Boston failing to improve students’ English skills

The violations are so widespread that the school system is concerned federal agencies might head to court to force compliance.

Long lines were seen at Logan early this morning after the JetBlue outage.

JetBlue ticketing outage delays some Logan passengers

The outage created lines and delays at airports early Monday.

Boston Marathon bombing trial

The John Joseph Moakley courthouse where the Dzhokhar Tsarnaev trial will take place


Victims’ injuries described at Marathon bombing trial

Testimony continues today in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Shayanna Jenkins testified on Friday in the murder trial.

CJ Gunther/AP/Pool

Aaron Hernandez’s fiancee back on stand in trial

Shayanna Jenkins testified that Aaron Hernandez asked her to remove a box from their home the day after Odin Lloyd’s murder.

// Records detail alleged plot behind Bourne rampage

Adrian Loya allegedly scattered hoax bomb devices to slow police, shot Lisa Trubnikova to death, and engaged in a gun battle with police.

Flowers were placed by the mailbox in front of the home where three suspicious deaths took place in Bedford, N.H.

Mark Lorenz for the Boston Globe

Police probe deaths of 3 in Bedford, N.H.

Authorities said they are not currently seeking any suspects after three were found dead in a sprawling Bedford home.

Live video

Obama to speak at Kennedy Institute dedication

A parade of politicians, including the president, will speak at the formal dedication of the Kennedy Institute.

Susan Rodolfi, who has missed more than five years of mortgage payments, is still living in her home in Miami.

Ryan Stone/New York Times

Homeowners facing foreclosure may instead be home free

In a number of cases, lenders may never be able to seize the homes because the state statutes of limitations have been exceeded.

// Officer shot in Roxbury improving after surgery

John Moynihan was listed in stable and improving condition and expected to leave intensive care in the coming days.

Kevin Cullen

// Angelo West wasn’t going back to prison

Luckily, police officers are much better shots than habitual felons like West and he died as he would have had them die.

// 20 years later, Somerville teen’s family still seeks answers

A memorial service for Deanna Cremin is planned for Monday, 20 years after the 17-year-old’s unsolved murder.

Sandy Leon has appeared in 107 major league games.


Red Sox trade for catcher Sandy Leon, put Christian Vazquez on disabled list

With Christian Vazquez out with an elbow injury, the Red Sox added depth via a trade with the Washington Nationals.

// Trevor Noah taking over for Jon Stewart on ‘Daily Show’

The 31-year-old South African comedian will succeed Stewart as the next host of the Comedy Central program.

// Elizabeth Warren has become Senator Clickbait

The Massachusetts Democrat’s online marketing power is so strong that even her foes want her as a pitch woman.

Television Review

// A damning view of Scientology in HBO’s ‘Going Clear’

The fascinating documentary from Oscar- and Emmy-winning director Alex Gibney premiered on TV Sunday on HBO.

Michelle Lauder (left) and Susan Kane with their 6-year-old daughter, Adar, carve out family time away from computer screens.

Parents’ absorption in mobile devices can take a toll on kids

Much has been made of kids’ use of devices and how much screen time is too much. Far less has been said about parents as the offenders.

For older workers, good jobs still elusive

Rosy reports may be masking the long, hard road back from the Great Recession for the country’s 55-plus workforce.

Marathon trial podcast

// Episode 13: How the Marathon bombs were built

This interactive timeline highlights trial coverage and a podcast featuring Globe columnist Kevin Cullen and WBUR reporter David Boeri.



// Police response to Roxbury shooting could serve as a model

City and police officials, politicians, and civic leaders took steps designed to assure a measured response and methodical investigation.

The Big Picture

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Yemen tumbling into chaos

Militants of the Islamic State claimed responsibility of a horrific attack on Shi’ite mosques in Yemen last week.