Memorial held for BU students in New Zealand

More than 200 people gathered Saturday in a University of Auckland chapel to mourn the three Boston University students killed a week before in a car crash.

Brian Church, Brent Vincent Betterly, and Jared Chase (left to right) are seen in photos from the Chicago Police department.

Suspect in alleged Chicago plot has Occupy Boston ties

Jared Chase, one of the three men arrested Wednesday in Chicago, is from Keene, N.H., and participated in the Occupy Boston protests last fall.

China activist arrives in US

Chen Guangcheng, his wife, and two children arrived Saturday evening and were expected to stay in New York City.


G-8 summit stresses growth

A statement by the group reflected President Obama’s wish for Europeans to go beyond austerity measures, but said little about how to fund new spending.

Jon Lester is 3-3 on the year.

Red Sox 7, Phillies 5

Red Sox snap Phillies’ win streak

Jon Lester improved to 3-0 against the Phillies as the Red Sox broke Philadelphia’s six-game winning streak Saturday night.

Mark Zuckerberg weds

The Facebook CEO and girlfriend Priscilla Chan tied the knot Saturday in a small ceremony at his Palo Alto, Calif., home.

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A sampling of stories from this Sunday's Globe.


Outside the National Palace Museum in Taipei, which opened in 1965.



In Taipei, an energetic itinerary in an overlooked capital

Taipei, the capital city on the island of Taiwan, has never been Asia’s tourist hot spot, but that’s changing fast.

President Obama at a fund-raising event in February.

Critic’s Notebook

An election-year ‘Coriolanus’

All the play lacks is a reference to super PACs to remind, once again, that Shakespeare is not only timeless but ever-timely, writes Don Aucoin.

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National security tips from the octopus

Our policy makers could learn a thing or two from invertebrates, says Rafe Sagarin.


Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones suit up for ‘Men in Black 3’

Those darkly dressed defenders of the Earth return in this remarkably detailed film.


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137th preakness

I’ll Have Another now has a chance to become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978.

I’ll Have Another wins Preakness

Kentucky Derby winner I’ll Have Another overtook Bodemeister down the stretch to win the Preakness and keep alive his hopes of winning the Triple Crown.


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Todd English left restaurant in shambles

English, the celebrity chef who owes more than $1 million in back rent for his Kingfish Hall restaurant, left the space with thousands of dollars in damage.

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Losses mount for Red Sox season ticket holders

In the wake of the Sox’ collapse last fall, their last-place standing, and on-going excitement gap, financially and socially, season ticket holders’ currency has plummeted.