Nearly two-thirds of commuter trains ran late last month

The dismal commuter rail performance earned Keolis, the company that runs the service, a penalty of more than $430,000.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found hiding inside the 24-foot boat called Slip Away II that was owned by a Watertown resident.

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Defense wants jury to see boat where Tsarnaev hid

The defense also asked the judge to bar prosecutors from showing autopsy photos of those killed in the Marathon attack.

// Tsarnaev friend’s family to sue FBI over death

The father of Ibragim Todashev is demanding $30 million from the bureau for allegedly harassing and fatally shooting his son.

Aaron Hernandez, 25, has pleaded not guilty to murder and weapons charges in the June 2013 slaying of Odin Lloyd.

Aaron Hernandez jurors shown phone records

Prosecutors allege the records trace the path of Hernandez and an alleged accomplice before and after the slaying.

// Google plans to offer wireless services in US

The company also said it will launch solar-powered planes to provide wireless Internet service in the world’s unconnected areas.

Armed robbers steal $4m in gold from Mass.-bound truck

The guards were approached by three armed men in a white van, who ordered them out of the truck and stole several barrels of gold.

MBTA weighs surcharge to extend late-night service

The extra charge was a popular suggestion from commuters during an hour-long Twitter town hall Monday.

Philadelphia Phillies' Cliff Lee pitches against the Boston Red Sox in the first inning of their MLB interleague baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts May 28, 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASEBALL)

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Cole Hamels, Cliff Lee still on Red Sox’ radar

The Phillies continue to scout Boston’s talent, and while neither team is desperate, a deal could still happen.

Patriots place franchise tag on kicker Stephen Gostkowski, report says

The move guarantees Gostkowski $4.5 million in 2015 unless he agrees to a new contract with the Patriots.

FILE - AUGUST 14, 2014: Major League Baseball executive Rob Manfred elected to succeed Bud Selig as new commissioner. NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 22: Major League Baseball Executive Vice President Rob Manfred speaks at a news conference at MLB headquarters on November 22, 2011 in New York City. Commissioner Bud Selig announced a new five-year labor agreement between Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

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Statistics claim star power at Sloan Conference

Anyone who emerged from the gathering at MIT without some new thoughts about sports analytics wasn’t paying attention.

Marshawn Lynch finished the Super Bowl with 102 yards and a touchdown on 24 carries.

Marshawn Lynch was ‘expecting the ball’ on final Super Bowl play

The Seahawks running back spoke about the play while on a promotional tour in Turkey.

The new Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone.

A look at the new Samsung Galaxy S6 phones

Samsung’s new Galaxy smartphones improve in two major areas: design and picture quality.

Seized possessions litter the space saver graveyard in Somerville.

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What will Somerville do with all these space savers?

The city is seeking creative ways to dispose of the growing mound of debris collected over the past two months.

// State to offer early retirement deals; layoffs may follow

The Baker administration projects that 4,500 will take advantage of the pension-sweetening program.

Forbes said Monday that Bill Gates’s net worth rose to $79.2 billion in 2015 from $76 billion last year.

Bill Gates still the richest person in world on Forbes list

Basketball legend Michael Jordan joined the magazine’s list of the world’s billionaires for the first time this year.


opinion | Renee Graham

// Renee Graham: The gun in the nightstand

The simple fact is that an unsecured gun in a household with children is an invitation to tragedy.

The Big Picture

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Documenting one family’s home birth experience

For Ashley Bennett, having her second child at home in Medford was an opportunity to be encouraged and supported.