Handling of data on suspect to get review

The nation’s top spy initiated a broad review into “the US government’s handling of intelligence information leading up to the Boston Marathon bombings.”

Kevin Cullen

Names of victims, first responders worth recalling

Columnist Kevin Cullen wants the names of the Tsarnaev brothers to vanish from his memory bank.

(Top row, from left) Republican candidates Gabriel Gomez, Michael Sullivan, and Daniel Winslow; (Bottom row, from left) Democratic candidates Stephen Lynch and Edward Markey.

Globe Staff and Wire Photos

Senate hopefuls make final push for today’s primary

All five candidates were looking to create a sense of momentum in a US Senate race that has been overshadowed by the bombings.

Mayoral campaigns set to pounce for signature drive

Clipboard-toting mobs are expected to stake out polling places Tuesday to help candidates for mayor secure a spot on the fall ballot.

BU president Robert A. Brown


Death again haunts Boston University community

Fire victim Binland Lee is the 11th BU student, undergraduate or graduate, to have died in the past 13 months in accidents or violence.

Mark Thomas O’Neill Jr. examined the Linden Street house.

Code violations are focus of fatal fire in Allston

City inspectors scoured the multifamily house where a Boston University student died and 15 people were injured in a fire early Sunday.

Jason Collins

Dan Shaughnessy

Sports world can handle Jason Collins revelation

The big deal about the veteran NBA center coming out of the closet on Monday is that it’s not a big deal.

Jason Collins

NBA’s Jason Collins reveals that he is gay

The former Celtic ended a personal torment and became the first active player in a major sport to reveal that he is gay.

“If we’re the first restaurant in New England accepting bitcoin, it’s a no-brainer,” says Thelonious Monkfish’s Jamme Chantler.

Bitcoin believers hoping their faith will pay off

Despite the volatility of the online currency, a stalwart group of local believers is confident that Bitcoin will survive.


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Judge rejects Bulger request

Judge Denise J. Casper rejected James “Whitey” Bulger’s demand for the name of an informant who helped seize his 1991 lottery winnings.