City will open its data to public

Boston will publish city departmental data online for software developers to create web pages and mobile applications.


FBI says Russians out to steal technology from Boston firms

The FBI’s Boston office said entrepreneurs could unwittingly be drawn into industrial espionage if they work with Russian-backed venture capital firms.

Governor Paul LePage (left) faces challenges from Representative Michael Michaud and Eliot Cutler.

Combative Maine governor faces fight

Maine Governor Paul LePage’s tough-guy act may be wearing thin after more than three years in office.

Blue Cross cuts back on painkiller prescriptions

The cuts are part of a campaign to curb abuse of the drugs, according to executives from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts.

Mental health notes posted for patients

Clinicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center have begun posting mental health notes in patients’ electronic medical records, allowing them immediate access.

A family photo shows Marina Keegan in India during the summer of 2011.


Her young life is lost, but her words are for posterity

A book by Marina Keegan, a young writer with high potential who was killed in a car crash two years ago, is being published this week.

The UConn men’s basketball team celebrates after winning the NCAA championship game against Kentucky.

UConn 60, Kentucky 54

UConn beats Kentucky to win NCAA title

Shabazz Napier turned in another all-court masterpiece Monday night to lift the Huskies to a 60-54 win over Kentucky’s freshmen.

Kevin Cullen

Searching for a hidden truth

Poor Freddie Weichel. He’s done 32 years for a murder he quite possibly didn’t commit, and his best chance of getting out rests with — Whitey Bulger.


PAUL MCMORROW and jon garelick

// Different visions for Union Square

In Somerville, Union Square is primed for redevelopment, but not everyone wants that.


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Red Sox starter John Lackey may look frustrated, but he’s pleased as the Rangers’ J.P. Arencibia is retired to end the top of the seventh. It was Lackey’s final batter.

Red Sox break three-game skid, defeat Rangers

The Red Sox won their first game at Fenway this season behind a strong effort by John Lackey and two RBIs by Jackie Bradley Jr.


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Atlas, a six-foot-tall, 330-pound robot engineered for use as a first-responder robot, picks up a piece of wood during a demonstration Monday at MIT.

Building a robot firefighter

Engineers in Mass. and around the world are working to develop robots that may one day take the place of humans in dangerous environments.


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Music Review

The Boston Symphony Chamber Players performing Sunday at Jordan Hall.

Chamber Players close 50th season

The final installment was a jovial performance of Darius Milhaud’s “Suite d’après Corrette,” Op. 161b, that seemed to invite the audience, “Come on in, enjoy!”