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John Kerry deploys culinary diplomacy for foreign visitors

Secretary of State John Kerry has shown off Boston’s emergent culinary scene to international dignitaries, including the prime minister of Japan.

Man arrested for seventh OUI

Harold Reardon, whose license was suspended for life in 2009, was arrested Monday afternoon.

Boston doctors, rescuers rush to help Nepal effort

A Boston-based rescue service for international travelers said it would send helicopters and medical teams to Mount Everest.

Mary Bonauto set to argue for gay marriage before Supreme Court

On Tuesday, the Maine-based attorney will lead what could be the final fight in the battle she began in Massachusetts 12 years ago.

City Councilor wants free sunscreen dispensers in Boston parks

Boston City Councilor Matt O’Malley suggested the program could be funded through a partnership with a sunscreen maker.

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Secretary of State John Kerry taps local chefs to prepare special meals for his global guests.

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John Kerry deploys culinary diplomacy for foreign visitors

Secretary of State John Kerry has shown off Boston’s emergent culinary scene to international dignitaries, including the prime minister of Japan.

KEVIN CULLEN

The case for letting Tsarnaev live

The strategy for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s lawyers became clear on Monday: hell in a cell is infinitely preferable to dead in a bed.

Members of the Boston Carmen’s union attended Monday’s legislative hearing on the recommendations proposed by Governor Charlie Baker’s panel on overhauling the MBTA.

Lawmakers question Baker’s study on MBTA

Monday’s session, in which the panel that proposed an overhaul was grilled by legislators, showed the plan could face an uphill battle.

A Miami Beach sunscreen dispenser.

City Councilor wants free sunscreen dispensers in Boston parks

Boston City Councilor Matt O’Malley suggested the program could be funded through a partnership with a sunscreen maker.

Saugus teens accused of rape released on bail

The victim had submitted a letter saying the incident, which was recorded and distributed on social media, was consensual.

US v. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

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

Aaron Hernandez on trial

Coverage

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

Obituaries

Ms. Meadows was best known for her work with Steve Allen, whom she married in 1954. Above, the couple rehearsed in 1959 with his three sons for a show hosted by Allen.

Jayne Meadows, at 95; versatile actress, television fixture

Ms. Meadows, a glamorous redheaded actress, was probably best known for her 46-year role as Steve Allen’s wife, business partner, and frequent costar.

Kevin Cullen

Cullen is a columnist for the Metro section who previously wrote for the Foreign desk and Spotlight team. His column appears Tuesdays and Sundays.

Boston's 2024 Olympic bid

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

Data desk

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The number of reported bicycle accidents has increased in recent years, and fatalities have more than tripled.

Coverage of Thomas Menino

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

Globe Investigations

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

Special Report: The Longest Road

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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.

Capital

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/12/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/BG_Moments_final2-7646.jpg 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.