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Take the NFL QB walk around Boston

Want to experience just how far the eight quarterbacks remaining in the NFL have passed the football this season? We've mapped a route, starting from Government Center, that shows their passing distance in a different way. Click the logo at the end to see where it takes you.
4,827 yd.
Tom Brady Patriots
4,719 yd.
Matt Ryan Falcons
4,659 yd.
Peyton Manning Broncos
4,295 yd.
Aaron Rodgers Packers
4,008 yd.
Matt Schaub Texans
3,817 yd.
Joe Flacco Ravens
3,118 yd.
Russell Wilson Seahawks
1,814 yd.
Colin Kaepernick 49ers


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Lincoln Elementary is ‘just a school’ trying to teach kids

This K-5 school in Revere is fighting to even the educational playing field.

Captain in migrant disaster arrested, officials say

The captain was also charged with multiple reckless homicide in connection with the sinking, the Associated Press reported.

Alabama Shakes, ‘Sound & Color’

Rockers Alabama Shakes meandered from gauzy, slow-burning ballads to bracing blasts of riffing and shouting.

For Tsarnaev jury, records suggest death sentence is the exception

The jury that convicted Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will reconvene on Tuesday to begin considering whether he should be sentenced to death.

Stoking a vital startup scene

Collaboration should be omnipresent in this city.

Sincerity, joy reflected in Liotard’s ‘Mirror’

Painting a girl singing to her reflection, Jean-Etienne Liotard expresses a sincerity, a joy, and a lack of self-censure that are altogether remarkable.

UK family of six trying to join Islamic State arrested in Turkey

Turkish police on Monday arrested a missing British couple with four children who are believed to have been heading to Syria to join the Islamic State, an official said. Asif Malik and his partner, Sara Kiran, were arrested in a hotel in Ankara and their four children — aged between 12 months and 7 years old — were also taken into custody.

The new science of medicine

The US is in the midst of an awkward transition from the industrial age of health care to the math-based information age.

Passion Pit, ‘Kindred’

Passion Pit’s new third album is the Boston-bred band’s most unsinkable effort yet.

US warship heads to Yemeni waters; could block Iran weapons

In a stepped-up response to Iranian backing of Shi’ite rebels in Yemen, the Navy aircraft carrier, USS Theodore Roosevelt, is steaming toward the waters off Yemen to beef up security and join other American ships that are prepared to intercept any Iranian vessels carrying weapons to the Houthi rebels.

Minutemen gather for Patriots Day reenactments

While the story is always the same, spectators found a thrill in seeing the Battle of Lexington in action.

The EU must take responsibility for migrant ships crisis

Already this year, more than 900 migrants have perished in the Mediterranean.

Yelawolf, ‘Love Story’

If you scratch Southern roots-rapper Yelawolf’s songs’ surfaces, you hear a smart, sensitive outsider searching for some solace.

Charter schools take a commendable step

Charters are aiming to do better with two groups where they fall short: special education students and those who speak only limited English.

John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, ‘Live In 1967’

Previously unreleased tapes document the 1967 music centered around the powerhouse core of guitarist Peter Green, drummer Mick Fleetwood, and bassist John McVie.

Speedy Ortiz, ‘Foil Deer’

The members of Speedy Ortiz are devoted disciples of ’90s alt-rock, but insist on bleeding their influences and borrowings into one another on “Foil Deer.”

Bands, fans flock to Coachella Festival

Music fans gathered to hear a wide variety of musical styles at this year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, held over the past two weekends in Indio, Calif.

Differing visions of photography at Danforth Art

Elizabeth Ellenwood’s photographs, and a pairing of Amy Ragus’s photographs with Prilla Smith Brackett’s mixed-media works, are at Danforth Art.

‘Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town’ by Jon Krakauer

In “Missoula,” Jon Krakauer takes a close look at the issue of acquaintance rape through a series of cases in Missoula, Mont.

Novartis’s cancer focus is immune system

“We’re trying to educate the immune system to recognize cancer cells as foreign. Our goal is to cure cancer,” said the company’s global research chief.

Raytheon targeting computer weaknesses with $1.9 billion cybersecurity deal

Raytheon Co. said it will take ownership of a new cybersecurity company it’s creating with private-equity firm Vista Equity Partners.

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