Closing arguments done, Phillipos case set to head to jury

An attorney for Robel Phillipos said his memory was clouded by marijuana when he spoke to federal agents.

The fire in the six-unit building on Kingston Street was reported Tuesday morning.

Aram Boghosian for the Globe

‘Tragic morning’ in Lawrence as 2 boys die in fire

A powerful fire ripped through an apartment building, killing two boys who were trapped in a third floor bedroom, officials said.

// Why do some die of Ebola, while others survive?

It’s not clear why Ebola runs a different course in different people.

The Board of Health allotted two days to demolish the home and clear the plot of debris.

Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff

Blackstone home where infants’ bodies found torn down

“The house is down right now,” and workers are “basically just putting the contents of the house into Dumpsters,” an official said.

Duxbury spent $128 million on a new high school.


Teaching the wrong lesson at Duxbury High

The town spent $128 million on a new high school, but can’t afford common sense for school administrators.

// Mental health record may be predictor for Charlie Baker

Baker’s strategy with the state’s mental health system in 1991 may be a window into how he might handle costly issues as governor.

Light from a circling helicopter illuminated a group of young men jumping atop an overturned car in Keene on Saturday. The city’s Pumpkin Festival goes back to 1991, but some wonder whether it has grown too big to continue.

After Keene, N.H., riots, soul-searching and a mortified citizenry

For locals, the incident is a considerable black eye for the city, which is known for its postcard-cute Main Street and its beloved festivals.


the podium | Michelle Holmes

// US should look to West Africa for Ebola practices

The reflexive, historical impulse to treat Africans as inferior may have cost Americans in the response to Ebola.