Carter found guilty in texting suicide case

Michelle Carter was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the suicide of her boyfriend, Conrad Roy.


// Three little words sunk Michelle Carter

Judge Lawrence Moniz?s decision, followed nationally if not internationally, had all the drama of the climax of a ripped-from-the-headlines television show.


// Carter verdict revolved around ?words [that] can kill?

Judge Lawrence Moniz cited what Michelle Carter told Conrad Roy III on the phone at the critical moment, after he had stepped out of the truck.

Sail Boston

The tall ship Eagle arrived in Boston.

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The 10 tall ships you can?t miss

Sailors love their lore, and every ship has a story to tell. Here are the 10magnificent vessels that you?d regret missing out on.

// For businesses, it?s all hands on deck for tall ships

Seaport merchants are gearing up for a flood of customers over the weekend.

// Here?s a full list of Sail Boston?s six days of free events

Sail Boston?s main event ? the Grand Parade of Sail on Saturday ? is only a piece of the six-day celebration.

At least one drone will hover over Castle Island during Sail Boston, and others near the event will be under the control of law enforcement.

State Police plan to use drones for Sail Boston security

Only law enforcement officials will be allowed to fly drones over the celebration.

// Take that necktie off, and bury it

Once viewed as the centerpiece of the American businessman uniform for men, the tie today seems to be going the way of the cufflink.

// The ultimate summer reading list

?Tis the season for sun and sand, lobster and leisure, barbecues and books. Especially books.

Cooking | Magazine

// Recipes: Sandwiches to wow Dad this Father?s Day

With sausages or cutlets providing heft and savory sauces amping up the flavor, these concoctions make for a mouthwatering meal.


// Finally, we know when Lorde is performing in Boston

It?s not soon, but we can wait.

Nestor Ramos

// Amazon + Whole Foods = Whole World? Hardly

It?s a match made in upper-middle-class heaven.

// Knives are out for theaters that bear the name ?Shakespeare?

Around the country, companies are getting heated messages about ?Julius Caesar? ? even though it?s not their production.

// Doctor says Scalise's vital signs stable

Doctors say Rep. Steve Scalise remains in critical condition at a Washington hospital but is improving.

The Trump presidency


On a day Trump could have been celebrating, he took to Twitter in anger

The timing of President Trump?s tweets was odd for several reasons.

President Donald Trump.

Lynne Sladky/Associated Press


Mired in scandal, Trump governs like he?s president of the 35 percent

In his time of need, the president is lavishing his time and attention on shoring up support among those who already like him.

Ground Game

// Trump?s Cuba policy reversal might be a big deal, just not big news

It?s not a question about media bias, but more of a recognition of just how much news there has been this week.

// Moulton denounces Trump plan to increase troops in Afghanistan

Seth Moulton, a member of the House Armed Services Committee and an Iraq War veteran, blasted the administration?s reported decision.

// Marblehead brothers win 750-mile boat race to Alaska

The race has been likened to the Iditarod, but on the open seas.

// When it comes to competitive eating, it?s all about technique

Here?s a breakdown of what eating piles of hot dogs does to your body ? and how some professional eaters accomplish the feat.

Confidential tips

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Opinion & Ideas


// No winners in Trump?s reversal of US Cuba policy

Whatever Trump?s plans, the train bringing a new era to Cuba long ago left the station.

Special reports

//[1].jpg For Arbour hospitals, it?s one problem after another

Arbour Health System hospitals, which serve about 16,000 patients annually, were cited again and again in state documents reviewed by the Globe.


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// 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.


// The most expensive House race ever may hinge on health care

Preexisting conditions are a big debate point in the House race between Jon Ossoff and Karen Handel in Georgia.