A remarkable turnaround at Regis College

Regis College’s renovations include an extension of Maria Hall (center), which will look onto a grassy quad that is replacing a parking lot.


Once on the verge of closing, the Weston school has launched a $75 million campus upgrade.

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Officials also said that at least 4,700 people have been injured in the magnitude 7.8 earthquake.

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Churches and temples that minister to the region’s close-knit Nepali community scrambled to put together plans to provide financial assistance.

Olympic bid gains support, but with a big ‘if’

A new Globe poll shows a majority across the state and within Boston would back a bid that prohibits public spending.

Starts & Stops

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Countdown clocks have finally hit the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s Green Line.

Christopher Lyons of Revere examined race information.

Barry Chin/Globe Staff

Suffolk Downs gamblers must settle for simulcast horse races

This was not live thoroughbred horse racing, not the kind that for decades brought huge crowds to this old race track.

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Thousands jammed the streets of Baltimore Saturday, with pockets of protesters smashing out police car windows and storefronts.

Boston Marathon bombing trial

Colorado prison ‘a high-tech version of hell’

There’s no escaping the Colorado Supermax prison, which houses the worst of the worst. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev may soon call it home.

Kevin Cullen

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Showing that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev grew up in a nutty household will not be his best chance at avoiding death row.

LeBron James is trying to take a team of playoff neophytes and seasoned veterans to the promised land.

Gary Washburn | On basketball

Cavaliers, Celtics have different goals for Game 4

Cleveland wants rest before playing the Bulls, while the Green hope a win Sunday carries over to next season.

As a likely No. 1 overall pick, Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has been under plenty of scrutiny.

NFL teams turn into private detectives before draft

Teams conduct exhaustive background checks on potential draftees, especially those expected to be top picks.

Yvonne Abraham

Couple raises crops in recycled freight containers

The containers — which make up an operation owners Connie and Shawn Cooney have named Corner Stalk — hold the equivalent of a four-acre farm.

 Principal Beryl New of Highland Park High School says the school’s funding is “a blatant economic status issue.”


Old battle lines drawn anew in Kansas

In the state where “separate but equal” died, the governor’s bet on supply-side economics imperils school gains.

ty burr

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Bruce Jenner, once the most emasculated man on TV, bravely reached out and reclaimed his dignity. As a woman.

location, location, location

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/wiggs_Stoneham_l315353[1].jpg What is it like to live in Stoneham?

Pat Kilty was a city kid, but visiting a relative in Stoneham changed her mind.

Where do the most millionaires live in Mass.?

Cast a line in Newton, Wellesley, Winchester, or Hingham, and you are likely to snag a millionaire.

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.


Scott Lajoie

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/23/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/FINAL_RODRIGUEZ2.jpg Get excited about the SATs

Has the backlash against aptitude testing gone too far?

The Big Picture

 People attend a commemoration ceremony to mark the centenary of the mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks at the Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex in Yerevan, Armenia, on April 24. The Armenian Apostolic Church on Thursday made saints of up to 1.5 million Armenians at an open air ceremony to commemorate their killing. (David Mdzinarishvili/Reuters)

David Mdzinarishvili/Reuters

The big picture

Remembering Armenia’s losses

People around the world this week remembered the estimated 1.5 million Armenians killed over a two-year period.