Winchester suspect had two dozen run-ins with police in 6 years

Winchester police repeatedly brought Jeffrey Yao to the hospital for psychological evaluations over the past several years before Yao allegedly stabbed a woman to death in the town library.

Winchester Public Library.

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Chilling 911 calls released in Winchester stabbing

Witnesses to the horrific fatal stabbing last month of 22-year-old Deane Kenny Stryker inside the Winchester Public Library made frantic 911 calls to report the attack and plead for help.

// IRS agent indicted in alleged rape, strangulation of intern

James Clarke, a special agent in the IRS?s criminal investigations office in Boston, has not been arrested, but rather has been summonsed to appear for arraignment in Suffolk Superior Court.

Dr. Michael Mayo-Smith.

Head of VA New England resigns under pressure

The network of eight hospitals and 48 clinics had come under intense criticism for inadequate care and poor accountability.

//,3.3.16(LizaVoll)-5882.jpg Accuser stands by claim against Boston Symphony Orchestra

A woman who said she was sexually assaulted by a BSO guest conductor reiterated that an orchestra manager was aware of previous improprieties involving the conductor, despite a BSO denial.


// With tariffs, Trump reopens GOP split that had healed with tax reform

Republican Party unity under President Trump lasted about two months. Chalk it up to tariffs.

// Hundreds of students in several Mass. cities walk out to protest gun violence

After Somerville students walked out last week, Wednesday?s protest expanded not just to Cambridge, but also to Medford and Arlington.


// Florida shooting turned recruiting trip into hours of tension for Nichols officials

They were in the football office with the coach and four players when everything suddenly changed.

// Lawyers for mystery Powerball winner will claim windfall, announce donation

The New Hampshire woman isn?t giving up her name if she prevails in court, but she is giving away cash.

Nestor Ramos

// Why did Mass. tumble in US News rankings? Frankly, we?re still not sure

Lists of the ?Best States? are always confounding. So why do we get so worked up about them?

A motorist cleaned snow off of their car in tha parking lot of a shopping plaza near downtown Fitchburg Wednesday.

Jim Davis/Globe Staff

It looks like more snow may fall in Boston after all

The latest forecasts predict between six and as much as 10 inches of snow in Boston, which had hoped to escape with only a glancing blow.

Dave Epstein

// What to expect as the nor?easter sweeps through Mass.

The storm is on target to wallop much of Southern New England with snow and heavy rain.

Live updates

// Boston Public Schools closed Thursday due to snow

Follow live updates as the storm sweeps across Massachusetts.

// What?s up with that pesky rain-snow line?

The rain-snow line ? it?s something you?re going to hear a lot about during Wednesday?s nor?easter. So what is it?

Debuting Love Letters: The Podcast

// A breakup: Is it an end, or is it a beginning?

In Season One, Globe advice columnist Meredith Goldstein explores this question through intimate stories of love and heartbreak and confessions from her own life.

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Love Letters

// I think my boyfriend still has a thing for his ex

I?ve stooped to snooping on his phone and computer, though it only seems to make things worse.

Munch Madness 2018: The top restaurants in Boston

A la March Madness, local restaurants are pitted against each other. Vote now to make sure your favorite place wins.

Boston, Ma-May 13 2016- Globe Staff Photo by Stan Grossfeld- Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel pitching in the ninth inning against the Astros.


Red Sox? window is wide open, but it won?t be for long

Several players will be up for big raises in a couple of years or so, and the Sox can?t keep them all.

Boston, MA: 3/6/2018: The Bruins David Backes (left) will have a hearing with the NHL's Department of Player Safety to discuss this first period hit that injured the Red Wings Frans Nielsen (right). The Boston Bruins hosted the Detroit Red Wings in a regular season NHL hockey game at TD Garden. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

Bruins? David Backes suspended three games

The forward hit Red Wings forward Frans Nielsen in the head in Tuesday?s win over Detroit.

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 12: Tight end Martellus Bennett #88 of the New England Patriots walks off the field after a 41-16 win over the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on November 12, 2017 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Patriots release tight end Martellus Bennett

The move saves the team more than $6 million in cap space.

The waves in Boston Harbor quickly rose last Friday amid a nor?easter.

Talking Points

A Boston Harbor sea barrier isn?t crazy talk anymore

After watching chilly seawater lap at downtown doorsteps last weekend, local leaders probably won?t dismiss a giant harbor barrier.

Storm Reid, Deric McCabe, and Levi Miller in ?A Wrinkle in Time.?

Movie review

Family ties are the strength of ?A Wrinkle in Time?

Ava DuVernay?s adaptation of the Madeleine L?Engle fantasy classic disappoints with its overdone production design and uneven script but scores with the rich emotionalism of the characters? family bonds.

Modeling?s glamour hides web of abuse

The fashion industry is built on glamour and allure, but many models, especially the very young, know it for something else: sexual exploitation and abuse.

Opinion & Ideas


// A report from the United States of Insanity

If chaos were a valued commodity, this would be the time to buy big.


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Parkland. Las Vegas. Sutherland Springs. Newtown. On and on: In America, mass shootings have become so familiar that they seem to follow the same sad script.

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// How the ?right-to-try? movement muscled its way into Washington

The movement was born at a small lunch meeting of Republican health care experts. Now, it?s on the brink of a major victory.