Green Line cuts could threaten federal funding, Capuano says

The congressman said changes to the extension that would jeopardize federal money are ?unacceptable.?

// Nearly 3 in 10 MBTA employees made more than $100,000 in 2015

In addition to regular pay, many employees collected significant overtime pay.

State Police identify man killed in Route 128 crash

Police are investigating what caused a tire to break off a pickup truck Tuesday and collide with a sedan traveling in a different direction, killing its driver.

// EMC CEO defends Dell sale amid stock-price plunge

Joe Tucci said his plan to sell the Hopkinton data-storage company to Dell remains on track, despite ?angst? and misinformed opinions about the deal.

// AG calls on Gilead to lower prices of two drugs

Maura Healey warned the company it faces possible legal action unless it lowers the price of two popular hepatitis C medicines.

Workers cleaned graffiti off the front of statues at the Boston Public Library.

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Boston Public Library ?tagged? by vandals

Work crews were on the scene Wednesday morning working to remove the paint, officials said.

// Gun licenses on the rise in Mass.; 7.8 percent increase seen

Tens of thousands of new gun licenses were issued in 2015, continuing a recent surge, according to state data.

// Quincy police report damage to historic Mt. Wollaston graves

It was the third such incident there in a four-month span, police said.

// Beloved Brandeis dorm will no longer be a castle

The Depression-era building will be mostly torn down to make way for new student housing at the Waltham campus.

Harvard University received $1.05 billion in charitable contributions last year.

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Record fund-raising by US colleges last year

Harvard University, which received $1.05 billion in charitable gifts in 2015, was outranked in fund-raising only by Stanford.

// Fearless Katie Nolan speaks hard truths about sports on ?Garbage Time?

Sports shows have long relied on guffawing guys, but the Framingham native has something fresh going on.

// Maine governor says he wants to use the guillotine on drug dealers

Paul LePage?s office said the remark was a joke to illustrate his support for tougher penalties for drug crimes.

Burke O?Connell got a tattoo on his calf celebrating the Patriots as the Super Bowl champions, but the team lost in the AFC champsionship game to the Denver Broncos.

Burke O'Connell

Patriots fan doesn?t regret ?Super Bowl Champs? tattoo

The Patriots fizzled in the AFC championship game. Now, Burke O?Connell is stuck with the ink.

// Patriots sign DL Joe Vellano to a future contract

The defensive lineman out of Maryland played parts of two seasons for the Patriots before being released in 2015.


// Errol Morris praises ?Making a Murderer?

The director says ?Murderer? succeeds in exposing an egregious example of prosecutorial misconduct.

Senator Elizabeth Warren's Facebook page showed her standing proudly in front of a ?snow-eating monster? from Massachusetts.

Warren pleased to see snowblower from Mass. in nation?s capital

The ?snow-eating monster? was sent to Washington to help residents there clean up the remnants of a heavy snowstorm.

// Holocaust victims honored 71 years after Auschwitz liberated

Dozens of elderly Holocaust survivors lit candles at Auschwitz exactly 71 years after the Soviet army liberated the death camp.

// Mass. facing $635 million budget gap, officials say

It?s the second consecutive year that Governor Charlie Baker?s administration finds the numbers coming up short.

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// How Tuesday night encapsulated the 2016 campaign

For those who follow the presidential campaign?s every turn, last night could have caused some whiplash.

Globe investigations

// Globe investigations and Spotlight reports

A look at high-impact investigations from The Boston Globe, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning report on abuse in the Catholic Church.

The Big Picture

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Water crisis in Flint, Mich.

Thousands of residents in Michigan have been exposed to toxic amounts of lead, including about 9,000 children.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ?Spotlight?

?Spotlight? is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.



// Deal-hunting app GasBuddy moving to Boston

Walt Doyle, a former PayPal manager, now heads up GasBuddy from an office near Haymarket.



// Pope Francis meets Iranian leader to discuss Middle East

The meeting marked the first time ranian President Hassan Rouhani has visited the West since a landmark nuclear agreement with Iran last year.

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Interior designer Holly Joe cooks up the love in her sophisticated yet cozy family house in Westwood.