Ruptures in GOP are on view with Trump ascendancy

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves a rally at The Palladium in Carmel, Ind., Monday, May 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

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Republicans declared they would not back Donald Trump even as he became the only candidate remaining in the GOP race.

Donald Trump spoke at Trump Tower in New York on Tuesday.

Ground Game

Who will be Trump?s VP pick?

A Globe analysis of more than 70 former and current elected officials yielded seven people who could join his ticket.

Bernie Sanders spoke to campaign volunteers in Bowling Green, Ky., on Wednesday.

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Sanders won?t stop amid worries he?s hurting Clinton

Bernie Sanders stands virtually no chance because Hillary Clinton?s lead in delegates is too great. But he continues to hammer her.

State assigns monitor to oversee hospitals

Surprise inspections found such prevalent problems that officials decided an onsite monitor was necessary at four psychiatric hospitals.

// After Seattle duck boat fatalities, regulators took tough steps

In Boston, authorities are investigating a duck boat crash that killed 28-year-old woman who was driving a scooter.

16-year-old boy in Rowley is charged with shooting teen

The boy who allegedly shot another teen near a Rowley shopping center over the weekend turned himself in, police said.

// WBZ traffic reporter announces new gender identity

Scott Eck will now be known as Kristen Eck.

Yvonne Abraham

Can Bostonians really drive as slowly as 20 m.p.h.?

It?s one thing to be forced to go slow by circumstances we can?t control, and quite another to be legally required to travel glacially.

CHICAGO, IL - MAY 04: David Ortiz #34 Boston Red Sox celebrates his two-run homer against the Chicago White Sox with Xander Bogaerts #2 during the fifth inning on May 4, 2016 at U. S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)


Buchholz pitches Red Sox to win in Chicago

Clay Buchholz earned his first victory of the season and David Ortiz drove in three runs.

Gisele Bundchen in Havana Tuesday.


Tom Brady in Cuba? Not exactly.

When we heard Wednesday morning that Tom Brady was in Cuba, we thought: Of course he is.

At the John Winthrop Elementary School, volunteer mentor Rob Lyons of Natixis worked Wednesday with student Angel Laboy.

Interested in adopting a school? Businesses might have to wait

Boston officials say they remain hopeful a formal adopt-a-school program will be launched by September.

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// When software doesn?t play fair

The controversy over Amazon same day delivery service skipping black neighborhoods shows how algorithms can generate biased outcomes.


A long goodbye is made a little less lonely

At a pediatric hospice facility, aiding family members is as important as caring for patients.

From left: Anthony Mackie, Paul Rudd, Jeremy Renner, Chris Evans, Elizabeth Olsen, and Sebastian Stan in ?Captain America: Civil War.?

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?Captain America: Civil War? is absurd comic-book fun

For a change, a blockbuster behemoth is light on its feet.

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Jewelers Exchange won?t team up with high-rise?s developer

The developer of the 59-story tower had sought to use a provision of the law that would have expedited city approvals.

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Linda Tischler, who wrote an inventive cancer blog, dies at 67

Ms. Tischler chronicled her cancer battle and also wrote for a range of publications, including the Boston Herald and Boston Magazine.