Boston Marathon bombing trial

Prosecution rests case in Marathon bombing trial

Eight-year-old Martin Richard suffered a horrific set of injuries, a witness testified.


Jurors wept as a medical examiner testified in graphic detail about the fatal injuries suffered by eight-year-old Martin Richard.

Shayanna Jenkins described the size of a box when asked by  prosecutor William McCauley.

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Hernandez’s fiancee disposed of box in ‘random dumpster’

Shayanna Jenkins testified that Aaron Hernandez asked her to remove a box from their home the day after Odin Lloyd’s murder.

Joanna Leigh, 41, of Jamaica Plain was arraigned on charges of larceny and making a false claim to a government agency.

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Woman charged with cheating One Fund pleads not guilty

Joanna Leigh, 41, is accused of lying about suffering a traumatic brain injury during the 2013 Marathon bombings.

BU to rename business school after record $50 million gift

The donation from a retail industry magnate and his wife is the largest in the university’s history.

// One dead, another injured as two try to ram through NSA gate

Police opened fire after a car tried to ram the gate at the NSA’s headquarters in Fort Meade, Md.

// Germanwings copilot had been treated for suicidal tendencies

Andreas Lubitz received psychotherapy ‘‘with a note about suicidal tendencies’’ for years before becoming a pilot, prosecutors said.

Flowers were placed by a mailbox at a house on McAfee Farm Road in Bedford where three people were foudn dead.

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Bedford, N.H., deaths appear to be murder-suicide

Nina Obukhov, 34, shot her daughters, Katherine, 8, and Elizabeth, 6, and then likely turned the gun on herself, authorities said.


// Predicting the Red Sox roster, version 3.0

Here is our fourth look at how it could all shake out for the Red Sox on April 6.

// Obama visiting Cambridge restaurant Area Four after speech

People looking to satisfy their pizza cravings at Area Four will have to find a different spot for lunch.

President Obama spoke at the formal ceremony to dedicate the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate as Senator Elizabeth Warren looked on.

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Top politicians take part in Kennedy Institute dedication

President Obama and a parade of other politicians descended on Dorchester to speak at the formal dedication.

Evan Horowitz

// What ‘Going Clear’ reveals about Scientology

The HBO documentary may be short on new revelations, but it is dotted with disturbing detail.

// Wreckage of bikes, racks emerges from melting snow

Much like some drivers did with their cars, cyclists this winter abandoned their bikes underneath mountains of snow.

Atlanta Falcons president and CEO Rich McKay answers a question during an NFL football Competition Committee news conference at the NFL Annual Meeting, Monday, March 23, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Falcons fined, lose draft pick for pumping in fake noise

The league also suspended team president Rich McKay from the league’s Competition Committee beginning April 1st.

// Homeowners facing foreclosure may instead be home free

In a number of cases, lenders may never be able to seize the homes because the state statutes of limitations have been exceeded.

// Aspen displays chasm between super-rich, working poor

As it happens, some of the clues on the growing wealth gap, and perhaps some of the answers, can be found in the Colorado town.

Marathon trial podcast

// Episode 13: How the Marathon bombs were built

This interactive timeline highlights trial coverage and a podcast featuring Globe columnist Kevin Cullen and WBUR reporter David Boeri.


Laurence Steinberg

// Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, adolescent or adult?

The Marathon bombing trial can be seen as a referendum on how we define adolescence.

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.