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Robert Kraft scores major victory about video evidence in Fla. case

A Florida judge said video evidence that allegedly shows the New England Patriots owner paying for sex acts inside a spa can?t be shown to a jury if the matter goes to trial. 8 minutes ago

Huffman pleads guilty in college admissions case
A tearful Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty in federal court in Boston to participating in a nationwide college admissions cheating scandal. A prosecutor asked the judge to sentence Huffman to four months in prison and a $20,000 fine. 2 hours ago

Dow closes more than 600 points down amid escalating fears over China

The Nasdaq, which is heavily weighted with technology stocks, plunged 269 points, or 3.4 percent, to 7,647 ? its biggest drop of the year. 16 minutes ago

Cape Cod man charged in Appalachian trail slaying chased after victims one by one

The suspect, James L. Jordan, was ordered held without bail in a court appearance in Abingdon, Va. The judge also ordered that Jordan be examined to determine whether he ?is suffering from a mental disease or defect."

Biden, the Democratic front-runner, makes first campaign stop in New Hampshire
Selling himself has someone who can ?restore the soul? of the nation, former Vice President Joe Biden made his first campaign stop in New Hampshire Monday since he entered the 2020 presidential race last month. 3 hours ago

Babysitter convicted of second-degree murder in shaken baby case

Pallavi Macharla, a 44-year-old mother of two who was accused in the 2014 death of a Burlington infant she was babysitting, was convicted Monday. 2:42 p.m.

Game of Thrones

9 ways last night?s ?Game of Thrones? was foreshadowed ? and hints on how the series could end
?Game of Thrones? showrunners have dropped hints for years. Here?s a look at some of the main clues. 2 hours ago


The Doris Day who should be more appreciated

The actress-singer, who died Monday at 97, wasn?t just America?s goody two-shoes.
Legendary entertainer Doris Day dies at 97

Ivy League coaching endowments raise ethics questions
A Globe review found that in at least a half-dozen cases at Yale, families endowed coaching positions or programs shortly before their children went on to enroll there.

How the Boston area?s female wine experts are breaking the (wine) glass ceiling
Here, women somms have been rising up the ranks at top restaurants, breaking old stereotypes, and moving the wine scene in groundbreaking directions.

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Elizabeth Warren pledges to appoint a former public school teacher as education secretary

Elizabeth Warren is pledging that if she?s elected president, her secretary of education ?will be a former public school teacher who is committed to public education.?

Outgoing Harvard faculty dean to leave Harvey Weinstein defense team

Ronald Sullivan Jr. had resigned from the legal team defending the Hollywood producer before Harvard announced Saturday he would not be reappointed as a faculty dean.

Maria Menounos shares a Mother?s Day update on her mom?s cancer

?Lots of work to get here but so grateful to god for giving me and my family another Mother?s Day to celebrate her!?

Moulton wants medical marijuana for veterans ? plus much bolder drug reforms

He said he strongly supports safe consumption sites for those addicted to other drugs, pointing to data showing that they can save lives and lead to recovery when paired with medical services ? without encouraging increased drug use.

Boston officer indicted for misleading investigators in wife?s shooting

A Suffolk County grand jury on Friday indicted a Boston police officer for allegedly misleading investigators probing the non-fatal shooting of his wife at their Hyde Park home last Christmas Eve, officials said Monday. 2 hours ago

Trump suggest he's behind the Red Sox' recent winning record

President Trump suggested in a tweet on Monday morning that the Red Sox? visit to the White House had a hand in the team?s recent win streak.

Patriots have been adept at spotting talent in undrafted players

At least one undrafted player has made New England?s 53-man roster for 15 straight seasons.

Brigham researchers suggest pediatricians should remind parents not to text and drive

Two-thirds of parents with children younger than 14 reported that they had read texts while driving over a 30-day period, according to new research from Brigham and Women?s Hospital.

Jurors begin deliberations in trial of Matthew Borges, charged with decapitating teenager

Borges, 15 at the time of his arrest, is being tried as an adult for allegedly stabbing Viloria-Paulino to death, then cutting off his head and hands and leaving him by the Merrimack River.

Don?t have that Nobel Prize yet? There may still be time

Researchers from The Ohio State University say they?ve found two different peaks for creativity in people?s lives, one that comes early in their careers and another that more often blooms later.

Anna Rakitina named new BSO assistant conductor

The Russian-born conductor will become only the second woman in the orchestra?s history to hold this post.

First woman to lead UMass system, husband found dead in Florida home

It?s believed Sherry Penney and James Livingston, a retired MIT professor, were overcome by carbon monoxide from a car with a keyless ignition accidentally left running in their garage.



Red Sox 11, Mariners 2

A big game by Michael Chavis sends Red Sox to fifth straight win

Chavis drove in five runs as the Red Sox completed a three-game sweep at Fenway Park.
Red Sox could make bid to host 2029 All-Star Game


Joe Biden, known for his gaffes, isn?t meeting those expectations ? so far
Just over two weeks into Joe Biden?s presidential campaign, its most notable feature may be what hasn?t happened: He hasn?t blurted anything out that delights his rivals or horrifies his aides.


?Both sides will pay? in trade war, economic adviser says, contradicting Trump
Larry Kudlow said US consumers would bear a burden from the escalating trade war with China, contradicting the president.


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.
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Know about college admissions wrongdoing? Tell us

In light of the recent college admissions scandal, we?re looking for the public?s help better understanding how families and students play the admissions game.