Sanders gave 4 percent of income to charity in 2014

Bernie Sanders released his full 2014 federal tax return Friday.

US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders arrives on a hotel terrace near the Vatican to meet reporters, Saturday, April 16, 2016. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says in an interview with The Associated Press that he met with Pope Francis. Sanders says the meeting took place Saturday morning before the pope left for his one-day visit to Greece. He says he was honored by the meeting, and that he told the pope he appreciated the message that he is sending the world about the need to inject morality and justice into the world economy. Sanders says it's a message he has been sending as well. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

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Bernie Sanders says he met with Pope Francis

Sanders said the meeting took place Saturday morning before the pope left for his one-day visit to Greece.

// MassDOT to step up roadway inspections after fatal accident

Caitlin Clavette, 35, was killed when a dislodged manhole cover flew into her windshield in February.

// Businesses stay neutral in marijuana battle

Business leaders said their members are just not that worked up over the initiative ? pro or con.

// Vermont senator says visa program needs overhaul

Patrick Leahy issued the warning a day after the developers of the Jay Peak resort were accused of misusing millions of dollars.

// In Wellesley, it?s curtains for three dancing Trumps

A fifth-grade dance act featuring the face of Donald Trump was silenced so as not to offend anyone.

Governor Baker was the featured speaker at Boston Spirit?s LGBT Executive Networking Night at the Boston Marriott Copley Place earlier this week.

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Baker a dilemma for LGBT activists

How will the Massachusetts left handle a GOP governor who is riding high in opinion polls?

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// Artist draws inspiration from rich palette of dual heritage

As rich and colorful as the work of Richard Hearns is, his life story rivals his vibrant art.

Vaduz castle, a 700-year-old fortress, has been owned by the princes of Liechtenstein since 1712 and has served as the princely family?s residence since 1938.

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Savoring the noble spirit, and spirits, of Liechtenstein

A three-day stay in this landlocked alpine principality will give the author barely enough time to sample Liechtenstein.


// These women can?t imagine not running or finishing Boston

Fifty years after Bobbi Gibb made history, female runners from Duxbury to Medfield to Somerville continue to pursue their dream.

A moment of silence was held at 2:49 at the site of the first bombing on the sidewalk of Boylston Street near the finish line.

The moment of the bombings, three years later

Some stopped for pictures or a selfie where the bombs went off, three years ago, near the end of the world?s most prestigious road race. Others lingered.

A vendor displays a t-shirt with a sign Czechia in a souvenir gift shop in central Prague, Czech Republic.



Czech your privilege, ?Czechia? mockers

English speakers are lucky to be in a position to mock the Czech Republic?s new name.

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// He?s new to this country and lonely

He is still getting used to the culture and language and is generally positive, but she just feels so bad when he has bad days.


// Kevin Hart will go for a run with you

Comedian Kevin Hart is busy these days ? he has a stand-up TV series and four films in the works ? yet he?ll be here Saturday making a promo appearance for the Nike+Run Club.

Celtics at Hawks, Saturday, 7 p.m., CSNNE, ESPN

// Underdog Celtics gearing up for red-hot Hawks

The Celtics don?t want to be just competitive this year; they want to win.

// Why did Tom Brady send a message to a soccer goalkeeper?

The Patriots quarterback delivered some encouragement to the goalie for the Premier League?s most surpising team.

Ground Game

ground game

// Biggest moments in the 9 Democratic debates

The matchup between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in Brooklyn Thursday night may well have been their final one.

The Big Picture

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Return to Palmyra

Syrians returned to the destroyed city of Palmyra this week after being forced to flee almost a year ago during intense fighting.


Lightweight drapes and upholstery adds an airy look and feel.

Seven easy ways to lighten up your home

Here in New England, we have a storied housing stock. Many of these homes, though can be less than ideal. In general, they?re dark. So with spring here, let?s brighten things up.