2 young boys killed in 4-alarm Lawrence fire

The fire in the six-unit building on Kingston Street was reported Tuesday morning.

Aram Boghosian for the Globe

A powerful fire ripped through an apartment building, killing two boys who were trapped in a third floor bedroom, officials said.

Mental health record may be predictor for Charlie Baker

Baker’s strategy with the state’s mental health system in 1991 may be a window into how he might handle costly issues as governor.

Robel Phillipos (center) is charged with lying to the FBI.

Closing arguments begin in trial of Robel Phillipos

The friend of Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is charged with lying to the FBI.

Duxbury spent $128 million on a new high school.

George Rizer/Globe Staff/File


Teaching the wrong lesson at Duxbury High

The town spent $128 million on a new high school, but can’t afford common sense for school administrators.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/21/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/demo150-8423.jpg Blackstone home where infants’ bodies found being torn down

The demolition of the squalid house began Tuesday and is expected to take two days.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/shelter.jpg Displaced Long Island homeless crowd South End shelter

Some of the 700 former residents of the homeless shelter on Long Island now live in cramped, disorienting conditions.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/21/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/IMG_3188-8446.jpg After Keene, N.H., riots, soul-searching and a mortified citizenry

For locals, the incident is a considerable black eye for the city, which is known for its postcard-cute Main Street and its beloved festivals.

Dr. Vivek Murthy was in Washington in February for a confirmation hearing to be surgeon general.

Amid Ebola worry, nomination for surgeon general languishes

Politicians in both parties oppose the appointment of Dr. Vivek Murthy, a physician at Brigham and Women’s hospital.