Jim Kasper at a bench memorializing his son at Andover Newton Theological School near his home.

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A father’s unstoppable need to know

Jim Kasper just wants the truth — and justice. As his Harry slid toward death by heroin overdose, those with him did nothing to help. Shouldn’t there be a price to pay for that? By Evan Allen

Red Sox starter Jon Lester heads to the dugout after being removed in the fifth inning. He gave up 12 hits and five runs.  (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)


Red Sox’ losing streak reaches five

Jon Lester was charged with five runs over 4 innings.

Amy Coon of Duxbury searched her purse for quarters to pay for a metered parking space in Boston. A proposed smartphone app would change the way drivers pay for street spots.

Getting smart about metered parking

Boston’s Transportation Department is developing an app that would eliminate the scramble for cash.

Anwar N. Faisal, who largely caters to student tenants in Boston and was among the subjects of a Globe Spotlight Team investigation last month, has been operating a dormitory on Commonwealth Avenue in Allston with a license intended for the New England Institute of Art.

Spotlight follow-up

Notorious landlord has another problem to explain

Anwar Faisal has been operating a dormitory with possible structural issues and without a valid license.

Tonalist crossed the finish line to win the 146th Running of the Belmont Stakes, spoiling California Chrome’s attempt at the Triple Crown.


California Chrome fails to win Triple Crown

California Chrome finished fifth to Tonalist, who won the Belmont Stakes.

Muslim and Christian clerics gathered inside a tent to express their solidarity with Syria’s President Bashar Assad on Tuesday.

all things catholic

As Pope pursues peace, Middle East Christians seek survival

The Globe’s John Allen also looks at the upcoming prayer summit at the Vatican with the Israeli and Palestinian presidents.


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