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Pier 4 model home interiors with two different styled kitchens and view of Boston Harbor.

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In Boston’s ultra-luxury condo market, what does $63,000 buy? A marble sink top — for the bathroom

Even more than the views — which are heartbreakingly fabulous, don’t get me wrong — what today’s luxury developers are selling is lifestyle.

From left: Stanley Rosenberg and Bryon Hefner.

Bowing to pressure, Rosenberg resigns after 31 years

The Amherst Democrat, who has served as a legislator for 31 years and whose resignation will take effect Friday at 5 p.m., also expressed grief about the situation.

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Business schools are starting to teach MBA students — and future leaders — how to deal with misconduct, and, ideally, change corporate culture.

Boston, MA - 5/1940: A view from the water of Gallops Island in the Boston Harbor, May 1940. (Boston Globe Archive/) --- BGPA Reference: 180501_MJ_008

Boston Globe Archive

Winter weather helped uncover a dark past on Gallops Island

Gallops Island is silent now, but traces of the tragedy that once cloaked this former quarantine station in Boston Harbor are resurfacing from its eroding soil.

ANALYSIS

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Here’s a political riddle: Is it ever a good idea to stand up and admit to paying off a porn star to keep quiet about a sexual encounter?

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President Donald Trump on Thursday directly contradicted his earlier statements that he knew of no payment to Stormy Daniels, the pornographic film actress who says she had an affair with him.

The Nation

ANALYSIS

Is it ever a good idea to admit to paying off a porn star?

FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016, file photo, then-President-elect Donald Trump calls out to media as he and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani pose for photographs as Giuliani arrives at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse in Bedminster, N.J.. Giuliani may have added to the legal headaches of his new client and old friend, President Donald Trump, when he drew a link on May 3,, 2018, between the $130,000 payment to a porn star to keep her quiet about an alleged affair and the potential fallout if her story had gone public shortly before the 2016 election. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

By Annie Linskey

Here’s a political riddle: Is it ever a good idea to stand up and admit to paying off a porn star to keep quiet about a sexual encounter?

Trump says payment to Stormy Daniels did not violate campaign laws

FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016 file photo, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani arrives at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse in Bedminster, N.J. President Donald Trump's new lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Wednesday, May 2, 2018, the president repaid attorney Michael Cohen for a $130,000 payment to porn star Stormy Daniels. Giuliani made the revelation during an appearance on Fox News Channel's

By Michael D. Shear and Matt Apuzzo

President Donald Trump on Thursday directly contradicted his earlier statements that he knew of no payment to Stormy Daniels, the pornographic film actress who says she had an affair with him.

Trump Place does not have to be a forever name, judge says

NEW YORK — Over the opposition of lawyers for a company owned by President Donald Trump, state Supreme Court Judge Eileen Bransten ruled Thursday that a condominium on the Upper West Side could remove the bronze letters spelling out his name from its 46-story building.

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The World

Iran’s foreign minister says no renegotiating nuclear deal

Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran’s foreign minister, said the United States has consistently violated the agreement.

By Nasser Karimi and Jon Gambrell

Iran’s foreign minister took to YouTube on Thursday to criticize President Donald Trump’s threat to withdraw from the nuclear deal, saying Iran will not “renegotiate or add onto” the atomic accord.

Editorial & Opinion

EDITORIAL

Mass. Senate walks the walk on Rosenberg inquiry

12/01/2017 Boston - Ma- Massachusetts Senate s President Stanley C. Rosenberg (cq) spoke at a afternoon press-conference about the Bryon Hefner matter. Jonathan Wiggs\Globe Staff Reporter:Topic.

The Massachusetts Senate handled a painful inquiry with the seriousness that it deserved.

Opinion | Anthony Flint

Dying is easy. Comedy is hard. Stand-up comedy? Harder

Microphone over the Abstract blurred photo of conference hall or seminar room background.

By Anthony Flint

Stand-up comedians put in hours and hours of work to make their sets happen.

SCOT LEHIGH

Meet Beth Lindstrom, looking to defeat Elizabeth Warren

Seeking to run against U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Beth Lindstrom addresses the Massachusetts Republican Convention at the DCU Center in Worcester, Mass., Saturday, April 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

By Scot Lehigh

The Republican Senate candidate placed second at last Saturday’s GOP state convention.

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Opinion | William J. Bratton and Chuck Wexler

A Boston police commissioner who transformed the profession

By William J. Bratton and Chuck Wexler

Metro

Bowing to pressure, Rosenberg resigns after 31 years

From left: Stanley Rosenberg and Bryon Hefner.

By Joshua Miller and Matt Stout

The Amherst Democrat, who has served as a legislator for 31 years and whose resignation will take effect Friday at 5 p.m., also expressed grief about the situation.

President Trump and Bill Belichick reportedly talked on the phone about Tom Brady last week

President Donald Trump was presented a New England Patriots helmet by head coach Bill Belichick, left, and owner Robert Kraft, right, during a 2017 ceremony that followed the Patriots’ Super Bowl victory.

By Christina Prignano

Tucked into the bottom of a lenghty New York Times report Thursday on the future of White House Chief of Staff John Kelly was an interesting tidbit.

In Boston’s ultra-luxury condo market, what does $63,000 buy? A marble sink top — for the bathroom

Pier 4 model home interiors with two different styled kitchens and view of Boston Harbor.

By Beth Teitell

Even more than the views — which are heartbreakingly fabulous, don’t get me wrong — what today’s luxury developers are selling is lifestyle.

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Business & Tech

Braintree shuttle lot awaits development

Braintree’s mayor is eager to see significant development on the nearly 20 acres that currently serve as a parking lot for people who ride the shuttle service to Logan Airport.

By Jon Chesto

The Massachusetts Port Authority has emerged as a big development player in the city, primarily on the red-hot South Boston Waterfront.

Winthrop Square tower design finally approved

An artist’s rendering shows what the Winthrop Square tower (center) would look like on the city’s skyline.

By Tim Logan

Plans for the 690-foot-tall building must next go before the Boston Planning & Development Agency.

Waltham cyber firm Carbon Black completes IPO

By Andy Rosen

The cybersecurity company monitors its clients’ computers and other devices for threats.

Obituaries

Ronald Wolk, whose Education Week put national spotlight on schools, dies at 86

By Nick Anderson

Mr. Wolk was the first editor in chief and publisher of Education Week.

Jhoon Rhee, who helped popularize tae kwon do in the US, dies at 86

Mr. Rhee at a workout in 2002. His regimen included 10 sets of 100 push-ups each day.

By Harrison Smith

Few martial artists were as accomplished as Mr. Rhee, who exchanged fighting tips with fellow martial artist Bruce Lee and boxer Muhammad Ali.

Art Paul, designer of Playboy’s bunny logo, dies at 93

Of the designer Mr. Paul, Hugh Hefner said, “I couldn’t have done it without him.”

By Matt Schudel

Art Paul exerted a lasting influence on magazine design.

Sports

THURSDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Brendan Ferrell pulls out all the stops for Plymouth North baseball

Westwood, MA - 5/03/2018 - Plymouth North starter Brendan Ferrell pitched a complete game shutout for the 4-0 win over Xaverian. Plymouth North at Xaverian baseball. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Matt Feld, Topic: 04schrdp, LOID: 8.4.1810505493.

By Matt Doherty

Senior lefthander mixed a crafty curveball with a dancing knuckleball in a complete-game shutout over Xaverian, 4-0.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

It was more than a win. The Celtics crushed the Sixers’ souls

Boston, MA: 5-3-18: The Celtics Jayson Tatum hangs around the rim after his slam dunk on a nice feed from teamamte Terry Rozier III brought the crowd out of their seats and gave Boston a 103-97 lead, on their way to a 108-103 victory. The Boston Celtics hosted the Philadelphia 76ers in Game Two of their NBA Eastern Conference Semi Final playoff series at the TD Garden. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

By Dan Shaughnessy

The undermanned Celtics again have made themselves the favorites because they have Brad Stevens and the Sixers don’t.

RANGERS 11, RED SOX 5

An ugly loss leaves Red Sox just one game up on Yankees

ARLINGTON, TX - MAY 03: David Price #24 of the Boston Red Sox reacts after giving up two runs against the Texas Rangers in the bottom of the third inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on May 3, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

By Peter Abraham

David Price allowed nine runs, and Boston dropped the opener of a 10-game road trip.

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Joe Sullivan | KENTUCKY DERBY ANALYSIS

Who will win the Kentucky Derby?

By Joe Sullivan

CELTICS NOTEBOOK

What’s the deal with the Celtics’ weird tipoff times?

By Adam Himmelsbach

NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

Can the Red Sox fix David Price’s problems?

By Nick Cafardo

CELTICS 108, 76ERS 103

Don’t be surprised. The Celtics have been doing this all season

By Adam Himmelsbach

RED SOX NOTEBOOK

Red Sox know not to take Bartolo Colon lightly

By Peter Abraham

Cavaliers 128, Raptors 110

LeBron James scores 43 to lift Cavaliers to 2-0 series lead

By Ian Harrison

Weekend

Movie Review | ★ ★ ★

You down with ‘RBG’? Documentary presents its case

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is shown in a still image from the documentary “RBG.”

By Ty Burr

Yeah, you know Ruth Bader Ginsburg. But there’s value in a documentary that dives deep into her ongoing legacy.

COMEDY

Belly laughs are Ali Wong’s specialty

Ali Wong is at Medford’s Chevalier Theatre Friday and Saturday.

By James Sullivan

The comic, who comes to Medford for four weekend shows, has recorded two Netflix specials while pregnant.

Movie Review | ★ ★ ★

In ‘Tully,’ she is messy, but she’s Charlize

“Tully” stars Charlize Theron as a New Jersey wife and mother expecting her third child.

By Ty Burr

Writer Diablo Cody and director Jason Reitman deliver a strange, touching comedy-drama.