North Korea says it will suspend nuclear and missile testing

The North’s official Korean Central News Agency said the suspension of nuclear and ICBM tests went into effect Saturday.

//[1].jpg Harvard grad students vote to unionize

Nearly 5,000 teaching and research assistants join the United Auto Workers, a union with blue-collar roots that has become a bastion of academic organizing

With seven months until the 2020 presidential primary season kicks off in earnest, the top-tier Democratic potential candidates are nowhere to be found in New Hampshire.

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Ground Game

In N.H., a burning political question: Where are all the big-deal Democratic presidential candidates?

The top-tier Democratic potential candidates are nowhere to be found in Iowa or New Hampshire, with seven months until primary season kicks off in earnest.

// President Trump wanted faster response to Putin call

The episode is yet the latest reflection of the regard with which Trump holds the Russian leader.

// Trump lawyer told put up or shut up to slow porn star suit

Los Angeles federal Judge S. James Otero said there were ‘‘gaping holes’’ in Michael Cohen’s request for a delay and it was not enough for his attorney to file a statement on his behalf.

// Dorchester Academy scheduled to close

Superintendent Tommy Chang will present his plan to the School Committee next week. The school, which caters to students at risk of dropping out, has been under state scrutiny.

// Harvard students rally against gun violence

Scores of students gathered on the steps of Widener Library in historic Harvard Yard on Friday to speak out against gun violence.

// State Department strikes reproductive rights, Occupied Territories from annual report

The report covering 2017 focuses less on societal attitudes and discrimination than in previous years and more on governmental actions that encourage or reward violence and bigotry.

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In ‘Avengers: Infinity War,’ 23’s a crowd

It’s all hands on deck in the latest Marvel extravaganza.

// Talking with Chris Evans about Captain America

The Sudbury native is back as the shield-wielding superhero in “Avengers: Infinity War.”

// Takeda again sweetens its offer for Shire

Japanese drug maker now says it’s willing to pay about $62 billion for the Irish-based biotech, which is run out of Massachusetts.

// EDM star Avicii has died at age 28

The Swedish-born producer and DJ known as Avicii has been found dead in Muscat, Oman.

// That night in Boston that an Avicii concert spun out of control

Avicii kicked off his 2014 tour at Boston’s TD Garden with a crowded, sweaty concert that turned into what emergency officials call a “mass casualty incident.”

// LA Fitness employees called 911 on two black men they said didn’t pay. They had.

Two black men were wrongly accused of not paying to use a gym in New Jersey and subsequently had the police called on them.

// Southwest gives $5,000 to passengers on fatal flight

Southwest is sending a letter of apology, a $5,000 check and a $1,000 travel voucher to passengers who were on a flight that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia.

// Syracuse frat says racist oath was satire — of a Republican

Leaders of a Syracuse University fraternity apologized for a leaked video in which a member swore to hate black, Hispanic and Jewish people.

Waltham, MA., 041318, Celtics forward Jayson Tatum. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

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Adam Himmelsbach

Jayson Tatum is at the door. ‘He has a passion to be great’

The Celtics rookie once had to knock on a neighbor’s door to ask for food. Now he’s on the threshold of NBA stardom.

Chad Finn

// Who was Gil Santos? The guys who worked with him have a few good stories

Anecdotes of life in the broadcast booth paint a vivid picture of the “voice of the Patriots.”

// Boston tops list of best summer vacation spots in the US

It also ranked third on the list of best summer vacation destinations in the world (behind Paris and Florence!) and fifth for best family summer vacations.

Dinner with Cupid

// Blind date: ‘I felt somewhat self conscious about how much taller I was than him’

Will their most memorable moments of this date be more about the food than the company?

Shirley Leung

// Silver Line’s newest route links Chelsea, Seaport

A one-seat ride through the Ted Williams Tunnel serves Logan Airport, the Seaport District, and South Station.

Love Letters: The Podcast


// ‘Raising your value’ after a breakup

How climbing mountains and other “breakup accomplishments” can improve self-worth after a relationship ends.

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Opinion & Ideas


// Why you’ll pay for Beacon Hill’s pipeline folly

The costs of blocking financing for a new natural gas pipeline in New England — both financial and environmental — are already piling up.

A new chapter in the story of a terrier who found adventure in Milton

One day, in the friendly little town of Milton, a mysterious visitor arrived out of the blue. No one could say where, exactly, the little dog had come from. But before long, they began spotting it all over town . . .

Sean Gannon’s funeral service was held at Saint Pius X Church on Thursday.

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A man determined to choose violence. A cop determined to live a good life

Only three years apart in age, the police officer and the career criminal accused of killing him could not have been more different.


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What kind of home does your money buy in Coolidge Corner?

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The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

The Big Picture: Monday in photos

Thousands of runners competed in miserable weather conditions during the 122nd running of the Marathon.

Real Estate


//$medium.jpg Spring House Hunt: Should parents buy property in a college town?

As the spring house hunt gets underway and National College Decision Day nears, thoughts are turning to campus housing.


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