Part 1

Families in fear

Closing psychiatric hospitals seemed humane, but the state failed to build a system to replace them. Families are living with the tragic consequences.

2016 NBA Draft

Jaylen Brown (pictured) said all along that he bonded with Brad Stevens and Danny Ainge.

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Celtics formed a bond with Jaylen Brown

It was better for the Celtics to take a player with major upside than to make a deal they would regret in the short term.

// Celtics make second-round trade then draft guard Demetrius Jackson

Boston opened the second round with a trade before selecting the Notre Dame guard 45th overall.

// Live updates: Celtics take Croatian center Ante Zizic at No. 23

Boston has eight picks in this draft.

// 2016 NBA Draft picks

As expected, Ben Simmons was the top choice in the draft. Here?s how the rest of the draft played out.

// No Puppy Left Behind

A growing number of dogs are being enrolled in enrichment classes. Manners, agility, scent detection ? dance classes, even.

Pound hits 31-year low on fears of ?Brexit?

Supporters of the Stronger In Campaign react as results of the EU referendum are announced at the Royal Festival Hall, in London, Britain June 24, 2016. REUTERS/Rob Stothard/Pool


The British pound plunged to a 31-year low as results in the EU referendum gave the ??leave?? side a small but growing lead.

// Cyclist is struck by truck, killed in Cambridge

A 27-year-old woman was struck by a landscaping truck at 12:17 p.m. at the intersection of Hampshire and Cambridge streets.

Adrian Walker

// What?s next for Boston Latin?

How does the nation?s oldest public school begin to address its racial tensions?

//[1].jpg The mystery of ?Whitey? Bulger?s missing hat

James ?Whitey? Bulger was wearing a white hat when the FBI captured him in Santa Monica, Calif.

// Police searching for third person in killing of Raekwon Brown

?They don?t have the shooter yet,? the brother of the victim said investigators told him.

// New institute tackles the mysteries of food allergies

Four mothers whose children have food allergies raised $10 million to get the project started.

// This nurses? strike plan is a novel one

It?s the first time National Nurses United has launched simultaneous strikes ? to make it hard for hospitals to find temps.

REUTERS/Jon Herskovitz

High court gives victory to supporters of affirmative action

The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the University of Texas?s consideration of race in its admissions policy.

Opinion & Ideas


// The Supreme Court?s split decision on race

High court saves Texas program but also makes ruling that could further corrode rights for people of color.

Life sciences

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

The Big Picture

International Day of Yoga 2016

?This year?s observance highlights the important role healthy living plays in the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals,? said UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.

Ground Game

ground game

// Where does Bernie Sanders go from here?

In the short term, his choice is simple, but the long-term prospects are more interesting for Sanders.

Globe investigations

// 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'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ?Spotlight?

?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

// ?This is home?

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