Boston expects surge in cruise business

Four new carriers will join the three returning lines offering trips out of the Port of Boston this season.

Smartphone ticketing set for commuter rail

Commuter rail riders later this year will be able to purchase and display tickets on their smartphones instead of fumbling with cash or fishing for prepaid tickets and passes.

Caleigh Anne Harrison

Agonizing search along Rockport’s Long Beach

Two-year-old Caleigh Anne Harrison was playing with her mother, 4-year-old sister, and the family dog when she went missing shortly after noon Thursday at Long Beach.

Obama briefed on Secret Service scandal

Three more Secret Service agents resigned and President Obama was briefed on the widening prostitution scandal.

Long-awaited plan for Roxbury site submitted

Developers are moving forward with plans to build a complex that will include retail stores, offices, homes and a museum featuring African American artists.

Outside Fenway Park on its first Opening Day in 1912.

National Baseball Hall of Fame photo

Bob Ryan

For longtime foes, nothing rivals in comparison

Friday’s game was not just another day at the yard for the Red Sox and Yankees. It was a special event that touched the hearts of participants on both sides.

UMass is No. 1 in the nation in men’s lacrosse

The Minutemen, who are 11-0 for the first time in school history, are on top of the USILA Division 1 coaches’ poll, tied with Loyola with 193 points.

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Aerosmith’s Tom Hamilton on Urban Improv and ‘Banned in Boston’

He is a longtime supporter of the program that seeks to teach young people how to use the tools of theater to deal constructively with issues including violence and bullying.

Exclusive Sunday Preview | Globe Magazine

144 free things to do around Boston

The Boston area has much to offer — from museums to kayaking, doing the tango, hearing The Pointer Sisters, or walking the Freedom Trail — and it’s all free.

Rory O'Connor.

Book Review

‘Friends, Followers and the Future’ by Rory O’Connor

The book examines benefits and dangers of social media.


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Brown closer to release of tax returns

US Senator Scott Brown inched closer to fulfilling the Globe request, telling radio host Jim Braude, “Yeah, actually, we’re taking that under consideration.’’


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NHL Playoffs, Game 5 | Capitals at Bruins

Bruins shake up lines for Game 5 vs. Capitals

The Bruins have changed all four lines to squeeze any kind of offensive life out of an attack that has brought knives to a gun fight.