Review on Laura Levis?s death cites hospital?s parent company

The emergency entrance at Somerville Hospital.

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The report stops short of blaming any individuals for the 2016 incident, in which Levis was locked outside the Somerville Hospital emergency room during an asthma attack.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano, left, and New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick talk during team practice in Tampa, Fla., Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012. The Patriots and Buccaneers practiced together. (AP Photo/The Tampa Tribune, Cliff McBride) ST. PETE LAKELAND BRADENTON OUT MAGS OUT

Greg Schiano steps down from his position with Patriots

Schiano accepted a job in February and was expected to be the team?s defensive coordinator.

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Live updates on Opening Day: Red Sox open in Seattle

The Globe?s Peter Abraham and Alex Speier are at T-Mobile Park for the season opener. Chris Sale is the starter.

// Ben Affleck: ?I have Dunkin? Donuts every day?

?It?s very weird, I have it every day and people are always like, ?Where is that? Is that near here???

// Woman, 19, who pushed 16-year-old friend off bridge sentenced to two days in jail

The 50-foot fall in Washington state ? captured on video and widely viewed via YouTube ? broke Jordan Holgerson?s ribs, caused severe bruising, and punctured her lungs.

// Bagels sliced like bread? Some respond with a schmear campaign

A fierce debate erupted online this week after a Midwest man brought his co-workers bagels sliced like bread.


// Newton favorite Buttonwood to reopen after 2018 fire

Happy news in Newton: Buttonwood is poised to reopen over the weekend after it was forced to close after an electrical fire in 2018.

5 Massachusetts residents win smaller Powerball prizes

A $150,000 winning Powerball ticket was sold in Chelmsford, while $50,000 winning tickets were sold in Holliston, Milford, Saugus, and West Bridgewater, state lottery officials said.

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Opinion | Natasha Sarin and Lawrence H. Summers

Fair, comprehensive tax reform is the right path forward

Framing tax policies as attacks on the wealthy rather than as ways of raising revenue is ineffcient and, ultimately, unfair.


// Mueller report key to halting theft of 2020 election

Russians will try to hack another election if President Trump and Congress don?t do more to stop it.

Opinion | Alice Lloyd

// Democrats? number one question, post-Mueller: What if Trump wins again?

We can sketch a basic idea of what a second Trump campaign will look like.


// How anxious students can keep college admissions in perspective

The unfolding college admissions scandal involving bribery, cheating, falsification, and lying creates a ?teachable moment,? one school official said.

// Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck discusses a tough season, Brad Stevens, and what?s next

?I?m going to go into the playoffs with good energy and optimism,? said Grousbeck.

Spaghetti and meatballs at Tony & Elaine?s.

Quick Bite

Tony & Elaine?s is the newest old-school restaurant in the North End

This red-sauce joint pays homage to classic Italian-American food, with ambiance to match.

Seth Meyers performs at the Wilbur Theatre Saturday and Sunday.

Things to Do

The Weekender: Seth Meyers, sublime Monets, and savage ?Veep?

The Globe?s guide to the best things to do this weekend.

Trump backs off Special Olympics funding cut

After days of pressure and criticism, President Trump said he has ?overridden my people? to fund the Special Olympics.

A Billerica auto auction business and its president were indicted Thursday on five counts each of manslaughter in connection with a fatal 2017 crash that left five people dead, officials said.

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Billerica auto auction company charged in 2017 crash that killed 5

?This marks the first time that our office has charged a corporation with manslaughter,? Middlesex DA Marian Ryan said.

Massachusetts State Police headquarters.

4 troopers suspended in OT scandal win their jobs back

The department failed to follow proper due process procedures in disciplining four troopers, according to a state Civil Service Commission ruling Thursday.

A hall at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford.

New reports paint dismal picture of care at VA nursing homes

Outside investigators cited more than half of Veterans Administration nursing homes for living conditions that harmed or endangered their frail residents.

Nine young people overdosed last year while under DCF?s watch

Three youths under the watch of the state?s Department of Children and Families died of overdoses last year, and six others suffered nonfatal overdoses.

// Kraft lawyers file motion to toss video evidence in soliciting prostitution case

Authorities allege video cameras captured Patriots owner Robert Kraft engaged in sex acts in exchange for cash.

// Three dead in Manchester, N.H., hotel standoff

The standoff at the hotel, which began with a fatal gunfight between a 51-year-old man and law enforcement, ended some 15 hours later, and authorities found two bodies inside the building.

Special Counsel Robert Mueller walks past the White House, after attending St. John's Episcopal Church for morning services, Sunday, March 24, 2019 in Washington. Mueller closed his long and contentious Russia investigation with no new charges, ending the probe that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump's presidency. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Mueller?s obstruction ?punt? has Washington confused

The summary of the Mueller report did not definitively address obstruction allegations against President Trump, and many in Washington don?t know what to make of that.

A man was pulled from the Muddy River in the Back Bay Fens with severe burns.

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Man pulled from Muddy River in Fens during brush fire

The man was pulled from the river by Boston firefighters who were battling a fast-moving brush fire that sent flames some 25 feet into the air.

// Here?s the latest on the Jussie Smollett case

The confusing controversy over the case continued to simmer Thursday.

A WOW Air jet in 2016.

Officials tell WOW Air passengers not to come to Logan Airport

All of the Icelandic airline?s flights have been canceled. WOW Air announced Thursday that it was shutting down.

Love Letters: The Podcast

Season Two: How do you meet someone?

Dating in 2019 is?complicated. Frustrating. Sometimes completely exhilarating. In Season 2 of the podcast, Meredith Goldstein goes deep on one of her most-asked questions.

Munch Madness

Munch Madness

See which restaurants advanced to Round 4

Eight restaurants have advanced to the next round of Munch Madness. Vote your favorites through to the semi finals.

// Joanne Chang is always on the move

The Globe sits down with leaders in the city?s business community to talk about their career paths, work, and accomplishments, as well as their vision for Boston?s future. First up is Joanne Chang of Flour bakery cafes.


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You can?t own more than 3 pot shops, but these companies test the limits ? and brag about it

Sea Hunter and Acreage are testing the limits of state regulations on ownership of recreational marijuana stores.


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The Big Picture

Students stage global protest to speak out on climate change inaction

Students worldwide skipped classes Friday to protest their governments? failure to act against global warming as part of the ?Fridays for Future? movement.

Real Estate

//$medium-9070.jpg Are we ignoring ? or outright banning ? an easy affordable-housing fix?

Mobile homes may be the least expensive and most effective means of addressing the region?s housing shortage.


// After their baby died, medical bureaucrats deepened their anguish

Many people think SIDS has gone away, but thousands of babies a year die suddenly in the U.S. for unexplained reasons. James High was one of them.