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At least 19 killed in suspected terror explosion at UK concert

Manchester, UK. Police and other emergency services are seen near the Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion. Police have confirmed they are responding to an incident during an Ariana Grande concert at the venue. Reported Explosion at Manchester Arena, UK - 22 May 2017 (Rex Features via AP Images)

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Traumatized concertgoers screamed and fled in what appeared to be the deadliest episode of terrorism in Britain since the 2005 London subway bombings.

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If Israel really wants peace with its Arab neighbors, the cost will be resolving the generations-old standoff, he said.

Cleveland, OH May 21, 2017: FOR USE WITH HIMMELSBACH STORY......After hitting a three pointer in the firSt quarter, Celtics guard Avery Bradley looks and points skyward, a tribute to his late mother. The Boston Celtics visited the Cleveland Cavaliers for Game Three of their NBA Eastern Conference Finals playoff series at the Quicken Loans Arena. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis)

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ADAM HIMMELSBACH

After heartbreak and healing, dreams come true for Avery Bradley

The Celtics guard lost his mother but built a family and is right where he wants to be now.

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In the sheer numbers of teachers implicated, the case ranks as among the most pervasive that has been substantiated at a regional private school.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/11/19/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/wiggs_Race_702790.jpg Full city apparatus at work in Marty Walsh’s reelection bid

“It’s not like Marty Walsh revived his campaign recently. His campaign has been moving like a 12-cylinder Cadillac for a long time.”

The Nation

A difficult task in selecting jury for Bill Cosby trial

Bill Cosby (center) arrived Monday for jury selection in his sexual assault case at the Allegheny County Courthouse in Pittsburgh.

By Manuel Roig-Franzia

One-third of the potential 100 jurors in the first round of jury selection said they had already formed an opinion on the case.

Barnard chooses a leader whose research focuses on women

The college hired Sian Beilock to be its next president, the eighth person to hold the position.

White House moves to block ethics inquiry into ex-lobbyists on payroll

By Eric Lipton

The move is a significant escalation of its clash with the government’s top ethics watchdog.

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The World

At least 19 killed in suspected terror explosion at UK concert

Manchester, UK. Police and other emergency services are seen near the Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion. Police have confirmed they are responding to an incident during an Ariana Grande concert at the venue. Reported Explosion at Manchester Arena, UK - 22 May 2017 (Rex Features via AP Images)

By Rory Smith and Sewell Chan

Traumatized concertgoers screamed and fled in what appeared to be the deadliest episode of terrorism in Britain since the 2005 London subway bombings.

Trump tells Israel deal with Palestinians is crucial

President Trump on Monday became the first sitting US leader to visit the Western Wall in Jerusalem. On Tuesday, he plans to travel to the West Bank.

By Peter Baker and Ian Fisher

If Israel really wants peace with its Arab neighbors, the cost will be resolving the generations-old standoff, he said.

Iran’s president mocks Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia as ‘just a show’

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani rejected US warnings about testing missiles but said he was open to dialogue.

By Thomas Erdbrink

Hassan Rouhani said his victory over a hard-liner showed that Iranians had exercised a democratic choice.

Editorial & Opinion

EDITORIAL

White House needs data, not word clouds, on health care

From left: Bernie Sanders, Chuck Schumer, Tammy Duckworth, and Kirsten Gillibrand prepared to speak about family and medical leave in March.

If ever there was a time for careful, sober, fact-and-data-driven policy analysis, that time is now.

JOAN VENNOCHI

A bad ban doesn’t make for a racist school

Mya Cook (left) and her sister Deanna attend Mystic Valley Regional Charter School.

By Joan Vennochi

Throwing around the r-word seems like a stretch when Mystic Valley Regional Charter School has impressive academic success for its students of color.

Opinion | Richard North Patterson

Casting off illusions about Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Friday, May 12, 2017. (Alexei Nikolsky/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

By Richard North Patterson

President Trump is deluded in ignoring the aims of Vladimir Putin to undermine the US and Western democracy.

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Opinion | Venkat Sumantran, Charles Fine, and David Gonsalvez

How to improve Boston’s infrastructure future

By Venkat Sumantran, Charles Fine and David Gonsalvez

Metro

St. Paul’s School admits 13 staffers engaged in ‘sexual misconduct’

A new investigation at the elite St. Paul’s School found that 13 former faculty and staff members engaged in “substantiated” sexual misconduct.

By Michael Levenson, Jonathan Saltzman and John R. Ellement

In the sheer numbers of teachers implicated, the case ranks as among the most pervasive that has been substantiated at a regional private school.

Full city apparatus at work in Marty Walsh’s reelection bid

Martin Walsh has convened talks to hear from residents.

By Meghan E. Irons

“It’s not like Marty Walsh revived his campaign recently. His campaign has been moving like a 12-cylinder Cadillac for a long time.”

Black bear startles Lawrence residents

Ice was used to keep the bear’s body temperature down.

By Andrew Grant

The bear, a male yearling, was hiding under several boats when police tranquilized him.

Business & Tech

A New England classic approaches a century of sailing

Boatbuilder Jeremy King sorted out name tags on rudders.

By Shelby Grebbin

The wooden Beetle Cat is little changed from its original design.

Mass.’ new biggest bank: Berkshire Bank

Berkshire Bank announced Monday that it plans to buy Worcester-based Commerce Bank and move its headquarters from Pittsfield to Boston.

By Deirdre Fernandes

Berkshire Bank just leapfrogged from a sleepy western Mass. regional financial institution to the biggest bank based in the state.

Bold Types

Boston Landing’s secret weapon

New Balance chairman Jim Davis had the vision to redevelop the 15 acres he acquired several years ago in this section of Brighton overlooking the Mass. Pike. But it’s Keith Craig’s job to turn that vision into a reality.

Obituaries

John Sampas, 84; guided Kerouac writings into print

Mr. Sampas, who administered Jack Kerouac’s estate, often retrieved items left at his brother-in-law’s gravesite at Lowell’s Edson Cemetery. In 2014, a memorial stone with a representation of the writer’s signature on it was added. Kerouac (in photo at bottom right), who died in 1969, married Mr. Sampas’ sister Stella in 1966.

By Bryan Marquard

Mr. Sampas, the writer’s brother-in-law, administered the estate of the “On the Road” author.

Roxcy Bolton, 90, feminist who fought for Equal Rights Amendment

By Sam Roberts

Ms. Bolton was credited with founding the nation’s first rape treatment center and helped persuade forecasters not to name tropical storms after only women.

Bill White, 77, defenseman who starred for Chicago, Team Canada

Mr. White, an imposing defenseman, tried to keep Bobby Orr in check in 1974.

He formed an imposing tandem on the Black Hawks’ blue line with Pat Stapleton and helped the team reach the playoffs in all seven of his seasons in Chicago.

Sports

ADAM HIMMELSBACH

After heartbreak and healing, dreams come true for Avery Bradley

Cleveland, OH May 21, 2017: FOR USE WITH HIMMELSBACH STORY......After hitting a three pointer in the firSt quarter, Celtics guard Avery Bradley looks and points skyward, a tribute to his late mother. The Boston Celtics visited the Cleveland Cavaliers for Game Three of their NBA Eastern Conference Finals playoff series at the Quicken Loans Arena. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis)

By Adam Himmelsbach

The Celtics guard lost his mother but built a family and is right where he wants to be now.

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

Celtics’ chances in this series ride with the long shots

Cleveland, OH May 21, 2017: The Celtics Marcus Smart gets a hand from head coach Brad Stevens after Boston's victory. The Boston Celtics visited the Cleveland Cavaliers for Game Three of their NBA Eastern Conference Finals playoff series at the Quicken Loans Arena. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis)

By Christopher L. Gasper

In these Eastern finals, if your 3-pointers are falling, your opponent probably will, too.

STAN GROSSFELD

Bronson Arroyo is the last ‘Idiot’ standing

Cincinnati, Ohio-May 5, 2017-Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff- Bronson Arroyo of the Cincinnati Reds pitching at the Great American Ballpark. He is the only member of the 2004 World Championship Red Sox team to be still playing in the major leagues.

By Stan Grossfeld

The 40-year-old righty is back with the Reds, getting the last laugh on his 2004 Red Sox teammates.

Tuesday Stories

Television Review

‘Twin Peaks: The Return’ is dazzling, confounding

Kyle MacLachlan in “Twin Peaks: The Return.”

By Matthew Gilbert

Don’t look for coherence in this reboot of the famously weird series, which aired Sunday night on Showtime.

Names

Aerosmith pays tribute to Chris Cornell

Chris Cornell of Soundgarden in 2010.

By Mark Shanahan

Far away on the Black Sea, the Boston band dedicated a song to the late Soundgarden singer.

CELEBRITY NEWS

Jet owned by Elvis to be auctioned after sitting 30 years

Singer Elvis Presley is pictured in this publicity photograph from his 1956 film

By Russell Contreras

It’s got red shag carpet, but no engines.

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Love Letters

He’s bad at texting

By Meredith Goldstein

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Around town

By Emily Sweeney

TV Critic’s Corner

What’s new — and not — this fall on ABC

By Matthew Gilbert

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Commencement speaker wisdom

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