Looking to buy a house in Greater Boston? Move fast

A tight supply is even more dire in many municipalities this season, driving prices even higher and spurring bidding wars.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/tsar150-8801.jpg Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentencing set for June 24

A federal jury agreed to sentence Tsarnaev to death earlier this month, but judge must still impose the sentence.

BPL chief Amy Ryan has no plans to resign.

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Library chief vows to ‘get to the bottom’ of missing art

Boston Public Library president Amy Ryan called the disappearance of two artworks from the library “a crime against Boston.”

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/water150-8797.jpg Brockton water service restored, boil-water order still in effect

The water will have to be tested and cleared by state environmental regulators before the order can be lifted.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/12/11/BostonGlobe.com/BCOM/Images/186229880-2130.jpg Amazon to offer free same-day delivery to Prime members

The e-commerce powerhouse is offering free same-day delivery service in some cities — including parts of Boston.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/28/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/warren150-1346.jpg Elizabeth Warren’s populist bestseller earned her a bundle

The senator gained more than populist fame for taking on Wall Street and big banks. She also earned a small fortune.

Avago to buy chipmaker Broadcom in $37 billion deal

The purchase of Broadcom by the Singapore-based maker of semiconductors is the industry’s biggest acquisition ever.

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Bush family shows how to build cottages, WASP-style

Since when is a 3,000-square foot, four-bedroom, four-and-half-bathroom home considered a “cottage”?

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/lobster150-8794.jpg US, Canadian fishermen at war over lobster waters

The rising price of lobster is fueling the tension in a centuries-old conflict over 277 square miles of disputed waters.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/21/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/rathe_teenjobs_biz01.jpg Affluent teens twice as likely to find seasonal work

The teen employment gap found in a recent study is another illustration of why the nation’s income divide is persistent and growing.


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Winning is not the only reason the Patriots inspire enmity from fans and commentators from other corners of the country.

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Why the Red Sox’ trade focus already may be shifting

It may well be that acquiring so-called “rental” players won’t make a lot of sense for the Sox.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/01.UndertheWaveoffKanagawa.jpg Who are the artistic geniuses of today?

Would we even recognize the Beethovens and Mozarts, the Picassos and da Vincis, the Shakespeares and Jane Austens?

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryansnowfarm1_met.jpg Filthy snow piles remain, even as temperatures climb

Trash-filled reminders of winter are still hanging around in parts of Boston, Quincy, and Somerville.

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Texas flooding

Major rainfall over the past few days has caused severe flooding and property damage in parts of Texas.