Trump says Britain ‘better off’ leaving the EU

Donald Trump’s view on the issue puts him at odds with President Barack Obama and UK Prime Minister David Cameron.

ground game

// The N.H. moment that helped make Trump the GOP nominee

That pivotal moment occurred exactly 90 days ago in the Granite State.

Matthew Gilbert

// What does Jon Stewart think of the election? We may soon find out.

In an interview on CNN, HBO’s CEO said he’s “hopeful” he’ll have Stewart back in the fray before the November election.

// About 30 people left homeless after three-alarm fire in Somerville

Investigators are searching for what caused the fire on Rush Street Thursday night, an official said.

epa05291539 A handout picture made available by the Government of Alberta, Canada, on 06 May 2016 shows a massive plume of smoke from a wildfire stretching over north of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, 05 May 2016. A state of emergency exists in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo as a result of wildfires. Canadian authorities have extended an evacuation order in the western province of Alberta in response to the spread of a wildfire that has already forced more than 90,000 people to flee their homes. Alberta provincial authorities estimated that at least some 1,600 buildings in the city have been consumed by the flames, which have not caused any deaths or injuries so far. EPA/CHRIS SCHWARZ/GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES

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Canada wildfire now bigger than New York City

The inferno around the city of Fort McMurray has forced a mass evacuation and may be the costliest catastrophe in the country’s history.

// Would-be lawyer accused of multiple scams

He wasn’t a lawyer, but David Scher knew his way around a courtroom.

// Arsenio Hall sues Sinead O’Connor over Prince accusations

The singer wrote on Facebook that the comedian had given the late superstar drugs.

// 160,000 jobs added in April, weakest pace in 7 months

The unemployment rate remained at a low of 5 percent, roughly the same level it has been since the fall.

Parents forced to wait days or weeks to contest removal of a child

Court officials say they cannot find enough attorneys to handle the cases within the required time frame.

// North Atlantic right whale calf found dead off Chatham

It was the third whale to be found dead off New England in just over a week, an aquarium spokesman said.

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Southie Starbucks, not IndyCar, warrants soul-searching

Forget IndyCar or the Olympics. If you’re wondering why Boston is the land of “no,” look to a retail space in Southie.

Things to Do

// The Weekender: Captain America and a Smoot parade

What to do this weekend in Boston: movies, music, parades, opera, art, rock, books, TV, outdoor festivals, and much, much more.

Bob Ryan

// This summer’s forecast: Red Sox will keep us entertained

There’s a lot to like about this year’s team, and there’s no reason to think they can’t compete with anyone.


// In baseball vs. cheaters, commissioner likes his chances

Rob Manfred thinks baseball’s PED testing program is impeccable, and recent suspensions are proof.


// What is going on with ESPN?

Let’s hit pause and catch up on all the latest comings and goings in Bristol, Conn.

Style Watch

// Step inside the bar at the Junior League Show House in Newton

Here’s how two designers teamed up to create a room that mixes tradition with a dash of edge.

The next song you can’t get out of your head? Timberlake’s ‘Can’t Stop the Feeling.’

Justin Timberlake’s bouncy new song is the first contender for “song of the summer.”

Mango souffle.

Photograph by Jim Scherer / Styling by Catrine Kelty

Cooking | Globe Magazine

Need a special dessert for Mother’s Day? Try a fruity souffle.

Three recipes that update a retro treat with contemporary flavors of mango and apricot.

// Sweden goes on the offensive against Maine lobster

Swedish government officials have proposed banning the sale of live US lobsters in the European Union and designating them as an invasive alien species.

Ground Game

Ground Game

// Who will be Trump’s VP pick?

A Globe analysis of more than 70 former and current elected officials yielded seven people who could join his ticket.

The Big Picture

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Big picture

Alberta wildfires

A disastrous wildfire has forced more than 80,000 residents to evacuate Fort McMurray, the biggest evacuation on record in Canada.