Along a Colo. river, a stark view of nation’s vast wealth gap

Karla and Juan Ayala live on Juan’s $23-an-hour pay in a mobile home in Glenwood Springs, Colo., along the same Roaring Fork River that runs through Aspen.

Chris Council for The Boston Globe

The chasm between the super-rich and the working poor is widely seen as the greatest division in America. Yet there is no political consensus on what to do.

Kevin Cullen

Three strikes and he was out on streets again

Angelo West knew the gun he was carrying was a ticket back to jail, and he wasn’t going out like that.

Wounded officer commanded respect in Iraq

Those who served under John Moynihan said he always worked shoulder to shoulder with his soldiers and wasn’t afraid of action.

A full-scale replica of the US Senate chamber is the centerpiece of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute.

Site lines | Robert Campbell

Capitol thinking at the Kennedy Institute

Seen from outdoors, the Institute is nothing but a single-story white box. But it’s hard to imagine a better design for this purpose and this site.

Boston, Ma., 03/02/15, The Edward M. Kennedy Institute. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

A monument to Kennedy and the power of the Senate

The interactive, $78 million Edward Kennedy Institute is devoted to selling visitors on Kennedy’s belief in the power of public service.

Dining Out reviews

Where should you eat this week?

Whether going on a first date, planning a perfect proposal, or looking for a good bar scene, you have options. Check out the Globe’s reviews of dozens of Boston-area restaurants.

Television Review

A damning view of Scientology in HBO’s ‘Going Clear’

The HBO documentary combines interviews with former members, reenactments, and footage of Scientology events.

“Yes” campaign volunteers are going door to door to win the support of the undecided and persuade voters to go to the polls on May 22 to cast ballots in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage.


The greening of gay marriage in Ireland

A May 22 vote could make the deeply Catholic nation first in the world to approve a national popular referendum on same-sex marriage.

Yvonne Abraham

Seeding savings and hope for a college education

What if you could get low-income parents to save, even a little, for their children’s college education— and to start early, the way middle-class parents do?

South Weymouth Ma 03/24/2015 The state of the development at the former Naval Air Station South Weymouth . A former airplane hangar sits on land that may be redevelopeded, Their has been some development at the former naval air station. Staff/Photographer Jonathan Wiggs Topic: Reporter

Impasse over road stalls development at Weymouth base

Its latest developer has signalled it will pull out unless the state spends millions of dollars to extend the access road through the property.

A baseball field in Portland, Maine, was still snow-covered and closed on March 19.

After snowy winter, New England braces for mud

Mud season is a rite of spring, when the frozen ground melts, dirt roads turn into a mucky morass, and potholes gape through roadways.

Collection claims abuses move up to higher courts

Without the tougher rules, there is evidence that some of the district court defendants are never notified they have been sued.

On Saturday, relatives of one of the victims aboard Germanwings Flight 9525 added to the remembrances left at a monument set up near the site of the crash in the French Alps.

German copilot sought treatment for vision issue

Andreas Lubitz sought treatment for vision problems that may have jeopardized his ability to continue working as a pilot.

Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez (7) is shown against the St. Louis Cardinals in an exhibition spring training baseball game Monday, March 9, 2015, in Jupiter, Fla. Boston won 3-0. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)


Christian Vazquez’s injury is a sad, scary development

The Red Sox are anxious about the man they expected to bat ninth and catch 140 games this season.

Max Scherzer.


Max Scherzer talks a good game

Scherzer started his career with the Diamondbacks but really learned how to pitch with the Tigers.

John L. Allen Jr. | Crux

On pontiffs and popularity

The pope’s poll numbers remain sky-high, with the most recent Pew Forum study putting his approval rating among American Catholics at 90 percent.

Jerry Remy’s Fenway restaurant to reopen

After closing mysteriously earlier this month, the eatery will reopen just in time for the Red Sox home opener.

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.



// Elizabeth Warren casts a shadow on Clinton

The senator will affect a Clinton campaign, regardless whether the Mass. Democrat runs for president.

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.