State Police being armed with Tasers

The Massachusetts State Police are widely distributing the non-lethal weapons in hopes of preventing fatal shootings by officers.

USA women?s national team soccer players Carli Lloyd (left) and Hope Solo celebrates their win of the SheBelieves Cup soccer tournament earlier this month.


shirley leung

Women?s soccer complaint resonates far beyond the field

Mark your calendars, because today is the day that the wage gap should become an issue not for a few but for the many.

// New charter schools bill faces long odds

Voters should get ready for a high-profile ballot fight over charter schools this fall.

// Boston ordered to revise regulations on taxis, ride-hailing services

A federal judge gave Mayor Martin J. Walsh?s administration six months to update its rules.

// At Bates College, student mailboxes are shutting for good

In the decades before cell phones or even dormitory room land lines, letters linked students to the outside world.

// Early decision is a college admissions edge for the wealthy

Many top colleges draw more than 40 percent of their freshmen through an early-application system that favors the wealthy.

A state medical examiner at a site near Branch Avenue and Woodward Road in Providence.

Barry Chin/Globe Staff

FBI finds human remains at dig site in Providence

Investigators unearthed the remains where a tipster claimed they would find the body of a South Boston nightclub manager.

// State strips ex-probation commissioner, deputy of pensions

Former probation commissioner John J. O?Brien was convicted in 2014 of mail fraud and racketeering.

Bobcats grow up to 20 pounds.

Fish and wildlife service

Plan to hunt bobcats divides N.H.

A statehouse committee will decide on a proposal to allow up to 50 bobcats to be killed or trapped.

// Trump?s momentum appears stalled in Wisconsin

Donald Trump is confronting cracks in his campaign ? much of it damage of his own doing in the past week.

// A look at the disastrous Arizona primary

Arizona?s primary was an utter disaster. But was it just a big mistake, or something more nefarious?

// Rosario Dawson tells Hillary Clinton: ?Shame on you?

At a rally for Bernie Sanders in the Bronx, the actress offered strong words to Hillary Clinton for comments she made Thursday.

//[1]-381.jpg Chris Christie defends his M&M snacking habits on radio show

Christie was photographed last week dumping a small bag of M&Ms into what appeared to be a larger container of M&Ms.

A woman is reflected on the black door of a General Electric refrigerator.


GE Capital asks to lose ?too big to fail? status

General Electric Co. is trying to convince federal regulators that its financial arm is no longer too big to fail.

// Loss of Harvard Square trees stumps some residents

Some residents are fuming that the trees came down and call it the latest in a pattern of Harvard ignoring the community?s best interests.


// Americans finish second, third in ice dance

Maia and Alex Shibutani came in second, just ahead of Madison Chock and Evan Bates.

// Defensive lineman Terrance Knighton picks Patriots

The free agent known as ?Pot Roast? had visited the Patriots earlier in the week, and announced his decision on Twitter.

Ground Game

// Why Wisconsin?s primary could pack a punch

Winning Wisconsin?s primary on Tuesday is not so much about the delegate count, but rather the momentum it could induce.

The Big Picture

Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff

InfraRed Sox

The Globe?s Stan Grossfeld traveled to spring training at JetBlue Park in Florida to take a look at the Sox in a different light.

Globe investigations

//[1].jpg Key reports from Globe?s Spotlight team on clergy sex abuse

The Boston Globe?s 2001-2002 investigation into sexual abuses by clergy in the Catholic Church resulted in more than 600 stories.

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.


scott kirsner | innovation economy

// Making movies the ?Moneyball? way

The Boston office of Legendary Entertainment crunches ?big data? to help the film studio make key decisions, from casting to marketing.


John Allen Jr. | All Things Catholic

// A guide to decoding Catholic reaction to Pope Francis

Pope Francis is massively popular around the world, but somewhat divisive inside the church itself.

Design New England

// Circular Sensation

In the latest issue of Design New England, a one-of-a-kind design combines aesthetics and functionality for harmonious living.