4 killed in shooting at Fort Hood, officials say

A gunman opened fire at Fort Hood, a military base in Texas, in an attack that left four dead, including the shooter, officials said.

7.8 aftershock recorded off Chilean coast

It came one day after the region was rocked by an 8.2-magnitude earthquake.

David Ortiz, right, celebrates his two-run home run with Mike Napoli and Dustin Pedroia.

red sox 6, orioles 2

Red Sox earn first win of season

David Ortiz and Mike Napoli homered as the Red Sox rebounded from an Opening Day defeat in Balimore.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/04/01/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/selfie.jpg When a selfie becomes an endorsement

David Ortiz’s selfie with President Obama raises new questions about what is advertising on the Web and what isn’t.

Donation ruling to affect Mass. campaign rules

After today’s Supreme Court ruling, donors will can give the maximum amount to every candidate running for state and local office.

House OK’s death benefit hike for public safety personnel

The Mass. bill would raise the one-time payment that the state provides to the families of first responders killed in the line of duty.

Firefighter Michael Kennedy remembered at West Roxbury wake

Thousands of firefighters and other first responders lined Centre Street outside the P. E. Murray Funeral Home to pay their respects to Kennedy.

Thousands of firefighters from across the country took part in the funeral for Boston firefighter Lt. Edward J. Walsh.

Lt. Edward Walsh Jr. recalled as ‘a born leader’

“He lived more in 43 years than many of us will do in 80,” Kathy Malone said of her brother during the fallen firefighter’s funeral in Watertown.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/04/02/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/greenhouse_03funeral-7_metro-13718.jpg Thousands pay respects to fallen firefighter

Firefighters came out in droves to Watertown for the funeral of Boston Fire Lt. Edward Walsh Jr.

The hearse carrying Plymouth Police Officer Gregg Maloney receives a salute from fellow officers at the Plymouth Police Headquarters.

Police, others pay tribute to Plymouth officer killed in crash

Officer Gregory Maloney died Tuesday after a motorcycle crash and was remembered fondly by colleagues.



//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/04/02/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/jacoby-2035.jpg Why no wine online in Mass.?

Mass. is home to enthusiastic wine drinkers, but they can’t have wine shipped directly to them from out of state.