Bruins defeat Maple Leafs in an exhilarating Game 7

Boston- 04/25/18- Bruins vs Maple Leafs game 7- Bruins Torey Krug celebrates his 3rd period goal with Kevan Miller(rt) to tie the game, 4-4. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(sports)


In a back-and-forth game, the Bruins took the lead for good in a dramatic third period. They’re now moving on to the second round against Tampa Bay.

Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts celebrates in the dugout after hitting a home run in his first at bat against the Toronto Blue Jays in first inning baseball action in Toronto on Wednesday April 25, 2018. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP)


Mookie Betts puts a charge in slumbering Red Sox

The Red Sox right fielder slugged two home runs — the first on the third pitch of the game — to spark a 4-3 win over Toronto that snapped a three-game losing streak.

Yale professor Laurie Santos, whose class on happiness is the most popular in the history of the school. Santos used the study of happiness to create the class that attracts nearly 1200 students. Photo by Steven G. Smith Psychology and the Good Life LOID: 8.4.1579173507 Item Name: 14happiness(2) Content Folder: Metro Photo by Steven G. Smith Photographer Contact cell 970 6185584

At Yale, you can take a course on being happy. And many students are

A woman from New Bedford used happiness to create the most popular class in Yale history. And it’s available online for anyone to experience.

// Kanye West went on a tweetstorm about Trump — and Trump responded

After tweeting praise for “my brother” Donald Trump, West posted that his wife — Kim Kardashian West — asked him to clarify that he doesn’t “agree with everything Trump does.”

‘Boston is not up for sale’ Wynn Resorts CEO says

Wynn Resorts’ massive gambling resort in Everett is “not up for sale,” the casino company’s chief executive, Matt Maddox, said in a television interview Wednesday.

Robert Kraft reportedly criticized Trump in a secret NFL meeting

“We have a president who will use that as fodder to do his mission that I don’t feel is in the best interests of America,” Kraft said of player protests during the anthem, according to The New York Times.


// Ben Volin’s 2018 NFL mock draft

The teams are about to restock, and this is how our expert sees the first round going (trades included).

Thousands of black people were lynched in campaigns of racist terror. They now have a memorial

The National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Ala., is dedicated to the victims of American white supremacy.

Love Letters

He dumped me, then wanted me back when I found someone new

How do I stop second-guessing my last breakup and move on with the great guy I’ve met?

“Avengers: Infinity War” is what Marvel superhero movies of the past decade have all been leading to.

Movie Review

A crowded ‘Avengers’ ends up making the villain the central figure

This is what Marvel’s superhero movies have been leading to. But there’s a reason the best recipes don’t call for every ingredient in the pantry.


// Linda Pizzuti Henry tops Boston Magazine’s ‘Most Influential People’ list

Mayor Marty Walsh, Governor Charlie Baker, and Attorney General Maura Healey also made the top 10.

// Lawmakers reject Seaport joint policing, but idea may not be dead

One state legislator said he’s comfortable leaving it to Governor Charlie Baker’s administration and the Boston police to reach an agreement.

Mount Ida College

Yvonne Abraham

A hard lesson at Mount Ida

It’s hard to see what Mount Ida College did here as anything other than a scam.

// Key Supreme Court justices appear friendly to travel ban

Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Anthony Kennedy seemed largely unmoved by the argument that President Trump exceeded his authority with the ban.

// Jackson is said to have recklessly prescribed drugs, crashed government vehicle while drunk

Dr. Ronny Jackson, President Trump’s nominee to head the Department of Veterans Affairs, is under increasing scrutiny.

// Michael Cohen will plead 5th Amendment in Stormy Daniels lawsuit

Michael Cohen, President Trump’s lawyer, said the criminal investigation against him prompted him to assert his right against self-incrimination in the lawsuit by Stormy Daniels.

// Why do kids kill their parents? A specialist offers insights

An expert says there’s a variety of possible reasons, including trying to stop abuse, other family conflicts, or furthering a criminal scheme.

 Police found the body of 47-year-old Kimberly Mironovas early Sunday in her home in Litchfield, Maine.


She sought a fresh start in Maine. Her story had a horrific finish

Kimberly Mironovas left suburban Ashland for Litchfield, Maine. Now her son and two other teens are accused in her killing.

// Medicaid needs to change, head of program says in Boston, and that includes spending caps

Seema Verma expressed support for an idea backed by many conservatives: implementing limits on Medicaid spending.

// Veteran WBZ news reporter Lana Jones dies at 62

The veteran news reporter and familiar voice on AM radio died suddenly Wednesday morning at a Worcester hospital.

// Deputy sheriff is fatally shot in Norridgewock, Maine

A massive manhunt is underway in Maine for the 29-year-old suspect.


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// ‘Regifting’ transplanted kidneys could ease the organ shortage

A surgeon has transplanted three “regifted” kidneys from previous transplant recipients who died — breaking an unspoken taboo.