Support slim in Mass. for scrutiny of data

Forty percent of residents oppose the government obtaining telephone records and electronic information of Americans, according to a new poll.

Adam Crane, 24, with defense attorney Laura Fenn at the start of his dangerousness hearing at Woburn District Court. Crane allegedly set off pipe bombs in his backyard.


Bomb threats, hoaxes have public and police on edge

State Police are “running ragged” responding to bomb threats, hoax devices, and calls about an unattended backpack or suitcase since the Marathon attacks.

Children’s starts hand transplant program

Boston Children’s Hospital is announcing Monday that it has started the world’s first hand transplant program for youngsters.

Torey Krug congratulates Tuukka Rask following the Bruins’ win in Game 2.

Christopher L. Gasper

Tuukka Rask just as good as Tim Thomas

The Bruins goalie is matching the performance Thomas gave two years ago, when the Bruins won the Stanley Cup.

Roger Ahlfeld of Framingham conducted a job search from his tiny home office next to his daughter’s bedroom.

Dina Rudick/Globe Staff

Job hunt gets harder as search grows longer

The long-term unemployed are frequently viewed by companies as having outdated skills — or worse, as damaged goods.

Gomez, Markey differ on economic remedies

Republican Gabriel Gomez and his Senate rival, Rep. Edward Markey, part ways on issues that affect American commerce and jobs.

Adrian Walker

Gabriel Gomez is no Scott Brown

The GOP Senate candidate won’t go down as the first person to discover that running for office is just a bit harder than it looks from the outside.

Celtics president Danny Ainge faces a big decision on whether to keep Paul Pierce in the fold. The aging veteran led the team in minutes played this year.

Teams place big bets on older players

As more older players prove their worth, pro teams are taking more calculated risks when building rosters.


Jennifer Graham

// We need Tim Tebow

Kneeling is an act that’s not permitted in the state religion, the Church of Self-Esteem. And that’s why we need Tim Tebow — to remind us to be humble.


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Orioles 6, Red Sox 3

David Ortiz reacts to flying out in the eighth inning, ending the Sox DH’s 0-for-4 performance.

Orioles roll past Jon Lester and Red Sox

The Orioles took three of four games in the series and improved to 5-2 against the first-place Red Sox this season.

Health and wellness

Ultra Sound Pregnancy

Some truths about (unplanned) C-sections

Labor is unpredictable. That’s why it’s so important to communicate your desires to your support team before go time.