Prosecutors in the James “Whitey” Bulger case had contended the criminal background checks should be done.
The Sox announced the new start time for the game against the Indians via its Twitter account.
A person with direct knowledge of Hulu says the video site is again up for sale but didn’t offer details on the prices offered.
Race for the Senate
Edward Markey reduced his federal rate to under 20 percent by taking large deductions, and also collected Social Security.
Republican candidate Gabriel E. Gomez took issue with a Web ad by Edward Markey’s campaign.
Boston’s speakeasy scene celebrates the Gatsby era
Prohibition is long gone, but the concept of the once necessary “speakeasies,” or hidden bars and lounges, have transformed into lively nightlife hot spots.
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Boston Marathon memorial: How much should we save?
As shrines to public tragedies proliferate, they force the difficult question of what’s important to preserve.
Sexual assault threatens trust in military, Obama says
President Obama urged US Naval Academy graduates that the crime has ‘‘no place in the greatest military on Earth.’’
Globe photos of the week
Turtles were reintroduced to the renovated giant fish tank at the New England Aquarium, flags filled Boston Common for Memorial Day, and more of the week’s best images.
A boxing lesson for college grads
Think of the vast majority of professional boxers as essentially unpaid interns, taking their lumps to build their resumes in the hope of cashing in and joining the 1 percent who live large.
Slain suspect had thought about missing FBI interview
Ibragim Todashev feared that if he went to an FBI office, he would never be let out, said his friend.
Sloppiness costly to the Bruins
The Bruins simply failed to concentrate in their Game 4 loss to the Rangers, as even coach Claude Julien admitted.
Napolitano visits Copley memorial before meeting with first responders
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano laid a bouquet before heading to the Boston Public Library for the closed-door meeting.
Nation & World
Concerns over feasibility of tornado-proof homes
Some experts are urging more of the tools used to protect hurricane zones; others say there are limits, financial and practical, to what a community can do.
Obama recasts war on terrorism
President Obama on Thursday said it was time to narrow the scope of the battle against terrorists, and vowed to restrict drone use.
Merck Serono scouting biotech opportunities
German-based global drug maker Merck Serono is the latest drug maker turned investor in biopharmaceutical start-ups.
‘Act of Congress’ by Robert G. Kaiser
The informative novel provides lessons in civics about how business is done in Washington, D.C.