?I had to risk losing my family?

A transgender father recalls becoming estranged from a son, and their reconciliation.

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

The story of a son with a transgender father: ?My dad never changed inside?

A son recalls his estrangement from his transitioning father, and their reconciliation.

Jon Rodis, left, needed to stop during a walk with his lifelong friend Lloyd Caplan on the shore in Winthrop.

Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff)

The other side of America?s war on opioids

As regulators rush to curtail access to drugs, the rules they?ve enacted fall hard on people who need pain relief.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/tai_20160618_warren_politics_03.jpg As VP, Warren would face potential loss of power

The late historian Arthur Schlesinger Jr. said the occupant?s main role is to ?wait around for the president to die.?

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/18/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/9d1819970f0d4b6b9974bd66b80f49d6-9d1819970f0d4b6b9974bd66b80f49d6-0.jpg Support from GOP would be ?helpful,? Trump says

Donald Trump is railing against continued last-ditch efforts by frustrated Republicans to try to thwart him from becoming the party?s nominee.

Kevin Cullen

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For 20 years, Ratt Kennedy has been taking care of others. Now his friends want to help take care of him.

Seven people rescued from boat off Martha?s Vineyard

Seven people were rescued from a fishing boat off the coast of Martha?s Vineyard Saturday after it caught on fire.

Man dies after being hit by commuter rail train in Franklin

The man was trespassing on the tracks Saturday when he was hit by an outbound train, Transit Police said.

Yvonne Abraham

Dorchester boxing program is in students? corner

?They?re being recognized for something other than getting in trouble,? says the school?s dean of discipline.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/08/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/chin040716BrianBurke_met1.jpg State files suit, says investor failed to pay taxes for years

The Department of Revenue says Brian R. Burke failed to file state taxes in nine of the last 10 years.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/avonfuneral2.jpg Family and friends bid farewell to Avon man who vanished more than two years ago

James ?Jamie? Robertson had vanished 2½ years ago, but Saturday it was time to say farewell.

Red Sox 6, Mariners 2

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/18/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/tlumacki_redsoxvsseattle_sports548.jpg Red Sox flex muscles, beat Mariners

Jackie Bradley Jr. and Xander Bogaerts hit solo homers in support of Rick Porcello.

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Jason Robins also kept the door open to a merger with fantasy sports rival FanDuel.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/19/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/photo-11070.jpg Assault-style rifle turned into Watertown gun buyback

Watertown Police recovered an AR-15 assault rifle during a regional gun buyback program Saturday afternoon.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/01/11/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/perspective.jpg 5 things people get wrong about stay-at-home dads

We don?t get any respect ? even from stay-at-home moms.

Jun 18, 2016; Foxborough, MA, USA; Venezuela midfielder Tomas Rincon (8) battles Argentina midfielder Lionel Messi (10) for the ball during the second half of Argentina's 4-1 win over Venezuela in quarter-final play in the 2016 Copa America Centenario soccer tournament at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

Winslow Townson/USA Today Sports

Copa America | Argentina 4, Venezuela 1

At Gillette, Lionel Messi starts, leads Argentina to victory

Messi scored a goal and added two assists to help Argentina, which will play the US in the semifinals Tuesday in Houston.

Kevin Paul Dupont | On Second Thought

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/18/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/dupont-10041.jpg Football?s toll continues to mount

The tales of woe from the brutalized and maimed players, often including sad stories of cognitive impairment, have become nearly cliché.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/19/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/2c7cfc1f74904417960e6589e60451cc-2c7cfc1f74904417960e6589e60451cc-0.jpg Providence PrideFest gives sense of community one week after the Orlando massacre

Black armbands worn by many revelers stood in stark contrast with rainbow decor, hinting at a sadness just beneath the surface.

Ireland?s Shane Lowry hits his tee shot on the ninth hole during the third round of the US Open.

US Open

Shane Lowry holds top spot when 3d round called for darkness

The 29-year-old Irishman was 5-under par and held a two-shot lead.

Opinion & Ideas


Globe editorial board: Ban assault weapons now

The US has been pummeled by gun violence. One class of gun, the AR-15 style, has largely made it possible. We can make it stop. 

Ground Game

Ground Game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/16/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/AFP_BY81N.jpg Could Donald Trump end the stalemate on gun legislation?

In a tweet, Trump said that he would meet with the NRA to figure out how to ban gun sales to those on the no-fly or terrorist watch list.

Globe investigations

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/09/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/spotlight9090-10654.jpg Private schools, painful secrets

More than 200 victims. At least 90 legal claims. At least 67 private schools in New England. This is the story of hundreds of students sexually abused by staffers, and emerging from decades of silence today.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

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?Spotlight? is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

Design New England

Design New England

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/06/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/low_res.png ?This is home?

Keith Leblanc and Kelly Monnahan create a haven for themselves, family, and friends in the piney hills of outer Cape Cod.