Suffolk DA testifies in discrimination lawsuit

Daniel Conley defended the firing of Christina Corda, a former assistant district attorney.

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A former prosecutor in the office of Daniel Conley is accusing him of paying her less than her male colleagues and then firing her.

Pedestrian killed, UMass Boston official is critically hurt in crash

Daniel Sullivan was killed and Gina Cappello was in critical condition after they were struck by a vehicle while walking in the town of Oxford.

4-month-old boy is reported dead in Chelsea

The infant was found unresponsive by a family member in a Washington Avenue apartment around noon.

Plan to rate teachers based on test scores is under fire

The plan is the centerpiece of the state?s efforts to evaluate the performance of educators.

Lieutenant Brian Doherty (left) and Firefighter Patrick Muse unfurled an American flag in Milton.

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Across Mass., residents honor military members

Memorial Day ceremonies occurred throughout the state today.


// One last battle for a Korean War veteran

Tom Hudner and Jesse Brown were US Navy pilots in the conflict, and Hudner is still honoring the memory of his fallen comrade.

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Taj Boston to be bought by local company

The luxury hotel that overlooks the Public Garden will keep its name, the buyers said.

// ?Bandit? again pulls public artwork from Somerville site

A battle is happening between a local artist and a resident unamused by the eclectic display.

// Cincinnati Zoo director defends decision to kill gorilla

The zoo?s director said the gorilla could have been a danger to the boy in his enclosure, even as people around the world reacted.

Last month the 129-year-old First Spiritualist Church in Springfield was moved so it can be preserved as part of the casino complex.

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Springfield casino seeks to blend into historic downtown

MGM has pledged to integrate its casino into the downtown cityscape by preserving all or a portion of several treasured buildings.

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (2nd R) gestures to the crowd as she takes part in the Memorial Day parade with former U.S. President Bill Clinton (L) and New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo (R) in Chappaqua, New York, U.S. May 30, 2016. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Hillary Clinton?s campaign message keeps evolving

Clinton has used different campaign messages and slogans since her election effort began last year.

// Security members respond as protesters move toward Bernie Sanders

Security agents surrounded Bernie Sanders when protesters moved toward him during a speech in Oakland, Calif.

// Weld is optimistic after clinching Libertarian VP slot

A day after eking out the nomination, former Governor William Weld was feeling giddy and looking ahead.

Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts high-fives teammates in the dugout after scoring on a groundout by Xander Bogaerts in the first inning of a baseball game in Baltimore, Monday, May 30, 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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On Memorial Day, a memorable outing for Sox

Early concerns have continued to fade as a most entertaining team keeps making it look easy.

May 30, 2016; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins center Nick Bonino (13) scores the winning goal past San Jose Sharks goalie Martin Jones (31) and defenseman Paul Martin (7) in the third period game one of the 2016 Stanley Cup Final at Consol Energy Center. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Nick Bonino?s late goal lifts Penguins past Sharks

Bonino, a former Boston University standout, scored with 2:33 to go to give Pittsburgh the win in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final.


// Julian Edelman, Rob Gronkowski live it up on Nantucket

The Patriots stars were partying it up during the annual Figawi regatta weekend.

The newly renovated Chatham Shark Center opened Memorial Day weekend.

?Shark Center? in Chatham opens ahead of shark season

The waters off Cape Cod won?t be the only place to catch a glimpse of a great white this summer.


// Breakers and Afghan soccer players inspire each other

The Afghan national team gave the Boston Breakers insights into women?s sports in a very different culture.

// Duxbury police fear missing teen is in danger

Authorities say Shayla Weber, 17, was last seen Saturday.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Martin F. Nolan

// ?If? questions, and other journalistic malpractice

Questions about polls, and other speculative ?if? questions, are journalistic malpractice.

Life sciences

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// Why the State Dept. e-mail investigation really matters

The report could affect Hillary Clinton?s ability to pivot her campaign heading into the general election.

The Big Picture

Obama?s historic Hiroshima visit

President Obama became the first sitting US president to visit the Japanese city, where he paid tribute to the 140,000 lives lost in the 1945 atomic bombing.