Boomers are redefining suburbia (again)

By 2020, Massachusetts will be home to more people over 60 than under 20.

Boston Police Commissioner William Evans trained for the the Maine Coast Marathon by running along William J Day Blvd. in Boston at 4:40 a.m.

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City?s top policeman doesn?t walk his beat ? he runs it

His daily runs, before most anyone is awake, give Boston Police Commissioner William Evans a keen vantage point of Boston?s neighborhoods.

// Defamation case against Patrick to go forward

Deval Patrick is arguing that, because he was speaking as governor, he should be protected from the claims.

// Insurer refuses to reimburse settlements over church sex abuse

At issue: whether the church is entitled to insurance coverage for abuse it should have known was likely to occur.

// Ex-Phillips Exeter aide charged with 1973 sexual abuse

Arthur Peekel faces the first criminal charges brought as officials investigate dozens of reports of abuse at one of the nation?s top boarding schools.

// Limo catches fire on way to prom in Natick

A group of teenagers managed to escape unharmed after the limousine they were riding in to a prom in Natick caught fire on Friday, police said.

Woman grazed by bullet outside Dorchester church

A woman in her 40s was shot outside of Freedom in Christ Ministry in Dorchester, according to police and witnesses.

His ties, personal and professional, make the man

What to an outsider might seem like two separate lives makes perfect sense to Christopher Chaun Bennett.

// ADL leader: massacre of Armenians was ?unequivocally genocide?

It marked the strongest affirmation yet from the leading civil rights group in support of Armenian advocates.

A Southwest Chief sleeping car attendant, Anthony Buck Jr., checks a ticket in Albuquerque.

Peter Mandel for The Boston Globe

Crossing the country in an Amtrak train

On a Boston-to-LA trip, Amtrak?s Lake Shore Limited and Southwest Chief reveal an American landscape that drivers and fliers rarely see.

FILE - In this Sept. 8, 1945 file photo, an allied correspondent stands in the rubble in front of the shell of a building that once was a movie theater in Hiroshima, Japan, a month after the first atomic bomb ever used in warfare was dropped by the U.S. on Monday, Aug. 6, 1945. In a moment seven decades in the making, President Barack Obama this month will become the first sitting American president to visit Hiroshima, where the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb during World War II, decimating a city and exploding the world into the Atomic Age. (AP Photo/Stanley Troutman, File)


In Hiroshima, Obama should celebrate the friendship that the A-bomb made possible

Some condemn the atomic bombings as a great moral evil. But Truman?s decision saved lives, and made the world more peaceful.


//[1] He works as a custodian today at WPI. Tomorrow it becomes his alma mater.

Michael Vaudreuil fought self-doubt, and sometimes depression, but on Saturday he?ll collect his bachelor?s degree in mechanical engineering.

Game Changers

// Meet the 25-year-old fighting for a $15 minimum wage

McDonald?s employee Darius Cephas has become the local face of a global effort for a livable paycheck.

// Kit Harington wasn?t good at keeping ?Game of Thrones? secrets

Even though the ?Game of Thrones? show runners told Kit Harington not to reveal anything about Jon Snow, the actor couldn?t help telling some people.

The exterior of Le Corbusier?s Unité de Camping in Cap-Martin, France.

Anthony Flint

Architecture tourism in the south of France, at Cap Moderne

In the category of architecture tourism, Cap Moderne is a niche within a niche: a staggeringly beautiful location next to Monaco at the Cote d?Azur.

Astros 7, red Sox 6

// Astros slow down Steven Wright, Red Sox

Houston ended Boston?s streak of double-digit scoring at four games and wins at five with a comeback victory.

// Should colleges charge for academic credit earned from unpaid internships?

Students at several schools are beginning to allege publicly that colleges are profiting from their free labor.

// N.H. man arrested for allegedly shooting two police officers

Ian MacPherson, 32, of Manchester faces two counts of attempted capital murder in the shooting.

Ground Game


// The N.H. race that no one is talking about

There are a few reasons why this highly competitive race has flown under the radar.

The Big Picture

Attila Kovacs/European Pressphoto Agency

Avian adventures

Photographers around the world have been documenting birds during this busy time of year migrating, building, defending and hatching.

Globe investigations

// Private schools, painful secrets

More than 200 victims. At least 90 legal claims. At least 67 private schools in New England. This is the story of hundreds of students sexually abused by staffers, and emerging from decades of silence today.