Elizabeth Warren to graduates: embrace the unexpected

Senator Elizabeth Warren addressed graduates at Bridgewater State University on Saturday.

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Warren said her life story is replete with ?mistakes and twists and turns and failures and encouraged the Class of 2016 to embrace who they are.

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The soft-spoken Skarlatos received a standing ovation at the ceremony marking Fisher?s 112th commencement.


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Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg discusses her husband?s death for the first time in a commencement address at the University of California, Berkeley.

Boston and cities such as Somerville and Chelsea have encouraged dense development, especially near T stations. This housing project is being built near JFK/UMass station.

Barry Chin/Globe Staff

Housing boom in Boston isn?t in all suburbs

The surge is intensely concentrated in Boston and a handful of neighboring communities. And much of the new construction is apartments.

Two killed in early morning fire in Northbridge

Officials said two young adults died in the fire, which was reported at about 3:15 a.m.

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A lot of its riders use Uber to get to and from public transit, the company said.

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Andover-Newton says it is ?mindful? of neighbors as it negotiates the sale of its campus.

Hillary Clinton has favored intimate gatherings compared with Donald Trump?s and Bernie Sanders? raucous rallies.

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Are Clinton supporters low on enthusiasm?

Rock concert rallies versus intimate town halls. Adoring groupies versus dutiful voters. Sweeping promises versus targeted proposals.

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A small band of Republicans are actively trying to recruit a candidate for an independent bid against Donald Trump.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/14/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/chin051416RedSoxAstros_spt18.jpg David Ortiz the hero ? twice

David Ortiz drove in Xander Bogaerts with a drive to the triangle in the 11th inning

Mike Trout is earning $15.25 million this season.


Here are 10 teams that could pull off a trade for Mike Trout

Several teams have the prospects, veteran talent, and finances needed to pry to the superstar from the transitioning Angels.

FILE -In this June 12, 2014 file photo, oil pumps and natural gas burn off in Watford City, N.D. Methane emissions will likely be the next big environmental issue to face North Dakota's booming oil industry according to a top official at the state's Department of Health. The Obama administration is finalizing a rule to cut methane emissions from U.S. oil and gas production by nearly half over the next decade. It?s part of an ongoing push by the president to curb climate change. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

Derrick Z. Jackson

With Obama cuts, Mass. should rethink its reliance on natural gas

New White House rules should make state rethink its reliance on natural gas.

Cirque du Soleil brings ?Kurios: Cabinet of Curiosities?? to the big top at Suffolk Downs.

Martin Girard

summer arts preview

Magic beckons from summer stages

From Boston to the Berkshires, from ?Peter and the Starcatcher?? to ?Presto Change-O,?? many of this summer?s theater productions focus on transformation.

On the Block

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What?s available in and near this bustling tech and research center?


You might think Oakes Plimpton would live grandly. You?d be wrong.

This Plimpton, younger brother of ?Paris Review? founder George Plimpton, is more comfortable gardening than cocktailing.

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His daily runs, before most anyone is awake, give Boston Police Commissioner William Evans a keen vantage point of Boston?s neighborhoods.

Ground Game


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/12/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/hassan.jpg The N.H. race that no one is talking about

There are a few reasons why this highly competitive race has flown under the radar.

The Big Picture

Avian adventures

Photographers around the world have been documenting birds during this busy time of year migrating, building, defending and hatching.

Globe investigations

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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.