New ‘cottage’ at Maine compound for Jeb Bush

 The 3,000-square-foot home being built for Jeb Bush will be the second-largest house on the family’s compound.


Having a 3,000-square-foot vacation home erected could be a vivid reminder of the complications facing his campaign.

// Locals laud Ireland’s vote on gay marriage

Many Irish-Americans in Greater Boston greeted the vote as a seismic shift for the traditionally Catholic country.

Residents in Dublin celebrated the results of the vote.

Resounding yes to gay marriage in a new Ireland

Official results showed that 62.1 percent of voters were in favor of the measure.

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Meet people who found a way to escape poverty

Finding a way to move up and out was daunting, but acquiring skills helped make it work for these four people.

// Woman fights medical marijuana firing

She had told her future boss about her use. But when she tested positive on a drug test, she was terminated.

Passenger killed in single-car rollover in Burlington

A woman was killed and a man was hospitalized in a single-vehicle rollover in Burlington on Saturday, officials said.

Mike Napoli was a happy man upon returning to the Red Sox dugout following his solo home run in the second inning.

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Red Sox 8, Angels 3

Mike Napoli’s two homers power Red Sox

The long-slumping first baseman went deep to left field twice as the Red Sox snapped a three-game losing streak.

Barbara Jackson and Brian Pomodoro with a photo of their eldest child, Gwen, who came out as transgender three years ago.

Families with a transgender child learn and change

More families are speaking out about their experience of raising a transgender child day-to-day.

Elephants are credited with helping to win Allied victory in Burma in World War II.


The animals conscripted into human wars

That civilians die in war is tragic; that we even drag other species into our conflicts deepens the sorrow.

Kim Walsh-Solio says when she had Andrew she knew little about babies — much less autism.

Up close

Malden mom writes book on raising child with Autism

“I now have a purpose and a voice and I am not afraid to use it,” said Kim Walsh-Solio, whose son has Autism.

Why we’re healthier in the summer, sicker in the winter

It’s not just a perception: Humans are actually less ill during the summer than the winter. Now, researchers may have discovered why.

Tove Lo performed at Boston Calling on Saturday.


Scenes from Boston Calling Music Festival

The event at City Hall Plaza continued to rock Saturday with the sounds of Tove Lo, Gerard Way, and other musical acts.

The irony is that Bill Belichick, whose behavioral pattern is the reason the Patriots are held in such low esteem by the national audience, may very well have had nothing to do with anything this time.

Bob Ryan

Patriots come with baggage for fans

There are people who sincerely believe the Patriots have won four tainted Super Bowl championships.

In this image from video provided by the NFL, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft speaks at the NFL owners meetings in San Francisco, Tuesday, May 19, 2015. Now that Kraft is not appealing his team's punishments in the deflated footballs scandal, only his quarterback's challenge remains. Moments after Kraft said Tuesday, May 19, 2015, he won't oppose the $1 million fine and loss of two draft choices the NFL penalized the team for its role in using underinflated footballs in the AFC championship game, the players' union reasserted that Tom Brady's appeal will go forward. (AP Photo/NFL via AP) NO SALES


Robert Kraft chose legacy over team

Deflategate has become legacy Russian roulette for Roger Goodell, Kraft, and Tom Brady.

The Big Picture

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Oil spill in California

The governor declared a state of emergency after about 105,000 gallons of oil were spilled, affecting nine miles of the scenic coast.