MBTA power outage causes delays for riders

Riders should expect delays Saturday throughout the MBTA’s subway system, according to authorities.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/12/22/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/AP309693090114.jpg IndyCar ticket buyers will get refunds for cancelled Boston race

Organizers of the cancelled IndyCar race in the Seaport announced that ticket refunds for the event would begin Monday.

Followers of Iraq's Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr are seen in the parliament building as they storm Baghdad's Green Zone after lawmakers failed to convene for a vote on overhauling the government, in Iraq April 30, 2016. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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Protesters storm Iraq parliament building

Demonstrators climbed over walls into the Green Zone in Baghdad and occupied the parliament building in an escalation of tensions.

The crowd at City Hall Plaza on the second day of Boston Calling in May 2015.

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Feds probe City Hall’s dealings with Boston Calling

The investigation is part of a probe into union tactics in Greater Boston.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/30/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/160127_WALKER_28casino_1122x-10536.jpg Mayor Walsh again being treated for kidney stones

Spokeswoman Laura Oggeri said in an email that Walsh has “reoccurring kidney stones due to a pre-existing condition.”

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/04/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/statehouse2.jpg Controversial Mass. transgender bill headed for vote

The state Legislature is expected to pass the measure, but Governor Charlie Baker has not taken a position on the bill.

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Fishing monitors to accompany fewer trips

After protesting for months about having to pay for those who monitor their catch, the region’s fishermen are catching a break.

Patriots use fourth-round pick on WR Malcolm Mitchell

New England has seven picks remaining, including five in the sixth and two in the seventh.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/farragher-10528.jpg Two Roxbury families have new homes, thanks to a benefactor

The man who made it happen stood beyond the reach of the news camera lenses.

An ivory statue, right, lies on top of pyres of ivory as they are set on fire in Nairobi National Park, Kenya Saturday, April 30, 2016. Kenya's president Saturday set fire to 105 tons of elephant ivory and more than 1 ton of rhino horn, believed to be the largest stockpile ever destroyed, in a dramatic statement against the trade in ivory and products from endangered species. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

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Kenya burns huge pile of elephant tusks

Kenyan officials burned the ivory and horn in a dramatic statement against poaching.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/28/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/DigitalBooklet-Beyonce-Lemonade-22A.jpg Let’s talk about Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’ dress

Perhaps the most extraordinary thing about “Lemonade’’ is how effortlessly it entangles personal and communal history.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/28/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/01qbpic01.jpg A 25th over-the-top big night at Grotto

The feast is inspired by the movie “Big Night’ — and everyone dresses in ’50s attire.

Michelle Obama and Conan O'Brien's at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner in 2013.

What it’s like to plan the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Staging a ballroom event is no easy task, especially when the one in question attracts some of the most powerful people.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/30/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/pedestrians.jpg Redfin ranks Boston 3rd on walkability

Boston has planes, trains, cars, bikes, and buses, but one of the easiest ways to get around is using your feet.

Ground Game


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/gop.jpg Indiana is not the solid red state everyone thinks it is

GOP presidential campaigns will quickly learn that Indiana politics are more complicated than they may appear.

The Big Picture

Deadly fighting returns to Aleppo

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


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