Woman killed by manhole cover mourned by colleagues

A car was seen on I-93 after  it was struck by a manhole, killing the driver.


State crews will inspect hundreds of manhole covers and grates after Caitlin Clavette was struck and killed on I-93 during the morning rush hour.

Five officers were involved in the incident, some of whom were taken to a Bosotn hospital for evaluation due to stress, Boston Police Commissioner William B. Evans said.

One dead in officer-involved shooting in Dorchester

Police Commissioner William B. Evans says the officer repeatedly ordered a man with a gun to drop it.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/12/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/HolyCross_Transdigitallibrary1.jpg Digital transgender archive launches at Holy Cross

Organizers believe it is the first time such trove of transgender-related digital material has been available.

Judge orders new trial for man convicted of killing 10-year-old in 2002

A man convicted of fatally shooting 10-year-old Trina Persad was granted a new trial Friday.

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Big Air notebook

Vermont’s Devin Logan a qualified success

Logan was one of two US women in the finals field of six in freestyle skiing.

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Zach Etkind, a Cohasset native, pretended to fall asleep and mocked Trump as he gave a speech.

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Donald Trump threatened to file a lawsuit against Ted Cruz on Friday.

Northeastern chemical engineering professors Abigail and Ryan Koppes work in the same lab.

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So happy together . . . constantly

The idea of working with a spouse is unfathomable to some people. Yet plenty of couples do it — and love it.


Pope, Russian patriarch embrace in historic meeting

Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill of the Russian Orthodox Church met Friday in Havana.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/12/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/1CompilationImageA.jpg Startling truths about ‘The Godfather’ in Mario Puzo archive

Online bidding has begun for the 45-box archive, which Boston-based RR Auction estimates will sell for more than $400,000.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/04/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/_MG_8309.jpg Against long odds, this Lincoln-Sudbury senior has shot at stardom

Jamal Allen is averaging 24 points per game despite limited use of his right arm.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/12/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/ConanOBrienPics04.jpg Conan O’Brien talks success at Sanders Theatre

“It’s about working hard and being kind to other people. I really believe that,” he said.

Michael Nestrud, a sensory scientist, and Kathryn Kaufman, senior principal scientist, prepared juices for testing at Ocean Spray headquarters in Lakeville.

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On the Job

For Ocean Spray sensory scientist, it’s more than a matter of taste

Michael Nestrud of Ocean Spray said enjoying food is a multisensory experience that includes scent, color, temperature, and clarity.

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The commissioner’s office said Friday that Mejia tested positive for the anabolic steroid Boldenone


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/12/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/2016-02-12T034744Z_1828259408_GF10000305302_RTRMADP_3_MUSIC-KANYEWEST.jpg Kanye West clearly has a thing about Taylor Swift, and she wishes he’d drop it already

Kanye insists he didn’t diss Taylor. She says otherwise.

Adrienne Anderson receives her police badge from her father, Eric Anderson, a retired State Police lieutenant.


A second generation of police, called to duty

Amid a national debate about body cameras and police misconduct, why young police recruits sign up for duty.

Ground Game

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President Obama’s name was mentioned 33 times during the debate, the first since Sanders trounced Clinton in the New Hampshire primary.

The Big Picture

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Mardi Gras and Ash Wednesday 2016

Historians say Mardi Gras dates back to Roman times, when the newly converted Christians retained vestiges of a pagan festival as a period of celebration before the penance of Lent.

Globe investigations

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/spotlight150x150-165.jpg Globe investigations and Spotlight reports

A look at high-impact investigations from The Boston Globe, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning report on abuse in the Catholic Church.



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One of Boston’s original mobile success stories is now part of a big sports-apparel company.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

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“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.


Pope Francis wore a traditional Mexican hat received as a gift from a Mexican journalist.


Pope dons sombrero as he travels to Mexico

A Mexican journalist presented Pope Francis with a traditional hat as the pontiff departed from the Vatican Friday.

Globe Insiders

Design New England

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A seaside location sets the tone for a free-flowing master bathroom with partitions and angles — but no doors to restrict sightlines.