Boston Uber driver charged with rape

It’s the latest incident involving the ride-hailing company’s drivers.

Aaron Hernandez

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Lawyers also are starting their bid to erase the former Patriot’s conviction in the 2013 death of Odin Lloyd.

Aaron Hernandez conferred with one of his attorneys in court on March 2.

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Hernandez speculation alarms gay-rights advocates

Advocates say unverified reports about Aaron Hernandez’s sexuality are not relevant to his crimes or his suicide.

“We are encouraged by the District Court’s ruling,” said Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone (above).

Mass. cities hail ruling blocking sanctuary city retaliation

A federal judge temporarily blocked President Trump’s plan to hold back funds from cities that limit cooperation with immigration authorities.

Winthrop Square project

A tower proposed for the site would cast shadows on the Common. Our columnists have opposing views.



Adrian Walker

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/10/07/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/walker_20131007.jpg Spread the spoils around the entire city, not just downtown

Residents in East Boston, South Boston, and near Franklin Park also would benefit from the project, and here’s why.

Shirley Leung

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/10/18/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/leung_20131018.jpg No, Boston, it’s not all about the money

We shouldn’t let the prospect of a big payday for the city blind our judgment on process and the precedent that could be set.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/ryan_target4_biz.jpg Slashing prices on beer gets a Target store in trouble

The chain’s Fenway store sold 15-packs for $11.99 but bought them for $14.25, and that’s a no-no under state regulations.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/kreier_strangeclouds2_met.jpg Did you notice the strange clouds over Boston earlier today?

The “Undulatus Asperitas” was officially added to the World Meteorological Organization’s “International Cloud Atlas” in March.

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President Trump on Tuesday formally nominated former US senator Scott Brown to serve as his ambassador to both New Zealand and Samoa.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/randolphpolice.jpg Police search for missing Randolph teen

Teams have been searching a nearby reservoir since the teen went missing.

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She’s a mom, a business owner, and a life-changer

How one South Shore mom’s mission to improve her son’s autism treatment led to a program that now enriches the lives of hundreds of kids.

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The Trump presidency

Ivanka Trump’s “Women Who Work: Rewriting the Rules for Success” comes out May 2.

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Is Ivanka Trump’s new book being buried?

The first daughter’s “Women Who Work: Rewriting the Rules for Success” comes out May 2. And that seems to be news to booksellers.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Boghosian_Katahdin15_MAG.jpg Environmentalists vow to fight Trump on Maine monument

The president plans to review the designation of a number of national monuments, possibly including Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/23instagram.jpg Three images you can’t post on Instagram

The service removed photos the Museum of Fine Arts had posted to promote an ongoing exhibition.

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It’s the latest issue to face the news network, which has seen the ouster of Bill O’Reilly and Roger Ailes within the past year.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/02/14/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/turner021317FOODxxyearofcocktails116.jpg This guy made 500 cocktails in 500 days

Bartender Tony Iamunno’s project began as a lark. It soon turned into a full-blown obsession.

East Boston MA 04/25/2017 Yesica Calderon (cq) reacts to a room full of friends and family inside the school's library . In a surprise annoucement to all who were gathered, Yesica, won a full academic scholarship to Regis College. GlobeStaff) Reporter:Topic

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She walked into a room full of family and friends. Then she was told she won a scholarship

Regis College-bound Yesica Calderon served as a leader both on the field and in the classroom, achieving a 4.8 grade point average while taking high-level courses.

Sports

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/5631483511ab412eba1645144184f69e-5631483511ab412eba1645144184f69e-0.jpg Patrice Bergeron played all season with groin injury

He said he has discussed the possibility of surgery but will take time to rest before deciding how to proceed.

GARY WASHBURN I ON BASKETBALL

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/RinaldiCeltics06.jpg Marcus Smart responds to Jimmy Butler’s ‘tough talk’

Considering Smart’s history, opposing teams have attempted get under his skin.

NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/tlumacki_redsoxvsbaltimore_sports319-11635.jpg Some fans may turn on Dustin Pedroia, but teammates won’t

The second baseman’s forthright comments over the weekend have caused no rift in the Red Sox clubhouse.

Chad Finn

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/22/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/671315056-14520.jpg Orioles sure look like the Red Sox’ top rival right now

Even with the Yankees and Cubs in town first, next week’s visit by Baltimore seems like the most interesting.

Names

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/01/12/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/14thAnnualHotStove3.jpg Hot Stove Cool Music performer calls out ticket brokers for pricey markup

Buffalo Tom’s Bill Janovitz used social media to shame ticket brokers.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Roback_26getsmart05_met.jpg Why UMass Amherst’s newest building is made almost entirely of wood

When thinking of sleek modern buildings, one probably does not envision wood as a key material.

Trump Today

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/AFP_NT9N8.jpg Signing a flurry of executive orders

Looking to rack up victories as his 100-day milestone approaches, the orders highlight the President’s lack of success getting legislation through Congress.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Michael A. Cohen

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/cohen-3480.jpg Homeland Security’s John Kelly is unhinged

His threat-mongering is an embarrassment to every American.

Special reports

Summer of ‘67

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/06/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/jim.jpg The summer that changed Boston

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

Newsletters

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Address: Spring House Hunt

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

Investigations

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

STAT

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/Broad.jpg OPINION: Broad Institute testing the limits of what ‘nonprofit’ means

The licensing of its CRISPR technology is pushing the limits of what a tax-exempt nonprofit research institute can do.