Prosecutors shift focus to fraud charges in Manafort trial

After three days of dramatic and even salacious testimony, prosecutors returned to the nuts and bolts of their case against the former Trump campaign chairman.

// Cambridge man arrested for threatening ICE agents in murder for hire tweet

Brandon Ziobrowski allegedly tweeted that he?d give $500 to anyone who killed Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.

Flooding due to heavy rain in the parking lot of Friends Marketplace in Orleans Thursday.

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Roads are closed, power goes out at as powerful storms hammer Cape Cod

Streets flooded and trees and wires were brought down as severe thunderstorms rolled through Cape Cod on Thursday.

// Trump, state officials discuss efforts to help ex-inmates

President Trump is discussing prison reform with governors and state attorneys general at his New Jersey golf club.

// CDC finds big hike in number of women with opioid addiction delivering babies

Health officials say they found a dramatic rise in the number of women who are hooked on opioids and delivering babies in hospitals.

// Kris Kobach?s lead in Kansas governor?s race falls to 91 votes

The move comes after election officials discovered a mistake in the listing for one county?s results in the state?s tally of votes.

// Court orders ban on harmful pesticide, says EPA violated law

A court ruled that the Trump administration kept the widely used pesticide chlorpyrifos on the market despite scientific evidence that it can harm babies? brains.

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Alexandra Chandler Campaign

First openly transgender candidate for Congress in Mass. seeks to boost fall ballot initiative

The state?s first openly transgender candidate for Congress, Alexandra Chandler, says she intends to put another voice to November?s closely watched ballot measure on transgender rights.

// Lightning strikes Mass. Senate President Karen Spilka?s house

As a powerful cell of thunderstorms rattled through the region Wednesday night, Spilka?s Ashland abode was hit by a bolt of lightning.

// Starry brings free broadband to Boston public housing

A public housing building in the North End will receive free high-speed wireless broadband.

// Scituate?s brown water called out by Erin Brockovich

Scituate residents? battle with brown water got a heavy push in their favor Tuesday.

// Swansea man charged with ordering ketamine from Africa to Carver group home

James W. Carey, 39, was charged with one count of possession with intent to distribute ketamine at his arraignment in Wareham District Court.

Some of the sheep at Fat Sheep Farm & Cabins in Hartland, Vt.

A taste of farm life in Vermont

Fat Sheep Farm & Cabins drew us in, fed us, comforted us, entertained us, and made us never want to leave.

// Civil rights group releases map to track hate incidents in Mass. and nationwide

The digital map, called ?H.E.A.T. (Hate, Extremism, Anti-Semitism, Terrorism),? tracks incidents of hate and extremist violence dating back to 2002.

Perspective | Magazine

// Eight things I wish teachers knew about my child with ADHD

Some classroom interventions are helpful and others only make things worse. Parents can be a valuable resource.

// What Spike Lee said to Barack Obama on a Martha?s Vineyard golf course

?I could see on his face ? that shock,? Lee said in the latest Time cover story. ?It was Aug. 12, year of our Lord, 2017.

// How to be a better subway passenger

On the MBTA, some bad etiquette will merely make a trip less pleasant, but other poor manners could even delay or interrupt your commute.

Opinion | Diane Hessan

// Joe Biden?s humanity could be his edge in 2020

Both Democrats and Republicans could back Biden in 2020.


// Mitt Romney spotted at Logan Airport ? with frozen yogurt

In a photo tweeted by Alex Goldstein, it doesn?t appear that Romney was in a rush as he strolled past an airport Wahlburgers.

// The future of the old Boston Garden scoreboard is uncertain. But its new owner is taking suggestions

When Ted Tye found out the scoreboard ? which for decades hung inside the Arsenal Mall food court in Watertown ? was coming down, he didn?t hesitate to nab it.


// Lindsay Lohan says women who share their #MeToo stories ?look weak?

The actress told The Times of London that although she is ?very supportive of women,? she couldn?t relate with the ?attention-seekers? who are coming forward.

Miss Conduct

// Advice: Is it OK to publicly mock my mansplaining colleagues?

A cartoon perfectly captures some of the people I work with, but posting it on my office door might cause trouble. Plus: When friends don?t reciprocate.

The school on Greenwood Avenue in Swampscott had functioned as both a middle school and high school over the years. The time capsule was found buried under the stairs.

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Swampscott school demolition crews unearth 124-year-old time capsule

The capsule is dated April 28, 1894, the day the former Swampscott middle school was dedicated.

// The price of this Back Bay parking space just got slashed by $30,000. Now it?s only $345,000

The ?generous? single space wasn?t selling, so the owner dropped the price.

// The only known photo of John F. Kennedy and Marilyn Monroe is up for auction

No photo was believed to have been taken of Monroe and Kennedy together the night she sang her unforgettable rendition of ?Happy Birthday? ? or ever.


// Casey Affleck explains why he skipped the Oscars after harassment allegations resurfaced

With a new movie coming out this fall, Casey Affleck is speaking publicly about bowing out of presenting the best actress Oscar and past harassment allegations against him.


// ?Superman? actress Margot Kidder?s death ruled a suicide

Her daughter said Wednesday it?s a relief to finally have the truth out.

// Paul Stewart among inductees for US Hockey Hall of Fame

The Dorchester native was the first American referee to officiate more than 1,000 NHL regular season games.

Opinion & Ideas


//[1]-18944.jpg Driving stoned: Massachusetts standard needed

State public safety officials see the problem of stoned driving coming at them like a freight train.

Special reports

// TSA tracking travelers like terrorists in secret surveillance program

Air marshals are conducting a new domestic surveillance program, tracking people as they fly and move through airports. It might be illegal.


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// Inducing labor at 39 weeks is safe and linked to lower risk of C-section

The large study?s findings could change the way some women in the U.S. choose to give birth.

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.


// More about Last Seen: The Largest Unsolved Art Heist ever

A true-crime podcast about the most valuable ? and confounding ? art heist in history: the theft of 13 irreplaceable artworks from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.

Real Estate

Small indoor greenhouses let apartment dwellers grow veggies

You don?t need a green thumb to grow vegetables indoors. On the contrary, there are plenty of indoor greenhouses that take the work out of growing plants, from the amount of water they get to the right dosage of light.

Love Letters: The Podcast

// Getting over a breakup

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

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

The Big Picture


The Big Picture

Summertime festivals around the world

Photographers capture communities gathering at events organized to celebrate a variety of cultural observances.


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