N.H. house exploded because stray bullets pierced gas line

The house where a Brentwood, N.H., man allegedly killed a police officer last week exploded when the leaking gas came in contact with fires set by the man.

‘Extreme force’ may have opened Fenway elevator

Force against the bottom of an elevator may have allowed a woman to fall down the elevator shaft, officials said.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/05/19/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/bus-big-13396.jpg MBTA driver in bus crash charged with obstruction of justice

The crash on Sunday left the front end of the MBTA bus dangling above the Massachusetts Turnpike.

Robert Copeland, the police commissioner of Wolfeboro, N.H., has resigned after fallout from use of racial slur to describe President Obama.

N.H. police official resigns over use of racial slur

Robert Copeland, a police commissioner in Wolfeboro, N.H., has resigned after fallout from the use of a racial slur to describe President Obama.

Sondra Hart and her husband, John Pouliot, packed up their lakefront condo in Lunenburg affter selling it.

Joanne Rathe/Globe Staff

Another housing boom on the way?

An upcoming boom in Eastern Mass. could be bigger than the last one as frenzied real estate activity near Boston begins to spread to outer suburbs, experts say.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/05/18/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/brady150-13790.jpg A lot of Tom Brady in Jimmy Garoppolo’s game

The Patriots had Brady’s successor in mind when they picked Garoppolo in the second round of last weekend’s draft.

Jill Abramson spoke at  Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C., Monday.

Daily Dose

What Jill Abramson can teach us about resilience

A Harvard psychologist offers tips on how to be more resilient in the wake of the ouster of the New York Times editor.

Peter Abraham | Beat Writer’s Notebook

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/05/19/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/492065035.jpg Red Sox’ options: Stay course, or patch holes

After a weekend sweep, it might be time to consider trading prospects to augment the lineup.


Jennifer Graham

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/05/16/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/0619oped_graham.jpg Insects in the mail: Buyer beware

Amid all the groaning about the lackluster US economy, remember this: We’re not broke yet. We still have enough money to buy bugs.



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History shows that today’s information free-for-all is the norm, says Andrew Pettegree.