Overtime costs Boston police more than just money

Overworked officers are much more likely to make mistakes — potentially placing the officer, their colleagues, and the public at risk, experts say.

In his short life, Gio Maggiore developed a love of giraffes.


A Medford boy who loved giraffes recently died. Now, a giraffe might be named after him

“The main fear he had was he was going to be forgotten,” the mother of Gio Maggiore, a 6-year-old who died April 10, said. “This shows that he won’t be forgotten.”

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Congressional negotiators have reached an agreement, alleviating fears of a government shutdown later this week.

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The CEO said the operation is shutting down after a deal fell through with a major car company.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/30/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/IMG_4726.jpg Joe Biden in N.H.: ‘Guys, I am not running’

The former vice president spoke in New Hampshire on Sunday, an appearance that stoked speculation he could make a run for president.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/greenhouse_26DraftKins-11_business.jpg Five years later, DraftKings readies for its second act

The daily fantasy sports startup was a side project in 2012. Today, it’s at the top of its industry.

Reporter’s Notebook

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More than a decade after the Globe Spotlight Team’s reporting on financial abuses by private charitable foundations, has the situation improved?

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The air was full of anticipation and nostalgia Sunday, the Italian Kitchen’s last day, as the queue spilled out the door and waits reached two hours.

The Trump presidency

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“I love your show, I call it ‘Deface the Nation,’” President Trump said. “But your show is sometimes not exactly correct.”

Nardo Alvarez was in the process of making vanilla bean ice cream at Christina's Ice Cream and Spice shop in Cambridge.

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Vanilla prices are giving scoop shops a giant ice-cream headache

A cyclone devastated the vanilla bean crop on the island of Madagascar, triggering a stratospheric spike in prices.

NBA Playoffs: Wizards at Celtics


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Isaiah Thomas and Co. adapted well to the quick turnaround from the team’s first-round series.


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Boston fell behind, 16-0, but owned the middle periods to take control of the series opener.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/30/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Gasper-15144.jpg Al Horford is richly deserving of your praise

The Celtics’ big man had 21 points, 10 assists, and 9 rebounds on 10-of-13 shooting in Game 1.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/01/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/675239216.jpg That’s it for ‘The Truth’: Players, coaches laud Celtics legend Paul Pierce as he retires

Sunday’s elimination of the Los Angeles Clippers marked the end of Paul Pierce’s career.

Globe Editorial

Trump’s presidency: What we got wrong (and right)

When few pundits gave Donald Trump much chance of victory, the Globe Opinion team tried to imagine how the world might look should he keep his campaign promises. Here’s what we got right and wrong.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/18/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/ryan_myomo1_biz.jpg Myomo pioneering an IPO that includes small investors

You might consider it a “people’s IPO.”


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This group wants the state to open clinics where drug users could inject opioids under doctors’ supervision.

Firefighter James Kenney directed traffic as Engine 50 returns to the firehouse in Charlestown last week.

Nearly 100, a Boston firehouse eyes new start

The 1918 firehouse is slated for a $3.8 million renovation.

Opinion & Ideas


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It’s OK for presidents to tout big ideas and make fast decisions, but Trump is testing the limits.

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.


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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.


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


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/29/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/DRLEE02-1024x576.jpg University of Utah health system CEO resigns after cancer center flap

Dr. Vivian Lee’s resignation comes after a bitter fight about the system’s cancer institute.

Real Estate

Recent home sales south of Boston (April 28)

Quincy: 46 Stoney Brae Rd. One-family Colonial, built in 1927, 2,571 square feet, 8 rooms, 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, on 8,285-square-foot lot.