Construction hiring goals not met in Boston

Patrick Pochette (left) and Jonathan Rivera trained at the Sheet Metal Workers Union Local 17 Training Center in Boston, which hosted Building Pathways, a six-week training initiative launched by Mayor Martin J. Walsh in 2011 when he ran the Building Trades Council.

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Companies building in the city continue to lag behind goals created to ensure that work goes to city residents and women.

Murder trial in asthmatic?s death to open

An alleged shooter faces charges that he caused the death of a man who ran, panicked, from the sound of gunfire on Blue Hill Avenue.

A McLennan County deputy stood guard near a group of bikers in the parking lot of a Twin Peaks restaurant in Waco, Texas on Sunday.

Nine dead, 18 injured in Texas biker gang shooting

Those killed at a Waco, Texas restaurant were all members of rival biker gangs that had gathered for a meeting, police said.

Officials investigate apparent murder-suicide in Wakefield

A man stabbed his estranged wife to death on Sunday before jumping from a ninth-floor window, officials said.

Mitt Romney gives commencement address at St. Anselm College. Mark Lorenz for the Boston Globe

Mark Lorenz for the Boston Globe

Romney urges St. Anselm grads to take part in N.H. primary

The former presidential candidate said the country needed a new generation to shape its political discourse.

Bicyclist fatally hit by truck during Sudbury trialthon

The 53-year-old man was riding in the 26th annual Sudbury Sprint Triathlon when he collided with a pickup truck.

The Boston Globe

Nonprofits hungry for new leadership amid retirements

Nearly a third of New England nonprofit leaders say they plan to leave their jobs in the next two years.

Little Falls, New Jersey-May 12, 2015-Globe Staff Photo by Stan Grossfeld- Yogi Berra celebrating his 90th birthday at the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center.

At age 90, Yogi Berra is still going strong

The Baseball Hall of Famer and Yankee great is a genuine national treasure.

David Letterman

Critic?s Notebook

Letterman?s late-night legacy is wrapped in irony

In subverting late-night television in the ?80s, David Letterman also set a comedic tone that defined a generation.

Kiernan Shipka as Sally Draper in AMC?s ?Mad Men.?

ty burr

Ranking the characters of ?Mad Men,? from worst to best

Ty Burr is coping with the ending of the show by arranging the characters in ascending order of how much he?ll miss them.

Senator Elizabeth Warren greeted the audience at the California Democrats State Convention in Anaheim, Calif., on Saturday. The former Harvard law professor depends upon an intimate knowledge of banking and economic regulations.

Damian Dovarganes/Associated Press

Warren?s rise at Obama?s expense

With each of her recent battles, Senator Warren has managed to become a more powerful figure in the Democratic Party.

Caption :Ted Wells, lead investigator in the Deflategate scandal.

Ben Volin | On football

Wells must speak on why he said Patriots didn?t cooperate

It seems Ted Wells wasn?t totally genuine about the availability of locker room attendant Jim McNally.

Queens-born rapper Chinx, 31, a member of French Montana's Coke Boys, was reportedly killed in a shooting early Sunday in Queens.

Rapper known as Chinx killed in New York shooting

Lionel Pickens, known as Chinx, was struck at least eight times early Sunday not long after finishing a Brooklyn performance.

Marathon trial podcast

// Jurors hand down death sentence for Tsarnaev

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


opinion | Whitney Hatch

// Massachusetts? parks are falling into ruin

We should no longer leave the state?s parks at the mercy of a fickle and uncertain budget process.

The Big Picture


Big Picture

Living with creatures

Photographers have documented the relationships between humans and animals in countless ways.