Death of 1-year-old in Woburn ruled a homicide

The ruling came almost nine months after the infant was injured while in a babysitter?s care.

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Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez at Bristol County Superior Court in April.

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New details on Aaron Hernandez?s death released in police report

Hernandez had no drugs in his system when he killed himself in his prison cell on April 19, according to the police report.


// Trump says Australia has ?better health care than we do?

Most U.S. conservatives oppose universal, government-funded health care.

// After House victory, health care bill faces tough path in Senate

?The bill, as it passed in the House, is dead on arrival in the Senate,? said Senator Ed Markey, a Massachusetts Democrat.

Boston, Massachusetts -- 5/4/2017 - Dennis Heaphy of the Disability Policy Consortium speaks to the crowd during

GOP plan could erode Mass. universal care law

The bill that squeaked through the House could blow a hole in the state budget and undermine near-universal access to insurance.

// GOP health care victory includes Trump promises kept, broken

President Trump and House Republicans took a big step toward fulfilling their promises to repeal the Affordable Care Act.



// Deer Island?s odd-looking turbine is a testament to failure

The design was supposed to be revolutionary; now the company behind it is in receivership.

//[1]-4004.jpg In latest airline video, Delta boots family from flight

A California family says they were threatened with jail after refusing to give up one of their seats on a crowded flight.


Holbrook MA 2/18/17 Chris Sargent (cq) one of the best candlepin bowlers in the world rolls a ball during a professional league match at the Union Street Lanes. (Photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: 22candlepin reporter: Billy Baker

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Candlepin bowling?s angry star

There are a lot of things that bother Chris Sargent, including the fact that no one seems to care that he is the greatest candlepin bowler of his generation.

// Possible cheating uncovered in popular Harvard computer class

Multiple Harvard students, possibly more than 60, have been suspected of cheating in a computer science course.


// Denial isn?t just a river in Egypt

When people act like jerks, whether they?re racist jerks or just plain jerks, they should be called out for it.

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//[1].jpg 5 harbingers of spring in Boston

The weather may be hit or miss these days, but there?s no doubt that spring has finally arrived in Boston.

Along the Massachusetts Turnpike in Allston, the toll booths are long gone, but construction work related to the conversion to electronic tolling, which started last October, continues.

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Toll booths are down, but work drags on

Dirt-filled construction zones at the site of the former toll plazas don?t seem to be going anywhere fast.



// In a contentious Game 3, Celtics pummeled by Wizards

Washington had a 22-0 run in the first quarter and never looked back to cut its series deficit to 2-1.


// Orioles gain series split with Red Sox

Manny Machado?s three-run homer was the big blow in Baltimore?s five-run fourth.


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// Don?t resist: ?Handmaid?s Tale? is one of TV?s best

The Hulu series based on Margaret Atwood?s dystopian novel is profound, chilling, riveting.


// The Weekender: Goofy ?Guardians,? greaser goddesses, and a Boss bassist

The Globe?s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.

Address: Spring House Hunt

// Advice on taking real estate photos from a Pulitzer-winning photographer

In America, everyone who has a cellphone thinks they are a professional photographer. They are not.


// Documenting Hate: Submit an incident you know about

If you have been a victim or witnessed a hate incident, share your information here so we can investigate.


// As health care bill heads to Senate, 7 winners and losers

The House voted Thursday to repeal major elements of the Affordable Care Act.

Real Estate

Four Boston-area homes, including one featured in a film, sold for more than $5 million this week

A Marblehead mansion ? once the set of the 2013 movie ?Grown Ups 2? ? sold for $5,800,000 this week, but was still beat out by a new Back Bay penthouse. The Beacon Street town house sold for $5,950,000. Two three-bedroom Millennium Tower condos also sold ? for $5,450,000 and $5,300,000. Check them out: 474 Beacon St.