Kevin Durant chooses Warriors

The prize of the free agent market spent the weekend listening to offers, and announced his decision Monday.

Superintendent Tommy Chang (above) says the group is looking into revising admission policies at Boston Latin School, Latin Academy, and the O?Bryant School of Math and Science.

Boston Latin alumni decry ?secret? talks about requirements

?We urge you to rethink this secret process immediately and allow a broader community conversation? about changing entrnace standards, alumni wrote..

// Charlie Baker?s team getting into gear for 2018

While this year?s state legislative races are a concern, the governor?s gang is more focused on his reelection bid.

// Sourcing ?Team B? where presidential dreams once aplenty

Massachusetts once groomed presidents or at least presidential nominees. This year the state serves as the supply line for understudies.

Peter Carter, father of George Carter, spoke about his son?s death.

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?I was trying to save my son,? grief-stricken dad recalls

Peter Carter said he doesn?t know why a pregnant heifer trampled his son, George, while the child was walking her.

// Gloucester shop?s sign touting ammo sales under fire

Some neighbors say they?re uncomfortable after the shop recently posted a ?WE SELL AMMO? banner out front.

Another gator caper in Lowell

In a repeat of an incident from 2012, a reptile was found wandering the city?s streets on Sunday.

// Attempt to free stuck boat turns into a tragedy

Jesse Loubier dove into the water in Quincy to untangle a mooring line and instead became trapped underwater, officials said.

NBA free agency

Kevin Durant is entering his 10th season in the NBA.

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It?s decision day for Kevin Durant. Will he come here?

The much-pursued seven-time All-Star met Saturday with Celtics officials (and Tom Brady).

// On the edge of the city, a transformation

A nondescript stretch of Brighton wants to join other outer parcels that have become big draws for Boston companies and workers.

Fourth of July

7/4/16 - Boston, MA - Esplanade - Hatch Shell - Revelers raced to secure spots in front of the Hatch Shell after clearning securtiy on Monday morning, July 4, 2016. Thousands of people lined up starting before dawn to gain prime seats near the Hatch Shell to watch the Boston Pops concert later in the evening on July 4, 2016. Gates officialy opened just after 9:00 am. Topic: 05esplanade. Photo by Dina Rudick/Globe Staff

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Crowds already gathering for today?s Esplanade events

Thousands were lined up when gates opened at 9 a.m. to let in revelers who raced to secure prime lawn spots for the day?s festivities.

// Nick Jonas, Demi Lovato please Boston crowd with hits

The event Sunday night was billed as a rehearsal for the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular concert and fireworks show slated for Monday.

// Behind Boston?s Fourth of July broadcast, he is the conductor

If Glenn Weiss does his job correctly, no one watching the celebrated event on television will notice him.

// What?s open, closed on Fourth of July

Here?s a rundown of what?s open and closed on Independence Day.

Famed trial lawyer F. Lee Bailey in his Yarmouth, Maine, office.

F. Lee Bailey?s tough times

The famed lawyer owes the IRS $5.2 million. He?s filed for bankruptcy.

Thatcher Kezer, who oversees the former Fort Devens, says its streets are well suited to testing autonomous vehicles.

Hoping self-driving cars don?t leave Mass. on side of the road

The state is home to a world-class robotics industry, but testing of the cars isn?t allowed on its streets.

The Harvard Shooting Team at the ACUI Collegiate Clay Target Championships in San Antonio last April.

Andrea Winters

Gun industry lobbying group has funded 100 college shooting clubs

Located just six miles from the Sandy Hook massacre site, the non-profit lobbies against gun restrictions, increasing its efforts post-Orlando.

// How a Worcester horseshoe company stays in the game

St. Pierre Manufacturing Corp. is the last mass producer of horseshoes in the US, putting out thousands per year.

Opinon | Sharon McNally and Jack Connors

// A haven from racism for our inner-city youth

Camp Harbor View on Long Island promotes a culture of inclusiveness.

// Their mission to save the lives of others

Martha and Ivan Warmuth, whose daughter was struck and killed by a duck boat, believe her death was preventable.

// Taking a vacation? Your co-workers will manage just fine.

Certainly, our contributions at work are valuable. But why don?t we apply the same thinking to our families?

Opinion & Ideas


// Elie Wiesel calls us to pursue justice

Wiesel changed the way we think about human rights and the way we understand our responsibility to each other.

Globe investigations

Families in fear

The state?s plan to close psychiatric hospitals has had unintended consequences.

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.