The boy who burned inside

There was no one to protect Marco Flores, and, just 9 when it started, he couldn’t protect himself. But then one day he realized that others he loved were in danger, and that it was up to him to end it. By Maria Cramer

A Globe report last year found overcrowded apartments riddle the city’s college neighborhoods.


Boston has yet to punish anyone for overcrowded student apartments

The number of citations written to landlords violating the overcrowding ordinance is zero.

// Ex-convict arrested in killings of wealthy D.C. family, housekeeper

Authorities believe that more than one person was responsible for the murders and blaze.

Josh Duggar.

TLC pulls ‘19 Kids and Counting’ amid molestation allegations

TLC pulled the series from its schedule after reports of sexual misconduct allegations against Josh Duggar from when he was a juvenile.

FILE - This is an Aug. 5, 2011, file photo showing NFL Comissioner Roger Goodell, left, and NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith shaking hands after signing their collective bargaining agreement at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Saying the NFL is

Goodell reportedly won’t recuse himself from Brady’s appeal

The NFL rejected the NFLPA’s request for Roger Goodell to recuse himself as arbitrator in Tom Brady’s appeal case.

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

Chris Christie delivers profanity-laced jokes at N.J. event

The Ney Jersey governor mocked reporters at an event known for its off-color skits and envelope-pushing humor.


Magazine | Perspective

What can’t grads afford because of student loans? Kids

Crushing debt is making a generation put off living their lives.

// Headmaster’s car covered with notes of appreciation

Boston Arts Academy headmaster Anne Clark’s black Honda CRV disappeared under a sea of neon sticky notes.

Hillary Clinton waved to the audience at Smuttynose Brewery in Hampton, N.H.

Clinton N.H. trip interrupted by Benghazi e-mail release

“I’m glad that the e-mails are starting to come out,” Clinton said. “It is something that I’ve asked to be done, as you know, for a long time.”

// Speaking in R.I., Yellen says rate hike likely this year

The Federal Reserve chair expects the central bank to raise interest rates as the economy continues to improve.

A veteran helped place flags on Boston Common on Wednesday to honor fallen military members from Mass.

Remembering the toll the Iraq, Afghanistan wars had on Mass.

Since the wars began in 2001 and 2003, 124 US servicemen and women from Mass. have died.

Traffic backs up on roadways ahead of holiday weekend

Roadways around the state are filling up as drivers get a head start on Memorial Day weekend, State Police say.

// Hitting the road? Here are five myths about holiday traffic

As you sit on a brake-light-bathed stretch of tarmac, there will be time to consider myths about this problem of our own making.

// ‘There’s still a lot of work to do’ for T proposal, governor says

Several aspects of Baker’s legislation remain unresolved, and still face signifcant resistance from the T’s unions.

Steinert Hall

Jessica Rinaldi for The Boston Globe

Silent for decades, underground theater set to be revived

Steinert Hall is one of the most intriguing secrets of the city. A new owner could restore it to its former glory.

House asks high court for opinion in tax dispute

The move over taxes ratchets up tensions between the liberal-leaning Senate and the more conservative House.

// IndyCar street race coming to Seaport district in 2016

An 11-turn, 2.25-mile temporary street circuit will encircle the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.

Marathon trial podcast

// What happens next for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev?

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


Michael A. Cohen

// Marco Rubio’s tough-guy act on foreign policy

There’s a lot more bark than bite to the presidential candidate’s fearmongering message.

The Big Picture

Cities in the clouds

A selection of images of cities shrouded in weather that makes them appear to be living among the clouds.