Redstone feud to be heard in Mass. court, judge rules

Judge George Phelan vowed to get to the bottom of who may be influencing the ailing 93-year-old media mogul and whether he is mentally competent.

A makeshift memorial at the L Street Bathhouse.

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What we know — and don’t —about Kyzr Willis’s death

There are some answers, but key questions still remain in the disappearance and death of Kyzr Willis.

// Center reopens as Kyzr Willis investigation continues

The Curley Community Center reopened to adults after the death two days ago of a missing young boy.

// Setback for Mashpee Wampanoag casino plan

A judge said the US Interior Department “lacked the authority” to designate the land in Taunton as a Native American reservation.

// Man convicted in Chandra Levy’s death won’t be retried

The US Attorney’s Office has moved to dismiss the case charging Ingmar Guandique with Levy’s 2001 murder.

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// 12 years of watching — and facilitating — history

Dorchester native Andrew Binns is chief innovation officer at the Democratic convention this week.

// N.C. GOP apologizes after mistaking Tim Kaine’s pin for Honduran flag

The pin was a mini Service Flag, or blue star flag, denoting his son’s current service in the United States Marine Corps.

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// Two-year session ends in a weekend crunch

Mass. lawmakers are poised to convene for an extremely rare double-weekend session and are certain burn the midnight oil.

Can a violinist bring Boston police and youth together?

Shaw Pong Liu hopes a new musical collaboration will help heal divisions between police and city youth.

MIT researchers and Ford will roll out three on-demand electric vehicle shuttles at the school in September.

MIT to test out electric vehicle shuttles

MIT students, faculty, and staff will be able to hail a ride from a high-tech golf cart.

// Flooding concerns as rain heads toward Mass.

A flash flood warning takes effect Thursday night in the southeastern part of the state.

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// ‘Bad Moms’ is ‘The Hangover’ for suburban mothers

What the film’s premise has in novelty, it lacks in execution.

// Jimmy Garoppolo’s mind-set hasn’t changed

Despite having to take the helm for the first four games, Garoppolo said he is preparing for the season like it is business as usual.

Foxborough, MA - 07/24/14 - New England Patriots outside linebacker Dont'a Hightower (54) and New England Patriots outside linebacker Jamie Collins (91). First day of Patriots training camp. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Shalise Manza Young, Topic: 25Patriots, LOID: 7.4.449213867.

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Jamie Collins absent from Day 1 of Patriots training camp

Collins was present for all on-field spring events, including OTAs and mandatory minicamp.


// Fans supporting Edelman amid paternity controversy

Fans at the first day at Patriots training camp aren’t all that perturbed by reports that Julian Edelman is facing a paternity suit.

// Celtics release exhibition schedule

The seven-game slate features matchups with only Eastern Conference rivals.


// The Red Sox and the Jonathan Lucroy question

There is curiosity about whether the Sox will move to address a position of perceived need: catcher.

// What David Ortiz’s last season tells us about how he’ll be remembered

It’s not just what he’s accomplishing on the field, it’s what happens between the games.

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Matt Damon has a pretty great Prince story

Prince had a very Prince-like one-liner when Damon met him years ago.

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“When the EMTs arrived, Dave was laying like this.” Gerry Hill said, offering to show where his suicidal son was fatally shot after a tense encounter with police.


When despair meets deadly force

Nearly half of people killed by Massachusetts police over the last 11 years were suicidal, mentally ill, or showed clear signs of crisis.

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.

The Big Picture

2016 Democratic National Convention

Democrats met in Philadelphia for their national convention.