US cites Hub schools? English-language failure

The violations are so widespread that the Boston system is concerned federal agencies might head to court to force compliance.

Flowers were placed by the mailbox in front of the home where three suspicious deaths took place in Bedford, N.H.

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Police say no threat to public after 3 found dead in N.H.

Authorities said they are not currently seeking any suspects after three were found dead in a sprawling Bedford home.

// Officer shot in Roxbury improving after surgery

Officer John Moynihan is recovering and in stable condition after a bullet was removed from his neck Sunday.

Both supporters and detractors of Senator Elizabeth Warren have used her online draw to raise money.

Gary Cameron/File

Warren?s appeal mined for money

In the parlance of online marketing, Senator Warren generates clicks. She doesn?t just boost e-commerce, she creates it.

// Boston 2024 works to address early mistakes

As organizers regroup and focus on a 19-month battle to win support, they are aware they need to avoid any more political pitfalls.

Iran backs away from key component of nuclear agreement

With the deadline two days away, Iranian officials said they are no longer willing to ship their atomic fuel out of the country.

// Germanwings crash settlements likely to vary by passenger nationality

The families of the three Americans are likely to get a higher amount because US courts usually award more than others.

Long-term care insurer leaves Mass.

Genworth stopped selling new policies here because regulators have yet to act on rate increases the company sought in 2012.

// Colo. area puts nation?s wealth gap in sharp relief

The chasm between the super-rich and the working poor is widely seen as the greatest division in America. Yet there is no consensus on what to do.

Defense attorneys, including Miriam Conrad, Judy Clarke, and Timothy Watkins, will try to spare Dzhokhar Tsarnaev?s life when they begin their phase of the trial.


Tsarnaev?s defense team set to start making its case

As early as Monday, the jury ? and all of Boston ? could start to hear an explanation of why the Tsarnaevs set off the bombs at the Marathon.

The Arts Issue

Seeing Hokusai in Boston? Thank this eccentric Brahmin

The vast majority of the Japanese works in the Museum of Fine Arts Boston show come from a rebel named William Sturgis Bigelow.

For years the city has been feeling its way back toward prosperity.

location, location, location

What is it like to live in Holyoke?

Constructed as one of the nation?s first planned industrial cities, Holyoke is imbued with purpose.

Television Review

// A damning view of Scientology in HBO?s ?Going Clear?

The HBO documentary combines interviews with former members, reenactments, and footage of Scientology events.

A full-scale replica of the US Senate chamber is the centerpiece of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute.

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Site lines | Robert Campbell

Capitol thinking at the Kennedy Institute

Seen from outdoors, the Institute is nothing but a single-story white box. But it?s hard to imagine a better design for this purpose and this site.

Globe magazine

Inside the battle for Boston?s country music soul

A brash radio newcomer, WBWL/The Bull, takes on a legacy station, WKLB, spurring a good ol? throwdown.

A patient with bedbug bites.


Explaining the bedbug?s modern comeback

They?ve plagued human beings for as long as we?ve been laying our heads down to sleep.

Water that slipped under an ice dam stained this bedroom ceiling.


How to fix home damage caused by winter

A contractor offers advice on how to repair wet floors and walls, get rid of mold, and deal with insurance companies.

Dining Out reviews

Where should you eat this week?

Whether going on a first date, planning a perfect proposal, or looking for a good bar scene, you have options. Check out the Globe?s reviews of dozens of Boston-area restaurants.

Marathon trial podcast

// Episode 13: How the Marathon bombs were built

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



// Police response to Roxbury shooting could serve as a model

City and police officials, politicians, and civic leaders took steps designed to assure a measured response and methodical investigation.

The Big Picture

Anees Mahyoub/Reuters

Yemen tumbling into chaos

Militants of the Islamic State claimed responsibility of a horrific attack on Shi?ite mosques in Yemen last week.