Marty Walsh’s campaign chest bulging with business checks

Mayor Martin Walsh has collected more than $1.7 million in campaign contributions this year, dwarfing his challenger’s fund-raising.

05/27/2016 MALDEN, MA Mitchell Chester (cq), Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education, poses for a photo at his office in Malden. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

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Top Mass. education official Mitchell Chester dies at 65

Chester, the state commissioner of elementary and secondary education, died last night, state officials announced Tuesday.

The Trump presidency

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Ground Game

Why it’s time for Trump to stop calling Warren ‘Pocahontas’

“Pocahontas” is a racially tinged insult President Trump has hurled dozens of times at this point.

// In new health care stance, Warren says Obamacare isn’t enough

“It’s time for the next step,” Elizabeth Warren said. “And the next step is single payer.”

// Trump takes another swipe at CNN following resignations

President Donald Trump used the resignations of three CNN journalists involved in a retracted Russia-related story to resume his attack on the network’s credibility.

//$large.jpg A photo of a $200,000 Children’s Hospital bill is shining a light on the health care debate

Alison Chandra’s son’s recent open heart surgery cost $231,115. Yet with insurance, the New Jersey family was left owing just $500.

// 15 charged in January prison riot in Shirley

It was one of the largest prison riots in recent state history, officials said.

Manchester officials reportedly failed to disclose 2015 school sex assault

An outgoing school official told WMUR-TV that the mayor was informed about the incident in 2015, but it wasn’t until the suspect was sentenced that it was shared with the public.

Linchul Shin, the 27-year-old GM of PABU Boston made Zagat’s list of young and exceptional hospitality pros.

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Two local restaurant names on Zagat’s 30 Under 30 list

The restaurant rater is putting together a list of young and exceptional hospitality pros across the country and calling it the Zagat 30 Under 30. So which locals make the cut?

// Ante Zizic in Boston to begin practicing with Celtics

The 6-foot-11-inch center arrived in Boston Sunday and completed a workout in Waltham Monday.

// Jayson Tatum asked what Boston places he should visit. He got some hilarious responses

The basketball player, who was drafted by the Celtics, got some serious answers. But the question also garnered some pretty funny replies.


// Serena Williams, pregnant and nude on Vanity Fair, takes high road with McEnroe

She’s not even playing and people still only want to talk about Serena Williams — especially her new Vanity Fair cover shoot.

// A struggle is brewing over the Seaport’s last big piece of land

The city doesn’t want the waterfront closed off. “This has got to feel like everybody’s public realm,” said a planning official.

Umass Amherst Police doled out 11,554 violations between 2010 and 2015, many of them for incidents involving pedestrian traffic.

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UMass police dole out more tickets than most cities, towns

The campus department doled out 11,554 violations between 2010 and 2015, many of them for pedestrian traffic.

// Jerry Remy lung cancer surgery ‘went well’

Remy’s wife says the operation went well and he’s recovering in the ICU.

The Bella Bond trial

// Judge will approve plea deal that will set Rachelle Bond free

The deal will soon lead to freedom for the mother of murdered 2-year-old Bella Bond.


// At last, some justice for young Bella

A 2-year-old girl was murdered and discarded like trash. And someone has been held accountable for her death.

Facebook said in a blog post Tuesday that deleting posts can ‘‘feel like censorship,’’ but that it is working on explaining its process better.

Facebook now deleting 66,000 posts a week in anti-hate campaign

The social media giant said in a blog post that deleting posts can ‘‘feel like censorship,’’ but that it is working on explaining its process better.

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II is set to receive an increase in the official funding she receives each year.

How much does the royal family cost each Brit?

A newly released report broke the cost of the royal family down to each British taxpayer — and it almost seems like a deal.


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// STAT forecast: Opioids could kill nearly 500,000 in U.S. in next decade

Opioids could also cost the U.S. economy hundreds of billions as the crisis of addiction accelerates.