Elizabeth Warren?s rise is at Obama?s expense

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.

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

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.

Construction hiring goals not met in Boston

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

Longtime chief planner wants city to fire him

Boston?s chief city planner has been under pressure to resign but has asked to be fired to take advantage of a benefit that could double his pension.

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Nonprofits hungry for new leadership

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

In 2013, Shirley Rowell, mother of Kelvin Rowell, wiped away tears. Her son fled a shooting, but had an asthma attack and died later.

Asthmatic?s death forges new legal ground

An alleged shooter faces charges that he caused the death of a man who ran 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.

Healey continues review of state?s health care website

The performance of CGI, the Canadian software developer that built the failed website for the Massachusetts Health Connector, is in question.

A deal that Northeastern struck with Boston calls for the school  to fix up a public park, building a football-baseball field plus a second field that can be enclosed with a bubble during winter.

City, Northeastern University team up to transform a rundown park

Northeastern will spend $26 million to transform a city-owned park along Columbus Avenue into a student athletics complex it will share with the public.

An inspired ending for Don Draper ? and for ?Mad Men?

The AMC show went out on top, and with a big exclamation point at the very end.

David Letterman

Critic?s Notebook

Letterman upended late-night genre

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

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Homework issues are tough on kids -- and parents

My sixth grader has been buckling under the weight of homework, and I find myself conflicted.

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

Ben Volin | On football

Wells Report author needs to speak up

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

 Boston University graduates (above) celebrated during commencement ceremonies at Nickerson Field Sunday.

Commencement speakers deliver messages of service

The importance of public service was a key message to graduates at Tufts, Brandeis, and other area colleges.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/18/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/meehan-4310--90x90.jpg Martin Meehan will remain a director of troubled Sage Bank

The recently selected University of Massachusetts president Martin T. Meehan will continue to serve as a director of the small Lowell bank.

Marathon trial podcast

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/02/28/BostonGlobe.com/Special/Advance/Images/podcast.jpg 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.


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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/07/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/07chamber13.jpg Time for the Chamber of Commerce to embrace clean

There?s one thing the new CEO can do to bring the organization into the 21st century: pay more attention to clean energy.

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Living with creatures

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