After the rape and murder of his wife, a father carries on

Richard Nunez dressed his son, Thiago, at their Stone-ham apartment. The boy suffers from a genetic disorder.

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A lawsuit Rosanna Camilo’s family recently settled cannot erase the legacy of the violence of one afternoon six years ago in Mattapan.

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CEO of Communispace Diane Hessan poses for a portrait in Boston, Massachusetts December 11, 2013. (Jessica Rinaldi For The Boston Globe)

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Finally, some good news on boardroom diversity

Meet the GK15, companies in the Boston area with the most women and minorities on their boards.

A team from Worcester Polytechnic Institute has grown a piece of heart tissue on a leaf of spinach that beats and sends fluids just like a heart would.

Can a beating heart tissue grow on a spinach leaf? Yes, and WPI did it.

A team from Worcester Polytechnic Institute has grown a piece of heart tissue on a leaf of spinach that beats and sends fluids just like a heart would.

Here’s why the bib number 261 at the Boston Marathon is so significant

In 1967, Kathrine V. Switzer became the first woman with an official number to run the race — despite physical attempts to stop her.


Houston, TX Feb. 6 2017: On the morning following their come from behind Super Bowel victory, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and head coach Bill Belichick were present at a press conference along with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. Brady (right) accepted the Super Bowl MVP award from Goodell (left). The Vinced Lombardi Trophy is at right. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) reporter: various topic: Super Bowl


Welcome back to Gillette, Roger!

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will be at the Patriots’ 2017 season opener, his first appearance at Gillette Stadium since Deflategate.

// Opposing coaches impressed with Patriots’ offseason moves

Bill Belichick skipped the AFC coaches breakfast Tuesday morning, but he was still a big topic of conversation.

// It was terrible day to be a Falcons fan

If the numbers 3 and 28, doesn’t seem familiar, they should.

A quinoa taco dish at By Chloe.

Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff

Tip of the ‘iceberg’: Are we approaching salad overload?

It’s easier than ever to find healthy lunch options in Boston, but the fast-casual restaurant market may be getting overstuffed.

Adrian Walker

// Ambitious drug treatment center may have found its ideal leader

Michael Botticelli is returning to Boston to lead a new addiction center at Boston Medical Center after serving as “drug czar” in the Obama administration.

// Bob Woodward to speak in New Bedford on Trump and the presidency

“The disease of presidents is isolation,’’ says the legendary Washington Post journalist, who broke the Watergate story that ultimately toppled Richard Nixon.

// Boston lowers parking meter rates in the Seaport

Most parking meter rates in the Seaport District will change by 50 cents starting on Monday, a first step toward introducing flexible parking rates.

// House votes to block Obama-era online privacy rules

The move is the first step toward allowing Internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T, and Verizon to sell the browsing habits of their customers.

Dave Epstein

// A nor’easter could be headed our way, but it might not mean snow

This very cold March might be ending with a cold nor’easter, but don’t let the word “nor’easter” freak you out just yet.

// Robbery, rape suspect is ‘person of interest’ in Lynn killing

Essex prosecutors still have not charged Brian Brito in connection with Monday’s fatal shooting.

// Man arrested in connection with Everett artist’s killing

David Grossack was taken into custody Tuesday by Pittsfield police, according to the Middlesex DA’s office.

// 2 who secretly filmed at Planned Parenthood indicted in Calif.

Prosecutors said the anti-abortion activists invaded the privacy of medical providers by filming them without their consent.

Jason and Elizabeth DelPorto with their anti-hate sign in their Watertown front yard.

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

Yard signs channel the fears — and hopes — of a fraught era

The messages are direct, stark, unambiguous. And they have appeared, by the thousands, on yards across the nation.

// Christy Mihos, who had a storied rise and sordid fall, dead at 67

Mr. Mihos helped build his family’s business into a sprawling convenience store chain, and later ran twice for governor.

The Trump administration

Evan Horowitz | Quick study

// Will GOP decimate budget to notch win on tax cuts?

The weeks ahead will reveal which matter more to Republicans: tax cuts or balanced budgets.

// Trump order softens laws on climate change

The president’s order drew sharp criticism from environmental advocates.

Clinton jabs Trump in first major post-election speech

A spirited Hillary Clinton criticized Republican leaders on everything from health care to the shortage of women appointees in top positions.

Munch Madness

// Welcome to the Round of 8

We’re nearing the end of the tournament. Cast your vote today and see who makes it to the semifinals.

Trump Today

// Trump Today: The president calls Russia concerns a ‘hoax’

The president made the comment despite confirmation last week in a congressional hearing that the FBI is investigating Trump-Russia ties.

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• Social media: What Trump has been tweeting

Opinion & Ideas

Renée Graham

// Renée Graham: Yes, Boston, you are racist

There’s no debate on whether people of color, black people in particular, find Boston inhospitable.


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Our weekly digest on buying, selling, and design, with expert advice and insider neighborhood knowledge.

Special reports

Special report | Part 1

// Fleeing Syria for Trump’s America

The trip was over for these refugees. They had found a new home in Mass. But uncertainty lay ahead: Tomorrow, Donald Trump would be sworn in.


// Documenting Hate: Submit an incident you know about

If you have been a victim or witnessed a hate incident, share your information here so we can investigate.


// EPA sidestepped decision to tighten standards for lead levels

The agency provided only general guidance instead of a specific new threshold for acceptable lead levels.

The story behind ‘Spotlight’

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ‘Spotlight’

“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

The Big Picture

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

The Big Picture

Along the frozen trail

Dogs and their mushers sped over 200 miles in Maine for the 25th annual Can-Am Crown 250 sled dog race.

Ground Game

Ground Game

// After the health bill failed, Trump plays the blame game

In President Trump’s Oval Office, the buck stops elsewhere.


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