T releases video of runaway train

MBTA Transit Police

The train traveled five miles last December before MBTA staff could bring it to a halt at the North Quincy Red Line station.

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Harvard University took its strongest step yet to rein in exclusive, all-male social clubs, barring members from leading campus organizations and sports teams.

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An employee of the Federal Protective Service was taken into custody without incident in connection with shootings that left three people dead, people said.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/03/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/cityhall002.jpg Officials reject call to shut off school fountains citywide

School officials in Boston said that all active fountains had been tested in recent weeks and showed no lead levels above regulatory standards.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/06/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/chathamdeadrightwhale050616bA.jpg North Atlantic right whale calf found dead off Chatham

It was the third whale to be found dead off New England in just over a week, an aquarium spokesman said.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/06/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/AFP_7V0FE.jpg Young Han Solo reportedly cast

Don’t tell Jabba the Hutt, but the universe has found a new Han Solo.

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When it comes to baby names, Emma and Noah reign supreme.


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Forget IndyCar or the Olympics. If you’re wondering why Boston is the land of “no,” look to a retail space in Southie.

Secretary of State John Kerry gave the keynote address during Northeastern University’s commencement ceremonies Friday.

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NU grads ‘Donald Trump’s worst nightmare,’ Kerry says

Secretary of State John Kerry spoke at Northeastern University’s commencement.

Victoria McGrath and Priscilla Perez Torres.

2 students who died overseas are remembered at NU graduation

Victoria McGrath and Priscilla Perez Torres were killed in a car crash in Dubai on March 6.

Graduates watched a video screen during Northeastern University's commencement in 2014.


Memo to commencement speakers: be brief and sit down

You know the speaker is in trouble when the best line in their college commencement address is this: “And in conclusion.’’

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/06/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/AFP_AA4PK.jpg ‘This is not a reality show,’ Obama says of Trump

President Obama made his first remarks about Donald Trump’s presumptive nominee status at a brief news conference Friday.

Matthew Gilbert

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The former “Daily Show” host may be back in the fray before the general election season heats up.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/06/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/510417594.jpg Gronk spotted with swimsuit model Hailey Clauson

It looks like Rob Gronkowski’s on-again off-again relationship with Camille Kostek might be off again.

Luke Bannister of Somerset, right, a 15 year old British pilot of Bannister’s team, Tornado X-Blades Banni UK, holds the trophy next to his mother after he won the first World Drone Prix in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Saturday, March 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)


Kevin Paul Dupont | On Second Thought

Drone racing is catching up fast to mainstream sports

The sport has gone from being merely a plaything of backyard hobbyists to a nascent entertainment industry.

Christopher Muther

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/06/BostonGlobe.com/Travel/Images/muther-996.jpg Can this airplane really eliminate jet lag?

Qatar is contending passengers will experience less jet lag on the plane. They even dared to use the word “refreshed.”