Defense rests in Aaron Hernandez murder trial

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez looked at defense attorney Linda Kenney Baden Wednesday.

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The former New England Patriot is accused of murdering two men in the South End in 2012.

President Donald Trump and King Abdullah II of Jordan.

?I now have responsibility,? Trump says of Syria

President Trump called the Syrian gas attack a ??horrible thing, unspeakable?? and said, ??it?s a terrible affront to humanity.??

// Trump defends Bill O?Reilly in wake of sexual harassment claims

?Personally, I think he shouldn?t have settled,? President Trump said of the embattled Fox News host.

// ?We missed the mark,? Pepsi says of widely mocked protest ad

The beverage company said it was ?trying to project a global message of unity, peace and understanding,? but ?clearly we missed the mark.?

Michael A. Cohen

// Trump promised to drain the swamp. How?s that going?

Trump vowed to fight for American workers and bring back jobs. But it?s clear that his promises were just talk.

// Here?s how the Senate?s ?nuclear option? works

Neil Gorsuch will likely be confirmed as the new Supreme Court justice Friday, even though Republicans lack the votes to overcome a filibuster.

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// What the meeting between Blackwater founder, Putin ally means for Trump

Just when it seemed that the web of potential ties between President Trump and Russia couldn?t get any more tangled, Erik Prince entered.

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A thirteen-year-old boy lives every day with multiple complex medical conditions. But during his sessions with a Berklee student, his life is brightened through song.

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Firefighters were sworn in after graduating from the Boston Firefighting Academy.

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Boston?s newest crop of firefighters is made up entirely of veterans

Many of the veterans who graduated from the Boston Fire Academy had seen combat overseas.

// Thousands of current Uber, Lyft drivers fail new background checks

The state said 8,206 drivers out of 70,789 were rejected for infractions ranging from violent crimes and sexual offenses to suspended licenses.

// Lawyer in Dunkin? butter case: $90k payout ?not actually profitable?

An attorney explained why a settlement paying $90,000 to lawyers, but just $500 to the man who brought the lawsuit, is not unfair.

// Former Mass. House speaker Finneran must lose pension, SJC rules

The state?s highest court says former House speaker Thomas Finneran must forfeit his state pension.

//[1].jpg Quadruplet brothers accepted to both Harvard and Yale

The Wade brothers have all been admitted at some of the nation?s top universities, including each of them to both Yale and Harvard.


Boston MA 3/1/17 Cleveland Cavaliers LeBron James questions a refree's call against the Boston Celtics during first quarter action at TD Garden. (Photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: Celtics pics reporter: Adam Himmelsbach

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Cavaliers at Celtics, 8 p.m. (ESPN, CSN)

Here?s how the Celtics could end up with the No. 1 seed

After tonight?s game with the Cavaliers, both teams will have just four games remaining.

Dave Epstein

// The wet weather isn?t letting up anytime soon

When will this rainy stretch end?

// It?s the last day to vote for the Munch Madness winner

One of these two restaurants will be crowned the best restaurant in Boston. Vote now for your favorite.

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Love Letters

// My boyfriend never told me he had a wife who died

He won?t talk about what happened. What else is he hiding?

Trump Today

// Will the Mar-a-Lago summit be marred by N. Korea?

North Korea fired a powerful ballistic missile into its eastern waters, raising worries on the eve of a summit between President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Opinion & Ideas


// Bannon never belonged on the National Security Council

Stephen Bannon was a worrisome presence on a panel composed of serious people who deal with complex subjects.


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Our weekly digest on buying, selling, and design, with expert advice and insider neighborhood knowledge.

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// After a deadly fire, a small town?s trauma remains

When the call went out, none of the Warwick volunteers could have imagined what they?d find.


// Documenting Hate: Submit an incident you know about

If you have been a victim or witnessed a hate incident, share your information here so we can investigate.


// How does the hospice community overcome African-American distrust?

Medical researchers working to unpack the issue view minority access to hospice care as a matter of social justice.