BMC to offer gender reassignment surgery

Boston Medical Center.


The hospital said more than 100 patients have already signed on to a waiting list to be evaluated ? before the program has even been publicized.

SJC rules Mass. failed to issue proper regulations to cut emissions

Environmental advocates hailed the decision by the state?s high court?s as a landmark.

The presidential primary in Kentucky between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders was too close to call.


Clinton claims victory in tight Ky. race; Sanders, Trump win Ore.

Bernie Sanders vowed to soldier on as Hillary Clinton sought to blunt his momentum ahead of her likely matchup against Donald Trump.

// Clinton discloses millions in book royalties, speaking fees

In 2015, Hillary Clinton earned more than $5 million in royalties from her book ?Hard Choices? and about $1.5 million in speaking fees.

// Some Sanders fans would rather back Trump than Clinton

?Hillary has proven that she can?t be trusted,? one Bernie Sanders supporter said. ?Trump is a roll of the dice. I would prefer to roll the dice.?

Former Republican governor William F. Weld.

Weld considering run for VP on Libertarian ticket

Former Republican governor William Weld is seriously considering bolting to the Libertarian Party as its vice presidential candidate.

shirley leung

// Advice to WHDH: Take your fight with Comcast to the FCC

Instead of renewing its WHDH contract, which expires at the end of 2016, Comcast will launch its own station called NBC Boston.

// Overtime protections extended to 4.2 m workers

More than 4 million workers will be eligible to earn overtime pay under new regulations announced Tuesday by the US Department of Labor.

Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (right) shook hands with 76ers coach Brett Brown as Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak looked on after Philadelphia was awarded the top pick.

Julie Jacobson/Associated Press


Celtics need to move forth and deal the third pick

Their path to a title is through trades and free agency.

Boston Celtics President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge pauses while answering a reporter's question at the baskeball team's training facility in Waltham, Mass., Tuesday, May 17, 2016. The team was awarded the third NBA draft pick in the lottery. The Celtics have never won the first pick in the draft. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)


Next up for Celtics: Narrow their choices

The team must settle on a player if it opts to keep the No. 3 pick, or determine what it could bring in return.

Dikembe Mutombo.

Did Dikembe Mutombo know something we didn?t?

The former NBA player congratulated the 76ers on getting the top draft pick four hours before the lottery drawing.

Who will the 76ers pick No. 1 overall: Ben Simmons or Brandon Ingram?

Now that the 76ers have been awarded the No. 1 overall pick via Tuesday night?s NBA Draft Lottery, they have a decision to make.


Travis Shaw proves he belongs with Red Sox

The third baseman had three hits, including a three-run home run in the loss to the Royals.

Rick Blood comes from a long line of butchers. He posed for a portrait at his family?s slaughter-house, Blood Farm in West Groton.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

Butcher jobs are getting harder and harder to fill

There are just 40 slaughterhouse butchers in Massachusetts, down 82 percent since 2012.

Boston is among the most expensive cities in which to rent a two-bedroom apartment, according to a new report.

Want a 2-bed in Boston? You?ll need to make $58 per hour, report says

Boston is among the most expensive cities in which to rent a two-bedroom apartment, according to a new report.

LeBron James dunk reminds Patriots fans: Life isn?t always fair.

A dunk by the Cleveland Cavaliers star that appears to show an underinflated basketball was applauded, not condemned.

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski tried his hand at ballet in a new video.

Does Gronk do ballet? Yes ? with a little help

The Patriots tight end can help win championships, but he faces a new challenge when he?s asked to learn ballet.

Foxborough-5/17/16- Patriots defensive lineman Markus Kuhn on the field spoke with reporters. Boston Globe staff Photo by John Tlumacki (sports)

Patriots Notebook

New Patriot Markus Kuhn wants to run with this opportunity

The former Giant, who recovered a Tom Brady fumble last season, gives New England two German-born players on their roster.

Ground Game

ground game

// Why the Ky. Democratic primary matters (sort of)

In terms of perception, Tuesday?s primary in the Bluegrass State has suddenly emerged as an important contest.

The Big Picture

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The big picture

Shanghai?s nail neighborhood

In a corner of Shanghai, surrounded by a cement wall, lies one of the world?s most valuable fields of debris and garbage.

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.