Alleged killer’s ex-girlfriend breaks down, flees stand

“I just thought he had a drinking problem,” the witness said of Edwin Alemany, who is accused of kidnapping and killing Amy Lord.

Shirley Leung

// Kraft might finally get to build a stadium in Boston

Robert Kraft and Mayor Walsh have been talking steadily about a soccer stadium for the Revolution.

// Northeastern allegedly hit by entrance exam scheme

Fifteen Chinese nationals allegedly tried to game the system using fake passports and test-taking impostors.

Talk radio host Alex Jones alerted his listeners in April to what he said was an invasion of Texas.

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Reporter’s notebook

One reporter’s search for talk show host Alex Jones

Jones made a career out of conspiracy theories, and is an integral part of understanding the Jade Helm 15 controversy.


// Boston Flower Exchange in center of development boom

Even with the lucrative market, some shareholders don’t seem thrilled about abandoning the South End exchange.

Buses replace Blue Line service between Airport and Bowdoin

Riders were taken off an inbound train that was stuck between Bowdoin Station and Government Center Thursday morning.

US takes Cuba off terror list, paving way for normal ties

The largely symbolic step clears the way for normalizing diplomatic relations 54 years after the US severed ties to Cuba.

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez works against the Texas Rangers during the first inning of a baseball game, Thursday, May 28, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)


Alex Speier

A closer look at where Eduardo Rodriguez’s debut ranks

The rookie became the first Red Sox starter in 20 years to not allow an earned run in his big league debut.

The Duggars greeted the 16th addition to the family in 2005, the same year Josh, the oldest son, was named in an underage sex abuse probe. TLC suspended the family’s reality show earlier this month.


How will conservative base navigate the Duggar problem?

The conservative wing of the Republican Party has somehow misread TLC’s “19 Kids and Counting” as aspirational.

home of the week

// With 85 windows, Hull home lets you enjoy the view

You don’t need a clear day to see for miles from this grand house on Allerton Hill.

Dan Habib was given full photo access to the Clinton campaign for one day in January 1992.

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Primary memories

In ’92, an iconic image captured a weary Clinton

Here’s how that unlikely bathroom photo came to be.

// Dance party to take over Cambridge street

The dance party has consistently been one of the biggest events the city hosts, Mayor David Maher said.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

// The NSA is about to stop collecting your phone records

If Congress does nothing this weekend, a lot will happen.

// To save toy store, Concord teen turns to crowdfunding

After the venerable Toy Shop of Concord announced plans to close, a 16-year-old resident set up a GoFundMe page for the store.

The Big Picture

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Texas flooding

Major rainfall over the past few days has caused severe flooding and property damage in parts of Texas.