Names of jurors in Tsarnaev trial released

A courtroom sketch of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Art Lien

Three jurors reached by phone on Friday declined to comment.

// State tells Children’s Hospital to slow down

Regulators ask for data showing that a $1 billion expansion project won’t undercut efforts to restrain the health care costs.

// Aaron Hernandez settles civil lawsuit in Florida

The lawsuit in Florida was brought by an associate who claimed that the former NFL star shot him in the face, court records show.

// Berkley man charged with brutally killing friend in jealous rage

A love triangle turned fatal in Wareham, according to authorities.

A car was seen on I-93 after  it was struck by a manhole, killing the driver.


Answers sought in manhole cover fatality on Expressway

The stunning fatality raised unsettling questions about motorists’ safety.

// Judge orders new trial for man convicted of killing 10-year-old in 2002

A man convicted of fatally shooting 10-year-old Trina Persad was granted a new trial Friday.

// State hits beer distributor with 90-day license suspension

The state’s largest distributor of craft beers has been slapped with an unprecedented 90-day license suspension.

Five officers were involved in the incident, some of whom were taken to a Bosotn hospital for evaluation due to stress, Boston Police Commissioner William B. Evans said.

Man killed in shootout with police in Dorchester

Police Commissioner William B. Evans says the officer repeatedly ordered a man with a gun to drop it.

Chuck Grant displayed his medical marijuana that he picked up from Massachusetts first medical marijuana dispensary in Salem last June.

Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff

Mass. patients allotted more medical marijuana

Massachusetts patients will be allowed to buy up to 10 ounces of marijuana every two months.

// Greater Boston prepares for weekend’s Arctic weather

The cold has arrived, and it won’t be leaving until Sunday at the earliest, the National Weather Service said.

Cambridge, MA., 02/12/16, At L. A. Burdick Handmade Chocolates in Harvard Square, Rahima Dosani, and Rajid Malhotra, cq, enjoy warm drinks. Hot notions for a warm holiday. Valentine's Day will be cold, so here are some warm and cozy things to do. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

Take the chill off this Valentine’s weekend

With temperatures this Valentine’s Day expected to plunge south of zero, here are spots offering a warm embrace.


// How parents ruin the college application process

Admissions officers say they don’t want candidates who’ve been pushed to build perfect resumes. Why don’t we believe them?

Northeastern chemical engineering professors Abigail and Ryan Koppes work in the same lab.

A couple at home and the office? It can work

The idea of working with a spouse is unfathomable to some people. Yet plenty of couples do it — and love it.

Pope Francis wore a traditional Mexican hat received as a gift from a Mexican journalist.


Pope dons sombrero as he travels to Mexico

A Mexican journalist presented Pope Francis with a traditional hat as the pontiff departed from the Vatican Friday.

Slip on the provided insulated poncho and gloves and order a super boozy cocktail at FROST Ice Loft at Faneuil Hall.

FROST Ice Loft

Ice, ice, baby: Places to go for frosty fun

Don’t lament Mother Nature’s often misunderstood gift of the season: Ice is nice.

// Digital transgender archive launches at Holy Cross

Organizers believe it is the first time such a trove of transgender-related digital material has been available.

Gary Washburn | On basketball

// Around the NBA, they’re green with envy

Opponents have been impressed by the rise of the Celtics this season.

Ground Game

// Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton spar over Obama’s legacy

President Obama’s name was mentioned 33 times during the debate, the first since Sanders trounced Clinton in the New Hampshire primary.

The Big Picture

AFP/Getty Images

Winter white

Across the globe, snow blankets the landscape, giving photographers a new perspective on their surroundings.

Globe investigations

// Globe investigations and Spotlight reports

A look at high-impact investigations from The Boston Globe, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning report on abuse in the Catholic Church.



// RunKeeper acquired by ASICS for $85m

One of Boston’s original mobile success stories is now part of a big sports-apparel company.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ‘Spotlight’

“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.



// Pope, Russian patriarch embrace in historic meeting

Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill of the Russian Orthodox Church met Friday in Havana.

Globe Insiders

Design New England

// Immersed in the View

A seaside location sets the tone for a free-flowing master bathroom with partitions and angles — but no doors to restrict sightlines.