Tsarnaev defense, prosecutors in court today

It’s the first time the two sides will be face-to-face in the death penalty case in two months.

The crash took place around 5 a.m, State Police said.

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Two dead in crash on Mass. Pike in Framingham

The crash caused traffic backups in both eastbound and westbound directions during the morning commute, State Police said.

Winter sneaks back to Massachusetts with snow

Just when we thought wintry weather was gone for good, it came back for one last showdown.

Steve Wynn has offered to buy the former Monsanto Co. industrial site for $35 million if his casino is approved.

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Everett may buy site, sell it to Wynn for casino use

The plan comes amid concerns from the gaming panel about a felon’s ties to land where Steve Wynn has proposed building a casino.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/04/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/davis_backpack_met-13082.jpg Man held after backpacks detonated near Marathon finish line

Police blew up two backpacks on Boylston Street for precautionary reasons and had a man in custody for questioning.

A moment of silence was observed on Boylston Street.

Around the city, a pause to remember and honor

As church bells tolled at 2:49 p.m. Tuesday, many in the city stopped to mark the moment.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/04/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/walsh150-12967.jpg On Marathon anniversary, much to embrace

A day marked by somber reflection and painful remembrance was also one filled with love and gratitude from survivors.

Cardinal O’Malley urges optimism, seeing the good

Cardinal Sean O’Malley addressed nearly 2,000 religious officials and Catholic students at the Chrism Mass at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross.


Ms. Frelich and co-star John Rubinstein talked to guests in sign language after winning best acting awards at the Tony dinner in New York City. Both starred in the play “Children of a Lesser God,’’ which won best play honors.

Phyllis Frelich, 70; actress won Tony for ‘Lesser God’

Ms. Frelich made a groundbreaking and Tony-winning Broadway star turn in 1980 in “Children of a Lesser God,” written with her and her husband’s help.


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Amy Sorkin of Marblehead shops for chocolates from a large display of kosher foods for Passover at Stop & Shop in Swampscott.

Kosher food business is soaring at Passover

Despite a drop in overall affiliation to nearly all things Jewish, seven out 10 Jews plan to attend a seder on Passover, which begins Monday night.

MCAS results

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Results for each of the state’s districts in English, math, and science, sorted by grade.

Arrest of Aaron Hernandez



Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is charged with the murder of Dorchester man Odin Lloyd, whose body was found near Hernandez’s home.

JFK: 50 Years Later

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A five-part series examining the profound impact of former President John F. Kennedy’s assassination.

The Boston Marathon bombings

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Coverage of deadly blasts that shook the city, and the ensuing manhunt resulting in the death of a MIT police officer, the death of one suspect, and the capture of another.

Casino gambling in Mass.



Globe coverage of the state’s implementation of resort gambling following the 2011 law legalizing casinos.

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