Bill Cosby ordered to stand trial in sex assault case

Bill Cosby (center) left the Montgomery County Courthouse in Pennsylvania Tuesday morning after a preliminary hearing in his sexual assault case.

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The 78-year-old actor faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted of violating the accuser while she was impaired, unconscious or could not give consent.

// Key details about the Bill Cosby case

The entertainer is alleged to have drugged and sexually assaulted a woman in 2004 in his home in the Philadelphia suburb of Cheltenham.


// In concussion studies, NFL protects product, not players

As in Deflategate, the league again appears to be using only the science it sees as beneficial to its cause.

Jackie Bradley Jr. has hit eight home runs during his 27-game hitting streak.

Rachel G. Bowers

Inside the numbers of Jackie Bradley Jr.’s hitting streak

Please don’t accuse us of putting the whammy on the Red Sox star — we’re just pointing out some interesting facts.


// Lived by Tom Brady’s ‘Nutrition Manual.’ Still not Tom Brady.

The $200 book is all about maximizing wellness and minimizing, well, food.



Is it ever OK for a kid to quit an activity?

Sometimes it’s worth it to take a step back and look at the big picture. And breathe.

// MIT student does romantic photo shoot with thesis

It’s hard to say good-bye — especially to a research project that you spent years working on.

// Bruins sign Kevan Miller to multi-year extension

The defenseman would have been unrestricted on July 1, but stayed with Boston for four years, $10 million.


// Still panicked about Trump? Don’t be

The latest polls show Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton running neck-and-neck, but don’t believe the hype.

// Judge orders attorney off Labrie conviction challenge

A judge said Jaye Rancourt is disqualified because she was part of Owen Labrie’s defense team at trial.

// Thousands expected to attend slain officer’s wake, funeral

The funeral of Auburn Police Officer Ronald Tarentino Jr. is slated for Friday.

// MBTA bans hoverboards from vehicles, stations

“There are no exceptions,” the T said of the ban blamed on a string of recent “injuries, fires and explosions” associated with the devices.

// Amazon could soon be delivering your groceries

AmazonFresh lets customers order fresh milk, meat or fish, and groceries for delivery within 24 hours.

// Has racial climate at BLS changed? #BlackAtBLS leaders say no

Movement organizers say the school has not fully followed through on pledges to improve the dialogue with students of color.

The goats are settling in at Nevins Farm in Methuen.


In the market for a flood of goats? MSPCA has you covered.

“It’s definitely one of the largest goat surrenders we’ve ever managed,” said an MSPCA worker after a farmer surrendered 46 animals.

Reporter’s Notebook

// How to squander $52m of charitable money in 6 months

Mark Avery, cited in a 2003 Globe Spotlight investigation, was sentenced to 13 years in prison Monday in the biggest private fraud case in Alaska history.

// BMX legend Dave Mirra reportedly had CTE

Doctors have concluded that BMX rider Dave Mirra, who took his own life in February, suffered from the brain disease CTE, accordng to reports.

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Wahlbergs serve up family pride at Wahlburgers

Wahlburgers, the successful burger restaurant chain founded by Mark, Donnie, and Paul Wahlberg, owes more to good food and branding than celebrity.

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Opinion & Ideas


// Stand your ground against gun violence

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has a chance to make sure more Missouri residents don’t die from gun violence.

Life sciences

STAT, a national publication from Boston Globe Media Partners, covers health, medicine, and life sciences.

Ground Game

Ground Game

// Why party unity is overrated in this election

The rule about candidates getting the entire party to fight for them after a bruising primary might be tossed out of the window.

The Big Picture

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In search of sanctuary

The pews grew emptier and emptier. Until at last they realized: the Congregational Church of West Medford was dying.

Globe investigations

// Private schools, painful secrets

More than 200 victims. At least 90 legal claims. At least 67 private schools in New England. This is the story of hundreds of students sexually abused by staffers, and emerging from decades of silence today.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ‘Spotlight’

“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

Design New England

Design New England

// When inspiration strikes

With their home as canvas, the couple behind KTII Design Group embrace the stylistic power of change.