In 2016 bid, Cruz to test his style of disruptive politics

Sen. Ted Cruz, his wife Heidi, and their two daughters Catherine, 4, left, and Caroline, 6, right, waved on stage after Cruz announced his campaign.

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A major challenge for Senator Ted Cruz will be translating Tea Party activist fervor into a viable national campaign.

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft Kraft addressed several topics over almost 25 minutes on Monday. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Robert Kraft says there?s ?no smoking gun? in Deflategate

Kraft addressed several topics Monday, including the losses of Darrelle Revis and Vince Wilfork, and the status of Deflategate.

?I?d love to make a warm show that?s really funny,? says James Corden about his new show on CBS.


James Corden is ready to stay up ?Late, Late?

The British comic actor takes the reins of ?The Late, Late Show? on CBS early Tuesday morning, succeeding Craig Ferguson.

Spending time with kids may make dads better workers

Dads who are more involved in childrearing are happier at work and experience less work-family conflict, a new paper suggests.

?Two Mommies? author hopes new edition uncontroversial

?I?d like us to live in a world where it?s not a big deal whether a child has two moms,? Lesléa Newman said.

Christopher Knight stole food, clothing and camping gear from homes while living as the North Pond Hermit.

North Pond Hermit finishes court program in Maine

Christopher Knight stole food, clothing and camping gear from homes while living as a hermit for 27 years.

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Odd baseball ailments are springing up everywhere

Dehydration, strained obliques, dead arms . . . spring is the season of curious little tweaks and twinges.

// Stoneham man in semifinals for Mars colonization project

The project aims to populate the distant planet within the next 12 years ? a plan some say is far-fetched.

// Vote now: Round 3 is live

Sixteen restaurants have made it to the next round. Where do you love to eat?

Heidi Lakatos, an employee of a True Value hardware store, testified that Gion Jackson, an associated of Oscar Hernandez, bought a .22-caliber Jimenez pistol.

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Hernandez jurors hear of alleged payment for guns

A Florida man has admitted to shipping guns to Mass. about two months before the killing of Odin Lloyd.

Boston Marathon bombing trial

Tsarnaev tweet after ?12 Marathon discussed at trial

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev attended the 2012 Marathon and sent out a tweet afterward that echoed a phrase by an Al Qaeda militant, according to testimony.

Boston 2024 turning to ?Team Walsh? to push for Olympics

Former top aides for the mayor are hoping to kick his campaign machinery into high gear to boost flagging support for the bid.

Six weeks of paid parental leave proposed for city workers

The measure would apply equally to all parents regardless of gender and whether they are part of a same-sex couple.

Experienced skier crashes and dies at Killington

The 23-year-old from Nashua, N.H., lost control and crashed on an intermediate trail at the Vermont resort.

A portion of the Long Island Bridge was demolished today.

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Large section of Long Island Bridge demolished

With a rumbling boom and a burst of smoke, contractors imploded a 750-foot-long piece of the bridge.

// Evaluation ordered for man who allegedly stole beacon off Zakim Bridge

Clifford Beckford allegedly stole the beacon atop the landmark bridge on Feb. 3 and drove off with it in his car.

// Police unable to confirm gang rape at University of Virginia

An investigation into allegations described in a Rolling Stone article was stymied by the accuser?s unwillingness to cooperate, authorities said.

Marathon trial podcast

// Episode 9: Inside Tsarnaev?s digital trail

This interactive timeline highlights trial coverage and a podcast featuring Globe columnist Kevin Cullen and WBUR reporter David Boeri.


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// Elizabeth Warren, run for White House

The Mass. Democrat would inject valuable ideas into the conversation and ensure the kind of debate our country needs.

The Big Picture

The coffin containing the remains of King Richard III is carried in procession for interment at Leicester Cathedral on March 22.

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The big picture

Ceremony fit for a king

Thousands of people lined the streets of Leicester, England, Sunday to view the coffin of King Richard III as it made its way to Leicester Cathedral.