Uber CEO Travis Kalanick forced to resign

Kalanick previously said he was stepping aside on a temporary basis, but shareholders wanted him gone.

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Karen Handel overcame a deluge of liberal money to win Tuesday?s race for a House seat.

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 politics

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

The Bella Bond trial

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Christo_21bond06_met.jpg Defense attorney to judge: ?You?re screwing up my whole case!?

Judge Janet Sanders abruptly changed the legal instructions jurors will receive as they consider whether Michael McCarthy killed Bella Bond.

Nestor Ramos

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Nester-11375.jpg 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.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/RobertEvans1.jpg 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.

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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.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/21/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/epstein1_062117.jpg Summer solstice is here. What does it mean?

Solstice took place at 12:24 a.m. today, the longest day of the year.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/07022010_02limonepic-7645705.jpg Peter Limone, long imprisoned for a killing he didn?t commit, dies

Limone, 83, who spent 33 years in prison, died Monday. He won $26 million in a lawsuit against the FBI.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/20/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/JohnKeenan.jpg Salem State president search may lead to state changes

The Board of Higher Education?s chairman says he doesn?t want lawmakers gliding into such posts. ?I?m not convinced that?s a healthy dynamic.?

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/wiggs_Worcester_01.jpg Police say Worcester couple hid ?fetal death?

Jennifer Rheaume and Edwin Santiago are accused of putting the baby?s body in a bag and leaving the bag in a wooded area.

Governor Charlie Baker, who had been noncommittal about making a bold bet on biotech, has pledged $500 million to the life sciences.

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Charlie Baker is no longer a biotech holdout

Initially hesitant to use state money to help the industry, Baker came through with a $500 million package.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/21/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/698874888.jpg Chris Sale disarms Royals, helps Red Sox surge to first in AL East

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

NBA Draft | Thursday, 7 p.m. (ESPN)

Gary Washburn | On basketball

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/WebGraphics/Sports/BostonGlobe.com/2015/01/28pressure_quiz/basketball.jpg NBA?s approach to draft must graduate

Mandating more than one year of college for those not physically ready to withstand the league is an effective first step.

Bob Ryan

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/20/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/nba-draft.jpg 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.

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:

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

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

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/20/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/b6622d837b3e4b0b9a4b4ea86158d6a8-b6622d837b3e4b0b9a4b4ea86158d6a8-0.jpg Marco Rubio tried to hug Ivanka Trump. Awkwardness ensued.

The senator joked that his office was ?investigating? after a photo of him awkwardly hugging Trump surfaced.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/cullen-11405.jpg ?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.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/14/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/turner061417METRO15tallships21.jpg Baker scales back plan for health care fee on employers

Governor Charlie Baker wants lawmakers to allow an increase to an existing fee that could raise $200 million per year.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/21/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Chin062017MuslimVigil_Met4.jpg Boston mourns Muslim teen slain in Virginia

Nabra Hassanen was fatally beaten with a baseball bat Sunday while walking home from her mosque.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/20/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Advance/Images/AsparagusHarvest_20BAT.jpg 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.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/21/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/f38427f4ccac4f43a13040ad7f2e220e-f38427f4ccac4f43a13040ad7f2e220e-0.jpg Saudi king?s moves change line of succession to the throne

King Salman appointed his 31-year-old son as crown prince in the shuffle.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/2017-5101F%20(2)-11307.jpg 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.


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


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/20/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/HGP%20Still.jpg Psst, the human genome was never completely sequenced

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