Hub schools’ language barriers persist

The violations are so widespread that the school system is concerned that federal agencies might head to court to force compliance.

Defense attorneys, including Miriam Conrad, Judy Clarke, and Timothy Watkins, will try to spare Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s life when they begin their phase of the trial.

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Tsarnaev’s defense team set to start making its case

As early as today, the jury — and all of Boston — could start to hear an explanation of why the Tsarnaevs set off the bombs at the Marathon.

Flowers were placed by the mailbox in front of the home where three suspicious deaths took place in Bedford, N.H.

Police say no threat to public after 3 found dead in N.H.

Authorities said they are not currently seeking any suspects after three were found dead in a sprawling Bedford home.

Both supporters and detractors of Senator Elizabeth Warren have used her online draw to raise money.

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Invoking Warren can work wonders

In the parlance of online marketing, Senator Warren generates clicks. She doesn’t just boost e-commerce, she creates it.

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Officer John Moynihan is recovering and in stable condition after a bullet was removed from his neck Sunday.

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As organizers focus on a 19-month battle to win support, they are aware they need to avoid any more political pitfalls.

Long-term care insurer leaves Mass.

Genworth stopped selling new policies here because regulators have yet to act on rate increases the company sought in 2012.

Reporter’s Notebook

‘Shark Tank’-style contest for nonprofits stirs furor

A Boston venture capitalist’s plan for a “Shark Tank”-style competition for nonprofits has stirred enthusiasm and indignation.

Adrian Loya pleaded not guilty in Falmouth District Court last month to murder

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Records detail alleged plot behind Bourne rampage

Adrian Loya allegedly scattered hoax bomb devices to slow police, shot Lisa Trubnikova to death, and engaged in a gun battle with police.

Adrian Walker

Future Boston Alliance plots its future

After losing its founder and his funding, the innovative nonprofit is now casting a wide net for funding support.

Dr. Sidney Farber (left, with colleagues circa 1950) plays a critical role in the film.

Television Review

‘Cancer’ an unblinking look at the enemy

The film is an unsentimental and clear-eyed portrait of what is called “one of the most significant challenges in our history.”

Michelle Lauder (left) and Susan Kane with their 6-year-old daughter, Adar, carve out family time away from computer screens.

Parents’ absorption in mobile devices can take a toll on kids

Much has been made of kids’ use of devices and how much screen time is too much. Far less has been said about parents as the offenders.

BetaBoston

Shoes featuring e-ink can change patterns and colors

The iShuu can switch its patterns or color schemes, which the wearer can select using a smartphone app.

For older workers, a tough road back from recession

More than half of older jobseekers surveyed in an AARP survey were long-term unemployed, that is out of work for more than 6 months, in 2014.

Dining Out reviews

Where should you eat this week?

Whether going on a first date, planning a perfect proposal, or looking for a good bar scene, you have options. Check out the Globe’s reviews of dozens of Boston-area restaurants.

Providence's, from the left, Noel Acciari, Tom Parisi, Stefan Demopoulos, and goaltender Jon Gillies, celebrate after defeating Denver in the NCAA East Regional hockey tournament, Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Providence, R.I. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

KEVIN PAUL DUPONT | ON COLLEGE HOCKEY

Providence hockey returns to glory, 30 years later

The Friars last made it to college hockey’s biggest dance in 1985, when Chris Terreri was the their star goalie.

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

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City and police officials, politicians, and civic leaders took steps designed to assure a measured response and methodical investigation.

The Big Picture

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Yemen tumbling into chaos

Militants of the Islamic State claimed responsibility of a horrific attack on Shi’ite mosques in Yemen last week.