Tufts students to begin hunger strike over job cuts

Five students were set to go on a hunger strike to protest the planned layoffs of janitors at the school.

Senator Brian Joyce (center) was an attorney for Organogenesis and celebrated its groundbreaking in 2010.

Brian Joyce thrives at the edge of a fuzzy boundary

The state senator from Milton has frequently blurred the lines between his public duties and his private business.

The Mahmood family (from left) Shahla, Muhammad Nisar, Hamza, and Farah, and family friend Debra Portmann.

Fighting the lure of the galaxy of jihad

The Justice Department has launched a program in Boston to counter the lure of violent extremism spread by social media.

More grandparents raising children in opioid epidemic

Babies born to opiate addicts are increasingly being raised by grandparents, whose lives are now upended.

One dead, one injured in Mass. Pike rollover

The crash occurred in Westfield around 7:55 a.m. when the driver of a van lost control, police said.

Woman killed in Worcester hit and run

Officers questioned a suspect at his home by following a trail of automotive fluid from the scene of the crash.

Amtrak taking steps to fix Route 128 Station in Westwood

The perpetually broken escalators and elevators at the Westwood train station are a source of consternation for many commuters.

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The principal was placed on administrative leave in April after he was targeted in a complaint regarding workplace conduct.

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The politically potent neighborhood has a long history of fighting change.

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Paris, Rome, and Hamburg offer much that Boston does for the 2024 Games — and maybe more.

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The curfew began in Baltimore on Tuesday following riots after the death of Freddie Gray.

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The sculpture was erected Sunday morning over the Greenway.

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The floating sculpture spans nearly half an acre and rises to 365 feet.

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The work shimmers with hues of orange andmagenta.

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Artist Janet Echelman looked at her sculpture. Michael Nichols, community affairs manager with the Greenway, is at left.

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Nadine Bonda of Cambridge and Tom Shapiro of Belmont watched. Bonda’s son, Clayton Binkley of Seattle, was chief engineer.

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The sculpture was reflected in a nearby building.

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Workers looked at the net in its box on Sunday morning.

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The sculpture was raised carefully using cranes.

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The netting weighs 2,000 pounds with rope 15 times stronger than steel.

Giant floating sculpture rises over the Greenway

The sculpture spans nearly half an acre and ascends 365 feet at its highest point.

Josh Hamilton is working his way back from shoulder surgery at the Rangers’ spring training complex in Surprise, Ariz.


Rangers show they still believe in Josh Hamilton

In hindsight, the former MVP should never have left Texas for a megadeal with the Angels.

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Alex Speier

Red Sox looking for better results with latest youth movement

Like last year, several players in key roles have plenty of potential but little major league experience.

Marshall's Darryl Roberts was 43d out of 47 defensive backs selected in the 2015 NFL Draft — and the only one taken by the Patriots.


Patriots still thin at vital position of cornerback

Having not made the position a priority in the draft, they are going to have to ride Tom Brady again.

One AFC scout compares Titans first-round pick Marcus Mariota to NFL quarterbacks Colin Kaepernick and Ryan Tannehill.

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Ben Volin | On Football

Assessing the NFL Draft, from start to finish

Drama was lacking, but Marcus Mariota’s development will be interesting to watch.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (left) and Manny Pacquiao traded blows during Saturday’s welterweight unification bout.

Mayweather defeats Pacquiao in unanimous decision

Floyd Mayweather improved his record to 48-0-0, winning the most anticipated bout in years.

Globe Magazine

Diamonds are whatever

A disagreement between mother and daughter about the allure of diamonds.

Pat Rogers (left) and fellow Boston police Officer Jennifer Penton at a June 2012 event.

Kevin Cullen

After anguish of suicide, Pat Rogers’s family finds purpose

The late officer’s family wants to start a conversation among the people who need to have it most.

Marathon trial podcast

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


L. Kim Tan

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Lee Kuan Yew’s greatness was in realizing early his vision for Singapore and seizing the day.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Unrest in Baltimore

Violence filled the streets of Baltimore on Monday following the funeral of Freddie Gray, who died from injuries suffered while in police custody.