EgyptAir says jetliner has disappeared

Flight MS804 was traveling from Paris to Cairo when it disappeared from radar, EgyptAir said.

Top Mass. GOP donors are holding back on Trump

Of the state?s top Republican donors, only one ? auto tycoon Ernie Boch Jr. ? is publicly supportive of Donald Trump.

Former Republican governor William F. Weld.

Weld is set to join Libertarian ticket as VP candidate

The former Republican governor of Mass. and former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson are expected to announce a partnership.

Mass. Senate receives subpoena in Joyce probe

The subpoena marks the first time the State House has been drawn into the federal probe of Senator Brian Joyce.

Lawmakers give millionaires? tax overwhelming endorsement

The proposed constitutional amendment needed just 50 votes to move forward. Lawmakers endorsed it by a vote of 135-57.

Students on the campus of UMass Amherst.


UMass criticized for too many out-of-state students

The university system has increased selectivity and recruiting outside Mass., making it unattainable for locals, a conservative group says.

// Man pleads not guilty in crash that killed trooper

Prosecutors said David Njuguna was in an ?impaired state? before the Charlton crash that killed Trooper Thomas Clardy in March.

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// A plus and a minus for Mass. State Police

In recent days, two state troopers have provided vivid examples, one in each direction, of what integrity is.

// Milford man loses wife, newborn daughter, sister within days

Friends are raising money for a Milford man after his wife, newborn daughter, and sister all died within days of each other.

Lexington man killed while rafting remembered as a ?rock? of a man

Michael Arena was a married father of two sons who worked for a Newton technology company.


New research shows being busy is good for your brain

Time to stop humblebragging about your overly packed schedule.

Aubry Bracco.

Cambridge?s Aubry Bracco comes up short on ?Survivor?

New Jersey bartender Michele Fitzgerald beat Bracco for the $1 million prize on CBS?s ?Survivor? Wednesday night.


// So who are the Celtics going to pick?

The Celtics hold the third pick in the NBA Draft, and they appear to have plenty of options.

// Bostonians ranked fifth rudest drivers in the US

It?s no surprise: Our honking, speeding, and swerving have earned us a reputation around the country.

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// When the billboard has a brain

New billboards are using cellphone information to target ads for groups of consumers.

ROYALS, 3-2; RED SOX, 5-2

// Red Sox win nightcap to earn doubleheader split

David Price pitched 7? innings to improve to 6-1.

// Boston arts leaders say: Show them the money

Arts leaders are worried that without a dedicated funding source, the city?s cultural master plan may have little impact.

Water-repellent spray wears off in six to eight weeks, allowing poems to become visible when it rains.

Where are Boston?s invisible poems?

The art installation ?Raining Poetry? makes a splash by uncovering hidden verses.

?The Nice Guys? stars Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe as a mismatched pair on the trail of a missing person in 1977 Los Angeles.

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Sleaze and slapstick aplenty in ?The Nice Guys?

Featuring Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe, ?The Nice Guys? plays like a coarser, brawnier retread of 2005?s ?Kiss Kiss Bang Bang.?

A rendering of the proposed Kendall Square project.

Will Kendall Square finally feel like a real neighborhood?

More apartment and office buildings, independent retailers, and even a grocery store could soon be coming to the area.

Vehicles and pedestrians made their way down Newbury Street in 2015.

Would closing Newbury Street to cars be a good idea?

City officials are looking into closing streets to vehicles on certain times at ?several locations.?

In the later part of Ms. Neuman?s career, she served in leadership roles for Administrators in Medicine, an organization for state medical and osteopathic board executives.


Barbara Neuman, 62; was passionate about protecting patients

Ms. Neuman helped found the DocFinder website, which lets patients across the country look up the backgrounds of physicians.

Ground Game

ground game

// Drama inside and out at the conventions

There won?t be a lot of party unity for either the Republicans or the Democrats.

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.