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Opening statements to begin in Bulger trial

The sweeping federal racketeering case against notorious South Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger is expected to last through September.

Bruins coach Claude Julien is looking to lead the team to its second NHL title in three seasons.

Jessica Rinaldi For The Boston Globe

Claude Julien leads Bruins with simple style

The Bruins head coach, seeking his second championship in three years, has never been flashy, and likes his team to play with his gritty nature.

Gabriel Gomez, as in the first debate, was the more aggressive of the two, turning nearly every question into an attack on Representative Edward Markey and his nearly four decades in Washington.

Barry Chin/Globe Staff

Senate debate

Gomez makes bid for Democratic voters in debate

Gabriel E. Gomez used the second debate of the Massachusetts Senate race to try to distance himself from the national Republican Party by embracing some key Democratic initiatives, while US Representative Edward J. Markey argued that, on too many issues, Gomez lines up with conservatives.

Amid struggles, Obama hits trail in Boston

Seven months since he was reelected by a wide margin – and as he heads to Boston on Wednesday to campaign with Representative Edward J. Markey — President Obama has struggled to convert any mandate he had from voters into any broad changes.

SJC overturns part of award in tobacco case

The state’s highest court has partially overturned a landmark verdict against Lorillard Tobacco Co. that alleged the company designed cigarettes solely to attract younger smokers, addicting a Boston woman who later died of lung cancer. The Supreme Judicial Court upheld the award of compensatory damages to the woman’s son and her estate, but struck down the award of punitive damages. “We affirm the judgment only in part,” the court said in a unanimous 82-page opinion written by Justice Ralph Gants.

The Nation

Immigration bill clears procedural Senate hurdles

President Obama has said repeatedly that the current immigration system is broken.

By David Espo

President Obama insisted the “moment is now” to give 11 million immigrants in the US illegally a chance at citizenship.

Cleveland punishes 12 officers in deadly chase

By Thomas J. Sheeran

The car chase last year involved five dozen cruisers, 137 rounds of ammunition fired by 13 officers, and the death of two people.

Ky. police say more officers threatened

By Bruce Schreiner

A small-town Kentucky police department mourning the ambush slaying of one of its men has received threats that more officers will be targeted.

The World

Turkish police, protesters clash throughout day

Demonstrators ran on Tuesday as Turkish police fired tear gas and jets of water to disperse the crowd in Taksim Square in Istanbul. The demonstrations began last month as a protest against redevelopment of Gezi Park in Istanbul, but the protests turned to unrest after a violent police crackdown on a peaceful sit-in at the park on May 31.

By Elena Becatoros and Suzan Fraser

Riot police fired tear gas, water cannons, and rubber bullets in daylong clashes that lasted into the early hours of Wednesday.

Cambodia welcomes statues’ return from US museum

By Sopheng Cheang

Two 10th-century Cambodian stone statues displayed for nearly two decades at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art were returned to their homeland.

South Africans fear that Mandela is close to death

Nelson Mandela has been hospitalized four times since December and his health has been in decline for years. The former president is currently battling a lung infection.

By Lydia Polgreen

Nelson Mandela has been hospitalized four times since December and his health has been in decline for years.

Editorial & Opinion

Farah Stockman

Teacher trafficking

Ingrid Cruz was brought to Louisiana from the Philippines and now teaches science in Baton Rouge

By Farah Stockman

The strange saga of Filipino workers, American schools, and H-1B visas.


Gabriel Gomez steps up his game

By Scot Lehigh

It was much more measured and interesting Republican Senate candidate who showed up at the Western Massachusetts debate.


Samantha Power is good choice for UN

Samantha Power is President Obama’s nominee to be US ambassador to the United Nations.

By Jeff Jacoby

Power would be unafraid to condemn the world’s most bloodthirsty regimes and would be a UN envoy who all Americans could value.


Income of Boston mayoral hopefuls varies

By Andrew Ryan

Roughly half of the candidates hoping to become mayor earn more than double the city’s annual median household income of almost $52,000.

Boston police issue transgender search guidelines

By Peter Schworm

Under the new policies, police must address transgender individuals by their adopted name and use appropriate pronouns.

MBTA sets up disaster training center in tunnel

Smoke poured from a train during a fire simulation in the MBTA’s new emergency training center.

By Martine Powers

The new $10 million training center is designed to help emergency responders learn how best to react to dire situations within the T system.

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Adrian Walker

Paul Cellucci’s way was honorable

By Adrian Walker

Senate debate

Gomez makes bid for Democratic voters in debate

By Michael Levenson

Opening statements to begin in Bulger trial

By Shelley Murphy, Milton J. Valencia and Martin Finucane

Woods Hole lab has new affiliation

By Carolyn Y. Johnson


CEO calls being in Mass. crucial for Shire to innovate

“It’s all about innovation,” said CEO Flemming Ornskov. “There are 7,000 to 8,000 diseases you can characterize as rare, and only a few of them are being worked on now.”

By Robert Weisman

Irish drug company Shire PLC is one of more than a dozen global biopharmaceutical giants that have set up shop in the region.

Cadillac signs on to Hill Holliday ad firm

The Cadillac account is a big victory for Karen Kaplan.

By Gail Waterhouse

The Boston firm and two other members of advertising giant Interpublic Group landed a plum new contract — the multimillion-dollar campaign for Cadillac.

Patriots capitalizing on Tebow marketability

Although he only signed with the Patriots Monday, Tebow Patriots jerseys can be preordered from the team’s official pro shop for $69.95 to $99.95. He will wear number 5.

By Callum Borchers

Before Tim Tebow even had a number on the Patriots roster, his jersey was selling online at the team’s pro shop for $99.95.


Dr. Brad Patterson, 91; cancer researcher known for empathy

Among other roles,  Brad Patterson was director of cancer control at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

By Bryan Marquard

Among other roles, Dr. Patterson was director of cancer control at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Yoram Kaniuk, 83, noted Israeli author, critic

Yoram Kaniuk wrote books about Holocaust survivors and the war following the declaration of the state of Israel.

By Isabel Kershner

Mr. Kaniuk wrote books about Holocaust survivors and the war following the declaration of the state of Israel.


rays 8, red sox 3

Jon Lester ‘just terrible’ in Red Sox’ loss

Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester got knocked out in the fifth inning.

By Peter Abraham

Lester gave up seven runs on eight hits and seven walks, which matched his career high. Said Lester, “I let the team down.”

Bruins, Blackhawks take NHL back to Original Six days

By Kevin Paul Dupont

The Stanley Cup Final harkens back to a different era of the NHL, a league once known for sweat, blood and fisticuffs now famous for acrobatic goaltending and a frenetic pace of play.

Dan Shaughnessy

A Bruins Stanley Cup would be extra special this year

The Bruins honored the victims of the Marathon attacks when they hosted Boston’s first sporting event after the tragedy in April.

By Dan Shaughnessy

A Bruins rolling rally — on the same street where the Marathon bombs exploded — would be a triumph that would match any victory our city has known.

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Christopher L. Gasper

Jaromir Jagr still hungry for Stanley Cup 21 years later

By Christopher L. Gasper

On Baseball

Can Andrew Bailey be the Red Sox’ closer?

By Nick Cafardo

Red Sox Notebook

John Lackey shrugs off Joe Maddon comments

By Peter Abraham

Bruins Notebook

Nathan Horton pushing for next Bruins’ contract

By Fluto Shinzawa

US Open

Merion not your typical US Open venue

By Michael Whitmer

Blackhawks Notebook

Blackhawks still tinkering with lines

By Daniel I. Dorfman

patriots notebook

Brandon Spikes takes part in Patriots minicamp

By Seth Lakso

NBA Finals | Spurs 113, Heat 77

Hot shooting leads Spurs past Heat in Game 3

By Gary Washburn

US Open notebook

Sergio Garcia leaves note of apology for Tiger Woods

By Michael Whitmer

G: Food

Where food and fashion meet

Michelle Tolini Finamore, curator of Fashion Arts at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

By Michael Floreak

A curator, a collector, and a caterer collaborated on a luncheon for the MFA Fashion Council redolent of design and couture gone by.

What was cooking besides couture

Michelle Tolini Finamore used her collection of cookbooks by fashion designers to put together a lunch at the MFA, where she is a curator.

By Michael Floreak

MFA curator’s collection of cookbooks by the likes of Lagerfeld, Dior, Ferragamo capture 20th-century fashion history.

Recipe for Orange-avocado salad

A version of this recipe was originally published in Vogue in 1939 and reprinted in the cookbook “Food in Vogue,” by Maxime de la Falaise.

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Cheap Eats

Arlington deli concocting its own history

By Glenn Yoder

food | travel

School House still feeding its community

By Catherine Smart

A Tank Away

Hats off to the little river city of Amesbury

By Diane Bair and Pamela Wright


What’s up at Boston-area art galleries

By Cate McQuaid