Students at Boston Latin face pressure and racial wounds

This photo and quote display, an explanatory panel says, was ?designed to show that BLS students embrace their diversity.?

Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff

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

The entrance to the Trump SoHo Hotel in Manhattan.

David Filipov/Globe Staff

Staying at a Trump hotel for an insight into Donald Trump

Does a night at a Trump hotel offer a glimpse into how the GOP front-runner might govern?

The Secret Service and Cleveland police kept a close watch on the crowd as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump spoke at a campaign rally this month.

Tony Dejak/Associated Press/File

Cleveland prepares for unrest at GOP convention

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

// 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.

Michael A. Cohen

// George Wallace set the stage for Donald Trump

Alienated voters backing a bombastic, incendiary candidate didn?t start with this campaign cycle.

// Group seeks limit on public scrutiny of scientists

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

// Eyeing new future with US, Cubans await visit by Obama

President Barack Obama?s scheduled arrival in Cuba on Sunday would be the first by an American president in nearly 90 years.

 Boston, MA - 3/20/2016 - Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker carries a jacket of laundry as speaks during the St. Patrick's Day breakfast in Boston, MA, March 20, 2016. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)

Keith Bedford/Globe Staff

At St. Patrick?s breakfast, groan-inducing comedy

It?s an annual tradition: Massachusetts politicos get together to laugh at each other?s jokes, funny and otherwise.

// After a sunny Sunday, snow will cap the first day of spring

A storm is expected to hit Greater Boston in the evening, leaving 4 to 8 inches of heavy wet snow by Monday morning along with a messy commute.

03/15/2015 - South Boston, MA - Spectators crowded the parade route to watch the sights. Gay rights groups long snubbed finally marched in South Boston's famed St. Patrick's Day Parade on Sunday, March 15, 2015. Because of this inclusion, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh as well as other notables chose to march for the first time in support. Topic: 16parade. Photo by Dina Rudick/Globe Staff.

Thousands expected to watch St. Patrick?s Day parade

The parade begins at 1 p.m. and will wind its way through South Boston.


// 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.

An investor leaves a trail of bitterness

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

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.

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.

// 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.

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

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.