Cost of public records is challenged

A lawyer filed a records request to find out more about prison search practices. Officials told her she could have it — for $4,300.

 The 3,000-square-foot home being built for Jeb Bush will be the second-largest house on the family’s compound.


New ‘cottage’ at Maine compound for Jeb Bush

Having a 3,000-square-foot vacation home erected could be a vivid reminder of the complications facing his campaign.

Kevin Cullen

// A paradigm shift the Irish were more than ready for

Even while the Irish still go to Mass more than most Europeans, they are decidedly secular when it comes to their rights.

Residents in Dublin celebrated the results of the vote.

Resounding yes to gay marriage in a new Ireland

Ireland swept aside the Catholic Church’s opposition, becoming the first nation to approve same-sex marriage by a popular vote.

// Salvadoran archbishop remembered in E. Boston

On Saturday, the iconic — and at one point controversial — Catholic martyr Oscar Romero was beatified.

A fan at Saturday’s Red Sox game wore a shirt that read

Patriots fans plan ‘Free Tom Brady’ rally Sunday at Gillette

The rally is “to protest the unjust football arrest of half God half man Tom Brady,’’ according to a Facebook page for the event.

Passenger killed in single-car rollover in Burlington

A woman was killed and a man was hospitalized in a single-vehicle rollover in Burlington on Saturday, officials said.

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Four stories of escaping poverty in Boston

Finding a way to move up and out was daunting, but acquiring skills helped make it work for these four people.

Yvonne Abraham

// Eyewitness accounts can be reliably unreliable

If we had known as much about the limits of memory in 1994, Angel Echavarria might not have spent half his life behind bars.

Mike Napoli was a happy man upon returning to the Red Sox dugout following his solo home run in the second inning.

Red Sox 8, Angels 3

Mike Napoli’s two homers power Red Sox

The long-slumping first baseman went deep to left field twice as the Red Sox snapped a three-game losing streak.

Barbara Jackson and Brian Pomodoro with a photo of their eldest child, Gwen, who came out as transgender three years ago.

Families with a transgender child learn and change

More families are speaking out about their experience of raising a transgender child day-to-day.

Facebook-themed art at the company’s Kendall Square office.

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What’s next for Kendall Square?

The past five years have seen brand-name companies set up shop in the square, hiring thousands of people in the process.

Elephants are credited with helping to win Allied victory in Burma in World War II.


The animals conscripted into human wars

That civilians die in war is tragic; that we even drag other species into our conflicts deepens the sorrow.

Why we’re healthier in the summer, sicker in the winter

It’s not just a perception: Humans are actually less ill during the summer than the winter. Now, researchers may have discovered why.

Tove Lo performed at Boston Calling on Saturday.


Scenes from Boston Calling Music Festival

The event at City Hall Plaza continued to rock Saturday with the sounds of Tove Lo, Gerard Way, and other musical acts.

The Big Picture

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Oil spill in California

The governor declared a state of emergency after about 105,000 gallons of oil were spilled, affecting nine miles of the scenic coast.