New sexual abuse lawsuit filed against St. Paul?s School

A former student alleges the New Hampshire boarding school failed to protect her from sexual assault and harassment under federal law.

// North Korea says it will begin shutting down nuclear test site this month

North Korea scheduled a ceremony on May 23 and 25 at its nuclear test site to begin shutting the facility down.

// Ferries to Martha?s Vineyard have been breaking down at an astounding rate. And summer is approaching

?It?s insane. It?s absolutely insane,? one official said of the canceled trips between Martha?s Vineyard and Falmouth. ?This is the worst anybody has ever seen it.?

Allston, MA., 05/11/18, The Bus Stop Pub owner, Joyce Hynds, cq, gets a good bye hug from long time customer Mark Lydon. The Bus Stop Pub, an Allston neighborhood bar, is closing after 38 years, squeezed out by Harvard University's massive expansion into North Allston and the simultaneous gentrification of the blue-collar neighborhood. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

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Closing time comes for Allston neighborhood pub

After 38 years, the Bus Stop Pub will close Saturday.

A house on Marie Avenue in Sharon is the alleged site of Steven DiSarro's murder.

Jurors view murder scene in Sharon, Providence burial site in mob slaying trial

Jurors in the murder trial of former New England mob boss Francis ?Cadillac Frank? Salemme visited the sites on Friday.

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?NotDavidPrice? tried ?Fortnite? for first time to figure out the hoopla. It didn?t go well

Video games have been catching the blame for just about everything for decades. David Price can probably relate.

// How John Kelly?s family history compares with the immigrants he wants to keep from entering

?They?re not bad people,? he told NPR. ?They?re coming here for a reason. And I sympathize with the reason. But the laws are the laws.??

// Three finalists named for UMass Boston chancellor

The finalists are Kathy Humphrey, a senior vice president at the University of Pittsburgh; Peter Lyons, a vice provost and dean at Georgia State University; and Jack Thomas, president of Western Illinois University.

// In LGBTQ community, sadness and concern over Stan Rosenberg?s exit

The first openly gay Senate president in Massachusetts, Rosenberg, 68, was a political force on issues of LGBTQ equality for decades.

Boston- 05/12/18- Boston fire fighters battled a 6-alarm condo fire at 1212 VFW Parkway in West Roxbury which destroyed the front of the condo building. Many residents were driven out in the early morning from the fire as two women sit on a sidewalk near the fire building. The fire was spread by a gas main catching fire in front of the building Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(metro)

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Boston firefighters battle three morning fires, including a six-alarm blaze in West Roxbury

Three non-life-threatening injuries were reported at a large multi-unit apartment building in the West Roxbury fire, which was fueled by a gas leak, officials said.

Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter, second from left, talks with catcher Caleb Joseph, left, during a pitching change against the Detroit Tigers in the seventh inning of baseball game, Saturday, April 28, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)


How the Orioles became the most dysfunctional organization in baseball

There have been reports that GM Dan Duquette has been ?thrown out of the cockpit,? but no one knows who?s flying the plane.

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// Axl Rose ? a small, hopeful example for our fractured nation?

A reissue from Guns N? Roses leaves out ?One In A Million,? which denounced African-Americans, immigrants, and gay men.

Boston, MA., 05/04/18, Northeastern University holds its commencement at the TD Garden. Graduation speaker Aimee Mullins gets her hood. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

Your guide to local college commencements

Here is a look at this season?s commencement schedule and some of the notable commencement speakers at colleges around the region.

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Recipes: An easy, elegant feast for Mother?s Day brunch

Surprise her this year with an elegant feast that sounds fancy but is simpler than you?d think to prepare.

// Replacement of Mass. Ave bridge in Back Bay underway

The bridge, which carries traffic over Commonwealth Avenue, is due to be reopened by 5 a.m. on Tuesday, ahead of the morning commute, the state said in a statement.

FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2013, file photo, Washington Redskins cheerleaders run out of a tunnel before an NFL preseason football game against the Buffalo Bills in Landover, Md. The Redskins say they're concerned by allegations made by cheerleaders in a New York Times article about a trip to Costa Rica for a photo shoot in 2013. Team president Bruce Allen said in a statement Thursday, May 3, 2018, that the organization is immediately looking into the situation. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

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Getting rid of cheerleading is not the solution for the NFL

Taking aim at the women rather than their bosses further punishes the victims.

// Boston Dynamics posts video of jogging humanoid robot that scares the Internet

Few things succeed in riling up the Internet faster, unleashing a unique cocktail of amazement and terror, than a new Boston Dynamics robot video.

// Should business schools focus less on CEOs and more on the front line?

?This is not altruism,? said James Sinegal, cofounder and former CEO of Costco Wholesale. ?This is just good business.?

// Gordon Hayward had a lot to say, from his rehab to his thoughts on the Celtics

In a blog post on his website, Hayward shared his thoughts on the performances of some of his teammates.

// On the road to health, leaving the hospital is just the start

Providers are finding new ways to support patients ? through mentoring programs, smartphone apps, and mindfulness groups.


// Nina Dobrev has an un-Common experience in first visit to Boston

?First timer? my mind is blown,? read the caption on an Instagram video of the actress?s mid-morning stroll.

// Is your favorite TV show canceled?

The time has arrived: Over the next several days, broadcast networks will officially decide which TV shows will live on for another season.

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Voters should hold Republicans responsible for their efforts to undermine the Affordable Care Act.


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As the spring house hunt gets underway and National College Decision Day nears, thoughts are turning to campus housing.

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Roberta said goodnight to Connor after his 13th birthday party. Earlier, he had a conversation with an imaginary friend of sorts about why he couldn?t move back home. ?You?ve been too unsafe,?? he said. ?You could really hurt Mom.?? But later, in bed, Connor told his mother he really wanted to come home. It?s a familiar conversation. ?I tell him that it?s not safe for anyone right now, including him, but when it is, he can come home,? she said.

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Connor Biscan is learning to rise

He is a boy easy to love, and also a heart-testing puzzle to those who love him.


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