MBTA union says plan imperils bargaining power

Union officials say Governor Charlie Baker’s MBTA overhaul proposal would give a new board approval of labor contracts.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/27/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Boghosian_050315Chan4_MAG.jpg Chan expands holdings beyond Harvard Square to Dorchester

Gerald Chan, the billionaire businessman, purchased an industrial property with big redevelopment potential in Savin Hill.

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The IOC is “very serious about making the Games sustainable,” said Steve Pagliuca, the new chairman of the Boston bid.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/02/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/202013-05-01T202655Z_01_TOR877_RTRMDNP_3_USA-EXPLOSIONS-BOSTON-5081[1].jpg Collier family asks judge to sentence Tsarnaev friend to 7 years

Dias Kadyrbayev, a college friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, could have prevented Sean Collier’s death, his family says.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/IMG_2222-8866--90x90.jpg Boy who was shot in Dorchester is released from hospital

Divan Silva, 7, walked out of Boston Children’s Hospital to a car waiting to take him to a relative’s house.

Attorney is said to have bribed victim not to testify

Well-known attorney Timothy Flaherty allegedly bribed the victim of one of his clients with $2,500 so the victim would not testify in a hate crime case.

Emergency Management worker John Mahon delivered cases of water to Brockton residents at West Middle School.

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Water main break leaves thousands dry in Brockton

Residents have been left without water or with dirty water and low pressure after the water main break in East Bridgewater.

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The incoming owners of 1510 WMEX said they will pass on Rush Limbaugh after his distributor and WRKO failed to reach an extension.

Man pleads guilty in Woburn officer’s shooting death

The second-degree murder charge stems from a Christmas 2010 jewelry robbery that ended with the murder of John Maguire.

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Don’t be that guy — learn to fly your drone

Drone accidents, like the one in Marblehead in which an operator crashed his craft into spectators, are likely to be more common.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryansnowfarm1_met.jpg Filthy snow piles remain, even as temperatures climb

Trash-filled reminders of winter are still hanging around in parts of Boston, Quincy, and Somerville.

Pedestrians walked around the fountain on the Christian Science Plaza Tuesday as temperatures climbed into the 80s.

May could be the second driest on record for Boston

If no rain falls by Monday, the area could wind up with less than a 10th of its normal precipitation for this month.

(From left) Christopher, Claire, and Edward Goul.

Southern California triplets all accepted to MIT

Christopher, Claire, and Edward Goul, of Newport Beach, will start at the Cambridge institution in the fall.

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 27: Attorney General Loretta Lynch speaks at a packed news conference at the U.S. Attorneys Office of the Eastern District of New York following the early morning arrest of world soccer figures, including officials of FIFA, for racketeering, bribery, money laundering and fraud on May 27, 2015 in New York City. The morning arrests took place at a hotel where FIFA members were attending a meeting for the world governing body of soccer (football) in Switzerland. The Justice Department unsealed a 47 count indictment early Wednesday charging 14 world soccer figures. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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What is the FIFA corruption probe all about?

So many questions are swirling following the arrest of top soccer officials. Here’s some answers.

Boston Red Sox catcher Blake Swihart, right, chats with pitcher Rick Porcello in the third inning of a baseball game, Wednesday May 27, 2015, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)


Rick Porcello is showing no signs of being an ace

The Red Sox righthander’s huge contract created lofty expectations, which he isn’t yet close to meeting.

Natalie Portman offers advice at Harvard’s Class Day

Natalie Portman, herself a Harvard graduate, told seniors to use their inexperience as an asset.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/20new60final.jpg Millennials embrace ‘vintage,’ but don’t call them hipsters

From arts and crafts to shuffleboard, some in “Generation Yawn” identify more with their grandparents than their Gen X predecessors.

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Texas flooding

Major rainfall over the past few days has caused severe flooding and property damage in parts of Texas.