The boy who burned inside

There was no one to protect Marco Flores, and, just 9 when it started, he couldn’t protect himself. But then one day he realized that others he loved were in danger, and that it was up to him to end it. By Maria Cramer


// What makes shows like ‘Mad Men’ so great?

What is the tie that binds “Mad Men,” “The Wire,” and others that puts them in a more rarefied group?

// Reality star Josh Duggar apologizes amid molestation allegations

The 27-year-old, a member of the family that stars on TLC’s ‘‘19 Kids and Counting,’’ also resigned from the Family Research Council.


Magazine | Perspective

What can’t grads afford because of student loans? Kids

Crushing debt is making a generation put off living their lives.

// Brady’s consumer appeal now on par with Bill O’Reilly

In the wake of Deflategate, Tom Brady’s appeal is now closer to an image-challenged lot headlined by Martha Stewart and Dane Cook.

// Headmaster’s car covered with notes of appreciation

Boston Arts Academy headmaster Anne Clark’s black Honda CRV disappeared under a sea of neon sticky notes.

// Warm, sunny weather set for Memorial Day weekend

After a cold Friday night, temperatures will rise over the weekend.

//[1].jpg Searching for the inspiration behind Archie Comics’ Betty

A new documentary film called “Archie’s Betty” explores Archie Comics cartoonist Bob Montana’s past in Haverhill.

Michael Soolkin and his children, David, 17, and Liz, 22, of Swampscott, members of the family that discovered the vandalism at the Holocaust memorial, lit a candle during Friday’s peace rally.

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Hundreds decry desecration of Holocaust memorial

A memorial in Lynn was discovered desecrated with pieces of raw pork earlier this week.

// State Dept. releases Clinton e-mails in Benghazi probe

The documents cover e-mails between 2011 and 2012 related to the Benghazi facility and its security.

//[2].jpg US delegation to visit IOC in Switzerland for talks on Boston bid

Boston and US Olympic leaders will discuss the city’s struggling candidacy for the 2024 Summer Games.

// Ex-convict accused in killings of wealthy D.C. family, housekeeper

Daron Dylon Wint, 34, was arrested about a week after he allegedly murdered the family and set their mansion on fire.

IndyCars competed in the Baltimore Grand Prix in 2011. A similar race is scheduled for the streets of the South Boston waterfront in 2016.

IndyCar street race coming to Seaport district in 2016

An 11-turn, 2.25-mile temporary street circuit will encircle the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.

Boston officer placed on leave while US mulls next step

Commissioner William Evans didn’t explain what the officer might have done to draw the attention of federal law enforcement.

// Daily Table aims to serve up affordable, healthy foods

Unlike Whole Foods and Star Market, the new Dorchester business isn’t built on profit margins or sales growth.

// ISIS captures Iraqi town, kills dozens in Syria’s Palmyra

The militant group continued to extend its control of key areas of Iraq and Syria and killing opponents in captured areas.

Marathon trial podcast

// What happens next for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev?

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



// Curb presidential pensions

Every living former president is a multimillionaire, so why should taxpayers fund an allowance for any of them?

The Big Picture

Cities in the clouds

A selection of images of cities shrouded in weather that makes them appear to be living among the clouds.