US Ambassador Caroline Kennedy led a tour of the JFK Library for Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (left) on Sunday.

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Japan’s prime minister visits Boston’s JFK museum

Shinzo Abe was also scheduled to have dinner with John Kerry at his Beacon Hill home and visit the site of the Marathon bombings.

// Kevin Love says he thinks Kelly Olynyk hurt him intentionally

Love dislocated his shoulder early in the first quarter after getting tangled with Olynyk.

With 36.1 seconds remaining there was no quit in coach Brad Stevens as he huddled with his Celtics.


Despite loss, Celtics have winner in Brad Stevens

The most significant development this season was the emergence of Stevens as one of the league’s premier coaches and motivators.

From left to right: Governor Charlie Baker, Senate President Stanley Rosenberg, and House Speaker Robert DeLeo.

Beacon Hill’s ‘Big Three’ learn to get along in the early going

However, competing ideas on issues like how to fix the MBTA underscore an ideological split in the state’s political leadership.

Orioles right fielder Delmon Young (27) scores on a Steve Pearce (28) sacrifice fly in the second inning.

Orioles 18, Red Sox 7

Red Sox get rocked by Orioles in second straight loss

The Red Sox had a rough series finale against the Orioles Sunday, falling 18-7 at Camden Yards.

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They do: The scholarly about-face on marriage

A mood of cautious agreement signals the possibility of a rare detente in one battlefront of the culture wars.

 Principal Beryl New of Highland Park High School says the school’s funding is “a blatant economic status issue.”

Kansas tax fight echoes 1954 rights case

In the state where “separate but equal” died, the governor’s bet on supply-side economics imperils school gains.

Three new Vermont restaurants worth drooling over

Get to Vermont soon to try out these new restaurants, in Brattleboro, Stowe, and Winooski.

Historians believe more than 1,800 lives were lost when the Sultana exploded and burned on the Mississippi in 1865.


8 reasons why we forget some historical events

Remember the Sultana? It’s the greatest maritime disaster in US history.

Boston Marathon bombing trial

Poll shows few favor death for Tsarnaev

Less than 20 percent of Mass. residents believe Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should be put to death, a Globe poll shows.

The interior of the US Penitentiary Administrative Maximum Facility is stark, quiet, and very clean.

Colorado prison is ‘Alcatraz of the Rockies’

The Supermax prison houses the worst of the worst. And Dzhokhar Tsarnaev may soon call it home.

A 600-seat auditorium, a black box theater, and soundproofed practice rooms are among the features at the new high school.

Concord-Carlisle High set to open

The $93 million environmentally friendly school will welcome students after nearly 18 years of planning, setbacks and construction.

Rescue workers removed debris as they searched for victims of earthquake in Bhaktapur near Kathmandu.

Niranjan Shrestha/AP

Shocks terrify survivors of Nepal quake that killed 2,500

Tens of thousands braced against the aftershocks Sunday while digging for survivors in the devastation.

Woman fatally injured in farm accident in Lincoln

The woman, who was in her 60s, reportedly died after a tractor she was riding overturned, trapping her.

Boston officer on desk duty after shots fired near Fenway

The move comes after shots were fired early Sunday outside of a bar across the street from Fenway Park.

Woman killed in I-495 crash in Franklin

A woman’s car struck a guardrail on Route 495 in Franklin on Saturday, splitting it and killing the passenger instantly.

Marathon trial podcast

// Episode 22: The prosecution rests in penalty phase

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


Scott Lajoie

// Get excited about the SATs

Has the backlash against aptitude testing gone too far?

The Big Picture

 People attend a commemoration ceremony to mark the centenary of the mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks at the Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex in Yerevan, Armenia, on April 24. The Armenian Apostolic Church on Thursday made saints of up to 1.5 million Armenians at an open air ceremony to commemorate their killing. (David Mdzinarishvili/Reuters)

David Mdzinarishvili/Reuters

The big picture

Remembering Armenia’s losses

People around the world this week remembered the estimated 1.5 million Armenians killed over a two-year period.