Massive tower part of proposed complex in Boston

A 600-foot office tower would replace the Government Center Garage in a six-building complex that would include a hotel, restaurants, and a public square.

TSA drops plan to allow small knives on planes

The reversal comes after fierce opposition by members of Congress, airlines, labor unions, and some law enforcement groups.

The trial of ‘Whitey’ Bulger

// Judge to review Bulger request to ban Globe journalists

Kevin Cullen and Shelley Murphy are on a witness list, and “Whitey” Bulger’s lawyers argue they should not be allowed to cover the trial.

Samantha Power and Susan Rice

Obama picks Susan Rice as national security adviser

Rice has faced Republican criticism over statements on Benghazi. Samantha Power was nominated to replace her as UN ambassador.


A job Republicans can’t stop Rice from getting

Susan Rice is a seasoned diplomat who has the experience for the post.

Andrew Ference had a lot to celebrate (much to the chagrin of goalie Tomas Vokoun) in his return to the Bruins’ lineup.

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Game 3 | Penguins at Bruins, 8 p.m.

Andrew Ference’s return a big boost to Bruins

Ference has been a welcome addition to a defensive effort that has nullified the Penguins in the first two games of the series.

The site of the building collapse in Philadelphia.

Phila. building collapses, injuring 13

At least one person was trapped in the rubble after a four-story building being demolished collapsed on the edge of downtown.

US Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales said, ‘‘There’s not a good reason in this world for why I did the horrible things I did.’’

Soldier pleads guilty in Afghan massacre

The American soldier charged with killing 16 civilians said, ‘‘There’s not a good reason in this world for why I did the horrible things I did.’’

Gabriel Gomez’s misstep in calling Rep. Edward Markey (left) “pond scum’’ underscored his inexperience on the campaign trail.

US Senate Debate | 7 p.m., WBZ

Markey, Gomez set for first Senate debate tonight

Democrat Edward J. Markey and Republican Gabriel E. Gomez meet tonight in the first of three high-stakes television debates.


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Among the big names who could be suspended, according to the documents identified by “Outside The Lines,” include Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez (above) and Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun.

Report: MLB seeking to suspend 20 players

The league intends to suspend about 20 players — including Alex Rodriguez and Ryan Braun — connected to a clinic that sold performance enhancing drugs.

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Bitten by Uncertainty

With tens of thousands of people contracting Lyme disease in Mass. each year, the Globe is taking an in-depth look at the disease, the patients, the debate, science and testing.