This UMass Boston program faces uncertain future

The nursing school, one of the campus’s most successful programs, is looking for a new home.

// UMass officials break off talks with Kraft Group about soccer stadium

University of Massachusetts officials have broken off talks with the Kraft Group to build a soccer stadium near the UMass Boston campus.

// No charges over sexual misconduct claims at Choate

Police say former staff members accused of sexual misconduct at Choate Rosemary Hall boarding school can’t be charged.

// More driverless cars coming to Mass. roads?

Three companies have approached the state about launching tests here.

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

Stress levels for airline passengers begin to rise at the security checkpoints.


Despite United’s apology and settlement, don’t expect air travel to get any smoother

As the number of people flying reaches record levels this year, stress among passengers and airline staff will only get worse.

Ground Game

// How Trump’s first 100 days compares to past presidents’

No president has had such a low job approval rating at this point.

// Warren ‘troubled’ by $400,000 Wall Street speaking fee for Obama

Money is “the snake that slithers through Washington,” Elizabeth Warren said about President Obama’s fee to speak at a health care conference.

// 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.


// S. Boston man free on bail after decades 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.

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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.

// 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.


Fans cheer after Texas A&M's Myles Garrett was selected with the number one overall pick by the Cleveland Browns during the first round of the 2017 NFL football draft, Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

2017 NFL Draft live updates

Globe reporters will provide analysis and commentary throughout the draft.

NFL Draft

// Browns select Texas A&M DE Myles Garrett No. 1 overall

Garrett had 31 sacks and 141 tackles in 34 games for the Aggies over three seasons.

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Isaiah Thomas will attend sister’s funeral Saturday in Washington

The Celtics star guard’s mind and heart remain with his sister.


// A closer look at the ESPN layoffs

What’s curious, on the surface at least, is that ESPN’s baseball coverage took a significant hit.


// Tom Brady to speak at pricey Tony Robbins ‘wealth summit’

No. 12 will join the motivational speaker in Boston June 8.

Kaboom! MIT students drop confetti-filled piano off building

After a one-year hiatus, MIT students gathered once again Thursday to watch a piano fall from the sixth story of a dormitory.

// That’s no jackhammer — woodpecker season is upon us

They’re loud, and they want everyone to know it. Woodpeckers are out in full-force to attract mates


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

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

The Weekender

// Spring traditions, ‘Art in Bloom,’ and Samantha Bee

Almost Friday already? How did that happen? Rhetorical question. Don’t care. Here are some picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.

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


// John Kasich keeps his options open

Kasich is on a keep-your-profile-high-and-your-options-open-and-see-what-happens tour.

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.