Former students call for inquiry into assault claims

Former students of Newton?s Fessenden School demanded a federal probe into alleged sexual assaults by staffers in the 1960s and ?70s.

// Assailant in Germany attack ?expressed political motivations?

A man was killed and several people were injured, police said.

Donald Trump spoke in Spokane, Wash., on Saturday.

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Some in GOP eye third-party bid against Donald Trump

A smattering of conservatives hope someone, anyone, will step forward to stymie Trump.


// A state budget that makes life worse for poor kids

If the road to hell is paved with good intentions, a lot of children are going to find themselves in hellish positions.

// Catholic school, gay man settle discrimination lawsuit

Matthew Barrett lost a job offer from Fontbonne Academy when administrators learned he was gay.

Prouty Garden at Boston Children?s Hospital is considered a tranquil green space.

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Contentious Children?s Hospital expansion gets judge?s OK

The judge also ruled that Prouty Garden?s supporters have a right to continue pressing their case in court.

// Harvard women rally against single-gender clubs policy

Female students said a policy to discourage such groups would affect sororities and other women?s groups.

Man charmed older partners, then robbed them, DA says

Riccardo D?Orsainville fooled at least three men into thinking he was of aristocratic stock before drugging and stealing from them, authorities allege.

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The drive to succeed

Michelle Cully started running her courier business out of her parents? laundry room. Since then, her company has grown into a multi-million dollar success, with no signs of stopping.

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As part of the Green Line extension, Lechmere station in East Cambridge would be relocated across the street.

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Green Line extension still alive, for now

Officials could still cancel the scaled-down $2.3 billion project if the state runs into trouble financing it.


// Red Sox enjoy highest-scoring game of season

Boston batted around in the fourth inning, and Jackie Bradley Jr. added a sixth-inning grand slam.

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// Can computers call ?em better than the umps?

A controversial call against David Ortiz on Friday renewed the discussion about automating balls-and-strikes calls.

Lisa Genova, author of ?Still Alice,? which was made into an Oscar-winning movie.

Author Lisa Genova turns scientific fact into fiction

The best-selling author, a neuroscientist, focuses on ALS in her next novel about diseases of the brain.

To achieve true TV freedom ? and real cost savings ? would require a much more thorough reorganization of the market.

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Cutting the cord: How popular is it really?

Cord-cutters are rare beasts, like white rhinos or Beyonce-haters.


Diane Guerrero?s journey back to Boston

At 14, the ?Orange Is the New Black? actress found herself alone in Boston after her parents were deported to Colombia.

// Former Red Sox voice Sean McDonough lands ?Monday Night Football? job

McDonough, a longtime ESPN employee, called Red Sox games from 1988 to 2004.

// Parents still worried about lead in water at city schools

Officials said Monday that children are not in danger after lead was found in water at eight schools.

Antonio M. Freitas.

Deputy charged with smuggling money for ?Codfather?

The Bristol County deputy used his security clearance at Logan to help a New Bedford fishing mogul sneak cash out of the country, officials say.

// Tufts University reopens buildings after car fire, bomb threat

A note making bomb threats was discovered as officials investigated a fire in a car belonging to a staffer.


// Justin Bieber arrives in Boston and causes a stir

The pop star is in town for concerts Tuesday and Wednesday at TD Garden.

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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.

The Big Picture

Unlikely champions

Leicester City won the English Premier League title for the first time in its 132-year history after starting the season as 5,000-1 underdogs.

Globe investigations

// Private schools, painful secrets

More than 200 victims. At least 90 legal claims. At least 67 private schools in New England. This is the story of hundreds of students sexually abused by staffers, and emerging from decades of silence today.