State may fill gap in federal health care coverage

Nearly 4 million people could be ineligible for federal subsidies because of a congressional mistake, but Mass. officials are launching a new effort to try to close the gap.

Edward Snowden spoke from a Hong Kong hotel.

Surveillance revealer steps forward in Hong Kong

A 29-year-old former undercover CIA employee said that he was the principal source of recent disclosures about top-secret NSA programs.

William “Mo” Cowan was appointed to fill the Senate seat vacated by John F. Kerry.

Pete Marovich for The Globe

Senator Cowan makes most of his short stint

William “Mo” Cowan acknowledges his life will soon be far less exciting, as he concludes his time as a temporary US senator.

Spending cuts taking hard toll on Head Start

This fall, at least 1,359 Mass. children will probably not be in Head Start classrooms because of federal spending cuts.

50 years later, hikers meet man who saved their life

Guy Gosselin broke Mount Washington Observatory policy when he gave food and shelter to hikers Harold Addison and Gerry Wright in 1963.

Lifesaver at the summit

Decades ago, an observer on Mount Washington opened the door for two imperiled hikers. At long last, they have a chance to say thanks.

Christopher L. Gasper

// Talent, not luck, put Bruins in Stanley Cup Final

By advancing to the Stanley Cup Final for the second time in three seasons, the Bruins are proving that their 2011 Cup-winning run wasn’t a fluke.

Colin Angle, CEO of iRobot, with the Ava 500. Youssef Saleh, an iRobot vice president, is seen on the display screen, which is a Cisco product.

Latest iRobot creation brings boss to you

Bedford’s iRobot Corp. will unveil a machine with a video monitor that will allow executives to interact with employees in real time.

// ART, Huntington make mark at Tony Awards

The American Repertory Theater’s revival of “Pippin’’ won four Tonys while the Huntington Theatre Company was presented the 2013 Tony for regional theater.



// No US military intervention in Syria

Casual talk of arming rebel groups ignores the dark history of mayhem that has followed precisely on that tactic in the past.

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The trial of Whitey Bulger

Globe coverage of the notorious Boston gangster, who is facing a sweeping indictment that includes 19 murder charges.