Harvard endowment posts 15.4 percent gain

The nation’s largest university endowment had $36.4 billion in assets at the end of its fiscal year on June 30.

Robel Phillipos, 21, is charged with lying to authorities investigating the bombing.

Judge denies venue change for Tsarnaev friend

Robel Phillipos, 21, is charged with lying to authorities investigating the bombing.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/23/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/gsj1.jpg Pair found guilty in murder of pizza delivery man

The men were convicted of first-degree murder in the killing of a Domino’s Pizza delivery man in Hyde Park in 2010.

Stolen US-made equipment a key focus in ISIS fight

The Islamic State’s reliance on American-made equipment has highlighted concerns about plans to supply rebels in Syria.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/23/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/afghan150-10588.jpg Details scarce over why Afghan soldiers left Cape

The three men, who are now in the custody of immigration officials, apparently visited a Mashpee strip club before they vanished.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/23/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/truedetective2.jpg Farrell, Vaughn set for ‘True Detective’ season 2

Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn will star in the second season of HBO’s ‘‘True Detective.’’

Charlie Baker in his office at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care in 2005.

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Shirley Leung

Charlie Baker saved Harvard Pilgrim

When Baker departed as the company’s CEO, it was rated as the country’s best health insurer.

An iconic statue of a lion atop the Old State House on Washington Street in Boston was hoisted down from its rooftop perch for restoration.

Time capsule found inside Old State House lion statue

A sculptor hopes to find a way to retrieve the time capsule with minimal damage to the lion.

Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck believes draft picks Marcus Smart and James Young “can really add something to this team.” AP Photo/Steven Senne


Celtics brass tempers expectations for the season

Wyc Grousbeck and Danny Ainge didn’t make a big deal this summer but both said they like the players they have.

Xander Bogaerts and Dustin Pedroia take the field.


Projecting the Red Sox’ 2015 Opening Day roster

Outside of David Ortiz and Dustin Pedroia, anybody could be moved for the right return.

A motorist passed by a poster of Martin Walsh in Ireland.

Walsh finishes trip to Irish region of his forebears

More than 1,000 people packed what resembled a victory party Monday night, when an emotional Martin Walsh addressed the throng.


Book review

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/19/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/Merkin,Daphne(C)TinaTurnbow.jpg ‘The Fame Lunches’ by Daphne Merkin

Merkin’s essays showcase a fearless intelligence, although one that might be a bit too intense to take in all at once.