blaze, but for those at the firehouse it felt more like yesterday.

Members of the Yemeni security forces and tribal gunmen, both loyal to the Huthi movement, brandished their weapons during a gathering Thursday in Sanaa to show support the Shiite Huthi militia and against the Saudi-led intervention in the country.

Evan Horowitz

What happened, and what’s next in the Yemen conflict

The country has been engulfed by war, threatening the balance of power in the region and imperiling a key US ally in the fight against terrorism.

Dont’a Hightower (No. 54, bottom) made a game-saving tackle on Seattle’s Marshawn Lynch in the Super Bowl.

Dont’a Hightower out 6-7 months after shoulder surgery

The linebacker played with a torn labrum and is one of several Patriots who had offseason surgery.

The vote marks a rare achievement for House Speaker John Boehner and House minority leader Nancy Pelosi, who negotiated the compromise.

House passes bipartisan Medicare payment deal

The bill would terminate a faulty Medicare payment system and spare doctors and patients the annual threat of severe cuts.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/cannonball1.jpg Police detonate cannonball found on Castle Island

The cannonball may date to the Civil War era and is most likely inert, but State Police held a controlled detonation on Carson Beach.

Some of the country’s oldest hand-written records are going on display in Plymouth.

Steve Annear/Globe staff

Colonial records go on display in Plymouth

The collection includes land deeds, wills, court orders, laws, and marriage and birth records from 1620 to 1697.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/03/21/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/iStock_000018983385Small.jpg How to fix home damage caused by winter

A contractor offers advice on how to repair wet floors and walls, get rid of mold, and deal with insurance companies.

A Facebook photo of Andreas Lubitz.


Officials hunt for motives behind French Alps crash

Andreas Lubitz deliberately locked the captain out of the cockpit and steered the plane into its fatal descent, a prosecutor said.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/pilot150-8270.jpg Pilot suicide raised in French Alps crash, but data show it’s rare

Over the past few decades, pilot-assisted suicides, as the incidents are called, were suspected in only a small number of major crashes.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/26/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/3219ec87bf4746ff8d9b44cbc8535e32-38b1afb3a0f843a1a173d48515c98a12-0.jpg Who is Andreas Lubitz, co-pilot in French Alps crash?

Lubitz appears to have deliberately crashed the plane after locking the captain out of the cockpit.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/26/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/nunnelly-4017.jpg Former Bain Capital executive named revenue commissioner

Mark Nunnelly will also serve as a special technology adviser to Governor Charlie Baker.

Aaron Hernandez sat with defense attorney Charles Rankin during his murder trial on Thursday.

Judge to allow some Hernandez jailhouse calls as evidence

Recordings of Aaron Hernandez allegedly lying to his cancer-stricken cousin can be played at Hernandez’s murder trial, a judge ruled.

Boston Marathon bombing trial

Tools and other items were found in the Cambridge apartment.

Jury hears more about bombs used by Tsarnaev brothers

The bombs were mainly made from the flash powder used in fireworks, an FBI chemist testified.

Boston Fed study finds wealth disparities ‘worrisome’

By nearly every measure, white households in Boston had more wealth than minority groups.

Milton home where device found was once scene of tragedy

According to Boston Globe archives, a 35-year-old bookkeeper was killed at the home on New Year’s Day 25 years ago.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/watertown150-8305.jpg Suspect in Milton High lock-down held without bail

The Watertown man allegedly arrested with a loaded gun was apparently looking for a 16-year-old girl he had met on-line.

Marathon trial podcast

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/02/28/BostonGlobe.com/Special/Advance/Images/podcast.jpg Episode 12: Tsarnaev’s texts and other digital data

This interactive timeline highlights trial coverage and a podcast featuring Globe columnist Kevin Cullen and WBUR reporter David Boeri.



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John Fish and other organizers failed to provide adequate answers as to how they’ll achieve the Olympics without taxpayer money.

The Big Picture

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Mascots bring the spirit

With the NCAA Tournament underway, the mascots are out in force to bring good luck to their teams.