She sought a fresh start in Maine. Her story had a horrific finish

 Police found the body of 47-year-old Kimberly Mironovas early Sunday in her home in Litchfield, Maine.


Kimberly Mironovas left suburban Ashland for Litchfield, Maine. Now her son and two other teens are accused in her killing.

// Veteran WBZ news reporter Lana Jones dies at 62

The veteran news reporter and familiar voice on AM radio died suddenly Wednesday morning at a Worcester hospital.


// Being ‘shocked’ isn’t enough. Baker needs to fix Mount Ida mess

Beyond legal accountability, there’s something called moral accountability. That’s what Baker owes to the students of Mount Ida College.

Deputy sheriff is fatally shot in Norridgewock, Maine

A massive manhunt is underway in Maine for the 29-year-old suspect.

The National Memorial for Peace and Justice includes a walkway with 800 weathered steel columns. Each column has the name of a US county and the people who were lynched there, most listed by name, many simply as “unknown.”

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Thousands of black people have been lynched in campaigns of racist terror. They finally have a memorial

The National Memorial for Peace and Justice is dedicated to the victims of American white supremacy.

// Some of the awkward moments from the Trump-Macron visit

From Trump briefly holding hands with the French president to apparent brush-offs by Melania Trump, here’s a look at some awkward moments.

Neal Katyal, front center, the attorney who argued against the Trump administration in the case Trump v. Hawaii, speaks to members of the media outside the Supreme Court, Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Washington. President Donald Trump appears likely to win his travel ban case at the Supreme Court. Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Anthony Kennedy both signaled support for the travel policy in arguments at the high court. The ban's challengers almost certainly need one of those two justices if the court is to strike down the ban on travelers from several mostly Muslim countries. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Conservatives on Supreme Court voice skepticism that Trump lacks authority for travel ban

Chief Justice Roberts was most active in suggesting the president is privy to national security information courts are ill-prepared to second guess.

12-year-old Plymouth boy expected to survive after allegedly being stabbed in neck by his mother

The woman allegedly attacked her son at their home before stabbing herself, Plymouth police said.

// Vt. governor proposes tax penalty to get schools to cut staff

Governor Phil Scott proposed a tax penalty against Vermont public schools with high staff levels.

Longtime residents who see the city’s renaissance hanging in the balance want MGM to finish the $960 million casino job.

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Springfield wants MGM to stay — very badly

Longtime residents who see the city’s renaissance hanging in the balance want MGM to finish the $960 million job.

// Robert Kraft reportedly criticized Trump in a secret NFL meeting

“We have a president who will use that as fodder to do his mission that I don’t feel is in the best interests of America,” Kraft said of player protests during the anthem, according to The New York Times.


// Boston comic Nick Di Paolo fired by SiriusXM for tweet to ‘future school shooter’

“It’s true,” the comedian wrote on Twitter, “Sirius XM fired me for a poorly worded tweet that warranted suspension at best.”

//[1].jpg Former R.I. governor Lincoln Chafee considers run for old Senate seat

Chafee was a Republican when he lost the seat to Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse in 2006, but now he’ll run as a Democrat.

// Celtics will have a game Saturday night at the Garden either way

They will play the Bucks in Game 7 that night or start the Eastern Conference semifinals against the 76ers.


// Linda Pizzuti Henry tops Boston Magazine’s ‘Most Influential People’ list

Mayor Marty Walsh, Governor Charlie Baker, and Attorney General Maura Healey also made the top 10.


// Hank Azaria willing to ‘step aside’ amid criticism of Apu

The actor performed the “Simpsons” character’s voice at a Tufts commencement ceremony two years ago.

// Crazy snake worms are not on the plane — but they may well be in New England gardens

Crazy snake worms are slithering into gardens across New England, and they mean big trouble, experts say.

// Subway sandwich chain plans 500 US store closings

Last year, more than 800 stores went dark, with the total US count dropping to 25,908.

Southern Cal’s Sam Darnold could be the next Browns quarterback.

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Ben Volin’s 2018 NFL mock draft

The teams are about to restock, and this is how our expert sees the first round going (trades included).

// Automatic for the people: Logan to study if a train (or monorail) should replace shuttles at the airport

Officials will spend $15 million to design and study the feasibility of a “people mover” like the trains or monorails used at other busy airports.


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// ‘Regifting’ transplanted kidneys could ease the organ shortage

A surgeon has transplanted three “regifted” kidneys from previous transplant recipients who died — breaking an unspoken taboo.


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These cars are solid picks for college graduates

The only thing more tearful than the goodbyes of dropping a freshman off at college are the four years of tuition, rent, food and books that follow. The College Board pegs the average annual cost, overall, at in-state institutions at $25,290.