Bill Cosby found guilty on three counts of sexual assault

Bill Cosby at the Montgomery County Courthouse on Thursday.

Cosby, 80, could end up spending his final years in prison after a jury concluded he sexually violated Andrea Constand in 2004. Cosby claimed the encounter was consensual.

// A look at the charges against Cosby, and the sentences they carry

A jury convicted Bill Cosby on three sexual assault charges on Thursday, about two weeks after the retrial started.

// Fellow performers and writers react to Bill Cosby’s guilty verdict

After comedian Bill Cosby’s conviction on three counts of sexual assault, other celebrities — particularly women — shared their reactions.

People enjoyed a nice day earlier this week in the Boston Public Garden.

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What will this summer be like in Boston?

A few forecasting models give a hint of what we might see in the next few months.

// After a tough Toronto series, Bruins turn attention to Tampa Bay

GM Don Sweeney said it took “every ounce” to win in seven games, and now the Bruins face the East’s top seed.

// This ER nurse got in a car accident, and her eyeliner didn’t budge

A 25-year-old ER nurse from Boston found humor in a scary situation when she used the accident as an opportunity to test out the power of her waterproof eyeliner.

// Why does E. coli keep getting into our lettuce?

Food safety experts say convenience greens carry an extra risk because they come in contact with more people and machinery before they arrive on your plate.

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Fossil footprints show a human chasing an extinct giant sloth

Where these creatures went, ancient humans followed. We know this because the travelers left footprints — physical evidence that people chased the giants.

// Avicii’s family says the DJ ‘could not go on any longer’ and ‘wanted to find peace’

The Grammy-nominated musician, born Tim Bergling, was found dead last week at age 28. Details about his death were not revealed.

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Advice: How to politely reject a request for help applying sunscreen

Plus, how to respond when you’re cut from the list for a family wedding.

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// Why MBAs haven’t got a clue about front-line workers

Nationwide, too many workers feel ignored by management. Here’s why business school must change that.

// Kanye West’s peers react to his pro-Trump tweets: ‘Artists can’t be blind to the truth’

Twitter just about blew up on Wednesday after West, who has been spewing his personal philosophies for almost two weeks now, veered into Trump territory.

Yawkey Way will be renamed to its original moniker

Boston Public Improvement Commission voted to change the name of Yawkey Way back to its original name, Jersey Street.

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The Red Sox requested the name change to Jersey Street, saying the organization wanted to end its ties to a historically racist figure.

// So what to call Yawkey MBTA station?

If Yawkey Way is no more, what should we rename the nearby commuter rail station?

// Senate confirms Mike Pompeo as Trump’s next secretary of state

The confirmation comes despite lingering objections from Democrats who’ve questioned his record of hawkish policy positions and past statements about minority groups.

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Six ‘wowza’ moments from Trump’s ‘Fox & Friends’ interview

As show cohost Steve Doocy said after President Trump got off the phone, “I think he was awake and had a lot to say!”

// A deaf softball pitcher was kicked off Newbury College’s team. Now she’s suing

Kayla Finacchiaro says a relentless campaign of mocking and abuse by the coach preceded her dismissal.

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 26: Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Environment Subcommittee in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill April 26, 2018 in Washington, DC. The focus of nearly a dozen federal inquiries into his travel expenses, security practices and other issues, Pruitt testified about his agency's FY2019 budget proposal. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

EPA’s Scott Pruitt cites ‘half truths’ in House hearing

The hearing comes after a nearly monthlong hammering of negative headlines about outsized security spending, first-class flights, and a sweetheart condo lease.

// He killed his family 40 years ago. Should he get parole?

The Topsfield man was sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing his mother, father, and sister when he was 15.

// MBTA to add additional ferry to fleet next month

A new $5.7 million MBTA commuter boat is undergoing sea trials before it enters service next month, officials said Thursday.

// A long transit debate in Quincy settled with the crack of a gate

A long-barred walkway at the Quincy Adams T station will finally open.

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// 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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// Gina Haspel followed orders. That’s the problem

Congress should demand more details about Gina Haspel’s role in the CIA’s torture program.


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