Richard Wylie, longtime president at Endicott College, dies at 77

Dr. Richard Wylie was president of Endicott College since 1987 and was responsible for launching a campus building program and boosting the institution's enrollment.


The Pentagon is tight-lipped about the war in Afghanistan

Just as the US began sending thousands more troops to Afghanistan in 2017, it also began classifying key war metrics it had made public.

Yvette Ram said a Boston Fire Department personnel chief refused to accept some of her complaints.

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?Here we go again?: Boston?s female firefighters say little has changed

Women are a tiny fraction of the Boston force, and they say they?re subjected to harassment, discrimination, and sexism. The fire commissioner says he does not ?tolerate any type of intimidation or any type of discrimination.?

// Billy Collins tells Emerson grads to embrace the present

United States Poet Laureate Billy Collins spoke at Emerson College?s graduation, where nearly a thousand students received diplomas.

One man is killed, another is injured in Brockton shooting

A 26-year-old Avon man died and another man was injured while they were in a vehicle in a Brockton parking lot Saturday night.


// The latest evidence the Seaport isn?t getting diversity right: La Casa de Pedro?s problems

A Venezuelan restaurant in the Seaport faces an uncertain future, raising anew the question of why the city?s newest and glitziest neighborhood has so little diversity.

// Trump pledges to help Chinese phone maker that was hurt by sanctions

President Trump said Sunday he would help the Chinese phone maker ZTE. The US had earlier barred if from receiving US-made parts because of its dealings with North Kore and Iran.

// Bolton praises McCain but offers no apology for White House aide?s remark

National Security Adviser John Bolton said he was grateful for past support from Senator John McCain but would not address remarks about McCain by a White House aide.

// Parents, with their children along, carried out suicide bombings in Indonesia

Officials said a father and mother, and two of their older children, were involved in the suicide bombings. Two younger children also were present. All six died, plus seven other people.

// ?They can never take our memories, our connections?

Newton?s Mount Ida College held its final commencement ceremony Saturday, and graduates asked the school?s president and board of trustees not to attend.

Boston MA 5/13/18 Boston Celtics Marcus Morris slam dunks in between Cleveland Cavaliers J. R. Smith and George Hill during second quarter action of the NBA Eastern Conference finals at TD Garden. (photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: reporter:

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Celtics erupt, dominate Cavaliers in Game 1

A 17-0 run in the first quarter set the tone as Boston shocked Cleveland to take a 1-0 series lead.


// The Patriot Way doesn?t usually work in the NBA. The Celtics are different

It?s supposed to be straightforward ? you lose your stars, you lose games.

TORONTO, ON - MAY 13: J.D. Martinez #28 of the Boston Red Sox is congratulated by teammates in the dugout after hitting a two-run home run in the first inning during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre on May 13, 2018 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)


Red Sox fend off Blue Jays to win series

J.D. Martinez homered and drove in three runs as the Sox took two of three in Toronto.

// ?Saturday Night Live? moms to their kids: Quit it with the Trump jokes already!

?Saturday Night Live? allowed cast members to invite their mothers on stage, in honor of Mother?s Day. And those moms had something to say.

// Amy Schumer?s opening monologue on ?SNL? was all about things that women know

Amy Schumer poked fun at her experience as a woman, and many women in the ?Saturday Night Live? audience laughed along knowingly.

Connections | Magazine

// A mother discovers she may be related to her adopted son

Years after adopting a baby boy in Lithuania, I discovered my ancestors may have walked the same cobblestone streets as his.

Yvonne Abraham

// Sadness, frustration ? and, at the end, hopefully joy

For women who have trouble conceiving, today can be rough. For those who finally have a child, it?s a true blessing.

Houses in the La Boca neighborhood of the Buenos Aires.

Christopher Muther/Globe staff

Argentina?s capital is a seductive pleasure that transcends the tango and Evita

What?s it like to conquer Buenos Aires in 60 hours? Picture sitting down to a nine-course meal and being told that you have 15 minutes to consume it all.


// A new mural is coming to the Greenway

The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy is partnering with the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum for a mural by acclaimed artist Shara Hughes.

Art Review

// Looking at architecture from the inside out in ?Lived Space?

A remarkable exhibit at the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum takes a fresh look at architecture?s many connections with the way we live.

// Age hasn?t diminished the spirit of these senior priests

A group of priests in their 80s and 90s gathered at Boston?s Regina Cleri to reflect on the decades that they served in the church.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

// Private equity is losing its luster; too bad you?re already invested.

Most of the easy money has been plucked.

Love Letters: The Podcast

Love Letters Podcast

// Why can?t we be friends?

It?s easy to say you?ll remain chummy with your ex. It?s much harder to actually do.

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// The Palestinians? real ?nakba?

In the months that followed the birth of Israel, hundreds of thousands of Jews became refugees. Palestinians can learn from their example.


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