National Guard activated as violence shakes Baltimore

Protesters climbed atop a destroyed Baltimore Police car.


Protesters looted stores, set fires, and pelted police in riot gear with rocks following the funeral of Freddie Gray.

Nepal soldiers carried a body recovered Monday from the rubble of a house in Bhaktapur

Many left out as aid flows to Nepal

Many of the worst-hit villages in the ridges around Katmandu remain a black hole, surrounded by landslides that make them inaccessible.

The earthquake that set off avalanches near Mount Everest has killed more than 4,000.

Boston doctors, rescuers rush to help Nepal effort

A Boston-based rescue service for international travelers said it would send helicopters and medical teams to Mount Everest.

Secretary of State John Kerry taps local chefs to prepare special meals for his global guests.

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John Kerry deploys culinary diplomacy for foreign visitors

US Secretary of State John Kerry has shown off Boston’s emergent culinary scene to international dignitaries, including the prime minister of Japan.

A Miami Beach sunscreen dispenser.

City Councilor wants free sunscreen dispensers in Boston parks

Boston City Councilor Matt O’Malley suggested the program could be funded through a partnership with a sunscreen maker.


// Red Sox earn walkoff win over Blue Jays

The Red Sox allowed three runs in the first inning but won at Fenway on a single.

Ervin Pejo worked in an MGH anesthesiology research lab.

Partners moves to commercialize more of its research

The state’s biggest health system wants to commercialize more of the technology that comes out of its prestigious teaching hospitals.

A lab worker held medication at Cambridge’s AMAG Phamaceuticals.

State’s drug makers defend high costs of medicines

The heads of the state’s most prominent drug makers feel the public doesn’t fully understand what they get for their money.

Boston Marathon bombing trial

In a courtroom sketch, defense attorney David Bruck is depicted addressing the jury during the penalty phase in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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Tsarnaev’s defense team cites sway of mother, brother

The defense identified Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s mother as a major force in destabilizing the family through religious fanaticism and emotional volatility.


The case for letting Tsarnaev live

The strategy for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s lawyers became clear on Monday: hell in a cell is infinitely preferable to dead in a bed.

A car was buried under snow in Hyde Park in February. Last winter was Boston’s snowiest on record.

Sean Proctor/Globe Staff

Study links extreme weather to global warming

Scientists found warming responsible for about 75 percent of daily heat extremes and about 18 percent of precipitation extremes.

Kyle Bass has challenged patents that drug and biotech companies hold for some of their medicines.

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Patent crusade benefits whom?

Hedge fund manager Kyle Bass has been challenging the patents that drug companies hold for some of their most lucrative medicines.

Suffolk University to sell two buildings

The move is the latest in a series of changes that have shifted the campus core from Beacon Hill to downtown.

The Telling Room gives young immigrant writers a voice

The Portland program uses storytelling to foster personal and artistic growth in young people, many from refugee and immigrant families.

Man arrested for seventh OUI

Harold Reardon, whose license was suspended for life in 2009, was arrested Monday afternoon.

Saugus teens accused of rape released on bail

The victim had submitted a letter saying the incident, which was recorded and distributed on social media, was consensual.

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.



// A united front in the opioid battle

The epidemic requires coordinated and comprehensive action, write US HHS Secretary Burwell, Governor Baker, and state HHS Secretary Marylou Sudders.

The Big Picture

Damaged buildings in Kathmandu.

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Thousands killed in Earthquake in Nepal

The death toll continues to rise after Saturday’s earthquake, and thousands of survivors are contending with the destruction.