Roslindale man allegedly planned to attack ‘boys in blue’

Evidence is covered and surrounded by police tape outside of CVS on Washington St. in Roslindale following an officer involved shooting on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. (Scott Eisen for The Boston Globe)

Scott Eisen for The Boston Globe

Usaama Rahim originally planned to behead someone outside Mass. but changed that plan early Tuesday morning, according to an affidavit.

// Facebook page of Roslindale man included extremist material

A Facebook page attributed to Usaama Rahim “liked” the Islamic State of Iraq and included links to other images and figures tied to violent extremism.

// Man wasn’t shot in back, community leaders say

Community leaders were shown video of the fatal shooting of a man under investigation by the Joint Terrorism Task Force.

// Youth soccer’s case of the missing $195,000

Did one Framingham United youth soccer dad really help himself to daily Dunkin’ Donuts, vacations, and piles of club cash?

Jessica Dello Russo (right), a 1992 graduate of the Latin School, helped out with the dig in front of the Old City Hall building.

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Where trash is treasure: Colonial-era garbage unearthed

Excavators discovered a trash pile, which may lead volunteers to the 17th-century Boston Latin School’s schoolmaster’s house.


Is the Boston Carmen’s Union really here to help?

The union has declared upfront that if policy makers change arbitration, it will target the T’s federal funds.

Boston-bred rockers Guster will headline Radio 92.9’s EarthFest on July 18.

Outside the Box details return of free festival

The free, six-day arts festival, has announced the lineup for its second installment, scheduled for July 14-19.

// Paulson’s $400m gift to Harvard is school’s largest ever

The donation from hedge fund billionaire John Paulson permanently endow Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

Stephen Colbert is taking over the show previously hosted by David Letterman.

Trailer released for ‘Late Show with Stephen Colbert’

In a video promoting his new show, Colbert appeared in multiple states of “beardedness.”

Boston Public Library president to resign

Amy Ryan, president of the Boston Public Library, attended a special meeting of library’s board of trustees Wednesday.

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Amy Ryan, whose eight-year tenure has been under fire since two valuable pieces of art were reported missing, has announced her resignation.


Eduardo Rodriguez shines as Red Sox beat Twins in first game

The rookie lefthander followed up his stellar debut with another superb outing, going seven innings.

// Sandberg writes of ‘anguish’ following husband’s death

“I want to choose life and meaning,” the Facebook executive said in a post a month after the death of her husband.

N.H. auction house suing over new form of cybersquatting

The auction house is in a legal battle with a man who allegedly registered websites with variations of the company’s name.

Republican presidential candidate U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham arrives onstage to formally announce his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination in Central, South Carolina June 1, 2015. REUTERS/Christopher Aluka Berry

Ground Game

2016 candidate Graham has problems in home state

Senator Lindsey Graham’s worst-case scenario — losing the South Carolina primary badly — could be politically fatal.

Capital Source

// GOP presidential hopefuls big Tom Brady supporters in N.H.

New Hampshire enjoys hearing candidates confirm their support for the Patriots quarterback in Deflategate.

// Mealworms for lunch? Bug-eating event held at Faneuil Hall

A pest control company held a charity event where participants lined up to try grasshopper infused turkey burgers and other food.

// Alemany’s tortured past led to alleged attacks, psychiatrist testifies

Alemany, accused of killing Amy Lord, was raped as a child and plagued by mental illness from a young age, according to a forensic psychiatrist.

Ground Game


// Conversations with the 2016 presidential hopefuls

The Globe’s James Pindell sits down with presidential candidates and hopefuls to discuss the race.


David Harris and Johanna Wald

// Proposing a Houston/Marshall Plan for domestic policy

Just as the US rebuilt Europe after World War II, we must focus on rebuilding our communities of color.

The Big Picture

A survivor is rescued by divers from the Dongfangzhixing or “Eastern Star” vessel which sank in the Yangtze river in Jianl

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The Big Picture

Chinese cruise liner’s sinking

The recovery effort continued Wednesday for victims of the cruise ship that capsized on the Yangtze River in China earlier this week during a storm.