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 labor and other costs are growing.

// Flynn was warned not to accept foreign government payments, documents show

Ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn was warned not to accept foreign government payments in 2014.

Yvonne Abraham

// Well played, future Ambassador Scott Brown

For a while there, it looked like you had no idea what you were doing, politics-wise. But really, it was we who were clueless.

FILE - In this Thursday, June 2, 2016 file photo, United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz delivers remarks in New York. United Airlines said Friday, April 21, 2017, that its CEO Munoz won't add the title of chairman in 2018 as planned, as fallout continues from the violent removal of a passenger from a plane this month. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

United on dragged passenger: ‘many things went wrong’

United Airlines admits several mistakes were made before, during, and after a man was violently dragged off a flight.

// UK police arrest suspected terrorist with knives near Parliament

London police arrested a man for possession of weapons Thursday near Britain’s Houses of Parliament.

The Trump presidency

// 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.

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// Who wins and loses under Trump’s tax plan?

The biggest benefits would go to businesses, which would see the top corporate drop by more than half.

// Trump’s plan cuts tax rates across board

President Trump unveiled tax cuts of historic proportions Wednesday.


// John Kerry is switching islands

Could a Nantucket guy ever really be happy on Martha’s Vineyard?

// A new kind of street tree grows in Newton

Instead of the familiar Norway maple, the city is planting species that can better withstand urban stresses and climate change.


Boston MA 4/26/17 Boston Celtics Avery Bradley after knocking down a 3-point basket over Chicago Bulls Robin Lopez during third quarter action of game 5 of the NBA Playoffs at TD Garden. (Photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: reporter:

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Chad Finn

Let’s not overlook the contributions of Avery Bradley

The Celtics would not have been in position to take control in the fourth if Bradley hadn’t kept them in the game in the first half.

// Police to shut Lansdowne Street to vehicles 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.

// Fox’s Jesse Watters denies his Ivanka Trump comment was lewd

Jesse Watters, the Bill O’Reilly protégé, made a comment Tuesday that critics saw as a lewd joke directed at Ivanka Trump.

Globe Magazine

Miss Conduct

// After being laid off, is it OK to skip the office farewell?

A downsized worker wants to bypass the obligatory goodbye party. Plus, what to say when you’ve heard that story before.

Aaron Hernandez

// After Aaron Hernandez’s death, the mother of his murder victim eyes his estate

The mother of murder victim Odin Lloyd is pursuing her wrongful death claim against his estate, which has no assets.

// James Patterson plans true crime book on Aaron Hernandez

Patterson said in a statement that he was ‘‘stunned’’ by Hernandez’s death and wanted to know ‘‘what went wrong.’’

2017 NFL Draft

TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 09: Quarterback Deshaun Watson #4 of the Clemson Tigers looks to pass during the first half against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Game at Raymond James Stadium on January 9, 2017 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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Best prediction for this year’s NFL Draft: uncertainty

The wild cards at quarterback are just one element of this draft that makes it unpredictable.

// A guide to the 2017 NFL Draft

Everything you need to know about the three-day draft that starts Thursday night in Philadelphia.

Opinion & Ideas


// Rumors distract from Aaron Hernandez inquiry

Bringing some clarity to what the state knows about the rumors about Hernandez would help clear the way to focus on what really matters in the investigation of his death.

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.


// 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.


Love Letters

I don’t think I love her

She’s great to me, my kids, my family, and everyone loves her. I have yet to express love to her though. I expressed it in past relationships, but not this one. I don’t know what it is.