Academy’s council added its chief to honoree list

Leslie Cohen Berlowitz’s 2004 selection for the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and her role in the annual election process, has drawn criticism.

The trial of ’Whitey’ Bulger

// Confessed murderer ties Bulger to 6 killings

John Martorano took the stand for the first time against his friend-turned-foe, James “Whitey” Bulger, and recounted a long series of deaths.

Boston grappling with a spike in violence

A citywide surge of violence has many worried about what the summer, a typically dangerous time in some parts of the city, will bring.

The “Mad Men” characters Megan and Don Draper are played by Jessica Pare and Jon Hamm.

Casual marijuana use becomes common on TV

Pot is everywhere now on television. Weed has become almost as common as romantic tensions on sitcoms.

Dr. Donald M.  Berwick said he has heard a desire for “government they can trust” around the state.

Health leader Donald Berwick starts bid for governor

Dr. Berwick, a former Obama administration official, quietly launched his campaign for governor of Massachusetts.

Tuukka Rask and Patrice Bergeron were the stars of Game 3 for the Bruins.

Stanley Cup Final | Bruins 2, Blackhawks 0

Bruins stifle Blackhawks in Game 3

Patrice Bergeron, in a personification of desire, willed the Bruins to a 2-0 cutthroat win to give Boston a 2-1 series lead in the Stanley Cup Final.

Nothing got past the steady hands of Tuukka Rask, who turned aside the Blackhawks’ Patrick Kane on the doorstep for one of the Bruins goaltender’s 28 saves in Game 3 at TD Garden.

Dan Shaughnessy

Bruins are the team you love to love

After a stake-through-the-heart, triple-OT loss in Game 1, the Bruins have rallied and are now just two wins away from another Stanley Cup.

On Hockey

Bruins taking fight out of the Blackhawks

By keeping shooters to the outside, and punishing all who attempt to bring pucks to the net, Boston has broken the spirit, and the backs, of Chicago.

Daniel Paille celebrates after scoring the game-winner — again.

Christopher L. Gasper

Daniel Paille rises to occasion for Bruins — again

The fourth-line grinder-turned-sniper scored the game-winner for the second straight game.



// What a wage is worth

Raising the minimum wage in Mass. makes sense because no one working full-time should still be in poverty.