Harvard students erupt at scholar’s claim in thesis

Students are outraged over a 2009 doctoral dissertation arguing that Hispanic immigrants lack “raw cognitive ability or intelligence.”

Gabriel E. Gomez autographed a sign for Jerry Isaac, a Quincy Republican, in Quincy on Thursday. Representative Edward J. Markey joined the House Homeland Security Committee in Washington at a hearing on the Marathon bombings on May 9.

Markey’s aides bridle after Gomez calls him invisible

GOP Senate hopeful Gabriel Gomez has contended that Rep. Edward Markey, who has not held a public event since last Sunday, has been hiding.

Upgrades at the Boxer Hotel include boutique-style rooms.

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Renovated Boxer Hotel embraces Boston’s past

The Bulfinch Hotel near TD Garden is unveiling a new, more upscale identity when the recently renovated property officially becomes the Boxer.

Mitchell Daehling was sent to Afghanistan in December.

Dalton man killed in blast in Afghanistan

Army Specialist Mitchell Daehling, 24, was deployed shortly after getting married last year.

Globe photographer John Tlumacki met Marathon bombing survivor Nicole Gross in her hospital room on Friday.

Globe photographer meets woman in Marathon photo

The image of a shocked and injured Nicole Gross came to symbolize the bombings, and Friday she met the Globe photographer who took the picture.

Tsarnaev’s defense targets first comments to police

Lawyers for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev hope periodic photos showing the bombing suspect’s recovery will call into question his ability to make any admissions of guilt.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/05/18/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/d12a1e2e60414c70ad30fa4c9609f9e4-d12a1e2e60414c70ad30fa4c9609f9e4-0.jpg Probe begins after Conn. commuter trains crash

Two trains collided in an accident that sent more than 60 people to the hospital and suspended Amtrak service between New York and Boston.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/05/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/hood90.jpg New extreme in Dookhan case fallout — alleged murder

A man charged in a Brockton killing was freed from prison because of evidence tainted by former state drug lab chemist Annie Dookhan.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/05/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/lottery-90.jpg Powerball fever hot in Mass. as the jackpot grows

The jackpot soared above $600 million, setting a new record for the game and creating lavish dreams for players across the country.