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The Celtics selected Jayson Tatum with the third pick in the 2017 NBA Draft.

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Adam Himmelsbach

Jayson Tatum is at the door. ‘He has a passion to be great’

The Celtics rookie wanted a better life, so he and his mother made one. Now he’s on the threshold of NBA stardom.

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The case of a mother and her three children who were killed in West Brookfield has yielded few clues that have been shared with the public.

Why Trump has struggled to assemble a legal team

Twelve partners from a total of seven firms have said no to President Trump’s entreaties to help him navigate the special counsel’s probe.

Developer Robert Korff has lived in Newton since 1995 and considers it his hometown.

Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff

Developer makes dramatic changes to main Newton drag, one property at a time

Amid this hodgepodge of older one- and two-story buildings, Robert Korff sees a golden opportunity for a modern version of the Garden City.

The Nation

Why Trump has struggled to assemble a legal team

Being turned down time and again led President Trump to pick former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani this week for his team.

By Annie Linskey

Twelve partners from a total of seven firms have said no to President Trump’s entreaties to help him navigate the special counsel’s probe.

Rosenstein’s bid to appease GOP could put Justice Department independence at risk

By Katie Benner

Democrats in Congress say the Republicans’ demands for documents are aimed at ousting Rosenstein from his job.

Mitt Romney is forced into GOP primary in Utah Senate race

US Senate candidate Mitt Romney spoke to the delegates at the Utah Republican Nominating Convention Saturday in West Valley City, Utah.

By Lindsay Whitehurst and Julian Hattem

The former Massachusetts governor, who was hoping to avoid a primary fight, instead will square off against a state lawmaker on June 26.

Editorial & Opinion

Editorial

Why you’ll pay for Beacon Hill’s pipeline folly

The costs of blocking financing for a new natural gas pipeline in New England — both financial and environmental — are already piling up.

JEFF JACOBY

Our &@*!^$# public discourse

Angry teenager girl with furious expression screaming and swearing

By Jeff Jacoby

Relentless profanity is both a cause and an effect of the coarsening of American society.

Renée Graham

Nikki Haley plays the long game, no matter the cost

Ambassador Nikki Haley during a UN Security Council emergency meeting concerning Syria on April 14.

By Renée Graham

Few seem as determined as Haley to emerge unscathed from the wreckage of the Trump presidency.

Metro

West Brookfield house still haunted by questions

In West Brookfield, investigators probed the scene where a mother and three children were found murdered in their home last month.

By Laura Crimaldi and Evan Allen

The case of a mother and her three children who were killed in West Brookfield has yielded few clues that have been shared with the public.

Marty Walsh to endorse Michael Capuano in Democratic primary for House seat

Mayor Martin Walsh pointed to his long relationship with Michael Capuano and the congressman’s own support for him during Walsh’s first mayoral run in 2013.

By Matt Stout

Mayor Martin Walsh is set to formally endorse Capuano on Sunday in Dorchester, where he is expected to emphasize the Somerville Democrat’s experience.

Five Democrats vying for Suffolk DA job make their cases

By Jeremy C. Fox

Five Democrats vying to be the next Suffolk district attorney attempted to woo Dorchester voters on Saturday.

Sports

ATHLETICS 3, RED SOX 0

One way to cool off Red Sox: Sean Manaea tosses no-hitter in A’s win

Sean Manaea embraced catcher Jonathan Lucroy after the final out.

By Peter Abraham

The unheralded lefthander allowed only three runners to reach and struck out 10 in becoming the first pitcher to no-hit the Red Sox in 25 years.

Maple Leafs 4, Bruins 3

Tuukka Rask has a shaky performance, and the Maple Leafs are still alive

Boston04/21/18 Boston Bruins vs Toronto Maple Leafs Playoffs game 5- Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask is sprawled on the ice as he lets in the 2nd goal of the 1st period to Toronto's Andreas Johnsson. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(sports)

By Kevin Paul Dupont

The Maple Leafs rode an early 4-1 lead to victory and forced a Game 6 in Toronto on Monday night.

tara sullivan

A bad start, bad goaltending, and a blown chance for the Bruins

Coach Bruce Cassidy and the Bruins did a lot of scoreboard watching.

By Tara Sullivan

The Bruins were all set up to clinch their first-round series, but faltered.

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DAN SHAUGHNESSY

With the Greek Freak, the Bucks are finally a big deal

By Dan Shaughnessy

NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

For A’s Bob Melvin, it’s nice being on right side of no-hitter

By Nick Cafardo

Bruins notebook

Bruins’ Patrice Bergeron back in lineup for Game 5

By Julian Benbow

JULIAN BENBOW

Tuukka Rask fought the puck and never recovered

By Julian Benbow

SATURDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Xaverian tops St. John’s Prep baseball at Fenway Park

By Matt Doherty

Gary Washburn | On basketball

The Celtics were too darn nice in Game 3, and they paid for it

By Gary Washburn

NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

After rocky start, Red Sox bullpen has dominated

By Nick Cafardo

NASCAR | Richmond (Va.) Raceway

Kyle Busch wins Richmond to extend streak to three in a row

By Hank Kurz Jr.

NICK CAFARDO | SUNDAY BASEBALL NOTES

Could John Farrell be in the Reds’ managerial plans?

By Nick Cafardo

KEVIN PAUL DUPONT | SUNDAY HOCKEY NOTES

When it comes to roster building, Golden Knights really hit the jackpot

By Kevin Paul Dupont

GARY WASHBURN | SUNDAY BASKETBALL NOTES

Is a super max contract with the Spurs in the cards for Kawhi Leonard?

By Gary Washburn

BEN VOLIN | SUNDAY FOOTBALL NOTES

How teams are relying on their analytics groups on Day 3 of the NFL Draft

By Ben Volin

Ideas

Ideas | David Scharfenberg

Paper checks forever?

By David Scharfenberg

The check has to be one of the strangest objects of the digital age — utterly obsolete, but somehow totally essential.

IDEAS | STEPHANIE EBBERT

Words you couldn’t say in The Boston Globe — until now

By Stephanie Ebbert

From “pussyhats” to “hir” and “zir,” the Globe’s gender-affairs beat reporter tries to reconcile a fast-moving national conversation with stodgy newspaper style.

OPINION | Chuck Collins

Time to tax the ‘swanktuaries’

A rendering of One Dalton Place.

By Chuck Collins

Luxury buildings drive up housing costs, suck up energy, and help rich people warehouse wealth. In exchange, they should pay a lot more than property taxes.

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Ideas | Sage Stossel

Hollywood reboots for the Trump presidency

By Sage Stossel

Obituaries

Douglass Shand-Tucci, 76, architectural historian of Boston

Mr. Shand-Tucci said he wrote “Built in Boston” because “the buildings that moved me seemed to move no one else.”

By Bryan Marquard

His first major book, “Built in Boston,” was published in 1978.

Verne Troyer, best known as ‘Mini-Me’ in Austin Powers, has died

By Andrew Dalton

A statement provided by Mr. Troyer’s spokesperson says the 49-year-old actor died Saturday.

Joan Konner, 87, TV documentarian and journalism dean

By Sam Roberts

Ms. Konner became the first woman to lead the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Sunday Arts

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‘Deepfake’ videos are insidious and deceitful. But is there a silver lining?

Buzzfeed and “Get Out” director Jordan Peele (right) teamed up to create a digitally manipulated video of President Obama.

By Michael Andor Brodeur

Jordan Peele’s viral video of President Obama highlights the threat of videos that use sophisticated technology to seamlessly swap out one face for another. And it’s a reminder again that we need to question everything.

Talking with Chris Evans about Captain America

Chris Evans.

By Tom Russo

The Sudbury native is back as the shield-wielding superhero in “Avengers: Infinity War.”

book review

It’s a man’s world — even in the myths

By Laura Collins-Hughes

Madeline Miller unspools a feminist retelling of the tale of Circe

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Ty Burr

What to watch at the IFFBoston

By Ty Burr

book review

The formidable Kennedy sister

By Wendy Smith

book review

How to write wonderful essays

By Anthony Domestico

bibliophiles

Still gets knocked out by the right book

By Amy Sutherland

new england literary news | nina maclaughlin

Indie bookstores celebrate; translating poetry; Newburyport bookfest

By Nina MacLaughlin

story behind the book | kate tuttle

A novel about asymmetrical ties and creativity

By Kate Tuttle

On Broadway, feeling love for Donna Summer

By Christopher Wallenberg

doc talk | peter keough

Doc Talk: Tennis teacher, hobbyhorse riders, music makers

By Peter Keough

Sips

Palmetto, one heck of a cover

By Liza Weisstuch

Travel

Trendspotting

Tourists getting to participate in VIP experiences they once could only imagine

Guests go behind the scenes at a Kentucky horse farm.

By Jon Marcus

If you have the money to make it happen, it can happen: dinner at Hemingway’s table in Key West, private tours of the Sistine Chapel and the Louvre, or a look at Kentucky horse country.

Woburn? Yes, Woburn. It’s finding a new groove

The tap room of Lord Hobo in Woburn where dogs are welcome.

By Christopher Muther

If there is a change, or a tilt, or whatever you care to call it happening in Woburn, it can all be traced back to when Ran Duan opened the Baldwin Bar inside his family’s Chinese restaurant in 2010.

He planted a seed and an idea took root. The result is Red Barns at Kelly Way Gardens.

More than 200 varieties of vegetables fill the Kelly Way Gardens at Woodstock Inn & Resort.

By Diane Bair and Pamela Wright

The newly-renovated Red Barns at Kelly Way Gardens at Woodstock Inn & Spa, housing a large, rustic-chic dining room and a state-of-the-art demo kitchen, will open May 1 for the first time.

Real Estate

10 inexpensive ways to boost your home’s curb appeal

By Jon Mael

There are steps that every homeowner can take to ratchet up their property’s curb appeal and make the rest of the block step up its game.

Gardening: quick and easy strawberries

Spring is a good time to plant strawberries, but you also can do it in late summer or fall.

By Lee Reich

Given how quickly strawberries begin to bear fruit and how easily they are grown, it’s a wonder that strawberry beds aren’t as common in backyards as lawns are in front yards. | realestate.boston.com

Get out in the garden: The busy season is underway

By Carol Stocker

Lots to do as spring garden clean up and preparation begins.

Magazine

Globe Magazine

Top spots to live in Greater Boston in 2018

By Jon Gorey

The hottest towns for home buyers, for prices ranging from under $500,000 to more than $1 million.

Top Spots to Live 2018

What your money gets you in Greater Boston real estate

This house at 24 Basset Street in Lynn was listed for $400,000.

By Jon Gorey

A look at four homes on the market from less than $500,000 to more than $1 million.

Top Spots to Live 2018

Why realtors hate HGTV

By Brenna Donovan

The depiction of house hunting on reality TV shows creates unrealistic expectations about everything from budgets to timelines, say some pros.

Globe South

Still cutting, after all these years

Peter Rando, 100, has been a barber for most of his life. He’s still at it.

By Johanna Seltz

Peter Rando, who turned 100 on April 19, credits his longevity to wine and thinks it’s also likely he stays young because he keeps busy and still cuts hair.

Suburban Diary

Buying that first home is daunting, but taking a class helps

Peter Mullen led a workshop in Quincy for first-time home buyers on March 22.

By Julia Preszler

When that time comes, maybe I will find myself taking a class like the one Peter Mullen runs at Quincy Community Action Programs, a nonprofit that works to help low-income residents.

Brockton 20-year-old buys three-family home

Edson Mendonca, 20, signed closing documents on his home purchase on March 29.

By Julia Preszler

The Quincy College student signed the closing documents for a three-decker in Brockton on March 29.

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Mark Your Calendar

Floral art makes the books bloom in Norwell

By Robert Knox

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL

For Plymouth North pitcher, an emotional opening day

By Andrew Higginbottom

Up Close

He says helping is in his DNA

By Paul E. Kandarian

NOTEWORTHY

GlobeSouth: Noteworthy performances

By Andrew Higginbottom

BLOTTER TALES

Saving the world, one skunk at a time

By Emily Sweeney

Globe West

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL

Brookline’s Silas Reed a rough gem on the diamond

By Nate Weitzer

Pressed into service as an emergency starter last year, the Brookline High junior now has a no-hitter to his credit.

BUSINESS PLAN

Manager at Chestnut Hill Farm puts the community first

Desiree Robertson-DuBois, Cole Trager, and Kirsten Kampmeier of Chestnut Hill Farm.

By Cindy Cantrell

Since joining the Southborough farm in 2015, Desiree Robertson-DuBois has helped develop a thriving community supported agriculture (CSA), family farm dinners, children’s programs, and year-round activities.

NOTEWORTHY

GlobeWest: Noteworthy performances

By Nate Weitzer

Acton’s Noah Zavolas pitched the first no-hitter for Harvard baseball since 2001.