Trump’s path to nomination clear after Cruz drops out

Donald Trump’s victory in Indiana knocked Ted Cruz (right) out of the race.

Wire photos

Donald Trump’s victory in Indiana knocked Ted Cruz out of the race, while Bernie Sanders delivered another loss to Hillary Clinton.

Ground Game

// Five reasons the #NeverTrump movement failed

Donald Trump is on track to be the first person to be nominated for president without holding elected office in 64 years.



Donald Trump has done more than win the Republican nomination; he has shattered the modern GOP.


// #NeverTrump movement must show it’s not bluffing

It’s time for backers of the #NeverTrump movement to prove that their vows were more than just talk.

// Sanders says Indiana win was ‘great upset’

‘‘I know that the Clinton campaign thinks this campaign is over. They’re wrong,’’ the Vermont senator said.

Pablo Sandoval, pictured in February during a spring training workout in Fort Myers, Fla.

Patrick Semansky/AP/file

Sandoval and the art of getting paid for doing nothing

Pablo Sandoval is hardly the first high-profile figure — athletic or otherwise — to be paid handsomely for doing, in effect, nothing.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady faces reporters before a scheduled NFL football practice, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016, in Foxborough, Mass. The Patriots are to host an NFL divisional playoff game Jan. 16, 2016 in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Tom Brady gets extra time to ask court to reconsider case

The ruling Tuesday gives Brady’s legal team an extra 14 days to file a motion to have his case reheard.

Boston Latin School, founded in 1635, is considered by many an educational crown jewel.


Boston Latin problems are everyone’s problem

The sharp decline in the exam school’s black enrollment goes to the heart of why income inequality and opportunity inequality form a pernicious cycle.

Chef and restauranteur Joanne Chang (pictured in 2015), who won the James Beard award for Outstanding Baker.

Five keys to Joanne Chang’s success

Why is Joanne Chang of Flour Bakery so successful? Here are five things she does particularly well.

Prouty Garden at Boston Children’s Hospital has been fenced off.


Battle over Prouty Garden moves to courtroom

Boston Children’s Hospital wants to develop the garden, despite the objections of many.

// FBI search does not uncover stolen Gardner paintings, attorney says

FBI agents searched the home of mobster Robert Gentile in Manchester, Conn., for the third time Monday.

// State chemist was high on the job for years, report says

The chemist used drugs at work almost every day for eight years, actions that jeopardize cases, investigators said.

// This JetBlue ad will make you rethink flying with babies

The new ad, which was developed by Boston firm MullenLowe, turns the tray tables on passengers and baby-toting parents.

Al and Linda Ballard own a restaurant in Canon City, Colo.

A five-star rating on TripAdvisor, but he wants out

Businesses are finding that if they don’t want to be part of online rating companies like TripAdvisor, they’re out of luck.

Access to health-care prices doesn’t lower spending

A Harvard study found that people didn’t check prices on care, even when they had a way to do so.

// A town-by-town look at Mass. opioid deaths in 2015

The opioid crisis has hit Massachusetts hard, particularly in some communities.

// Starbucks brews up controversy about chain stores in Southie

The bitterness among the 75-plus attendees at a meeting Monday showed this was about more than just a coffee shop.

// RMV says it sent records of driver in duck boat crash

Boston Duck Boat Tours regularly requested and received Victor Tavares’s driving record, officials said.

Opinion & Ideas


// The union effort to restrict competition

The investigation into Boston-area union tactics illustrates the effort unions use to push developers to hire union contractors.

Ground Game

ground game

// The question that makes Cruz and Kasich squirm

Would Ted Cruz and John Kasich support the Republican presidential nominee, even if it’s Donald Trump?

The Big Picture

Globe photos of the month, April 2016

A look at some of the best images taken by Boston Globe photographers last month.