Five key moments from Sally Yates? testimony on Capitol Hill

?To state the obvious, you don?t want your national security adviser compromised with the Russians,? Yates said of Michael Flynn.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/08/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/680463198[1]-1830.jpg Ted Cruz gets into a heated exchange with Sally Yates, prompting laughter and groans

Senator Ted Cruz had some pointed questions for former acting attorney general Sally Yates at Monday?s hearing. She was prepared.


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By failing to take Monday?s hearing seriously, too many GOP senators are shying away from doing their jobs.

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The change would effectively put the United States back on a war footing with the Taliban.


Indian Island, ME 4/21/17 10:31:52 AM A display honoring Louis Sockalexis shows him with the Bangor, Maine team in 1907, shown in the bingo hall bearing his name on the Penobscot Nation Indian Island Reservation in Indian Island, Maine, on Friday, April 21, 2017. Louis Sockalexis played baseball for Cleveland in the 1890s, and the Cleveland Indians' current logo is believed to be based on him. The Penobscot tribe wants the team to do away with the logo. Sockalexis is the first man in uniform on the bottom left. (Sarah Rice for The Boston Globe)

Sarah Rice for The Boston Globe

From a Maine tribe, a message for the Cleveland Indians: Enough is enough

A member of the Penobscot tribe in Maine is said to have inspired the Cleveland Indians? cartoonish logo. Today, the tribe says it?s time for a change.

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14-year-old Thea Hanscom is believed to be the only girl playing varsity baseball in Massachusetts.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/03/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/davis_ossox15_spts.jpg Even among great expectations for Chris Sale, there have been surprises

His performance was expected. What is a surprise is what a terrific teammate Sale has turned out to be.

Boston College High School students, who are all male, leave their campus on a recent weekday. The school may be considering the admission of female students in the wake of a reported decline in applications for admission.

Shirley Leung

Should this elite all-boys school ? gasp! ? start admitting girls?

Boston College High School is having a discussion about its future that could feature a radical change.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/08/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/f6980e21e4a041d99675eb3c90ec891b-f6980e21e4a041d99675eb3c90ec891b-0.jpg John Oliver has a few choice words for Emily Rooney

The host of HBO?s ?Last Week Tonight with John Oliver? doesn?t appreciate something Rooney said.

Amir Siraj (pictured performing at the Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition in 2015) is a Brookline High School senior.

Local students named US Presidential Scholars

Four high school seniors from Massachusetts earned the honor this year.

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A roundup of the most important business news from Monday.


Suspect didn?t have relationship with victims, officials say

BOSTON, MA - 5/08/2017:At Tufts Medical Center, Judge Michael Bolden conducts the arraignment A man accused of murdering two doctors in their South Boston penthouse condo appeared before a judge arraigned on two murder counts of murder. The suspect, 30-year-old Bampumim Teixeira, was wounded when confronted by Boston police inside 141 Dorchester Ave. where he allegedly murdered the two doctors (David L Ryan/Globe Staff Photo) SECTION: METRO TOPIC 09arraignpic

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There was ?no evidence whatsoever? that the man accused in the deaths of two people in South Boston had a ?personal relationship? with them, officials said.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/08/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_doctorsmurder7_met.jpg Backpack full of jewelry discovered at S. Boston murder scene

The double murder of two doctors was allegedly committed by a man who once worked for a security firm at the South Boston complex, authorities said.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/08/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_doctorsmurder2_met-001.jpg What we know about the South Boston double murder

While we don?t have a motive for the killings, here?s what we do know about the case.

Cambridge, MA - 5/8/2017 -Harvard graduate students Michael Huggins(L), Courtney Woods, and Jillian M. Simons(R) pose for a portrait on the campus of the university in Cambridge, MA, May 8, 2017. The graduate students will take part in a Harvard Black Commencement Ceremony. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)

Keith Bedford/Globe Staff

Black students at Harvard to hold their own commencement ceremony

The student-organized event is designed to celebrate the unique struggles and achievements of black students.

Braintree-05/06/2017- Investigators were on the scene of Motel 6 in Braintree where a Braintree police office was shot. They looked at the room where the suspect stayed and a car parked out front. JohnTlumacki/ The BostonGlobe (sports)


When the victim becomes the perpetrator

Nine years before he shot at police officers, Tizaya Robinson huddled with them to seek justice.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/03/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/blanding05021704psychbeds2biz.jpg Worcester hospital faces backlash against plan to close psychiatric beds

UMass Memorial says it needs to expand capacity for medical and surgical care.

06/15/2016 BOSTON, MA L-R Darren Burkett (cq), Brandon McGibbon (cq), Sarah McKinley Austin (cq), and Darcy Stewart (cq), played the Wormwood family during a performance of Matilda (cq) at the Boston Opera House (cq). (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe

Critic?s Notebook

Family entertainment isn?t kids? stuff anymore

Edgy material and dark themes have recently taken the stage, even at ?family-friendly?? shows.

Trump Today

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Sally Yates was fired as acting attorney general by President Trump, and will testify before the Senate today on Russian interference in the election.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Richard North Patterson

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As Trump oscillates, risks burgeon. Within his term, experts calculate, a North Korean nuclear warhead could reach Seattle.

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Summer of ?67

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


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


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


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Large health care systems have yet to take up the fight against loneliness in a meaningful way, but that could be changing.