Group wants to shield scientists from public scrutiny

The Union of Concerned Scientists says researchers are increasingly being harassed by their ideological foes.

?Contrarian? investor leaves a trail of bitterness

Brian Burke has faced at least 10 lawsuits alleging that he ripped people off, mostly involving real estate.

// Man who killed his rapist seeks early release

Marco Flores, 22, killed the man who molested him as a child. He?s now pleading with the governor to shorten his sentence.

// Region could get 10 inches of snow with spring storm

The heavy, wet snow and limited visibility will make driving difficult late Sunday and early Monday.


// St. Patrick?s Day parade shows evolving identity

There is change ongoing in South Boston, no doubt, but it?s not unique to a long-insular neighborhood.

// GOP leaders roll out 100-day strategy to derail Trump

The delegate-by-delegate lobbying effort would cast Donald Trump as a calamitous choice for the general election.

The entrance to the Trump SoHo Hotel in Manhattan.

David Filipov/Globe Staff

Looking for clues at a Trump namesake

Does staying in a Trump hotel offer insight into how the GOP front-runner might govern?

// Cleveland prepares for unrest at GOP convention

Police officers worry that the city isn?t moving fast enough to to secure riot gear and ensure adequate staffing.

Irving Fischman (center), of Somerville, looked at plans for scaled-back plans for the MBTA Green Line extension project during a community forum at the Somerville Armory earlier this month.

Dina Rudick/Globe Staff/file

starts & stops

State still wants Green Line extension, South Coast rail

For months, officials have been formulating a five-year plan that would lay out the biggest rail and highway investments.

Kings 2, Bruins 1

// California screaming: Bruins lose third straight

The Bruins finished their pivotal three-game West Coast swing with 0 points.

// Pride and pressure at prestigious Boston Latin

As students immerse themselves in a pressure-cooker academic environment, racial controversies simmer.

Yvonne Abraham

// Gold rush is on for a plum job

The Suffolk County register of deeds job is the perfect place to close a career on the public payroll.

Anthony Dallier and his Yale teammates played with plenty of passion while wiping out most of a 27-point deficit against Duke on Saturday.

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Determined Yale created a March moment

The Bulldogs? near epic comeback against Duke had many on the edge of their seats.

// After 36 rounds, a Boston spelling bee champion is crowned

Emily Sun, a 13-year-old Boston Latin student, correctly spelled ?Nicaraguan? and then ?diurnal? to take the title.


// Northeastern wins Hockey East tournament

The Huskies, riding a 13-game winning streak, captured the title for the first time since 1988.

Beverly Beckham

// How to cheer children in hospitals? Bring in the clowns

Nearly 20 clowns make magic for the young patients at Boston Children?s Hospital.

Ground Game

Ground Game

// Get ready for a long nomination race

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump may have to wait until June to set their sights on each other.

The Big Picture

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Seeing green

Green is the theme this week in honor of St. Patrick?s Day, which is celebrated in many cities around the world.

Globe investigations

//[1].jpg Key reports from Globe?s Spotlight team on clergy sex abuse

The Boston Globe?s 2001-2002 investigation into sexual abuses by clergy in the Catholic Church resulted in more than 600 stories.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ?Spotlight?

?Spotlight? is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.


scott kirsner | innovation economy

// How Cambridge became the life sciences capital

If you?ve assumed that biotech companies cluster in Cambridge to be close to Harvard and MIT, that?s only part of the story.



// An Australian lesson in telling the whole Catholic story

There are salt-of-the-earth folks, who quietly carry out a staggering variety of good works.

Design New England

// Circular Sensation

A one-of-a-kind design combines aesthetics and functionality for harmonious living.