Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

Can Donald Trump win the presidency?

epa05288933 Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (C) smiles while addressing his supporters on the eve of his victory in the Indiana Republican presidential primary in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, New York, USA, 03 May 2016. Donald Trump won the Republican presidential primary in Indiana, and as a result Texas Senator Ted Cruz suspended his presidential campaign. EPA/JUSTIN LANE

Winning the Republican nomination — which Trump has all but secured — and winning the presidency are two different things.

Ground Game

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Donald Trump is on track to be the first person to be nominated for president without holding elected office since Dwight Eisenhower.

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The real estate mogul said he’s “inclined” to prefer a running mate “who can help me get legislation passed.”


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Donald Trump has done more than win the Republican nomination; he has shattered the modern Republican Party.

Boston Red Sox' Pablo Sandoval prepares to swing during batting practice before an exhibition spring training baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Monday, March 21, 2016, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)


Red Sox usually avoid insuring major contracts

The issue came up Tuesday in connection with Pablo Sandoval, who will miss the rest of the season after shoulder surgery.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/01/14/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/pasta3A.jpg The dish my mother made me

Chatachtuma, spaghetti with yogurt and garlic, is a remnant of a culture almost lost.

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The chemist used drugs at work almost every day for eight years, actions that jeopardize cases, investigators said.

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The Mass. Democrat took to Twitter to attack what she calls the presumptive GOP nominee’s “toxic stew of hatred & insecurity.”

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/03/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Untitled-2-6221.jpg This JetBlue ad will make you rethink flying with babies

The new ad, which was developed by Boston firm MullenLowe, turns the tray tables on passengers and baby-toting parents.

Al and Linda Ballard own a restaurant in Canon City, Colo.

He doesn’t care about the high marks on TripAdvisor. He wants out

Business owners, like Al Ballard, are finding that if they don’t want to be part of online rating companies, they’re out of luck.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/04/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/mspca-1979.JPG Your new best friend is just a click away

Cats and dogs at the MSPCA’s Boston shelter can be seen from anywhere, anytime.

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The entire population of Fort McMurray, Alberta, has been ordered to leave as flames continue to make their way into the city.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/10/18/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/leung_20131018.jpg Boston Latin’s problems go to the heart of the city’s problems

What’s going on at the prestigious public high school should matter to everyone.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/03/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/opioidmap1-10504-kUjF--90x90@BostonGlobe.com.jpg A town-by-town look at Mass. opioid deaths in 2015

The opioid crisis has hit Massachusetts hard, particularly in some communities.

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A Harvard study found that people didn’t check prices on care, even when they had a way to do so.

Ground Game

ground game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/05276742.jpg The question that makes Cruz and Kasich squirm

Would Ted Cruz and John Kasich support the Republican presidential nominee, even if it’s Donald Trump?

The Big Picture

Globe photos of the month, April 2016

A look at some of the best images taken by Boston Globe photographers last month.