The $7 billion settlement with Citigroup, announced Monday morning, includes a $4 billion fine for misleading investors about the quality of the mortgage loans that it securitized and sold.

Mass. to get at least $55.7m from Citigroup settlement

The funds come from the bank’s multi-billion dollar settlement with the US over risky mortgage-backed securities.

// Testimony concludes in trial of Tsarnaev college friend

Prosecutors rested after testimony by an FBI agent today, and the defense rested without presenting any witnesses.

The motion comes as John O’Brien’s high-profile trial nears an end.

Former Probation chief seeks acquittal in case

The motion comes as John O’Brien’s high-profile trial nears an end, in a case that alleged a corrupt hiring scheme.

At a store in Burlington, a sign of support for ousted chief executive Arthur T. Demoulas.

Market Basket workers seek to rally customers

The push was made by employees at a Market Basket store north of Boston anxious about the company’s direction.

With disease’s resurgence, officials urge whooping cough boosters

Two-month-old Saoirse Ball receives a dose of the pertussis vaccine at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

Public health officials are pushing preventive measures meant to keep pertussis, more commonly known as whooping cough, at bay.

Opinion | MIKE ROSS

// The Nantucket housing shuffle

From the largest mansion to the tiniest salt box, housing on Nantucket is simply more expensive.

Students hung out near the entrance to Madison Park Technical Vocational High School in Roxbury.

Memo calls for Madison Park to improve or close

Boston’s only vocational school needs to improve quickly or be shut down, according to an internal School Department memo.

//[1].jpg Treehouses: High-end style goes out on a limb

James “B’fer” Roth and Chris “Ka-V” Haake are being increasingly called on to build high-end backyard treehouses.



// A brief history of hating cities

The anti-urban impulse once crossed party lines, says historian Steven Conn.