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.
DCF workers deal with ‘shameful’ office conditions
Workers at the beleaguered child welfare agency are contending with fleas, mice, and an overload of cases, a survey found.
Tiny blackpoll warblers make mind-boggling migration
Researchers confirmed that the small birds make incredible transoceanic flights by outfitting some of them with geolocator devices.
Chinatown, immigrant haven, fights for its future
Boston’s last immigrant enclave in the heart of the city is trying to retain its identity during a construction boom.
Dana-Farber head to retire next summer
Under Dr. Edward Benz Jr.’s tenure, the specialty hospital has grown to more than $1 billion in annual revenue.
Eating ham at Easter dates back to at least sixth-century Germany
While the rest of the world celebrates with lamb, salty-sweet slices of cured pork have become the tradition in America.
Planting seeds of doubt
Defense lawyers focused on eroding the prosecution’s contention that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was as culpable as his brother.
Karyn Polito to officiate Senate president’s same-sex wedding
The lieutenant governor, a former gay marriage opponent, will officiate Stanley Rosenberg’s wedding to his domestic partner.
Indiana Governor Asks for Changes in Religious Freedom Law
Facing a national uproar over a religious freedom law, Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana said Tuesday that he wanted the measure changed by week’s end, even as he stepped up a vigorous defense of the law, rejecting claims that it would allow business to deny services to gays and lesbians.
10 things the MBTA doesn’t need to fix
Interviews with riders, advocates, critics, and management, as well as personal experience, found things that do work on the T.
Keolis, MBTA face grilling on Beacon Hill
“We inherited a train fleet that was old and facing serious maintenance issues,” Keolis GM Gerald Francis said at a Beacon Hill hearing.
In Nigeria’s election, Muhammadu Buhari defeats Goodluck Jonathan
KANO, Nigeria — With anger swelling about corruption, inequality, and a devastating Islamist insurgency in the nation’s north, Nigerians chose a former general who once ruled with an iron hand to be their next president, according to election results Tuesday.
State Department found 4 e-mails about drones sent by Clinton
The State Department says it can find only four e-mails sent between former Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton and her staff concerning drone strikes and certain US surveillance programs, and those notes have little to do with either subject.
Henry Clay’s lesson for today
The famous Kentucky senator can illuminate the modern political and temperamental divide in Washington.
Recipe for scalloped potatoes and celery root
Ham goes with scalloped potatoes the way peanut butter goes with jelly.
Kraft testifies Hernandez insisted he was innocent
During his testimony, the Patriots owner said he asked Hernandez to look him in the eyes and tell him the truth.
Lufthansa knew of co-pilot’s previous ‘severe depression’ in 2009
The copilot who crashed Flight 9525 had informed Lufthansa about a ‘‘previous episode of severe depression,’’ the airline said on Tuesday.
Obama Offers Major Blueprint on Climate Change
WASHINGTON — The White House on Tuesday introduced President Obama’s blueprint for cutting greenhouse gas emissions in the United States by nearly a third over the next decade.