Hunt for survivors continues as quake’s death toll passes 4,000

Rescue personnel looked through damaged buildings in Bhaktapur, on the outskirts of Kathmandu, on Monday.


Two days after the massive earthquake, people in Nepal searched for lost loved ones and sorted through rubble for their belongings.

Video: Climbers on Mount Everest flee avalanche

Footage taken on Mount Everest shows an avalanche bearing down on terrified climbers as they tried to flee the oncoming snow and ice.

//[2][1]--90x90.jpg Local couple in Nepal found safe

As one family’s anxiety turned to joy, hundreds of Nepali residents of Boston gathered at a vigil in Copley Square Sunday night.

epa04600599 New England Patriots strong safety Malcolm Butler (C) celebrates an interception in the final seconds of Super Bowl XLIX between the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, USA, 01 February 2015. EPA/ERIK S. LESSER


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Breaking down the Patriots’ top draft needs

Cornerback and guard are the top categories to address, but linebackers and receivers should also be on their radar.

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love (0) is dragged by the arm by Boston Celtics center Kelly Olynyk (41) during the first quarter of a first-round NBA playoff basketball game in Boston, Sunday, April 26, 2015. The play resulted in an injury to Love that forced him from the game. (Thomas Ondrey/The Plain Dealer via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT NO SALES

Kelly Olynyk sorry Kevin Love got hurt

Olynyk, who dislocated Love’s shoulder during Sunday’s game, said he would never intentionally hurt Love or any other player.

Miss Conduct

Mad Men at work: Managing the rumor mill

“Gossip” and “rumor” have seedy connotations. Yet gossip — the sharing of social information — is a fundamental human activity.

// What we learned in 24 hours at Clover HFI

Two reporters were stationed at the latest addition to Clover’s healthy fast-food empire for its first full day. Not a bad gig.

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// Icon of sport and unreality TV, Jenner finds a truth inside

Bruce Jenner, once the most emasculated man on TV, bravely reached out and reclaimed his dignity. As a woman.

Boston Marathon bombing trial

Defense attorneys Timothy Watkins (left) and David Bruck arrived at federal court on Monday.

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‘No martyrdom’ for Tsarnaev in prison, defense argues

“He goes here and he’s forgotten. No more spotlight,” Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s attorney said while showing a photo of the Colorado Supermax prison.

The interior of the US Penitentiary Administrative Maximum Facility is stark, quiet, and very clean.

Colorado prison is ‘Alcatraz of the Rockies’

The Supermax prison houses the worst of the worst. And Dzhokhar Tsarnaev may soon call it home.

Freddie Gray's family stood at his casket during his funeral.

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Thousands attend funeral for Freddie Gray in Baltimore

Gray’s death has heightened tensions between residents and the police, with weekend protests at times turning violent.

 Principal Beryl New of Highland Park High School says the school’s funding is “a blatant economic status issue.”

Kansas tax fight echoes 1954 rights case

In the state where “separate but equal” died, the governor’s bet on supply-side economics imperils school gains.

Prosecutors still investigating alleged $1b TelexFree fraud

A year after the raid, federal prosecutors are still gathering massive batches of e-mails and other evidence.

A car crashed into a telephone pole early Monday after catching the attention of police in Brockton.

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Two killed in early morning Avon crash

Three passengers were taken to the hospital, two of whom suffered life-threatening injuries.

Marathon trial podcast

// Episode 22: The prosecution rests in penalty phase

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


Susan E. Reed

// Like Ben Affleck, I felt shame over my family’s past

It’s a messy American tale of ancestors who owned slaves, others who died to free them, and a family’s Cherokee fable.

The Big Picture

 People attend a commemoration ceremony to mark the centenary of the mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks at the Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex in Yerevan, Armenia, on April 24. The Armenian Apostolic Church on Thursday made saints of up to 1.5 million Armenians at an open air ceremony to commemorate their killing. (David Mdzinarishvili/Reuters)

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The big picture

Remembering Armenia’s losses

People around the world this week remembered the estimated 1.5 million Armenians killed over a two-year period.