Controversial taxi tycoon pleads guilty

Edward Tutunjian signed a plea deal pledging to pay more than $2 million in fines and could face prison time.

// More than 500 passengers evacuated in ship fire

The fire erupted in the engine room and is spreading to the rest of the ship, which is near Puerto Rico.

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Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

Your Mass. paychecks aren?t just big, they stretch

Are we really better off, or does the high cost of living erode all the benefit of our nation-leading wages?

// Pilots steer clear: Obamas? Vineyard stay means you can?t fly here

A plane was intercepted after flying into restricted airspace near Martha?s Vineyard, where President Obama and his family are vacationing.

// Blue laws won?t hold Amazon back in Mass.

Amazon, which is set to open a distribution center in the state, has found a way around laws that still bind brick-and-mortar retailers.

Dorchester MA 6/10/16 Mayor Marty Walsh giving a speech about his youth to future graduates at the Jeremiah Burke High School graduation ceremony on Friday June 10, 2016. (Photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: reporter:

Globe staff photo illustration

City Hall is always above average ? if you ask City Hall

Since the Walsh administration launched CityScore in January, the data point has reported an exceptional performance by City Hall.

State Democratic Party opposes charter school expansion

At a committee meeting, the party voted overwhelmingly for a resolution that is harshly critical of the charter-school movement.

// Lifting charter school cap would burden city?s finances, Walsh says

The Boston mayor voiced his opposition once again to expanding charter schools.

// Man dies after being stabbed in E. Boston

The man, who was in his 20s, was involved in an altercation on Paris Street.

Fugitive accused of raping two boys held on $1m cash bail

The former Dorchester man was arrested in North Carolina after 23 years on the run.

Woman allegedly stashes 9 lobsters in baby carriage

The woman allegedly hid the live crustaceans in a compartment of the stroller she was using to push her young child.

Perspective | Globe Magazine

// I?m 36 and not on Facebook. You probably shouldn?t be either.

I don?t claim to be above technology, but social media takes away more than it gives.

Nina Bagby, 1, who had an elevated lead level, hangs out in the kitchen of her family?s home with her dad close by.

Pat Greenhouse/Globe staff


The state?s battle with lead paint is far from won

One family?s struggle shows how Massachusetts? war with poisonous paint is not over.

Full Olympics coverage

// Brazil court tells US swimmers Ryan Lochte, James Feigen to stay put

A Brazilian judge ordered the passports of the American swimmers to be seized as authorities investigate their claim that they were robbed.

// Abbey D?Agostino won?t be able to run in 5,000 final

The Topsfield runner being praised for her sportsmanship suffered a season-ending knee injury.

Shira Springer | Postcards from Rio

// Escaping the Olympic bubble

Three boys playing marbles on the sidewalk offer a glimpse of the ?real Rio.?


// False starts shouldn?t mean the end your Olympic dream

Runners and swimmers get disqualified for their first false start ? surely too harsh a measure.

// How does $55,000 sound for a lot on waterfront?

The developer of a $240 million luxury condo building has offered $55,000 for an odd-sized city lot.

Reclaiming a voice with the healing power of music

Well-known maître d? and music lover Tracey Raisis suffered a stroke, and is finding his way back with music therapy.

ground game

// In an unusual election, even Utah could be up for grabs

Utah is the best state to demonstrate the problems besetting Donald Trump?s presidential campaign.

// Donald Trump shakes up campaign leadership amid struggles

The moves sent a signal that the GOP nominee intends to finish this race on his own terms.

Globe Magazine

// Is our fear of insomnia what?s actually keeping us up at night?

You?ve heard we?re in the middle of a sleep deprivation epidemic. But here?s what you should know about that.

Opinion | Stephen Kinzer

// Dangerous dynasties

Political dynasties have a romantic appeal, but not to most people who live under them.

// How some of Boston?s most popular restaurants fared on their latest food safety inspections

This list shows how a group of popular eateries performed during their most recent inspection cycle.

Globe investigations

Private schools, painful secrets

// The unexpected price of reporting abuse: retaliation

The Globe found 15 instances of retaliation at New England private schools against students or employees who raised concerns about sexual abuse by staffers.

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.

The Big Picture

Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates after placing first and the gold medal in the men?s 100m final race the Olympic Stadium.

Lukas Coch/EPA

Golden moments in Rio

More than halfway through the Olympics in Rio, more than 150 gold medals have been awarded. Here are some of the winners.