Game 4 | Bruins 1, Penguins 0

Bruins advance to Stanley Cup Final

Goalie Tuukka Rask celebrated with Dennis Seidenberg, Brad Marchand, and Patrice Bergeron as a somber Sidney Crosby skated by after the Bruins beat the Penguins, 1-0, Friday.

The Bruins will play for their second Stanley Cup championship in three years after sweeping the Penguins.

This week’s disclosures that the government reportedly tracks cellphone records and taps into Internet databases are only the latest evidence that American society is being tracked like never before, partly due to efforts to stop terrorism.

What surveillance can uncover about you

A person’s Facebook posts, phone calls, and Internet searches could theoretically be gathered, sorted, and reviewed by the federal government.

Bombing case casts shadow over Waltham triple murder

If investigators had solved the triple slaying, could they have arrested Tamerlan Tsarnaev and prevented the Boston Marathon attack?

Trailers at Coolidge Corner Theatre. Some love them, some don’t. Now, Hollywood is asked to reduce them.

Hollywood debates making movie trailers shorter

Hate sitting through 20 minutes of previews before a movie starts? Hate trailers that give too much away? You’re not alone.

Tuukka Rask came up big time and time again in the Bruins net, ignoring the heavy traffic in his crease to come up with save after save and earn his second shutout of the series.

On hockey

Tuukka Rask stifles potent Penguins

The Bruins goalie made relatively easy work of a lineup highlighted by superstars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin, not allowing either of them a goal.

A dejected Jarome Iginla skates off after the Penguins were swept out of the playoffs. Iginla had zero points and five shots on goal in the series.

Christopher L. Gasper

Bruins dominate from start to finish

Friday’s night’s 1-0 win over Pittsburgh capped one of the more shocking displays of dominance in Boston sports postseason history.

Hospitals want to test drug with no consent

A group of Boston doctors is proposing to study an emergency treatment for brain-injured patients without obtaining the trauma victims’ consent.

Boston schools might offer condoms

The Boston School Committee is considering a policy change that would make condoms available to high school students across the city.


lawrence harmon

// Humor, pluck, and rust in Boston’s mayoral field

On paper, there are no duds among the candidates who squared off at two significant forums on Wednesday, but there are sharp differences in their levels of preparedness for this race.


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Newlyweds, both Marathon victims, share gratitude

Patrick Downes and Jessica Kensky Downes released their first statement, a poignant letter of gratitude to the first responders, caregivers, and friends everywhere.

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political notebook

Former Illinois Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. was in Washington in February.

Four years, restitution suggested for Jesse Jackson Jr.

Prosecutors made the recommendation for the former representative following his guilty plea this year on charges he schemed to spend campaign funds on personal items.

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.