In Arkansas, mixed views on religion, gay marriage

12arkansas - A large majority of the onlooking crowd were made up of the pro equal rights community. Eureka Springs Parade marching through the streets (Dylan Roberts for The Boston Globe)

Dylan Roberts for The Boston Globe

Residents in two towns in Arkansas are grappling with a complex divide between personal conviction and same-sex marriage.

// MBTA board shake-up comes after searing report

Six of seven board members will resign after Governor Baker asked them to step down following transit problems during the winter.

Boston Marathon bombing trial

Celeste Corcoran is depicted in a courtroom sketch on the first day of the penalty phase in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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Flipping off the dead

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s middle finger shows he was unrepentant about the carnage in the Marathon bombing.

// Bombings’ lasting effects described in penalty phase

Victims and family members testified about the lasting physical and emotional tolls on the first day of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s sentencing hearing.

Shirley Leung

// Developer has faith in the friars — and in a high-rise

Tom O’Brien is trying again to build a new home for the Franciscan friars who run the St. Anthony Shrine in downtown Boston.

Protesters marched to the site of Freddie Gray's arrest after a rally in Baltimore Tuesday.

Protesters gather in Baltimore after man’s death

The Justice Department said it would investigate the death of Freddie Gray, who died after he was placed in a police van.

// Man in body armor at hospital helipad is arraigned

Brad Clarke was allegedly found armed and wearing body armor near a Boston Medical Center helicopter pad.

Investigators looked in the walls of the Ted Williams Tunnel.

Troopers find man lost in wall of Ted Williams Tunnel

Daniel Kelly faces trespassing charges, and allegedly told investigators that he had no idea how he got there.

Ben Roethlisberger and Tom Brady.

Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff

Patriots will begin 2015 schedule with Steelers

The Patriots will play five games in prime time, the NFL announced, as it released its entire schedule Tuesday night.

// Marathon’s last finisher is ‘an inspiration’

Maickel Melamed, who has muscular dystrophy, completed the course after 20 hours.

Runners headed toward the finish on Boylston Street on Monday.

Doug Flutie, Andy Katz among notable names in Marathon

A number of notable people ran this year’s Marathon.

Drone-detection firm brought net guns to Marathon

The technology is an example of how the airborne machines are changing the security conversation.


Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

Why are migrants dying in the Mediterranean?

In the past week, more than 1,300 people have died trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to reach the shores of Europe.

// Ran Duan eyes cocktail competition, months after $4 dispute went viral

Ran Duan, whose kerfuffle with a Harvard proffesor was ablaze on social-media , will compete for cocktail glory.

dining out

// World flavors at Southie’s Moonshine 152

At the South Boston restaurant, chef-owner Asia Mei combines diverse influences to create an appealing neighborhood spot.

// Gold bar worth up to $500,000 recovered after heist

The bar was recovered in Florida from the March 1 robbery of an armored car bound for Boston.

Marathon trial podcast

// Episode 19: What to expect in penalty phase of Tsarnaev trial

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


You react

// Should Dzhokhar Tsarnaev be executed?

Globe Opinion is hosting a moderated forum during the course of the Dzhokhar Tsarnaev trial.

The Big Picture

The 2015 Boston Marathon

The running of the world-class Boston Marathon filled the cold and wet streets of the city for the 119th time.