Man armed with ‘military-style’ knife shot, killed in Roslindale

A large black knife could be seen next to an evidence marker in front of the CVS in Roslindale.

Scott Eisen for The Boston Globe

The suspect killed by police had been under surveillance for at least three weeks by the Joint Terrorism Task Force, officials said.

Dan Shaughnessy

// Truth is, Red Sox just aren’t perpetual playoff contenders

It’s time for the Red Sox brass to address the myth that this team is always in it to win it.

// Free agent Wes Welker open to a reunion with Patriots

The former Patriot made the rounds on Boston sports radio Tuesday, talking Deflategate and a possible reunion.

// After woman’s arm was cut off, chaos ensued on boat

The “Naut Guilty” had nine young women ages 19 to 22 aboard and four men in their 30s, one of them the allegedly drunk captain.


Magazine | Versus

Which are better: dogs or cats?

All the advice you’ll need — expert and otherwise — to make a choice during National Pet Adoption Month.

// Frank Angiulo’s death marks end of North End Mob era

Francesco Angiulo, 94, was the last surviving member of the once-powerful Boston crime family.

Movie review

// ‘Entourage’ doesn’t hang together on the big screen

The TV show thrived on HBO much longer than it should have, and reemerging on the big screen years later hasn’t changed it a bit.


// Hack your mood with the flip of a switch

Thync, a company with roots in Boston, is building a new kind of wearable device that lets you bring calm or focus to your brain.

// Staples shareholders approve CEO’s $12.4 million pay package

The 15 percent raise comes amid plans by the retailer to close 225 stores by the end of 2015.

FIFA president resigns amid corruption scandal

FIFA President Sepp Blatter addresses a news conference after a meeting of the FIFA executive committee in Zurich, in this file picture taken March 21, 2014. Blatter announced on June 2, 2015 that he will quit his post. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/Files


Sepp Blatter was re-elected to a fifth term on Friday, but has decided to step down instead.

// T officer likely shot by police in Tsarnaev shootout, DA says

Marian Ryan said it cannot be determined precisely who shot Richard Donohue because he still has the bullet in his body.

// Tsarnaev friend sentenced to six years in prison

Dias Kadyrbayev had admitted to disposing of physical evidence connected to the Boston Marathon bombing.

Senator Warren voted for Mary Jo White’s confirmation in committee despite some concerns about her banking industry ties.

In blunt letter, Elizabeth Warren blasts head of the SEC

Senator Warren calls Mary Jo White’s leadership “extremely disappointing” and accuses her of providing “misleading information.”

Wood used to panel walls in the Boston Public Market was collected and recycled from New England barns.

Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff

Union Square Donuts among Boston Public Market vendors

Shoppers will be greeted with a smorgasbord of delicacies from nearly 40 different New England vendors.

Rescuers searched for survivors from the capsized ship in the Yangtze River.

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Hundreds still missing after cruise ship capsizes in China

Divers pulled three people alive from inside the ship, but well over 400 people are still missing on the Yangtze River.

Ground Game


// Conversations with the 2016 presidential hopefuls

The Globe’s James Pindell sits down with presidential candidates and hopefuls to discuss the race.



// Mayor Marty Walsh needs to focus on the city

There’s a disconnect between the agenda he outlined at his inauguration and the one he embraced when he signed onto the Olympic bid.

The Big Picture

Globe photos of the month, May 2015

From the Duckling Day Parade to the Boston Marathon bombing verdict, a look at the best in Globe photos this month.