Potential art theft a crime against city, library chief says

BPL chief Amy Ryan has no plans to resign.

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Boston Public Library president Amy Ryan gave her first interview since two valuable pieces of art were reported missing.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/water150-8797.jpg Brockton water service restored, boil-water order still in effect

The water will have to be tested and cleared by state environmental regulators before the order can be lifted.

Lobster traps lined the dock in Jonesport, Maine.

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US, Canadian fishermen at war over lobster waters

The rising price of lobster is fueling the tension in a centuries-old conflict over 277 square miles of disputed waters.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/24/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/T1.jpg MBTA union vows fight over Baker’s plan for agency

Union officials argue the proposal runs afoul of a federal law designed to protect collective bargaining rights.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/28/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/warren150-1346.jpg Elizabeth Warren’s populist bestseller earned her a bundle

The senator gained more than populist fame for taking on Wall Street and big banks. She also earned a small fortune.

Avago to buy chipmaker Broadcom in $37 billion deal

The purchase of Broadcom by the Singapore-based maker of semiconductors is the industry’s biggest acquisition ever.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/28/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/fung150-4314.jpg Fung Wah says state aims to keep it closed

A company official claims the state is preventing Fung Wah from finding a location from which to operate.

In Somerville, the number of single-family homes for sale fell 40 percent.

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Looking to buy a house in Greater Boston? Move fast

An already tight supply is even more dire in many municipalities this season, driving prices even higher and spurring bidding wars.

Alex Beam

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/27/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Alex_Beam_150px-1234.png Bush family shows how to build cottages, WASP-style

Since when is a 3,000-square foot, four-bedroom, four-and-half-bathroom home considered a “cottage”?

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/21/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/rathe_teenjobs_biz01.jpg Affluent teens twice as likely to find seasonal work

The teen employment gap found in a recent study is another illustration of why the nation’s income divide is persistent and growing.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/27/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/chin101113redsoxworkout_spt20-7077--90x90.jpg Why the Red Sox’ trade focus already may be shifting

It may well be that acquiring so-called “rental” players won’t make a lot of sense for the Sox.

GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 01: Jonathan Casillas #52 of the New England Patriots celebrates with the Vince Lombardi Trophy after defeating the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 to win Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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Patriots hated because they can’t be trusted

Winning is not the only reason the Patriots inspire enmity from fans and commentators from other corners of the country.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/01.UndertheWaveoffKanagawa.jpg Who are the artistic geniuses of today?

Would we even recognize the Beethovens and Mozarts, the Picassos and da Vincis, the Shakespeares and Jane Austens?

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryansnowfarm1_met.jpg Filthy snow piles remain, even as temperatures climb

Trash-filled reminders of winter are still hanging around in parts of Boston, Quincy, and Somerville.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/28/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/pipe150-4399.jpg Is 20 the new 60?

Today’s young adults are finding relief in the old-fashioned leisure of their grandparents.

The Big Picture

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Texas flooding

Major rainfall over the past few days has caused severe flooding and property damage in parts of Texas.