Victim?s text messages tossed in Hernandez case

A judge ruled that text messages sent by Odin Lloyd on the night he died were not admissible at the trial of Aaron Hernandez.

// NFLPA grievance questions Patriots? handling of injury

The union alleges former team doctor Thomas Gill played a role in the Patriots? efforts to recoup a player?s signing bonus.

// $1.1 trillion spending bill moves to the Senate

After passing the House ahead of a midnight deadline, it?s now up to the Senate keep the government running.

// N.H. woman accused of killing 2 cyclists must plead today

Darriean Hess, 20, allegedly drove into a group of Mass. bicyclists, killing two and seriously injuring two others.

Workers took a corner block of granite out of the State House.


State House capsule believed to be one of state?s oldest

The original contents of the time capsule were first placed in 1795 by Governor Samuel Adams, Paul Revere, and William Scollay.

School chain agrees to pay Mass. $3.75m to settle claims

The for-profit Salter chain of schools was accused of using deceptive enrollment tactics.

Rory Wingham and Tatyana Buynitsky with Sawyer

Help sought for pet left behind by couple killed in crash

A dog named Sawyer is the only survivor of an accident that killed a Simmons College professor and her husband.

Hundreds of workers fill the factory floor at Sterlingwear?s plant in East Boston. The company is approaching its 50th anniversary.

A Navy coat tradition, made in East Boston

Sterlingwear Boston has perfected the art of manufacturing the rugged peacoat worn by Navy enlistees worldwide.

// Supermodel accuses Cosby of drugging her in mid-?80s

Beverly Johnson is the latest woman to level accusations against Bill Cosby.


// Say you?re no shill, Bill

Bill Weld is the only former Mass. governor in modern memory to become a registered lobbyist.

// HUBweek festival planned to showcase Boston

The innovation-themed gathering is an unusual joint venture between MIT, Harvard, Mass. General, and The Boston Globe.

Michel du Cille

Michel du Cille, Pulitzer-winning photojournalist, dies at 58

The Washington Post photographer died Thursday of an apparent heart attack while on assignment in Liberia.

// 9-year-old with brain tumor gets to finish concert

Sophie Fellows was diagnosed last week, a day after she was stricken with a painful headache during a holiday concert.

Hillary Clinton spoke during the Massachusetts Conference for Women at Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.

Mass. group hopes to give Clinton a headstart

A new online venture wants to give Hillary Clinton a head start on the process of collecting signatures for Democratic primaries.



// HUBweek offers a chance to showcase Boston to the world

The region?s economic and cultural vibrancy aren?t evident enough from a distance.

The Big Picture

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The best photos of 2014

The stories behind the Globe?s most memorable pictures of the year.