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Marathon back on the road to normal

Soaked spectators lined Boylston Street Monday.

This year, the 119-year old race began to return to its roots as a civic celebration and internationally acclaimed athletic competition.

 

KEVIN CULLEN | Commentary

Marathon victim’s nurse finds an unexpected peace

A memorial cross for Krystle Campbell on Boylston Street three blocks from the finish line.

Stephen Segatore carries an unshakable belief that when she died, Krystle Campbell was not suffering.

 

Group fights children’s video app YouTube Kids

YouTube Kids is a new free app.

A Boston consumer group told federal regulators that YouTube Kids should be subject to existing federal regulations.

 

Hillary Clinton courts liberals in N.H.

Hillary Clinton spoke to workers and management of the Whitney Brothers factory in Keene, N.H., on Monday.

In the first trip to New Hampshire of her campaign, Clinton sought to unite the party behind her.

 

Conn. mobster said he had stolen Gardner art, FBI alleges

Law enforecement officials searched the home of Robert Gentile  in Manchester, Conn., in 2012.

Robert Gentile offered to sell two of the paintings stolen in the 1990 heist for $500,000 apiece, a prosecutor said.

 

Boston Globe wins Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing

Kathleen Kingsbury

Globe editorial writer Kathleen Kingsbury won the award for a series of editorials about restaurant labor.

 
 

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Hillary Clinton courts liberals in N.H.

Hillary Clinton spoke to workers and management of the Whitney Brothers factory in Keene, N.H., on Monday.

In the first trip to New Hampshire of her campaign, Clinton sought to unite the party behind her.

 

6 Somali-Americans arrested in Islamic State recruiting case

Federal authorities said Monday that they had broken up an Islamic State recruitment ring in Minnesota, arresting six young Somali-American men who tried for months to travel to Syria to join the terrorist group.

 

New York man who plotted to join terror group gets 25 years

Marcos Alonso Zea pleaded guilty to attempting to provide material support to Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.

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The World

 

Captain in migrant disaster arrested, officials say

Women left flowers in memory of victims near the Italian Coast Guard ship Gregretti.

The captain was also charged with multiple reckless homicide in connection with the sinking, the Associated Press reported.

 

UK family of six trying to join Islamic State arrested in Turkey

In Ethiopia on Monday, relatives mourned the execution of countrymen by the Islamic State group in Libya.

The missing British couple with four children were believed to have been heading to Syria to join the Islamic State.

 

US warship heads to Yemeni waters to block Iran weapons

Helicopters flew from the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt on Sunday as it moved into the Arabian Sea.

USS Theodore Roosevelt is steaming toward the waters off Yemen to beef up security and join other American ships.

 
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Editorial & Opinion

 

JOAN VENNOCHI

Lincoln Elementary is ‘just a school’ trying to teach kids

This K-5 school in Revere is fighting to even the educational playing field.

 

opinion | John Harthorne

Stoking a vital startup scene

Collaboration should be omnipresent in this city.

 

opinion | Jack Cochran and Charles Kenney

The new science of medicine

The US is in the midst of an awkward transition from the industrial age of health care to the math-based information age.

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Metro

 

KEVIN CULLEN | Commentary

Marathon victim’s nurse finds an unexpected peace

A memorial cross for Krystle Campbell on Boylston Street three blocks from the finish line.

Stephen Segatore carries an unshakable belief that when she died, Krystle Campbell was not suffering.

 

Marathon back on the road to normal

Soaked spectators lined Boylston Street Monday.

This year, the 119-year old race began to return to its roots as a civic celebration and internationally acclaimed athletic competition.

 

Conn. mobster said he had stolen Gardner art, FBI alleges

Law enforecement officials searched the home of Robert Gentile  in Manchester, Conn., in 2012.

Robert Gentile offered to sell two of the paintings stolen in the 1990 heist for $500,000 apiece, a prosecutor said.

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Business

 

In cancer fight, Novartis focuses on immunity

Mark C. Fishman (right) and Glenn Dranoff (left) are leading the Novartis cancer immunotherapy push.

“We’re trying to educate the immune system to recognize cancer cells as foreign. Our goal is to cure cancer,” said the company’s global research chief.

 

Raytheon targeting computer weaknesses with $1.9 billion cybersecurity deal

Raytheon CEO Thomas Kennedy (above) said the new company will be managed independently so it won’t be overwhelmed by the defense firm’s bureaucratic style.

Raytheon Co. said it will take ownership of a new cybersecurity company it’s creating with private-equity firm Vista Equity Partners.

 

Bold types

Tourism chief says state’s slogan is lacking

Rich Doucette says the current slogan, “It’s all here,” could be used for Ohio, or for Arkansas and that Massachusetts needs something unique.

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Obituaries

 

Joseph Runci, at 88; Globe photographer worked on investigative series

Mr. Runci worked for the Globe covering Vietnam in the summer of 1966.

When the Boston Globe needed a discreet, dependable photographer for investigative stories, Mr. Runci was assigned the job.

 

Alton ‘Ben’ Powers, at 64; played football player on ‘Good Times’

Mr. Powers, known for his role on “Good Times,” also appeared as Moochie in “Mickey Spillane’s Mike Hammer.”

 

Vivian Nicholson, at 79; British rags-to-riches-to-rags legend

When asked what she would do after she won a fortune, Mrs. Nicholson cried joyously, “Spend, spend, spend!”

Mrs. Nicholson was just 25 when, in 1961, when she and her husband won the Littlewoods Pools, a British soccer pool.

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Sports

 

Lelisa Desisa returned to win after Marathon bombings

Boston-04/20/15- The Boston Marathon finish line. Mens winner Lelisa Desisa. Boston Globe staff photo by John Tlumacki (sports)

His rewards were the same as two years ago, but the memory of this victory, both for the champion and the city, will be one to savor.

 

Caroline Rotich wins in sprint to finish of Boston Marathon

Boston, Massachusetts -- 4/20/2015-- Women's winner Caroline Rotich crosses the Boston Marathon Finish Line in Boston, Massachusetts April 20, 2015. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff Topic: Reporter:

The Kenyan outkicked Ethiopia’s Mare Dibaba as the two sprinted together in a tight finish.

 

Dave McGillivray and his team got Marathon off to great start

Marathon Course, MA - 04/20/15 - The elite women's field awaits the start during the 2015 Boston Marathon. Lane Turner/Globe Staff Section: SPORTS Reporter: various Slug: race coverage

The starts were orderly in Hopkinton and the rain mostly held off, until the fourth wave of runners.

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Tuesday Stories

 

Spring sees return of shorebirds to Essex Bay Marsh

A piping plover.

At least 27 species of shorebirds come through Essex Bay on their way north or on their return trip south.

 

Alabama Shakes, ‘Sound & Color’

Rockers Alabama Shakes meandered from gauzy, slow-burning ballads to bracing blasts of riffing and shouting.

 

Frame by Frame

Sincerity, joy reflected in Liotard’s ‘Mirror’

Painting a girl singing to her reflection, Jean-Etienne Liotard expresses a sincerity, a joy, and a lack of self-censure that are altogether remarkable.

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Comics

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Circulars

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