Report finds no single lapse before Marathon bombings: Top investigators did say that there were several holes in the system before the Marathon attack. National political reporter Matt Viser with more from Washington.
- BC’s Irish Project leads to arrest of Gerry Adams: Police in Northern Ireland arrested Sinn Fein leader Adams in a 42-year-old murder. Reporter Mark Arsenault and correspondents Zachary T. Sampson and Jeremy C. Fox report.
- John Paul Stevens reaffirms dissent on campaign finance: The 94-year-old retired Supreme Court Justice urged passage of a constitutional amendment for stricter political spending limits. Noah Bierman reports from Washington.
- Will DCF case taint Coakley?: Martha Coakley is in a delicate spot as she runs for governor and defends the state in a suit filed in relation to troubles at the child welfare agency, writes columnist Joan Vennochi.