Red Sox executive Larry Lucchino in talks with Boston 2024

Red Sox CEO Larry Lucchino during a visit to Philadelphia for the 2015 MLB Opening Day game.

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Lucchino confirmed in a brief interview that he has had ?a conversation or two? with key players connected to the local Olympic bid.


// Red Sox lose to Rays in ninth inning

Rene Rivera?s walkoff RBI single sent the Red Sox to a second straight defeat in St. Petersburg, Fla.


// Celtics lose Game 3 to Cavaliers

LeBron James scored 31 points as the Cavaliers defeated the Celtics to take a 3-0 lead in the series.

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.

From left: Store manager Larry Baxter with assistant managers Krystle Bredeson and Marvin Alvarez at the new Roche Brothers supermarket in Downtown Crossing on April 23.

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Roche Bros. unveils downtown store

The two-level shop will operate largely in a space previously occupied by Filene?s Basement in Downtown Crossing.

// 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.?

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.

Boston?s storied history of NIMBY-ism

No. It?s an all-too familiar refrain in Boston. And now it?s the dissonant tune coming from foes of Boston?s bid for the Olympics.

Tonika Morgan, pictured at the Artscape Youngplace in Toronto.

From homeless to Harvard, with the help of crowdfunding

A Toronto woman launched a ?Mission for Harvard Tuition? a month ago on the GoFundMe site and has nearly reached her goal.

Boston Marathon bombing trial

Tsarnaev family members arrive in Boston

It was unclear which members of Tsarnaev?s family are now in town, and whether any of them will be called to testify.


// Amid chaos and fear, a moment of humanity

As Steve Woolfenden lay on Boylston Street, his leg damaged and son taken to an ambulance, he turned his attention to Denise Richard.

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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Parents? terror after blast described at trial

?I was completely terrified because I didn?t know if I was ever going to see my son again,? Steve Woolfenden testified.

Lawyer group seeks probe of breathalyzer tests

State Police believe officers may have accepted test results from breathalyzer machines that were not properly calibrated.

President Obama held up a Patriots jersey presented to him by the team.

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President honors Patriots, but Deflategate quip falls flat

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

// Lawyer says fatally injured Baltimore arrestee lacked seat belt

Freddie Gray was not only handcuffed and put in leg irons, but left without a seat belt, according to a police union?s lawyer.

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.



// US should recognize Armenian genocide

Each passing day is another opportunity lost for American political leaders to live up to the refrain of ?never again.?

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.