Chinatown, immigrant haven, fights for its future

Activists Ruodi Duan, left, and Betty Fong work to protect tenants such a Pei Ying Yu, right, at 103 Hudson St.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

Boston’s last immigrant enclave in the heart of the city is trying to retain its identity during a construction boom.

At Olympics public hearing, worries about housing, transit

Those in attendance at the hearing Tuesday were polite, with many silently holding anti-Olympics signs.

Shirley Leung

// Boston 2024’s problem? It’s not John Fish, it’s us.

This is more than just about Fish and his improbable dream. At stake is nothing less than Boston’s reputation.


Somerville startup building atomic bomb detectors

Sarah Haig and her business partner, Andrew Inglis, are working to bring window-sized atomic bomb detectors to market.

01warbler - Breeding male blackpoll warbler (Setophaga striata). (Robert Royse)

Robert Royse

Tiny blackpoll warblers make mind-boggling migration

Researchers confirmed the small birds make incredible transoceanic flights by outfitting some of them with geolocator devices.

Jackie Bradley Jr. refuses to dwell on a nightmarish season in which he hit .198.


Unfazed, Jackie Bradley Jr. stays the course

“I can prove that what people saw last year wasn’t who I am as a player,” said the erstwhile center fielder.

Milan Lucic celebrates his game-winning third period goal with David Pastrnak and Ryan Spooner.

Bruins 3, Panthers 2

Late Milan Lucic goal lifts Bruins over Panthers

Lucic scored with 1:09 left in regulation as the Bruins rallied for the win at TD Garden.

Munch Madness 2015

Vote for a champion

It’s the last round to help choose the Boston area’s top restaurant. Which of these two eateries will get your vote?

Boston Marathon bombing trial

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Marathon bombing trial to go to jury as defense rests

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s defense rested its case after calling only 4 witnesses to show that he was influenced by his brother, Tamerlan.


// Blaming Tamerlan may have planted seeds of doubt

Defense lawyers focused on eroding the prosecution’s contention that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was as culpable as his brother.

Members of the media wait outside the home of Andrew Getty in the Hollywood Hills area of Los Angeles.

Associated Press

Getty heir most likely died of natural causes or accident

Andrew Getty, an heir in a family whose name is synonymous with elite wealth, was found dead in his Hollywood Hills home.

Strains grow for DCF workers

Workers at the beleaguered child welfare agency are contending with fleas, mice, and an overload of cases, a survey found.

Former Chelsea housing head Michael McLaughlin departed Moakley Federal Court after a hearing on Feb. 19, 2013.

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

Chelsea housing head was focused on retirement package

Michael McLaughlin repeatedly spoke of his lucrative financial package, according to court testimony.

Financial stress is hurting worker productivity

Stagnant wages and competing demands on workers’ wallets are having an adverse effect on productivity, a study shows.

// Dana-Farber head to retire next summer

Under Dr. Edward Benz Jr.’s tenure, the specialty hospital has grown to more than $1 billion in annual revenue.

// Kraft testifies Hernandez insisted he was innocent

During his testimony, the Patriots owner said he asked Hernandez to look him in the eyes and tell him the truth.

// Eating ham at Easter dates back to at least sixth-century

While the rest of the world celebrates with lamb, salty-sweet slices of cured pork have become the tradition in America.

Marathon trial podcast

// Episode 16: Tsarnaev’s defense rests

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


Robin Washington

// 10 things the MBTA doesn’t need to fix

Interviews with riders, advocates, critics, and management, as well as personal experience, found things that do work on the T.

The Big Picture

Toru Hanai/Reuters

Radioactive Fukushima

Trash sits in plastic sacks across the region, piling up in abandoned rice paddies, parking lots and even residents’ backyards.