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Tsarnaev’s defense team set to start making its case

As early as today, the jury — and all of Boston — could start to hear an explanation of why the Tsarnaevs set off the bombs at the Marathon.

Adrian Walker

Future Boston Alliance plots its future

After losing its founder and his funding, the innovative nonprofit is now casting a wide net for funding support.

ADL’s annual Seder promotes community

Hundreds from diverse communities gathered Sunday to embrace the spirit of Passover – celebrating the Exodus of the Jewish people from slavery in Egypt.

N.H. voters train to become political bird dogs

A group of activists wants to make sure residents are ready when candidates seeking votes in New Hampshire swing through their state.

Records detail alleged plot behind Bourne rampage

Court documents unsealed recently shed new light on Adrian Loya’s alleged violent rampage.

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Students, including (center) Evin O’Shea and Colleen Bernard, took turns being interviewers at a Governing Under the Influence seminar at the University of New Hampshire.

Cheryl Senter for the Boston Globe

N.H. voters train to become political bird dogs

A group of activists wants to make sure residents are ready when candidates seeking votes in New Hampshire swing through their state.

Flowers were placed by the mailbox in front of the home where three suspicious deaths took place in Bedford, N.H.

Police say no threat to public after 3 found dead in N.H.

Authorities said they are not currently seeking any suspects after three were found dead in a sprawling Bedford home.

Adrian Loya pleaded not guilty in Falmouth District Court last month to murder

Records detail alleged plot behind Bourne rampage

Court documents unsealed recently shed new light on Adrian Loya’s alleged violent rampage.

Adrian Walker

Future Boston Alliance plots its future

After losing its founder and his funding, the innovative nonprofit is now casting a wide net for funding support.

20 years later, Somerville teen’s kin still seek answers

Deanna Cremin’s family plans a memorial service for her on Monday, 20 years after the 17-year-old’s unsolved murder.

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

From left, Senator Sam Ervin of North Carolina, Mr. Shaffer, Robert McCandless, and John Dean discussed top secret documents during a break in the Watergate hearings in 1973.

Charles Shaffer at 82; attorney for John Dean during Watergate

Before his high-profile representation of Dean, Mr. Shaffer served as a Justice Department lawyer during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations.

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

Special section

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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.