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State assigns monitor to oversee hospitals

Surprise inspections found such prevalent problems that officials decided an onsite monitor was necessary at four psychiatric hospitals.

 

Ruptures in GOP are on view with Trump ascendancy

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves a rally at The Palladium in Carmel, Ind., Monday, May 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Republicans declared they would not back Donald Trump even as he became the only candidate remaining in the party’s race.

 

Sanders won’t stop amid worries he’s hurting Clinton

Bernie Sanders spoke to campaign volunteers in Bowling Green, Ky., on Wednesday.

Bernie Sanders stands virtually no chance because Hillary Clinton’s lead in delegates is too great. But he continues to hammer her.

 

After Seattle duck boat fatalities, regulators took tough steps

An emergency official stands near a charter bus, left, and a

In Boston, authorities are investigating a duck boat crash that killed 28-year-old woman who was driving a scooter.

 

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A long goodbye is made a little less lonely

Henry More, 4, and his mother, Taylor More, of Phoenix.

At a pediatric hospice facility, aiding family members is as important as caring for patients.

 

WBZ traffic reporter is now telling the world who she really is

Kristen Eck has long alerted drivers from the WBZ helicopter during weekday rush hours.

Kristen Eck said she’d always had the feeling throughout her youth that she had been born in the wrong body.

 
 

Globe Events

 
 

When inspiration strikes

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

 
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The Nation

 

Sanders won’t stop amid worries he’s hurting Clinton

Bernie Sanders spoke to campaign volunteers in Bowling Green, Ky., on Wednesday.

Bernie Sanders stands virtually no chance because Hillary Clinton’s lead in delegates is too great. But he continues to hammer her.

 

Ruptures in GOP are on view with Trump ascendancy

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves a rally at The Palladium in Carmel, Ind., Monday, May 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Republicans declared they would not back Donald Trump even as he became the only candidate remaining in the party’s race.

 

Obama tells Flint residents: ‘I’ve got your back’

President Barack Obama reacts to a sip of filtered tap water during remarks at the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan, in Flint, May 4, 2016. For some Flint residents, the presidential visit feels long overdue. At left is Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell. (Doug Mills/The New York Times)

Sipping filtered city water to show it’s again drinkable, President Obama promised Wednesday to ride herd on leaders at all levels of government until every drop of water flowing into homes in Flint, Mich., is safe to use.

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The World

 

88,000 people evacuated after raging wildfire hits Canadian city

A raging wildfire emptied Canada’s main oil sands city, destroying entire neighborhoods of Fort McMurray, Alberta.

 

Navy SEAL killed in Iraq was part of rescue team

Navy Petty Officer First Class Charles Keating was from Phoenix.

The attack triggered a massive coalition air response that destroyed equipment, buildings, and killed up to 60 militants.

 

US declares Aleppo cease-fire, Syria says only for 48 hours

Sporadic violence persisted in Aleppo on Wednesday as U.S. officials announced an agreement had been reached with Russia to extend Syria’s fragile cease-fire to the deeply contested northern city. The Syrian military said the truce would last only 48 hours.

 
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Editorial & Opinion

 

JOAN VENNOCHI

Endorse, Warren, endorse!

If Elizabeth Warren cares about her party, she has to pick either Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders now.

 

ERIC FEHRNSTROM

The GOP unity tour begins

TOPSHOT - US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves after speaking in New York on May 3, 2016, following the primary in Indiana. Donald Trump crushed his Republican rivals in Indiana's primary Tuesday, bringing him to the brink of outright victory in the presidential nomination race and dashing the hopes of a movement bent on stopping him. / AFP PHOTO / Jewel SAMADJEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images

With Donald Trump the all-but-certain nominee, the GOP will fall into line.

 

Editorial

Editorial: #NeverTrump movement must show it’s not bluffing

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 03: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump arrive to speak to supporters at Trump Tower in Manhattan following his victory in the Indiana primary on May 03, 2016 in New York City. Trump beat rival Ted Cruz decisively in a contest that many analysts believe was the last chance for any other Republican candidate to catch Trump in the delegate count. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

It’s time for backers of the #NeverTrump movement to prove that their vows were more than just talk.

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Metro

 

State assigns monitor to oversee hospitals

Surprise inspections found such prevalent problems that officials decided an onsite monitor was necessary at four psychiatric hospitals.

 

WBZ traffic reporter is now telling the world who she really is

Kristen Eck has long alerted drivers from the WBZ helicopter during weekday rush hours.

Kristen Eck said she’d always had the feeling throughout her youth that she had been born in the wrong body.

 

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A long goodbye is made a little less lonely

Henry More, 4, and his mother, Taylor More, of Phoenix.

At a pediatric hospice facility, aiding family members is as important as caring for patients.

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Business & Tech

 

This JetBlue ad will make you rethink flying with babies

The new ad, which was developed by Boston firm MullenLowe, turns the tray tables on passengers and baby-toting parents.

 

Interested in adopting a school? Businesses might have to wait

At the John Winthrop Elementary School, volunteer mentor Rob Lyons of Natixis worked Wednesday with student Angel Laboy.

Boston officials say they remain hopeful a formal adopt-a-school program will be launched by September.

 

Jewelers Exchange won’t team up with high-rise’s developer

05042016 Boston Ma The view of a portion of Washington Street that shows the footprint of porposed new tower at left , 45 Province is looming in background, and the Jewelers Exchange Building is at right . Globe/Staff Photographer Jonathan Wiggs

The developer of the 59-story tower had sought to use a provision of the law that would have expedited city approvals.

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Obituaries

 

Linda Tischler, 67; journalist wrote wryly about cancer

Andover - 2-10-00--Managing editor of content for My Way.com Linda Tischler and the 'Content crew' inside hdqrs.

Ms. Tischler chronicled her cancer battle and also wrote for a range of publications, including the Boston Herald and Boston Magazine.

 

Carl Fredrik Reutersward, 81, Swedish sculptor

Mr. Reutersward smiled in front of his sculpture as it was unveiled in Malmo, Sweden.

His twisted gun statue became an international symbol of peace the world over.

 

Marisol, artist known for blithely shattering boundaries

Maria Sol Escobar fused pop art imagery and folk art in assemblages and sculptures.

The beguiling and mysterious Venezuelan-American artist fused pop art imagery and folk art in assemblages and sculptures.

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Sports

 

JOE SULLIVAN

Handicapping the 2016 Kentucky Derby

Kentucky Derby hopeful Nyquist, ridden by Jonny Garcia, gallops at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., Tuesday, May 3, 2016. The 142nd Kentucky Derby is Saturday, May 7. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)

The 142nd Run for the Roses is Saturday, and here’s a guide to placing your bets.

 

Celtics dive into a very important offseason

The Celtics will find out where the first of their eight picks will be when the draft lottery is held May 17.

 

GARY WASHBURN | ON BASKETBALL

One way or another, Danny Ainge has the tools for a big fix

Waltham Ma 09/25/2015 Danny Ainge (cq) left and Wyc Grousbeck (cq) right at Boston Celtics Media Day.. Staff/Photographer Jonathan Wiggs Topic: Reporter

He is charged with obtaining a major player, and he has draft picks, trades, and free agency to work with.

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Thursday Scene

 

In BSO Leipzig visit, glimpses of shared past and future

Andris Nelsons and the Boston Symphony Orchestra performing its first concert of the BSO's European Tour at the Alte Oper in Frankfurt, Germany, on  Tuesday.

The Boston Symphony Orchestra will perform in Leipzig, unofficially launching an alliance with the venerable Gewandhaus Orchestra.

 

Stage REview

A meeting of great minds in ‘Freud’s Last Session’ at New Rep

Shelley Bolman (left) and Joel Colodner in New Repertory Theatre’s “Freud’s Last Session.”

The play imagines a meeting between Sigmund Freud and C. S. Lewis shortly before Freud’s death.

 

In her new book, Kate Daloz recalls her family’s unconventional life in rural Vermont

Kate Daloz inside her childhood home, a geodesic dome in West Glover, Vt.

As a child, Kate Daloz was blissfully unaware that her family’s rural, do-it-yourself lifestyle in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom was unusual.

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