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Tsarnaev’s defense team cites sway of mother, brother

The defense identified his mother — not just his older brother Tamerlan — as a major force in destabilizing the family.

The earthquake that set off avalanches near Mount Everest has killed more than 4,000.

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Boston doctors, rescuers rush to help Nepal effort

A Boston-based rescue service for international travelers said it would send helicopters and medical teams to Mount Everest.

Nepal soldiers carried a body recovered Monday from the rubble of a house in Bhaktapur

Many left out as aid flows to Nepal

Many of the worst-hit villages in the ridges around Katmandu remain a black hole, surrounded by landslides that make them inaccessible.

Protesters climbed atop a destroyed Baltimore Police car.

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National Guard activated as violence shakes Baltimore

Protesters looted stores, set fires, and pelted police in riot gear with rocks following the funeral of Freddie Gray.

Mary Bonauto was central to the Massachusetts case.

Mary Bonauto set to argue for gay marriage before Supreme Court

On Tuesday, the Maine-based attorney will lead what could be the final fight in the battle she began in Massachusetts 12 years ago.

The Nation

National Guard activated as violence shakes Baltimore

Protesters climbed atop a destroyed Baltimore Police car.

By Sheryl Gay Stolberg

Protesters looted stores, set fires, and pelted police in riot gear with rocks following the funeral of Freddie Gray.

Study links extreme weather to global warming

A car was buried under snow in Hyde Park in February. Last winter was Boston’s snowiest on record.

By Justin Gillis

Such scorching days could become near-annual events by late this century even if emissions are brought under control, researchers said.

Court weighs excessive force against inmates awaiting trial

By Sam Hananel

The Supreme Court struggled with a question of claims of excessive force against jail officials by people who are not yet convicted of crimes.

The World

Many left out as aid flows to Nepal

Nepal soldiers carried a body recovered Monday from the rubble of a house in Bhaktapur

By Thomas Fuller and Ellen Barry

Many of the worst-hit villages in the ridges around Katmandu remain a black hole, surrounded by landslides that make them inaccessible.

Global effort to help Nepal earthquake victims intensifies

By Gregory Katz

Aid flights arrived carrying emergency medical teams, search-and-rescue equipment and tarpaulins for shelter.

White House builds effort to push nuclear deal with Iran

 Secretary of State John F. Kerry told a conference that the “entire world will be safer” with a deal.

By Bradley Klapper and Deb Riechmann

The Obama administration moved on two fronts Monday to advance its nuclear diplomacy with Iran.

Editorial & Opinion

JOAN VENNOCHI

It’s all about Hillary Clinton, not the country

Hillary Clinton spoke to students and faculty during a campaign stop at New Hampshire Technical Institute in Concord on April 21.

By Joan Vennochi

Until she flips that equation, the former secretary of state can’t run the campaign she wants to run.

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Boomers, rejoice! 60 is the new 50

By Meta Wagner

So long as the definers of age keep moving the goalpost, boomers may never have to grow old.

opinion

A united front in the opioid battle

By Sylvia M. Burwell, Charlie Baker and Marylou Sudders

The epidemic requires coordinated and comprehensive action, write US HHS Secretary Burwell, Governor Baker, and state HHS Secretary Marylou Sudders.

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Metro

Tsarnaev’s defense team cites sway of mother, brother

In a courtroom sketch, defense attorney David Bruck is depicted addressing the jury during the penalty phase in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

By Patricia Wen and Milton J. Valencia

The defense identified his mother — not just his older brother Tamerlan — as a major force in destabilizing the family.

Boston doctors, rescuers rush to help Nepal effort

The earthquake that set off avalanches near Mount Everest has killed more than 4,000.

By Michael Levenson

A Boston-based rescue service for international travelers said it would send helicopters and medical teams to Mount Everest.

Mary Bonauto set to argue for gay marriage before Supreme Court

Mary Bonauto was central to the Massachusetts case.

By Michael Levenson

On Tuesday, the Maine-based attorney will lead what could be the final fight in the battle she began in Massachusetts 12 years ago.

Business

Partners moves to commercialize more of its research

Ervin Pejo worked in an MGH anesthesiology research lab.

By Priyanka Dayal McCluskey

The state’s biggest health system wants to commercialize more of the technology that comes out of its prestigious teaching hospitals.

State’s drug makers defend high costs of medicines

A lab worker held medication at Cambridge’s AMAG Phamaceuticals.

By Priyanka Dayal McCluskey

The heads of the state’s most prominent drug makers feel the public doesn’t fully understand what they get for their money.

Bold Types

Boston execs embrace the bard

Tuesday’s reading of “King Lear” will feature a big cast of characters plucked from the ranks of Boston’s business community.

Obituaries

Jayne Meadows, at 95; versatile actress, television fixture

Ms. Meadows was best known for her work with Steve Allen, whom she married in 1954. Above, the couple rehearsed in 1959 with his three sons for a show hosted by Allen.

By Michael Pollak

Ms. Meadows, a glamorous redheaded actress, was probably best known for her 46-year role as Steve Allen’s wife, business partner, and frequent costar.

Marcel Pronovost, at 84; played on five Stanley Cup winners

Mr. Pronovost spent 15 years with the Detroit Red Wings, with whom he won the Stanley Cup four times.

Mr. Pronovost spent 15 years with the Detroit Red Wings before capping his playing career with a five-year run in Toronto.

Sports

RED SOX NOTEBOOK

Pablo Sandoval leaves game with neck soreness

04/27/15: Boston, MA: The Red Sox Pablo Sandoval tosses his bat away as he rips a fourth inning solo home run. Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin is at left. The Boston Red Sox hosted the Toronto Blue Jays in a regular season MLB game at Fenway Park. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) section: sports topic: Red Sox-Blue Jays (1)

By Julian Benbow

The third baseman apparently injured himself on a diving catch in the fourth inning.

Gary Washburn | On basketball

Which Celtics should stay, which should go?

Boston, MA - 04/14/15 - (1st quarter) Boston Celtics forward Brandon Bass (30) slams on home over Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas (17) during the first quarter. The Boston Celtics take on the Toronto Raptors at TD Garden. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Gary Washburn, Topic: 15Celtics-Raptors, LOID: 8.0.4152685057.

By Gary Washburn

What the playoffs did, however briefly, was potentially separate the keepers from those who are expendable.

RED SOX 6, BLUE JAYS 5

Mookie Betts gives Red Sox walkoff win over Blue Jays

Mookie Betts gives himself a hand after driving in the winning run in the ninth inning on Monday night.

By Julian Benbow

The center fielder’s RBI single with one out in the ninth inning capped a Red Sox comeback at Fenway Park.

Tuesday Stories

The Telling Room gives young immigrant writers a voice

By Joseph P. Kahn

The Portland program uses storytelling to foster personal and artistic growth in young people, many from refugee and immigrant families.

pHOTOGRAPHY REVIEW

At Fruitlands Museum, photos of Afghanistan, nature’s exploitation

In “Zabul, 2011,” an Afghan boy and a US soldier in Qalat, the capital of Zabul Province.

By Mark Feeney

Photography shows at the Fruitlands Museum look at Afghanistan and man exploiting nature.

ROCK

Blur, ‘The Magic Whip’

By Sarah Rodman

Beloved ‘90s Britpop quartet, Blur, stage a strong reunion on its new album “The Magic Whip,” out Tuesday April 28.

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Odessa, ‘Odessa’

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Tyler, the Creator, ‘Cherry Bomb’

By Julian Benbow

Book review

‘Voices in the Night’ by Steven Millhauser

By Eugenia Williamson

Love Letters

He Saw That I Was Online After Our Date

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Film personalities in town for screenings

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Matthew Weiner at Harvard Lit Fest

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