Spotlight report | Part 1

For Boston cabbies, a losing battle against the numbers

A nine-month Globe investigation finds a taxi trade where fleet owners get rich, drivers are frequently fleeced, and the city does little about it.

Driven to the Edge: A Globe Spotlight Team investigation

A nine-month investigation has found that the cab industry in Boston is a world of common payoffs and driver exploitation.

// Wedding for recipient of country’s first face transplant

A Texas man who received the first full face transplant in the country at Brigham and Women’s Hospital was married in the church where he was injured.

Participants posed for a photo during the Holi play with colors.

Indian festival of spring dazzles with colors

With perhaps 1,000 people coming and going, the Holi celebration was the largest yet organized by the Vrindavana Preservation Society and Sri Radha Bhakti.

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Patients may have been exposed to Hepatitis B

Doctors are monitoring five patients who may have been exposed to the virus while they received treatment at Boston Medical Center, the hospital said Saturday.


Town fined after deer butchered near water source

After two town workers admitted to investigators to butchering the deer near a well that is a major source of public drinking water, Rowley was fined almost $26,000.

Wichita State 70, Ohio State 66

// March Madness ends for No. 2 Ohio State

Ninth-seeded Wichita State earned its first trip to the Final Four since 1965 with a victory over the Buckeyes.

UMass-Lowell 2, UNH 0

UMass-Lowell shuts out UNH, advances to Frozen Four

UMass-Lowell’s win in the NCAA Northeast Regional final marks the first time the men’s hockey team proceeded to the Frozen Four.


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The Sox have decided on 24 of the 25 players they’ll start the season with. The final spot is being held for Jackie Bradley Jr., but it’s not quite his yet.

Jackie Bradley Jr. remains in limbo for Red Sox

The Sox have decided on 24 of the 25 players they’ll start the season with. The final spot is being held for Bradley, but it’s not quite his yet.


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Globe Talk | April 3

// 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.