Baltimore police officer acquitted in Freddie Gray case

Baltimore police officer Edward Nero (center) entered the court house on Monday.

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A judge found Officer Edward Nero not guilty of assault and other charges in the arrest of Freddie Gray, who died after being injured in police custody.

// Expert says Boston water fountain plan may have been flawed from start

The city water commission?s top engineer weighs in on issues with lead levels at several public schools.

// Newton teachers demand full report on graffiti incidents

The union formally requested a complete copy of the independent investigation into anti-Semitic graffiti at Day Middle School.

// Worcester express part of rail schedule changes debuting today

The MBTA has revamped schedules for nine of its 12 commuter rail lines.

// GE announces deals worth more than $1.4b with Saudi Arabia

General Electric, which is moving to Boston, said it made a series of deals as part of Saudi Arabia?s plan to wean itself off crude oil.

David Ortiz appears to be feeding off the energy of the fans in his final season.



David Ortiz is enjoying every minute of his final season

Ortiz is so free of pressure after announcing his retirement this offseason that he?s hitting as good as he ever has.

// Draymond Green says groin kick wasn?t intentional

The Warriors forward could face additional discipline for his contact with the Thunder?s Steven Adams on Sunday.

Syrians gathered in front of a burning car at the site of a suicide blast in Tartus, Syria, on Monday.

Islamic State takes credit for wave of violence in Syria

A series of coordinated blasts in government strongholds have killed more than 80 people and wounded 200 others.

// Energy secretary returns to school

Ernest Moniz, who earned a physics degree from BC in 1966, will deliver the commencement address Monday.

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// Google?s new chat app Allo knows you ? maybe too well

The app seems to be offering assistance where it?s not necessary, and it feels a little invasive.

Oxford MA 5/22/16 State Police Officers at the scene on the boarder of Leicester and Oxford where Jorge Zambrano (cq) who killed Auburn police officer as Ronald Tarentino last night during a routine traffic stop is holed up on Sunday May 22, 2016. (Photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: reporter:

Trooper recovering, vehicle seized in Auburn case

It remains unclear why Jorge Zambrano fatally shot Auburn Police Officer Ronald Tarentino Jr. during a traffic stop.

FILE - APRIL 25, 2016: It was reported that a federal appeals court has ruled Patriots quarterback Tom Brady must serve a 4-game Deflategate suspension. NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 12: New England Patriots' quarterback Tom Brady arrives at federal court to appeal the National Football League's (NFL) decision to suspend him for four games of the 2015 season on August 12, 2015 in New York City. The NFL alleges that Brady knew footballs used in one of last season's games was deflated below league standards, making it easier to handle. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

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Tom Brady?s Deflategate fight is not over yet

In the nick of time, the Patriots quarterback?s legal team says it will file an appeal of his four-game suspension in the ongoing saga of Deflategate.

// Tom Brady attorney says Roger Goodell ignored NFL?s own equipment rules

Theodore Olson also said he may seek a stay of Tom Brady?s suspension if an appeal is not decided before the season.

// Document: Draft of Tom Brady?s Deflategate petition

The Patriots quarterback?s fight is not over yet.

// Harvard endowment chief takes medical leave

A spokesman declined to elaborate on the nature Stephen Blyth?s medical leave of absence, which is effective Monday.

// Supreme Court tosses all-white jury?s death sentence for a black man

The ruling underscores the importance of rules the court laid out in 1986 to prevent racial discrimination in the selection of juries.

// Imagine Mark Cuban as the country?s No. 2

The Mavericks owner said he would listen if either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump, the presumptive nominees, approached him.

ground game

// The simple reason why Trump-Clinton polls tightened

Hillary Clinton may not need to appeal to independent voters as much as she just needs to convince Bernie Sanders supporters to join her.

The Cats in Space Tour hits Boston on May 28.

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Prepare yourself for a glowing sword battle

A huge all-ages melee with light-up swords hits Boston this weekend, thanks to Cats in Space.

Opinion & Ideas


// What?s all this talk about resilience?

Resilience talk is just a little too glib, a little too modish, a little too nonsensical.

Life sciences

STAT, a national publication from Boston Globe Media Partners, covers health, medicine, and life sciences.

Ground Game

Ground Game

// Why party unity is overrated in this election

The rule about candidates getting the entire party to fight for them after a bruising primary might be tossed out of the window.

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.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ?Spotlight?

?Spotlight? is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

Design New England

Design New England

// When inspiration strikes

With their home as canvas, the couple behind KTII Design Group embrace the stylistic power of change.