Sharp script and a versatile cast add color to Lyric’s noir-ish ‘City of Angels’
“City of Angels,’’ now at Lyric Stage Company of Boston under the energetic direction of Spiro Veloudos, is a clever but uneven musical.
Kennedy knew differences shouldn’t ‘become barriers,’ Obama says
President Obama and other politicians spoke at the dedication of the Edward Kennedy Institute in Dorchester today.
MBTA didn’t use common methods during storms
Frank DePaola, interim general manager for the MBTA, said the T could have used anti-icing fluid on its third rails.
As jurors weep, Martin Richard’s death detailed
With boy’s parents in the courtroom, a medical examiner detailed Martin Richard’s fatal injuries before the prosecution rested its case.
In-hospital care saves money — and lives
Hospitals that discharge patients to expensive skilled nursing facilities are raising costs and reducing care quality.
Mass. Lottery vendors look the other way as minors gamble
The Massachusetts State Lottery Commission has a share of the responsibility in ensuring its games are played responsibly.
Nerves on edge in Nigeria as vote count begins
In a cliffhanger of an election, early returns Monday night from half the states showed Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari almosbt even in states won.
Stevens sings of forgiveness, family on ‘Carrie & Lowell’
Written in the wake of his mother’s death, Sufjan Stevens’s devastating new album is a beautiful elegy to loss and grief and the ways we process and move beyond both.
The innocence that was shattered
The prosecution rested its case with a description of injuries to Martin Richard, who embodied the innocence that was lost.
Russian museum seeks a warmer adjective for Ivan the Terrible
Ivan the Terrible, the Russian czar, should really be considered Ivan the Not So Bad, according to a wildly popular historical exhibition held recently near the Kremlin. The exhibition accused the Western news media of miscasting Czar Ivan IV as “the Terrible.”
Porbeagle shark could be listed as endangered
Federal regulators say they are reviewing the status of the porbeagle shark to determine if listing the species under the Endangered Species Act is warranted.
Court order allows Cranston teachers to observe Good Friday
Cranston teachers will be allowed to observe Good Friday despite objections from the city’s school department.
State senator brings back students’ hawk bill
The unsuccessful bill brought by a group of New Hampshire fourth-graders to name the red-tailed hawk as the state’s official raptor is back.
Police use iPhone app to find stolen purse, alleged thief
Police used an iPhone app to track down a thief after he stole a woman’s purse in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood, police said.
Tuesday’s business agenda
The Olympics, behavioral economics, and more notable events and things to know.
Realistically, how good are these Red Sox?
Many prognosticators like the Sox’ chances, but that might be a reflection of the division, not the team.
Breaking down the Red Sox catching situation
Christian Vazquez’s injury is unsettling, but the Sox believe they have enough depth at the position for now.
Historically, local voters don’t favor Olympics
Munich, Krakow, and Denver all got the thumbs-down when they made their Olympic bids a referendum.
Patriots take a look at linebacker Rolando McClain
McClain had a solid season with Dallas last year after a stormy tenure with the Raiders.
Avery Bradley leads Celtics past Hornets in Charlotte
Bradley scored 30 points as the Celtics recovered from a loss to the Clippers on Sunday night.