McCarthy guilty of second-degree murder in death of Bella Bond

A Suffolk County jury convicted Michael McCarthy of second-degree murder for killing 2-year-old Bella Bond, then dumping her body in Boston Harbor.

// Compounding center co-owner should pay $132.8m for meningitis outbreak, US says

Federal prosecutors also want Barry Cadden imprisoned for more than three decades for his pivotal role in the New England Compounding Center outbreak case.

The conceptual necessity of tackling every “Joshua Tree” track meant a mix of longtime concert staples alongside songs that U2 has rarely played.

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An uplifting return to ‘Joshua Tree’ — and much more — from U2

The band marked a turning point in its own history at Sunday night’s sold-out show in Foxborough.


// That’s Ranger Rob Gronkowski

The Patriots tight end plays a park ranger in a new commercial shot last week in Hopkinton.


// Tom Brady hits the links with NBA champ Steph Curry

Over the weekend, Brady posted a picture on Instagram of himself and NBA champ Steph Curry on the links, captioning the photo: “Young Jedi.”

// A simple way to make Boston’s subway a bit less chaotic

MBTA officials recently tested markings that remind waiting passengers to line up next to — not on in front of — the train doors. They were impressed by the results.

// A lawsuit helps muzzle John Oliver — sort of

The late-night host said lawyers told him to not address claims made by Murray Energy.

// It’s tourist season, and here come the monks

Buddhist monk look-alikes in Boston are pestering people for money, offering flimsy beads and cheap medallions.

Developers QMG Huntington LLC filed plans for a 32-story apartment building that would give the Huntington Theatre Company ownership of its playhouse and would include a two-floor lobby featuring a cafe, bar, and flexible event space.


Huntington Ave. tower and theater plans revealed

Developers are planning a 32-story apartment building that would give the Huntington Theatre Company ownership of its playhouse.

// Don Akin, longtime owner of Medieval Manor, dies at 67

Don Akin ran the Boston institution for more than 40 years before closing down in 2015 after costs became too high.

//'s%20Stone) 15 ways Harry Potter has changed culture since the first book was published 20 years ago

On June 26, 1997, Bloomsbury Children’s Books published a book by an unknown single mother from Edinburgh. And it took off.

// Professor who said Otto Warmbier got ‘what he deserved’ loses job

The University of Delaware says it will not rehire adjunct professor Katherine Dettwyler.

The Trump presidency

Senate GOP releases revised health care bill

People who lack coverage for at least 63 days in the past year and then buy a policy would face a six-month delay before it takes effect.

// ‘They’re trying to jam this thing through,’ GOP senator says of health bill

In unusually harsh terms, Wisconsin Republican Senator Ron Johnson accused his party’s leaders of rushing the measure.

// Supreme Court allows much of Trump travel ban to go into effect

The justices will review the president’s executive order, hearing arguments in the fall.

Mother of 8-year-old shot in Jamaica Plain waits for doctors to decide if surgery is needed

Sandra Pereira said she was told there’s a risk of paralysis or even death from the surgery.

// Nice catch: TSA finds 20-pound lobster in checked bag at Logan

“It’s actually fairly common in the New England region,” a TSA spokesman said.

// Great white shark spotted near Minot’s Ledge Light off Scituate

A great white shark was seen cruising near Minot’s Ledge Light and another large shark was spotted in Wells, Maine, on Sunday afternoon.

// Trump calls Elizabeth Warren an ‘insult to Pocahontas’

President Trump bashed Senator Elizabeth Warren in a “Fox and Friends” interview that aired on Sunday.

// Supreme Court takes on dispute over wedding cake for gay couple

The Court will consider whether a baker who objects to same-sex marriage on religious grounds can refuse to make a wedding cake for a gay couple.

Should women be forced to call themselves ‘selectmen’?

It was a seemingly common sense suggestion: Maybe it’s time to rethink what a town calls its top governing body. Then the debate started in Wakefield.

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There’s a right way, and a wrong way, to run meetings with millennials

If you want to keep the twenty-somethings engaged in your conference room, listen first and talk last.

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// When eye irritation is more than it seems at first glance

It started as red, watery eyes and sensitivity to light. The symptoms would get much worse before an optometrist figured out the cause.