Charlie Baker, a veteran of the health insurance industry, dives into a policy fight

Baker is expected to unveil reform legislation this spring, adding an element that didn?t exist a year ago when the House and Senate tried to tackle the issue.

The Orchids of Asia Day Spa in Jupiter, Fla., has been closed since the arrest of Robert Kraft and others but continues to draw the attention of visitors.

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Key questions remain unanswered in Kraft?s case

A Globe review of law-enforcement documents found a number of lines of inquiry that have received little public attention but almost certainly are being examined by Robert Kraft?s lawyers.

// The case of a Rwandan man accused of genocide could hinge on witness credibility

Jean Leonard Teganya is on trial in Boston, accused of concealing his alleged role in genocide to win asylum in the United States.

// Rapper Nipsey Hussle killed in LA shooting

Grammy-nominated West Coast rapper Nipsey Hussle was killed outside his Los Angeles clothing store, Mayor Eric Garcetti tweeted Sunday.

Adrian Walker

// Walsh?s aides shouldn?t go on trial for extortion, but why are they still on the job?

Kenneth Brissette and Tim Sullivan don?t belong in prison, but they don?t belong in City Hall either.

Week Ahead

// The T?s spring cleaning can?t come soon enough

We abide many indignities in our commute, but unbearable stench shouldn?t be one of them.

// Mass. has a message for Roxbury Prep: Lower your suspension rate

More than 21 percent of the charter school?s students received out-of-school suspension last school year ? that?s more than seven time the state average.

Proposed marijuana dispensary plans to offer more than just products

Core Empowerment will have something that most dispensaries don?t ? a social justice museum that highlights the effects of marijuana prohibition on the local community.

Pedestrian seriously injured after being struck on I-93 in Braintree

Police said the person was struck on the southbound side of the highway near exit 5 around 8:40 p.m.

// A woman mistook a car for her Uber ride. That led to her death, police say

University of South Carolina student Samantha Josephson?s body was discovered about 65 miles from the campus.

A lifelong resident of East Boston, Ms. Welch devoted most nights to meeting with officials and neighborhood groups.

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Mary Ellen Welch, teacher and leading activist in East Boston, dies at 77

Ms. Welch stood out both for the breadth of her accomplishments and the way she went about achieving so many goals.

Man and woman found dead in Hollis, N.H., were killed in apparent murder-suicide

Officials believe Brian McDonough, 51, shot and killed 41-year-old Alisa Mayo before shooting himself.

Don Jordan met with his fellow selectmen at Town Hall in Aurora, Maine, population 120.

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Just doing his job ? for 50 years ? in small-town Maine

In Aurora, which has 91 voters, Don Jordan makes sure the trash is collected on time and that the town?s sand and salt shed is abundantly stocked.

// ?Fortnite? may be a virtual game, but it?s having real-life, dangerous effects

An obsession with the video game is sending kids to doctors and therapists, and their parents to marriage counselors.

// John Oliver says the Mueller report?s findings have been sitting ?in plain sight?

The host of ?Last Week Tonight? said the public is having trouble processing the conclusion of the special counsel?s investigation because of its scope.

It appears that Xander Bogaerts, shown with manager Alex Cora during a workout Wednesday in Seattle, will be wearing a Red Sox jersey for years to come.

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Red Sox close to 6-year deal worth $120m with Xander Bogaerts

Boston?s standout shortstop is eligible to become a free agent after this season.


// Rick Porcello, Red Sox roughed up in loss to Mariners

Porcello lasted just 2? innings as the Red Sox fell on the short end of another slugfest and fell to 1-3.


// This week in watching: End of story for ?Deadwood,? ?Killing Eve? returns, the best of ?Game of Thrones?

Globe critic Matthew Gilbert?s guide to what?s on television this week.

// Are you looking for some innocent, yet funny April Fools? Day pranks?

Here?s a look at some jokes from 2018 that made people crack up.

Boston Bruins center Noel Acciari is taken down by Detroit Red Wings right wing Luke Witkowski (28) as they fight during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

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Bruins absorb a beatdown in Motown

Bruins squander a 3-2 lead after allowing four third-period goals, including the third of Anthony Mantha?s hat trick


// Denying problem of racist fans needs to end

The DeMarcus Cousins incident was just one in a long line in Boston and elsewhere.



Gaming Commission won?t stream Wynn hearing or post report online

Perhaps the state gaming commission?s second look into Wynn Resorts?s suitability is more about going through the motions than conducting a true review.

Opinion | Jesse L. Jackson Sr. and David Daley

// Don?t turn the clock back on voting rights

Republicans in Florida?s legislature are trying to sabotage the will of the people in the ugliest way possible: a modern-day poll tax.

Renée Loth

// Public, but hidden: Boston needs to call out its secret spaces

Imagine knowing where to find a warm, dry spot to sit with your laptop without having to buy a $5 latte.

// A family sought seclusion in N.H. Instead, they found terror

James and Lizette Eckert had fled to an isolated farmhouse, to home school their children and to keep the government at bay. They had steeled themselves against the world, but not against an 11-year-old boy allegedly with a gun.

// Methodists, split on LGBTQ issues, are at a crossroads

Anguish has been pouring forth from area churches since the United Methodist Church voted to reaffirm that ?the practice of homosexuality is incompatible with Christian teaching.?

// 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.

Munch Madness 2019

// We?ve made it to the semifinals

Flour Bakery + Cafe, Toro, Island Creek Oyster Bar, and Sarma are battling it out in the Munch Madness semifinals. Cast your vote now!

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.

The Big Picture

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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.


// A drastic response to measles outbreak tests trust in government

Rockland County, N.Y., has banned unvaccinated children for 30 days from such public spaces as schools and synagogues.