Colorado prison ‘a high-tech version of hell’

There’s no escaping the Colorado Supermax prison, which houses the worst of the worst. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev may soon call it home.

Olympic bid gains support, but with a big ‘if’

A new Globe poll shows a majority across the state and within Boston would back a bid that prohibits public spending.

// Earthquake devastates Nepal, killing at least 1,910

Officials also said that at least 4,700 people have been injured in the magnitude 7.8 earthquake.

Pramila Tamang (left) and Shanta Mourati (right) prayed at the Nepali community church service held at Hope Fellow Church in Cambridge on Saturday.

Kayana Szymczak for the Boston Globe

Nepalis in Greater Boston grieved by news of earthquake

Churches and temples that minister to the region’s close-knit Nepali community scrambled to put together plans to provide financial assistance.

Kevin Cullen

// Dysfunctional, yes, but no excuse for Tsarnaev

Tsarnaev’s mother, Zubeidat, was not among those sneaking a peek out the window at the TV vans.

Starts & Stops

// Green Line finally gets countdown clocks

Countdown clocks have finally hit the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s Green Line.

// Boston 2024 declines to divulge fees to PR firm

The group said it was withholding details of its contract with the Weber Shandwick until it develops a “protocol” for disclosing expenditures.

A dozen arrested as Freddie Gray protests turn violent

Thousands jammed the streets of Baltimore Saturday, with pockets of protesters smashing out police car windows and storefronts.

Christopher Lyons of Revere examined race information.

Barry Chin/Globe Staff

Suffolk Downs gamblers must settle for simulcast horse races

This was not live thoroughbred horse racing, not the kind that for decades brought huge crowds to this old race track.

// A remarkable turnaround at Regis College

Once on the verge of closing, the Weston school has launched a $75 million campus upgrade.

Yvonne Abraham

Couple raises crops in recycled freight containers

The containers — which make up an operation owners Connie and Shawn Cooney have named Corner Stalk — hold the equivalent of a four-acre farm.

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


Old battle lines drawn anew in Kansas

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

the word

// ‘Car Talk’ lives on — in the dictionary

“Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers” pop up in the deep files of citations.

Celeste Oliva in “Grounded.”


Solo shows present singular risks, rewards

Is there a more daunting performance challenge in theater than the solo play? To hear actors tell it, no, there isn’t.

As a likely No. 1 overall pick, Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has been under plenty of scrutiny.

NFL teams go extra yard to vet prospects before draft

Teams morph into private detective units, running exhaustive background checks on potential draftees.

Bruce Jenner sat down with Diane Sawyer for a two-hour interview that aired Friday, announcing that he is transgender.

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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.

Where do the most millionaires live in Mass.?

Cast a line in Newton, Wellesley, Winchester, or Hingham, and you are likely to snag a millionaire.

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.


Scott Lajoie

// Get excited about the SATs

Has the backlash against aptitude testing gone too far?

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)

David Mdzinarishvili/Reuters

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.