Downed Malaysia plane a ?wake-up call,? Obama says

President Obama accused Russian President Putin of supplying separatists with weapons and stoking tensions.

// Mass. General scientist mourns death of AIDS pioneer

Dr. Joep Lange, who died on the Malaysian jet, often visited Boston to recruit for his campaign against AIDS.

// IU grad student, Dutch-US citizen among those killed in plane crash

At least two people with US ties were identified as victims of the Malaysia Airlines plane that was apparently shot down over eastern Ukraine.

Patrick spoke on the immigration crisis.

Emotional Patrick defends plan for migrant children

Governor Patrick began to weep as he paraphrased a Biblical exhortation during his speech.

Market Basket workers vow to rally until ousted leader reinstated

Despite threats of being fired by the company, employees gathered to demand the return of Arthur T. Demoulas.

// Israel pushes deeper into Gaza

The military said it uncovered more than 20 ?tunnel access points? during the ground campaign?s first hours.

// State says EEE virus detected in mosquitoes in Bridgewater

Residents should be wary of a potentially fatal virus detected in the blood-sucking insects.

Beat writer?s notebook

// Jon Lester?s value goes beyond salary

Lester has never once lashed out when questioned about his unresolved negotiations with the Red Sox, says Peter Abraham.

// Young scientists face sexual harassment in field, survey finds

In a paper published Wednesday, most respondents reported they had personally experienced sexual harassment.


opinion | Laurence H. Tribe

// A death blow for Obamacare?

A new round of litigation attacks the health insurance exchanges at the heart of the Affordable Care Act.


Movie Review

// 12-year journey into ?Boyhood?

Richard Linklater and his cast came away with a film that gets much out of its young star ? and cinema itself.


Tags in this section:

Clockwise from top left: Republican Karyn Polito, Democrat Leland Cheung, Democrat Mike Lake, and Democrat Steve Kerrigan.

Is a lieutenant governor even needed?

Seven hopefuls are championing not only their candidacies but also the indispensability of the office.

NH state Rep. Tom Walsh new owner of Robie's Country Store,

Need some hands to shake? This is the spot

A new proprietor is working to keep the tradition of Robie?s Country Store going.