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

Boston Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck speaks to media at TD Garden, Thursday, June 23, 2016, at the Celtics NBA Draft Party in Boston. The Celtics selected Jaylen Brown, a forward from California, with the third pick in the 2016 NBA draft. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

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Celtics overrated their stock of draft picks

They couldn?t find any trade partners for a big deal, only teams looking to swindle them.


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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.

// No Puppy Left Behind

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

// 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.

// New institute tackles the mysteries of food allergies

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

// 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.


// Rialto closes with a host of fans and its famous duck dish

Greeting her guests with a hug at the door, chef Jody Adams admitted she?s been weepy lately.

More Brexit Coverage

Cameron to resign after Britain votes to leave EU

The morning after the UK voted to leave the EU, Prime Minister David Cameron said he will resign by the time of party conference in the fall.

Leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party Nigel Farage celebrates in central London June 24 as results indicate that it looks likely the country will leave the European Union.

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Britain plays with fire, gets burned

The arguments about the Brexit were obsessed with tactics and blind to strategy.

// The Latest: German vice-chancellor seeks new start in EU

The Latest on Britain's historic vote to leave the European Union.

// Britons celebrate, bemoan EU exit vote

Britain woke up a divided country on Friday as people reacted with jubilation and relief or shock and anger to the result of a historic vote.

Adrian Walker

// What?s next for Boston Latin?

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

A memorial for Raekwon Brown.

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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.

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// Redstone drama may be a movie biz love story

To truly understand the Redstone family?s fight for their $40 billion fortune, you have to remember how they got there.

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.

Nation & World

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un celebrated a recent test launch of ground-to-ground ballistic rocket Hwasong-10.

Work harder, North Korea orders citizens. But does it help?

The bright red slogans hang from buses, government buildings and even some restaurants and gas stations, urging North Koreans to work harder to make the country?s 200-day ?speed campaign? a success. ?Have you carried out the plan for today?? one poster asks.


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Olivia Colman in ?Broadchurch.?


The Brits do crime really, really well

For those who want to be challenged and confronted by whodunits, those who like crime stories that delve more deeply into the whydunits, the UK has taken the lead.

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.