Plan to move DOT to Roxbury is abandoned

The Baker administration’s decision deals another blow to longstanding efforts to redevelop a prominent city-owned site.

Boston 2024 CEO Richard Davey (left) backed away from a tax financing plan the group filed to the US Olympic Committee, but did not disclose to the public.

Boston 2024 backs off public financing tool

The group may propose public spending for infrastructure, but backed away from a tax financing plan it had not disclosed to the public.

// Prosecutors now oppose release of ex-Roxbury drug kingpin

After initially supporting his bid to be released, prosecutors asked a judge to deny a request for freedom from Darryl “God” Whiting.

Expelled under new policy, ex-Amherst College student files suit

The lawsuit claims the plaintiff was falsely accused of rape, not given a fair investigation by the college, and denied justice.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg was honored Friday at Harvard University for her work as a pioneer in gender equality.

Harvard honors Ginsburg for gender-equality advocacy

The 82-year-old Supreme Court justice, lauded at Harvard Friday for her work as a pioneer in gender equality, is having a cultural moment.

// Alleged Hastert payments linked to sexual abuse

The former House speaker made payments to a man he allegedly sexually abused decades ago in return for the man’s silence.

These days, a different type of weather — such as heat and lightning — is causing some of the commuter rail delays, officials said.

Snow is gone, but delays persist on commuter rail

These days, a different type of weather — such as heat and lightning — is causing some of the delays, officials said.

// Boston may post food safety, cleanliness grades for restaurants

“If we walk past a restaurant and it has a low rating, we’re not going in,” one diner said.

// Silk Road founder gets life in prison for drug-selling site

A judge in Manhattan federal court announced the sentence Friday for 31-year-old Ross Ulbricht.

Joel Idelson (left) of Allen & Gerritsen marketing firm interviewed entrepreneur Jeff Raider in a MyTV38 “content” piece.


On TV news, lines blur between journalism, ads

The move comes as outlets seek alternative revenue and marketers try to embed their messages in the programs people consume.

Udit Batra (right), chief executive of EMD Millipore, spoke with George Oulundsen while touring the firm’s bio-manufacturing sciences and training center.

EMD Millipore set for expansion with $17b takeover

The Billerica-based company is poised to become a much larger player in supplying life sciences equipment to drug makers.

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Steven Wright (35) throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers, Friday, May 29, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

Rangers 7, Red Sox 4

Rangers get past Red Sox

Josh Hamilton homered twice and Texas held on for the win.


Hungry Mother closing July 3

It’s closing time for Hungry Mother, the Kendall Square restaurant favored by foodies.

Cambridge, MA - 05/29/15 - Tom Brady's Best Buddies event/football game at Harvard Stadium. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Shalise Manza Young, Topic: 30Patriots, LOID: 8.1.1009129288.


Tom Brady mum on his suspension appeal at practice

After the Patriots’ offseason workout, the quarterback headed to Harvard Stadium to lead a charity touch football game.

Dinari (pictured) is one of the two new lions at Franklin Park Zoo.

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New lions make a quiet debut at Franklin Park Zoo

Dinari and Kamaia, a pair of six-year-old cats, came in from Texas after the zoo’s former lion, Christopher, died.

// Waltham High assigns ‘Serial’ podcast to students, teachers

Instead of summer reading, the high school is asking all students and teachers to listen to “Serial” this summer.

// Alleged killer’s ex-girlfriend breaks down, flees stand

“I just thought he had a drinking problem,” the witness said of Edwin Alemany, who is accused of kidnapping and killing Amy Lord.

Ground Game

// N.H. endorsement tracker

James Pindell tracks the state’s 115 most desirable endorsements for Democrats seeking the presidency.


Robert Ellis

// Turkey on the brink

The country was once seen as “the shining star of the Muslim world.” Now the gilt has worn off the ruling party.

The Big Picture

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Scenes from daily life in May 2015

From graduations to beautiful beaches to blooming flowers, a look at daily scenes around the world this May.