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Keystone XL pipeline decision may wait till after election

By Josh Lederman and Dina Cappiello

The State Department said federal agencies will have more time to weigh in on the politically fraught decision.

From Clinton to Obama, push for health care a political risk

“A lot of them want to know they can keep their own plan if they like it,” former President Bill Clinton told his advisers before a news conference in August 1994.

By Ken Thomas

Documents from the Bill Clinton years affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.

Man held in shootings along Mo. highways

By Maria Sudekum

After nearly a month of reports of gunshots being fired at vehicles and more than 100 tips, authorities announced charges Friday.

The World

Pro-Russian militants defy Ukraine deal

A couple attended a pro-Ukrainian rally in Luhansk. An accord signed in Geneva called for militants to disarm.

By Andrew Higgins and Andrew E. Kramer

A US-backed deal to settle the crisis fell flat as militants vowed to stay in occupied government buildings.

3 held in sinking of S. Korean ferry

The ferry captain, Lee Jun-seok, 69, was charged with abandoning the boat and its passengers at a time of crisis, among other counts, according to prosecutors.

By Choe Sang-Hun and Su-Hyun Lee

The captain and two crew members of a ferry that capsized were arrested early Saturday, authorities said.

Avalanche kills at least 12 guides in Mount Everest’s worst disaster

Rescue workers lifted an injured climber after an avalanche struck Mount Everest.

By Binaj Gurubacharya

The Sherpa guides had gone to fix ropes for other climbers when the avalanche struck early Friday morning, a Nepal Tourism Ministry official said.

Editorial & Opinion

opinion | Dennis Lehane

Boston Public Library wasn’t the target — what was inside was

By Dennis Lehane

Though the target of last year’s attacks was the Marathon, all fanatics, including the bombers, hate knowledge.

Derrick Z. Jackson

GOP’s 2016 goals: Restrict voting, win

By Derrick Z. Jackson

The effort to deny full participation in the political process by all Americans remains stunningly obvious.


Paolo Soleri’s humane, radical urban vision

Soleri inspired four biopics.

By Renée Loth

The architect was a charismatic dreamer best known for Arcosanti, the utopian community he oversaw 70 miles north of Phoenix.


Gambling panel stands up to Boston mayor

Stephen Crosby will participate in the hearing.

By Mark Arsenault

Regulators will go forward with a hearing to determine if Boston deserves more influence over two proposals on its border, despite Mayor Martin Walsh’s boycott.

Carjacking victim describes his life one year after Tsarnaev encounter

The young man known as Danny was able to escape from the alleged Marathon bombers, Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

By Eric Moskowitz

For 75 minutes that began on April 18, 2013, he feared for his life, a prisoner in his own Mercedes, held at gunpoint by Tamerlan Tsarnaev.

For Watertown residents, normal will never be quite the same

The search for the alleged Marathon bombers culminated in violence in Watertown.

By Jenna Russell

A lingering strangeness remains in the strangers snapping pictures of the famous driveway and in memories that are inescapable.

More Stories

Body of child discovered along highway

By Patricia Wen, Maria Cramer and Travis Andersen

Politicians criticize radio station’s shutdown

By Meghan E. Irons and Michael Levenson


Embattled TelexFree rose from humble beginnings

Homeland Security Investigators raid telecommunications and marketing firm TelexFree in Marlborough, Mass.

By Beth Healy

The alleged $1.1 billion global scam started with a man who two decades ago was scrubbing office floors, regulators say.

BRA approves plans for public food market

The public market is seen as a showplace for local agriculture.

By Casey Ross

A building near the Rose Kennedy Greenway will become a showcase for local farmers, fishermen, and specialty food makers.

How MIT brainpower returned a dancer to the stage

MIT professor Hugh Herr designed the prosthetic ankle.

By Michael B. Farrell

A team led by a double lower-leg amputee spent the better part of a year designing a battery-powered computerized ankle.


Lois Wallace, 73; respected agent for prominent authors

The success of the novel “Love Story” and the film version, starring Ryan O’Neal and Ali MacGraw (above), allowed Lois Wallace to start her own agency with two partners.

By Daniel E. Slotnik

Ms. Wallace’s agency represented authors such as William F. Buckley Jr., Joan Didion, and Don DeLillo.

Nina Cassian, 89; Romanian poet, dissident

By Alison Mutler

Ms. Cassian obtained political asylum in the US after the Communist-era secret police found her critical poems scribbled in a friend’s diary.

Basil Paterson, 87; leader in N.Y. state politics

Mr. Paterson was New York’s secretary of state from 1979 until 1983.

By Ula Ilnytzky

Mr. Paterson, the father of former governor David Paterson, served as deputy mayor of New York City.



Bruins bottled up by Red Wings in series opener

Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk does his best to keep the Red Wings’ Justin Abdelkader out of Tuukka Rask’s way in the crease. John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe

By Amalie Benjamin

The teams played to a scoreless stalemate until the Red Wings broke through against Tuukka Rask in the final minutes.


Don’t consider Bruins’ loss an upset

Claude Julien won’t get too riled up over Friday’s Game 1 loss. “It’s a long series,” he said. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

By Dan Shaughnessy

After 57 minutes of strangulation hockey, one of the best players in the world, the Red Wings’ Pavel Datsyuk, made an all-world play.

orioles 8, red sox 4

Red Sox, John Lackey roughed up by Orioles

Red Sox pitching coach Juan Nieves spoke with John Lackey on the mound in the fifth inning of Friday’s game against the Orioles.

By Michael Vega

From the first pitch, resulting in a controversial leadoff double, Lackey never seemed to generate any heat.

G: Family

N.H. store draws reptile fans from around the region

A blue eyed leucistic ball python for sale at Zoo Creatures/New England Reptile Distributors.

By James Sullivan

Zoo Creatures, a 14,000-square-foot pet store in Plaistow, N.H., specializes in fish, birds, and reptiles.

stage review

‘Our Lady’ is one man’s plea for compassion, connection

James Fluhr in “Our Lady.”

By Terry Byrne

James Fluhr takes advantage of the New Repertory Theatre’s Black Box space in his touching one-man play.

Simon Amstell finds humor in a show full of angst

Simon Amstell says his stand-up comedy is based on reflections on things that caused him embarrassment or shame.

By Nick A. Zaino III

Amstell says his stand-up comedy is based on reflections on things that caused him shame.