Marathon bombings

Mass. pair sues New York Post over portrayal

The Post did not identify the pair by name, but friends and co-workers recognized them, the suit said.

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The Post ran their photograph and a headline saying “Bag Men” on the front page after the Boston attack.

// Coakley looking into academy chief’s salary, resume

Attorney General Martha Coakley is looking into a Globe report that Leslie Berlowitz falsely claimed to have a doctorate.

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Lucky Star bus service halted

The service, which runs between Boston and New York, has been shut down by the government only months after the Fung Wah bus service was halted.

Obama administration defends collecting phone records

The ability to collect telephone records of US citizens is ‘‘a critical tool in protecting the nation from terrorist threats,’’ a senior administration official said.

Tomas Vokoun did a lonely skate off the ice as the Bruins celebrated their game-winning goal.

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Dan Shaughnessy

Bruins’ win worth staying up late for

The Bruins’ epic, 95-minute win in double overtime was the latest significant Boston sports event to occur after midnight.

// Bruins’ Gregory Campbell has broken leg

The team said Thursday that Campbell’s gutsy performance in Wednesday’s win resulted in a broken bone that will end his season.

The embattled Alex Rodriguez worked out at the Yankees’ minor league complex in Tampa on Wednesday.

On baseball

This could be final chapter in MLB steroids era

Perhaps it’s a naive to think this, but the latest scandal may be the blow that ends the threat of widespread PED cheating in baseball.

Gabriel Gomez, left, and Edward Markey faced off in their first debate in the US Senate race.


A tough test for Gomez

Gabriel Gomez is on the wrong side of several critical issues in Mass., and Edward Markey made sure to highlight them in Wednesday night’s debate.


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Bruins 2, Penguins 1 (2 OT)

There’s a flash mob at the Garden as the Bruins celebrate after Patrice Bergeron (against boards next to Zdeno Chara, 33) scored in the second overtime to give Boston a 2-1 victory.

Bruins down Penguins in a thriller

Patrice Bergeron more than 15 minutes into the second overtime to clinch a win for the Bruins, who took a 3-0 series lead.


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Boston embraces the age of the skyscraper

From North Station to the Back Bay, new towers are being planned that would stretch the city’s boundaries both vertically and culturally.


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Television Review

Daniel Sunjata as Paul Briggs (left) and Aaron Tveit as Mike Warren in “Graceland.”

‘Graceland’ makes light work of crime fighting

From “White Collar” executive producer Jeff Eastin, the USA show is an unchallenging blend of simplistic characters, easy-to-follow stories, and ocean views.


Bargain Bin

One of Alex and Ani’s Red Sox braclets.

The bling of summer

Ami Albernaz’s weekly roundup of bargains includes Alex and Ani’s sale on in its Major League Baseball collection.

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.