The pageant of Donald Trump?s dreams

Donald Trump posed with calendar models at the Plaza Hotel in 1993.

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A pin-up calendar competition was one of Trump?s first show business forays. Claims of sexism and lawsuits came next.

// Nantucket cranberry grower dies after falling into mud

Thomas Larrabee was suffering from hypothermia after being stuck chest deep in mud overnight Friday.

Commuter rail trains are delayed because of signal problems

The MBTA said trains were delayed on Sunday morning because of signal problems and because of Amtrak traffic.

Tom Brady wishes Bill Belichick a happy birthday on Facebook

Brady posted a birthday message for his coach on Saturday, which also was the 16th anniversary of when Belichick took a chance in the NFL draft.

// He lost a leg in the bombings and now will run the Boston Marathon

Everyone at Walter Reed wanted to know: When would Patrick Downes start running again?

Kenya?s Dennis Kimetto set the current world marathon record (2:02:57) in Berlin in 2014.

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Is a two-hour marathon time possible?

The course and weather would need to be right, and the record-setter would need other fast runners as pacemakers.

NBA Playoffs: Hawks 102, Celtics 101


Even with a loss in Game 1, Celtics have reasons for hope

The Celtics showed enough in the defeat to think better days are ahead in this series.

// Axl Rose joins AC/DC?s rock ?n? roll train

It?s official: Axl Rose will be joining AC/DC for the rest of its Rock or Bust tour.

epa05264003 Damages after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Ecuadoran northern coastal region, in the town of Pedernales, Ecuador, 17 April 2016. At least 77 people were killed and hundreds injured in an earthquake affecting the Ecuadoran northern coastal region. EPA/JOSE JACOME

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Death toll in Ecuador earthquake rises to at least 233

The 7.8-magnitude quake collapsed buildings and caused damage for hundreds of miles.


// On Verizon picket line, a demand for dignity

?When we started, we were a family,? said a 38-year employee of the company. ?Now? Now we?re just a number.?

Joanne Peterson is founder of Learn to Cope, a support group for families affected by opiod addiction.

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With support, opioid-affected families learning to cope

Joanne Peterson has been the grass-roots face of the fight to stem the epidemic that is killing four people a day in Mass.

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// What is Charlie Baker waiting for?

The governor is now way behind the curve on the pending transgender rights bill.

A to-do list of family entertainment

A bring-the-kids guide to springtime attractions.

// Tough Ruckers walk, run to remember and honor heroes

The Tough Ruckers run, jog, or walk with a rucksack weighing a minimum of 30 pounds to raise funds for a good cause.

Andris Nelsons conducted the 2014 Nobel Prize Concert, which featured soprano Kristine Opolais, his wife.

Half of a musical power couple takes her own big bow

Soprano Kristine Opolais, wife of the BSO?s Andris Nelsons, is breaking through to broader celebrity.

Ground Game

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// Biggest moments in the 9 Democratic debates

The matchup between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in Brooklyn Thursday night may well have been their final one.

The Big Picture

Return to Palmyra

Syrians returned to the destroyed city of Palmyra this week after being forced to flee almost a year ago during intense fighting.