Obama recasts war on terrorism

President Obama on Thursday said it was time to narrow the scope of the battle against terrorists, and vowed to restrict drone use.

Boston teachers receive high ratings

The Boston Public Schools has rated 92 percent of all teachers as proficient or exemplary, raising questions about the evaluation system.


A child’s gift erases a gulf

Seven-year-old Sophie Orange organized a pajama day at her all-girls school in England to raise money for victims of the Boston bombings.

At first it seemed a grisly triple homicide in waltham on Sept. 11, 2011, was a drug deal gone bad.

Stark overtones in ’11 Waltham killings

The triple homicide was assumed to be a drug deal gone bad, but now authorities say bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev may have helped kill the men.

Representative Edward Markey, the Democratic Senate candidate, shook hands with a commuter at North Station in April.

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Markey misses a string of votes in House

Edward J. Markey has not cast a vote in Congress since May 9, missing the last 40 votes before the chamber.

Chris Kreider of the Rangers celebrated his game-winning goal in overtime against goalie Tuukka Rask and Dougie Hamilton of the Bruins.

Game 4 | Rangers 4, Bruins 3 (OT)

Bruins lose in overtime, fail to sweep

Chris Kreider, formerly of Boston College, scored the sudden-death winner to force a Game 5 Saturday. Boston leads the series, 3-1.

Tuukka Rask’s skate hit a rut in the crease and he tumbled backward and Carl Hagelin’s weak backhander trickled over the goal line.

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Bruins fall down on the job

The Bruins were on their way to a Game 4 clinching win against the Rangers. And then Tuukka Rask fell. Butt over tea kettle.

Terry Francona made his return to Fenway as the Indians manager.

Indians 12, Red Sox 3

Indians rout Red Sox in Terry Francona’s return

The manager of two World Series titles in Boston came back as a visitor and a rival, and his team won, 12-3.

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Jennifer Tyrrell, who lost her job as a den leader in 2012 for being gay, hugged Pascal Tessier, 16, an openly gay Scout who faced expulsion from the group. The group put off the even more divisive question of whether to allow openly gay adults.

Boy Scouts agree to welcome gay youth

In a landmark step its CEO called ‘‘compassionate, caring, and kind,’’ the Boy Scouts of America on Thursday ended its ban against openly gay youths.


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Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Verena Paravel’s unconventional documentary follows a New Bedford-based fish trawler in the North Atlantic.

‘Leviathan’ is not just another fish tale

Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Verena Paravel’s unconventional and enthralling documentary is about a New Bedford-based fish trawler in the North Atlantic.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/05/16/BostonGlobe.com/Special/Images/Ashleigh-Faye%20brick-800x1120.jpg A conversation with Dennis Lehane

The best-selling author discusses his craft with Boston Globe editor Brian McGrory. Proceeds will go to the One Fund Boston.