Bill Cosby ordered to stand trial in sex assault case

Bill Cosby (center) left the Montgomery County Courthouse in Pennsylvania Tuesday morning after a preliminary hearing in his sexual assault case.

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The 78-year-old actor faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted of violating the accuser while she was impaired, unconscious or could not give consent.

// Key details about the Bill Cosby case

The entertainer is alleged to have drugged and sexually assaulted a woman in 2004 in his home in the Philadelphia suburb of Cheltenham.

Jackie Bradley Jr. has hit eight home runs during his 27-game hitting streak.

Rachel G. Bowers

Inside the numbers of Jackie Bradley Jr.’s hitting streak

Please don’t accuse us of putting the whammy on the Red Sox star — we’re just pointing out some interesting facts.

Channel 5 reporter Jack Harper is retiring on Friday after 33 years with the station.


Channel 5’s Jack Harper signs off on Friday

On Friday, Harper’s career in front of the camera is coming to an end. He’s retiring to spend more time with his wife and three children.


// Lived by Tom Brady’s ‘Nutrition Manual.’ Still not Tom Brady.

The $200 book is all about maximizing wellness and minimizing, well, food.

Cooking With | Gordon Hamersley

// How to make chicken that tastes like Paris’s best, in your backyard

The secret is smoke-roasting.

Morris Vanegas bids farewell to his thesis.

Morris Vanegas

MIT student does romantic photo shoot with thesis

It’s hard to say good-bye — especially to a research project that you spent years working on.

// The sounds of the T, like you’ve never heard them before

A Boston startup released a melodic mashup of the MBTA’s various sounds that might very well change the way you view — or at least hear — your commute.

// Bernie Sanders’ campaign requests Ky. recanvass

Sanders trails Hillary Clinton by less than one-half of 1 percent of the vote in the Bluegrass State’s Democratic primary.


// Still panicked about Trump? Don’t be

The latest polls show Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton running neck-and-neck, but don’t believe the hype.

// Judge orders attorney off Labrie conviction challenge

A judge said Jaye Rancourt is disqualified because she was part of Owen Labrie’s defense team at trial.

// MBTA bans hoverboards from vehicles, stations

“There are no exceptions,” the T said of the ban blamed on a string of recent “injuries, fires and explosions” associated with the devices.

// Amazon could soon be delivering your groceries

AmazonFresh lets customers order fresh milk, meat or fish, and groceries for delivery within 24 hours.

// Has racial climate at BLS changed? #BlackAtBLS leaders say no

Movement organizers say the school has not fully followed through on pledges to improve the dialogue with students of color.

The goats are settling in at Nevins Farm in Methuen.


MSPCA seeks homes for flood of goats

“It’s definitely one of the largest goat surrenders we’ve ever managed,” said a worker for the MSPCA after a farmer surrendered 46 animals.

Reporter’s Notebook

// How to squander $52m of charitable money in 6 months

Mark Avery, cited in a 2003 Globe Spotlight investigation, was sentenced to 13 years in prison Monday in the biggest private fraud case in Alaska history.

// Monsanto rejects $62 billion Bayer bid

The seed company suggested Tuesday that a higher bid might be accepted, saying that it remains open to talks.

// Playground at Roslindale school set on fire, firefighters say

Flames from the burning equipment extended into surrounding trees, causing electrical power lines to arc and throw off sparks.

Teen injured in fight at North Middlesex Regional High School

The 16-year-old boy was taken to a local hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries.

Temperatures set to reach high 80s as Memorial Day approaches

Warm weather should arrive in time for the unofficial start of summer.

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Wahlbergs serve up family pride at Wahlburgers

Wahlburgers, the successful burger restaurant chain founded by Mark, Donnie, and Paul Wahlberg, owes more to good food and branding than celebrity.

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Opinion & Ideas


// Presidential stakes are high for nuclear arsenal

As we ponder Hiroshima, we have to ask ourselves: Do we want Donald Trump to have the nuclear launch codes?

Life sciences

STAT, a national publication from Boston Globe Media Partners, covers health, medicine, and life sciences.

Ground Game

Ground Game

// Why party unity is overrated in this election

The rule about candidates getting the entire party to fight for them after a bruising primary might be tossed out of the window.

The Big Picture

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In search of sanctuary

The pews grew emptier and emptier. Until at last they realized: the Congregational Church of West Medford was dying.

Globe investigations

// Private schools, painful secrets

More than 200 victims. At least 90 legal claims. At least 67 private schools in New England. This is the story of hundreds of students sexually abused by staffers, and emerging from decades of silence today.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ‘Spotlight’

“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

Design New England

Design New England

// When inspiration strikes

With their home as canvas, the couple behind KTII Design Group embrace the stylistic power of change.