Officials name suspect in Fort Hood shooting

Army Specialist Ivan Lopez, 34, was behind the attack, senior law enforcement officials said late Wednesday.

Police barricaded the area of a blast in Islamabad, Pakistan, on Thursday.

Former Pakistani leader Musharraf escapes bomb attack

A bomb exploded near a convoy carrying the former Pakistani president, but he was unharmed.

// 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.

Biotech sector fears financial squeeze

Mass. biotechs and medical device makers worry that lower costs for consumers could be bad for business.

Middlesex DA Marian Ryan.


In Middlesex DA Marian Ryan’s shoes

One knock on the veteran prosecutor can’t stick: that she ever lacks empathy for the victim.

Supreme Court ends overall limits on political donations

The court ruled that it was unconstitutional for government to limit the amount of money an individual can give to all federal candidates, parties, and PACs.

Thousands joined the funeral observance for Boston Fire Lieutenant Edward J. Walsh Jr. at St. Patrick’s Church in Watertown.

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Thousands of firefighters say goodbye to Lt. Edward Walsh

The fallen Boston firefighter was recalled as a “gentle giant” whose life calling was to lead the charge into burning buildings.

Carlos Pizarro prepared the grave for Firefighter Michael R. Kennedy at Forest Hills Cemetery.

At Forest Hills, a sacred task to tend Fireman’s Lot

Fernando Rivera has been digging graves at this cemetery for 40 years, and he remembers every grave in this field. This field, he said, is different.

// Firefighter Michael Kennedy remembered at wake

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

Miley Cyrus performed on stage Wednesday night during her concert at TD Garden.

Music Review

Miley Cyrus fights through heartache with raunch, swagger

Compared to Cyrus’s last performance at the Garden in 2009, this one had more attitude, more confidence, more hits.

Tech Lab

With new Office, Microsoft plays defense

I think we have all given up expecting the next big thing from Microsoft. We’d settle for consistency and competence.



// Domestic violence laws are not applied equally

The Jared Remy and Carlos Henriquez cases show how domestic violence charges can be treated differently.


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

Red Sox earn first win of season

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


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DJ Frankie Knuckles played at the Def Mix 20th Anniversary Weekender at Turnmills nightclub in London in 2007.

Boston DJs remember Frankie Knuckles

Known as “the Godfather of House Music,” the 59-year-old DJ and producer had an undeniable impact on the world of dance music, and popular music in general.