Ryan-Trump rift shows challenges to GOP unity

Speaker Paul Ryan said he may eventually support Donald Trump, but not until the candidate does more to heal the fractured party.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/06/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/mary1.jpg Strategist Mary Matalin leaves the GOP. Here’s why.

The high-profile pundit emphasized her decision was not connected to Donald Trump’s being the presumptive GOP nominee.

ground game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/06/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/65b6ec3ed476455a99f701f0029947a5-65b6ec3ed476455a99f701f0029947a5-0.jpg The N.H. moment that helped make Trump the GOP nominee

That pivotal moment occurred exactly 90 days ago in the Granite State.

David E. Scher in court on Wednesday.

Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff

Would-be lawyer accused of multiple scams

He wasn’t a lawyer, but David Scher knew his way around a courtroom.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/05/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/085bb5103b8a4752926cf74115b80db5-63845e6b5809410dbf4806b130e6a3f6-0.jpg 160,000 jobs added in April, weakest pace in 7 months

The unemployment rate remained at a low of 5 percent, roughly the same level it has been since the fall.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/06/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/0a86cb76dd2d4a5fbe116a9d5c57dbc5-0a86cb76dd2d4a5fbe116a9d5c57dbc5-0.jpg SpaceX lands rocket at sea 2nd time after satellite launch

Because of the high altitude needed for this mission, SpaceX did not expect a successful landing. But it was wrong.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/28/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/bandw.jpg Hospitals aim to stop vote on how they’re paid

Hospital executives are trying to stave off a fall ballot question that would change the way health care is financed in Mass.

Parents forced to wait days or weeks to contest removal of a child

Court officials say they cannot find enough attorneys to handle the cases within the required time frame.

FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2012, file photo, former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling looks on after being introduced as a new member of the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame before a baseball game between the Red Sox and the Minnesota Twins at Fenway Park in Boston. Schilling is defending himself after making comments on social media about transgender people, saying he was expressing his opinion. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)

Winslow Townson/AP/file 2012


What is going on with ESPN?

Let’s hit pause and catch up on all the latest comings and goings in Bristol, Conn.

Things to Do

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/CivilWar56e1af999ef83.jpg The Weekender: Captain America and a Smoot parade

What to do this weekend in Boston: movies, music, parades, opera, art, rock, books, TV, outdoor festivals, and much, much more.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/05/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Taylor_business_06urbanhail_11A.jpg New app gives Uber a little disruption of its own

A small Harvard startup that wants to compare fare prices found that Uber isn’t too happy with little competitors ignoring its own rules.

Cutler, Maine - 5/11/2015 Lobsterman Nick Lemieux holds a lobsters stored on his dock in Cutler, Maine, May 7, 2015. A border disputer between the United States and Canada in the region over a body of water in the Gulf of Maine near the Machias Seal Island has caused friction between Canadian and American lobsterman over who has the right to fish there. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)

Keith Bedford/Globe Staff

Sweden goes on the offensive against Maine lobster

Swedish government officials have proposed banning the sale of live US lobsters in the European Union and designating them as an invasive alien species.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/06/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/528524164.jpg With baseball’s best on display, Red Sox stand tall

Four division leaders played Thursday in Chicago, where the Red Sox beat the White Sox to win their series.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/FinalCheers2-427981.jpg The place ‘where everybody knows your name’ hits the stage

The local engagement of the stage adaptation of “Cheers,” slated for Sept. 9-18, will launch a national tour.

Special Section

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/05/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/kendallsquare5-6244.jpg Battles of tomorrow being waged in Kendall Square

Cancer. Autism. Schizophrenia. Genetics. Cheaper energy. The biggest issues we face are being worked out in Cambridge’s capital of innovation.

Ideas | Sarah Gailey

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/03/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/0508_traum.jpg Dissociation is scary. Dissociation is safety.

There’s no way out of it, not really, except to learn how to remember the names for things and to keep the tears from falling.

Ground Game

Ground Game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/04/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/42904ca4-ec3e-49fe-bb82-55e679a409dd.jpg Who will be Trump’s VP pick?

A Globe analysis of more than 70 former and current elected officials yielded seven people who could join his ticket.

The Big Picture

Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP

Big picture

Alberta wildfires

A disastrous wildfire has forced more than 80,000 residents to evacuate Fort McMurray, the biggest evacuation on record in Canada.