Bill would increase PAC disclosures

The groundbreaking bill could shed light on the deluge of hidden corporate and labor money expected to flood this year?s governor?s race.

Judge ends state custody; Conn. teen heads home

Justina Pelletier will be in the custody of her parents Wednesday, ending a 16-month battle with Mass. over control of the teen.

In this 2003 file photo, a refinery is seen in the city of Beiji, home to Iraq's largest oil refinery.

Militants lay siege to Iraq?s largest oil refinery

Militants laid siege to the facility as part of their ongoing lightning offensive.

(From left to right) Joshua Perry, Brian Perry, Alan Perry, Damian Perry, and Ashley Perry.

Vt. family allegedly attacks officers at Canobie Lake

Five family members are accused of assaulting two police officers for not allowing them to carry knives into the park.

Bridgewater State Hospital.

Patrick unveils overhaul for Bridgewater State

Governor Patrick proposed a dramatic increase in staff and a new facility where potentially violent patients could receive care.

A conceptual view of the Back Bay Station from Dartmouth Street.

CBT Architects

Skyscraper envisioned at Back Bay station

The owner of the John Hancock Tower is negotiating to renovate the station in exchange for the right to build residences, stores, and offices.

Adrian Walker

Dudley Square fixture feeling sting of gentrification

Botanica Ache?s eviction is a scene likely to be replayed repeatedly as the neighborhood leaves some of its bedrock businesses behind.

Jonny Gomes lost a fly ball in the twilight in the third inning, but it was caught by Brock Holt, right. He and Stephen Drew had a laugh as they ran in to the dugout.

Red Sox 2, Twins 1

Lester, Holt lead Red Sox past Twins

Jon Lester allowed one run as he pitched into the seventh inning and Brock Holt scored both Red Sox runs.

A chaw of tobacco in the mouth of a baseball player is still a common sight. Jim Davis/Globe Staff


Tony Gwynn?s death reinforces danger of smokeless tobacco

Chewing tobacco is a baseball thing, and it?s killing players, and many don?t want to stop. Or they can?t stop.


// The Boston Globe Book Club

?Cascade? by Maryanne O?Hara was chosen by readers as the book to read together. Now it?s time to discuss the book all summer.