Eight injured as house explodes in Dorchester

Eight people were injured when a three-decker house exploded on Hansborough Street in Dorchester Wednesday, fire officials said.

New scrutiny for Bridgewater State Hospital after complaints

A federally funded watchdog group has launched an investigation into the alleged abuse and neglect of inmates at the facility.

Elizabeth Cohen sent and replied to work e-mails after 9 p.m. at her home in Arlington.

Late-hour work e-mailing sends unsettling message

Even as some companies encourage workers to unplug, many workers say they are afraid to go off-line.

Marlborough office raided in Internet fraud probe

Federal agents raided TelexFree in an intensifying investigation of a scheme that may prove to be the largest international fraud involving victims worldwide.

Tech Lab

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Competing products offer better value for the money, and the market for external Internet boxes is bound to fade out in a few years.

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Faces of the Boston Marathon field

The average Joe, the first-timer, and the rising star are just a few you’ll meet when you take a closer look at the runners entered in the 2014 Boston Marathon.


First past the post at Plainridge

The air was thick with excitement and the smell of manure leading into opening day, something that seemed like a long shot last summer.

Hamza Syed braced for an anti-Muslim backlash that never happened.

Inclusive spirit reassures Muslims

Muslims braced themselves for a backlash after the 2013 bombings, but it never happened.

Senator Elizabeth Warren.

Warren memoir offers revealing inside tales

The campaign-style book, set to be released next week, contains colorful stories from the senator’s time in Washington.

Daniel Nava (left) and Jonathan Herrera celebrated after scoring on a 14th-inning double by Jackie Bradley Jr.

Red Sox 6, White Sox 4 (14 innings)

Jackie Bradley Jr. 2-run double in 14th lifts Red Sox to win

Bradley’s double off Leury Garcia, normally a utility infielder, propelled the Red Sox to the victory.

Globe Insiders


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/04/09/BostonGlobe.com/Special/Images/editedneu51386_highres--90x90.jpg A Conversation with Governor Dukakis

Doug Most and former Governor Michael Dukakis discussed urban transportation and Boston’s historic MBTA.


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Stage REview

Johnny Lee Davenport and Laura Latreille in “The Unbleached American.”

Davenport fills the stage, but ‘Unbleached American’ falters

The heavy lifting Johnny Lee Davenport does in the Stoneham Theatre production is not enough to surmount the flaws of Michael Aman’s overwritten drama.


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BU was first in Division I Hip Hop and second in the top-tier team dance division at the NDA Collegiate Championships.

BU Dance Team wins its first national title

The Boston University Dance Team took Boston Strong to heart to win its first-ever national title at the National Dance Alliance Collegiate Championships.