Baker official scolds MBTA over land sale to Wynn

A top state regulator says the MBTA rushed the sale of land that Wynn Resorts wants for the entrance to a casino in Everett.

Pockets in Mass. cities still lack health insurance

An analysis shows that despite the state’s health care law, places remain with a relatively high percentage of uninsured people.

Secretary of State John Kerry looked out of his hotel window in Lausanne, Switzerland on Wednesday.

Stakes high for Kerry on Iran nuclear deal

Secretary of State John Kerry has invested so much in negotiations with Iran that they could shape his legacy, for better or worse, analysts say.

Shaun Harrison, near his Dorchester home in 2005.

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Questions surround street preacher’s puzzling fall

Some information about Shaun Harrison, a preacher accused in the shooting of a 17-year-old student, is elusive.

Day care worker charged with sexual abuse

A Bridgewater State University student has been charged with sexually abusing children at the on-campus day care center where he worked.

Kenyan police officers took cover outside the Garissa University College during an attack by gunmen in Garissa, Kenya.

Gunmen attack university in northeastern Kenya

Gunmen shot indiscriminately in dormitories, killing at least 15 people, and wounding 29 others.

// Walsh under pressure to hike fees on developers

Nonprofits are urging Mayor Walsh to boost funding for affordable housing by increasing fees on commercial developments.

Wounded Boston Police officer views video of his point-blank shooting

Officials plan to release the video after the family of the alleged shooter, Angelo West, can view it.

Boston Marathon bombing trial

Interactive database

Explore the evidence in the case

A look at the witnesses, evidence, and key players in the trial.

Boston College and the University of Connecticut faced off at the New England Baseball Complex in Northborough, where three fields are in high demand while many area college diamonds are still buried in snow. Specialists with heavy equipment cleared 5-foot drifts to make the synthetic fields ready.

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Northborough baseball complex is haven for snowed-out teams

Local squads are taking refuge on three synthetic fields while their home diamonds remain unplayable.

Yvonne Abraham

Morale low at troubled DCF

If employees of the Department of Children and Families are this miserable, imagine what it’s like to be the kids in their care.

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// Trevor Noah feels the envelope push back

Noah is a comedian who’s pushed the taste envelope in pursuit of laughs and maybe insights about our world.

Tech Lab

Everyone can broadcast. But will anyone watch?

Apps that let users broadcast live video have been with us for years. But suddenly, people are starting to use them.

Rhea McCullough posed in her Daenerys Targaryen costume, from Season 4 of “Game of Thrones,” in her South Grafton apartment.

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At Anime Boston, fans take cosplay seriously

Anime Boston cosplayers will bring their handmade costumes, and commitment, to the Hynes this weekend.

Alex Feldman, also known as Alex the Jester, handed out dollar bills at Harvard Square, something he’s been doing for the past 23 years on Aprils Fools Day.

A fool and his money are not soon parted

As he’s done for 23 years on April Fools Day, Alex Feldman again proved it is very difficult to persuade a stranger to take free money.

Christian Vazquez was injured making a thrown against the Yankees on March 13.

red sox notebook

Christian Vazquez will have season-ending elbow surgery

The loss of Christian Vazquez for all of 2015 could alter the course of the Red Sox’ season.

Munch Madness 2015

Vote for a champion

It’s the last round to help choose the Boston area’s top restaurant. Which of these two eateries will get your vote?

Marathon trial podcast

// Episode 16: Tsarnaev’s defense rests

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


Janice Page

// The Angelina Jolie effect

The actress could be a powerful advocate for access to technologies and treatments that give more women a fair shot.

The Big Picture

Toru Hanai/Reuters

Radioactive Fukushima

Trash sits in plastic sacks across the region, piling up in abandoned rice paddies, parking lots and even residents’ backyards.