Volunteers, companies help Marathon bombing victims

The offices of One Fund Boston in the Prudential Center run on items given by firms and the labor of volunteers.

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The One Fund Boston undertook the daunting work of managing the victim’s relief effort and has raised $47.4 million.

J.P. Norden met Marine Sergeant Luis Remache at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Washington.

Hospital visit inspires Marathon amputee J.P. Norden

Depressed at one setback after another, Norden met people at the Walter Reed military hospital with similar injuries who had learned to thrive.

Johnny Boychuk, left, may have all his teammates (including Tyler Seguin, center, and Zdeno Chara, right) beat when it comes to bushy whiskers.

Playoff beard tradition in NHL continues to grow

Nearly every participant in the Stanley Cup Final has grown out his facial hair as part of one of hockey’s most celebrated rituals.

After entering the lobby of the SuperLux theater in Chestnut Hill, patrons can make their way to theaters that offer plush reclining seats with footrests, drinks, and appetizers and entrees from Davio’s restaurant next door.

Chestnut Hill movie complex aims for upscale comfort

For $28, moviegoers can recline in plush seats with footrests, browse appetizers, entrees, and drinks from an iPad, and merely press a call button to order food.

Acrimony over arms for Syrian rebels

President Obama’s decision to supply arms to rebel forces in Syria has deeply divided Congress, including members from Massachusetts.

The trial of ‘Whitey’ Bulger

Jury duty a hardship in long trials like Bulger’s

The pay for jury duty in federal cases like Bulger’s is $40 per day, and some legal analysts worry that it could endanger a defendant’s ability to get a fair trial.

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Friday, Whitey Bulger smiled at Dickie O’Brien, a bookie he used to shake down. When the testimony ended, Whitey wasn’t smiling.

Immigration agency ordered to name felons it has released

A judge sided with the Globe in a suit against the Department of Homeland Security seeking the names of criminals freed since 2008.

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New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski.

Gronkowski to have back surgery Tuesday

The diskectomy, the official name for the procedure to fix a herniated disk, will be performed in California by Dr. Robert Watkins.


A ceremony was held in Newtown on Friday, the sixth-month anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary massacre.

6 months after Newtown, a push to fight on

Family members of those killed in Newtown joined with gun-control advocates to launch a new effort to pass legislation that would require background checks for gun buyers.