Boston Schools head to step down as Walsh signals lack of support

05/23/2018 Boston Ma -Superintendent of Boston Public Schools Dr. Tommy Chang (cq) was at a school program at the Mattahunt Elementary school to support the school keeping its origional name and supporting the Haitian Creole program. Jonathan Wiggs /Globe Staff Reporter:Topic.

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Tommy Chang confirmed he will resign, and Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said the public school system needs a leader ?who can gain the confidence of the community.?

// With Chang out, parents ponder the future of BPS

Friday?s announcement of Superintendent Tommy Chang?s impending departure from the Boston school system took few parents by surprise. They knew he had been on shaky ground for several months ? the question was when he would leave.

The border fence near Santa Teresa, N.M., the town where Lidia Souza and her son Diogo presented herself to immigration authorities, seeking asylum from imminent, personal violence in their native Brazil.

A Brazilian mother was freed by immigration authorities, but her 9-year-old son was not

It?s been 23 days since a Brazilian woman now living in Hyannis has seen her son. The two were separated at the US-Mexican border after asking for asylum.

// Trump?s spontaneous style leads to arguments in White House and chaos on borders

Tense arguments broke out at the White House as top officials clashed over how to carry out President Trump?s order on keeping together immigrant families at the border.


// The Trump front page that wasn?t

When the Globe editorial board published a satirical front page in 2016, they scratched the first photo choice because it was too dark. Real life has turned out to be worse.

Trolleys passed each other near the Central Avenue stop on the Mattapan-Ashmont High-Speed Line.

Lane Turner/Globe Staff

Mattapan trolleys are old, but they have fans

While the MBTA ponders the next stop for its Mattapan service, some train enthusiasts are seeking to preserve the historic cars.

Boston Fire department moves to discipline four members over social media posts

The commissioner said at least 10 firefighters have been disciplined over the past two years for inappropriate social media activity.

This shark, caught and tagged off Florida, was one of those whose movements were studied.


Great white sharks like to hang out in ocean eddies, new study says

The creatures prefer anticyclonic, or clockwise-spinning, eddies in the ocean, according to new research.

Charlie Baker?s son will cooperate with any probe into alleged incident on flight, governor?s office says

Governor Charlie Baker?s office said Friday night that his adult son A.J. will cooperate with any investigation into an alleged incident on a JetBlue flight earlier this week.

Foxborough- 06/20/18- Patriots LB Harvey Langi spends time with his wife Cassidy on a dock on a pond of a friends home in Foxborough. They were both seriously injured in a car accident last fall. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(lmetro)

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After a horrific accident, Patriot Harvey Langi and his wife made it all the way back

Eight months ago, they nearly lost everything at a Foxborough intersection; now they have a special appreciation for life.

Alex Speier

// What if the Red Sox hadn?t signed J.D. Martinez?

Martinez has been far superior to the alternatives available to the Red Sox during the last offseason.

Boston, MA - 6/22/2018 - (6th inning) Boston Red Sox right fielder J.D. Martinez (28) rounds first base after hitting a 2 run home run in the sixth inning. The Boston Red Sox host the Seattle Mariners at Fenway Park. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Peter Abraham, Topic: 23Red Sox-Mariners, LOID: 8.4.2316027481.

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The Red Sox were way behind twice, but J.D. Martinez saved the day

?This guy, he?s that good,? said Red Sox manager Alex Cora said after Martinez fueled a victory at Fenway Park.

PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 03: Venus Williams of The United States and partner Serena Williams in conversation during their ladies doubles fourth round match againstAndreja Klepac of Slovenia and Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez of Spain during day eight of the 2018 French Open at Roland Garros on June 3, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)


Here are nine changes that would be good for women?s sports

Let?s start with a name change for the World Cup, and then also consider pregnancy rules, cheerleading teams, and more.

First lady Melania Trump arrives at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Thursday, June 21, 2018, after visiting the Upbring New Hope Children Center run by the Lutheran Social Services of the South in McAllen, Texas. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Ideas | Amy Carleton

Melania Trump speaks the language of fashion. She knows what she was saying

Fashion communicates. It makes claims, it signals authority, and it invites engagement.


// Looking back 50 years at Paul Sullivan, a man who was driven to serve

The story of Sullivan?s brief, shining lifetime is retold each year during the award ceremony for the scholarship that bears his name.

Myka Meier joked with attendees of a Beaumont Etiquette class at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston this week.

Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe

?Never order spaghetti at a business dinner? and other etiquette tips

At this traveling etiquette class, the attendees learn that manners still matter.

// Arlington?s five-and-dime shop to close after 64 years; patrons bid bittersweet goodbye

Arlington variety shop Balich 5 & 10 is finally closing its doors after 64 years.

Jonathan Friedland, chief communications officer, said on Twitter Friday that he?s stepping down from Netflix following ?insensitive? comments he made to colleagues.

Netflix fires spokesman over his use of racial slur at work

Netflix Inc.?s top spokesman is leaving the company after using a racial slur in a work setting.

Ideas | Stephanie Schorow

// What should marijuana opponents do when their cause fails? A lesson from Prohibition

In the years after Repeal, true believers in banning alcohol waged an ever-lonelier crusade.


// Tom Brady sings his heart out ?in the name of love? at U2 concert in Boston

The quarterback posted videos of his spirited singalong to Instagram.


// Gisele was pretty pumped for Brazil?s dramatic World Cup win

Brazil left it late to get a win against Costa Rica in the World Cup on Friday, but it only made the celebration more sweet for Gisele Bundchen.

Connections | Magazine

// I always thought I was fine with not becoming a father. But then I wasn?t

My wife and I made the decision long ago, and now I?m coping with my regrets.

Dinner with Cupid

Blind date: ?He looked genuine from the start?

Will an evening at the Glow in the Park party lead to sparks?

Opinion & Ideas


// A big ?womp, womp? for Corey Lewandowski

The shallow, callous career of Trump?s former campaign manager.

Special reports


// Why Facebook and Google should pay you for your data

Users? clicks and posts built Facebook and Google?s online empires. Isn?t it time they got paid for their labor?



Watch ?Runnin?,? a STAT documentary

?Runnin?,? now available for purchase on Vimeo, takes an intimate look at a group of friends in Somerville who came of age as the opioid epidemic took hold and morphed into a national nightmare. It retraces the lives of friends lost, and one last member of the group struggling to avoid the same fate.

Globe event

Seattle?s mayor talks growing pains that offer some lessons for Boston

Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan spoke at a Globe event on how innovation is shaping our world, and she?s in high demand among the hundreds of mayors gathered in Boston.

Love Letters: The Podcast

Love Letters Podcast

// Getting over a breakup

Meredith Goldstein explores how to move on when a relationship ends.

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