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Coachella 2015

Music fans gathered to hear a wide variety of musical styles at this year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, held over two weekends in Indio, Calif. More than 100 acts were on the bill of the sold-out event. -- By Lloyd YoungDaniel...Show More Summary

Cherry blossoms 2015

From Japan to Washington, D.C. people gather to relish the beauty of the blooming cherry tree. Highly aniticpated and heavily photographed, the blossoms are celebrated by many. -- By Leanne Burden SeidelPeople walk under cherry blossoms by the Tidal Basin in Washington,DC on April 9. The cherry blossoms were originally a gift from Japan, (Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

Opening Day at Fenway Park 2015

With sunny skies and mild temperatures the Red Sox kicked off Opening Day at Fenway Park against the Washington Nationals. Coming off a last place finish in the AL East, the Sox are looking for a turnaround year. -- By Lloyd YoungThe scene on Lansdowne Street at the start of Opening Day at Fenway Park. (Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff)

Memories of Abraham Lincoln

On April 15 the United States commemorates the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. Events will include the re-enactment of his funeral in Springfield, IL, as well as talks and plays at Ford’s Theatre in Washington D.C., where Confederate sympathizer John Wilkes Booth shot him in 1865. Show More Summary

Record-breaking drought in California

The drought in California last week hit historic proportions when California Governor Jerry Brown ordered cities and towns to cut water use by 25 percent in an unprecedented mandate. The Sierra Nevada mountains recorded the lowest amount of snow ever, leading to the mandatory water restrictions. Show More Summary

Attack in Kenya

In the deadliest attack in Kenya since 1998, 147 people were killed in a horrifying rampage at Garissa University. On the day after, grieving familes waited for the remains of the victims, as many Kenyans denounced the terror. -- ByShow More Summary

Globe photos of the month, March 2015

Here’s a look at just some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month including a local group’s trip to Selma, Ala., the dedication of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, the St. Patrick’s Day...Show More Summary

Radioactive Fukushima

Many residents of Okuma, a village near the stricken Fukushima Daiichi plant, are angry about government plans to dump some 30 million tons of radioactive debris raked up after the March 2011 nuclear disaster in a sprawling waste complex on their doorstep. Show More Summary

Crisis in Yemen

Since the horrific attack on Shi’ite mosques last week, Yemen has been tumbling into chaos. Militants of the Islamic State claimed responsibility, intensifying conflict with the rebel Houthi group that continues to gain control of parts of the country. Show More Summary

Mascots bring the spirit

With the NCAA March Madness Tournament underway, the mascots are out in force to bring good luck to their teams. Here are some of them, and other mascots representing their team or organization. -- By Lloyd YoungThe mascot of the Duke...Show More Summary

Ceremony fit for a king

Thousands of people lined the streets of Leicester, England, yesterday to view the coffin of King Richard III as it made its way to Leicester Cathedral for three days of public viewing before his remains are reinterred during a service attended by members of the royal family. Show More Summary

Spring scenes

Spring has arrived in the Northern Hemisphere. The vernal equinox is anticipated by many looking forward to warmer temperatures and a welcoming rebirth. In some areas of the world, the signs are more apparent. This year, the first day...Show More Summary

Colors in the Sky

With a severe solar storm raging, the Northern Lights, or aurora borealis, could be seen from the island of Nantucket this week. The phenomenon, usually visible only much farther north, takes place when gaseous particles in the Earth’s...Show More Summary

Seeing white: A historic winter

With an impressive 108.6 inches of snow, Boston made history with its snowiest winter on record. Here is a look at how photographers captured the striking ways that this massive amount of snow changed the landscape in the region for months. Piles of snow along the streets of Squantum frame the city of Boston across Dorchester Bay. ( Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff)

Children of war

The United Nations children’s agency reported this week that 14 million children in Syria and Iraq are in crisis due to war. The number of children needing aid has greatly increased from the previous year and there are fears that living with the severe violence will permanently scar the young generation. Show More Summary

Hitting the Slopes

It seems, with the current snowpack in New England, skiers will be able to “Arc ‘em or park ‘em” until May this year. Here’s a look at some of those competing in or enjoying the winter sport since the beginning of the year. -- By Lloyd YoungA skier heads down a slope on Seegrube mountain above the western Austrian city of Innsbruck on March 10. (Dominic Ebenbichler/Reuters)

Journey to Selma

A contingent from Boston, including students from the University of Massachusetts Boston, made their way to Selma, Ala., on a 25-hour bus ride to retrace the steps of those who marched over the Edmund Pettus Bridge 50 years ago for civil rights with the Rev. Show More Summary

Holi Celebrations 2015

Holi is a festival that marks events in Hindu mythology and provides photographers with a colorful visual feast. It celebrates the beginning of spring, and falls on the last full moon day of the lunar month Phalguna, which was on March 6 this year. Show More Summary

Globe photos of the month, February 2015

A screech owl was treated at the New England Wildlife Center in Weymouth for a wing fractured in Abington during a snowstorm. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)

A family welcomes a baby boy, birthed at home

Home births aren’t for everyone. But for Ashley Bennett, having her second child at home in Medford was an opportunity to be encouraged and supported at a time when she, and many women, feel at their most vulnerable. The birth plan gave...Show More Summary

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