FBI director admits to lapse before Marathon bombing

Robert S. Mueller said a lack of formal communication may have prevented investigators from alerting Russian authorities that Tamerlan Tsarnaev had returned to Russia.

Kevin Cullen

Whitey Bulger witnesses biting their tongues

The prosecution wants to keep the focus on Whitey, not the FBI, leaving State Police witnesses rather quiet.

Researchers hope to tag nine gray seals and learn where they go. The batteries should last seven to nine months.

Jessica Rinaldi for The Boston Globe

Biologists tag Cape Cod seals

Researchers hope to learn more about the dramatically expanding gray seal populations off New England.

Boston University’s Marsh Chapel Choir performed with the Rolling Stones for their classic

BU choir joins the Rolling Stones in unlikely pairing

Boston University’s Marsh Chapel Choir, which usually sings music like Bach, will appear with the Stones again Friday at TD Garden.

Bruins goalie Andy Moog swings his stick at Esa Tikkanen of the Oilers during the Stanley Cup Final in 1990.

Dan Shaughnessy

Bruins’ triple-OT loss evokes memories of 1990

The Bruins couldn’t bounce back from Petr Klima’s overtime goal in the 1990 Stanley Cup Final. Will history repeat against the Blackhawks?

Since 2003, the Red Sox have been able to close part of Yawkey Way before home games to use the street as a ticket gate and food court.

Businessman tries to outbid Red Sox for Yawkey Way license

A restaurateur from Everett has offered roughly double for a license to sell food and drink on game days.

Representative Michael Capuano

Would you let your TV watch you?

Representative Michael Capuano filed legislation to block Verizon and other video distributors from tracking customer behavior as they watch TV.

US to give Syrian rebels military aid

The US has concluded the Syrian government used chemical weapons against opposition forces, and President Obama authorized direct support to the rebels.



//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/06/14/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Scot_Lehigh_150px-968.jpg Cellucci — independence and courage

Paul Cellucci was an elected official who thought for himself rather than reflexively adopting his party’s positions and who wasn’t afraid to change his mind.

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