Labor law comes under scrutiny in US courts

Recent prosecutions have observers wondering about the line between advocacy for workers and unlawful coercion.

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Policies that lead to disproportionately low numbers of black and Hispanic students could expose the district to lawsuits, a coalition said.

Celestin Couyoute is one of many Boston-area taxi medallion owners who are feeling the pressure of declining income and high loan repayment costs.

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Banks step up efforts to collect on taxi medallion loans

The financial reckoning of the ride-hailing revolution has arrived for smaller medallion owners in Boston and Cambridge.

Authorities allege Jorge A. Zambrano shot and killed Auburn Police Officer Ronald Tarentino Jr. during a traffic stop on Sunday.

‘I am not going back,’ Zambrano told police

Jorge Zambrano made the comment in February as he was being taken into custody.

Boston woman killed in four-vehicle crash in Indiana

The 22-year-old woman died when her SUV was pushed underneath a tractor-trailer, State Police in that state said.

“If we’re going to sustain the club... we have to reflect the Harvard of today,” said Karen Van Winkle.

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Harvard Club of Boston has its first female president

The mahogany is still there, and so are the bow ties, but try not to call it an old boys club anymore.

Boston, MA: 05-19-2016: Ralph D. Gants, Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, speaks during the Greater Boston Interfaith Organization's meeting at Old South Church in Boston, Mass. May 24, 2016. Photo/John Blanding, Boston Globe staff story/Travis Andersen ( 25interfaith )

State’s chief justice pushes for criminal justice changes

Chief Justice Ralph Gants asked an interfaith group to push for reform when lawmakers take up the issue in the fall.

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A judge said Jaye Rancourt is disqualified because she was part of Owen Labrie’s defense team at trial.

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The latest rumors going around about Apple’s next laptop revamp are pretty interesting.

Sponsored by Rockland Trust

Wahlbergs serve up family pride at Wahlburgers

Wahlburgers, the successful burger restaurant chain founded by Mark, Donnie, and Paul Wahlberg, owes more to good food and branding than celebrity.

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Salem MA 5/14/16 Shawn Meenan (cq) demonstrates how he puts down a long 2 x 4 behind the back door streching to the far wall of his condo to prevent some one breaking down the door on Saturday May 14, 2016. (Photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: reporter:

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Besieged in Salem, couple sounds alarm on drug trade just outside

Shawn Meenan and Rachel Shellabarger barricade their condo each night and have video recorded nearby drug deals.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/25/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/2016-05-25T023645Z_1165246131_S1BETFZPFHAD_RTRMADP_3_USA-ELECTION-TRUMP.jpg Protesters clash with police outside Trump rally in New Mexico

Donald Trump responded with his usual bluster, instructing security to remove the protesters and telling them to ‘‘Go home to mommy.’’

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/24/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/dd0f3ed7-8e33-4a24-a9b7-84bad0f4711e.jpg Donald Trump relies on a simple phrase: ‘Believe me’

Trump is betting on his brand, and his ability to persuade voters that he speaks the truth.

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Elizabeth Warren’s latest broadside against Donald Trump echoes a new offensive launched by Hillary Clinton.

05/24/16: Boston, MA: Red Sox starting pitcher David Price throws a top of the first inning pitch. The Boston Red Sox hosted the Colorado Rockies in an inter league MLB baseball game at Fenway Park.(Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) section:sports topic: Red Sox-Rockies (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) section:sports topic:Red Sox-Indians

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Red Sox knock around Rockies

Jackie Bradley Jr. extended his streak, David Ortiz had another big night, and David Price was impressive in an easy win over Colorado.

Teens’ newest use for smartphones? Writing school papers on them.

Increasingly, teenagers are eschewing the computers and laptops in favor of smartphones to tackle school writing assignments.

FOXBORO, MA - DECEMBER 20: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots looks on prior to the game between the New England Patriots and the Tennessee Titans at Gillette Stadium on December 20, 2015 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Now Tom Brady has a bunch of professors on his side

Twenty-one engineering and physics professors officially added their opinion to the Deflategate court case on Tuesday.

CVS Pharmacy president Helena Foulkes joined Jimmy Kimmel on his show Friday night to make the announcement.

At looooong last, CVS makes paper receipts optional

If you’re one of those people who hates absurdly long CVS receipts, your day has finally arrived.

Part of the Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants at the Harvard Museum of Natural History.

Harvard Museum of Natural History

Harvard’s glass flowers return

Harvard has reinstalled its famous glass flowers at its Museum of Natural History.

Ayda Zugay (second from left), interim executive director of Youth Hub in Boston, helped Romaine Palmer (left), Cephas Doughlin, and Tatiana Abreu with a presentation.

If you’re a teen searching for a summer job, well, good luck

By most measures, the Mass. labor market is at full employment. But teenagers have been left out of the economic turnaround.

Sav-Mor Liquors adds a sign aimed at McDonald’s to its Medford location.

Sav-Mor fires up another sign aimed at McDonald’s

This time, Sav-Mor’s Medford location is getting in on the banter with McDonald’s.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Kim Darroch

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A vote to remain in the EU will ensure that a strong Britain, in a strong Europe, will benefit us all.

Life sciences

STAT, a national publication from Boston Globe Media Partners, covers health, medicine, and life sciences.

Ground Game

Ground Game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/19/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/trumpclinton.jpg Why party unity is overrated in this election

The rule about candidates getting the entire party to fight for them after a bruising primary might be tossed out of the window.

The Big Picture

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In search of sanctuary

The pews grew emptier and emptier. Until at last they realized: the Congregational Church of West Medford was dying.

Globe investigations

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More than 200 victims. At least 90 legal claims. At least 67 private schools in New England. This is the story of hundreds of students sexually abused by staffers, and emerging from decades of silence today.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

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“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

Design New England

Design New England

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/05/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/DNE-4947.png When inspiration strikes

With their home as canvas, the couple behind KTII Design Group embrace the stylistic power of change.