Court document details alleged beheading plan

Usaama Rahim decided Tuesday to focus on killing a local officer before he was shot to death by police, according to an affidavit.

A screengrab of a Facebook page attributed to Usaama Rahim.

On Facebook, clues of extremism

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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After political pressure, Boston Public Library president decides 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.

Manager John Farrell (left) may have something special on his hands in young lefty Eduardo Rodriguez.

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Eduardo Rodriguez is all aces through two starts

A pair of glittering performances have brought a ray of sunshine to what has been a gloomy Red Sox season.

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.

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.

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

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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.

// 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?

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

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

?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.

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.

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is leading a fight against legalizing marijuana.

Yvonne Abraham

For Walsh, fighting marijuana is a losing battle

Keeping pot illegal hasn?t done anything to stanch demand. It?s easy to get, and it?s everywhere

Parishioners at closed Scituate church get temporary reprieve

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

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.

Jessica Dello Russo (right), a 1992 graduate of the Latin School, helped out with the dig in front of the Old City Hall building.

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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.

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.