Trump looks ahead to possible VP picks

Once dismissed as a fringe contender, Donald Trump now is all but certain to lead the Republican Party into the fall presidential campaign.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

// Can Trump win the presidency?

Winning the Republican nomination ? which Donald Trump has all but secured ? and winning the presidency are two different things.


// Endorse, Warren, endorse

If Elizabeth Warren cares about her party, she has to pick either Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders now.

Ground Game

// Here?s why #NeverTrump crashed and burned

Interviews with GOP strategists who opposed Trump give a few reasons why their combined efforts came up (far) short.

// WBZ traffic reporter changes gender

Scott Eck will now be known as Kristen Eck.

// Pig attack leaves two of farmer?s major arteries punctured

Jose Hernandez?s condition has stabilized after he lost a lot of blood in the Townsend incident, his wife said.

// State chemist was high on the job for years, report says

The chemist used drugs at work almost every day for eight years, actions that jeopardize cases, investigators said.

Fired employee kills co-worker, self at Texas company

At least one other person was injured in the attack at the Knight Transportation office in Katy, about 20 miles west of Houston.

// Wildfire prompts Canadian city?s evacuation

More than 80,000 residents were ordered to flee as flames moved into the oil sands city of Fort McMurray, Alberta.

// Rents surge 14 percent. Or is it 7 percent? Or 4 percent?

There are a lot of sources on the rise in rents across the country, and they don?t measure the same thing.

illustration by nate williams for the boston globe

Summer Travel | Globe Magazine

New England?s best summer festivals for food and drink

These six seasonal events are worth raising a glass to.

Summer Travel | Globe Magazine

// Top-notch whiskey, world-class horses in Lexington, Ky.

Distillery, racetrack, and stud farm tours (say hello to American Pharoah) make for a one-of-a-kind getaway.

// This JetBlue ad will make you rethink flying with babies

The new ad, which was developed by Boston firm MullenLowe, turns the tray tables on passengers and baby-toting parents.

// Do you get ?air rage? walking through first class?

A new study found that walking through first class makes economy passengers more likely to cause a ruckus on their flight.

// Comedian Patton Oswalt remembers wife in touching essay

Oswalt?s wife, crime writer Michelle McNamara, unexpectedly died nearly two weeks ago.

// Prince died one day before he was to meet addiction doctor, report says

An attorney told a Minn. newspaper the superstar?s representatives had arranged for the musician to meet a doctor.

Connections | Globe Magazine

// Ma?s messages from the afterlife

Otherworldly mischief from a larger-than-life personality.

Al and Linda Ballard own a restaurant in Canon City, Colo.

He just wants out of TripAdvisor, regardless of high marks

Businesses are finding that if they don?t want to be part of online rating companies like TripAdvisor, they?re out of luck.

// Your new best friend is just a click away

Cats and dogs at the MSPCA?s Boston shelter can be seen from anywhere, anytime.

Opinion & Ideas


// Go out and defeat the demagogues

In this year?s presidential election, we?ve seen more demagoguery from both parties than I can remember in my lifetime.

Ground Game

ground game

// The question that makes Cruz and Kasich squirm

Would Ted Cruz and John Kasich support the Republican presidential nominee, even if it?s Donald Trump?

The Big Picture

Globe photos of the month, April 2016

A look at some of the best images taken by Boston Globe photographers last month.