A protester is arrested for blocking the entrance to the Suffolk County Correction Center during a protest against the federal deportation system in Boston on Monday, April 24, 2017. (Scott Eisen for The Boston Globe)

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20 activists arrested during sit-in protesting detention of immigrants

The students, clergy, and other activists were arrested Monday after blocking the entrance to the Suffolk County House of Correction.

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Town officials spent several hours at Nevins Hall in the Memorial Building conducting a manual recount of more than 11,000 ballots from the April 4 election.

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Dave Epstein

A spring nor’easter will dump heavy rain on the area this week

As April days go, Monday will be one of the best. And as April days go, Tuesday and Wednesday will be two of the nastiest.

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Detectives are speaking with them to determine what happened.

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The administration will provide the money in its capital budget for fiscal year 2018, which is set to be released in the coming weeks.

Construction of the Ted Williams Tunnel was underway in 1994.

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Here are some of the gargantuan projects dubbed ‘The Big Dig’

The dreaded moniker, which once referred exclusively to Boston’s Central Artery project, has gone global.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/24/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/dtlumacki_turkeys_metro01.jpg It sounds silly if you’ve never encountered them, but beware of local turkeys

“Turkeys may attempt to dominate or attack people that they view as subordinates,” MassWildlife said.


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There would seem to be a chance Pedroia returns to the lineup on Tuesday against the Yankees.

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Zach Britton said Dustin Pedroia could have prevented Matt Barnes’s apparent retaliation pitch.

Sunday's best


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Lindsey Stringer, the jury’s forewoman, describes the emotional weight of being immersed in the trial for so many weeks.

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The star’s relationship with Best Buddies International has changed in recent years.

Judge orders state to turn over copies of Hernandez suicide notes

A judge ordered the notes be released to the family after an emergency motion was filed demanding they be able to “know their loved one’s final thoughts.”

Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez arrived with her daughter for the funeral of Aaron Hernandez in Bristol, Conn.

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Aaron Hernandez’s funeral held in Conn.

Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez, Jonathan “DJ” Hernandez, and Hernandez’s mother, Terri Hernandez, were in attendance.

Swastika, with smiley face, discovered on Salem landmark

Surveillance video shows one boy drawing the figure and another apparently standing lookout. The boys appeared to be 12 or 13 years old.


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President Trump recalled the death and suffering of more than 1 million Armenians without describing it as genocide.

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Former President Obama used his first public appearance since leaving office to dole out advice to young people -- what he didn't do was mention his successor.

Border wall will ‘take food out of the mouths of babies,’ Pelosi says

Democrats say negotiators could avert a government shutdown if President Trump stepped back from his funding demands to build a border wall.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/24/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/69b46e0fc8d9453da259950856aa403c-69b46e0fc8d9453da259950856aa403c-0.jpg Police in Maine pick up a pair of pygmy goats

Two pygmy goats wandered away from home and were later found in a woman’s garage snacking on some cat food.

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It’s commencement season, and time to cue up the speakers who will offer wisdom to graduates on navigating the real world.


Eaton Vance trader to plead guilty to defrauding firm

A vice president and portfolio manager at the Boston firm Eaton Vance Management has agreed to plead guilty to defrauding mutual funds.

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Virginia Luscinski wants to cash in on the “sacrifice” she’s made in the years she’s spent living in the shadow of the South Bay Center.

Trump Today

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/24/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/wall1.jpg The border wall is back

The White House wants money for the wall to be included in a spending bill that must be passed by the end of the week, but opposition remains.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Richard North Patterson

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/24/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Kushner.jpg Running America like a (dysfunctional family) business

Welcome to the White House, where qualifications are optional, family is all, and a petulant patriarch rules by whim.

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Summer of ‘67

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


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


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


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/24/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/climate-still-play2.jpg WATCH: It’s the mother of all human health issues

Human climate tampering could cause nasty disruptions to the relative stability we’ve had until this point in our history.