Opponents call cage-free egg ballot question rotten

A dispute over a ballot question that would mandate all eggs sold in Mass. be from cage-free hens is headed to the state’s highest court.

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A federal judge sentenced the girlfriend of James “Whitey” Bulger to 21 additional months in prison for refusing to testify.

Brush fire billows smoke over city Thursday afternoon

Plumes of smoke from a fire in the Fenway were visible all over Boston.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/6856adda850d4c798fe2de9af4b035ec-6856adda850d4c798fe2de9af4b035ec-0.jpg Elizbaeth Warren slams Trump after ‘woman card’ comment

Is Donald Trump sexist? “That’s like asking if he has bad hair,” the US senator from Mass. quipped in a Globe interview.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/28/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/boehnercruzsquare-441.jpg John Boehner says Ted Cruz is ‘Lucifer in the flesh’

“I have never worked with a more miserable son of a [expletive] in my life,” the former House speaker said of Cruz.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/walsh_boyscouts_12.jpg Mayor Walsh using campaign fund to pay PR firm

The mayor will use his political campaign account to pay for public relations help after a federal investigation brought scrutiny to his administration.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/casino1.jpg Brockton casino voted down

The state Gaming Commission vote dashed the hopes for an economic catalyst in one of the state’s poorest cities.

The man who station employees said threatened to blow up their workplace was wearing what appeared to be a fuzzy, full-sized animal costume.

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Police sniper shoots man in Baltimore station bomb threat

Police say the man walked into a TV station wearing a full animal costume and displaying an apparent explosive device on his chest.

Matthew Gilbert’s dog Duncan.

I’m going to keep hugging my dog. Here’s why.

Psychology Today says “hugging your dog raises its stress and anxiety levels,” but Matthew Gilbert isn’t going to stop.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/28/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/AFP_9V7XZ-6223.jpg That awkward moment with your Uber driver

I’ve been stiffing my Uber drivers for years, and I didn’t even know it.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/tiny%20house.jpg ‘Smallest house in the world’ is in Boston and you can rent it on Airbnb

The project is a social commentary on the “Tiny House” movement.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/27/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/greenhouse_peacekeeper-4_lifestyle.jpg He makes peace for others, finds little for himself

Conflict negotiator Padraig O'Malley, a recovering alcoholic, readily admits that he has substituted one addiction for another.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/28/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/1b55bde5ac484f53b484a37857230b08-1b55bde5ac484f53b484a37857230b08-0.jpg Red Sox, WEEI agree to seven-year contract extension

The new radio rights deal keeps WEEI as the team’s flagship station through 2023.


Scientology leader’s father to publish tell-all book

Ron Miscavige, father of David Miscavige, the leader of Scientology, will appear on ABC’s “20/20” on Friday to talk about his son and the religion they used to share.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/28/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/524946618.jpg Curt Schilling accuses ESPN commentators of racism

The former Red Sox pitcher discussed his firing by the network in a Sirius radio interview.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/28/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/prince150-1389.jpg US Senate passes resolution honoring Prince’s life

They may not agree on much, but the US Senate agrees on this: the life of legendary pop icon Prince deserves to be honored.

Globe Magazine

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/27/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/detectives0501coverALT.jpg The untold story of America’s first police detectives

In crime-ridden 1840s Boston, five men launched a radical new approach to cracking cases.

Ground Game


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/525104932.jpg Why Fiorina pick makes less sense than Palin

Ted Cruz, like John McCain with Sarah Palin, was looking for a game-changing moment when he selected Carly Fiorina as his running mate. This wasn’t it.

The Big Picture

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Deadly fighting returns to Aleppo

Government airstrikes and insurgent mortar attacks escalated violence and destroyed a partial truce for Syria.