City official arrested on ?union-related extortion? charges

Kenneth Brissette.

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Kenneth Brissette?s indictment stems from the federal investigation into the city?s dealings with Boston Calling.

// Documents: Read the indictment

Kenneth Brissette was indicted for allegedly extorting a company involved in arts productions and arrested on those charges.

// Donald Trump uses word ?rape? when discussing Bill Clinton

Trump was answering questions about a story by The New York Times involving his relationships with women when he turned his attention to Bill Clinton.

// Golfer Phil Mickelson named in insider trading complaint

The SEC says a gambler named William Walters received tips and business information about Dean Foods Co.

// Fallen Benjamin Franklin statue moved to undergo repairs

The statue had tumbled from its perch on School Street Sunday.

State foresees modest growth in Boston charter school seats next year

About 57,000 seats will be available for the creation or expansion of charter schools, including 225 in Boston.

//,location_biz1-4511.jpg Three finalists named for leader?s post at Boston Public Library

A new president will be chosen by the board of trustees on Saturday.

Connections | Globe Magazine

// Will I love my next child as much as my first?

A co-worker provided the best answer to that question, as I awaited the birth of my second baby.

Training at Logan to generate fire, smoke

The training is expected to end at 1 p.m.

EgyptAir plane made abrupt turns before crash

A police canine patrol stood guard at Charles de Gaulle airport.

Christian Hartmann/REUTERS

The possibility the incident was a terror attack ??is higher than the possibility of having a technical failure,? an Egyptian official said.

// The latest on EgyptAir Flight 804

The US Navy said it is sending a P-3 Orion to help in the search for the jetliner.

// Photos: EgyptAir Flight 804 crashes

International officials are investigating the crash of an EgyptAir flight that was headed to Cairo from Paris early Thursday.

// Unlawful possession of black sea bass nets arrest

The season for catching the fish species is closed.

// Sav-Mor challenges McDonald?s to an ?Egg Muffin? duel

The Somerville liquor store posted a humorous sign poking fun at the restaurant chain?s own advertisement.

KANSAS CITY, MO - MAY 18: David Price #24 of the Boston Red Sox throws in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals during the second game of a doubleheader at Kauffman Stadium on May 18, 2016 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

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David Price is trying something new, and it seems to be working

The lefthander turned in his second straight quality start for the Red Sox thanks in part to an interesting adjustment.

// BC?s plan will harm smaller sports, supporters say

A $200 million construction project reduces resources for the swimming and diving, tennis, and fencing teams.

Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

// 3 things venture capital should do to bring more women into the business

The venture capital industry?s numbers on female investors don?t seem to be heading in the right direction.

? ? ? ½ | Movie Review

// In ?Love & Friendship,? Jane Austen powers are on display

Whit Stillman?s new film is based on an early, lesser-known novella by Austen, and it shines.

Ground Game

ground game

// The daily battle of pomp vs. wonk begins

If the news cycles focus on personality, Donald Trump has an advantage. If they are on policy, Hillary Clinton will have the upper hand.

The Big Picture


Balance (Defined)

One in an occasional series exploring the definitions of words via photography.

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.

Nation & World

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