Republican Karen Handel wins Ga. special election

Handel avoided a major upset in the most expensive House race in US history.

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For some Boston officers, extra money comes easy

Boston?s police union contracts allow officers to earn potentially thousands in overtime or even for not working, and some are doing just that.

Chilling video surfaces of man suspected in N.H. murders

A video portrays remarks by a man suspected in the murders of two women and three children in New Hampshire decades ago.

// South Boston veterans council elects new leader

Dave Falvey will lead the council, long criticized for its shifting stance on gay marchers in the St. Patrick?s Day Parade.

// Dashcam video shows officer firing seven shots into Philando Castile?s car

The video illustrated how a simple traffic stop shifted from a routine exchange to a deadly confrontation in an instant.


// ?If John Cunningham is not safe, no one is safe?

Federal immigration agents came for the Brighton contractor on a sunny evening last week, showing up at his house like early dinner guests.

Defendant Michael McCarthy (left) and defense attorney Jonathan Shapiro listened as prosecutor David Deakin made his closing argument in the Bella Bond murder trial.

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Nestor Ramos

The devil in the details, and in their veins

The role that heroin?s destructive power played in Bella Bond?s death came into sharp focus Tuesday.

// ?You?re screwing up my whole case!? defense attorney tells judge in Bella Bond trial

The judge in the Michael McCarthy trial abruptly changed the legal instructions jurors will receive as they consider whether McCarthy killed Bella Bond.

CEO of women?s ride-hailing service is arrested as fugitive

The CEO of ?Safr,? a Boston ride-hailing service focused on women?s safety, was arrested last week on a fugitive from justice warrant out of the Virgin Islands.

// Marco Rubio tried to hug Ivanka Trump. Awkwardness apparently ensued

Senator Marco Rubio joked that his office was ?investigating? after a photo of him awkwardly hugging Ivanka Trump surfaced.

KANSAS CITY, MO -JUNE 20: Chris Sale #41 of the Boston Red Sox throws in the fist inning against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on June 20, 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)



Chris Sale disarms Royals, helps Red Sox surge to first in AL East

Chris Sale pitched 8? innings, allowing only four hits, as Sox passed Yankees in division.


// Peter Limone, who spent 33 years in prison for murder he didn?t commit, dies at 83

Limone, who won millions in a lawsuit against the FBI, died Monday after a five-year battle with cancer.

Boston MA 4/26/17 Boston Celtics Kelly Olynyk reacting after teammate Al Horford's break away slam dunk against the Chicago Bulls during fourth quarter action of game 5 of the NBA Playoffs at TD Garden. (Photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: reporter:


There is a reason we don?t know what the Celtics? plan is

They?re trying to stay flexible for whatever happens, so their blueprint doesn?t exist.

Bob Ryan

// So you?ve got the No. 1 pick. Will you make the right call?

Review the scouting reports from six NBA Drafts. Make your choice. Then prepare to be judged by Globe columnist Bob Ryan.

// Former Patriots player Ryan O?Callaghan comes out as gay in new article

O?Callaghan was selected by the Patriots in the 2006 NFL Draft as the 136th pick and played two seasons with them.

Stephanie Martins is hoping to be the 18th woman elected to the Everett City Council. There have been 632 white men elected to the council.

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Meet the 29-year-old who wants to shake up Everett city politics

Politics in the blue-collar city have long been the domain of white men, even as its demographics have changed dramatically.


// Turf wars, hecklers, and flying plants: Life?s not always easy for street performers

After an assault on Boston?s Keytar Bear, local street performers talked about the difficulties ? and occasional dangers ? they encounter.

// Boston councilors get testier with public, each other

Today?s councilors are much more congenial than their colleagues of decades past. Lately, though, there have been cracks in that wall of decorum.

// The strange but true story of a tricky crop, a vicious fungus, and the War on Drugs

What does asparagus have to do with cocaine? Read on.

// MBTA police say missing $40,000 violin found

Police also said a woman pictured walking off with the photo released Tuesday is no longer a person of interest.

// Former lawmaker named Salem State president

But state officials want to ensure that future searches for public college presidents do not give too much weight to candidates who have deep connections to Beacon Hill.

Most people can?t get closer to this sign than passing it on the Southeast Expressway.


Do Not Enter (yeah, right)

There?s going to be a lot to miss about the Boston Globe building on Morrissey Boulevard, and that includes its roof.

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski.

Gronk pushes back against $100,000 bar tab report

The Patriots tight end and famous party boy tweeted a photo of himself Monday night presenting a $110,000 check to Boston Children?s Hospital.


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// Psst, the human genome was never completely sequenced

Some scientists say those gaps may play a role in diseases such as cancer.

Real Estate

See how rough-around-the-edges cabin became restful retreat in Vermont

Halfway between the historic village of Stowe, Vermont, and the vacation condos on Mount Mansfield above it, a long dirt drive winds past fenced pastures lined with maple trees, snakes between a classic weathered horse barn and a gentleman?s farmhouse, and ends in a back corner of a 40-acre parcel.