Streets calm as National Guard fans out across Baltimore

National Guard troops stood at a street checkpoint in Baltimore on Tuesday.

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There were 144 vehicle fires, 15 structure fires, and nearly 200 arrests in the riots that followed the funeral of Freddie Gray.

// Updates: 500 National Guard members deployed in Baltimore

It’s the first time the Maryland National Guard has been called up for a civil disturbance in the state since 1968.

// Eight million affected by Nepal earthquake, UN says

The weekend quake killed nearly 4,400 people and left 1.4 million people in need of food assistance.

Equality flags flew in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday.

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Evan horowitz | Quick Study

Supreme Court set to decide future of gay marriage

Should the court affirm same-sex marriage, it would complete the social transformation that began in Mass. in 2004.

// Kerry deploys culinary diplomacy for foreign visitors

The secretary of state has shown off Boston’s culinary scene to international dignitaries, including the prime minister of Japan.

Gary Washburn | On basketball

// Which players will stay with the Celtics?

What the playoffs did, however briefly, was potentially separate the keepers from those who are expendable.

// Roger Goodell expects Deflategate report to be finished ‘soon’

The NFL commissioner said Tuesday there is no specific timetable for the release of investigator Ted Wells’ report.

Peter Abraham | Beat writer’s notebook

// Hanley Ramirez rejuvenated with Red Sox

How Ramirez reacts to a slump or the team struggling will be a true test of his attitude. But for now he is doing all the right things.

Heroin, opioid overdoses killed more than 1,000 in 2014

Figures released Tuesday provide the sharpest portrait yet of an epidemic that has devastated families across Mass.

Boston Marathon bombing trial

Tsarnaev defense keeps focus on older brother

In the penalty phase of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s trial, the defense continued its effort to blame Tamerlan for the bombings.


// Tsarnaev defense continues push for life sentence

Follow along with live updates from court in the penalty phase of the convicted Marathon bomber’s trial.

Hillary Clinton spoke to students and faculty during a campaign stop at New Hampshire Technical Institute in Concord on April 21.



It’s all about Hillary Clinton, not the country

Until she flips that equation, the former secretary of state can’t run the campaign she wants to run.

// ‘Finding Neverland’ shut out in Tony Award nominations

Nominations for best musical went instead to “An American in Paris,’’ “Fun Home,’’ “Something Rotten!,’’ and “The Visit.”

A car was buried under snow in Hyde Park in February. Last winter was Boston’s snowiest on record.

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Study links extreme weather to global warming

Such scorching days could become near-annual events by late this century even if emissions are brought under control, researchers said.

Saugus teens accused of rape released on bail

The victim had submitted a letter saying the incident, which was recorded and distributed on social media, was consensual.

State Police investigate apparent suicide from Tobin Bridge

A person apparently jumped from the bridge in Boston around 9 a.m.

Marathon trial podcast

// Episode 23: Defense promises ‘no martyrdom’ in life sentence

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



// A united front in the opioid battle

The epidemic requires coordinated and comprehensive action, write US HHS Secretary Burwell, Governor Baker, and state HHS Secretary Marylou Sudders.

The Big Picture

Damaged buildings in Kathmandu.

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Thousands killed in Earthquake in Nepal

The death toll continues to rise after Saturday’s earthquake, and thousands of survivors are contending with the destruction.