Celtics finish off Bulls in six games

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Top-seeded Boston rolled to its fourth straight win and moved on to the Eastern semifinals against the Wizards.

// Following two trades, Patriots draft DE Derek Rivers, OL Antonio Garcia

New England made trades with Tennessee and Detroit to land Rivers at 83 and Garcia at 85.

Red Sox 5, Cubs 4

// Sox stave off Cubs to defeat reigning World Series champs

The Cubs rallied from a 5-2 deficit to pull within one run, but Craig Kimbrel struck out the side in the ninth.


// Theo Epstein returns as leader of the freed worlds

The Cubs GM will always be a hometown hero in Boston.

The Trump administration

US President Donald Trump waves from Air Force One as he departed Atlanta on Friday.


What Donald Trump learned in his first 100 days

Donald Trump and his team learned in their first 100 days an obvious lesson that they mocked on the campaign trail: They can?t do it alone.

This quarter?s GDP slump was partly driven by a big drop-off in car purchases.

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Oof, that?s a bad GDP number

US economic growth slowed to 0.7 percent in the first quarter.

// Trump to NRA: 'You have a true friend' in White House

President Trump declared to the crowd: ??The eight-year assault on your Second Amendment freedoms has come to a crashing end.??

// Netflix?s ?13 Reasons Why? has gone viral. So has alarm over its depiction of suicide

School administrators are sending e-mails to parents alerting them to the series and offering talking points for discussing it with students.

Spotlight Follow-up

// AG urged to review lawyers? donations

Regulators told Attorney General Maura Healey they have evidence the law firm and its attorneys broke multiple laws.

City Hall parking garage attendant Jimmy Donnelly looks over the parking garage where he worked.

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His City Hall job has a lot to recommend it

Jimmy Donnelly is a Southie guy who has never wanted anything more than to work for his city.

N. Korea fails in missile test-fire near its capital

North Korea test-fired a mid-range ballistic missile from the western part of its country Saturday, but the launch apparently failed.

// Seabrook plant protest legacy debated

Decades ago, Renny Cushing led hundreds of protesters through the front gates of perhaps the nation?s most controversial construction site.

// Congress averts a government shutdown, for now

The House and Senate easily approved a one-week spending bill to avert a partial government shutdown at midnight.

// Six places Bob Kraft has tried ? and failed ? to build a soccer stadium

This week?s setback at UMass Boston is just the latest in the quest to find a new home for the New England Revolution.


// Two Choate trustees resign amid fallout from sexual abuse report

Two former headmasters of Choate Rosemary Hall have resigned as Life Trustees of the elite Connecticut boarding school.

// Boston College cries foul after footage is used in video by House Speaker Paul Ryan

House Speaker Paul Ryan may need to put his plans for fixing the tax code aside, and instead brush up on his copyright law.

// Can a congressman use campaign funds to give you free T rides?

Most likely. So go ahead and ride the Fairmount Line for free from May 8 to 21.

Trump Today

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Welcome to Trump Today, a one-stop entry point for the latest news on the 45th president of the United States.

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// The first 100 days of Obama?s third term

Most of Obama?s policies remain firmly entrenched under his successor.

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Summer of ?67

// The summer that changed Boston

The nation was splintering, and Boston wasn?t immune. But something was happening here.


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// Advice on taking real estate photos from a Pulitzer-winning photographer

In America, everyone who has a cellphone thinks they are a professional photographer. They are not.


// 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.


// To learn to care for the elderly, students move into a retirement home

Students training for careers in gerontology say living in a retirement home is invaluable.