Film tax credits no longer getting glowing reviews

Around the country, a growing number of elected officials and independent analysts are souring on film incentives.

Boston Marathon bombing trial

Tsarnaev defense may take advantage of lone-wolf image

The lone-wolf attacker portrayed by prosecutors could also be someone who was troubled and easily influenced by others, defense lawyers may argue.


// Innocence shattered by Marathon bombing

The prosecution rested its case with a description of injuries to Martin Richard, who embodied the innocence that was so cynically lost in April, 2013.

An image presented as evidence Monday showed Dzhokhar Tsarnaev behind Richard family shortly before the bomb blast.

US Attorney’s Office

Focusing on Martin Richard’s death, US rests in Tsarnaev trial

With the boy’s parents in the courtroom, a medical examiner detailed Martin Richard’s fatal injuries while jurors wept.

Hernandez fiancee tells jury of box’s removal

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

// MBTA studies other cities, learns where it went wrong

The MBTA’s interim GM said the agency made “eye-opening” discoveries when it compared its cold-weather practices to other cities.

Flowers were placed by a mailbox at a house on McAfee Farm Road in Bedford where three people were foudn dead.

Bodies found in Bedford, N.H., home were mother, 2 children

The bodies of a mother and her two daughters were found in their home in what authorities believe was a murder-suicide.

//[2]--90x90.jpg Woman denies lying about being Marathon bomb victim

Joanna Leigh is accused of lying about suffering a brain injury during the bombings, and collecting nearly $40,000 from the One Fund Boston.

Eric Glassoff recently sold a condo in Brookline for tens of thousands of dollars about the asking price.

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Some realtors set prices low to generate bidding wars

Some agents in hot markets are listing properties for less than they expect to get in order to trigger even more interest.

President Obama spoke at the dedication of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute in Dorchester.

Obama, senators, honor Kennedy at dedication

President Obama and a parade of other top officials offered a flow of memories at the dedication of the Edward Kennedy Institute.

The scene at Area Four during President Obama’s visit to the restaurant.

Obama spends time at Cambridge restaurant Area Four

Thirty supporters who contributed up to $33,400 reportedly dined with the president at a fund-raiser.

// Suspect’s death capped a violent life

Angelo West, who allegedly shot police officer John Moynihan, had been convicted on multiple gun and drug charges during his 41 years.

Fort Myers, FL - 02/23/15 - Boston Red Sox pitchers from l to r: Wade Miley, Rick Porcello, Clay Buchholz, and Eduardo Rodriguez, prepare to throw their scheduled bullpen sessions. Red Sox Spring Training. (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Peter Abraham, Topic: 24Red Sox, LOID: 8.0.2717390732.

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Realistically, how good are these Red Sox?

Many prognosticators like the Sox’ chances, but that might be a reflection of the division, not the team.

Evan Turner (11) drove against Charlotte Hornets' Kemba Walker (15) during the second half.

Celtics 116, Hornets 104

Avery Bradley leads Celtics past Hornets in Charlotte

Bradley scored 30 points as the Celtics recovered from a loss to the Clippers on Sunday night.

Evan Horowitz

// What we learned about Scientology in ‘Going Clear’

The HBO documentary “Going Clear” may be short on new revelations, but it is dotted with disturbing detail.

Munch Madness 2015

Vote for a champion

It’s the last round to help choose the Boston area’s top restaurant. Which of these two eateries will get your vote?

Marathon trial podcast

// Episode 14: Prosecution rests, Tsarnaev defense begins

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



// John Fish is Boston 2024’s main force — and its liability

How do you solve a problem like the group’s chairman and public face?

The Big Picture

Anees Mahyoub/Reuters

Yemen tumbling into chaos

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