Here’s how to prevent sex abuse at N.E. schools, groups say

Two groups began their review after a Globe Spotlight report found at least 67 private schools in New England faced sexual abuse accusations since 1991.

// Action on Felix G. Arroyo coming ‘shortly,’ Walsh says

Mayor Walsh made the comments about sexual harassment allegations against his health and human services chief, who has been placed on paid leave.

According to the Cape Cod National Seashore, a shark bit into a standup paddleboard around 10 a.m.

Cape Cod National Park Service

Too close for comfort: A shark bit a paddleboard while a person was on it

A paddleboard was bitten about 30 yards off a Cape Cod beach, not far from the lifeguard-protected beach area.

// Researchers are biting back on a proposal to kill sharks off Cape Cod

The proposal would involve using baited drum lines with hooks to snag the sharks. If a shark didn’t die on a hook, officials could shoot the predator.

Jackie Orosz filled out a voter registration form while in line in Portsmouth, N.H.

Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff, file 2016

N.H. voters, advocates sue to block voter registration law

Civil rights advocates say the new rules amount to intimidation designed to discourage thousands of young residents from voting.

// Wall Street Journal editor admonishes reporters over Trump coverage

Gerard Baker has faced unease and frustration over the newspaper’s coverage of President Trump, which some journalists say has lacked toughness.

Former CIA employee Valerie Plame Wilson.

A former CIA agent wants to buy Twitter — so she can kick Trump off

Former undercover CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson is looking to crowdfund enough money to buy Twitter so President Trump can’t use it.

// The story behind the ‘Blacks for Trump’ guy at the Phoenix rally

He’s impossible to miss, possibly planted, and has appeared in the crowd directly behind Donald Trump several times over the last two years.

// First member of state pot commission didn’t support legalization

Jen Flanagan, a Democratic state senator, opposed the referendum that legalized marijuana in Massachusetts.

Boston MA 3/1/17 Boston Celtics Isaiah Thomas drives to the basket on Cleveland Cavaliers Kyrie Irving during first quarter action at TD Garden. (Photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: Celtics pics reporter: Adam Himmelsbach

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It’s great to see Celtics go big-time with Kyrie Irving deal

Never mind hoarding draft picks, this blockbuster makes them major players right away.

// After massive makeover, Celtics now have to make it all mesh

“This has obviously been a roller coaster of a day for us,” Danny Ainge said Tuesday night.


// Patriots ramping it up before third preseason game

The return of key personnel brings a little more intensity to practice, with the opener in two weeks.


// ESPN Radio jock Ryen Russillo arrested in Wyoming

The former Comcast SportsNet regular is charged with criminal entry.

Tig Notaro says executive producer Louis C.K. “has nothing to do with” her show “One Mississippi.”

TV Critic’s Corner

Tig Notaro more vocal about her rift with Louis C.K.

She says it’s frustrating to see his name on the credits to her Amazon series “One Mississippi.”

MIT student Lauren St. Hilaire went down a roller coaster constructed of wood on the MIT campus in 2015. This week, dozens of students are constructing a similar roller coaster in the quad between the East Campus buildings.

David L. Ryan/Globe Staff/File 2015

Why yes, that IS a roller coaster on MIT’s campus

The coaster is part of the annual “rush” process, when incoming freshmen are welcomed to the school and choose where they’d like to live.

Miss Conduct

// My late dad’s girlfriend wants me to take care of her as she ages

She’s calling me her stepdaughter and wants me to be executor of her will, though we see each other only occasionally.

SquadLocker wants to change the way you get your kids’ sports uniforms

The Rhode Island startup says its customized online team stores simplify the ordering process.

Bartolomeo Vanzetti (second from left foreground) and Nicola Sacco (second from right foreground) stood in handcuffs circa 1927.

Reflecting on the legacy of Sacco and Vanzetti

Despite worldwide protests, Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were electrocuted at Charlestown State Prison in 1927.

// Clinton says her ‘skin crawled’ as Trump hovered on debate stage

In her upcoming book, Hillary Clinton says that Donald Trump shadowed her so closely she had to resist shouting out, ‘‘Back up you creep, get away from me.’’

Music Review

// Lionel Richie and Mariah Carey deliver hit after hit after hit

Tuesday night’s stop at TD Garden bobbed along on the performers’ charm and superlative catalogs.

Special reports

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// Priests’ children live with secrets, sorrow

A Globe review finds the children are often denied love and support and pressured to keep the scandal secret. And the church has done absolutely nothing to help.


// Play the crossword

Puzzled? Keep trying and see if you can triumph.

Opinion & Ideas


// AG Maura Healey is tough on Trump, but not on the Teamsters

The attorney general routinely takes on the Trump administration but stands down on the “Top Chef’’ case.

Confidential tips

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// Documenting Hate: Submit an incident you know about

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


// How a doctor built demand for a detox device, without proof it works

The Bridge has taken off as a “pain-free” way to detox from opioids. But the evidence is flimsy.