Boston Marathon bombing trial

With aunt on stand, Tsarnaev appears to cry

After weeks of showing little or no emotion, the convicted Marathon bomber was seen wiping tears from his eyes.

Photo of a younger Dzhokhar Tsarnaev presented during the penalty phase of the trial.

Ex-Tsarnaev teacher cites compassion in decision to testify

When testifying last week, Becki Norris told jurors that Tsarnaev was among a handful of students she’ll always remember.

Garland police spokesperson Joe Harn held a press conference this morning.

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Suspect in Mohammed contest shooting was on FBI’s radar

Elton Simpson was one of two gunmen who were shot and killed outside a venue in Garland, Texas.

// Ex-principal investigated for ‘workplace conduct complaint’

Police are investigating the complaint against Jonathan Pizzi, who resigned as principal of Needham High over the weekend.

// NYPD Officer Brian Moore dies from injuries

Brian Moore was shot while attempting to stop a man he suspected of carrying a handgun on Saturday.

Want to boost your child’s future earnings? Move to right county

Some Mass. counties contribute to income mobility, while others hinder it, Harvard researchers found.

Suffolk University names two finalists for president

The candidates are a former president of Lesley University and a former president of the University of New Mexico.

// Supreme Court rejects inmate’s appeal for sex-change surgery

Convicted murderer Michelle Kosilek was seeking taxpayer-funded sex-reassignment surgery in prison.

Baltimore Police say reports of man shot are not true

The city’s police department tweeted that reports that a police-involved shooting were untrue and that a man was instead arrested for a having a handgun.

Charleston, S.C.-April 9, 2015-Globe Staff Photo by Stan Grossfeld-- Tyler Tumminia, warms up before the Charleston River Dogs game.She oversees the business operations of four minor league baseball teams and co-owns a collegiate team

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Tyler Tumminia has baseball in her blood

The wife of Red Sox GM Ben Cherington is the daughter of a longtime scout and oversees operations for four minor league teams.

Boston, Massachusetts -- 5/3/2015-- Boston Red Sox pitcher Craig Breslow reacts after New York Yankees Brett Gardner (not pictured) hit a three run home run during the sixth inning at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts May 3, 2015. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff Topic: RedSox-Yankees Reporter:

Alex Speier

Red Sox bullpen’s shortcomings proved costly vs. Yankees

Both teams have similar starting rotations, but the Yankees’ dominant bullpen made a huge difference this weekend.

Dan Shaughnessy

// Pedro Martinez as good as ever in his new book

The Hall of Famer tells it just as he sees it in his new book, which is due out Tuesday.

Barbara Tatge (left) kissed an unknown spectator in Wellesley as she ran in the Boston Marathon.

Woman seeking man she kissed at Marathon hears from his wife

The Tennessee woman’s daughter posted a picture of the random kiss on social media in hopes of finding the man.

Environmentalists and solar power installers fear a halt in solar construction once the Eversource caps are reached.

Solar industry in limbo after task force’s divided report

The Baker administration has made it clear that it’s not ready to support an increase in the caps on net metering.

A 60-foot community mural was created outside of the Prudential Center on Memorial Day last year.

Opinion | James E. Canales and Jane Chu

Development boom must include arts

Now is the time to embrace a more inclusive definition of the arts.

// ‘Mad Men’ at work: Joan’s career at a crossroads

In 1960, Joan got flowers from men who wanted her body. In 1970, she gets houseplants from women who want her business.

// Executive David Goldberg died after collapsing in gym

The SurveyMonkey CEO, 47, was exercising in a Mexican resort when he collapsed before he died Friday, a source said.

At one time, animals were believed to have thoughts and consciousness and could even commit crimes.

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Acknowledging animals as beings

Every species is unique and, like us, its members view themselves as such.

// Italian astronaut, dressed in ‘Star Trek’ shirt, brews first cup of coffee in space

Samantha Cristoforetti, who returns to Earth next week following a half-year mission, is now the world’s first orbiting barista.

The Big Picture

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Globe photos of the month for April

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Boston Globe photographers last month.