Potential art theft a crime against city, library chief says

BPL chief Amy Ryan has no plans to resign.

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Boston Public Library president Amy Ryan gave her first interview since two valuable pieces of art were reported missing.

Lobster traps lined the dock in Jonesport, Maine.

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US, Canadian fishermen at war over lobster waters

The rising price of lobster is fueling the tension in a centuries-old conflict over 277 square miles of disputed waters.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/24/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/T1.jpg MBTA union vows fight over Baker’s plan for agency

Union officials argue the proposal runs afoul of a federal law designed to protect collective bargaining rights.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/28/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/warren150-1346.jpg Elizabeth Warren’s populist bestseller earned her a bundle

The senator gained more than populist fame for taking on Wall Street and big banks. She also earned a small fortune.

Fung Wah, which operated between South Station and New York’s Chinatown, pioneered low-cost bus service between the two cities.

Fung Wah says state aims to keep it closed

A company official claims the state is preventing Fung Wah from finding a location from which to operate.

Mass. ranks sixth for LGBT-friendly laws, study says

The state has room for improvement in its laws related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender people, advocates say.

Water service restored across Brockton

A water main break affected thousands Wednesday. A “boil water order” remains in effect in the city.

In Somerville, the number of single-family homes for sale fell 40 percent.

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Looking to buy a house in Greater Boston? Move fast

An already tight supply is even more dire in many municipalities this season, driving prices even higher and spurring bidding wars.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/21/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/rathe_teenjobs_biz01.jpg Affluent teens twice as likely to find seasonal work

The teen employment gap found in a recent study is another illustration of why the nation’s income divide is persistent and growing.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/02/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/202013-05-01T202655Z_01_TOR877_RTRMDNP_3_USA-EXPLOSIONS-BOSTON-5081[1].jpg Collier family seeks 7 years for Tsarnaev friend

Dias Kadyrbayev, a college friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, could have prevented Sean Collier’s death, his family says.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/27/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Boghosian_050315Chan4_MAG.jpg Chan expands holdings beyond Harvard Square to Dorchester

Gerald Chan, the billionaire businessman, purchased an industrial property with big redevelopment potential in Savin Hill.

GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 01: Jonathan Casillas #52 of the New England Patriots celebrates with the Vince Lombardi Trophy after defeating the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 to win Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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Patriots hated because they can’t be trusted

Winning is not the only reason the Patriots inspire enmity from fans and commentators from other corners of the country.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryansnowfarm1_met.jpg Filthy snow piles remain, even as temperatures climb

Trash-filled reminders of winter are still hanging around in parts of Boston, Quincy, and Somerville.

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Drone accidents, like the one in Marblehead in which an operator crashed his craft into spectators, are likely to be more common.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/28/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/pipe150-4399.jpg Is 20 the new 60?

Today’s young adults are finding relief in the old-fashioned leisure of their grandparents.

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Texas flooding

Major rainfall over the past few days has caused severe flooding and property damage in parts of Texas.