Hernandez was ‘normal’ after Lloyd’s death, fiancee says

Shayanna Jenkins walked from the stand after testifying during Aaron Hernandez’s murder trial.

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The two men Aaron Hernandez allegedly committed a murder with were also “fine” hours after the killing of Odin Lloyd, Shayanna Jenkins testified.


Ex-CIA operative Valerie Plame to be advisor for Boston-based firm

Plame, a former CIA covert operations officer, will serve on the advisory board of Boston-based Starling Trust Sciences.

The Arts Issue

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Boston Globe critics share what’s at the top of their list for books, visual arts, dance, film, pop music, classical music, and theater.

@ Large

It’s political season (again) on social media. Watch your step.

Here are some “don’ts” when it comes to expressing your political opinions on social media.

FBI offers reward for information on gold theft from Boston-bound truck

Armed robbers stole nearly $5 million worth of gold bars in North Carolina on March 1 from a truck headed to Boston.

Vicki Kennedy opens up about the Kennedy Institute

The wife of Edward Kennedy spoke about the wishes of her husband before he died and the challenges of creating the institute.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/27/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/west150-4017.jpg Will Kanye West buy Karmaloop? Maybe, says CEO

West and fellow hip-hop mogul Damon Dash poured more gas on rumors they may acquire the debt-ridden streetwear company.

Munch Madness 2015

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/17/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/munch-90.jpg Meet the Final Four

Which restaurants should make it to the Top 2? Vote now in the semifinal match-ups.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/27/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Sanofi-Aventis-Genzyme-7871521.jpg Genzyme moving to new Kendall Square headquarters in 2018

About 950 employees will move from one of the best-known landmarks in the city’s life science cluster to 50 Binney St.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/27/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/lubitz150-981.jpg Germanwings copilot excused from work by doctor on day of crash

The evidence came as authorities sought an explanation of why he locked himself into the cockpit and crashed the Airbus A320.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/27/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/crash150-993.jpg Police sorting crash victims’ remains in French Alps ravine

Families are having to contend with the possibility of a long wait before they can collect the remains of their loved ones.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/27/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/7a6975d4af674612aa0bba39aebefce5-7a6975d4af674612aa0bba39aebefce5-0.jpg ‘Possibility of impropriety’ in gas explosion, mayor says

Someone may have ‘‘inappropriately accessed’’ a gas line before an explosion that injured nineteen people and left two missing.

Starts and Stops

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/08/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/blanding021715train3met-7984.jpg Commuter rail says it will return to full service Monday

Commuter rail officials say they’re on track to return to a normal schedule by their self-imposed deadline.

The Soyuz spacecraft launched Friday on its way to the International Space Station.


Astronauts blast off for year-long trip to space station

The trip is NASA’s first stab at a one-year spaceflight, anticipating Mars expeditions that would last two to three years.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Advance/Images/longview.jpg Ancient Mars lake could be prime target in search for life

The lake once measured roughly the area of Lake Champlain and was more than 500 feet deep.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/10/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_longfellowconst1_met.jpg Longfellow’s last two ‘salt and pepper’ towers coming off

The structures will return as part of a restoration process, but as the weather warms, the bridge will present a very different face.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/27/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/wowair.jpg Wow Air’s first flight to land at Logan today

The low-cost Icelandic carrier provides service to Reykjavik and other European cities.

Marathon trial podcast

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/02/28/BostonGlobe.com/Special/Advance/Images/podcast.jpg Episode 13: How the Marathon bombs were built

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


victoria kennedy

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/18/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/PAGEONEChapter1-7698915.jpg Edward M. Kennedy Institute aims to inspire

The institute is a reminder of everything the Senate was designed to be — and everything it can be again, the senator’s widow writes.

The Big Picture

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Mascots bring the spirit

With the NCAA Tournament underway, the mascots are out in force to bring good luck to their teams.