Police officers shot in N.H., 1 killed

A police officer was killed Thursday and four others hurt during a drug raid in Greenland, N.H., Attorney General Michael Delaney said.

People watched TV news images at a Japanese airport on Friday that showed North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un.

N. Korean rocket launch fails after liftoff

Defying international concerns, North Korea fired a long-range rocket Friday that broke up over the Yellow Sea shortly after takeoff, South Korean and US officials said.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2012/04/12/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Massachusetts Terror Charge.JPEG-03a9a-1420--90x90.jpg Defiant Mehanna gets more than 17 years in jail

Tarek Mehanna, the Sudbury man convicted in December of supporting Al Qaeda, was sentenced today in federal court after delivering a defiant speech.

Evidence suggests accidental fall in Franco Garcia case

Garcia, the missing BC student whose body was found Wednesday in the Chestnut Hill Reservoir, showed no signs of injury, pathologists found.

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IBM head’s sad silence on golf course

Virginia Rometty, IBM’s first female CEO, took a pass on speaking out about Augusta National’s antiquated membership policy.


World more dangerous, top general says

Army General Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told Harvard students Thursday that looming security threats put the US at risk.

Bruins center Chris Kelly celebrates after scoring the game winner in overtime.

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NHL Playoffs: Game 1 | Bruins 1, capitals 0 in OT

Bruins take first step in Stanley Cup defense

The Bruins defeated the Washington Capitals, 1-0, on an overtime slapshot by Chris Kelly, in the opener of their first-round playoff series.

“Bully” follows students from the classroom to the school bus to town hall meetings

Movie Review

‘Bully’ a powerful, shaming film

Lee Hirsch’s documentary applies a gloss of lyricism to the ugliness of adolescent torment.

Joan Baez plays at Club 47 in 1959.

‘Club 47’ documentary explores heyday of famed Cambridge folk hub

The story of how Club 47 went from humble Cambridge coffeehouse to nationally known folk music mecca is a fascinating one. And yet it has never been told in such panoramic detail as this.

1930: Clarence De Mar finished the race. Later that same year, the veteran marathoner made news again when he ran 38 miles from Harrison, Maine, to Portland, in the middle of the night, after he missed his train. He was able to keep his speaking engagement the next morning at the 12th annual Farmers and Homemakers Week.

From the Archives | Photos

The Boston Marathon

April 16th marks the 116th running of the Boston Marathon. Around 27,000 runners are expected, up from the 15 who ran in 1897. Take a look at scenes of marathons past.


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Michelle Obama weighs in after Ann Romney flap

The First Lady offered her support for mothers after a Democratic strategist suggested Mrs. Romney, a stay-at-home mother, had never “worked a day in her life.”


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On baseball

Dustin Pedroia and the Red Sox have opened the season 1-5.

Red Sox’ slump not as bad as it seems

Unlike last year’s team that started 0-6, the 2012 Red Sox have the desire to win. They just don’t have luck and execution in synch.