Suspect indicted in Marcotte murder

Angelo Colon-Ortiz was arrested in April.

Keith Bedford/Globe Staff

The Worcester man accused of killing Vanessa Marcotte was formally charged with murder Friday.

In N.H., police could be close to arresting man who punched woman 39 times

Rochester, N.H., police appear to be closing in on the man who allegedly punched an 18-year-old woman 39 times.

// Trump signs ‘historic’ bill to transform VA

The law is designed to make it easier to fire Department of Veterans Affairs employees.

Opinion | Stephen Kinzer

// Why we need four years of Trump

The alternative could be a generation of rule by billionaires and Republican ayatollahs.

// Wounded Rep. Steve Scalise out of intensive care

A person close to wounded Rep. Steve Scalise says the Louisiana Republican has been moved out of a hospital intensive care unit.

Michael A. Cohen

// GOP’s demonization of Pelosi is so effective that even Democrats believe it

Democrats are integrating GOP attacks against her.

// Jurors in Bella Bond murder trial deliberating nearly four days

Twenty-two hours have passed since Judge Janet Sanders sent the jury to deliberate.

Nestor Ramos

// How heartwarming racial memes backfire

Viral social media posts that purport to show racial harmony unwittingly reflect our deep divides.

David Epstein

// What’s in store for this weekend’s weather

With the remnants of a tropical storm playing a role in the forecast, those looking to get outside might need some clarity on what will be happening.

// Complaints rising at The Ride

Riders say service has worsened ever since the MBTA launched a major overhaul of the paratransit system in February.

// New research says the sun may have had a twin

The answer is yes, most likely — according to new research from the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory at Harvard University.

NBA Draft

Brad Stevens on Jayson Tatum: ‘We’re really thrilled to have him’

The newest Celtic was introduced Friday, and the team expects him to have a big impact.

// Why Jayson Tatum over Josh Jackson? Danny Ainge explains

Josh Jackson was a Celtics target until offering indications he did not want to play in Boston.


// Where in the world was Tom Brady?

The Super Bowl QB spent all week posing near enormous Under Armour logos, somewhere in Asia.

// Obituary of 15-year-old who killed self cites school bullies

“Please know you were effective in making her feel worthless,” the obituary of a 15-year-old Pennsylvania girl said, addressing those that bullied her.


// Congressman Seth Moulton announces engagement

The congressman shares big personal news via Twitter.

The Fine Print | Consumer Advocate

// A few simple steps can give you fast Wi-Fi in every room

Being passive with your Internet service provider can lead to slower connections and wasted money.


// This is how lewd David Ortiz’s roast was

Much of the humor was wildly vulgar, and many jokes had members of the crowd squirming in their seats.

Sofia Coppola

Arthur Mola/Invision/AP/file

Sofia Coppola set out not to just redo ‘The Beguiled’ but to reinvent it

When the 46-year-old filmmaker saw the 1971 film starring Clint Eastwood she couldn’t get the tale out of her mind.

buzzsaw | Matthew gilbert

// The Megyn Kelly we’ve seen so far isn’t ready for her close-up

NBC is betting heavily on its new star, but there’s something stubbornly shallow about her presence.

Dinner With Cupid

// Blind date: A match made in the Back Bay

Will these world-traveling neighbors find romance just across town?


// The Weekender: Bono, Wilco, Mario, and Jacob’s Pillow

The Globe’s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.


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// 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.


// How a text message can mean the difference between sickness and health

I’ve learned firsthand that a simple text message can bridge patient care in and out of the hospital.