Three accused of obstructing bombing investigation

Authorities charged two ­Kazakh nationals and a Cambridge man with trying to destroy or cover up evidence linking their college friend to the Marathon explosions.

Kevin Garnett (16 points, 18 rebounds) plays some tight defense on J.R. Smith (14 points, 3-of-14 shooting) in the second half.


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Celtics force Game 6 Friday against Knicks

The Celtics are alive and kicking after their 92-86 Game 5 win trimmed the Knicks’ lead in the best-of-seven series to 3-2.

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Knicks are choking against Celtics

After being down 3-0 in the series, the Celtics won two straight. Now, it’s Mayday for the New York Knicks.

Dennis Seidenberg, Wade Redden, and Brad Marchand celebrate Nathan Horton’s go-ahead goal in the first period.

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Bruins beat Maple Leafs in Game 1

David Krejci had a goal and two assists as the Bruins dominated in their first-round playoff series opener.

Jarrett Krosoczka has declared May 3 School Lunch Superhero Day.

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Jarrett Krosoczka honors lunch ladies, those who nourish souls

The Northampton author’s “Lunch Lady” books have won awards, but his lecture about people who helped him earned him attention from around the world.

The Red Sox are allowed to use Yawkey Way (above) and Lansdowne Street on game days.

Red Sox seek permanent street-lease deal

The team has made tens of millions of dollars from concession stands outside the gates and seats atop the Green Monster.

Yvonne Abraham

Marty Walsh back from the edge

An alcoholic who hit bottom 18 years ago, Walsh is now running for mayor of Boston.

GOP Senate nominee Gabriel Gomez greeted people at the Broadway MBTA station Wednesday. Representative Edward J. Markey appeared at a unity press conference.

Markey, Gomez spar on funding by outside groups

Gabriel E. Gomez kicked off the special US Senate election by criticizing Edward J. Markey for refusing to sign a pledge to limit special interest money.

Tech Lab

Galaxy S4 is designed to dominate

With its superb camera, immense video screen, and almost overwhelming array of geeky extras, Samsung’s S4 is a gadget freak’s delight.


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Mike Napoli connects on his second homer of the night, a three-run blast in the seventh.

Red Sox overpower Blue Jays

Mike Napoli hit two mammoth home runs and Clay Buchholz allowed just two hits and struck out eight in the 10-1 win.

Nation & World

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Doug Owsley, division head for Physical Anthropology at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, displays the skull and facial reconstruction of

Archaeologists find evidence of cannibalism at Jamestown

Archaeologists excavating a trash pit at the Jamestown colony site in Virginia have found the first physical evidence of cannibalism among the desperate population.


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Movie Review

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‘Iron Man 3’: Third time isn’t quite the charm

“Iron Man 3” is the weakest in the series, and it suffers from confused plotting and more noisy nonsense than even a comic-book movie should have to put up with.


A “Great Gatsby”-influenced Spring/Summer 2012 fashion by Marchesa.

‘Gatsby’ an unmistakable influence on the runway

“Great Gatsby”-era styles have had a strong influence on the runways for the past two years, including flapper dresses and details such as fringe, feathers, and metallic fabrics.