Robert Kraft testifies in Aaron Hernandez murder trial

Robert Kraft’s testimony in during the high-profile murder trial was a jarring scene.

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The Patriots owner testified that Hernandez insisted on his innocence when he spoke to him two days after the murder.

// South Boston’s one-way streets extended, may become permanent

Mayor Walsh announced that one-way streets will remain in place for at least two more months.

// MBTA learns from other cities after rough winter

The T’s interim GM told lawmakers the agency made “eye-opening” discoveries when it compared its practices to peers.

// Film tax credits no longer getting glowing reviews

Around the country, a growing number of elected officials and independent analysts are souring on film incentives.


// Are the Red Sox any good this year?

Too much of the optimism about this team is owed to the abject mediocrity of the American League East.

Eating ham at Easter dates back to at least sixth-century Germany.

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Eating ham at Easter dates back to at least sixth-century

While the rest of the world celebrates with lamb, salty-sweet slices of cured pork have become the tradition in America.

Munch Madness 2015

Vote for a champion

It’s the last round to help choose the Boston area’s top restaurant. Which of these two eateries will get your vote?

// T.S. Eliot’s old summer home may become writers’ retreat

Eliot spent his formative childhood summers in a wood-shingled, seven-bedroom seaside house on Gloucester’s Eastern Point.

Man killed, woman injured in Dorchester shooting

Police believe a fire was intentionally set in the apartment building where the shooting took place.

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito will officiate the wedding of state Senate President Stanley Rosenberg (right).

Karyn Polito to officiate Senate president’s wedding

The lieutenant governor, a former gay marriage opponent, will officiate Stanley Rosenberg’s wedding to his domestic partner.

Roxbury Community College is on the highest level of alert of the schools on the federal list.

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Eight Mass. colleges face tighter scrutiny over financial aid

The heightened federal scrutiny comes amid concerns over the schools’ ability to manage student aid money.

Boston Marathon bombing trial

Defense expert testifies about Tsarnaev computers

The witness testified about a computer belonging to Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and another used by his brother Tamerlan.


// ‘He was 8 years old’

If Dzhokhar Tsarnaev isn’t moved by what happened to Martin Richard, it’s probably just a waste of time to keep looking.

// Cambridge City Council approves ban on plastic bags

Store owners will have one year to deplete their current stock of plastic bags, or they could face hefty fines.

Eric Glassoff recently sold a condo in Brookline for tens of thousands of dollars above the asking price.

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How to start a bidding war

By setting prices low, “you can get a ‘Hunger Games’- style fight,” a real estate agent said.

// Coast Guard rescues nine men off stranded tall ship

A Canadian tall ship hit rough waters off the coast of Gloucester.

Marathon trial podcast

// Episode 14: Prosecution rests, Tsarnaev defense begins

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



// John Fish is Boston 2024’s main force — and its liability

How do you solve a problem like the group’s chairman and public face?

The Big Picture

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Yemen tumbling into chaos

Militants of the Islamic State claimed responsibility of a horrific attack on Shi’ite mosques in Yemen last week.