Warren ‘troubled’ by $400,000 Wall Street speaking fee for Obama

Money is “the snake that slithers through Washington,” Elizabeth Warren about President Obama’s fee to speak at a health care conference.

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The settlement resolves allegations that a stem cell research lab fraudulently obtained federal grant funding.

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The hospital is being squeezed as payments from insurers and the government are flattening while costs grow.

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Biogen, Raytheon, Staples, and Thermo Fisher are among those listed by the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy.

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The move comes after attacks around the world in which terrorists drove cars or trucks into large groups of people.

Michael Flynn.

Flynn was warned not to accept foreign government payments

The Pentagon’s watchdog has joined investigations into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.

Metro

Capital Source

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The campus received the state’s highest award for eco-friendly commuting. Students and faculty have little choice.

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NOAA has declared the recent uptick in humpback whale deaths an “unusual mortality event.”

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The woman was shot with a shotgun and is in serious but stable condition, Taunton police said.

Aaron Hernandez

Jury selection begins in the double murder trial of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, in in Suffolk Superior Court in Boston, as jury selection begins in his double murder trial.(Pat Greenhouse/Boston Globe via AP, Pool)

Murder victim’s mother eyes Aaron Hernandez’s estate

The mother of murder victim Odin Lloyd is pursuing her wrongful death claim against his estate, which has no assets.

Politics

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“People ask why I am back,” Kasich said. “I am back to sell books.”

Frederick Weichel was released on bail Thursday.

Rose Lincoln for the Boston Globe

S. Boston man free on bail after decades in prison

A South Boston man who served more than 30 years in prison for a 1980 murder was freed on $5,000 bail Thursday.

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Could a Nantucket guy ever really be happy on Martha’s Vineyard?

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Jesse Watters, the Bill O’Reilly protégé, made a comment Tuesday that critics saw as a lewd joke directed at Ivanka Trump.

Names

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News director Paige Harrison wants reporters to “start walking and talking.”

Capital Source

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/04/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Walker_030417_05planparenthood_1028x-001.jpg ‘Ten people on Twitter’ flap is back

Mayor Martin Walsh disparaged opponents of the city’s Olympics bid as “10 people on Twitter” back in 2015. The controversy has returned.

Boston, MA- April 12, 2017: Boston, MA- April 12, 2017: A woodpecker lands on a tree in the Emerald Necklace Conservancy in Boston, MA on April 12, 2017. (Globe staff photo / Craig F. Walker) section: metro reporter:

Craig F. Walker/Globe staff

That’s no jackhammer — Woodpecker season is upon us

They’re loud, and they want everyone to know it. Woodpeckers are out in full-force to attract mates and establish their presence.

Stage Review

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The Boston-area premiere of an early play by Lydia Diamond, now at New Repertory Theatre, suggests the dramatist she would become.

Globe Magazine

Miss Conduct

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A downsized worker wants to bypass the obligatory goodbye party. Plus, what to say when you’ve heard that story before.

Sports

Alex Speier

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Through 20 games, the Red Sox have just 11 homers through 20 games, the fewest in the big leagues.

FLUTO SHINZAWA | ON HOCKEY

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Sweeney must improve a roster that was hampered by some of his questionable signings.

TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 09: Quarterback Deshaun Watson #4 of the Clemson Tigers looks to pass during the first half against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Game at Raymond James Stadium on January 9, 2017 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

BEN VOLIN | ON FOOTBALL

Best prediction for this year’s NFL Draft: uncertainty

The wild cards at quarterback are just one element of this draft that makes it unpredictable.

Trump Today

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Welcome to Trump Today, a one-stop entry point for the latest news on the 45th president of the United States.

Opinion & Ideas

EDITORIAL

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Bringing some clarity to what the state knows about the rumors about Hernandez would help clear the way to focus on what really matters in the investigation of his death.

Special reports

Summer of ‘67

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/06/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/jim.jpg The summer that changed Boston

The nation was splintering, and Boston wasn’t immune. But something was happening here.

Newsletters

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An afternoon recap of the day’s most important business news, delivered Monday through Friday.

Address: Spring House Hunt

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In America, everyone who has a cellphone thinks they are a professional photographer. They are not.

Investigations

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If you have been a victim or witnessed a hate incident, share your information here so we can investigate.

STAT

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/27/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/Duda.jpg Zika in Brazil: one disease, two very different lives

As Brazil’s Zika babies grow up, families and medical professionals have been charting their progress.

Lifestyle

Love Letters

I don’t think I love her

She’s great to me, my kids, my family, and everyone loves her. I have yet to express love to her though. I expressed it in past relationships, but not this one. I don’t know what it is.