Man arrested in Everett after terror probe expands

A police official looked at a knife at the scene of the shooting in Roslindale.

The arrest came late Tuesday after a suspect under surveillance was shot and killed earlier in the day in Roslindale.

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// To get public Olympic funding, disclose private data

Hosting the Olympics is going to require public help. The question we should be asking now is: How much?

// DA says officer likely hit by friendly fire in Watertown shootout

The conclusion, while long suspected, marked an official acknowledgment of the cause of MBTA Officer Richard Donohue’s injury.

//[1]--90x90.jpg Woman who lost arm ‘doing fine,’ grandmother says

Bail for Benjamin Urbelis, owner of the boat that severed a 19-year-old woman’s arm, was reduced to $10,000.

A $180,000 federal grant will elevate this Oceanside Drive house.

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More tax dollars go to at-risk Scituate seaside home

The owner of a vacation home damaged at least 10 times by Atlantic storms will receive government assistance for the second time in a dozen years.

// Rich pay less for flood coverage, study finds

Flood insurance premiums are lower in areas with more expensive properties, researchers said, although the reasons aren’t clear.

// Alan Dershowitz suing TD Garden for slip and fall

The well-known Harvard professor and civil liberties advocate attributed the fall to a depleted supply of paper towels.

Secretary of State John F. Kerry rode a bike in March after talks in Lausanne, Switzerland, on a nuclear disarmament pact with Iran.

John Kerry will recover quickly, doctor predicts

“I do not anticipate that [Tuesday’s surgery] will interfere with his duties as secretary of state,” Dr. Dennis Burke said.

Obama signs bill to curtail collection of phone data

The government can restart surveillance operations, but will face new restrictions.

Celebrating New Year’s 2015, the First Night procession headed down Boylston Street. The parade is likely to be retained.

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A scaled-down First Night program may short arts

The usual ice sculptures, fireworks, and parade would take place, but other activities may be eliminated by a new organizer.

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// The myth of contention holds Red Sox back

The sooner folks understand this, the sooner ownership will be forced to address the hard truth.

Clay Buchholz went eight innings, allowing no runs on only three hits.

Clay Buchholz continues run of quality starts

It was the fourth straight start where Buchholz went at least 7 innings and allowed two or fewer earned runs.


A plastic surgeon has her identity stolen

Dr. Linda Lee makes a living altering her patients’ appearances. Now, someone has appropriated hers.

// SEC chief is latest target of Elizabeth Warren’s ire

The senator said there was a “significant gap” between promises Mary Jo White made during confirmation hearings and her job performance.

After an appearance in Concord last Saturday, Scott Walker (left) spoke with New Hampshire resident John Downs.

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Scott Walker stays close to the center in N.H.

The Wisconsin governor and expected GOP presidential candidate is working to distinguish himself in New Hampshire.

// MFA receives trove of John Singer Sargent letters, memorabilia

“Boston is Sargent’s city,” said Museum of Fine Arts director Malcolm Rogers. The gift will be used to establish a John Singer Sargent Archive.

Bourbon-bathed pork belly at The Backroom in Waltham.

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At the Backroom, just food. Really good food.

Chef Joshua Smith expands Moody’s Delicatessen, opening the Backroom, a restaurant specializing in meat and comfortable generosity.

// Somerville students hope to link up with world record

Getting a group of arm-linked people to stand up from the floor simultaneously sounds easy, but there are 59 Somerville High students who would disagree.

The Big Picture

Globe photos of the month, May 2015

From the Duckling Day Parade to the Boston Marathon bombing verdict, a look at the best in Globe photos this month.