Lelisa Desisa returned to win after Marathon bombings

His rewards were the same as two years ago, but the memory of this victory, both for the champion and the city, will be one to savor.

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The Kenyan outkicked Ethiopia’s Mare Dibaba as the two sprinted together in a tight finish.

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Throngs of spectators, undaunted by tight security and gray skies, cheered on legions of runners along the course.

Scenes from the Marathon finish line

The rain and cold proved challenging for some racers, but plenty reacted with joy as they crossed the finish line.

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The starts were orderly in Hopkinton and the rain mostly held off, until the fourth wave of runners.

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Completing the 2015 Boston Marathon wasn’t enough of a milestone for Daniel Koh and Amy Sennett.

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Keflezighi, last year’s winner of the men’s race, held Hilary Dionne’s hand as they both crossed the finish line.

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After he heard that a runner had picked it up along the race route, Jeff Glaser and his ring were quickly reunited.

Kathleen Kingsbury

Boston Globe wins Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing

Globe editorial writer Kathleen Kingsbury won the award for a series of editorials about restaurant labor.

KEVIN CULLEN

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Stephen Segatore carries an unshakable belief that when she died, Krystle Campbell was not suffering.

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Margaret Hamilton was a pioneer in the discipline, credited with coining the term “software engineering.”

The school system’s new headquarters in Dudley Square offers city views from a roof deck.

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Boston public school system moves into sleek new headquarters

It’s a little disorienting inside the new headquarters for Boston’s public school system. Is this a high-tech startup’s office?

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

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The long-suffering city celebrated the Cavaliers’ Game 1 victory Sunday like it was the end of the NBA Finals.

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Red Sox defeat Orioles in rain-shortened Patriots Day game

The Red Sox defeated the Orioles, 7-1, in a game called in the seventh inning after a long rain delay.

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Super Bowl champs opened voluntary program on Monday at Gillette Stadium.

Law enforecement officials searched the home of Robert Gentile  in Manchester, Conn., in 2012.

Conn. crime figure allegedly offered to sell Gardner paintings

Robert Gentile offered to sell two of the paintings stolen in the 1990 heist for $500,000 apiece, a prosecutor said.

Marathon trial podcast

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

Opinion

Editorial series

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Kathleen Kingsbury was awarded the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing for her series examining the restaurant industry.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Coachella 2015

Music fans gathered to hear a wide variety of musical styles at this year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.