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, who has been under fire since two valuable pieces of art were reported missing, announced her resignation after a trustees meeting.

Roslindale man allegedly planned to attack ‘boys in blue’

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

// 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.

// 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.

School bus strikes, kills teen on bike in Mansfield

The accident occurred at about 2 p.m. on East Street, according to Mansfield police.

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.

// 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.

Funeral held for former mafia figure Frank Angiulo in North End

Angiulo had been the last surviving brother in a crime family that ran the Mafia from a tiny North End office from the 1960s to the 1980s.

// 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?

// 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.

06/03/15: Boston, MA: Red Sox rookie pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez (52) made his Fenway Park debut in his second big league start, and after the game he gets some love from manager John Farrell as he went through the high five line. The Boston Red Sox hosted the Minnesota Twins in the first game of a day-night doubleheader MLB baseball game at Fenway Park. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) section: sports topic: Red Sox-Twins (1)

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Eduardo Rodriguez is all aces through two starts

A pair of glittering performances have brought a ray of sunshine to what has been a gloomy Red Sox season.

// 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.

// A final look at the art created at Bartlett Yard

The Bartlett Yard bus depot, which has been a playground for graffiti artists for the past few years, is finally being demolished.

// 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.

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.”

Ground Game

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.


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.