The government rested its case in the Marathon bombing trial, in dramatic fashion. WGBH's Emily Rooney and Adam Reilly were both in the courtroom.

Is it time to end mandatory minimum sentences in Massachusetts? Former federal Judge Nancy Gertner and former Essex County prosecutor Bill Fallon take up that issue and more. 

Hear the heartfelt tributes to Ted Kennedy at today’s dedication of the Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate, and Jim recounts his personal experience with the man known as the Liberal Lion of the Senate.