Teachers raise ire over being rated based on test scores

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

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

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Suffolk DA testifies in discrimination lawsuit

A former prosecutor in Daniel Conley?s office says he paid her less than her male colleagues and then fired her.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/30/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/hotel..condo%20combos2-1396347.jpg Taj Boston to be bought by local company

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

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/30/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/FINEBERGWELD15A-11144.jpg Libertarian VP nominee Weld brushes off party fight

The former Mass. governor only got the nod on the second ballot after intense politicking.

Hillary Clinton?s placard slogan ?Fighting for us?? is just one of several she has used.

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Hillary Clinton?s campaign message keeps evolving

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

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders shared a laugh with fans during the second half of Game 7 of the NBA?s Western Conference finals.

Was Bernie Sanders a good-luck charm for the Warriors?

The defending NBA champions were in trouble in Game 7, then Sanders arrived at halftime ? and Golden State got its act together.

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Daniel Sullivan was killed and Gina Cappello was in critical condition after they were struck by a vehicle in Oxford.

4-month-old boy found dead in Chelsea

The child was discovered by a family member in a Washington Avenue apartment around noon.

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Frozan Tajali (right), captain of the Afghan women?s soccer team, met with Breakers players Stephanie Verdoia (left) and McCall Zerboni.

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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.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/30/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Kevin_Cullen_150px%20(1)-11131.jpg 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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In communities across the state on Monday, many gathered to pay homage to those who died in combat.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/19/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/church_move__1.jpg Springfield casino seeks to blend into historic downtown

MGM has pledged to preserve all or a portion of several treasured buildings in the city.

Mookie Betts celebrated with teammates after scoring from second on an infield dribbler against the Orioles.


On Memorial Day, a memorable outing for Sox

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

Pamela Wechsler has a three-book deal and will be a writer and co-producer of a new CBS series.

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Pamela Wechsler is now making her case as a writer

Wechsler, who spent about 20 years as a prosecutor, now she has a three-book deal and will be a writer and co-producer of a new CBS series.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/30/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Somerville%202.JPG ?Bandit? again pulls public artwork from Somerville site

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

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/11/25/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Boghosian_18kirsner_photo4_BIZ[1].jpg A new mission: helping veterans land on college teams

Alex Stone left a career at Under Armour to launch the business, aimed at helping veterans return to college.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/blanding052516STATLongwood2biz.jpg Boston Children?s Hospital puts Amazon?s Alexa to the test

The technology could give doctors and nurses virtual assistants.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/30/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/AFP_BC8AH.jpg Cincinnati Zoo director defends decision to kill gorilla

Thane Maynard said the gorilla could have acted out against the boy who had fallen into his enclosure.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Martin F. Nolan

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/0531roospress.jpg ?If? questions, and other journalistic malpractice

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

Life sciences

STAT, a national publication from Boston Globe Media Partners, covers health, medicine, and life sciences.

Ground Game

ground game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/AFP_B7415.jpg 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.