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Newcomer Gabriel Gomez to face off against veteran Edward Markey

Democrat Edward J. Markey and Republican Gabriel E. Gomez greeted supporters after winning their respective primaries Tuesday night.

Bill Greene and Yoon S. Byun/Globe Staff

Gabriel E. Gomez has the potential to draw major national interest as he prepares to face Edward J. Markey, a congressman of 36 years.

Analysis

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/05/01/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/130430senategomez0053--90x90.jpg Democrats fear reliving 2010 race that elected Brown

Republican Senate nominee Gabriel E. Gomez’s runaway victory in Tuesday’s primary delivers an unwelcome jolt to Massachusetts Democrats.

Obama says FBI acted properly in bombing case

President Obama said an investigation will aim to determine if the US can better prevent future attacks by self-radicalized individuals.

Carmen Blandin Tarleton had surgery in February.

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Risky decision saves transplanted face

A Vermont woman, the victim of a lye attack whose immune system initially rejected her transplanted face, is now scheduled to reveal it.

The American Repertory Theater’s production of “Pippin,” with Orion Griffiths at center.

From Boston street performer to Broadway

Orion Venture Maximillian Fitz Griffiths will have his Broadway debut in the musical “Pippin.”

The Nation

Obama says FBI acted properly in bombing case

President Obama talked during a press conference at the White House on Tuesday.

By Matt Viser and Bryan Bender

President Obama said an investigation will aim to determine if the US can better prevent future attacks by self-radicalized individuals.

Obama renews his effort to close Guantanamo

Groups have said President Obama could be doing more to ease the number of low-level detainees held at the prison.

By Charlie Savage

President Obama said he would recommit himself to closing the Guantanamo Bay prison, a goal that he all but abandoned in the face of congressional opposition in his first term.

George Zimmerman won’t seek immunity hearing

George Zimmerman, center, stood in Seminole circuit court with his attorney Mark O'Mara, right, for a pre-trial hearing.

By Kyle Hightower

Zimmerman told a judge that he agrees with his defense attorneys’ decision not to seek an immunity hearing under Florida’s ‘‘Stand Your Ground’’ self-defense law.

The World

Bombings hit Damascus, border area with Turkey

By Hania Mourtada

The deadly bombings occurred as President Obama strongly suggested that he would not be rushed into military entanglements in the Syria conflict.

Bombs kill 3 NATO troops, 9 Afghans

By Amir Shah

The attacks in Afghanistan are clear evidence that the insurgents’ annual spring offensive is underway.

Cash woes force wine auction in France

By Steven Erlanger

The Elysee Palace said it would auction off 1,200 bottles of its finest wines, renew its cellar with ‘‘more modest’’ vintages, and return the surplus to the state budget.

Editorial & Opinion

Editorial

Markey, Gomez each have room to grow in Mass. Senate race

Edward Markey and Gabriel Gomez each have the chance to show Bay State voters who they are. And each, for different reasons, needs to do exactly that.

JOSHUA GREEN

Stricter gun control is a matter of time

Glock handguns at a gun show in Las Vegas.

By Joshua Green

Congress failed to act, but the gun control tides are shifting.

editorial

Floating above future storm surges?

An artist’s rendering of the Floatyard concept shows mooring posts and a plaform under the structure.

Floating docks with residences that slide up and down on mooring posts with the tides could be a housing solution for people in vulnerable coastal areas.

Metro

Newcomer Gabriel Gomez to face off against veteran Edward Markey

Democrat Edward J. Markey and Republican Gabriel E. Gomez greeted supporters after winning their respective primaries Tuesday night.

By Michael Levenson and Frank Phillips

Gabriel E. Gomez has the potential to draw major national interest as he prepares to face Edward J. Markey, a congressman of 36 years.

Analysis

Democrats fear reliving 2010 race that elected Brown

Republican nominee Gabriel Gomez gave a thumbs up to his supporters on his way down the stairs before giving his victory speech.

By Jim O’Sullivan

Republican Senate nominee Gabriel E. Gomez’s runaway victory in Tuesday’s primary delivers an unwelcome jolt to Massachusetts Democrats.

Risky decision saves transplanted face

Carmen Blandin Tarleton had surgery in February.

By Liz Kowalczyk

A Vermont woman, the victim of a lye attack whose immune system initially rejected her transplanted face, is now scheduled to reveal it.

More Stories

Dorcena Forry appears to win 1st Suffolk Senate primary

By Wesley Lowery and Meghan E. Irons

Adrian Walker

Jason Collins’ quiet facilitator

By Adrian Walker

Book Review

‘Cooked’ by Michael Pollan

By Ted Weesner Jr.

CONCORD, N.H.

Teen nabbed in armed threat at school

By Travis Andersen

AUGUSTA, Maine

Maine businesses speak out against highway plan

By Glenn Adams

Metco students hurt in three-vehicle crash in Newton

By Lauren Dezenski and Brian Ballou

5 victims hope to be reunited in rehab

By Chelsea Conaboy and Patricia Wen

New selectmen chosen in Milton, Hingham, Scituate

By Jessica Bartlett and Dave Eisenstadter

Bombing suspect’s wife to allow family to claim his body

By David Filipov, Todd Wallack and Lisa Wangsness

Business

Boston condo market strong in 1st quarter

By Jenifer B. McKim

Boston’s downtown condominium market thrived, with the median price at a quarterly record of $537,000.

FDA may force Aveo to test new drug again

Aveo is targeting a global market for kidney cancer treatments estimated at more than $2 billion annually.

By Robert Weisman

Another clinical trial may be needed to weigh the risks and benefits of the Cambridge company’s kidney cancer treatment.

MIT entrepreneurs program to include six foreign teams

By Michael B. Farrell

MIT is expanding a program for student entrepreneurs to include six international teams that will come to the US to hone ideas for start-ups.

Obituaries

Adolph Herseth, 91; was virtuoso symphony trumpeter

By Paul Vitello

Mr. Herseth was the principal trumpeter of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for 53 years.

Jin Luxian, 96; bishop revived Shanghai church

Catholic bishop Aloysius Jin Luxian May 23, 2006.

Bishop Jin revived the Catholic church in Shanghai, China’s financial hub, after years of Maoist persecution.

Sports

ON HOCKEY

Bruins ‘have a lot to prove’ in playoffs

Tuukka Rask and the Bruins will host the Maple Leafs on Wednesday.

By Kevin Paul Dupont

If in the playoffs they are still that lethargic, unmotivated team that skated in April, the Bruins could be in for a short postseason.

Blue Jays 9, red sox 7

Red Sox lose slugfest to Blue Jays

Edwin Encarnacion rounded the bases after hitting a two-run home run in the fifth inning off Red Sox starter Jon Lester. He hit another two-run homer in the seventh.

By Peter Abraham

Jon Lester assumed blame for the loss, despite a breakdown by the Boston bullpen that led to the loss in Toronto.

Red Sox Notebook

Andrew Bailey to remain Red Sox closer

Joel Hanrahan pitched the eighth inning for the Red Sox on Tuesday.

By Peter Abraham

Joel Hanrahan, back from the DL, said he’s OK with not returning to the closer’s role because of how well Bailey has pitched.

G: Food

Coming to a rooftop near you

Artist’s rendering of the 55,000-square-foot rooftop farm, including 40,000 square feet of planted produce, for the Boston Design Center.

By Joseph P. Kahn

From Boston’s Seaport District to the North Shore, large-scale rooftop agriculture is blooming in local environs.

How to grow your own spaghetti sauce

By Lucia Huntington

It’s hard to top homemade spaghetti sauce, but sauce made from vegetables grown in your own garden does the trick.

dining out

Aria Trattoria hits the spot for Italian

Clockwise from top: Grilled salmon with a succotash of corn, peas, pea tendrils, and fava beans; ravioli con funghi is oyster mushroom ravioli with grilled escarole; and osso buco is braised pork shank in tomato sauce with crispy polenta.

By Anne V. Nelson

The new North End restaurant’s cavatelli, small shell-shaped pasta designed to hold sauce in its folds, is great along with plenty of other dishes at the former Marco spot.

More Stories

sunday supper

Mexican spiced pork one day, tacos the next

By Sally Pasley Vargas

Seasonal Recipe

Recipe for pastitsio

Cookbook Review

‘Kitchen & Co.’ by Rosie French and Ellie Grace

By T. Susan Chang

Television Review

‘Family Tools’ is a not-so-noble failure

By Matthew Gilbert

Galleries

What’s up at Boston-area art galleries

By Cate McQuaid

events

Boston-area to do list

By June Wulff

Wednesday night television

Critic’s corner: What’s on TV Wednesday night

By Matthew Gilbert

Annie's Mailbox

Ask Amy column

A TANK AWAY

Add spring to your step in Harwich

By Ellen Albanese

Quote of the Day

Maria Shriver returns to TV

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