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Data recorders found in rubble of Hanscom crash

The scene of the Hanscom Field plane crash.

David L. Ryan/Globe Staff

The evidence could show why the Gulfstream IV failed to take off and shattered in a fiery crash that killed seven people.

Gulfstream IVs have few blemishes on safety record

The type of jet that crashed at Hanscom had crashed only one other time during takeoff since the aircraft’s 1987 debut.

Walsh seeks waiver from residency rule for top officials

The move is a reversal of the mayor’s earlier position that is already sparking pockets of resistance on the City Council.

Scott Brown  paid cashier Gita Patel for a drink while campaigning at the Waterhouse Country Store in Windham, N.H.

Aram Boghosian for The Globe

Scott Brown defends stake in Florida company

Democrats and GOP opponents are blasting Brown for a stock deal with the company and are calling for him to release financial documents.

A jury said Essie Billingslea no longer posed a threat.

3-time convicted rapist charged in Arlington attack

Last year, after almost two decades in custody, Essie Billingslea was released when a jury said he no longer posed a threat.

The Nation

Nancy Pelosi brings women’s economic campaign to Boston

Nancy Pelosi shook hands with rally attendees in Hyde Park.

By Meghan E. Irons

House minority leader Nancy Pelosi rode into Boston to raise money, bolster a John F. Tierney, and champion her party’s economic agenda.

Scott Brown defends stake in Florida company

Scott Brown  paid cashier Gita Patel for a drink while campaigning at the Waterhouse Country Store in Windham, N.H.

By Todd Wallack and Noah Bierman

Democrats and GOP opponents are blasting Brown for a stock deal with the company and are calling for him to release financial documents.

Supreme Court rejects attempt by reporter to shield source

James Risen

By Adam Liptak

The Supreme Court turned down an appeal from James Risen, a New York Times reporter facing jail for refusing to identify a confidential source.

The World

Abbas swears in new Palestinian government

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met with the new  government ministers in the West Bank city of Ramallah.

By Jodi Rudoren and Isabel Kershner

President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority swore in a new government, declaring that a “black page in history has been turned forever.”

King Juan Carlos of Spain abdicates in favor of son

Demonstrators in Oviedo, Spain, called for an end to the monarchy, which has been plagued by scandal recently.

By Raphael Minder

King Juan Carlos of Spain explained in an address to the nation that it was time for a new generation to “move to the front line.”

US soldier freed by Taliban abandoned unit, report says

A sign in Hailey, Idaho — hometown of Bowe Bergdahl — expressed support for the Army sergeant Monday.

By Ken Dilanian

A Pentagon investigation concluded in 2010 that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl walked away from his unit.

Editorial & Opinion

Farah Stockman

The oil mistake

An anti-government fighter sits with an anti-aircraft weapon in front an oil refinery in eastern Libya in 2011.

By Farah Stockman

Once the door opens for rebels with guns to claim a country’s oil, a free-for-all ensues.

PAUL MCMORROW

Turnpike project is heading the wrong way

The state plans to demolish the u-turn and toll plaza at the Allston toll booths on the Massachusetts Turnpike.

By Paul McMorrow

The state is shortsighted in its thinking about the Allston Turnpike straightening project.

TOM KEANE

Republican Charlie Baker is stealing a key progressive issue

Charlie Baker has seized the issue of income inequality.

By Tom Keane

The gubernatorial candidate is embracing a signal lefty issue: income inequality.

Metro

Data recorders found in rubble of Hanscom crash

The scene of the Hanscom Field plane crash.

By Brian MacQuarrie and Travis Andersen

The evidence could show why the Gulfstream IV failed to take off and shattered in a fiery crash that killed seven people.

Walsh seeks waiver from residency rule for top officials

“I’m just looking for an option in limited cases that I would be able to have it not apply to certain people,” said Mayor Martin Walsh.

By Andrew Ryan

The move is a reversal of the mayor’s earlier position that is already sparking pockets of resistance on the City Council.

3-time convicted rapist charged in Arlington attack

A jury said Essie Billingslea no longer posed a threat.

By Peter Schworm, Maria Cramer and John R. Ellement

Last year, after almost two decades in custody, Essie Billingslea was released when a jury said he no longer posed a threat.

More Stories

Aaron Hernandez’s cousin pleads not guilty in Boston

By Maria Cramer and John Ellement

Woman, 19, in critical condition after I-495 crash in Methuen

By Jacqueline Tempera and Derek J. Anderson

Business

Shareholders signal dismay with Staples

By Taryn Luna

The vote was non-binding but signaled growing impatience with the Framingham office supply chain.

Mass. sues Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac over foreclosures

By Deirdre Fernandes

Martha Coakley said the mortgage giants are violating state laws by refusing to reset loans at lower amounts for distressed homeowners.

Families hope muscular dystrophy drug can help boys

Jack Willis (orange shirt), Nolan Willis, (right), and Max LeClaire, who are afflicted with a muscle-wasting disease called Duchenne muscular dystrophy, attended the opening of Sarepta Therapeutics’ new headquarters in Cambridge on Monday.

By Priyanka Dayal McCluskey

A new Sarepta Therapeutics clinical trial will focus on a form of muscular dystrophy that affects boys and young men.

Obituaries

George Armelagos, at 77; innovator in the study of ancient disease

By Bryan Marquard

Dr. Armelagos helped expand the field of anthropology.

Lee Chamberlin, at 76; ‘Electric Company’ actress

By Daniel E. Slotnik

Ms. Chamberlin‘s career took off when she joined Bill Cosby and Rita Moreno on the funky 1970s children’s show “The Electric Company.”

Sports

INDIANS 3, RED SOX 2

Indians stop Red Sox’ win streak

John Lackey went the distance in the loss at Cleveland on Monday.

By Peter Abraham

John Lackey’s complete game effort was wasted as the Red Sox offense was too quiet in Cleveland.

ON BASEBALL

Stephen Drew is a big asset for Red Sox

Stephen Drew made his season debut for the Red Sox on Monday.

By Nick Cafardo

With Drew’s return, the Red Sox added a talented player who gives them infield depth, and an ability to use Brock Holt elsewhere.

RED SOX NOTEBOOK

Grady Sizemore: ‘Feels like home’ in Cleveland

Former Indian Grady Sizemore played his first game in Cleveland since the end of the 2011 season. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

By Peter Abraham

Sizemore played for the first time as a visitor in Cleveland, the franchise he made his name with.

G: Living

Quiz: Summer disaster preparedness

By Beth Teitell

Relaxed attitudes make you forget that summer carries risks — and we’re not talking about mere physical annoyances like mosquito bites or sunburns.

Q&A

A Reagle presence in Waltham for nearly 50 years

The Lennon Sisters backstage with Reagle Music Theatre founder and executive producer Robert J. Eagle before a Mother’s Day concert last month.

By Don Aucoin

Waltham’s Reagle Music Theatre will kick off its summer seaon with “South Pacific’’ followed by “Me and My Girl’’ and “Singin’ in the Rain.”

Album review | COUNTRY

Miranda Lambert, ‘Platinum’

By Sarah Rodman

Country spitfire Miranda Lambert follows up her watershed 2011 release, “Four the Record,” with her fine fifth album.

More Stories

Album review | ROCK

Bob Mould, ‘Beauty & Ruin’

By Marc Hirsh

Album review | HIP-HOP

50 Cent, ‘Animal Ambition’

By Ken Capobianco

Album review | ROCK

Echo & The Bunnymen, ‘Meteorites’

By Steve Morse

Album review | INDIE

Parquet Courts, ‘Sunbathing Animal’

By Luke O’Neil

Events

Boston-area to do list

By June Wulff

Movie Stars

Recent movie reviews

Names

Kris Kristofferson and Randy Newman honored by PEN New England

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Names

David Klotz, ‘Game of Thrones’ music man, honored at Emerson

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Names

Before Portsmouth, Michael Bolton talks ‘Jack Sparrow’

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Names

Bob Kraft judges science projects

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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