Boston Marathon bombing trial

Parents? terror after blast described at trial

Bombing survivor Steve Woolfenden  is depicted on the witness stand beside a photo of his injured son Leo being carried to safety while testifying Thursday.

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Steve Woolfenden described assessing his three-year-old son?s injuries and seeing Denise Richard repeatedly pleading with her son, Martin, to respond to her.


// A moment of humanity

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev?s victims responded to an appalling act of inhumanity with a simple moment of humanity.

Trailer released for Bulger movie ?Black Mass?

Johnny Depp stars as Whitey Bulger in the Bulger biopic that?s due out Sept. 18.

Crews shoveled snow from MBTA Red Line tracks.

T offers free rides ? and more ? on Friday as a goodwill gesture

In addition to the free rides, the MBTA has partnered with 16 corporations to provide Customer Appreciation Day freebies.

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A severely burned boy finds hope in Boston

Leo, a boy badly burned by fire, travels from Burundi to Boston in an extraordinary journey of resilience and devotion.


// New film offers fresh take on beloved Boston band

Five years in the making, Mark Shuman?s new documentary, ?Morphine: Journey of Dreams,? makes a case that the beloved Boston band is ripe for reappraisal.

The weight of our possessions

Could clutter be affecting your mental health and your waistline?

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - APRIL 22: Joe Kelly #56 of the Boston Red Sox pitches during the first inning of a game against the Tampa Bay Rays on April 22, 2015 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Alex Speier

Red Sox following new trend in hunt for an ace

Lately, free agency and trades have proven less effective for teams searching for a No. 1 starting pitcher.

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick, left, gives 'thumbs-down' to a joke President Barack Obama made during a ceremony welcoming the Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots, Thursday, April 23, 2015, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, to honor the team and their Super Bowl XLIX victory. On the right is Robert Kraft Chairman and CEO of the New England Partriots. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)


President honors Patriots, but fumbles on Deflategate quip

Barack Obama?s remarks at a reception for the team included a joke about the ongoing scandal hovering over the team.

// Dr. Oz mounts spirited defense against critical letter

Oz devoted the first half of his show on Thursday to his response to what he called ??a brazen letter from 10 mysterious doctors.?

Comcast said to be planning to kill Time Warner deal

FCC staff joined lawyers at the Justice Department in opposing the planned $45 billion transaction this week.

// Suspect sought after one killed in Brockton stabbing

State and Brockton police have obtained an arrest warrant for Anildo Lopes Correia in the death of 18-year-old Ywron Martins.

// Bank liquidators seek auction of Mandarin Oriental Boston hotel

Liquidators of a defunct Irish bank want to auction off the five-star luxury hotel and a piece of property that connects it to the Prudential Center.

US President Barack Obama made a statement Thursday on the killing of hostages held by Al Qaeda.

Obama offers emotional apology after hostage deaths

President Obama said he takes ?full responsibility? for the accidental killings of two hostages held by Al Qaeda.

Construction has begun on the Lynch Family Skatepark.

Charles River Conservancy

Construction begins on long-awaited Lynch Family Skatepark

Skaters: tighten your trucks and make sure your bearings are oiled, because the skatepark will finally open in East Cambridge this fall.

Kirk ?Skunk? Tegelaar on his custom-made bicycle.

Community raises $17,000 to help Somerville icon fix teeth

With chompers like these, the average guy might try to keep his mouth shut. But Kirk Tegelaar never stops smiling.

Marathon trial podcast

// Episode 21: Tsarnaev?s obscene gesture

This interactive timeline highlights trial coverage and a podcast featuring Globe columnist Kevin Cullen and WBUR reporter David Boeri.



// Good luck with that entitlement reform

Chris Christie clearly thought that figuring out how to cut Social Security and Medicare would bring him closer to redemption.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Crisis in the Mediterranean

Hundreds of migrants have perished trying to make the trek through the Mediterranean Sea to Europe this year.