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Colleges to give data on off-campus housing

More than 20 universities in Boston have largely agreed to disclose the addresses of their off-campus students.

Pilots may have tried to stop plane before Hanscom crash

The jet reached a speed of 190 miles per hour before slowing down and hurtling into a gully at Hanscom, investigators said.

Shirley Leung

Chance for union-backed mayor to tackle labor costs

More than anyone, Mayor Walsh is uniquely qualified to make Boston a city where working families are welcome again.

Eitan Green had a reputation among friends and family for being meticulously prepared and analytical in his approach to guiding in places like Mount Rainier.

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Needham native presumed dead in Mount Rainier avalanche was adventurous

Eitan Green, was adventurous and passionate, but the Needham native was never reckless.

California Chrome, under jockey Victor Espinoza, wins the Kentucky Derby sporting his Flair nasal strip. AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File

How does a horse’s equipment help it race?

Triple Crown contender California Chrome’s nasal strip has become his trademark, but there is an entire array of headgear devices used to aid racehorses.

The Nation

GOP primary in Miss. may be headed to runoff

Caroline Crownover voted in Alabama’s primary in Tuscaloosa, as her twin girls, Mary (left) and Lily waited.

By David Espo

Tea Party favorite Chris McDaniel and six-term Senator Thad Cochran dueled inconclusively in Mississippi’s primary election Tuesday night.

Attorney: Girl in stabbing deserves juvenile court

A girl crawled to a road after allegedly being stabbed and left in the woods by two friends.

By Todd Richmond and M.L. Johnson

Two Wisconsin 12-year-old girls who allegedly stabbed a friend to please a mythological creature are being charged as adults.

Ex-Blue Angels commander found guilty of allowing sexual harassment

By Julie Watson

Captain Gregory McWherter will be given a letter of reprimand, Navy says.

The World

As civil war rages, Syrians vote for president

A man carried an injured child at a site hit by what activists said were barrel bombs from pro-Assad forces in Aleppo.

By Diaa Hadid

The carefully choreographed election was ignored and even mocked in opposition-held areas of Syria where fighting persisted.

US vows to boost Europe security

President Obama met Tuesday with President Bronislaw Komorowski of Poland at an event in Warsaw featuring US F-16 fighter jets.

By Peter Baker

President Obama announced new measures intended to bolster security in Central and Eastern Europe in response to Russia’s intervention in the crisis in Ukraine.

Little evidence to tie Bergdahl search to US deaths

Some who served with Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl blame him for the deaths of six to eight soldiers.

President Obama strongly defended the decision to return five detainees to the Taliban in exchange for the release of Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl.

Editorial & Opinion

JEFF JACOBY

A ‘classic sweetheart deal’

A fast-tracked bill would empower the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority to enlarge the convention center and build a hotel.

By Jeff Jacoby

Red flags abound in the bill that authorizes the expansion of the Boston Convention Center.

SCOT LEHIGH

EPA policy reflects true cost of coal

By Scot Lehigh

The administration’s action is something market-oriented conservatives should applaud.

EDITORIAL

Questions about Bergdahl release should be addressed at hearing

Republican congressional leaders disparage the Obama administration’s decision to swap Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the only American soldier held captive in Afghanistan, in exchange for high-level Taliban militants detained at Guantanamo Bay on Tuesday.

The deal that secured the release of Bowe Bergdahl is an appropriate subject for a congressional inquiry.

Metro

Spotlight follow-up

Colleges to give data on off-campus housing

Mayor Martin J. Walsh met with college leaders Tuesday, including Sister Janet Eisner of Emmanuel College.

By Jonathan Saltzman and Thomas Farragher

More than 20 universities in Boston have largely agreed to disclose the addresses of their off-campus students.

Adrian Walker

Time to move on from residency rule

There is no reason to believe that eliminating Boston’s residency rule would produce any significant flight of city workers.

Pilots may have tried to stop plane before Hanscom crash

The nose of the private jet that went off the runway and burst into flames Saturday night at Hanscom Field was lifted Tuesday afternoon by a large crane.

By Travis Andersen and Martin Finucane

The jet reached a speed of 190 miles per hour before slowing down and hurtling into a gully at Hanscom, investigators said.

More Stories

Most sex convicts do not win release

By Maria Cramer and Peter Schworm

US says Tsarnaev home was arsenal

By Milton J. Valencia and John R. Ellement

Business

Shirley Leung

Chance for union-backed mayor to tackle labor costs

By Shirley Leung

More than anyone, Mayor Walsh is uniquely qualified to make Boston a city where working families are welcome again.

Bank of America retreats from affordable loan program

By Deirdre Fernandes

The largest bank in Massachusetts has pulled out of one of the state’s leading first-time homebuyer programs.

DeLeo plan would preserve tech noncompetes

House Speaker Robert DeLeo’s bill makes no mention of noncompete contracts and thus would preserve the status quo.

By Callum Borchers

House Speaker Robert DeLeo’s economic development package puts him at odds with Governor Patrick.

Obituaries

Alexander Shulgin, at 88; chemist explored uses of ecstasy

Dr. Shulgin created about 200 chemical compounds for use in psychotherapy.

By Paul Elias

Dr. Shulgin dusted off a decades-old recipe for the psychedelic drug ecstasy.

Mary Soames, at 91; daughter of Winston Churchill

Mrs. Soames wrote several books, including a biography of her mother, Clementine.

Mrs. Soames was the youngest of five children of Churchill and his wife, Clementine.

Marilyn Beck, at 85; Hollywood journalist

By Paul Vitello

Ms. Beck was among the first Hollywood journalists to have an online presence.

Sports

How does a horse’s equipment help it race?

California Chrome, under jockey Victor Espinoza, wins the Kentucky Derby sporting his Flair nasal strip. AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File

By Kevin Paul Dupont

Triple Crown contender California Chrome’s nasal strip has become his trademark, but there is an entire array of headgear devices used to aid racehorses.

Indians 5, Red Sox 3

Red Sox lose again in Cleveland

Yan Gomes scored on a two-RBI double by Michael Bourn for the Indians in the seventh inning.

By Peter Abraham

The Red Sox rallied to tie the game in the seventh but then allowed the Indians to escape with the win with two late runs.

On baseball

David Ortiz irate over Rays’ lack of punishment

Umpire Dan Bellino warns David Price of the Rays after he hit the Red Sox’ David Ortiz Friday night. Winslow Townson/Getty Images

By Nick Cafardo

Sources said MLB didn’t believe Tampa’s David Price intended to hit Ortiz. Said the DH: “I guess the rules aren’t for everyone.”

G: Food

Career changes in the food industry

Colleen Koperek, a prep cook at Ten Tables (here separating eggs and preparing vegetables), left a desk job at MIT to go to culinary school.

By Jill Radsken

Being a cook used to be the kind of job people settled for. Now many are changing careers and going into the food industry.

dining out

Merrill & Co. is an imperfect craving

Clockwise from left: tiger shrimp in XO sauce; cocktail Pimm’s cup slushie; three burgers topped with raclette, bacon-onion jam, pickles, and a tangy sauce; and fried chicken served with biscuits and slaw.

By Devra First

The South End restaurant’s menu can feel disjointed, but there is something about it that keeps you coming back.

Q&A

Eating locally isn’t enough, says Dan Barber

By Michael Floreak

The restaurateur examines how a focus on locally grown produce has fallen short in making significant changes to the food system.

More Stories

Cheap Eats

Dumpling House comes to Cambridge

By Catherine Smart

Book Review

‘Midnight in Europe’ by Alan Furst

By Kent Black

A Tank Away

Rockport: best place to stroll with a lobster roll

By Diane Bair and Pamela Wright

events

Boston-area to do list

By June Wulff

Music Review

Modern Baseball redefines emo at the Middle East

By Maura Johnston