They?re steaming mad about this smoky restaurant

Diners love the smoky flavors of Shepard in Cambridge. Neighbors? Not so much.


A corrections officer performed a routine head count inside a special treatment unit at Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley.

State prison spending soars despite falling population

Spending on the facilities rose 18 percent from 2011 to 2016, even though the prison population declined 12 percent during that period.

Dave Epstein | On Weather

// From snow to sudden heat, it?s a wild weather week

It?s not unusual for us to receive snow in mid-May. It is uncommon, though, to see temperatures swing from one extreme to the other so quickly.

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

A return to the days of ?Taxachusetts??

For a state that insists the label is outdated, there?s a lot of tax-raising talk on Beacon Hill these days.

Adrian Walker

// New arts center helps reclaim a piece of Chinatown

Planners hope the Pao Arts Center will become an anchor the neighborhood has been missing.

// Former St. George?s School chaplain admits to molestation claim

Howard White Jr., who was stripped of his priesthood by the Episcopal Church, pleaded guilty to molesting a student in Boston in 1973.

Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff

E-ZPass holdouts are waving the white flag

They had their reasons for not getting a transponder. The state?s move to all-electronic tolling ? and higher rates for those billed by mail ? have led to some ?giving up,? though.


// As week begins, ?ransomware? makes its impact known

Global cyber chaos was spreading as companies booted up computers following the weekend?s cyberattack.

Marianne, attending Mass in Mattapan, works 40 hours a week and sends $50 to her eldest son, back in Haiti.

Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff

Haitians upended by 2010 earthquake face uncertainty

The Trump administration is weighing whether to end temporary protected status for Haitians affected by the 2010 earthquake.


// ?We ended hooking up anyway,? Dennis Lehane says at Emerson commencement

The Boston-bred author, an Emerson College dropout, now has a degree (albeit honorary).

// Tanglewood is a $103m economic engine for the Berkshires, study says

Economic activity generated by the music festival has risen about 70 percent from 2008 estimates, according to the study.

// John Oliver on Trump firing Comey: ?Does he really think we . . . are this stupid??

?It is just inherently suspicious to try and put words in Comey?s mouth as you kick him out the door,? Oliver said.

The Trump presidency

// Another appeals court to weigh President Trump?s revised travel ban

For the second time in a week, government lawyers will try to persuade a federal appeals court to reinstate the ban.

// Kellyanne Conway says Anderson Cooper?s eye roll was ?possibly sexist?

It was the eye roll seen ?round the world. Here?s what the White House counselor had to say Sunday about the now-viral interaction.

Piles of 2012 paper tax returns to be sorted through are seen in the Data Integration Bureau of the Department of Revenue in Chelsea.

Kayana Szymczak for the Boston Globe

This might be why you haven?t gotten your tax refund yet

If tax season wasn?t aggravating enough, tens of thousands of Mass. residents also received these unnerving notices.

// Annual Mother?s Day anti-violence walk draws thousands, despite rain

Participants donned purple ponchos as they made their way from Dorchester to City Hall.

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 14: Derek Jeter poses with his family during the retirement ceremony of his number 2 jersey at Yankee Stadium on May 14, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by )

Even Red Sox fans might have applauded this Derek Jeter speech

Jeter, who captained the Yankees during much of a 20-year career and won five World Series titles, saw his number retired Sunday.

// Family says JetBlue kicked them off a plane over birthday cake

A New Jersey family said JetBlue Airways kicked them off the plane for storing a birthday cake in an overhead bin.

Opinion & Ideas

Alex Beam

// I dream of Donald Trump

You may think the daytime Donald Trump is a nightmare, but that is not his only role in dreams.

Special reports

Special section | Game Changers

// Fifty-one bright ideas and breakthroughs for 2017

In a revolutionary place like Boston, innovators and innovations are as common as bad drivers. See who made our annual list.


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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.


// I didn?t want to bear witness to my mother?s anguish. But how could I not?

I didn?t want to watch my mother writhe in pain. But I cared for her. Did I help? I don?t know. But I was there.

Real Estate

Recent home sales south of Boston (May 12)

1267 Washington St. One-family Raised Ranch, built in 1994, 1,543 square feet, 5 rooms, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, on 27,424-square-foot lot.