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.
Lowered prices create bidding wars in hot housing market
Around Greater Boston, some real estate agents employ a tactic that seems counterintuitive in a sellers’ market.
Focusing on boy’s death, US rests in Tsarnaev trial
With Martin Richard’s parents in court, a medical examiner detailed his fatal injuries while jurors wept.
MBTA learns from other cities after rough winter
The T’s interim GM told lawmakers the agency made “eye-opening” discoveries when it compared its practices to peers.
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.
Tsarnaev’s lone-wolf portrayal an opportunity for defense
Studies show these attackers are often emotionally vulnerable and can be converted to a new cause rather quickly, experts say.
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.
John Fish is Boston 2024’s main force — and its liability
If you really want the Olympics to come to Boston, you have to be asking yourself: How do you solve a problem like Fish?
Suspect’s death at traffic stop caps life of violence
Angelo West had been shot 13 times amid decades of criminal charges.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, adolescent or adult?
The Marathon bombing trial can be seen as a referendum on how we define adolescence.
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.
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.
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.
In-hospital care saves money — and lives
Hospitals that discharge patients to expensive skilled nursing facilities are raising costs and reducing care quality.
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.
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.
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.
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.