Widespread violations found at Boston’s food spots

At least two violations that can cause food-borne illness were discovered at more than 1,350 restaurants during 2014.

Jim Dillon, who spoke out against the Jade Helm 15 military exercise, keeps a couple of pistols in each car.

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Divided Nation

Suspicion of US government reaches a new level in Texas

The conflict about the Jade Helm exercise illustrates some of the most confounding political divisions in the country.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/06nanny202-8812.jpg New doubts are cast on shaken-baby diagnoses

Some defense lawyers have seized on research that questions the links to certain types of brain injuries.

A BRA sketch from 1965, the year of the first planning effort, of a recast Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

Like Mayor Walsh, Menino had his eye on 2030

Major planning exercises from the past can offer important insights as Walsh tries to build a vision for the future.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/casinos_03-8825.jpg Training to get ahead of casino-related crimes

Agents for the state gambling commission study the ways of cheaters and thieves during an eight-week “casino academy.”

Interaction by parents, teachers an aid to kids

A new study suggests that even a small nudge from teachers to parents can play a big role in preventing academic failure.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/02/26/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/bus%20inspections1-1536865.jpg Fung Wah bus line may shut down for good

The bus line was unable to find a pickup and drop-off location in the Boston area following regulatory action.

Assets at Boston’s five biggest family nonprofits rise to $3.5b

The top five foundations are funded by fortunes made in cable television, hedge funds, real estate, and baseball.

Tech firms lead push to allow dogs in offices

At 51 Melcher St. in Fort Point, some 30 dogs are registered at one of the growing number of dog-friendly workplaces in the US.

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The brews were developed or acquired by Alchemy & Science, an incubator created by Boston Beer chairman Jim Koch.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/25/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/shaughnessy1-7044.jpg The trashing of Tom Brady is tough to take

The quarterback’s hard-earned reputation is becoming collateral damage in Deflategate.

At the Armenian Library and Museum of America in Watertown, curator Gary Lind-Sinanian (left) and director Berj Chekijian (right) give Eric Bogosian and his son Travis (center) a tour.

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In ‘Operation Nemesis,’ Eric Bogosian revisits his roots

In his latest book, the actor and writer called on his ties to Watertown and grappled with his Armenian ancestry.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/22/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/marco_promo1-8666--90x90.jpg The boy who burned inside

There was no one to protect Marco Flores, and, just 9 when it started, he couldn’t protect himself. But then one day he realized that others he loved were in danger, and that it was up to him to end it.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Old_Manse-Exteriors(8)-8813.jpg Trustees aim to entice visitors by enlivening historic sites

The Trustees of Reservations is in the midst of a five-year campaign to increase visits to its more than 100 sites.

West Palm Beach FL- April 30, 2015- Globe Staff Photo by Stan Grossfeld--Tom Smith of Swampscott during his 2100 mile Reality Ride from Boston to Miami to end paralysis

Twice-paralyzed hockey player is on road to find a cure

Swampscott’s Tom Smith journeyed from Boston to Miami — by bicycle, hand-cycle, and by walking with canes — in his crusade to combat paralysis.

Navy veteran Robert Kane saluted at Memorial Day observances in Dorchester’s Cedar Grove Cemetery.

Throngs gather to join in Boston’s Memorial Day observances

Many paused to remember and honor those who died in service, and to honor the families and friends who carry the loss.

The Big Picture

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Oil spill in California

The governor declared a state of emergency after about 105,000 gallons of oil were spilled, affecting nine miles of the scenic coast.