Student reports indecent assault near BU?s campus

A college student was sexually assaulted while walking home to her apartment in Brookline early Wednesday morning, police said.

Police investigate discovery of body at recycling plant

The body of the unidentified male was found on a conveyor belt at the Hopkinton plant alongside newspapers, cardboard and other materials.

Saugus sex assault suspect released on house arrest

Rashad Deihim is awaiting trial on charges he sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl in an attack that prosecutors say was recorded and disseminated on Snapchat.

// It just got harder to get into Harvard

Harvard University accepted a slim 5.2 percent of applicants to the Class of 2020 ? the lowest number ever offered admission at the college.

// T ends take-home cruisers for 15 Transit Police officials

A long-standing perk ends Friday.

// Maine governor refuses to swear-in newly elected state senator

Paul LePage is so angry at Democrats for rejecting one of his nominees that he refused to sign a proclamation certifying the result of a special election.

// Weekend cold could bring two snowstorms

Snow is likely for late Saturday into Sunday and another storm on Monday night could bring up to 4 inches.

// ?This Old House? gets new owner

The home-improvement brand has been acquired by a former Time executive in partnership with private equity firm TZP Group.

O?Malley urges forgiveness, kindness in letter for ?Year of Mercy?

O?Malley will distribute printed copies of the letter at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross during a multicultural procession in honor of the Year of Mercy.


// Bill would require coverage for Lyme disease treatments

His son?s battle with Lyme disease explains why state Representative David Linsky now finds himself in middle of the debate.

Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval stands in the dugout before a spring training baseball game against the Minnesota Twins in Fort Myers, Fla., Wednesday, March 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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Benching of Pablo Sandoval is rife with problems

The erstwhile third baseman, who can?t be happy with the move, is now simply taking up space on the roster.


// A dark turn for the Sanders campaign

Bernie Sanders is increasingly embracing the tactics he once decried.

// Welcome to Zombieland: GOP fears Trump is a monster it can?t kill

Republicans worry that his campaign is damaged beyond the point of repair, but that it is too late for any of his rivals to stop him.

// ?I am so sick of the Sanders campaign lying about me,? Clinton says

A question about donations from the fossil fuel industry to her campaign unleashed a rare flash of anger from Hillary Clinton.

// Google?s April Fools? prank didn?t go quite as planned

They went for a ?mic drop? and found the instant feedback grating on their ears.

The Energy Trio from the Big Apple Circus.

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The Weekender: Skating, circus, and Wicked Queer film

From watching the world?s top figure skaters in person to Instagramming yourself in a throne in a twinkling chandelier-mirror room.

// Why are Americans so afraid of vacation?

We are a nation of vacation-deprived, work-obsessed, business casual-attired zombies.

// No guarantee you?ll look as good as Beyoncé in her new activewear

The Beyhive is abuzz about Beyoncé?s foray into the world of active and ?athleisure? wear for women.


// Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen kissing on the beach

Tom, Gisele, and their pitbull Lua had a little moment in Costa Rica.

Ground Game

ground game

// Why Wisconsin?s primary matters

Tuesday?s election may matter and function more like those initial nominating contests than the more recent primaries.

The Big Picture

The Boston skyline is framed by ?Gates of Transcendence,? at the Boston Harbor Shipyard Marina in East Boston. The sculpture, by Michael Alfano, is part of the HarborArts Outdoor Gallery along the Boston HarborWalk.

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The Big Picture

Globe photos of the month, March 2016

A look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month.


Love Letters

He cheated before they were married

So what do I do? Move forward and brush it under the rug for the sake of my beautiful children, or take a risk and try to find someone who truly knows how to love me and my children?

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.