Markey, Gomez face off in first Senate debate

Republican Gabriel Gomez, left, and Democrat Edward Markey met in the first of three televised debates.

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Gabriel Gomez and Edward Markey met in a contentious debate in their race for the US Senate.


Something slightly askew in first debate

Both candidates said things that were not expected during the first debate between Gabriel Gomez and Edward Markey.

The proposed redevelopment of the Goverment Center Garage in Downtown Boston.

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.

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.

Brad Marchand battled with the Penguins’ Kris Letang during overtime.

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Live updates from TD Garden

Game 3 updates, Bruins vs. Penguins

Globe sportswriters are providing live updates tonight during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals.

The Rangers’ Craig Gentry and Jeff Baker headed for the dugout after both scored on a seventh-inning double by Elvis Andrus.

Rangers 3, Red Sox 2

Red Sox are quieted a day after outburst

A day after scoring 17 runs, the Red Sox managed only two in a loss to the Rangers at Fenway Park.

The site of the building collapse in Philadelphia.

6 dead in Phila. building collapse

A building that was being torn down collapsed, killing six people and injuring at least 13 others in an accident that witnesses said was bound to happen.

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.’’

Samantha Power and Susan Rice

Obama shakes up foreign policy staff

The president appointed Susan Rice as national security adviser, amid criticism over her statements on the Benghazi attack, and tapped Samantha Power as UN ambassador.


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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.

Special Reports

Special report

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.