?Our hearts are broken?: Parents of Wentworth student mourn loss of son

Police said Maximillian Carbone?s death did not occur under suspicious circumstances. The 19-year-old Wentworth student was last seen as he left a party in Mission Hill early Saturday morning.

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Rachael Rollins?s comments came a day after she said she had nothing further to say about a series of tense exchanges between her and the governor?s office.

Police tape marked off the scene of Saturday?s shooting.

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Grandmother killed in Mattapan shooting was a ?beautiful soul?

Eleanor Maloney, 74, had lived on Mattapan Street for decades, neighbors said. She was killed in a triple shooting that took place Saturday.

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Glass eels, also known as juvenile American eels, fetch high prices for food consumption in parts of Asia, according to officials.

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Nielsen is said to have been frustrated by the difficulty of getting other departments to help with the growing number of families crossing the border.

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Mick Mulvaney said the law allows for legislators to review individual tax returns but a ??political hit job is not one of those reasons.??

Stoughton shooting leaves man with serious injuries

Police have closed part of Pleasant Street in Stoughton and asked people to stay away from the area while they investigate a shooting there.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/07/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/AFP_12V39J.jpg A poacher meets his match: He?s killed by an elephant, devoured by lions

Rangers at the South Africa national park found only a human skull and a pair of pants, officials said.

Attendees played games on the new Stadia gaming platform at the Google booth at the 2019 GDC Game Developers Conference in March in San Francisco.

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Hiawatha Bray | Tech Lab

For gamers, the clouds are rolling in

I haven?t bought a video game in quite awhile, and if Google and Microsoft get their way, hardly anyone else will be buying them, either.

2 Southbridge firefighters hospitalized after ladder truck crash

The crash happened during a driver training evaluation and is under investigation, officials said.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/03/29/BostonGlobe.com/Travel/Images/AdobeStock_57696249.jpeg The best ways to foil a pickpocket

Nothing ruins a vacation like getting robbed. Here are tips from the experts for protecting yourself ? and your wallet.

Mr. Blackburn was head coach at Newton North High School for three decades.

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Jim Blackburn, legendary running coach at Newton North, dies at 80

Jim Blackburn, 80, of Newton, who died March 19, was a legendary longtime running coach at Newton North High School.

David Karaus, who said he?s over 80, put on his skis last week at the Mount Washington Resort in Bretton Woods, N.H.

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The growing debate over senior discounts

For a frugal tribe of bargain-hunting seniors, scarfing up the potpourri of newly available discounts can take some of the sting out of a milestone birthday.

Sean P. Murphy | The Fine Print

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A man?s dream of putting his lovingly restored 1956 Triumph on the road hit a $11,232 bump in the road at the state Registry of Motor Vehicles and Department of Revenue.

John Oliver tackles affordable housing, mobile homes on ?Last Week Tonight?

The comedian outlined the rise of wealthy investors in what he called ?one of America?s last affordable housing options.?

PHOENIX, ARIZONA - APRIL 07: Outfielder Adam Jones #10 of the Arizona Diamondbacks is unable to catch a solo home run hit by Mitch Moreland (not pictured) of the Boston Red Sox during the seventh inning of the MLB game at Chase Field on April 07, 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)


Red Sox bullpen comes up big to finish horrible West Coast swing

Five Red Sox pitchers held the Diamondbacks to no runs and three hits. Mitch Moreland?s seventh-inning solo homer held up to get Boston home 3-8.

4-7-19: Boston, MA: The Celtics Kyrie Irving reacted after he hit a three pointer to make the score 99-98 Orlando. Boston had a big run in the fourth quarter, and eventually tied the game, but they couldn't maintain it and the Magic won, clinching the Southeast Division title. The Boston Celtics hosted the Orlando Magic in a regular season NBA basketball game at the TD Garden. (Jim Davis /Globe Staff).

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Gary Washburn | On basketball

Now it?s time for the Celtics to focus on the playoffs

After grousing from some players ? notably Kyrie Irving ? about skipping straight to the playoffs, well, the playoffs are here.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/08/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/5f13495fdf71470894481087650a085d-5f13495fdf71470894481087650a085d-0.jpg Baylor holds off Notre Dame for NCAA women?s championship

Baylor recovered after blowing a 17-point lead and losing star Lauren Cox.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/01/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/AFP_1B931F-23603.jpg George H.W. Bush honored with Forever stamp from US Postal Service

The stamp will be available starting June 12, the former president?s birthday. He died Nov. 30 at age 94.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/05/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/3d5d6374db2623cebd71507ac6b89ae2d7513da2d5b23273de3c6b8216721ae8ef6b81b051f29f8c567ae6d71b2ad8bb.jpg The week on TV: ?Game of Thrones? and death, the Fosse-Verdon codependency, Pulitzer history

Globe critic Matthew Gilbert?s guide to the week on the small screen.


School lessons: Money alone isn?t the solution

As much as the educational establishment wants a money-only approach, the experiences in Lawrence, in Boston, and in New York City shows that money alone isn?t the answer.

Opinion | Randall Kennedy

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/05/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/07CambridgeNword02a[1].jpg When ?the n-word? meets public education

The recent use of the racial slur has transformed an effort of racial enlightenment into a racially discriminatory act of political repression.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/05/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/RinaldiDCFDay101_hero.jpg In a broken foster system, some kids can?t find a bed for the night

Almost every night, social workers, with kids in their back seats, are crisscrossing Mass. or camping out at a 24-hour McDonald?s as they await word of a foster family with space for another child.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/05/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_ccbridge1_met.jpg Over 3 years, State Police compile data on 100m trips over Cape bridges

Cameras record the license plates of every vehicle that drives over the two bridges, the data fed to a vast, growing database.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/04/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/GhostIllo.jpg Could the famed Market Basket ghost be Wilmington?s ?Lady of the Caskets??

She was wealthy, eccentric, and obsessed with the afterlife.

Andrew Dreyfus on his father?s career path, the challenges facing health care, and more

Globe reporter Janelle Nanos 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.

Special reports

The house at 212 Forest St.

He bought the fencing coach?s house. Then his son got into Harvard

The Needham house was assessed at $549,300, but sold for nearly a million dollars. The buyer, who never lived a day there, would sell it 17 months later at a substantial loss in what may become the next chapter in the national debate over fairness in college admissions.

Munch Madness

Munch Madness | Final

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/05/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/munch.jpg And the Munch Madness winner is . . .

Beloved Boston bakery Flour takes the cake over Sarma to clinch Munch Madness 2019.

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.


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It?s back! Get the latest intelligence on presidential politics from Globe reporter James Pindell. Sign up here.


Prosecutors said two college students? scam cost Apple nearly $900,000.

Prosecutors say iPhone scheme led to $900,000 loss for Apple

Two college students would send fake iPhones to Apple claiming that the device would not turn on and that it was under warranty, and not long after, a genuine replacement arrived, according to court documents.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Globe staff photos of the month, March 2019

Here?s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: a fire in the Fens, the beginning of spring, Ice Castles in New Hampshire, and the annual citywide youth Spelling Bee.

Spring House Hunt

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/04/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Clipboard-13078.jpg Bidding wars: Should home buyers add an ?escalation clause??

If you want to start an argument in a group of real estate agents, bring up escalation clauses.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/04/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/GettyImages-1081027098-1024x576.jpg Amazon Alexa now HIPAA-compliant, allows secure access to data

Amazon unveiled software that allows health care companies to build Alexa voice tools capable of securely transmitting private patient information.