Ruling favors Globe in Steward complaint

A judge ruled that Steward Health Care has no right to see any reporting or records collected by the Globe for an upcoming story.

Search for James Foley consumed family, colleagues

Starting nearly two years ago, a highly organized effort ultimately proved to be an unsuccessful quest to free the reporter.

3 administrators at Latin Academy placed on leave

The Boston School Department is investigating allegations of harassment, discrimination, and intimidation.

New Hampshire US Senator Jeanne Shaheen (left) and GOP challenger Scott Brown.

Scott Brown, Jeanne Shaheen in dead heat

The US Senate race in N.H. has narrowed since a poll released last month found Shaheen, the incumbent, leading Brown.

Ambulances lined up outside of the TD Garden.

City clears TD Garden on allegations from concert

Dozens of people were hospitalized for drug- and alcohol-related illnesses at a June 25 electronic dance concert.

Teamsters deny harassing Top Chef film crew

The denial comes a day after reports that members of the union shouted racial and homophobic slurs at cast members.

Firefighters at the scene of the fatal fire on Murdock Street in Brighton.

Lane Turner/Globe Staff

Man killed in Brighton blaze

A man who repeatedly tried to rescue people from the building was killed when he apparently became disoriented and could not find his way out.

Adrian Walker

A compass for kids’ crossroads

For struggling youth, Crossroads is more than a summer camp. It can be a turning point.

Marian Ryan said she was not required to release the report.

DA withheld 19 pages of Jared Remy report

In a possible violation of the law, the Middlesex DA excluded pages that included interviews with prosecutors and victim advocates.

(From left to right) Azamat Tazhayakov, Dias Kadyrbayev, and Boston marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Tsarnaev friend pleads guilty in obstruction case

Federal prosecutors said the maximum sentence they would seek for Dias Kadyrbayev would be seven years.

Dr. Kent Brantly (center) is one of two Americans who was discharged from an Atlanta hospital after receiving an experimental drug to treat the Ebola virus they contracted while working in West Africa.

Speeding up the fight against Ebola, other diseases

There is now tantalizing evidence that vaccines against killer viruses can be made faster and cheaper than previously believed.

Judge rejects medical marijuana licensing injunction

The controversial marijuana company Good Chemistry sought to prevent the state from accepting other companies’ applications.

Lottery prize that would pay $25,000 a year for life remains unclaimed

The player only has a few weeks to claim the “Lucky for Life” prize, state lottery officials said.


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Race to watch

// Attorney general race splits Democrats’ hearts, minds

Candidates for attorney general Warren Tolman and Maura Healey are tapping into different impulses within the party.

The Jobs of Summer


This seasonal Globe feature highlights the quintessential warm-weather jobs of New England.

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.

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.

Adrian Walker

Walker has been a columnist for the Metro section since 1998. His column appears Mondays and Fridays.

Boston homicide map

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// Boston homicides in 2014

Information about victims of homicides in Boston in 2014.

MCAS results

Sortable Data

// 2013 MCAS rankings by district

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

Special section


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

The Boston Marathon bombings

Special section


Coverage of deadly blasts that shook the city, and the ensuing manhunt resulting in the death of an 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.

Globe Investigations

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// Recent investigative reports

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