Boston Marathon bombing trial


The innocence that was shattered

Martin Richard.

Associated Press/Bill Richard

The prosecution rested its case with a description of injuries to Martin Richard, who embodied the innocence that was lost.

An image presented as evidence Monday showed Dzhokhar Tsarnaev behind Richard family shortly before the bomb blast.

As jurors weep, Martin Richard’s death detailed

With boy’s parents in the courtroom, a medical examiner detailed Martin Richard’s fatal injuries before the prosecution rested its case.

Interactive database

// The evidence and witnesses

A look at the witnesses, evidence, and key players in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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Realistically, how good are these Red Sox?

Many prognosticators like the Sox’ chances, but that might be a reflection of the division, not the team.

// MBTA failed to take commonly used steps during storms

Frank DePaola, interim general manager for the MBTA, said the T could have used anti-icing fluid on its third rails.

Evan Horowitz

// What we learned about Scientology in ‘Going Clear’

The HBO documentary “Going Clear” may be short on new revelations, but it is dotted with disturbing detail.

Comedy Central announced that South African comedian Trevor Noah has been selected to become the next host of “The Daily Show.”


Matthew Gilbert

With Noah, ‘Daily Show’ is keeping it fresh

Comedy Central’s decision to name Trevor Noah as Jon Stewart’s successor is thrilling, largely because we know so little about Noah.

Munch Madness 2015

Meet the Final Four

Which restaurants should make it to the Top 2? Vote now in the semifinal match-ups.

The scene at Area Four during President Obama’s visit to the restaurant.

Obama spends time at Cambridge restaurant Area Four

Thirty supporters who contributed up to $33,400 reportedly dined with the president at a fund-raiser.

President Obama spoke at the dedication of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute in Dorchester.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

Kennedy knew differences shouldn’t ‘become barriers,’ Obama says

President Obama and other politicians spoke at the dedication of the Edward Kennedy Institute in Dorchester today.

// Biden visits Boston police officer injured in shooting

President Obama called Officer John Moynihan a “hero” during remarks at the Edward Kennedy Institute dedication.

Hernandez’s fiancee disposed of box in ‘random dumpster’

Shayanna Jenkins testified that Aaron Hernandez asked her to remove a box from their home the day after Odin Lloyd’s murder.


// Historically, local voters don’t favor Olympics

Munich, Krakow, and Denver all got the thumbs-down when they made their Olympic bids a referendum.

Flowers were placed by a mailbox at a house on McAfee Farm Road in Bedford where three people were foudn dead.

Bedford, N.H., deaths appear to be murder-suicide

Nina Obukhov, 34, shot her daughters, Katherine, 8, and Elizabeth, 6, and then likely turned the gun on herself, authorities said.

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Joanna Leigh, 41, is accused of lying about suffering a traumatic brain injury during the 2013 Marathon bombings.

Marathon trial podcast

// Episode 13: How the Marathon bombs were built

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



// John Fish is Boston 2024’s main force — and its liability

How do you solve a problem like the group’s chairman and public face?

The Big Picture

Anees Mahyoub/Reuters

Yemen tumbling into chaos

Militants of the Islamic State claimed responsibility of a horrific attack on Shi’ite mosques in Yemen last week.