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Walsh replaces inspections chief in wide shake-up

It’s the first step in what the mayor described as a series of management changes at the embattled Inspectional Services Department.

Boston, 4 other localities unite on life sciences

The move marks a shift from the policy of former mayor Thomas Menino, who sought to protect the city’s interests in biotechs.

Geithner book details turmoil with Warren

The former treasury secretary reveals details on the debate over whether to appoint Elizabeth Warren to head the consumer protection agency.

 A video by the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram appears to offer the first public glimpse of hundreds of schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria to worldwide outrage a month ago. The group threatened to sell or enslave the captives until fellow insurgents are released from prison.

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Video appears to show kidnapped Nigerian girls praying

If genuine, the video would be the first public glimpse of the girls since they were seized on April 14 from a school in Chibok, an isolated village in Nigeria.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/05/13/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/13charliepfic03asdfasdf.jpg Charlie’s Sandwich Shoppe authentic to the last bite

The venerated South End sandwich spot, which has a long history of entertaining politicians and celebrities, will close at the end of June.

Below the water’s surface, pressures 1,000 times greater than the ones at sea level probably led to the implosion of one of Nereus’s pressure housings.

Robot on unique quest implodes 6 miles under sea

A remote-controlled Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution robot probing one of the coldest, deepest ocean trenches on Earth blew apart.

The Nation

Geithner book details turmoil with Warren

Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner’s book, “Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises,” details his role during the country’s worst financial collapse since the Great Depression.

By Matt Viser

The former treasury secretary reveals details on the debate over whether to appoint Elizabeth Warren to head the consumer protection agency.

Energy savings bill fails amid election politics

A procedural motion to limit debate and bring the measure to a floor vote without amendments fell five votes short of the 60 needed for approval.

Antarctic ice sheet rapidly collapsing, studies contend

The Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica is seen in this undated NASA image. Vast glaciers in West Antarctica seem to be locked in an irreversible thaw linked to global warming that may push up sea levels for centuries, scientists said.

By Justin Gillis

Large parts of the West Antarctica ice sheet apparently are collapsing, scientists reported, with a rise in global sea level perhaps inevitable.

The World

Russia declines to recognize separatist victories

Pro-Russia protesters gathered Monday as they declared independence for the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine.

By Neil MacFarquhar

The separatists declared that Donetsk and Luhansk would be independent.

Hindu opposition leader appears to win strong mandate in India

Muslim women, one with a child in tow, waited to vote at a polling station in Azamgarh, India. Narendra Modi of the Bharatiya Janata Party is expected to win a mandate.

By Ellen Barry

Voter turnout exceeded 66 percent, even before Monday’s voters were included in the polls, setting a new benchmark for Indian elections.

China police arrest 60 in environmental protest

By Jack Chang

Police said Monday they detained 60 people after a protest over plans to build a waste incinerator in a city in eastern China.

Editorial & Opinion

Charles Fried and Laurence H. Tribe

David Barron should be confirmed to US Court of Appeals

Harvard Law Professor David Barron has been nominated to the First Circuit Court of Appeals.

By Charles Fried and Laurence H. Tribe

There is nothing in Barron’s record to show that he is anything other than a straight shooter.

PAUL MCMORROW

Can Freddie Mac skirt Mass. consumer law?

By Paul McMorrow

At issue in a Boston court is whether the federal government can exempt itself from Mass. laws, and a Dorchester family is caught in the middle.

TOM KEANE

A ‘letter’ to Mark Fisher from the Democratic Party

Mark Fisher spoke to reporters in Boston May 8.

By Tom Keane

Thanks to you, Mark, I think the election is a lock for us this November.

Metro

Charlie’s Sandwich Shoppe authentic to the last bite

Little has changed at Charlie’s Sandwich Shoppe in the South End since it opened nearly 90 years ago. It continues to attract a loyal clientele and some big names. But co-owner Arthur Manjourides (above) says it’s time for the family-owned business to close.

By Billy Baker

The venerated South End sandwich spot, which has a long history of entertaining politicians and celebrities, will close at the end of June.

Robot on unique quest implodes 6 miles under sea

Below the water’s surface, pressures 1,000 times greater than the ones at sea level probably led to the implosion of one of Nereus’s pressure housings.

By Carolyn Y. Johnson

A remote-controlled Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution robot probing one of the coldest, deepest ocean trenches on Earth blew apart.

Walsh replaces inspections chief in wide shake-up

Bryan Glascock will now work with the Boston Redevelopment Authority.

By Andrew Ryan and Thomas Farragher

It’s the first step in what the mayor described as a series of management changes at the embattled Inspectional Services Department.

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Rabbi at Sharon temple faces suit

By David Abel and Ellen Ishkanian

Amid outcry, black mass at Harvard is called off

By Travis Andersen and Derek J. Anderson

KEVIN CULLEN

Sister cities and brother Buddhists

By Kevin Cullen

Randolph man is killed on I-495

By John R. Ellement

Business

Boston, 4 other localities unite on life sciences

By Robert Weisman

The move marks a shift from the policy of former mayor Thomas Menino, who sought to protect the city’s interests in biotechs.

TelexFree co-owner who fled to Brazil may be elusive

Authorities raided TelexFree in Marlborough on April 15.

By Beth Healy

Brazil is not compelled to turn over its citizens to the US when they are accused of crimes there.

Luxury ferry to ply abandoned Portland-Nova Scotia route

The Nova Star arrived in Boston Monday.

By Katie Johnston

The ferry’s biggest impact will be in Nova Scotia, which took a serious hit when ferry service from Maine was halted nearly five years ago.

Obituaries

Joseph Jordan, at 91; police commissioner in fractious era

By Brian MacQuarrie

Mr. Jordan served as Boston police commissioner during a tumultuous eight years of racial tension and union friction.

Andres Carrasco, 67; shined light on health concerns over weed killer

By Michael Warren

Dr. Carrasco was a widely published expert in embryonic development whose work focused on how neurotransmitters affect genetic expression in vertebrates.

Sports

Canadiens 4, Bruins 0

Bruins’ loss in Montreal sets up Game 7

When Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask missed a poke at the puck, he was out of position and out of luck as the Canadiens’ Lars Eller (not pictured), scored the first goal of the game.

By Amalie Benjamin

The Canadiens jumped out to an early lead and never looked back as the Bruins were completely outplayed in yet another Game 6 loss.

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

Game 7 the only way to end Bruins-Canadiens

Thanks to some fine work by Carey Price (right), the Canadiens earned a return trip to Boston for Game 7 on Wednesday night.


Thanks to some fine work by Carey Price (right), the Canadiens earned a return trip to Boston for Game 7 on Wednesday night. (Barry Chin/Globe Staff).

By Christopher L. Gasper

A second-round exit at the hands of the hated Habs would be completely unbearable for the Bruins.

On hockey

Bruins must work harder to finish Canadiens

Claude Julien was left with many questions after the Bruins’ loss in Game 6.

By Fluto Shinzawa

Maybe the Bruins were unlucky. They had as many decent chances as Montreal. But the Canadiens finished their opportunities in Game 6.

G: Living

For Seiji Ozawa, a warm BSO reunion

Seiji Ozawa conducting.

By Jeremy Eichler

The former music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra made a hard-won return to conducting.

Frame by Frame

‘Corkscrew Hanging on a Nail’ a more personal salvation from Copley

By Sebastian Smee

What a delight and a relief it is to come across this strange little piece of amputated wood, less than six inches squared.

Album Review | Jazz

‘A Boy Named Charlie Brown’ displays Vince Guaraldi Trio’s many gifts

By Colin Fleming

A 1964 soundtrack to a planned ‘Peanuts’film displays the Guaraldi Trio’s compositional and instrumental gifts.

More Stories

Marc Maron

In his TV series, Maron blends fact and friction

By Nick A. Zaino III

Album review | Americana

Dolly Parton, ‘Blue Smoke’

By James Reed

Book Review

‘You Are Here’ by Hiawatha Bray

By James Sullivan

Album review |ALTERNATIVE POP-ROCK

The Black Keys, ‘Turn Blue’

By Steve Morse

ALBUM REVIEW | POP

Tori Amos, ‘Unrepentant Geraldines’

By Sarah Rodman

ALBUM REVIEW | INDIE-POP

Mirah, ‘Changing Light’

By Luke O'Neil

ALBUM REVIEW | POP

Little Dragon, ‘Nabuma Rubberband’

By Ken Capobianco

Events

Boston-area to do list

By June Wulff

Names

Dr. Dre closer to deal for Tom Brady’s mansion

By James H. Burnett III

Names

Larry Lucchino getting Zakim Center honor

By James H. Burnett III

Names

Ray Ciccolo heads to Beirut for a good cause

By James H. Burnett III

Celebrity News

Solange-Jay Z spat