Murder shakes neighborhood as suspects face arraignment

Andres Cruz was shot to death in his hardware store on Tremont Street Tuesday afternoon.

An official worked at the scene of a fatal shooting.

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?I am inside the store. I got a man down?: Hear dramatic audio from the scene

Boston police officers were moving through their shift change Tuesday around 4 p.m. when the dispatcher for Area B went on the air with the terrifying call.

Listen to the audio:


The Trump presidency

// Trump election commission, already under fire, holds first meeting

Opponents say the commission already has overstepped so many bounds that it now has to earn people?s trust.


// Centrists like Susan Collins thwarted GOP health plans

Republican moderates dug in hard against the effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

At the Charles River Country Club, men hold all but a half dozen or so of the ?A? memberships.

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Shirley Leung

No women allowed at this country club pub

A $1 million renovation of the Newton club?s men?s locker room includes a single-sex pub complete with food, booze, and a stone fireplace.

// Cohasset man rescued after falling 20 feet into an open well

Twenty-one firefighters from 12 departments worked to free the man.

//[2].jpg Manchester V.A. suffers ?catastrophic? pipe failure

Several floors of the building were flooded following the mechanical failure Wednesday morning.

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Animal rights advocates had relied on a government database to identify dog breeding facilities, research labs, and zoos that had been cited for health and safety violations.


Animal advocates say database?s removal hurts efforts to prevent abuse

Federal officials in February abruptly removed long-public information on health and safety violations from a searchable database online.


//[1].jpg Decades-old quip by Ben Affleck causing him some trouble today

Director Kevin Smith said he recalled Affleck saying that kissing another man is the ?greatest acting challenge an actor can ever face.?

// Bicyclist?s legs ?look a little tired? following 16 stages of the Tour de France

A Polish cyclist posted a photo of his legs on Instagram -- his muscles and veins still bulging after racing for about 1,758 miles.

// Kermit was getting moody and hard to work with, so his puppeteer had to go

Jim Henson?s daughter said puppeteer Steve Whitmire, who was fired in October, ?performed Kermit as a bitter, angry, depressed victim.?

Globe Magazine

// Now available at your local library: guitars, games, and selfie sticks

Cake pans, binoculars, toys, neckties, even guitars are available at libraries, as the institutions become a different kind of public resource.

Foxborough-06/13/2017- The Patriots practiced on their practice fields behind Gillette Stadium. QB Tom Brady walks off he field at the end of practice. John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe(sports)

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Ben Volin | On Football

All these Tom Brady snubs are actually kind of funny

From the ESPYs to various rankings, the Patriots quarterback isn?t getting his due ? plus other pre-training camp thoughts.

// As workouts intensify, a harmful side effect grows more common

After a spin class, one woman was told she had rhabdomyolysis, a rare but life-threatening condition caused by extreme exercise.

// When did taking a dip in the Charles become ?heavenly??

That?s what one woman said after swimming in the river as part of the annual City Splash event.

// Chris Christie makes a great grab in the stands, and then he gets booed

The New Jersey governor heard it from the fans during a Mets game Tuesday at New York?s Citi Field.

// Mormon university instructor fired after Facebook post supporting LGBT rights, she says

Ruthie Robertson, 22, knew her private Facebook post would be controversial among her Mormon friends.


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// Plague chaser: How a wildlife biologist came to hunt ?Black Death? bacteria

In Flagstaff, Ariz., when officials suspect an outbreak of plague, David Wagner takes their call.


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