Kasich to suspend campaign for president

John Kasich’s suspension means Donald Trump will become the presumptive GOP nominee.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/21/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/lorenz_22collegespic_05.jpg Baker says he still won’t vote for Trump

Charlie Baker reiterated Wednesday that he will not vote for Donald Trump in November.

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Donald Trump, once dismissed as a fringe contender, said he’ll likely go political when selecting his running mate.


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If Elizabeth Warren cares about her party, she has to pick either Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders now.

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Scott Eck will now be known as Kristen Eck.

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Jose Hernandez’s condition has stabilized after he lost a lot of blood in the Townsend incident, his wife said.

State paid hundreds of thousands to deceased people, report says

The State Retirement Board paid the pension benefits because it was using out-of-date death data for more than a year.

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The chemist used drugs at work almost every day for eight years, actions that jeopardize cases, investigators said.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/04/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/39a6ba2ebebc48af83a8ad23415b255b-39a6ba2ebebc48af83a8ad23415b255b-0.jpg Fired employee kills co-worker, self at Texas company

At least one other person was injured in the attack at the Knight Transportation office in Katy, about 20 miles west of Houston.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/04/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/MIT%20robots.JPG The robots are coming! The robots are coming!

MIT robots can recreate Paul Revere’s ride, and toss tea bags into the Boston Harbor.

illustration by nate williams for the boston globe

Summer Travel | Globe Magazine

New England’s best summer festivals for food and drink

These six seasonal events are worth raising a glass to.

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The doctor’s attorney said Prince’s representatives had reached out to the specialist the day before the musician died.

A Google self-driving car traversed a parking lot at Google's headquarters in January.

Google, Chrysler team up to make self-driving minivan

While Google is widely viewed as the leader in the software needed for autonomous vehicles, it lacks experience manufacturing vehicles.

Prosecutors dropped charges against Aisling Brady McCarthy after the state medical examiner’s office changed its ruling.

Pediatricians call on governor for review of shaken baby cases

The state medical examiner’s office has changed its determination on three infant deaths in the past two years.

Summer Travel | Globe Magazine

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/03/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/lexopener0508mag.JPG Top-notch whiskey, world-class horses in Lexington, Ky.

Distillery, racetrack, and stud farm tours (say hello to American Pharoah) make for a one-of-a-kind getaway.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/03/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Untitled-2-6221.jpg This JetBlue ad will make you rethink flying with babies

The new ad, which was developed by Boston firm MullenLowe, turns the tray tables on passengers and baby-toting parents.

Boston Red Sox's Hanley Ramirez celebrates his home run in the dugout during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox Tuesday, May 3, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Alex Speier

Will Hanley Ramirez’s bat be more valuable this year?

Ramirez hopes to improve from last season, when he started strong but struggled in his final 84 games.

Al and Linda Ballard own a restaurant in Canon City, Colo.

He just wants out of TripAdvisor, regardless of high marks

Businesses are finding that if they don’t want to be part of online rating companies like TripAdvisor, they’re out of luck.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/04/BostonGlobe.com/Travel/Images/shutterstock_340124870.jpg Do you get ‘air rage’ walking through first class?

A new study found that walking through first class makes economy passengers more likely to cause a ruckus on their flight.

Ground Game

Ground Game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/04/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/2016-05-04T020520Z_1121000845_HT1EC5405SG4F_RTRMADP_3_USA-ELECTION-TRUMP.jpg Five reasons why #NeverTrump failed

Interviews with GOP strategists who opposed Trump give a few reasons why their combined efforts came up (far) short.

The Big Picture

Globe photos of the month, April 2016

A look at some of the best images taken by Boston Globe photographers last month.