Aaron Hernandez

Lawyers begin bid to vacate Hernandez murder conviction

Under Massachusetts law, Aaron Hernandez’s suicide before his appeal was exhausted means that his record can be cleared.

Photos

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Relatives, friends, and former teammates gathered in Aaron Hernandez’s hometown of Bristol, Conn., on Monday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/672836198.jpg Lawmakers say Flynn appeared to break law on disclosures

Michael Flynn did not inform the US government about payments he received for appearances before Russian organizations or lobbying for Turkey, documents show.

Ground Game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/672356516.jpg Barack Obama is moving on. Democrats should also

For many Democrats, former president Barack Obama’s first public comments since leaving office provided some much-needed relief.

Opinion | Michael A. Cohen

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His threat-mongering is an embarrassment to every American.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/ryan_target4_biz.jpg Beer at Target’s Fenway store was too cheap, state says

Target bought 15-packs of beer for $14.25 but sold them for $11.99, and that’s a no-no under state alcohol regulations.

Dave Epstein

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/wiggs1-10413.jpg Storm may bring less rain than initially thought

New England definitely won’t see the deluges people experienced in part of North Carolina from the same storm.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/tlumacki_birthcertificates_metro181-10401.jpg Some baby boomers discovering they don’t have a first name

A generation ago, babies without official first names were surprisingly common. Now, some of them are dealing with tons of red tape.

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She’s a mom, a business owner, and a life-changer

How one South Shore mom’s mission to improve her son’s autism treatment led to a program that now enriches the lives of hundreds of kids.

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Sports

COLUMBUS, OH - NOVEMBER 26: Jake Butt #88 of the Michigan Wolverines runs after catching a pass during the first half against the Ohio State Buckeyes at Ohio Stadium on November 26, 2016 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

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NFL DRAFT

Whom will the Patriots draft? Here are our choices

The Patriots have only six selections in this week’s NFL Draft, but they can stockpile some talent.

Alex Speier

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/b5c72fa8cb0b4fce9f024feb39adc54d-b5c72fa8cb0b4fce9f024feb39adc54d-0.jpg Red Sox have had 25 different players at 3rd since 2013

The Red Sox just can’t seem to find the solution at third base, where they’ve used 25 different players since 2013.The Red Sox just can’t seem to find the solution at third base.

Boston MA 8/2/15 Boston Red Sox Dustin Pedroia watching from the bench against the Tampa Bay Rays during seventh inning action at Fenway Park on Sunday August 2, 2015. .(photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) Topic: Red Sox-Rays Reporter: Peter Abraham

Dustin Pedroia takes no offense at Zach Britton’s comments

“This is over,” said the Red Sox de facto captain. “We are moving on and playing baseball.”

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/cd97486cac9d4cff989817a3b85042b0-cd97486cac9d4cff989817a3b85042b0-7626.jpg Is Ivanka Trump’s new book being buried?

The first daughter’s “Women Who Work: Rewriting the Rules for Success” comes out May 2. And that seems to be news to booksellers.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/672767204-1740-kqHE--90x90@BostonGlobe.com.jpg Ivanka Trump draws groans for defending father’s attitudes toward women

At the W20 conference in Berlin, President Trump’s daughter said her personal experience is “a testament to his belief and solid conviction in the potential of women.”

East Boston MA 04/25/2017 Yesica Calderon (cq) reacts to a room full of friends and family inside the school's library . In a surprise annoucement to all who were gathered, Yesica, won a full academic scholarship to Regis College. GlobeStaff) Reporter:Topic

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She walked into a room packed with family and friends. Then she was told she won a full scholarship

Regis College-bound Yesica Calderon served as a leader both on the field and in the classroom, achieving a 4.8 grade point average while taking high-level courses.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/united1.jpg Cambridge officials don’t want city employees to fly United on public’s dime

A proposal asks for a ban on official city travel using public funds on the embattled airline, so long as alternative travel options exist.

Nation

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/05921466.jpg Serena Williams responds to Ilie Nastase’s comment about her baby’s skin color

The Romanian Fed Cup captain speculated about the skin color of the baby the pregnant Williams is expecting.

Globe Magazine

Connections | Magazine

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/21/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/connections0430mag.jpg I hope my daughter’s smile will be remembered

In the overwhelming darkness after her death, there have been moments of solace.

The dessert tray at Le Dali in Le Meurice hotel.

Paris has changed, but its food is still a comfort

A writer returns to the city she loves, in search of the cooking that has always comforted her.

Trump Today

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/AFP_NT9N8.jpg Signing a flurry of executive orders

Looking to rack up victories as his 100-day milestone approaches, the orders highlight the President’s lack of success getting legislation through Congress.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Bjorn Lomborg

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/06/BostonGlobe.com/BigPicture/Images/fda1dd405a014a75a9bbe608148c42b2-fda1dd405a014a75a9bbe608148c42b2-0.jpg Making dollars count in Haiti

If you had an extra dollar to spend making Haiti stronger and more resilient, where should it go?

Special reports

Summer of ‘67

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/06/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/jim.jpg 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

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

Investigations

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If you have been a victim or witnessed a hate incident, share your information here so we can investigate.

STAT

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/Broad.jpg OPINION: Broad Institute testing the limits of what ‘nonprofit’ means

The licensing of its CRISPR technology is pushing the limits of what a tax-exempt nonprofit research institute can do.