Kraft’s bid for an urban soccer stadium hits another dead end

Robert Kraft, who is chairman of the Kraft Group, walked into a NFL meeting in March.

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UMass officials broke off talks with the Kraft Group on building a soccer stadium near UMass Boston.

The Trump administration

// President Trump is still thinking about the 2016 election

The memory of the 2016 election may be fading for many, but it seems the results are still on President Donald Trump’s mind.

// Trump Today: The red button on the Oval Office desk

Welcome to Trump Today, a one-stop entry point for the latest news on the 45th president of the United States.

// The economy grew a meager 0.7 percent in Trump’s first quarter

A new report offers the first official estimates of economic growth under Trump and was released on his 99th day in office.

// Alex Jones laments ‘beautiful’ Ivanka Trump’s sympathy for refugees

Is Ivanka Trump hurting her father’s ‘‘nationalist brand?’’ Maybe, says Jones.



// The first 100 days of Obama’s third term

Most of Obama’s policies remain firmly entrenched under his successor.


Possible gas leak investigated at Boylston Place Alley

Emerson College students are being urged to stay away from Boylston Place Alley while the possible gas leak is investigated.

Wellesley High track coach arrested on child porn charge

Walter Johnson, 69, 0f Framingham, was arrested at his home Thursday morning by federal agents.


The Weekender

// Spring traditions, ‘Art in Bloom,’ and Samantha Bee

Friday already? How did that happen? Rhetorical question. Don’t care. Here are some picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.

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Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

We’re a typical family. What would Trump’s tax plan mean for us?

The president’s proposal is clear in how it would help the wealthy. For the rest of us, the picture is fuzzy.

// Under Trump plan, trillions would flow to the wealthy

The proposal to slash taxes would amount to a multitrillion-dollar shift from federal coffers to the rich.



// Despite United’s apology and settlement, don’t expect air travel to get any smoother

As the number of people flying reaches record levels this year, stress among passengers and airline staff will only get worse.

// Pope Francis in Egyptian capital for historic 2-day visit

Pope Francis came to Egypt on Friday for a historic two-day visit aimed at presenting a united Christian-Muslim front.

// Thai police get arrest warrant for Red Bull heir

Police in Thailand say they have an arrest warrant for an heir to the Red Bull fortune accused in a deadly hit-and-run.

2017 NFL Draft

New England Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo catches a ball during an NFL football practice, Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

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Jim McBride

With Jimmy Garoppolo staying put, where will Patriots turn in draft?

The backup quarterback was reported to be a hot commodity for QB-needy teams, but the Patriots did not deal him.

Globe Magazine

Dinner with Cupid

Blind date: ‘I asked her a weird physics question and she got it!’

Can two Vonnegut-loving engineers overcome a digital error?

Cooking | Magazine

// Recipes: Making ramen at home is worth the trouble

Go beyond the store-bought foam cups with this introduction to making tasty noodle dishes.

Opinion & Ideas


// Walking in Stockholm, at the mercy of drivers

As I walked along Drottninggatan, I was aware, as never before, of being a pedestrian.

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.


// To learn to care for the elderly, students move into a retirement home

Students training for careers in gerontology say living in a retirement home is invaluable.