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The Shaw Memorial Elms

The trees, believed to have been planted by John Hancock, have survived the memorial's construction and the ravages of time.


// 25 years later, the fallout from a Boston murder remains

Even in the blood-soaked early ’90s, Charleston Sarjeant’s beating stood out for its shocking pointlessness.

// UMass Boston’s biggest challenge? Its own ‘Big Dig’

A dangerously unstable parking garage, dating to the 1970s, sits beneath many buildings and the university’s central plaza.

// At least 17 displaced by early morning Dorchester blaze

The fire caused an estimated $2.5 million in damage, according to fire officials.

The Trump presidency

// Robert Kraft among those Trump trusts for counsel

The owner of the Patriots is a Democrat, but his loyalty to Trump dates partly to the president’s thoughtfulness when Kraft’s father died.

President Trump (left) welcomed Robert Kraft to the White House last week for a ceremony that honored the Super Bowl champion Patriots.

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Yvonne Abraham

How can fans make sense of the Trump-Kraft relationship?

“It’s pretty simple,” explained son Josh Kraft. “They’ve been friends for years. The worst time in my dad’s life, this guy was there for him.”

Sunday STAT

// For insect detectives, trickiest cases involve bugs that aren’t there

People with delusional parasitosis believe they need help not from a psychiatrist but from an insect specialist, so many turn to entomologists.

// The day I zipped my lips and let my patients talk

Doctors sometimes need to be quiet and let their patients talk without interrupting. Doing so could actually make the visit more efficient.

Brady gives much to Best Buddies but takes millions for his charitable trust

Tom Brady’s relationship with Best Buddies has changed in recent years. The organization has become a major source of funding for Brady’s own charitable goals.

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The star’s relationship with Best Buddies International has changed in recent years — the organization has become a major source of funding for Brady’s own charitable goals.

Many jurors were unaware that Aaron Hernandez was already serving a life sentence and knew little about the former Patriots tight end, the jury forewoman Lindsey Stringer said.

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‘A verdict of ‘not guilty’ does not mean that we declared Aaron Hernandez innocent’

Lindsey Stringer, the jury’s forewoman, describes the emotional weight of being immersed in the trial for so many weeks.

// Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham from ‘Happy Days,’ dies at 56

The former child star played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms ‘‘Happy Days’’ and ‘‘Joanie Loves Chachi.’’


Jackie Bradley Jr. drilled a two-run home run in the third inning to give the Red Sox an early lead.


No retaliation, and no win for the Red Sox

Manny Machado had four peaceful at-bats a night after his hard slide into second base knocked Dustin Pedroia out of the game.


// The Garden won’t go dark for the Celtics or Bruins

Boston sports fans endured a rough bunch of days in the hours leading up to Friday’s wins.

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// It sounds crazy, but GE could help fix our unfair tax code

Here’s how the Boston newcomer could emerge a hero.

March for Science

Marchers headed toward Boston Common from Mass. General Hospital Saturday.

‘In science we trust’: Rainy Boston rally draws thousands

Scientists, doctors, and supporters gathered on the Boston Common in coordination with large gatherings across the US.

Opinion & Ideas

Ideas | Nicholas Carr

// How tech created a global village — and put us at each other’s throats

We live in a time defined not by concord, but by conflict.

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.


// The 31 best signs people are carrying at the March for Science

One of the best parts of any march is the signs — and the march delivered on that front.