4-month-old boy is reported dead in Chelsea

The infant was found unresponsive by a family member in a Washington Avenue apartment around noon.

Pedestrian killed in multi-vehicle crash in Oxford

A total of nine people were involved in the crash Monday morning.

Taj Boston to be bought by Karp, Eastern Real Estate

The luxury hotel that overlooks the Public Garden will keep its name, the buyers said.

For the second time, a “bandit” pulled lawn decorations from the ground in Somerville.

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‘Bandit’ again pulls public artwork from Somerville site

A battle is happening between a local artist and a resident unamused by the eclectic display.

This undated photo shows the gorilla Harambe.

Cincinnati Zoo director defends decision to kill gorilla

The zoo’s director said the gorilla could have been a danger to the boy in his enclosure, even as people around the world reacted.

Man dies in Sunday night Dorchester shooting

The shooting occurred around 10:20 Sunday night, according to a statement from police.

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Verizon reached a series of tentative agreements Sunday and Monday with two major unions representing nearly 40,000 striking workers.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/30/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Cjq3UaOUUAAwZzU.jpg Duxbury police fear missing teen is in danger

Authorities say Shayla Weber, 17, was last seen Saturday.

Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts high-fives teammates in the dugout after scoring on a groundout by Xander Bogaerts in the first inning of a baseball game in Baltimore, Monday, May 30, 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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On Memorial Day, a memorable outing for Red Sox

Early concerns have continued to fade as a most entertaining team keeps making it look easy.

Milton, MA - 5/30/2016 - Lt. Brian Doherty(L) and fire fighter Patrick Muse, members of the the Milton fire department, unfurl an American flag at a Memorial Day ceremony at the town hall in Milton, MA, May 30, 2016. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)

Across Massachusetts, residents honor military members

Memorial Day ceremonies occurred throughout the state today.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/30/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Kevin_Cullen_150px%20(1)-11131.jpg One last battle for a Korean War veteran

Tom Hudner and Jesse Brown were US Navy pilots in the Korean War. Hudner is still honoring the memory of his fallen comrade.

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There are always a few familiar faces at Figawi, the annual regatta from Hyannis to Nantucket that’s held over the Memorial Day weekend.

on. Ma- May 22, 2016-Globe Staff Photo by Stan Grossfeld-Afghan delegation at the Boston Breakersat Harvard before the game Here Frozan Tajali, captain of the Afghan National Football (soccer) gets embraced by McCall Zerboni, a Boston Breakers midfielder. Behind her (l-r) t is Breakers Stephanie Verdoia, Rachel Wood and asst coach Kat Whitehill.

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Breakers and Afghan soccer players inspire each other

The Afghan national team gave the Boston Breakers insights into women’s sports in a very different culture.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/0531findings.jpg Want to write better? Read better writing

A study suggests that the quality of what one reads directly affects the complexity of his or her writing.

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Uber cited racial bias to defend its tipping policy, but what about its own hiring practices?

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/lee_lynnfield1_met.jpg Questions linger after killing at upscale home

The Lynnfield home’s owner said he had rented it to a group of “very nice, very polite, very responsive” people.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/533-Washington-Street-PNF-2016-03-31-22A.jpg Could this project threaten Boston Opera House?

A developer’s plans to shoehorn a 300-foot tower onto a postage-stamp site in Downtown Crossing faces opposition.

Opinion & Ideas


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/fa9599d9a22e447b942bb2c8a03bf740-fa9599d9a22e447b942bb2c8a03bf740-0.jpg While remembering our soldiers, we must also learn

We owe the dead an unvarnished accounting of the circumstances leading to their sacrifices.

Life sciences

STAT, a national publication from Boston Globe Media Partners, covers health, medicine, and life sciences.

Ground Game

ground game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/AFP_B7415.jpg Why the State Dept. e-mail investigation really matters

The report could affect Hillary Clinton’s ability to pivot her campaign heading into the general election.

The Big Picture

Obama’s historic Hiroshima visit

President Obama became the first sitting US president to visit the Japanese city, where he paid tribute to the 140,000 lives lost in the 1945 atomic bombing.