Shawn Mendes parlays online stardom to chart success
Mendes is the 16-year-old singer-songwriter who came to fame via the six-second video app Vine.
Like Ben Affleck, I felt shame over my family’s past
It’s a messy American tale of ancestors who owned slaves, others who died to free them, and a family’s Cherokee fable.
Death toll from Nepal quake passes 2,500 as aftershocks terrorize capital
A growing sense of despair spread through Katmandu on Sunday as the devastated Nepali capital was convulsed by aftershocks that sent residents screaming into the streets, where they were pelted by heavy rain.
Snow work leaves battered budgets
President Obama’s decision to make Mass. eligible for far less aid than state officials wanted will put pressure on local budgets.
Beacon Hill power trio in tune — mostly
Competing ideas on issues like how to fix the MBTA underscore an ideological split in the state’s political leadership.
Missing Somerville couple found on Mt. Everest
Carol Pineda and Michael MacDonald, feared lost amid earthquake-triggered avalanches, were found safe on Sunday.
Poll shows few favor death for Tsarnaev
Less than 20 percent of Mass. residents believe Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should be put to death, a Globe poll shows.
Making weapons of our own destruction
Most of the weapons being sold by US corporations in the Middle East are for use in anarchic sectarian conflict.
Doctors group seeking better ways to interact with patients
Atrius Health’s “innovation center” will study ways to shake up how health care is delivered.
Justices poised to hear debate on gay marriage
The Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear extended arguments in highly anticipated cases about the rights of same-sex couples.
Supporters of Senate Iran bill swat away amendments
The bill’s proponents must first win a battle with colleagues determined to change the legislation in ways that could sink it.
Gaps seen in options for sports in schools
A new report says heavily minority schools offer fewer than half as many spots on teams than heavily white schools.
Chef Michael Schlow to shutter Park Square’s Via Matta
After 13 years, Schlow will replace Via Matta with a Greek restaurant, Doretta Taverna and Raw Bar, in the fall.
No one likes spending caps, so they must be good
The caps force members of Congress to set priorities and make choices.
Landmark protection sought to stop demolition of garden at Children’s Hospital
Just ahead of a wrecking ball, a swell of parents and caregivers want the city to bestow protective landmark status on Prouty Garden, a 1/2 acre splash of green at the heart of Boston Children’s Hospital.
Somber protest held outside Baltimore wake for Freddie Gray
Gray, a 25-year-old black man, died a week after an encounter with police left him with grave spinal injuries.
Fear, loss, and devastation in Katmandu
On Sunday afternoon, the streets of Katmandu were filled with people carrying bedrolls and pillows to any open space they could find, including a military parade ground that had been transformed into a giant tent city. There was a widespread belief that deadly aftershocks loomed.
How to get kids involved in household chores
My children are old enough to help out. So how do I make it happen?
Overdue Purple Hearts for Fort Hood victims
It eventually required an act of Congress to compel the military to do the right thing.
St. Columbkille school rebounds with help from Boston College
The school hopes to serve as a model for Catholic schools not just in Boston but across the country.