Conn. governor honored for defending refugees

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy.

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Governor Dannel Malloy was honored as the 26th recipient of the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award.

(FILES) This file photo taken on April 29, 2016 shows US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses the California Republican Party 2016 Convention in Burlingame, California, April 29, 2016. Donald Trump hit out hard at Hillary Clinton and Ted Cruz on May 1, 2016, sounding unapologetic two days ahead of a key primary in Indiana he says will decide the Republican presidential race. Speaking on Fox News Sunday, the Republican frontrunner concentrated on attacking Clinton, doubling down on his much-criticized statement that the likely Democratic nominee's only appeal to voters is the


For Trump, the battle is against Clinton

Donald Trump has said he thinks the contest for the GOP nomination is “over” and that his target is Hillary Clinton.

// Donald Trump is rich, but does he have enough cash?

Trump is funding his own campaign, but it isn’t clear he has the money to do that in the fall.

President Barack Obama and his daughter Malia walk from Marine One toward Air Force One at Los Angeles International Airport, enroute to San Francisco in the middle of a two-day fundraising swing through California Friday, April 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

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Malia Obama to attend Harvard in 2017

The eldest daughter of President and Michelle Obama will take a gap year following high school graduation and then attend Harvard.

// The mic drop to end all mic drops: Obama out

The president said just two words at the end of his last White House Correspondents' Association Dinner address.

// Duck boat crash ‘looks like a terrible tragedy’

A 29-year-old woman was killed Saturday after the motor scooter she was operating collided with a duck boat.

Crews battled a fire Saturday evening near Dacia and Woodcliff streets in Roxbury.

Dozens displaced in 3 fires across the city

At least 57 people were displaced by blazes that took place Saturday evening and Sunday morning, according to Boston fire officials.

The nation's first detective squad was founded in 1846.


Globe Magazine

The untold story of America’s first police detectives

In crime-ridden 1840s Boston, five men launched a radical new approach to cracking cases.


How Cambridge and Lexington invented new housing

Cambridge and Lexington have made it easier for residents to create add-on apartments, and that means more housing space.

A 289-unit apartment complex in Jamaica Plain is one of a rising number of projects mixing union and nonunion labor.

Under Walsh, nonunion work in construction grows

Local developers say more projects in Boston are being approved that use at least some nonunion labor.

Chris Sale entered Sunday 5-0 on the season.


For the White Sox, a hot start dwarfs the Adam LaRoche incident

The spring training conflict between the team and Adam LaRoche hasn’t affected Chicago on the field.

This is a detail of a Royal Geographical Society map signed by Mark Sykes and François Georges-Picot in 1916. It shows eastern Turkey in Asia, Syria and Western Persia, and areas of control and influence agreed between the British and the French. The thick line through the middle is the Sykes-Picot line.

The Internationalist

The Middle East’s fading frontiers

As the Sykes-Picot agreement turns 100, the borders it delineated are crumbling.

// Boston publisher grapples with ‘Mein Kampf’ profits

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has caused concern with its new focus on giving the book’s proceeds to a broad range of Boston groups.

The scene of a mock accident simulation put on by Lexington High School to highlight the issues of underage drinking and impaired driving.

Keeping prom night safe for teenagers

Once a night filled with innocence, the event now features breathalyzer tests, background checks, and more.

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// The man who thinks Donald Trump is ‘treasonous’

Representative Seth Moulton, a former Marine, fears the foreign-policy dangers of a Trump presidency.

Ground Game


// Indiana is not the solid red state everyone thinks it is

GOP presidential campaigns will quickly learn that Indiana politics are more complicated than they may appear.

The Big Picture

Deadly fighting returns to Aleppo

Government airstrikes and insurgent mortar attacks escalated violence and destroyed a partial truce for Syria.