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Lawrence man is arrested in connection with death of 13-year-old Amesbury girl

Carlos Rivera, 47, was arrested early Saturday morning after allegedly giving Chloe Ricard drugs, according to the Essex district attorney?s office. She was pronounced dead Monday. 2 hours ago
What we know about the death of 13-year-old Chloe Ricard Family identifies girl, 13, pronounced dead at Lawrence hospital

Drama, uncertainty not stopping Encore from preparing to open

The Wynn organization is preparing to open its massive casino ? complete with 3,100 slot machines, 671 hotel rooms, and 5,800 employees ? all in one fell swoop.

Federal judge halts plan to build parts of border wall

The judge immediately halted the Trump administration?s efforts to redirect military-designated funds to build sections of wall on the Mexican border.

MFA confirms offensive remarks from patrons, bans two members

The museum said it pored through hours of security footage and interviewed dozens of people, including staff and visitors, after a group of students said it was subjected to racism on a recent visit. It also pledged to change its protocols for museum staff and guards.

Newton's first recreational marijuana shop opens today. Here's what you need to know
Garden Remedies in Newton starts recreational marijuana sales today on an appointment-only basis.

sunday baseball notes
Justin Verlander wants to be the Tom Brady of baseball
In what is now his 15th season in the majors, Verlander still loves what he does. 56 minutes ago

Chris Sale, Red Sox can?t overcome poor defense in loss to Astros

Senate wants an outside review of $1.5 billion MBTA Retirement Fund?s 'sustainability'

For the second time, the state Senate is pushing a proposal that would subject the privately run fund to an outside review.

Prominent professor warned Harvard of sex harassment threat to grad students

Harvard officials received a detailed warning a year ago by a prominent faculty member that graduate students were vulnerable to sexual harassment by powerful professors.

Memorial Day

Family and friends take ?pride and honor? in tribute to fallen Mass. soldier
Eric Emond?s name was added to the very memorial he helped create ? one that pays tribute to Mass. service members who have died since 2001.

Kevin Cullen: Remembering Eric Emond

Your guide to Boston Calling

Recommended acts, what?s new this year, and a look behind the scenes at Boston?s big music festival

Boston Calling music festival gets underway
The three-day event kicked off Friday at the Harvard University athletic complex.

Governor Baker defends state prison system, now under federal investigation
The probe, launched by the civil rights unit of the US attorney?s office in Massachusetts, is focused on reports of mistreatment of inmates.

?Not really if, it?s when?: Mass. marijuana pesticide ban prompts fears of crop failure
As the state?s cannabis industry scales up, business leaders say they have far more to lose because of Massachusetts? hard-line ban on pesticides.

NCAA Division 1 women?s lacrosse
BC women?s lacrosse team will again play for a national title
The Eagles beat North Carolina, 15-14, in double overtime and will play in the NCAA final on Sunday.

Hawaii woman missing for 2 weeks is rescued in Maui forest

Amanda Eller was found alive after an extensive search that involved hundreds of volunteers and helicopters. an hour ago

For women in Mass. on front lines of the fight to dismantle Roe v. Wade, hope mixes with skepticism

The abortion battle may be reaching an inflection point and some longtime antiabortion activists are encouraged, yet wary.
on the job

He?s a real-life Matt Hooper

This shark researcher lives the dream-job that he saw Richard Dreyfuss portray in ?Jaws.?

Mario Batali pleads not guilty to sex assault charge in Boston court

Batali, 58, is charged with indecent assault and battery in what appears to be the first criminal charge to arise from a series of sexual misconduct allegations against him.
The rise and fall of Mario Batali

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The Big Picture

Some of the best sports photos in Boston history

Bobby Orr flying through the air, Larry Bird with a victory cigar in his mouth, Jason Varitek serving A-Rod his just deserts. Here?s a look at some of the best sports photos in Boston history.

Students learn to speak Latin, ?the un-dead language?
Immersive Latin offers to make a historically elite subject more equitable.

Someone broke into his house. But they didn?t take anything ... they just cleaned it.
A Marlborough resident came home from work and was surprised to find his house had been thoroughly cleaned. But by whom?

Your view: Creepy cleanliness or unblemished blessing?

After shark attacks, is Cape Cod ready for tourist season?
Two shark attacks ? including the state?s first fatal attack since 1936 ? rattled beachgoers last year and sparked a still unresolved debate about how the vacation destination should respond.




A closer look at the Blues? remarkable turnaround this season

On Jan. 1, they were at the bottom of the NHL standings. Now they?re playing for the Stanley Cup. How did that happen?