Robel Phillipos, a friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, was found guilty of lying to authorities investigating the Boston Marathon bombings. Two other friends, Dias Kadyrbayev and Azamat Tazhayakov, have been convicted of obstruction of justice charges. Here are key events in the cases against Tsarnaev's friends.
Open offices seem great — until you work in one
For years, this favored style of architects and CEOs has reigned supreme. Could that finally be changing?
On the record about ‘Empire,’ ‘Nashville,’ and ‘Mozart in the Jungle’
All three shows are, more or less, slick soap operas. What do they get right about the creative process? What seems outlandish?
The danger of neglecting community colleges
As a group, the 15 schools in Massachusetts have struggled. It’s time to change that.
Keolis is getting a bum rap
The transit company can’t be blamed for blizzards nor for invoking the “force majeure” clause in its contract.
Jobs in demand in Massachusetts
What occupations are growing through 2022 — and what kind of degree do they require?
Dennis Lehane’s ‘World Gone By’ is a killer
Lehane’s new book “World Gone By” is bursting at the seams with great stories.
The rise of the be-your-own boss office
Today’s workers demand a big say in where they do their jobs. That can actually be good for employers.
Brianna Wu on why Gamergate trolls won’t win
Threats are keeping my female game developers from PAX East, but they’re not going to silence us.
Trial nears for suit challenging police treatment of intoxicated people at Gillette Stadium
A federal case challenging the way Foxborough police handle intoxicated eventgoers at Gillette Stadium could soon go to trial. A lawsuit filed in 2012 alleges that the police practice of placing intoxicated, but not incapacitated, people into protective custody violates state law and the US Constitution.
The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
The awards bestow honors, exhibition opportunities, and scholarships on creative students in grades 7 through 12.
Steps to take before the snow melts
Before you start to worry about flooding, take a deep breath. The outlook isn’t as dire as it seems.
Yelp! terrorists? Think twice about turning the tables.
The conduct of two women at Alden & Harlow, and a posting by the chef-owner, led to an online debate about his response.
Charlie Baker’s solid budget (with caveats)
Call this Baker’s buy-some-breathing-room budget proposal.
Pastor, activist charged with shooting English High student
Shaun Harrison allegedly committed an “execution-style shooting’’ of an English High student.
Older and wiser? Some brain functions improve as we age
Our capability to perform certain functions, like learning new words, doesn’t peak until later in life, according to a study.
Admitting guilt, but not pleading it, aims at sparing Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s life
Allowing jurors to reach a verdict gives them the cathartic opportunity to convict a heinous criminal, but still show compassion, specialists say.
A skewering of racial stereotypes in ‘Colored Museum’
Tony winner Billy Porter is directing the Huntington Theatre’s production of George C. Wolfe’s satirical “The Colored Museum.”
Clinton e-mail flap reveals common practice
The disclosures underscore just how easily politicians can set up systems that operate beyond public scrutiny.
In gripping testimony, carnage in Marathon attacks is recalled
“I saw a little boy who had his body severely damaged by an explosion,” William Richard said of his son.
Plane slides off runway in N.Y.
A Delta Air Lines flight landing at La Guardia Airport skidded off the runway and crashed during a snowstorm Thursday morning.