NFL decides to end tax-exempt status

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell made $35 million in 2013.


The move means the league will no longer have to disclose commissioner Roger Goodell’s salary or other financial information.

// NFL fines Jets $100,000 for Darrelle Revis tampering

The Patriots won’t be punished for the tampering charge levied by the Jets in retaliation for what they believed to be a frivolous charge.

Peter Abraham | Beat writer’s notebook

// Hanley Ramirez rejuvenated with Red Sox

How Ramirez reacts to a slump or the team struggling will be a true test of his attitude. But for now he is doing all the right things.

Apr 26, 2015; Boston, MA, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love (0) injures his shoulder during the first half in game four of the first round of the NBA Playoffs against the Boston Celtics. at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

Cavaliers' Kevin Love likely done for season

Love was injured Sunday when he got tangled with Celtics center Kelly Olynyk while chasing a loose ball.

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Leo’s Village

A severely burned boy from Africa and the community that took him in.

// Kerry deploys culinary diplomacy for foreign visitors

The secretary of state has shown off Boston’s culinary scene to international dignitaries, including the prime minister of Japan.


// Joan Vennochi: It’s all about Hillary Clinton, not the country

Until she flips that equation, the former secretary of state can’t run the campaign she wants to run.

// Obama, Abe claim progress in US-Japan trade talks

President Obama conceded the domestic obstacles both he and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe face with a Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement.

// Study links extreme weather to global warming

Such scorching days could become near-annual events by late this century even if emissions are brought under control, researchers said.

// Recent deaths a ‘slow-rolling crisis,’ Obama says

President Obama said there have been too many troubling police interactions with African-American citizens across America.

A building burned in Baltimore amid unrest following the death of Freddie Gray.


What’s happening in Baltimore?

Allegations of police brutality have been a significant issue for the city, even before the death of Freddie Gray.

Opioid overdoses killed more than 1,000 in 2014

Figures released Tuesday provide the sharpest portrait yet of an epidemic that has devastated families across Mass.

// Doctor near Mount Everest offers insight on Nepal quake

Dr. Renee Salas, an emergency medicine physician at Massachusetts General Hospital, has been in Nepal since March 1.

State board votes to put Holyoke schools into receivership

The board voted 8 to 3 in favor of receivership after more than a decade of poor performance in the school system.

Boston Marathon bombing trial

// Tsarnaev defense keeps focus on older brother

In the penalty phase of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s trial, the defense continued its effort to blame Tamerlan for the bombings.

Supporters of same-sex marriage gathered outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday to demonstrate support for LGBT couples.

AP Images for Human Rights Campaign

At gay marriage hearing, key justice doesn’t tip his hand

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, whose vote could decide the issue, offered reasons for hope and worry to both sides.

Evan horowitz | Quick Study

// How will the Supreme Court rule on gay marriage?

Should the court affirm same-sex marriage, it would complete the social transformation that began in Mass. in 2004.

Marathon trial podcast

// Episode 23: Defense promises ‘no martyrdom’ in life sentence

This interactive timeline highlights trial coverage and a podcast featuring Globe columnist Kevin Cullen and WBUR reporter David Boeri.


// A united front in the opioid battle

The epidemic requires coordinated and comprehensive action, write US HHS Secretary Burwell, Governor Baker, and state HHS Secretary Marylou Sudders.

The Big Picture

Damaged buildings in Kathmandu.

Abir Abdullah/EPA

Thousands killed in Earthquake in Nepal

The death toll continues to rise after Saturday’s earthquake, and thousands of survivors are contending with the destruction.