Victims identified in South Boston double slaying

Dr. Richard Field, left, and Dr. Lina Bolanos

Handout photos

Drs. Richard Field and Lina Bolanos were anesthesiologists who were engaged, and their deaths left behind ?an inescapable void.?

// Will UMass Boston be able to maintain its unique mission?

With a massive budget deficit, some fear the university may be forced to abandon its focus on serving local students.

// Obama to visit Boston today to accept JFK Profile in Courage Award

The award is ?the nation?s preeminent award for elected officials and public servants,? the JFK Library says.


A man cast his ballot early Sunday in Saint Jean de Luz, in southwestern France.

Tensions rise in France as voters pick a president

Turnout so far is slightly lower than it was for the last presidential election in 2012, according to France?s Interior Ministry.

The Trump administration

// States brace for big decisions under GOP health care changes

States that expanded their Medicaid programs and could now see a huge pool of federal health care money evaporate.

// Scores of lawsuits against Trump clog up federal courts

This president has been sued nearly three times the number of his three predecessors combined at this point of their presidencies.


Director Burgess Clark (center), rehearsing ?One Flew Over the Cuckoo?s Nest? with Boston Children?s Theatre in April, is at the center of a controversy over nudity in the production.

Kayana Szymczak for The Boston Globe

Amid nudity flap, board member resigns at Children?s Theatre

Company staffers went on strike Saturday as the theater scrambled with the fallout from a dispute over a production of ?One Flew Over the Cuckoo?s Nest.?

Bristol County Jail

Jonathan Darling

Advocates speak out as suicides soar at county jails

Said the parent of one victim: ?They left him everything to hang himself. What a horrible mistake they made.?



// The Celtics, Red Sox, and what happens when rivalries get nasty

Rivalries inspire men of all ages to do stupid things based on nothing more than intensity and emotion.

// For Celtics? Game 4 strategy, first things first

The Celtics have been outscored in the first quarter, 119-70, yet still lead the series, 2-1.


// Belichick?s adaptability makes him brilliant. He?s shown it this offseason

It?s safe to say the Patriots have been aggressive and have exercised a more myopic view this offseason.


Camden Hills State Park offers spectacular views of Camden, Penobscot, and the surrounding islands.

Robert F. Bukaty/Associated Press/File

Battle of the ?happiest seaside towns? in New England

Camden, Maine, and Orleans were named to the list of top happiest seaside towns. But which one is happier?


// As the circus leaves town, they have the last laugh

About 40 former circus performers ? most of them clowns ? will be in Providence on Sunday to bid adieu to the Greatest Show on Earth.

Robots are making inroads in the modern workplace, but the promised benefits aren?t materializing.

Why aren?t robots boosting economic productivity?

Machines are super efficient, so shouldn?t they be boosting economic productivity?

Ideas | Timothy Snyder

// The VOICE office enables citizens to denounce their neighbors

If we could denounce our neighbor with impunity, would we recognize the danger to ourselves?

Ideas | Thomas Levenson

// Why we need NATO ? in a single bullet

Collaboration with other countries is even more fruitful than it looks.

// Michael Che offers up his take on the Adam Jones incident

Che implied that all fans ejected from Fenway Park during a May 1 game against the Orioles were kicked out because they used racial slurs.

Opinion & Ideas


// Jeff Jacoby: Freedom of speech, even in therapy

When did it become the business of lawmakers, in a nation governed by the First Amendment, to criminalize misguided and delusional ideas?

Special reports

Summer of ?67

// The summer that changed Boston

The nation was splintering, and Boston wasn?t immune. But something was happening here.


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// 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.


// The tiny fish that has helped unlock the mysteries of human disease

Through studying zebrafish, Harvard?s Leonard Zon has found genes that cause human diseases.