The “Bay State boondoggle” is at risk as Congress considers a bill that would end extra payments for Massachusetts hospitals.
Game 4 | Bruins at Rangers, 7 p.m.
Bruins’ fourth line embracing role
Daniel Paille, Gregory Campbell, and Shawn Thornton create energy, skate hard, check relentlessly, and have the Bruins one win away from the East finals.
New York is no Hockeytown
The Rangers have fans and sellouts and Original Six tradition — but there is no buzz in the city around them.
From around the world, flags honor Boston
The Museum of Fine Arts will unveil a mile-long display of 1,500 flags from around the world to bring messages of hope to a city trying to heal.
A man with ties to Marathon bomb suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was shot and killed while being questioned about a 2011 unsolved triple murder in Waltham.
Longevity a liability for Ed Markey?
We like electricity and fresh faces: Deval Patrick, Scott Brown, Elizabeth Warren. It’s hard when you’ve been around as long as Markey.
Gabriel Gomez reports 6 years of income to be $10.1 million
The Republican nominee for the US Senate special election paid an effective tax rate of 21 percent over that period.
Your smartphone, maximized
Don’t let bloatware suck your phone’s memory: Delete apps you don’t need, shut off Facebook notifications, and clear the cache.
Man slain in Marathon inquiry has record of outbursts
Ibragim Todashev was involved in altercations in Florida and Mass., public records show.
Red Sox 6, White Sox 2
Clay Buchholz, Red Sox beat White Sox
Buchholz surrendered one run on five hits against Chicago and improved to 7-0 this season.
Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray resigns
Murray abruptly announced Wednesday he will leave in June to lead the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Nation & World
Residents in Okla. return to neighborhoods in pieces
Two days after a huge tornado barreled through, authorities allowed residents to search for belongings and assess damage.
IRS official denies misleading Congress
The official who disclosed the agency had targeted conservative groups denied she had provided false information.
Menino savors preview of Innovation District hub
Mayor Thomas M. Menino toured the new steel-clad “District Hall” on Wednesday, a victory lap of sorts.
‘Save Me’: Anne Heche becomes enlightened
There’s nothing funny or fresh about “Save Me,” which NBC is burning off over the next few weeks.