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.

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.”

Boston officials examined an IndyCar mock-up following a news conference last May.

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Indycar race won’t happen in Boston after all

“The relationship between us and the city is not working,” a promoter said.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/151027_KDB_BRANCHLINE_0002.jpg Watertown sees liquor licenses as key to growth

Officials hope the 15 new permits will liven up the town’s restaurant scene.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

//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.

Capital Source

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/25/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/160323_WALKER_24Healey_131x.jpg Healey weighs in on N.C. AG race

Attorney General Maura Healey is hosting a fundraiser for the Democratic candidate for attorney general in North Carolina. Here’s why.

North Carolina State quarterback Jacoby Brissett runs the 40 yard dash at the NFL football scouting combine Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan)

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BEN VOLIN | ON FOOTBALL

What does the Jacoby Brissett pick mean for Jimmy Garoppolo?

The N.C. State quarterback was taken just two years after Garoppolo was drafted.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/30/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/2633ec362f4f4a79af9dc8e3d921e689-2633ec362f4f4a79af9dc8e3d921e689-0.jpg Kevin Faulk wears Tom Brady jersey to announce draft Patriots’ pick

The fan favorite made a statement in support of the QB at the NFL Draft in Chicago.

Red Sox 4, Yankees 2

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/30/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/chin042916RedSoxYankees_spt19.jpg David Ortiz blast in 8th beats Yankees

Ortiz’s homer to left-center came off Yankees star reliever Dellin Betances.

Snowboarder Shaun White has famously admitted to misplacing his gold medals a few times.

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What happens when US Olympic athletes lose a medal?

Olympic athlethes strive their whole lives to win a medal. But if they lose or damage their prize they’re stuck just like the rest of us, filling out an insurance claim form.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Tlumacki_WWllveteranNicholasPinaservice_metro133-001.jpg Taps for the last of a true band of brothers

The last of six brothers from Marion who served in World War II was buried at the Massachusetts National Cemetery Friday.

love letters

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/29/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/goldstein-5004.jpg She regrets ending the relationship

She’s cried herself to sleep almost every night since. She misses her best friend. She thinks she wants him back.

//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, buses, and even bikes you ride while in buses, but it appears that one of the easiest ways to get around is using your own two feet.

Opinion & Ideas

Ideas | Anna Badkhen

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/0501_bahdken2.jpg In search of childhoods lost

The youngsters of Joal are born into a grown-up world indifferent to their age.

Ground Game

Capital

//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

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Deadly fighting returns to Aleppo

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

Politics

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