Boston Marathon bombing trial

Prosecution rests case in Marathon bombing trial

Eight-year-old Martin Richard suffered a horrific set of injuries, a witness testified.


Jurors wept as a medical examiner testified in graphic detail about the fatal injuries suffered by eight-year-old Martin Richard.

Video showed Shayanna Jenkins removing items from the couple’s home.

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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.

// Woman charged with cheating One Fund Boston pleads not guilty

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

BU to rename business school after record $50 million gift

The donation from a retail industry magnate and his wife is the largest in the university’s history.

Two damaged vehicles  were seen near a gate to NSA headquarters in Fort Meade, Md.


One dead, another injured two try to ram through NSA gate

Police opened fire after a car tried to ram the gate at the NSA’s headquarters in Fort Meade, Md.

// Germanwings copilot had been treated for suicidal tendencies

Andreas Lubitz received psychotherapy ‘‘with a note about suicidal tendencies’’ for years before becoming a pilot, prosecutors said.

// Homeowners facing foreclosure may instead be home free

In a number of cases, lenders may never be able to seize the homes because the state statutes of limitations have been exceeded.

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

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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.

// Obama to visit Cambridge restaurant Area Four after speech

People looking to satisfy their pizza cravings at Area Four will have to find a different spot for lunch.

President Obama spoke at the formal ceremony to dedicate the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate as Senator Elizabeth Warren looked on.

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Top politicians take part in Kennedy Institute dedication

President Obama and a parade of other politicians descended on Dorchester to speak at the formal dedication.

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// What ‘Going Clear’ reveals about Scientology

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

// Wreckage of bikes, racks emerges from melting snow

Much like some drivers did with their cars, cyclists this winter abandoned their bikes underneath mountains of snow.

Sandy Leon has appeared in 107 major league games.

Red Sox trade for catcher Sandy Leon

With Christian Vazquez out with an elbow injury, the Red Sox added depth via a trade with the Nationals.

// Breaking down the Red Sox catching situation

The team has little choice but to explore how it is equipped for life without Christian Vazquez this season.

// Trevor Noah taking over for Jon Stewart on ‘Daily Show’

The 31-year-old South African comedian will succeed Stewart as the next host of the Comedy Central program.

// Officer shot in Roxbury improving after surgery

John Moynihan was listed in stable and improving condition and expected to leave intensive care in the coming days.

// Aspen displays chasm between super-rich, working poor

As it happens, some of the clues on the growing wealth gap, and perhaps some of the answers, can be found in the Colorado town.

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.


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// Edward M. Kennedy Institute aims to inspire

The institute is a reminder of everything the Senate was designed to be — and everything it can be again, the senator’s widow writes.

The Big Picture

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Yemen tumbling into chaos

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