Partners, Brigham and Women’s to pay $10m in research fraud case

The settlement resolves allegations that a stem cell research lab fraudulently obtained federal grant funding.

// Brigham and Women’s offers buyouts to 1,600 workers

The hospital is being squeezed as payments from insurers and the government are flattening while costs grow.

//[1].jpg Seven large Mass. companies cited in study as paying little or no state taxes

Biogen, Raytheon, Staples, and Thermo Fisher are among those listed by the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy.

// Lansdowne Street to close on Red Sox game days

The move comes after attacks around the world in which terrorists drove cars or trucks into large groups of people.

Michael Flynn.

Flynn was warned not to accept foreign government payments

The Pentagon’s watchdog has joined investigations into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.


Capital Source

// An upside to UMass Boston parking crunch

The campus received the state’s highest award for eco-friendly commuting. Students and faculty have little choice.

// Scientists to study surge in humpback whale deaths

NOAA has declared the recent uptick in humpback whale deaths an “unusual mortality event.”

// Teens arrested for Taunton robbery that left clerk wounded

The woman was shot with a shotgun and is in serious but stable condition, Taunton police said.

Aaron Hernandez

// Murder victim’s mother eyes Aaron Hernandez’s estate

The mother of murder victim Odin Lloyd is pursuing her wrongful death claim against his estate, which has no assets.

// James Patterson plans true crime book on Aaron Hernandez

Patterson said in a statement that he was ‘‘stunned’’ by Hernandez’s death and wanted to know ‘‘what went wrong.’’


// John Kasich wants to sell you a book. Really. (Romney said the same thing)

“People ask why I am back,” Kasich said. “I am back to sell books.”

Frederick Weichel was released on bail Thursday.

Rose Lincoln for the Boston Globe

S. Boston man free on bail after more than 30 years in prison

A South Boston man who served more than 30 years in prison for a 1980 murder was freed on $5,000 bail Thursday.

// John Kerry is switching islands

Could a Nantucket guy ever really be happy on Martha’s Vineyard?

// Fox’s Jesse Watters denies his Ivanka Trump comment was lewd

Jesse Watters, the Bill O’Reilly protégé, made a comment Tuesday that critics saw as a lewd joke directed at Ivanka Trump.


// WCVB-TV reporters told to ‘move it’ while on camera

News director Paige Harrison wants reporters to “start walking and talking.”

Capital Source

// ‘Ten people on Twitter’ flap is back

Mayor Martin Walsh disparaged opponents of the city’s Olympics bid as “10 people on Twitter” back in 2015. The controversy has returned.

Globe Magazine

Miss Conduct

// After being laid off, is it OK to skip the office farewell?

A downsized worker wants to bypass the obligatory goodbye party. Plus, what to say when you’ve heard that story before.


Boston-04/11/2017- Boston Red Sox vs Baltimore Orioles- Sox Chris Young beats the thow home in the 7th inning on a 2-run rbi by Dustin Pedroia. Orioles catcher Wellington Castillo waits for the late throw. John Tlumacki/Globe staff(sports)

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Alex Speier

Can the Red Sox have an elite offense without hitting home runs?

Through 20 games, the Red Sox have just 11 homers through 20 games, the fewest in the big leagues.


// Bruins GM Don Sweeney: ‘The onus is right here in this chair’

Sweeney must improve a roster that was hampered by some of his questionable signings.

TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 09: Quarterback Deshaun Watson #4 of the Clemson Tigers looks to pass during the first half against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Game at Raymond James Stadium on January 9, 2017 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)


Best prediction for this year’s NFL Draft: uncertainty

The wild cards at quarterback are just one element of this draft that makes it unpredictable.


FILE - In this Thursday, June 2, 2016 file photo, United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz delivers remarks in New York. United Airlines said Friday, April 21, 2017, that its CEO Munoz won't add the title of chairman in 2018 as planned, as fallout continues from the violent removal of a passenger from a plane this month. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

United on dragged passenger: ‘many things went wrong’

United Airlines admits several mistakes were made before, during, and after a man was violently dragged off a flight.

Trump Today

// Changing his mind on the NAFTA ‘disaster’

Welcome to Trump Today, a one-stop entry point for the latest news on the 45th president of the United States.

Opinion & Ideas


// Rumors distract from Aaron Hernandez inquiry

Bringing some clarity to what the state knows about the rumors about Hernandez would help clear the way to focus on what really matters in the investigation of his death.

Special reports

Summer of ‘67

// The summer that changed Boston

The nation was splintering, and Boston wasn’t immune. But something was happening here.


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Address: Spring House Hunt

// Advice on taking real estate photos from a Pulitzer-winning photographer

In America, everyone who has a cellphone thinks they are a professional photographer. They are not.


// Documenting Hate: Submit an incident you know about

If you have been a victim or witnessed a hate incident, share your information here so we can investigate.


// Zika in Brazil: one disease, two very different lives

As Brazil’s Zika babies grow up, families and medical professionals have been charting their progress.


Love Letters

I don’t think I love her

She’s great to me, my kids, my family, and everyone loves her. I have yet to express love to her though. I expressed it in past relationships, but not this one. I don’t know what it is.