FBI wants to access terror suspect?s Skype records

Alexander Ciccolo, a Western Mass. man, is accused of planning to attack a university on behalf of the Islamic State group.

The latest snowfall estimate issued early Monday by the National Weather Service.

National Weather Service

Snow expected to arrive in time for this morning?s commute

Forecasters expect up to 4 inches to fall in the Boston area, with snow arriving by 7 a.m. in the city.

Adrian Walker

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/04/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/walker-10454.jpg Will the State House ever look more like Massachusetts?

Recruiting and training efforts could have more impact than creating more districts with a nonwhite majority.

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CEO Jim Rooney is direct about wanting to expand the group?s appeal beyond its usual suit-and-tie crowd.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_b&Wshooting8_met.jpg Why did killings tumble in Mass. last year?

Officials attribute the decline to focused attention on gang violence, drugs, and gun trafficking.

Opening Day | 4:10 p.m. (NESN)

Tony Gutierrez/Associated Press/File 2016


No time to waste for the Red Sox

The sense of urgency around the Sox is the antithesis of the mantra that the season is a marathon, not a sprint.

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The Plainville slots parlor saw revenue surge in January and February, but that turnaround might have been something of a mirage.

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A partnership between the companies will establish shared workspaces in three suburban Boston stores.

A student wrote in Spanish during a language immersion program at McPolin Elementary School in Park City.

Keith Bedford/Globe Staff

Learning curve

Mass. lags in teaching foreign languages

States such as Utah, Indiana, and Delaware have stepped up their efforts with immersion programs for elementary students.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/28/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/kreiter_nelsons1_arts.jpg With sleek new studio, Boston Symphony embraces future

The BSO?s control room, arguably the most advanced of its kind, puts creative control in the orchestra?s hands.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/16/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/greenhouse_20noorgan-2_regional.jpg Medford church?s 1885 organ restored to original splendor

The yearlong renovation fine-tuned more than 10,000 pieces in the instrument.

Playing his final game against the Celtics, Kobe Bryant looked for room to maneuver against Jae Crowder.


Celtics beat Lakers, clinch playoff berth

Isaiah Thomas scored 26 points to counter Kobe Bryant?s 34-point performance.

President Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey) needs a liver transplant this season on ?House of Cards.?



Could the president jump the line for an organ transplant?

In real life, the ploy would be highly illegal and, more to the point, should be impossible.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/03/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/Jon-Snow-618x400[1]-1405.jpg Is Jon Snow alive? Or does Kit Harington know nothing?

Harington, who plays Jon Snow on HBO?s ?Game of Thrones,? talked about the show?s next season on ?The Jonathan Ross Show.?

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/03/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/04844bcee8df4aa99eb7d44b9b4c0304-2095bf59fd304e59b636641f2452377e-0.jpg No bull: Jon Stewart saves animal from the slaughterhouse

The famous comedian found a home for Frank Lee, who escaped shortly before he was to be killed.

Eric Church performed

Aldean wins top award, Stapleton cleans house at ACM Awards

Jason Aldean beat Luke Bryan and Miranda Lambert for entertainer of the year at the Academy of Country Music Awards.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/17/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/33366e5947e64022846e18b56e429b0c-33366e5947e64022846e18b56e429b0c-0.jpg Martellus Bennett the latest to answer Brady?s conch shell call

The Patriots? social media wackiness continues.

Opinion & Ideas


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/01/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/0404_gap_BG.jpg Fix the wage gap with transparency

Transparent, gender-neutral systems would prevent bias from derailing the best and fairest outcomes.

Ground Game

ground game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/31/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/518264520.jpg Why Wisconsin?s primary matters

Tuesday?s election may matter and function more like those initial nominating contests than the more recent primaries.

The Big Picture

The Boston skyline is framed by ?Gates of Transcendence,? at the Boston Harbor Shipyard Marina in East Boston. The sculpture, by Michael Alfano, is part of the HarborArts Outdoor Gallery along the Boston HarborWalk.

Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff

The Big Picture

Globe photos of the month, March 2016

A look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month.

Globe investigations

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/11/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Geoghan[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'

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/spotlight-9497.jpg 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

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/31/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/kirsner_new-5907.jpg Making movies the ?Moneyball? way

The Boston office of Legendary Entertainment crunches ?big data? to help the film studio make key decisions, from casting to marketing.


John Allen Jr. | All Things Catholic

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/27/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/allen-1570.jpg A guide to decoding Catholic reaction to Pope Francis

Pope Francis is massively popular around the world, but somewhat divisive inside the church itself.

Design New England

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/16/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/DNEsensation.jpg Circular Sensation

In the latest issue of Design New England, a one-of-a-kind design combines aesthetics and functionality for harmonious living.