President Trump fires FBI Director James Comey

The White House has announced President Donald Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey.

Search for mental health care for children is often fruitless

Harvard researchers found out what many parents already know: Getting mental health care for a child is often difficult.

Aaron Hernandez

Sheneah Jenkins, left, Lloyd's girlfriend, and his sister Olivia Ward, center, reacted to the judge?s decision.

Aaron Hernandez now an innocent man in eyes of the state

In the wake of Hernandez?s suicide, a judge said the court ?has no choice? but to throw out his conviction in the murder of Odin Lloyd.


// Senate Dems ask GOP to drop plan to ditch Obamacare

The Democrats offered to help improve the nation?s health care system if Republicans dropped their bid to repeal the law.

// ?I?ve never hated women,? says N.H. lawmaker behind misogynistic forum

At a hearing Tuesday, state Representative Robert Fisher said it?s a waste of lawmakers? time to dig into his past comments.

The Trump administration

President Donald Trump recorded his weekly address.

Weekly presidential addresses are usually dull. That was before Trump

With President Trump at the microphone, the weekly addresses have become surprise online blockbusters ? with record numbers of Internet viewers.

// Abedin didn?t send as many e-mails as Comey claimed, official says

A top aide to Hillary Clinton did not forward ??hundreds and thousands?? of e-mails to her husband?s laptop, a source said.


// Bars and packies got free equipment to push Budweiser, state says

Massachusetts regulators said Anheuser-Busch illegally pushed its beers over those of competitors.

// Bear visits Connecticut woman?s home while she?s baking

A Connecticut resident said she was making brownies, and turned around to find the bear standing at the door.


// Scott Gottlieb wins confirmation as FDA commissioner

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Gottlieb, a former FDA deputy commissioner, as the agency?s next chief.

An order of brisket at BT?s Smokehouse in Sturbridge.

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dining out

Is this New England?s best barbecue?

It?s quite possible ? likely, even ? that the finest smoked meats in the region are coming out of a tiny, homespun corner lot next to a gas station.



// Here?s a reality check for Celtics before Game 5

There are two schools of thought on this series: Either you believe or you are deceived.

05/09/2017 Foxboro Ma New England Patriot's player Brandin Cooks (cq) meets with the media at Gillette Stadium. Boston Globe Staff\Photograph Jonathan Wiggs Reporter:Topic

New receiver Brandin Cooks says Patriots are ?on a mission?

The fleet pass catcher picked up from New Orleans is excited about the next step in his NFL journey.

// Mike Tomlin takes a poke at Patriots in commencement speech

The Steelers coach couldn?t resist a zinger at his rivals? expense when speaking at Robert Morris University.

South Boston killings

// Stabbing suspect once worked at condo complex

Bampumim Teixeira, 30, was a security guard at the Dorchester Avenue complex, records show.


// How the South Boston double murder unfolded

Bampumim Teixeira, a 30-year-old Chelsea man, is accused of killing two doctors in their luxury South Boston condo.

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

?We want to remember Richard and Lina for who they were, not how they died?

Family and colleagues of Richard Field and Lina Bolaños grieved for the couple after they were killed over the weekend.


Spirit Airlines? longstanding poor record on flight cancellations and a simmering standoff with pilots came to a head Monday, and left passengers brawling.

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Spirit Airlines Ft. Lauderdale fight disturbing, but not surprising

A longstanding poor record on flight cancellations and a simmering standoff with pilots came to a head Monday, and left passengers brawling.

Gillette celebrated the launch of Gillette On Demand on Tuesday in Boston.

Talking points newsletter

Gillette fights back with texts, Mass. Budweiser investigation, more

A roundup of the most important business news from Tuesday.

// Tweet by chicken nugget-obsessed teenager becomes most-retweeted of all time

A plea to Wendy?s for free chicken nuggets is now the most-retweeted Tweet of all time.

Trump Today

// When is a travel ban just a Muslim ban?

Judges are determining if they should look beyond the executive order to statements made by Trump on the campaign trail.

Opinion & Ideas

Dan Wasserman

// Editorial cartoon: Medicaid under the AHCA

Dan Wasserman takes on Paul Ryan?s health care plan.

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.


// These photographs found joy at the end of life. And the world responded

After losing both parents to cancer, a photographer found herself connecting with strangers who shared similar grief.

Real Estate

Luxury: A $4.65 million Wellesley mansion that?s perfect for warm summer days

Tucked along the tree-lined streets of one of Wellesley's most sought-after neighborhoods, this luxurious mansion boasts modern amenities and an impeccable outdoor space.