Police investigate shooting death in Dorchester

Authorities said a male was killed Wednesday afternoon near Uphams Corner and did not release information about possible suspects.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/05/21/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/tatoo150-13274.jpg Prosecutors seek Aaron Hernandez tattoo artist

Officials are searching for an artist who worked on Hernandez’s right forearm.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/05/21/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/6bcf19b0238b4cffb190404d4349c9cc-3dfb104f2ea94a83b5297c13b5c68860-0-2073--90x90.jpg David Barron clears hurdle toward appeals court position

Some skeptical of Barron’s nomination cited a memo he wrote that provided the legal basis for drone strikes on Americans abroad.

Ex-state senator spars with prosecutor in Probation trial

Jack Hart, a former high-ranking lawmaker, was asked if he had “memory problems” by a prosecutor.

Store manager Jessica Tyron held her e-cigarette while waiting for a customer at Sweet Creek Vapors in East Ridge, Tenn.

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Evidence builds that e-cigarettes help smokers quit

A new study surveyed thousands of smokers between 2009 and 2014 who had made a serious attempt to quit.

Stephen Drew (center) practiced fielding with the two players most affected by his return, Xander Bogaerts (left) and Will Middlebrooks.

Stephen Drew says he’s eager to play

The Red Sox shortstop just needs a few games under his belt to be ready to compete at the highest level.

Wyc Grousbeck believes the Celtics can get their hands on something valuable on draft day.


Wyc Grousbeck says Celtics will ‘like the guy we get’

The Celtics co-owner believes the draft is deep enough that they’ll get a very good player at No. 6.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/05/19/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/magregret%200528%20A7.jpg 6 ways social media can ruin your life

Tales of Facebook fails, Twitter traps, and Insta-gaffes show the Internet can make a spectacle of even our most innocuous intentions.

More from John L. Allen Jr.

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There is alarm among organizers that Pope Francis’s reception may not be uniformly positive.