Boston?s bid for 2024 Olympics

Boston 2024?s venue plan is a maze of moving pieces

Organizers made a point to say that that there will be a 2.1 version and a 2.2 ? and possibly more after that.

Kevin Cullen

// Does the new Olympic plan really protect taxpayers?

It?s not fully clear how $128 million in insurance will insulate residents from the inevitable overruns.

03/22/2012 - Cambridge, MA - The MBTA Red Line turns 100 years old on March 23, 2012. This is the Kendall Square outbound platform - intended to mirror an archival handout image. Topic: 23redline. Dina Rudick/Globe Staff.

Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe

Boston 2024 touts Games? impact on transportation

Organizers highlighted transportation improvements, but it?s unclear how many would result from hosting the Olympics.

// Olympic plan would remake parts of Boston

The proposal recasts the Olympics as part of an 18-year economic development plan that will shape the city.

Steven Syre | Boston Capital

// Turbulence abroad rattles US markets

The economic problems in Greece, China, and Puerto Rico are unlikely to hurt the US economy much -- or cause the dominoes to fall in Europe.

Western negotiators, with Secretary of State John Kerry, and their Iranian counterparts have sought to solve complex issues while facing fierce political pressures on both sides.

Carlos Barria/Associated Press/Pool

Citing progress, US may extend Iran nuclear talks

After several days of intense negotiations, foreign ministers from the world?s major superpowers have decided to prolong talks.

// ?We have no engines, I need help,? doomed pilot pleaded

A Tennessee couple and their teenage daughter, who were coming to town for a college visit, died in Sunday?s crash in Plainville.

// Salaried workers could get overtime pay

Proposed regulations would more than double the current threshold at which many salaried employees stop getting overtime pay.

Rock Aurelien, a 51-year-old taxi driver, was arraigned on Monday morning for allegedly stabbing his girlfriend?s three children.

Hyde Park stabbing suspect held on $100,000 bail

Rock Aurelien, 51, is accused of stabbing his girlfriend?s three children Saturday after learning she cheated on him.

Coloring books for adults are flying off shelves

Coloring books for grown-ups, many with detailed and intricate designs, have exploded in the publishing world.

If Tuesday feels a second longer, that?s because it will be

A ?leap second? will be added to our clocks on Tuesday to account for a decline in the speed of the Earth?s rotation.

Young reliever Roberto Osuna is a key for the Blue Jays.

Nick Cafardo | On baseball

Red Sox have to turn the tables on AL East rivals

After winning a series against Tampa Bay, the Sox can?t settle for a split in Toronto.

One of the bedrooms in a Mattapan group home operated by Bay Cove Human Services.

At group home for developmentally disabled, a redesign is part of the treatment

Bay Cove Human Services, a Boston nonprofit, asked Boston Architectural College to redesign one of its group homes for developmentally disabled adults.

// Rebel flag hung on monument to protest use, organizer says

One of the people who hung the flag said it was not intended as a racist comment, but rather a statement in protest of the flag.

Tammy Kraus walked on the roof of the State House with a view of its iconic dome.

When there?s a crisis at State House, Tammy Kraus gets the call

Kraus, superintendent of the landmark, makes sure a building that dates to the 18th century keeps functioning.

Emilia Clarke (left) and Arnold Schwarzenegger in a scene from ?Terminator: Genisys.?

Movie review

Robotic leads, convoluted plot weigh down latest ?Terminator?

?Terimator: Genisys? is entertaining but, more often than not, simply exhausting.

Danny Ainge has his work cut out for him in drawing a known product to the Celtics.

Gary Washburn | On Basketball

Celtics remain a tough sell for free agents

Boston has cap space and a terrific young coach, but it?s a struggle to bring marquee names to town.


When an e-mail won?t do, Boston bike couriers deliver

After all, legal documents must be delivered by hand and architectural drawings can?t be easily viewed on a smartphone.

// Boston issues subpoenas in lawsuit against gambling panel

The city is trying to block Steve Wynn?s casino project in neighboring Everett.

Ground Game

Ground Game

// Why is the GOP presidential field so large in 2016?

The 2016 GOP field is the largest ever since the modern presidential primary system began in 1952.



// On Boston Olympics bid, it?s Charlie Baker?s call

Getting his seal of approval for an Olympics that was forced to grow its venues beyond Boston is essential for Boston 2024.

The Big Picture

Doug Mills/The New York Times

Same-sex marriage legalized in US

The US Supreme Court made a historic decision Friday in a 5-4 ruling establishing same-sex marriage across all 50 states.