Boston Marathon bombing trial

Penalty phase begins in Marathon bombing trial

Demonstrators were seen outside federal court at the start of the first day of the penalty phase in the Boston Marathon bombing trial.

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

The deaths of Tsarnaev’s victims were “deliberate” and “cruel,” a prosecutor told the jury deciding his fate.

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Globe Opinion is hosting a moderated forum during the course of the Dzhokhar Tsarnaev trial.

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Daniel Kelly faces trespassing charges after he called police to let them know he was trapped in a storm drain.

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The deal on a stalled human trafficking bill clears the way for a vote on President Obama’s nominee within days.

Law enforecement officials searched the home of Robert Gentile  in Manchester, Conn., in 2012.

Conn. mobster said he had stolen Gardner art, FBI alleges

Robert Gentile offered to sell two of the paintings stolen in the 1990 heist for $500,000 apiece, a prosecutor said.

New Boston Ventures is proposing a modernist development in the South End on the site of the former Holy Trinity German Catholic Church.

Courtesy of Finegold Alexander Architects

Turning churches into housing a unique challenge

Neighbors are often uneasy at the thought of stuffing condos into an institution where past generations were married and baptized.

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Residents are mounting a late effort to block the conversion of the old Gate of Heaven School into condominiums.

Bold types

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As far as Rich Doucette is concerned, the slogan, “It’s all here,” could be used for Ohio, or for Arkansas.

Maickel Melamed, 39, of Venezuela, was the last person to finish the 2015 Boston Marathon.

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Last man finishes Boston Marathon after nearly 20 hours

Maickel Melamed, who has muscular dystrophy, took his final steps with cheering volunteers and supporters by his side.

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View a full list of the Marathon results, including names, places of residence, and final times.

KEVIN CULLEN

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Stephen Segatore carries an unshakable belief that when she died, Krystle Campbell was not suffering.

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Monday was the first time the players were allowed to work out with the team’s training staff.

FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 10: Nate Solder #77 of the New England Patriots warms up before the 2014 AFC Divisional Playoffs game against the Baltimore Ravens at Gillette Stadium on January 10, 2015 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

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Patriots’ Nate Solder reveals he had testicular cancer

Solder was diagnosed in April of 2014 and had a testicle removed prior to the Patriots’ Super-Bowl winning season.

People in Cleveland have forgiven LeBron James for leaving after the 2010 season — especially with James putting the Cavaliers back in the championship hunt this season.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

In long-suffering Cleveland, Cavaliers a ray of hope

The championship-starved city celebrated the Cavaliers’ Game 1 victory over the Celtics like it was the end of the NBA Finals.

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The Vatican has announced the resignation of Bishop Robert Finn of Kansas City-St. Joseph.

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When the Globe needed a discreet, dependable photographer for investigative stories, Mr. Runci was assigned the job.

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Cut. It. Out. “Fuller House” will star Candice Cameron-Bure, Jodie Sweetin, and Andrea Barber, with John Stamos as a regular guest star.

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

Editorial series

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Kathleen Kingsbury was awarded the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing for this series on the restaurant industry.

The Big Picture

The 2015 Boston Marathon

The running of the world-class Boston Marathon filled the cold and wet streets of the city for the 119th time.