For Tom Brady, a new charitable calculus

Tom Brady’s relationship with Best Buddies has changed in recent years. The organization has become a major source of funding for Brady’s own charitable goals.

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The star’s relationship with Best Buddies International has changed in recent years — the organization has become a major source of funding for Brady’s own charitable goals.

French voters prepare their ballot in the voting booth during the first round of the French presidential election, in Paris, Sunday April 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

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Big turnout for France’s crucial presidential vote

About 69 percent of voters had turned out by late afternoon to whittle down the 11-candidate field in a race seen as essential in shaping Europe’s future.

Many jurors were unaware that Aaron Hernandez was already serving a life sentence and knew little about the former Patriots tight end, the jury forewoman Lindsey Stringer said.


Jury felt a heavy burden in Hernandez case

Lindsey Stringer, the jury’s forewoman, describes the emotional weight of being immersed in the trial for so many weeks.

The Trump presidency

// Trump at 100 days: ‘It’s a different kind of presidency’

Nearing his 100th day in office, the president cited ‘‘tremendous success’’ on an undefined strategy for defeating ISIS.

Yvonne Abraham

// How can fans make sense of the Trump-Kraft relationship?

“It’s pretty simple,” explained son Josh Kraft. “They’ve been friends for years. The worst time in my dad’s life, this guy was there for him.”

Abortions in Massachusetts down nearly 11 percent since 2010

As the political fight in Washington over Planned Parenthood intensifies, the number of abortions performed in Massachusetts continues to fall.

// At least 17 displaced by early morning Dorchester blaze

The fire caused an estimated $2.5 million in damage, according to fire officials.


// Former WHDH-TV reporter says she was sexually harassed by Roger Ailes

Alisyn Camerota talked to CNN about Ailes’s behavior.

Massachusetts Historical Society Archives


The Shaw Memorial Elms

The trees, believed to have been planted by John Hancock, have survived the memorial’s construction and the ravages of time.


// 25 years later, the fallout from a Boston murder remains

Even in the blood-soaked early ’90s, Charleston Sarjeant’s beating stood out for its shocking pointlessness.

// UMass Boston’s biggest challenge? Its own ‘Big Dig’

A dangerously unstable parking garage, dating to the 1970s, sits beneath many buildings and the university’s central plaza.

13-year-old girls reported missing in Methuen

Kelianis Hernandez and Ysabel Suazo were last seen together in the area of Lowell Street at about 12:15 a.m. Saturday, police said.


Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia stands in the dugout during a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in Baltimore, Saturday, April 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Dustin Pedroia to have MRI Monday

The Red Sox’ second baseman was out of the lineup for a second straight day on Sunday.

With a cast on his right thumb, Chicago Bulls' Rajon Rondo, center, sits on the bench during Game 3 of the team's NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Boston Celtics in Chicago, Friday, April 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

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Rajon Rondo fined for attempting to trip Jae Crowder

The NBA didn’t buy the Bulls guard’s “stretching my leg” excuse and fined him $25,000.

Sunday STAT

// The day I zipped my lips and let my patients talk

Doctors sometimes need to be quiet and let their patients talk without interrupting. Doing so could actually make the visit more efficient.


Music Review

// Staging of ‘Cesare’ distracts from Boston Baroque’s brilliance

The presentation of George Frideric Handel’s “Giulio Cesare” worked best when minimal directorial intervention left room for the singers to just sing.

Dance Review

//¬MaureenFleming.jpg Maureen Fleming mesmerizes in ‘B. Madonna’

The work comprises nine pieces, and Fleming, now in her early 60s, doesn’t miss a beat.

Opinion & Ideas

Ideas | Nicholas Carr

// How tech created a global village — and put us at each other’s throats

We live in a time defined not by concord, but by conflict.

Special reports

Summer of ‘67

// The summer that changed Boston

The nation was splintering, and Boston wasn’t immune. But something was happening here.


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Address: Spring House Hunt

// Advice on taking real estate photos from a Pulitzer-winning photographer

In America, everyone who has a cellphone thinks they are a professional photographer. They are not.


// 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.


// WATCH: Science saved her life, so she marched for it

Adriana Landeros credits her career in science with giving her a second chance — one she worries others may never get.