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Delays on Providence/Stoughton commuter line give passengers painful flashbacks

Commuter rail passengers are having painful flashbacks Friday morning as a train on the Providence/Stoughton Line is delayed nearly an hour, reminding commuters of several days this winter, which were spent waiting on cold platforms for trains that often did not come.

Logan Airport to host training exercise

A joint training exercise will be held Friday on the airfield and in the harbor near the end of a runway.

Temperatures could reach 50 degrees next week

After snowfall Thursday left up to a foot in some areas, temperatures are set to begin rising this weekend.

Youth basketball coach is a mentor, brother to his players

Kendrick Jackson, 24, is the founder of the Beantown Bulls, a program for at-risk youth ages 12 to 18.

Hundreds of Boston-bound Amtrak riders stranded for hours

About 300 passengers were without lights or heat for more than three hours after their train lost power in Connecticut.

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Bill Richard, depicted on the stand Thursday in federal court.

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Bill Richard’s testimony an act of grace

The testimony of Martin Richard’s father were the words of a man who, in all his loss, still possesses something more powerful than a bomb.

Shaun Harrison was arraigned in Roxbury Municipal Court.

Pastor, activist charged with shooting English High student

Shaun Harrison allegedly committed an “execution-style shooting’’ of an English High student.

High school student’s faux Harvard rejection letter goes viral

Molly McGaan’s work was full of references to hip-hop mix tapes and Internet memes.

Carol Martin Bailey was a next-door neighbor of Aaron Hernandez at a Franklin apartment complex he rented.

Franklin neighbor of Aaron Hernandez offers insight at trial

Carol Martin Bailey spoke about Hernandez, who also owned a home in North Attleborough, and his stint in the complex.

US v. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev


Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his now-deceased brother, Tamerlan, allegedly set off explosives at the Boston Marathon.

Aaron Hernandez on trial



The former Patriots tight end is charged with the murder of Odin Lloyd, whose body was found near Hernandez’s home.

Thomas Farragher

Farragher is a Globe columnist and associate editor. He spent eight years as editor of the Spotlight Team. His columns appear Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Boston's 2024 Olympic bid


Boston will compete with cities from around the world as it seeks to host the Summer Games in nine years.

Data desk

//[1].jpg A sampling of what gets produced in New England every day

Yes, we write software and design websites. But the New England economy chugged along for almost 400 years on the strength of other products.

Coverage of Thomas Menino


Globe coverage of former Mayor Thomas Menino’s life and legacy.

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Read recent stories and ongoing investigations from the Globe’s journalists.

Special Report: The Longest Road


At 17, the shadow fell: a devastating diagnosis of mental illness. Trouble, hospital, home, into the depths again. Now, he aims to make his way back.


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// Fourteen political moments of 2014

A mysterious fisherman. A geography blunder. A change of the guard at City Hall. Here’s a look at some of the top political moments of 2014.