Boston, Massachusetts -- 09/21/2014-- New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman (Top) is tackled by (L-R) Oakland Raiders Usama Young and Tarell Brown during the fourth quarter of play at Gillette Stadium in Boston, Massachusetts September 21, 2014. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff Topic: Patriots-Raiders1 Reporter:

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The secrets behind the making of the NFL schedule

One of the four people involved takes us behind the scenes of the complicated process.

// Ayup — there’s a Bar Harbor on Mars, too

NASA has turned to colorful Maine place names to tag geological features on the Red Planet.

// 9-year-old boy struck by baseball showing hopeful signs of recovery

A 9-year-old Waltham boy whose heart stopped after he was hit with a baseball remained in a medically induced coma Monday but is showing positive signs of recovery, a relative said.

Boston MA 04/22/2017 Some of the crowd at the March For Science on the Boston Common had to use their sign for protection from the rain. Jonathan Wiggs /GlobeStaff) Reporter:Topic

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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.

// Arkansas completes execution of two inmates

The state put Jack Jones and Marcel Williams to death Monday, marking the nation’s first double execution in 17 years.


Boston Red Sox pitcher Matt Barnes walks off the field after being ejected for throwing at Manny Machado during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, April 23, 2017 in Baltimore. The Red Sox won 6-2. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

Red Sox’ Matt Barnes suspended four games

The reliever was also fined for throwing behind Manny Machado on Sunday.

Boston-04/12/2017- Boston Red Sox vs Baltimore Orioles- Sox Hanley Ramirez hits a 5th inning single. John Tlumacki/Globe staff(sports)

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Red Sox expect a power surge soon

The Sox are last in the majors in homers, but “I’m not worried about it,” said hitting coach Chili Davis. “They come in bunches.”

10/10/16: Boston, MA: Red Sox DH David Ortiz came back onto the field to salute the crowd one last time following the final game of is career, a season ending Boston loss to the Cleveland Indians. The Boston Red Sox hosted the Cleveland Indians in Game Three of their ALDS baseball series at Fenway Park. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) section: sports topic: Red Sox-Indians

David Ortiz to speak at R.I. commencement

Retired Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz will deliver the commencement address at a private Rhode Island university.


// Bill O’Reilly says he was surprised by Fox News firing

Bill O’Reilly says he’s sad and surprised that he’s off TV but is confident the truth will come out about his exit from Fox News.

Lawyer: Notes may help Hernandez kin separate truth from rumor

Jury selection begins in the double murder trial of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, in in Suffolk Superior Court in Boston, as jury selection begins in his double murder trial.(Pat Greenhouse/Boston Globe via AP, Pool)

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A judge ordered that Aaron Hernandez’s suicide notes be released to the family after an emergency motion was filed.

// Mourners gather in Aaron Hernandez’s hometown for funeral

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

// Wisconsin seeks to mandate drug tests for Medicaid recipients

If one place typifies the relationship between America’s poor and their government, it may be Marcia Coggs Human Services Center.

Eaton Vance trader to plead guilty to defrauding firm of nearly $2 million

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

The Trump administration

// State Dept. removes Mar-a-Lago promotion

The U.S. State Department removed a promotional posting about President Trump’s Florida resort after a storm of ethics criticism.

// Trump to review Maine monument designation, may expand offshore drilling

President Trump will sign executive orders this week aimed at expanding offshore oil drilling and reviewing national monument designations.


Dorchester 04/21/2017 A portion of the UMass Boston campus underground garage that served as a foundation for five campus buildings and was built to accommodate over a thousand cars has been closed. The garage was plagued by problems,and work as been done to reinforce the structure. Estimates to fix the substructure as well as several attached buildings is expected to cost at least 150 million dollars or more. Jonathan Wiggs /GlobeStaff) Reporter:Topic

Baker will commit $78 million to UMass Boston garage project

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

Former City Council candidate charged with larceny, embezzlement

Cornell Mills is a former City Council candidate and the son of former state senator Dianne Wilkerson.

// Mass. Democrats move to kill Israel resolution

Top leaders said the resolution was starkly unbalanced and could lead to an exodus from party.

Opinion & Ideas


// Renew protected status for Haitians

President Trump shouldn’t let protective status for Haitians expire.

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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// 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.


// 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.