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Data-sharing troubles raise questions in Marathon case

Tamerlan Tsarnaev was named on two government watch lists, raising questions about whether a communications breakdown allowed the bomb plot to go undetected.

Beth Roche was seriously injured in the Marathon bombing but surgeons are working to repair her knee.

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff

Long, uncertain road for limb patients

Ten days after bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon, surgeons are still working tirelessly to repair limbs of injured spectators.

Steps from bombing sites, churches offer serenity

Trinity Church and Old South Church reopened and hundreds of visitors reflected on the mayhem that took three lives only steps away.

Police from as far away as Ohio and Canada came to Cambridge for the memorial service for Sean Collier, allegedly killed by the bombing suspects.

Police throng to MIT to honor fallen officer

A crowd of more than 15,000 came to Cambridge for the memorial service for Sean Collier, allegedly killed by the Marathon bombing suspects.

Carol R. Johnson has spent over 40 years in education.

Boston schools chief Johnson to retire

Carol R. Johnson’s tenure was marked by highs on some standardized tests and graduation rates, but also notable missteps.

Former Massachusetts Probation Department head John J. O’Brien in Suffolk Superior Court on April 5.

17 bribery counts for ex-head of probation O’Brien

A new federal indictment charges John J. O’Brien with bribing top state legislators by giving jobs to their supporters.

The Nation

US schools still lagging other nations

By Philip Elliott

‘‘A Nation at Risk,’’ the report issued 30 years ago, was meant as a wake-up call. But its warnings still reverberate today.

Ricin probe shifts to first suspect’s foe

Authorities searched a former martial arts studio in tupelo, Miss., that was run by Everett Dutschke.

By Holbrook Mohr and Emily Wagster Pettus

Authorities must now figure out if an online feud between the original suspect and an enemy might have escalated into something more sinister.

Newtown rejects extra security plan

Residents rejected a budget that included money for extra school security in the wake of the December shootings.

The World

Building collapse kills more than 230 in Bangladesh

A Bangladeshi firefighter rescued an injured garment worker Wednesday after a building collapsed in Savar.

By Julhas Alam and Al-Emrun Garjon

Deep cracks visible in the walls of a garment building had compelled police to order it evacuated a day before it collapsed, officials said.

Syria tailors propaganda for Western nations

The minaret of the Umayyad mosque, a UNESCO World Heritage site, was toppled by explosives on Wednesday, with both sides trading blame.

By Anne Barnard

As Islamists fill the ranks of Syrian rebels, President Bashar Assad is waging a campaign to persuade the US that it is on the wrong side of the civil war.

Russia begins trial of anti-Putin blogger

Russian protest leader Alexei Navalny walked past a guard as he attended a hearing the northern city of Kirov.

By Will Englund

Alexei Navalny, a leader of Russia’s protest movement, is accused of embezzling $500,000 worth of timber in 2009 when he was working as an adviser to the local governor.

Editorial & Opinion

JULIETTE KAYYEM

The new normal?

Boston Police Officer Mike Duggan repositioned a barrier as the city conducted a cleanup of Boylston Street on Tuesday.

By Juliette Kayyem

Recovery from a terrorist attack can be orderly and efficient. Step by step, we are following an emerging pattern.

JOAN VENNOCHI

Markey’s security votes are fair game in Senate race

By Joan Vennochi

After the Marathon bombings, it’s not inappropriate to ask US Representative Edward J. Markey to explain his votes on national security legislation.

NICHOLAS BURNS

Challenges, both here and abroad

By Nicholas Burns

As we consider the lessons from the bombings, the wisest strategy will be to stay true to our greatest strength — our democratic principles.

Metro

Stephen Lynch’s campaign attacks take risks

By Michael Levenson

Lynch is on the offensive, lacing into Edward J. Markey on security-related issues in the aftermath of the Marathon bombings.

Yvonne Abraham

A loss of decency

Missing Brown University student Sunil Tripathi.

By Yvonne Abraham

Brown University student Sunil Tripathi is more than just the innocent, missing man ensnared by wild speculation after the marathon bombings.

At Copley Square, reopening and reflection

Reilly Siman, 19 months old, of Watertown, came with her family to put rose petals at the first bombing site.

By Martine Powers and Evan Allen

Nine days after the Marathon bombings, pedestrian traffic began to trickle onto the once-busy commercial thoroughfare.

More Stories

Police throng to MIT to honor fallen officer

By Brian Ballou and Peter Schworm

Boston schools chief Johnson to retire

By James Vaznis and Andrew Ryan

Business

tech lab

HTC’s new phone, the One, is a winner

By Hiawatha Bray

It’s hard to be a critic when there’s so little to criticize. HTC Corp.’s new phone is simply called the One. And it is.

Customers lift Boylston Street

A Starbucks employee helped spruce up the Boylston Street business Wednesday. Owners of several restaurants reported being unusually busy.

By Casey Ross

Many patrons Wednesday wanted to be part of the street’s first day back in business.

‘Boston Strong’ T-shirts flying off the shelves

A T-shirt designed by a Boston firefighter was seen at Sunday’s service at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross.

By Katie Johnston

Major retailers, Boston sports teams, and average citizens are selling a lot of Boston-related apparel to raise money for bombing victims.

Obituaries

Joseph Nolan; SJC justice known as social conservative

Joseph Nolan’s family joined him when he was sworn in as a Superior Court judge in 1978. At right, Justice Nolan listened to arguments before the Supreme Judicial Court on April 2, 1989.

By Bryan Marquard

Appointed by Governor Ed King in 1981, Justice Nolan, 87, was considered one of the more conservative members of the bench during his tenure.

Robert Edgar; lawmaker led Common Cause; at 69

Mr. Edgar, 69, represented Pennsylvania for six terms in the House of Representatives and advocated for open government.

Morris J. Kramer; helped set off a wave of mergers

By Peter Lattman

Mr. Kramer, 71, a longtime partner at a law firm, helped revolutionize the mergers and acquisitions business.

Sports

RED SOX 6, A’s 5

Red Sox hang on to beat A’s

Closer Andrew Bailey struck out the side in the ninth, locking up a 6-5 victory for starter Jon Lester, who improved to 4-0.

By Peter Abraham

Closer Andrew Bailey struck out the side in the ninth, locking up a victory for starter Jon Lester, who improved to 4-0.

Christopher L. Gasper

Patriots must teach young WRs, DBs better

Bill Belichick and Tom Brady expect a lot from young players the Patriots bring in.

By Christopher L. Gasper

The team’s failure to mine WR and DB prospects in the draft over the past decade also stems from its inability to help them develop.

On Football

Patriots should draft a wide receiver

Robert Woods of USC might offer the best chance at instant impact for the Patriots.

By Greg A. Bedard

The Patriots need instant impact at the position, and tonight they should find a viable receiver in the draft.

G: Style

When tragedy strikes, event planners are faced with a wrenching decision

Guests at the recent Huntington Theatre Company’s spring gala, which included a silent auction.

By Christopher Muther and Mark Shanahan

Across Boston, party planners are wrestling with the question of how to handle their lighthearted and celebratory affairs as memorial services take place.

Instagram Fashion: Lauren Pespisa

Lauren Pespisa.

By Christopher Muther

We cast a broad and stylish net across the Instagram universe this week, and we were fortunate enough to snag the 25-year-old digital activist.

To transform a space, try new paint or wallpaper

Bradbury & Bradbury offers historically accurate reproduction wallpaper, beginning with the Victorian era.

By Katherine Salant

If you want to make a major change without a major remodel, you’ll get the biggest splash for the least amount of money with a few gallons of paint.

Globe North

North Reading

Title IX battle looms in North Reading

North Reading’s Kelsey DeMild covers up as a foul ball nears the team bench. There are no dugouts at the Little School softball field.

By Maureen Mullen

Somehow, two fields — one for baseball, the other for softball — became two for baseball, which for some people in town, was just too much.

Title IX case in California

A bench trial was held in 2010 in California in a class-action suit brought on behalf of students in a Chula Vista school district.

Malden

Complaints about Mystic Valley piled up with state

Mystic Valley’s trustees are expected to make their case to add 400 students at a state board meeting on May 21.

By Brenda J. Buote

Written complaints filed with the state since 2001 reveal that parents have repeatedly voiced concern about the way trustees run the school.

Globe South

Suburban police played a key role in bombing investigation

Ipswich Officer Mark Ruggiero (left) and Manchester Officer Joe Archambault (right) were on duty in Watertown.

By Katheleen Conti

With the manhunt behind them, law enforcement officials in communities around Boston are reflecting and getting ready to tally the financial toll on their departments.

Dedham’s James Joyce Ramble convenes this weekend

Owen Niles reading from “Finnegans Wake” at the 2012 Joyce Ramble.

By Dave Eisenstadter

Named for an iconic author and dedicated to political prisoners, the James Joyce Ramble in Dedham will celebrate its 30th running on April 28.

Security stepped up for James Joyce Ramble

By Dave Eisenstadter

The day after the bombings at the Boston Marathon, the organizer of the James Joyce Ramble reached out to public safety officials in Dedham.

Globe West

Local police, event organizers mull post-bombing security

By Deirdre Fernandes and Lisa Kocian

Police in Boston’s western suburbs said the attacks will likely influence security at future public gatherings.

Parents applaud autism study recommendations

By Calvin Hennick

A report by the Massachusetts Autism Commission outlines recommendations touching on housing, schooling, insurance, and employment, among other subjects.

At 74, Gypsy Phillips is still belly dancing

Gypsy Phillips, center, and students Wendy Cheung (left) of Marlborough, and Judy Daubney (right) of Upton.

By John Swinconeck

The Northborough resident began teaching belly dancing shortly after taking her first lesson decades ago.