Addition on state senator?s home proceeded ?at risk?

The work on the home of state Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz is ?at risk? if a building permit isn?t approved, her architect said.

// Housing market rebounds in Boston-area suburbs

Low inventory and surging prices have the market back to prerecession levels ? but only in desirable locales close to the city.

Norwell man whose car exploded is held without bail

A search of Joseph Brennan?s friend?s house turned up more explosives, including mixtures never seen in the country, said officials.

Rally to support Baltimore set for Mattapan Square

The 1 p.m. rally is meant to help ?dismantle systems and institutions of oppression,? organizers said.

Baltimore City State?s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced Friday that criminal charges would be filed against Baltimore police officers in the death of Freddie Gray.

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Baltimore prosecutor?s zest for justice began in Boston

Marilyn Mosby, a Dorchester native and a BC Law graduate, made the decision to charge six officers in the Freddie Gray case.

// Meehan says he?s ready for challenge of leading UMass

Former congressman Martin Meehan has vowed to raise more money than his predecessors as UMass president.

Simulated plane crash in Quincy today

The city of Quincy is hosting an exercise in Quincy Bay from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to train local police and fire departments.

// Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to girl

Prince William?s wife, the former Kate Middleton, gave birth to the couple?s second child Saturday.

Temika Bennett and her three daughters outside a Holyoke preschool after the school day.

Holyoke looks ahead after state seizes control of schools

Some here wonder if the move is the right one, while others are vowing to work with state officials.

Blake Swihart was a first-round draft pick of the Red Sox in 2011.

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Ahead of schedule, Blake Swihart gets his chance with Red Sox

The Red Sox wanted the catcher to get more experience in Triple A, but injuries necessitated bringing him to the majors now.

Bill Belichick has never been afraid to explore the veteran trade market to find a cornerback or offensive lineman.

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This draft has a familiar feel ? it?s just the Patriots? way

If you?ve long subscribed to the ?In Bill we Trust? theory, you should stick with it.

// Patriots pick Jordan Richards, Geneo Grissom in Day 2

The Patriots selected Richards with the 64th pick and Grissom with the 97th. Both are defensive players.

A teammate embraced Alex Rodriguez after he hit his 660th career home run, tying Willie Mays on the all-time list.


Alex Rodriguez shows that he has a flair for the dramatic

Of his 660 blasts, this was Rodriguez?s first pinch homer. Carbo-esque almost.

American Pharoah is one of the favorites for Saturday?s Kentucky Derby.


Early part of Kentucky Derby will be telling

A fast pace by the front-runners could merely set the stage for a late closer to steal the show.

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// Know when not to speak your mind

When is it the right time or place to send a conversation to ?the parking lot??

Around the world in four years, 25,000 miles

When Sarah Outen rows across the Atlantic, she?ll conquer the last 3,000 miles of a journey that?s included pneumonia, capsizings, and personal demons.

Tom Cruise in ?Mission: Impossible: Rogue Nation.?

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Summer movie forecast: lots of heroes

As always, the comic book blockbusters are coming out to play. But the heroes this summer come in all shapes, sizes, and flavors.

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// Roosevelts still have message for Democrats

James Roosevelt Jr., FDR?s grandson, has an appreciation for what it must feel like to be Barack Obama these days.

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// Episode 24: Friends, classmates, teachers recall Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

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


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// Baltimore won?t bring change

Just like the riots of the 1960s, Baltimore?s unrest has revealed society?s inequalities. But we?re still following the same script.

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Unrest in Baltimore

Violence filled the streets of Baltimore on Monday following the funeral of Freddie Gray, who died from injuries suffered while in police custody.