Maine governor’s brashness may cost him in election

As Republican Paul LePage prepares to seek a second term, there are signs his tough-guy act is wearing thin.

Thousands of police officers gathered in Plymouth to say goodbye to Officer Gregory Maloney.

David L. Ryan/Globe Staff

Thousands gather for funeral of Plymouth officer

Gregory Maloney, 44, a motorcycle officer, died in a crash last Tuesday while on patrol.

Dead body found in burning car in Savin Hill

Boston police are investigating the crime, which took place near The Boston Globe’s main parking lot.

Secretary of State John Kerry was testifying Tuesday before a Senate panel.

John Kerry warns of tough new sanctions on Russia

Testifying before a Senate panel, the secretary of state said Russia needs to back down from its involvement in Ukraine.

UConn’s Shabazz Napier of Roxbury, who scored 22 points, lets everyone know who the top dogs are.


Christopher L. Gasper

UConn’s NCAA Tournament win no fluke

UConn entered the tournament as a No. 7 seed, but the Huskies are the undisputed top team in the land after beating Kentucky.

// Book showcases work of crash victim Marina Keegan

A collection of essays and stories from Keegan, a young talent who died in a car crash two years ago, is being published this week.

// Could robots fight risky fires in the future?

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

Kevin Cullen

// So, Whitey Bulger suddenly has ‘values’?

Poor Freddie Weichel. He’s done 32 years for murder and his best chance of getting out rests with Bulger.


PAUL MCMORROW and jon garelick

// Point/Counterpoint: Different visions for Union Square

Two writers share distinctly different opinions on redevelopment planned in Somerville’s Union Square.


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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!”