David Ortiz agrees to one-year extension

David Ortiz.


Ortiz has agreed to a contract extension with the Red Sox worth about $16 million, a source close to the talks confirmed.

Australian Marc Chandler searched ahead during his watch duty on the bridge of the HMAS Success as it made its way to join the search for Malaysia Airlines fight MH370 in the Indian Ocean.

French images show possible debris from missing jet

France on Sunday provided Malaysia with satellite images of objects that could be from a passenger jet that went missing more than two weeks ago.

Emergency workers responded to the scene of the mudslide in Oso, Wash.

18 missing in Wash. mudslide

Because of the quicksand-like mud, authorities said it was too dangerous to send rescuers into the area.

The Italian Garden is one of the highlights of The Mount in Lenox.

John Seakwood, from The Mount, Lenox

Globe magazine | Spring Travel

Top historic gardens to visit in the Berkshires

Western Massachusetts claims one of the most significant collections in the nation.

Jared Remy pleaded not guilty toacharge of murder at his Aug. 16 arraignment in the death of Jennifer Martel.

For Jared Remy, leniency was the rule until one lethal night

The trail of alleged victims runs back to his teen years. So does the line of judges who somehow saw fit, time and again, to give him one more chance.

A car drives by a pothole in Detroit last month. Attorneys for Detroit’s two pension funds are seeking approval for a plan that would cut pensions and other benefits.


Public pensions are eating taxpayers alive

By some estimates, the states’ long-term unfunded pension liabilities add up to more than $4 trillion.


opinion | Thomas Medicus

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/03/19/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/0323oped_medicus.jpg J.D. Salinger’s psychological catastrophe

PTSD from World War II may have driven the writer into hermitage.


Sunday Morning

People of Oslo gravitate to the beach at Tjuvholmen on the Oslo fjord.

Sun-bathed Oslo

In summer, the Norwegian capital basks in about 21 hours of sunlight daily and residents seem to enjoy every one.