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In Middle East, Lynch assesses US fight against ISIS

US Representative Stephen Lynch, a South Boston Democrat, is traveling through the Middle East this week with US Representative Jim McGovern of Worcester and other members of Congress. Their mission: to assess the US fight against the ISIS.

When there’s a crisis at the State House, Tammy Kraus gets the call

Tammy Kraus, superintendent of the Bureau of the State House, makes sure a building that dates to the 18th century functions for about 1,500 tenants and 90,000 yearly visitors on tours.

US Marine is mourned in Weymouth

Private First Class Peter Handibode died June 20 at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida.

Boston issues subpoenas in lawsuit against Wynn

The subpoenas are for state police officers, a former Patrick administration official and private business people.

Boston 2024 touts Games’ impact on transportation

Organizers highlighted transportation improvements, but it’s unclear how many would result from hosting the Olympics.

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A view from the 29th floor at 10 Hudson Yards, the first building as part of a revedevelopment project.

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Hudson Yards shows promise and pitfalls for Widett Circle

The residential and retail district rising on Manhattan’s West Side represents what could be accomplished in South Boston.

// Olympic planners unveil ambitious new plan

The proposal recasts the Olympics as part of an 18-year economic development plan that will shape the city.

Betty Kallister (left), Joseph Richard Kalister, and daughter Nicole Kallister (right) were believed to have been killed in the crash in Plainville.

Investigators probe Plainville plane crash that killed 3

The private aircraft crashed into a home, triggering a fire that eventually consumed the upper levels of the house.

// Beacon Hill wins delay on installation of sidewalk ramps

A civic group and residents contend Walsh officials are improperly bypassing crucial legal steps to build the ramps.

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.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentenced to death


Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings.


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Aaron Hernandez guilty of murder



The former Patriots tight end was convicted in the 2013 death of Odin Lloyd.

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// Bike fatalities rise in Greater Boston’s suburbs

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

Coverage of Thomas Menino


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

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// Recent investigative reports

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.