Yawkey Way will be renamed to its original moniker

Boston Public Improvement Commission voted to change the name of Yawkey Way back to it's original name, Jersey Street.

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The Red Sox requested the name change to Jersey Street, saying the organization wanted to end its ties to a historically racist figure.

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TARA SULLIVAN

This was everything a Game 7 should be

A four-goal explosion took the sold-out TD Garden on an emotional roller-coaster ride it won’t soon forget.

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Kayla Finacchiaro says a relentless campaign of mocking and abuse by the coach preceded her dismissal.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Capture-15214.JPG This ER nurse got in a car accident, and her eyeliner didn’t budge

A 25-year-old ER nurse from Boston found humor in a scary situation when she used the accident as an opportunity to test out the power of her waterproof eyeliner.

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Food safety experts say convenience greens carry an extra risk because they come in contact with more people and machinery before they arrive on your plate.

Bournemouth University

Fossil footprints show a human chasing an extinct giant sloth

Where these creatures went, ancient humans followed. We know this because the travelers left footprints — physical evidence that people chased the giants.

Miss Conduct

Advice: How to politely reject a request for help applying sunscreen

Plus, how to respond when you’re cut from the list for a family wedding.

Yale professor Laurie Santos, whose class on happiness is the most popular in the history of the school. Santos used the study of happiness to create the class that attracts nearly 1200 students. Photo by Steven G. Smith Psychology and the Good Life LOID: 8.4.1579173507 Item Name: 14happiness(2) Content Folder: Metro Photo by Steven G. Smith Photographer Contact steve@stevengsmith.com cell 970 6185584

At Yale, you can take a course on being happy. And many students are

A woman from New Bedford used happiness to create the most popular class in Yale history. And it’s available online for anyone to experience.

Mount Ida College

Yvonne Abraham

A hard lesson at Mount Ida

It’s hard to see what Mount Ida College did here as anything other than a scam.

A view of AT&T Stadium as preparations for the upcoming NFL football draft are underway in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, April 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

Your guide to the 2018 NFL Draft

Times, key story lines, and viewing information for the annual NFL player selection meeting.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/RinaldiCardiB07.jpg At UMass Amherst, Cardi B dazzles the crowd with rapping, twerking, and a pep talk

Nothing made college students at UMass Amherst marvel more than when Cardi B twerked onstage while pregnant Wednesday night.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/02/13/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/lee_hubrox3_met.jpg Linda Pizzuti Henry tops Boston Magazine’s ‘Most Influential People’ list

Mayor Marty Walsh, Governor Charlie Baker, and Attorney General Maura Healey also made the top 10.

US President Donald Trump spoke during a joint press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron at the White House earlier this week.

Trump acknowledges for first time that his lawyer handled ‘this crazy Stormy Daniels deal’

In a fiery call-in appearance on Fox & Friends Thursday morning, President Trump sounded off on multiple controversies.

President Trump.

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GROUND GAME

Six ‘wowza’ moments from Trump’s ‘Fox & Friends’ interview

As show cohost Steve Doocy said after President Trump got off the phone, “I think he was awake and had a lot to say!”

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/26/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/de152dd70ade42d495a88e7ecf6b0d28-1efb730793854ef98a57223755fc3c07-0.jpg Senate confirms Mike Pompeo as Trump’s next secretary of state

The confirmation comes despite lingering objections from Democrats who’ve questioned his record of hawkish policy positions and past statements about minority groups.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/26/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/0627503e0a1248e6a8698af184e9cc29-81804ef23b44449896195b0b3b3717d0-0.jpg Ronny Jackson, Trump’s VA pick, withdraws name

The White House doctor said that “false allegations” against him have become a distraction.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/04/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/05newton_017.jpg Setti Warren ends campaign for governor

Setti Warren said he had determined the financial hurdles required to unseat Governor Charlie Baker were “insurmountable.”

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 26: Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Environment Subcommittee in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill April 26, 2018 in Washington, DC. The focus of nearly a dozen federal inquiries into his travel expenses, security practices and other issues, Pruitt testified about his agency's FY2019 budget proposal. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

EPA’s Scott Pruitt cites ‘half truths’ in House hearing

The hearing comes after a nearly monthlong hammering of negative headlines about outsized security spending, first-class flights, and a sweetheart condo lease.

People enjoyed a nice day earlier this week in the Boston Public Garden.

Dave Epstein

What will this summer be like in Boston?

A few forecasting models give a hint of what we might see in the next few months.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ALFRED%20K.%20BROWN%201-139970.jpg He killed his parents and his sister 40 years ago. Should he get parole?

The Topsfield man sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing his mother, father, and sister when he was 15 years old appears before the state parole board on Thursday morning.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/davis_pay7_met.jpg A decadeslong transit debate in Quincy is settled with the simple crack of a gate

A long-barred walkway at the Quincy Adams T station will finally open.

Love Letters: The Podcast

Latest Episode

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/24/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/loveletters1-U84935131118hYB--90x90@BostonGlobe.com.jpg It’s over. Cue the music

After a breakup, we should feel more and think less — so crank your playlist and let the emotions flow.

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Stitcher   |   RadioPublic

 

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/26editF.jpg Gina Haspel followed orders. That’s the problem

Congress should demand more details about Gina Haspel’s role in the CIA’s torture program.

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