A Harvard face-off in the court of public opinion

Nancy Gertner and Alan Dershowitz.

Yoon S. Byun/Globe Staff/file 2013 | Andrew Innerarity/Reuters\file 2015

In an Ali-Frazier battle of legal minds, former federal judge Nancy Gertner this week smote celebrated legal scholar Alan Dershowitz in the New York Times.

President Donald Trump.

DNC sues Russia, Trump campaign, and Wikileaks

The DNC says that Russia launched a “brazen attack on American democracy” that began with a cyberattack on the committee.

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The MBTA recently improved the accuracy of subway arrival prediction times on its website and select smartphone apps.

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Fifty-three related E. coli infections have been reported in 16 states, and in recent days 18 new cases were added to the investigation.

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Some lanes on the upper and lower decks will only be closed during off-peak hours when the reconstruction begins Sunday.

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A fund has been established to pay for the burial of a girl who died under suspicious circumstances in Fitchburg.

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Santos was inducted into the New England Patriots Hall of Fame after 36 seasons and 744 games as the team’s radio play-by-play announcer.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/20/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/OK_0742_AS_M_JNH.jpg The bloody history of April 20 and the days leading up to it

“It’s a really strange phenomenon,” said a domestic terrorism expert. “We sometimes refer to April as the beginning of the killing season.”

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The documents contain new details about interactions with Trump that former FBI director James Comey found unnerving.

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Fresh veggies and smart ranges can be your ticket to a colorful and convenient cooking season.

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Buzzsaw | Matthew Gilbert

From ‘Game of Thrones’ to ‘Handmaid’s Tale,’ the 10 best TV drama performances over 10 years

Critic Matthew Gilbert submits his choices from an embarrassment of riches.

Discuss: Who makes your list?

"I would add both Carrie Coon and Justin Theroux of 'The Leftovers' as both performances were so powerful and deeply moving." --Mom37
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Somerville’s Voxel8 says its 3-D printing method allows for more customization and less waste and it is hoping shoe manufacturers take notice.


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A series in Anaheim should have been a challenge, but instead the Red Sox dominated. Of their 43 hits, 11 were home runs.

Avicii was a pioneer of the contemporary Electronic Dance Movement and a rare DJ capable of worldwide arena tour.

EDM star Avicii has died at age 28

The Swedish-born producer and DJ known as Avicii has been found dead in Muscat, Oman.

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Leaders of a Syracuse University fraternity apologized for a leaked video in which a member swore to hate black, Hispanic and Jewish people.

Michael A. Cohen

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When your skin is white, racism is something of a thought experiment — it’s not a daily experience of frustration, annoyance, humiliation, and fear.

Greg Skomal

1,400 basking sharks met off the Mass. coast. But why?

The largest grouping of the sharks ever recorded was seen off the Mass. coast several years ago and led researchers to study the strange underwater meet-ups.

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Some of Prince’s closest confidants had grown increasingly alarmed about his health in the days before he died and tried to get him help.

Dinner with Cupid

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Will their most memorable moments of this date be more about the food than the company?

Shirley Leung

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A one-seat ride through the Ted Williams Tunnell serves Logan Airport, the Seaport District, and South Station.

Globe Magazine

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The hottest towns for home buyers, for prices ranging from under $500,000 to more than $1 million.

Love Letters: The Podcast


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How climbing mountains and other “breakup accomplishments” can improve self-worth after a relationship ends.

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Stitcher   |   RadioPublic


Opinion & Ideas

Renée Graham

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Few seem as determined as Haley to emerge unscathed from the wreckage of the Trump presidency.

A new chapter in the story of a terrier who found adventure in Milton

One day, in the friendly little town of Milton, a mysterious visitor arrived out of the blue. No one could say where, exactly, the little dog had come from. But before long, they began spotting it all over town . . .

Sean Gannon’s funeral service was held at Saint Pius X Church on Thursday.

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

A man determined to choose violence. A cop determined to live a good life

Only three years apart in age, the police officer and the career criminal accused of killing him could not have been more different.


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Real Estate

What kind of home does your money buy in Coolidge Corner?

A sampling of the housing market includes a condo overlooking a pool area and one with heated bathroom floors. Search for more listings at realestate.boston.com.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

The Big Picture: Monday in photos

Thousands of runners competed in miserable weather conditions during the 122nd running of the Marathon.

Real Estate


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


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Puzzled? Keep trying your hand at our interactive crossword and see if you can triumph.