Spotlight follow-up

Boston takes first steps on cab industry abuses

Eight weeks after Mayor Menino ordered a review of the industry following a Globe Spotlight report, the city has begun to crack down on the exploitation of cabbies.

Secretary of State William Galvin began his career in the early 1970s as an aide to the Governor’s Council.

No drama as William Galvin gets No. 2 role again

When Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray resigns on June 2, the veteran secretary of state will be second-in-line for the highest office in Mass.

Project manager Adam Palmer and electrician Tony Rosa checked the cooling tower valves at the Watermark Building in Cambridge.

Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff

Electricians’ skills going high-tech

Nowadays, being an electrician also means mastering computers and highly complex networks.

Charges unlikely to cost Worcester bishop his post

Past practice suggests it’s unlikely that the Roman Catholic Church will take strong action against Bishop Robert McManus for his drunken driving case.

Once a designer of reactors, Jessica Brewer cares for sons Benjamin and Samuel.

Brendan Hoffman for The Globe

Many women with top degrees stay home

A surprising number of women with elite college degrees are choosing to spend more time with their children instead of pursuing careers.

Juliette Kayyem

The VA’s generational problem

Eric Shinseki, the secretary of veterans affairs, is caught overseeing a long-term modernization program in a short-term media cycle.

Memorial Day 2013

// The Mass. service members killed in Afghanistan

Since the first American airstrikes, 2,227 US service members have died in this ancient Asian crossroads, including 45 from Massachusetts.

Concert promoter Don Law leads the benefit effort.

Many details to orchestrate for Marathon concert

In barely two weeks, Don Law and his team had assembled Boston Strong, a benefit for the One Fund that comes to TD Garden on Thursday.

// Thousands take part in run to honor fallen officers

MIT’s Sean Collier was honored at the Run to Remember, a road race dedicated to fallen police officers.