Amid death and anguish of bombing, a gift of life

Caroline Reinsch and Christian Williams were seriously injured in the Boston Marathon bombings.


Marathon bombing victims Caroline Reinsch and Christian Williams kept the news of their pregnancy a Father’s Day surprise.

Much of Edward Markey’s support may come more from the fact that he is a Democrat than from personal affinity.

Markey holds solid lead over Gomez, poll says

Edward Markey has a 13-point lead over GOP rival Gabriel Gomez with 10 days to go in the Senate race, but disengaged voters remain unpredictable.

The Boston Pops concert and fireworks show each July 4 brings more than a half-million people to the Charles River Esplanade. Ratings of the TV broadcast, however, have fallen.

July 4 fireworks gala loses its national pop

For the first time in more than 20 years, the July 4 Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular will not be televised nationally.

Globe Magazine

Last of their kind

As fish stocks dwindle and catch limits tighten, a way of life is disappearing, too.

The Bruins’ Daniel Paille (right) scored the game-winning goal 13:48 into overtime of Game 2.

On Hockey

How did the Bruins recover from a brutal first period?

After a terrible first period, coach Claude Julien pushed around his cast of misfit toys and conjured up some magic in Game 2.

Tyler Seguin was willing to battle every single Blackhawk in Game 2 — and that included goalie Corey Crawford.

Dan Shaughnessy

Tyler Seguin adjusts, powers Bruins to win

The 21-year-old was a difference-maker in Game 2, playing his best game of the playoffs as part of a newly formed line with Daniel Paille and Chris Kelly.

// Older athletes playing longer, pushing boundaries

Pro sports teams -- particularly the ones in Boston -- rely more than ever on aging stars.



// Boston FBI, old and new, on trial

The FBI is under the microscope during the Whitey Bulger trial, and for its role in not tracking Tamerlan Tsarnaev before the Marathon bombings.


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Red Sox first baseman Mike Carp receives high-fives from teammates following his two-run homer in the fourth inning at Camden Yards.

Red Sox end drought in win over Orioles

Mike Carp’s two-run home run in the the fourth broke a scoreless drought for Boston and boosted the Red Sox to a 5-4 victory.