Teens in Maine mapped out mother’s murder, court filings say

A 15-year-old with ties to Ashland is charged with murdering his mother in Litchfield, Maine and two other teens are accused of playing major roles in the woman’s death.

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The discussion over short-term rentals here had been largely civil — at least compared to lawsuits and loud protests elsewhere — before last week.

President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron during a State Arrival Ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House Tuesday.

President Trump welcomes French President Emmanuel Macron at White House

The arrival was heavy on pomp, with nearly 500 US service-members from all five military branches participating in the ceremonial welcome.

Photos of Shantel and Jacob Van Voorhis, and the vehicle in which they might be traveling.

Newburyport Police

Police seek teen who fled family service residence with her baby

Shantel Van Voorhis left with her 4-month-old and without the baby’s medication, police said.

The sidewalk was strewn with bodies and injured pedestrians after the van jumped the curb and traveled about a mile, a witness said.

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Witnesses of Toronto mayhem describe ‘pure carnage’

Ten people were killed Monday when a man drove his van onto a sidewalk. He was traveling at 40 miles per hour, witnesses said.

The excitement of playoff hockey, like this Tuukka Rask stop on Auston Matthews, brought some respite to Toronto fans on a day of unspeakable tragedy in the city.

Tara Sullivan

Hockey brings a reeling city together

Canada’s national pastime gave Torontonians a brief diversion from the horror that took place on their streets.

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Denise Ezekiel kept her head down Monday during her highly anticipated arraignment on a charge of stealing $23,900 in public funds.

Purse snatched from 83-year-old in N.H.; 10-year-old granddaughter chases suspect

The woman’s granddaughter refused to let the assailant make a smooth getaway.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/05/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/Boghosian_scituate3_MET.jpg Coastal properties getting hammered on the market, too

The memory of the winter’s inundating storms hangs over water-view properties that once would command premium prices.

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Mitt Romney, wearing a Mitt Romney jersey while sitting courtside, let Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook hear it on Monday night.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/23/BostonGlobe.com/Travel/Images/IMG_2217.jpg The future of flight is standing room only

The next generation of airline seating involves standing in tight quarters.

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Love Letters

It’s over. Cue the music

After a breakup, we should feel more and think less — so crank your playlist and let the emotions flow.

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The lawsuit claims that a doctor and pharmacists failed to provide the musician with reasonable care after an overdose days before he died.

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The company said it has started delivering packages in 37 cities to Prime members who own newer General Motors or Volvo vehicles with remote assistance systems.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/24/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/kneal1-6341-kHGF--90x90@BostonGlobe.com.jpg A small show of respect in Louisiana rockets across social media

A group of young basketball players in Louisiana are being recognized for stopping their game and dropping to their knees when a funeral procession passed.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/24/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/92c71b216e45477fb02ed097630e3efd-92c71b216e45477fb02ed097630e3efd-0.jpg Senator McCain discharged from hospital, returns to Arizona home

McCain, 81, underwent surgery more than a week ago at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix for an intestinal infection related to diverticulitis, an inflammation of the digestive tract.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/24/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/AFP_147912.jpg George H.W. Bush hospitalized with blood infection

Bush was admitted to a hospital Sunday, one day after his late wife’s funeral. CNN reported that Bush was in intensive care.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/23/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/c78d9d7c-44a8-11e8-ad8f-27a8c409298b.jpg Trump said he didn’t stay in Moscow in 2013, but flight records say differently

Combined with existing accounts and Trump’s social-media posts, they capture 45 hours and 43 minutes that loom large in the controversy engulfing the White House.

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Visitors to a zoo in southeast China threw rocks at kangaroos, ultimately killing one, injuring another, and setting off a wave of public disgust and anger.

Britain's Catherine (L), Duchess of Cambridge and Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge depart the Lindo Wing at St Mary's Hospital in central London with their newly-born son, their third child on April 23, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Ben STANSALLBEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images

Kate left the hospital in stilettos hours after giving birth, and other royal baby facts

In the event you weren’t glued to a live feed from the steps of the hospital, we’ve broken down everything you need to know about the royal arrival.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/23/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/katiesteven.jpg A joyful reunion with birth parents leads to incest, murder

A young woman named Katie married her birth father, had a baby with him and, after she decided to leave him, lost her life to him.

A new chapter in the story of a terrier who found adventure in Milton

One day, in the friendly little town of Milton, a mysterious visitor arrived out of the blue. No one could say where, exactly, the little dog had come from. But before long, they began spotting it all over town . . .

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The DEA could be allowed to tighten quotas issued to manufacturers if it suspects supplies are being diverted for misuse.

Real Estate

Watch out for fees when renting an apartment

Elijah Botkin absolutely loves his apartment in the Fenway, but two weeks ago he did something few tenants in Boston’s extremely tight rental market would dare to do.

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