Commuter rail service set to expand on Monday

Keolis will resume service of 15 trains as part of its recovery plan, and will add stops on five others.

Magazine

Jobs in demand in Massachusetts

What occupations are growing through 2022 — and what kind of degree do they require?

Edward MacKenzie, 57, looted the Swedenborgian Church on Beacon Hill of millions of dollars.

Globe Staff/File

MacKenzie sentenced to 12 years for swindling church

Edward MacKenzie was convicted of “preying on society’s most vulnerable members” for swindling the church he managed.

Senator Robert Menendez

N.J. senator expected to face federal corruption charges

The investigation has focused on Robert Menendez’s relationship with a Florida eye doctor who is a longtime friend.

Boston announces crackdown on sex trafficking

The city is joining a national campaign to crackdown on sex trafficking, reducing it by 20 percent in two years.

If we discover a planet with alien life, how will we know?

The list of confirmed exoplanets discovered by NASA’s Kepler space telescope numbers more than 1,000 at last count.

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School officials say they have notified members of the university community.

Welcome to MIT.

David L. Ryan/Globe Staff/File

In rare instance, MIT’s ‘Pi Day’ falls on 3/14/15

Every year on March 14, the Cambridge institute ships admission decisions to its newest class, but this year was a special occasion.

It’s not over.

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

Don’t give up on that snowfall record yet

The next few months would have to be unusually mild for 2014-2015 to miss the all-time high of 107.6 inches.

Lydia Shire sued for allegedly failing to repay $175,000 loan

A wealthy Boston woman who allegedly loaned $175,000 to the celebrated chef is suing the renowned restaurateur for failing to repay the money.

Onshape’s software allows complex models to be viewed through a web browser.

Innovation Economy

Can 50-somethings rekindle that old startup magic?

Even though the average age of Onshape’s founding team is over 50, they still talk like 20-something disruptors.

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The academic, drug and other NCAA violations were committed primarily by the men’s basketball program.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, October 24, 2010: Liverpool's board member investor Michael Gordon during the Premiership match against Blackburn Rovers at Anfield. (David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

David Rawcliffe/Propaganda

Michael Gordon plays private, powerful role with Red Sox

The president of Fenway Sports Group has a larger stake in the Sox, but those close to the team insist he is there to help, not displace anyone.

Fort Myers, FL - 02/28/15 - Boston Red Sox shortstop Hanley Ramirez (13) takes his cuts during batting practice. Red Sox Spring Training. (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Peter Abraham, Topic: 01Red Sox, LOID: 8.0.2826364469.

PAUL SWYDAN | STATISTICALLY THINKING

How good can this Red Sox offense be?

Right now, this year’s Red Sox are projected to be 17th-best in team history. Here’s a blueprint to outperform expectations.

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A crime lab scientist said Aaron Hernandez’s DNA matched DNA found on a cigarette butt near Odin Lloyd’s body.

Chris Messina and Mindy Kaling in “The Mindy Project.”

Buzzsaw

‘The Mindy Project’ is subverting genres

When the Fox show sets up conventional expectations, it’s usual to defy them.

Barney Frank.

Barney Frank’s television lineup

Among the shows that the former congressman watches is “Ridiculousness” on MTV.

Marathon trial podcast

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

Opinion

Drew Faust

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Harvard University President Drew Faust recalls marching in Selma, Ala., 50 years ago.

The Big Picture

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

Globe photos of the month, February 2015

A look at some of the best work from Globe staff photographers last month.