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Tsarnaev’s body moved to Worcester funeral home

The body of suspected Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev was moved from a North Attleborough funeral home.

Patrick vows safe July Fourth

Governor Patrick said law enforcement would be reviewing security for the July Fourth celebration after revelations that the bombing suspects initially targeted the event.

UMass let Tsarnaev carry $20,000 balance

Marathon bomb suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had an outstanding bill of $20,000 at UMass Dartmouth, a total officials called unusual.

Aerosmith, James Taylor to play benefit

A slew of big name artists have signed on to play a benefit for Marathon bombing victims later this month.

Jobless rate falls on stronger-than-expected data

The jobless rate fell to 7.5 percent, and estimates for the past two months were also revised upwards, sending stock markets soaring.

Tourists and locals flocked to Boston’s Public Garden to enjoy and photograph the tulips, many of which were in full bloom on April 29.

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Globe photos of the week

Tulips in full bloom in Boston, members of the military returning home, and more of the week’s best images from Boston Globe photographers.

Northeastern honors first-responders at commencement

More than 20,000 gathered in the TD Garden Friday to celebrate the graduating class and reflect on the Marathon bombings.


Exclusive magazine preview | Top Spots to Live 2013

Greater Boston’s top spots to live

In these 13 communities, the real estate market is sizzling. Plus, honorable mentions and the places where condos are the hottest.


Gomez, forge your own path

To be or not to be Scott Brown, that is the question. And the answer should be clear. ’Tis best not to be him.

The owner of the burned home in Allston was cited by the city on Tuesday for running an illegal rooming house.

Family tells of agony of losing BU student

Authorities blamed careless disposal of smoking materials for the fire that took the life of Boston University senior Binland Lee.


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Game 6 | Knicks at Celtics, 7 p.m.

Celtics center Kevin Garnett pounded his chest in the first half of Game 5 against the Knicks.

Sparks fly now in Celtics-Knicks series

Bad blood is starting to run between the teams as the Celtics seek to become the first NBA team ever to overcome a 3-0 series deficit.


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Fireworks were recovered in a backpack belonging to Dzhokhar Tsarnaev that was discarded in NewBedford.

Brothers first planned July 4 attack, officials say

The surviving suspect told investigators he and his brother initially planned to detonate explosives during the July Fourth celebration, officials said.

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Movie Review

Pål Sverre Hagen (below) as Thor Heyerdahl in “Kon-Tiki,” about the 1947 crossing of the Pacific on a balsa-wood raft.

‘Kon-Tiki’ isn’t quite adventurous enough

The movie that re-creates Thor Heyerdahl’s 1947 crossing of the Pacific on a raft is caught between a Boy’s Own Adventure and a character study of a charming monomaniac.