Who will be Boston’s next mayor?

Top row (left to right): City Councilor Felix Arroyo, State Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz, District Attorney Daniel Conley, City Councilor John Connolly, City Councilor Rob Consalvo, City Councilor Tito Jackson. Bottom row (left to right): City Council President Stephen Murphy, James Rooney of the Boston Convention Center Authority, City Councilor Michael Ross, State Representative Jeffrey Sanchez, State Representative Martin Walsh, and City Councilor Charles Yancey.

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At least a dozen would-be successors are either running for mayor of Boston or strongly considering it.

“He supports new businesses, and construction has gone up,” said Kim LaDue. “It’s allowed more people to live in the city more comfortably.”

Bostonians reflect on Menino’s tenure

From Mattapan to East Boston, Bostonians credited their five-term mayor with fixing more than potholes over the past 20 years.

Jeremiah Burke High was the setting for Mayor Thomas M. Menino’s education-focused State of the City speech in 1996.

Menino pushed to be the ‘education mayor’

As Menino prepares to leave office, he can point to an array of accomplishments, even though problems remain.


How Boston’s face changed

Take a look at how the city’s landscape changed since Thomas M. Menino became the mayor in July 1993.

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

North Korea warns US of missile readiness

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered his missile units to be ready to strike the United States and South Korea.

Jackie Bradley Jr. seems poised to earn a spot on the Red Sox roster.

Red Sox still holding Jackie Bradley in limbo

While Daniel Nava and Mike Carp earned roster spots Friday, the Sox are holding back on Bradley, who still appears likely to make the team.

WBUR reporter Robin Young hosts “Here & Now” in Bostony

WBUR’s ‘Here & Now’ to expand

The Boston-produced news program is expected to attract a wider national radio audience after “Talk of the Nation” ends production in June.

Car bombs kill at least 23 in Baghdad

Iraqi officials say four car bombs struck Shiite mosques in Baghdad also wounded dozens more.

Republican candidates for the US Senate (from left) State Representative Dan Winslow, Gabriel Gomez and Michael Sullivan participated in a debate in Springfield.

GOP candidates spar in second televised debate

The tone was markedly different from Wednesday’s debate, with barbs between Senate candidates Dan Winslow and Michael Sullivan.


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On Hockey

Jarome Iginla chose the Penguins over a potential trade to the Bruins.

Jarome Iginla made the right call

Bruins fans don’t want to hear it, but the Penguins are the better team this year, and should win it all. That’s why Iginla chose them.

Nation & World

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President Obama joined families of children killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre to urge lawmakers to not get “squishy’’ in the face of opposition to gun control.

Conn. shooter had huge cache of weapons

When Adam Lanza walked out of his house for the last time, he left behind firearms and knives and more than 1,600 rounds of ammunition — taking only four guns.


political notebook

Obama invokes Newtown in pushing for new gun laws

Frustrated by deep political resistance to new gun laws, President Obama tried to regain momentum in his drive to pass legislation next month.


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Television Review

Kit Harrington as Jon Snow in HBO’s “Game of Thrones.”

Fantasy gets real on ‘Game of Thrones’

Matthew Gilbert predicts that the brutal, political, intimate, and visually absorbing epic will continue to win loyalty from its audience in season 3.

Globe Insiders

Globe Talk | April 3

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/03/22/BostonGlobe.com/Special/Images/CalhounHOFHeadshot.jpg A conversation with Jim Calhoun

Subscribers can attend an evening with Connecticut’s legendary former men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun, moderated by Bob Ryan.