Officer allegedly videotaped beating handcuffed man

Felix Rivera Jr. (left) listened as his lawyer Keith Nicholson made a statement after his arraignment at Suffolk Superior Court on Tuesday.

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The Chelsea officer apparently left the victim with injuries to his lip, jaw and forehead during the 2014 incident.

Most of Mass. under severe thunderstorm watch

The region is girding for another round of dangerous weather after morning storms knocked out power to thousands.

// Top Baker fund-raisers rewarded with golf, wine, food

The two-day, invite-only “thank you” replete at a Cape Cod resort will feature a wine tasting, cocktail hour, and clambake.

Aaron Hernandez was found guilty this year in the 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd.

Judge wants sworn statement from tipster in Hernandez case

The woman claims the convicted killer’s trial was compromised by juror misconduct.

Authorities were at the scene of the tent collapse in Lancaster, N.H.

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N.H. officials probing fatal circus tent collapse

Thirty-two people have now been reported injured in the tent collapse that claimed the lives of a father and daughter.

Applicants seek to expand, add new charter schools in Mass.

The charter school proposals represent every section of the state except Berkshire and Franklin counties in Western Mass.

// Regan Communications alleges hack by IT contractor

A contractor who was fired for making inappropriate comments to female staffers is accused of hacking the PR firm’s system.

MassChallenge to open innovation center in Newton

The startup accelerator will use the former Newton Corner branch library under a licensing agreement with the city.

// Three airlines ban shipment of hunting ‘trophies’

Delta, American, and United all made the announcement, although it is unclear how many they have been carrying recently.

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Henry Owens delivers against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the first inning during an exhibition spring training baseball game, Saturday, March 14, 2015, in Fort Myers, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)


Alex Speier

Red Sox hoping for more from their prospects

Can Henry Owens join Eduardo Rodriguez as a building block for next year’s rotation?


// NFL’s actions on Deflategate reek of bias, pettiness

The league’s tactics in investigating and punishing the Patriots and Tom Brady are fairly deplorable.

// ESPN’s Chris Mortensen deletes tweet on Patriots

The tweet on Jan. 20 erroneously stated 11 of the Patriots’ 12 balls used in the AFC Championship were underinflated by two PSI.

// Uber’s car pool option may ratchet up competition

Boston will be the fifth US city to offer UberPOOL, which allows two customers going in the same direction to share a ride and split the cost.

// At East Boston Y, little hands grow it and cook it

Ten young students are participating in the East Boston YMCA’s “Urban Farm to Kitchen,” one of a range of healthy cooking classes offered.

The harlequin soufflé at Ma Maison Jacky Robert.

Photos by Dina Rudick/Globe Staff

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Jacky Robert returns to Boston, and results are uneven

It is good to have Jacky Robert installed at Ma Maison. But there is work to be done to put this house in order.

// Are you a drug dealer with rivals? Charlton police want to help

The Charlton Police Department is offering to help you corner the market in your neighborhood — well, sort of.

// Human settlement on Mars? MIT researchers join debate

Two researchers will debate the merits of the ambitious Mars One mission with the nonprofit’s founder at a convention.

//[1]-7102--90x90.jpg Kansas batboy killed in tragic accident remembered for his spirit

Kaiser Carlile, 9, died after he was hit in the head during a practice swing at a semi-pro game.

Ground Game

// Who’s on top in the race for the GOP nomination?

The Boston Globe has revised its rankings of the top 10 Republican presidential candidates in New Hampshire.



// Joe Biden’s case for Joe Biden

Who is a better antidote to the guarded Hillary Clinton and the safe campaign she is trying to run?

The Big Picture

Wildfires burn thousands of acres in California

Drought and extreme weather have fueled numerous wildfires in California that have destroyed property and forced evacuations.



// Drone racing takes off

Crashes and other miscues are part of the drill when running a race for flying drones.



// US Catholic bishops take on Donald Trump

Trump’s comments about illegal immigrants from Mexico has riled US bishops