Man killed by police had plan to target officers

Usaama Rahim decided Tuesday to focus on killing a Massachusetts police officer, according to an affidavit.

A screengrab of a Facebook page attributed to Usaama Rahim.

Facebook page included extremist material

A Facebook page attributed to Usaama Rahim embraced rage and radicalism.

Amy Ryan, president of the Boston Public Library, attended a special meeting of library?s board of trustees Wednesday.

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Boston Public Library president to resign

Amy Ryan, who has been under fire since two valuable pieces of art were reported missing, announced her resignation after a trustees meeting.

BU scientist uses existing drugs in fight against Ebola

The researcher found that drugs that already have been approved could provide a cheaper way to treat Ebola.

School bus strikes, kills teen on bike in Mansfield

The accident occurred at about 2 p.m. on East Street, according to Mansfield police.

// Parishioners at closed Scituate church get temporary reprieve

A judicial order was delayed that would have forced parishioners to leave the property by Friday.

?Cybersquatting? law could be tested in N.H. court case

An auction house is in a legal battle with a man who allegedly registered websites with variations of the company?s name.

The tower at 500 Boylston Street.

The tower at 500 Boylston Street.

Two Back Bay office buildings on market for $1.5 billion

The high price of the adjacent towers at 500 Boylston St. and 222 Berkeley St. could lead to one of the biggest real estate deals ever in Boston.

Boston-06/03/15- A funeral service was held for Frank Angiulo at St. Leonard's Church on Hanover Street in the North End. He was the last brother to die. The Angiulos were considered the leading Italian-American crime family from the North End from the 1960's to early 1980's. Frank was never married and had no children. Several hundred mourners attended the funeral. Boston Globe staff photo by John Tlumacki (metro)

Funeral held for former Mafia figure Frank Angiulo in North End

Angiulo had been the last surviving brother in a crime family that ran the Mafia from a tiny North End office from the 1960s to the 1980s.

The glass enclosure that once housed a garden shop will be torn down and replaced at the Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

Grand plan for Faneuil Hall makeover runs into resistance

The Boston Landmarks Commission denied plans for new glass enclosures alongside the marketplace?s central building.

Tech Lab

Google gets another shot at our personal data

Google Photos could become the first choice for online picture storage, but it has privacy advocates worried.

// Youth soccer?s case of the missing $195,000

Did one Framingham United youth soccer dad really help himself to daily Dunkin? Donuts, vacations, and piles of club cash?

Artists covered the old Bartlett Yard bus depot with their works.

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A final look at the art created at Bartlett Yard

The Bartlett Yard bus depot, which has been a playground for graffiti artists for the past few years, is finally being demolished.

// Sandberg writes of ?anguish? following husband?s death

?I want to choose life and meaning,? the Facebook executive said in a post a month after the death of her husband.

// Paulson?s $400m gift to Harvard is school?s largest ever

The donation from hedge fund billionaire John Paulson permanently endow Harvard?s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

// Where trash is treasure: Colonial-era garbage unearthed

Excavators discovered a trash pile, which may lead volunteers to the 17th-century Boston Latin School?s schoolmaster?s house.

Stephen Colbert is taking over the show previously hosted by David Letterman.

Trailer released for ?Late Show with Stephen Colbert?

In a video promoting his new show, Colbert appeared in multiple states of ?beardedness.?

Ground Game

Ground Game

// 2016 candidate Graham has problems in home state

Senator Lindsey Graham?s worst-case scenario ? losing the South Carolina primary badly ? could be politically fatal.


Dan Payne

// Hillary Clinton is political, but her foundation isn?t

Judging by the politics of its donors, people give and support the foundation without regard to Clinton?s campaign.

The Big Picture

A survivor is rescued by divers from the Dongfangzhixing or ?Eastern Star? vessel which sank in the Yangtze river in Jianl

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The Big Picture

Chinese cruise liner?s sinking

The recovery effort continued Wednesday for victims of the cruise ship that capsized on the Yangtze River in China earlier this week during a storm.