US suicide rate surges to a 30-year high

Data show increases in every age group except older adults. The rise was particularly steep for women.

// Officer fatally shoots man in Everett

An Everett police officer fatally shot a knife-wielding man at a busy intersection on Thursday afternoon, authorities said.

Lucero Cabral, 16, rehearsed with members of the Hyde Square Task Force Youth Leadership Program outside the Blessed Sacrament Church on Centre Street in Jamaica Plain.

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Could Boston have a Latin Quarter of its own?

A move is gaining steam to rebrand part of Jamaica Plain to honor the Latino community.

// Uber settles cases with concessions

Uber has reached a settlement in a pair of class-action lawsuits in California and Massachusetts.

// Baker sends signals he wouldn?t veto transgender bill

The governor still hasn?t taken a formal stance on legislation that would prohibit discrimination against transgender people in public accommodations.

Capital Source

// Former Ted Kennedy aide will help raise money for GOP

Will Keyser worked for Democrats before joining Governor Baker?s 2014 campaign.

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders addresses the crowd during a rally in Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S., April 21, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson


Why big crowds don?t equal big votes for Bernie Sanders

The Sanders campaign has frequently pointed to his massive crowds as a sign their campaign has momentum.

Shirley Leung

// The winners and losers after Kinder Morgan?s exit

With the most controversial of the energy proposals off the table, here?s who stands to win or lose from the fallout.

Renee Graham

Prince?s iconic, purple reign of genius

To stunned fans, our world will forever feel incomplete without Prince.


// A groundbreaking artist, Prince astonished right to the end

There was never a time, not even a passing moment, that Prince didn?t matter.

// In honor of Prince, Zakim Bridge lights changed to purple

The move comes as Governor Baker?s office said the governor believes Prince?s ?Purple Rain? is one of the best albums of all time.

Fitz and the Tantrums

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Fitz and the Tantrums to headline EarthFest in May

Boston gets an early chance to see the popular LA soul-pop band Fitz and the Tantrums in advance of a highly anticipated new album.

// How to be Darn Tough

A century after the collapse of New England?s textile industry, this factory in the Green Mountain foothills has become one of American manufacturing?s rare success stories.


//[1].jpg Celtics have a lot to prove in Game 3

They need a playoff win not only to stay in this series but to show their rebuilding process is a success.

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// We?re many miles apart, but we can still clean out the closet together

Who besides a sister would have the appetite to help tackle a tedious chore ? by phone no less.

Ground Game


// Clinton, Trump move to friendly states in next week?s primaries

The race for delegates will continue in a week as five states on the East Coast go to the polls.

The Big Picture

Britain?s Queen Elizabeth smiles as she greets well wishers on her 90th birthday during a walkabout in Windsor, west of London on April 21.

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The Big Picture

Queen Elizabeth II turns 90

Britain?s oldest and longest-serving monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, celebrated her 90th birthday on Thursday.