Amid reminders of bombings, Marathon on road to normal

The 119-year-old Boston Marathon began to return to its roots as a civic celebration and acclaimed athletic competition.

2015 Boston Marathon results

View a full list of the results, including names, places of residence, and final times.


// Marathon victim’s nurse finds an unexpected peace

Stephen Segatore carries an unshakable belief that when she died, Krystle Campbell was not suffering.

YouTube Kids is a new free app.

An ad or a show? Some say YouTube Kids blurs the line

Companies are increasingly tailoring their ads as a growing number of kids consume digital entertainment.

Boston Marathon bombing trial

With Tsarnaev penalty phase set, outcome far from certain

A death sentence is supported only one out of three times that it is brought before jurors in federal cases, records show.

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// The Tsarnaev trial

Should Dzhokhar Tsarnaev be executed even if some victims and their families oppose the death penalty?


// Bishop convicted of failure to report child abuse resigns

The Vatican has announced the resignation of Bishop Robert Finn of Kansas City-St. Joseph.

Mark C. Fishman (right) and Glenn Dranoff (left) are leading the Novartis cancer immunotherapy push.

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff

In cancer fight, Novartis focuses on immunity

Novartis AG is making a big bet on emerging science that uses the body’s immune system to fight off tumors.

Conn. mobster said he had stolen Gardner art, FBI alleges

Law enforecement officials searched the home of Robert Gentile  in Manchester, Conn., in 2012.

Jonathan Wiggs/Globe File

Robert Gentile offered to sell two of the paintings stolen in the 1990 heist for $500,000 apiece, a prosecutor said.

// Tom Brady first to report for Patriots’ offseason workouts

Monday was the first time the players were allowed to work out with the team’s training staff.


// In long-suffering Cleveland, Cavaliers offer a ray of hope

The championship-starved city celebrated the Cavaliers’ Game 1 victory Sunday like it was the end of the NBA Finals.

New Boston Ventures is proposing a modernist development in the South End on the site of the former Holy Trinity German Catholic Church.

Courtesy of Finegold Alexander Architects

Turning churches into housing a unique challenge

Neighbors are often uneasy at the thought of stuffing condos into an institution where past generations were married and baptized.

The Gate of Heaven project will be discussed at Tuesday’s meeting of the Zoning Board of Appeals.

South Boston condo foes plan last ditch effort

Residents are mounting a late effort to block the conversion of the old Gate of Heaven School into condominiums.

Hillary Clinton spoke to workers and management of the Whitney Brothers factory in Keene, N.H., on Monday.

Hillary Clinton courts liberals in N.H.

In the first trip to New Hampshire of her campaign, Clinton sought to unite the party behind her.

Stephen J. Murphy

City Council races drawing few candidates

All 13 incumbent councilors are running for reelection. Only a handful of challengers have been actively campaigning.

//[1]--90x90.jpg Boston Globe wins Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing

Globe editorial writer Kathleen Kingsbury won the award for a series of editorials about restaurant labor.

Bold types

Tourism chief says state’s slogan is lacking

As far as Rich Doucette is concerned, the slogan, “It’s all here,” could be used for Ohio, or for Arkansas.

A piping plover.

Spring sees return of shorebirds to Essex Bay Marsh

At least 27 species of shorebirds come through Essex Bay on their way north or on their return trip south.

Marathon trial podcast

// Episode 19: What to expect in penalty phase of Tsarnaev trial

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


Editorial series

// Read the Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial series ‘Service Not Included’

Kathleen Kingsbury was awarded the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing for her series examining the restaurant industry.

The Big Picture

The 2015 Boston Marathon

The running of the world-class Boston Marathon filled the cold and wet streets of the city for the 119th time.