As students return, Boston on alert for rental violations

The increased vigilance follows a Globe Spotlight Team series on unsafe and sometimes illegal off-campus apartments.

// 2 victims of N.H. plane crash identified

David Ingalls, 77, and Bruce Anderson, 66, died when the plane Ingalls was flying crashed into a cluster of trees.

// Boston hoping to draw top runners to the city

With elite team initiatives underway at the Boston Athletic Association and New Balance, Boston is re-emerging as a running mecca.

Politico founder taking over as Washington Post publisher

Katharine Weymouth is stepping down as publisher of the paper and will be replaced by Frederick Ryan.

Steven Syre | Boston Capital

// Insiders big winners when mutual banks go public

Most community banks that convert to public companies will disappear in a matter of a few years. It’s not hard to see why.

“It was a little bit of a surprise,” said Michael Wheeler, chief executive of the 126-year-old bank, which has four branches.

John Blanding/Globe Staff

Depositors reject local bank’s Wall Street plans

Depositors at tiny Beverly Bank blocked a plan by executives to convert to public ownership.

On “Game of Thrones,” Ned Stark’s first term in office as King’s Hand didn’t end so well.

Farah Stockman

‘Game of Thrones’ looks an awful lot like America

Is it any surprise that Americans are fascinated by this epic HBO saga of a world order crumbling?

Jennifer Lawrence’s photographs allegedly were obtained from a personal iCloud account.

Leaks of nude celebrity photos raise concerns about cloud

The leaking of hundreds of private photos of celebrities cast new doubt on the security of popular online storage sites.


endorsement | democratic primary

// Seth Moulton for Congress

The Globe’s editorial board believes Moulton offers the best chance for effectiveness and influence in Washington in representing the Sixth District.


// Oprah essays ring with truth, truisms

The book’s contents span 14 years, lending a sense of evolving consciousness to the dozens of short essays.