Harvard grad students vote to unionize

Nearly 5,000 teaching and research assistants join the United Auto Workers, a union with blue-collar roots that has become a bastion of academic organizing

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In an Ali-Frazier battle of legal minds, former federal judge Nancy Gertner this week smote celebrated legal scholar Alan Dershowitz in the New York Times.

With seven months until the 2020 presidential primary season kicks off in earnest, the top-tier Democratic potential candidates are nowhere to be found in New Hampshire.

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Ground Game

In N.H., a burning political question: Where are all the big-deal Democratic presidential candidates?

The top-tier Democratic potential candidates are nowhere to be found in Iowa or New Hampshire, with seven months until primary season kicks off in earnest.

President Donald Trump.

DNC sues Russia, Trump campaign, and Wikileaks

The DNC says that Russia launched a “brazen attack on American democracy” that began with a cyberattack on the committee.

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Without admitting wrongdoing, Dicerna will pay much its larger rival Alnylam $15 million plus stock to resolve litigation.

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“It’s a really strange phenomenon,” said a domestic terrorism expert. “We sometimes refer to April as the beginning of the killing season.”

Editor’s note

Kevin Cullen placed on administrative leave

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Fifty-three related E. coli infections have been reported in 16 states, and in recent days 18 new cases were added to the investigation.

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Buzzsaw | Matthew Gilbert

From ‘Game of Thrones’ to ‘Handmaid’s Tale,’ the 10 best TV drama performances over 10 years

Critic Matthew Gilbert submits his choices from an embarrassment of riches.

Discuss: Who makes your list?

"I would add both Carrie Coon and Justin Theroux of 'The Leftovers' as both performances were so powerful and deeply moving." --Mom37
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Avicii was a pioneer of the contemporary Electronic Dance Movement and a rare DJ capable of worldwide arena tour.

EDM star Avicii has died at age 28

The Swedish-born producer and DJ known as Avicii has been found dead in Muscat, Oman.

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Avicii kicked off his 2014 tour at Boston’s TD Garden with a crowded, sweaty concert that turned into what emergency officials call a “mass casualty incident.”

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/20/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/f96413cebd094b73a71d16f04715e3af-975739dfc1d2438caf7d684ddf861b95-0.jpg Syracuse frat says racist oath was satire — of a Republican

Leaders of a Syracuse University fraternity apologized for a leaked video in which a member swore to hate black, Hispanic and Jewish people.

Michael A. Cohen

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When your skin is white, racism is something of a thought experiment — it’s not a daily experience of frustration, annoyance, humiliation, and fear.

Waltham, MA., 041318, Celtics forward Jayson Tatum. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

Adam Himmelsbach

Jayson Tatum is at the door. ‘He has a passion to be great’

The Celtics rookie once had to knock on a neighbor’s door to ask for food. Now he’s on the threshold of NBA stardom.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/19/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/baskingshark.jpg 1,400 basking sharks met off the Mass. coast. But why?

The largest grouping of the sharks ever recorded was seen off the Mass. coast several years ago and led researchers to study the strange underwater meet-ups.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/3e68b72e7de7443d8d189b8f51f56d36-3e68b72e7de7443d8d189b8f51f56d36-0.jpg Investigative materials reveal pop star Prince’s final days

Some of Prince’s closest confidants had grown increasingly alarmed about his health in the days before he died and tried to get him help.

Dinner with Cupid

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Will their most memorable moments of this date be more about the food than the company?

Shirley Leung

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A one-seat ride through the Ted Williams Tunnell serves Logan Airport, the Seaport District, and South Station.

Globe Magazine

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The hottest towns for home buyers, for prices ranging from under $500,000 to more than $1 million.

Love Letters: The Podcast


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How climbing mountains and other “breakup accomplishments” can improve self-worth after a relationship ends.

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Stitcher   |   RadioPublic


Opinion & Ideas

Renée Graham

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Few seem as determined as Haley to emerge unscathed from the wreckage of the Trump presidency.

A new chapter in the story of a terrier who found adventure in Milton

One day, in the friendly little town of Milton, a mysterious visitor arrived out of the blue. No one could say where, exactly, the little dog had come from. But before long, they began spotting it all over town . . .

Sean Gannon’s funeral service was held at Saint Pius X Church on Thursday.

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

A man determined to choose violence. A cop determined to live a good life

Only three years apart in age, the police officer and the career criminal accused of killing him could not have been more different.


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Real Estate

What kind of home does your money buy in Coolidge Corner?

A sampling of the housing market includes a condo overlooking a pool area and one with heated bathroom floors. Search for more listings at realestate.boston.com.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

The Big Picture: Monday in photos

Thousands of runners competed in miserable weather conditions during the 122nd running of the Marathon.

Real Estate


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As the spring house hunt gets underway and National College Decision Day nears, thoughts are turning to campus housing.


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Puzzled? Keep trying your hand at our interactive crossword and see if you can triumph.