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.
Tsarnaev defense may take advantage of lone-wolf image
The lone-wolf attacker portrayed by prosecutors could also be someone who was troubled and easily influenced by others, defense lawyers may argue.
Some realtors set prices low to generate bidding wars
Some agents in hot markets are listing properties for less than they expect to get in order to trigger even more interest.
MBTA studies other cities, learns where it went wrong
The MBTA’s interim GM said the agency made “eye-opening” discoveries when it compared its cold-weather practices to other cities.
Focusing on Martin Richard’s death, US rests in Tsarnaev trial
With the boy’s parents in the courtroom, a medical examiner detailed Martin Richard’s fatal injuries while jurors wept.
Obama, senators, honor Kennedy at dedication
President Obama and a parade of other top officials offered a flow of memories at the dedication of the Edward Kennedy Institute.
T.S. Eliot’s old summer home could become writers’ retreat
Eliot spent his formative childhood summers in a wood-shingled, seven-bedroom seaside house on Gloucester’s Eastern Point.
Strike in Yemen kills dozens at refugee camp
As many as 40 people died and about 200 were wounded in the attack on the Mazraq camp in Hajjah province.
Shooting at NSA complex leaves motorist dead
One man was killed and a second was injured Monday when their car sped toward an NSA police vehicle and security personnel opened fire.
Suspect’s death capped a violent life
Angelo West, who allegedly shot police officer John Moynihan, had been convicted on multiple gun and drug charges during his 41 years.
In ‘Dovekeepers,’ romance is hot but historical drama lacks sizzle
The miniseries displays an abundance of sincerity, too-perfect costuming, and soap opera faces and a shortage of real grunge, nuance, and complexity.
In-hospital care saves money — and lives
Hospitals that discharge patients to expensive skilled nursing facilities are raising costs and reducing care quality.
Bodies found in Bedford, N.H., home were mother, 2 children
The bodies of a mother and her two daughters were found in their home in what authorities believe was a murder-suicide.
Woman denies lying about being Marathon bomb victim
Joanna Leigh is accused of lying about suffering a brain injury during the bombings, and collecting nearly $40,000 from the One Fund Boston.
In this ‘Mikado,’ there’s no such thing as too absurd
“The Mikado,” which opens Tuesday and runs through April 5, represents the Hypocrites’ fourth visit to town.
Germanwings copilot had been treated for suicidal tendencies
Andreas Lubitz received psychotherapy ‘‘with a note about suicidal tendencies’’ for years before becoming a pilot, prosecutors said.
Pentagon chief considers easing enlistment standards
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter opened the door Monday to relaxing some enlistment standards — particularly for high-tech or cyber security jobs.
Church van crashes in Florida, killing 8
Eighteen people were in the 15-seat-capacity van when it crashed, investigators said.
Negotiators face deadline pressure for Iran nuclear deal
Diplomats from the six world powers held a string of meetings Monday that resembled an endurance test.
Hernandez fiancee tells jury of box’s removal
Shayanna Jenkins testified that Aaron Hernandez asked her to remove a box from their home the day after Odin Lloyd’s murder.