Boston, MA: 5-27-18: The Celtics Jayson Tatum is pictured reacting as the final seconds tick off the game clock, injured teammate Gordon Hayward is in the backround at right. The Boston Celtics hosted the Cleveland Cavaliers for Game Seven of their NBA Eastern Conference Finals playoff series at the TD Garden. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

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With the NBA Finals in reach, young Celtics miss opportunity

The Celtics went scoreless for more than five minutes in the fourth quarter, and LeBron James made them pay.

Boston MA 5/27/18 Boston Celtics Marcus Morris fould Cleveland Cavaliers LeBron James whose layup was ruled goal tending enroute to a three point play during fourth quarter action in game seven of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals at TD Garden. (photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: reporter:


Celtics come up short, fall to Cavaliers in Game 7

Poor shooting and another strong showing by LeBron James ended Boston’s surprising playoff run.


// In a career full of superlatives, LeBron James adds another

James’s performance in carrying a pedestrian group of teammates past the Celtics ranks among his best.

// Downtrodden fans mourn tough end to surprisingly strong Celtics season

Fans who packed the bars outside of TD Garden on Sunday night were left with one overwhelming feeling: disappointment.

// Forget protein shakes. The newest workout supplement? Marijuana.

A growing number of people are toking up before hitting the weight room, sports field, or mixed martial arts gym.

// Sneaking a fingerprint of a dead body to sell tokens

A couple days after his father’s death, a grief-stricken man named Eric escorted his 87-year-old mother to a Malden funeral home that specializes in cremations.

Allston, MA - May 26, 2018: Jack White performs during the Boston Calling Music Festival in Allston, MA on May 26, 2018. With 45 musical acts, seven comedians, two podcasts, and one Natalie Portman performing on three stages and one arena over the course of three days, Boston Calling has never offered festival-goers so many options. (Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff) section: arts reporter:

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At Boston Calling, a missed opportunity to mix it up

The festival’s second day featured Jack White, St. Vincent, and other alt rockers at one end of the grounds, hip-hop and R&B artists at the other.

Boston, MA - 5/27/2018 - Singer Thundercat performs at the Boston Calling music festival in Boston, MA, May 27, 2018. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)

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Boston Calling

A chilly Day 3 to close out Boston Calling

The last day of the three-day festival brought chilly temperatures and rain, but that didn’t stop people from coming out.


Dorchester Marine’s name finally added to local Vietnam veterans memorial

A fallen Marine’s family succeeded in adding his name to the Dorchester memorial decades after he died in Vietnam.

A look at what’s open, what’s closed on Memorial Day

Retail and liquor stores are open, but banks and schools are closed.


// Tom Brady, Bella Hadid play catch at the Grand Prix

He wasn’t available to throw the football to his teammates last week, but Tom Brady had no trouble completing a few passes to model Bella Hadid at the Formula 1 Grand Prix.

Report faults Children’s Hospital for medication errors

One patient who waited hours for an antibiotic died later after developing sepsis.

A satellite view of subtropical storm Alberto to the south west of Florida. Florida Governor Rick Scott has issued a state of emergency as the storm is expected to affect Florida.


Storm Alberto maintains strength as it approaches Gulf Coast

Subtropical Storm Alberto gained the early jump on the 2018 hurricane season as it headed toward anticipated landfall sometime Monday on the northern Gulf Coast, where white sandy beaches emptied of their usual Memorial Day crowds.

// Shortage expected after floods smother Hawaii staple crop

Farmers on the Hawaiian island of Kauai say their state should brace for a shortage of its taro crop, a staple of the traditional Hawaiian diet, after record-breaking rains flooded their fields.

// George H.W. Bush back in the hospital

Former President George H.W. Bush was hospitalized Sunday in Maine after he experienced low blood pressure and fatigue, a spokesman said.

Man climbs into Dunkin’ Donuts drive-through window, climbs right back out

Methuen police released security footage of the break-in before announcing that the suspect was arrested on Sunday night.

This undated photo provided by the Volusia County Sheriff's Office shows a note florida authorities say a woman slipped to a staff member at an animal hospital in Florida. Authorities say the woman was beaten and held captive for two days at gunpoint by her boyfriend, and escaped when she convinced him bring their dog to the animal hospital, where she slipped the note to a staff member. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports 39-year-old Jeremy Floyd was arrested at DeLand Animal Hospital. (Volusia County Sheriff's Office via AP)

Volusia County Sheriff's Office via AP

Woman held captive slips note to veterinary employee

A woman who was held captive for two days at gunpoint by her boyfriend escaped when she convinced him to bring their dog to an animal hospital — and then slipped a note to a staff member.

// Trump says US team in N. Korea planning summit with Kim

President Trump’s tweet Sunday afternoon was the latest signal that his concerns about the North’s stance toward the summit had been allayed.

// Mueller’s probe into Trump is a ‘rigged investigation,’ Giuliani says

Rudy Giuliani said Sunday that he does not see Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian involvement in the election as legitimate. “Not any more, I don’t,” he said.


// Once a nearly forgotten foster child, Steve Pemberton has become a beacon of hope

To save Steve Pemberton has defied the odds is an understatement: The onetime foster child is now a corporate executive, memoirist and philanthropist.

Ferry with 75 people on board loses power off Martha’s Vineyard

None of the 75 passengers on board were injured, the Coast Guard said.

Love Letters: The Podcast

Love Letters Podcast

// Getting over a breakup

Meredith Goldstein explores how to move on when a relationship ends.

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Opinion & Ideas


// Flags for the fallen on Memorial Day

Boston Common ceremony is a haunting lesson in the true consequences of war — one that should never be lost in the joy of welcoming summer.


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Real Estate

Back Bay penthouse goes for $8 million

In our weekly roundup, the four priciest home sales were in Boston proper. A penthouse apartment on Huntington Avenue took the top spot, raking in $8,000,000, followed by a downtown high-rise that sold for $5,000,000, and units in the South End and the Seaport District that went for $3,000,000-plus.

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//$medium.jpg Spring House Hunt: Should parents buy property in a college town?

As the spring house hunt gets underway and National College Decision Day nears, thoughts are turning to campus housing.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Eruption of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano

The activity of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island has become destructive since early May, burning dozens of homes and forcing residents to flee.


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