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Shirley Leung

Salaries at this Boston company rank among highest in US

For the first time, we have a rough sense of what rank-and-file employees earn at publicly traded companies and how that compares to the CEO.

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With vast sums of money at stake, Massachusetts lawmakers seem poised to debate the issue quickly, opening the door to a range of potential gambling scenarios.

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Former White House staffers are finding their association with President Trump a bit more complicated for post-administration prospects.

From left:  Meaghan Downing, Rob DiGregorio, and Joey Bevilacqua, seniors at Medway High School, planned their strategy to get their “Senior Soak” target.

Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff

Forget finals: As graduation approaches, high school seniors are sweating a weeks-long water war

Despite the current social climate — as well as pleas from school officials to put the game to rest — “Senior Assassin” remains a widely popular springtime tradition for high school seniors.

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Mr. Wolfe exuberantly chronicled American culture before turning his satiric wit to such novels as “The Bonfire of the Vanities” and “A Man in Full.”

The Nation

Putting ‘White House’ on the resume is less of a boost

The Trump White House has seen 49 percent turnover among top staff, according to the Brookings Institution.

By Annie Linskey

Former White House staffers are finding their association with President Trump a bit more complicated for post-administration prospects.

Trump supporter Barletta wins GOP nod to take on Sen. Casey

By Trip Gabriel

Four-term U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump who first got national notice as a small-city mayor for his attempted crackdown on illegal immigration, on Tuesday won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania.

Democrat Warner backs Trump’s pick for CIA director

Gina Haspell says hindsight has altered her views.

By Steven T. Dennis

Senator Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, gave Gina Haspel key support Tuesday.

Editorial & Opinion

Renée Graham

Black women are waiting for their #MeToo moment

20180516 Renee Graham OP ED Photo illustration/ Globe Staff; AP

By Renée Graham

Black women who speak against abusive men are considered traitors.

JEFF JACOBY

America remains the only plausible candidate for world policeman

By Jeff Jacoby

Americans seem once again to be rediscovering the hard truth that in world affairs, the United States is irreplaceable.

SCOT LEHIGH

Sorry, Scott Lively, you can’t be taken seriously

04/28/2018 WORCESTER, MA Candidate for Governor Scott Lively (cq) spoke during the Massachusetts GOP State Convention held at the DCU Center in Worcester. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

By Scot Lehigh

Anti-gay crusader and GOP candidate Scott Lively deserves mockery, not votes.

Metro

Adrian Walker

For women in the Boston Fire Department, an unwelcome part of the job

A woman firefighter said a male co-worker assaulted her in this Jamaica Plain firehouse in January. He pleaded not guilty last month.

By Adrian Walker

The Boston Fire Department is a throwback, a relic of a bad time when women were nearly absent from the workplace, and the few on the scene were treated like interlopers.

If it’s legalized in Massachusetts, sports betting could take many forms

Men watch horse racing on an array of screen at Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport, N.J., Monday, May 14, 2018. The Supreme Court on Monday gave its go-ahead for states to allow gambling on sports across the nation, striking down a federal law that barred betting on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

By Mark Arsenault and Andy Rosen

With vast sums of money at stake, Massachusetts lawmakers seem poised to debate the issue quickly, opening the door to a range of potential gambling scenarios.

Forget finals: As graduation approaches, high school seniors are sweating a weeks-long water war

From left:  Meaghan Downing, Rob DiGregorio, and Joey Bevilacqua, seniors at Medway High School, planned their strategy to get their “Senior Soak” target.

By Dugan Arnett

Despite the current social climate — as well as pleas from school officials to put the game to rest — “Senior Assassin” remains a widely popular springtime tradition for high school seniors.

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Movie Review

Looking back on the upheaval of the ’60s

By Mark Feeney

Business & Tech

Shirley Leung

Salaries at this Boston company rank among highest in US

01/31/14 - South Boston, MA - Vertex Pharmaceuticals - A bridge connects the two buildings that comprise the new headquarters at Vertex Pharmaceuticals. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. recently moved into its new two-building headquarters on the South Boston waterfront. Topic: 04vertex. Story by Robert Weisman/Globe Staff. Dina Rudick/Globe Staff

By Shirley Leung

For the first time, we have a rough sense of what rank-and-file employees earn at publicly traded companies and how that compares to the CEO.

What consumers need to know about the state’s new health care website

16website -- The long-planned website, MassCompareCare.gov, contains information about the cost of roughly 300 common medical services and procedures. (Center for Health Information and Analysis)

By Priyanka Dayal McCluskey

The long-planned website is scheduled to go live Wednesday. It contains information about health care costs and quality, and includes guides to help patients ask the right questions about their care.

Amazon unveils its newest digs, in Fort Point

Thomas Berroa works in a coffee shop at Amazon’s new Fort Point office, on Melcher Street in Boston.

By Jon Chesto

All those empty desks at Amazon’s new Boston office won’t stay vacant for long.

Obituaries

Jerrold Meinwald, 91; studied creatures’ chemical signals

By Kenneth Chang

Dr. Meinwald’s pathbreaking studies showed how creatures use chemicals to attract mates, repel predators, and send messages back and forth.

Tom Wolfe, 88, creative chronicler of America’s idiosyncrasies

Tom Wolfe, an acclaimed author, speaks as he visits the Washington & Lee University campus in Lexington, Va., in 2005.

By Deirdre Carmody and William Grimes

Mr. Wolfe exuberantly chronicled American culture before turning his satiric wit to such novels as “The Bonfire of the Vanities” and “A Man in Full.”

Doug Ford, former Masters and PGA champion; at 95

In 1957, Mr. Ford got a hand from Jack Burke Jr. as he donned the green jacket worn by Masters’ winners.

Mr. Ford, who was the oldest surviving Masters champion, won 19 times on the PGA Tour.

Sports

A’s 5, Red Sox 3

The Red Sox keep running into outs, and it’s costing them

By Julian Benbow

“I’m just looking for answers,” manager Alex Cora said after a loss to Oakland on Tuesday.

Lightning 4, Capitals 2

Victor Hedman leads Lightning back into series

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 15: Nikita Kucherov #86 of the Tampa Bay Lightning celebrates with teammate Victor Hedman #77 and Brayden Point #21 after scoring a goal against Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals during the second period in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Capital One Arena on May 15, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

By Stephen Whyno

Victor Hedman had a goal and two assists, and Andrei Vasilevskiy made 36 saves to help the Lightning cut their series deficit to 2-1.

Stephen Piscotty’s emotional home run was a celebration of life

BOSTON, MA - MAY 15: Eduardo Rodriguez #57 of the Boston Red Sox looks on as Stephen Piscotty #25 of the Oakland Athletics rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run in the second inning at Fenway Park on May 15, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)

By Julian Benbow

The A’s outfielder belted a homer in his first at-bat since the death of his mother, Gretchen, following a battle with ALS.

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TUESDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Woburn girls’ lacrosse powers past Lexington

By Liam O’Brien

PETER ABRAHAM | ON BASEBALL

The Red Sox can’t let their bullpen be their downfall

By Peter Abraham

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL NOTES

New faces equal same results for Silver Lake

By Brandan Blom

MIAA FOOTBALL COMMITTEE MEETING

Nashoba Valley Tech football loses appeal, must play in Division 7

By Craig Larson

CELTICS NOTEBOOK

Celtics do not land a lottery pick in 2018 NBA Draft

By Adam Himmelsbach

CELTICS 107, CAVALIERS 94

Celtics take 2-0 series lead over Cavaliers

By Adam Himmelsbach

NORA PRINCIOTTI I COURTSIDE CHATTER

Cavaliers were dressed for success

By Nora Princiotti

Wednesday Food

Strip-T’s in Watertown is closing, and with it goes a little piece of the restaurant scene’s soul

“Strip-T’s is my personality,” says Paul Maslow, who opened the restaurant in 1986. “It’s who I am. I am a little fearful of how I’m going to feel when who I am for the past 32 years is no longer.”

By Devra First

The Watertown hole-in-the-wall became an unlikely culinary destination, but the relationships forged here were always the real draw.

Getting Salty

Getting Salty with Share Our Strength’s Emily Ryan

Emily Ryan is Share Our Strength’s New England director of development.

By Kara Baskin

Share Our Strength holds its 30th annual Taste of the Nation fund-raiser in Boston on June 5, with more than 60 restaurants serving food and drinks to benefit their No Kid Hungry campaign.

Ask Amy

Husband gives a hand — and a beer — to homeless friend

By Amy Dickinson

Advice from Amy Dickinson.