What was Mayor Walsh like as a union leader?

Mayor Martin Walsh got a tour of the Ferdinand Building under construction in Dudley Square.

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The future mayor was in the middle of virtually every major construction project in the region.

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Under Mayor Martin J. Walsh, local developers say, more projects are being approved that use at least some nonunion labor.

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

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

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Scooter driver dies after being struck by duck boat

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

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Organizers of the cancelled IndyCar race in the Seaport announced that ticket refunds for the event would begin Monday.

Daniel J. Berrigan, pacifist priest who led antiwar protests, dies at 94

The Rev. Berrigan’s repeated acts of civil disobedience put him at odds with the government and the Catholic Church.

Donald Trump.

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Go-it-alone fund-raising might limit Trump in fall

As he nears the nomination, some say Trump will have to raise $1 billion or more to compete.

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Trump virtually assured himself support from a majority of Massachusetts delegates at the GOP convention in July.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/01/BostonGlobe.com/Obits/Images/200_anita_vance.jpg Anita Vance, 78, ‘deeply sympathetic’ Newton psychiatrist

Dr. Vance’s lifelong love of reading had a strong influence on her work as a therapist, friends say.

Suburban Diary

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/18/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/Fourlegs,cast,othersA.jpg My son is a recovering heroin addict

Saying that — out loud and before an audience — is what I’ve been doing as an actor in a play about addiction, called “Four Legs to Stand On.”

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/IMG_1749.jpg New prom theme: Safety dance

The prom, which once melded a sense of innocence and Americana, has evolved into big business while also becoming a big security concern for educators.

Georgia receiver Malcolm Mitchell runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)


Malcolm Mitchell headlines Patriots’ picks on final day of draft

After grabbing Mitchell, New England went into wheeling and dealing mode.

gary washburn | on basketball

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Boston can be a big-time player in free agency and there are several prospects that could be on the list.

US President Barack Obama attended the White House Correspondents Association's annual dinner in Washington.

President Barack Obama's last chance to zing Washington

President Barack Obama will get one more chance on Saturday to poke fun at fellow politicians, the press and himself.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/30/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/c48d1ec9da554553b700210196470757-c48d1ec9da554553b700210196470757-0.jpg Wee-lief! Dogs get airport bathrooms of their own

A growing number of “pet relief facilities” are being installed at major air hubs across the nation.

Ground Game


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/gop.jpg 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.


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Some Bernie Sanders supporters have inundated superdelegates with phone calls, e-mails and social media posts.

Superdelegates facing venom from Sanders supporters

Nancy Schumacher says she just wanted to do her civic duty. But in the year of the angry voter, not even an administrative assistant from Elk River, Minn., can escape the outrage.