Tufts students to begin hunger strike over job cuts

Five students were set to go on a hunger strike to protest the planned layoffs of janitors at the school.

Senator Brian Joyce (center) was an attorney for Organogenesis and celebrated its groundbreaking in 2010.

Brian Joyce thrives at the edge of a fuzzy boundary

The state senator from Milton has frequently blurred the lines between his public duties and his private business.

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Bob Inglis, a former US Representative from South Carolina, received the award for calling attention to climate change.

The Mahmood family (from left) Shahla, Muhammad Nisar, Hamza, and Farah, and family friend Debra Portmann.

Fighting the lure of the galaxy of jihad

The Justice Department has launched a program in Boston to counter the lure of violent extremism spread by social media.

More grandparents raising children in opioid epidemic

Babies born to opiate addicts are increasingly being raised by grandparents, whose lives are now upended.

One dead, one injured in Mass. Pike rollover

The crash occurred in Westfield around 7:55 a.m. when the driver of a van lost control, police said.

Woman killed in Worcester hit and run

Officers questioned a suspect at his home by following a trail of automotive fluid from the scene of the crash.

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The curfew began in Baltimore on Tuesday following riots after the death of Freddie Gray.

Amtrak taking steps to fix Route 128 Station in Westwood

The perpetually broken escalators and elevators at the Westwood train station are a source of consternation for many commuters.

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The principal was placed on administrative leave in April after he was targeted in a complaint regarding workplace conduct.

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Paris, Rome, and Hamburg offer much that Boston does for the 2024 Games — and maybe more.

Matthew Teitelbaum with patrons’ comments at an Art Gallery of Ontario show.


With new chief, MFA may see novel changes

After spending some time at the Art Gallery of Ontario, it’s hard not to think the MFA will undergo a cultural shift under Matthew Teitelbaum.

Janet Echelman’s floating sculpture being lifted over the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway on Sunday morning.

Giant floating sculpture rises over the Greenway

The sculpture spans nearly half an acre and ascends 365 feet at its highest point.

Josh Hamilton is working his way back from shoulder surgery at the Rangers’ spring training complex in Surprise, Ariz.


Rangers show they still believe in Josh Hamilton

In hindsight, the former MVP should never have left Texas for a megadeal with the Angels.

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Alex Speier

Red Sox looking for better results with latest youth movement

Like last year, several players in key roles have plenty of potential but little major league experience.

Looking southeast on Ocean Street.

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Location, Location, Location

What is it like to live in Beverly?

The city north of Boston has seen an awakening amid development and revitalization efforts.

A Lebanese boy with a Hezbollah flag ran past portraits of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (left); the founder of Iran’s Islamic Republic, the late Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini (center); and Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah in the southern Lebanese town of Jibsheet in February.


Can posters and statues incite violence?

Lebanon’s Shia and Sunni communities have reached a seemingly small accord: to take down visual propaganda.

Mark Wahlberg loses his fight bet to P. Diddy

The actor bet $250,000 that Manny Pacquiao, who ended up losing to Floyd Mayweather, would win Saturday’s bout.

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Espousing equality on social media is simple — and complicated

Platforms like Facebook have made injustices harder to ignore and have helped to fracture our understanding of equality.

Globe Magazine

Diamonds are whatever

A disagreement between mother and daughter about the allure of diamonds.

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.


L. Kim Tan

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Lee Kuan Yew’s greatness was in realizing early his vision for Singapore and seizing the day.

The Big Picture

Drew Angerer

The Big Picture

Unrest in Baltimore

Violence filled the streets of Baltimore on Monday following the funeral of Freddie Gray, who died from injuries suffered while in police custody.