Accident or not, fender-bender penalties on rise

Auto insurers have raised their rates this year, arguing that distracted drivers are getting into more accidents.

Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff

Many Mass. drivers are getting hit with thousands of dollars in questionable auto insurance surcharges.

Zhen Li’s Facebook page shows an image of her, her husband, Yan Long Chow, and two adult children.

An immigrant success story ends in murder charge

Until that day when the flashing lights of police cruisers reflected off their Quincy home, this couple rarely drew public attention to themselves.

Cyclist is seriously injured in Back Bay hit-and-run

A 30-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries when he was struck by a silver sedan, police said. The driver fled the scene.

The Trump presidency

// Trump’s UN ambassador is often off-message

Nikki Haley is sometimes boldly at odds with the Trump administration’s foreign policy stances.


// ‘Mr. President, the media is not fake news,’ Bob Woodward says

President Trump might not have been at Saturday’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner, but he remained on guests’ minds.

// Hasan Minhaj: Trump skipped dinner ‘because he can’t take a joke’

‘‘We’ve got to address the elephant that’s not in the room,’’ said Minhaj of ‘‘The Daily Show.”

Yvonne Abraham

// Is Donald Trump our president too?

The question is worth asking, given the fact that he seems to care only about the states he won in last year’s election.

// Trump’s 100 days: From ‘I alone can fix it,’ to I need help

The president and his team learned an obvious lesson that they mocked on the campaign trail: They can’t do it alone.


Northeast Kingdom, VT - 4-24-17 - Rocks on a pond in the Northeast Kingdom, VT. For Colin Nickerson story. Bill Greene / Globe Staff.

Bill Greene/Globe Staff

In a remote part of Vermont, 2 acres of mystery

The author didn’t know who owned the patch of woods that abuts his Vermont farm. But when he finally followed his curiosity, a chain of surprises ensued.

NBA Playoffs: Wizards at Celtics | 1 p.m. (ABC)

// Live updates: Celtics vs. Wizards, Game 1

Globe reports Adam Himmelsbach and Gary Washburn will provide updates and analysis throughout Game 1.

Wizards guard John Wall averaged 29.5 points and 10.3 assists in the first-round series against Atlanta.


A fascinating series between 2 not-so-elite teams

The Avery Bradley-John Wall showdown could be key in deciding who wins what appears to be an even series.

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.



// ‘Deep’ draft? Patriots elected to punt

The Patriots’ offseason plan this year revolved around free agents and veterans instead of the draft.

Scott Brown, pictured last November at Trump Tower in New York.


Scott Brown rocks out with Warrant

The former senator played guitar and sang backup vocals with the glam metal band at the Hampton Beach Casino.


Cyclists on a section of the Island Line Trail along Vermont’s Lake Champlain.

Happy (bicycle) trails to you

In honor of the bicycle’s birthday, here’s a look at some of the best bike trails in the United States, including two rail trials you’ll find here in New England.

Chocolate walnut fudge from The Mill Fudge Factory in Bristol, N.H.

Fudge shops in New England you won’t want to miss

It’s the perfect sweet treat. Just one little square of penuche or chocolate goes a long way to satisfy a whim.


OffGridBox is building easily shippable systems that can supply electricity and clean water to remote areas, like this village in Rwanda.


Fourteen local startups that could make life better

These local entrepreneurs are working on everything from wearable cooling devices to same-day delivery for small businesses.

Opinion & Ideas


// Trump is instinctive, but not like Reagan was

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

Special reports

Summer of ‘67

// The summer that changed Boston

The nation was splintering, and Boston wasn’t immune. But something was happening here.


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Address: Spring House Hunt

// Advice on taking real estate photos from a Pulitzer-winning photographer

In America, everyone who has a cellphone thinks they are a professional photographer. They are not.


// Documenting Hate: Submit an incident you know about

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


// 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.