Aiming at Elizabeth Warren, GOP candidates take 3 paths

Three Republicans seeking to challenge Elizabeth Warre  are John Kingston(left), Beth Lindstrom (center) and Geoff Diehl.

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Shaped by money, style or both, the GOP’s US Senate primary has become a study in contrasting campaign trails among the three Republicans vying to face Elizabeth Warren.

// Trump says he ‘won’t let’ social media target conservatives

President Trump is accusing social media companies of “totally discriminating against Republican/Conservative voices” and says “we won’t let that happen.”

// Report finds seven former Hotchkiss faculty members sexually abused students

The elite Connecticut boarding school apologized Friday after an independent investigator found that seven former faculty members sexually abused students between 1969 and 1992.

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More thunderstorms could hit the area today

Storms were expected to continue throughout the region overnight and Saturday afternoon, bringing showers and potentially heavy rainfall with them.

// Second State Police trooper to plead guilty in OT fraud case

The 40-year-old trooper, who allegedly stole $11,103 in overtime, is the sixth person to be charged in the widening overtime fraud scandal.


A new skirmish in Harvard admissions case

Minority student and alumni groups at Harvard University are pushing back against what they consider an attempt to exclude their perspective from a lawsuit that seeks to eliminate race as a consideration in admissions.

// Melania Trump, a mysterious first lady, weathers a chaotic White House

After more than a year in Washington, she remains an intensely private first lady still adjusting to the demands of a new life.

// Trump blames D.C. officials for postponement of military parade

‘‘The local politicians who run Washington, D.C., (poorly) know a windfall when they see it,’’ the president wrote.

FILE - In this March 12, 2017 file photo, White House Director of communications for the Office of Public Liaison Omarosa Manigault, right, walks past President Donald Trump during a meeting on healthcare in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Manigault Newman, who was fired in December, released a new book

It’s not just audio: Omarosa has video, AP says

Omarosa Manigault Newman has made clear that she plans to continue releasing the pieces of evidence if President Trump continues to attack her credibility.

// Channel 7’s Bri Eggers has a new forecast: Idaho

The WHDH meteorologist announced in a Facebook video Friday that she and her family are moving “Idahome,” as she calls it.

// Former UN secretary general Kofi Annan dies at age 80

Mr. Annan, the first black African secretary general, redefined the United Nations over his two terms.

// Former state representative gets 5 months added to embezzlement sentence for hiding $2.5m

A former state representative and Dartmouth selectman who’s currently serving a 70-month federal prison term for embezzlement was sentenced Friday.

Kenneth Dutra was on duty at Longnook Beach. Warnings are posted about sharks and the possible danger of swimming.

Cape Cod beach closed to swimming until further notice after man attacked by shark

Longnook Beach in Truro will be closed to swimmers “due to continued shark activity,” officials said Friday night.

Man allegedly indecently assaults two women on the Esplanade

State Police are asking the public to help identify a man who allegedly grabbed two women’s buttocks on the Esplanade near Community Boating earlier this month.

Dr. Charles Czeisler at a sleep lab in the Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

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Sleep, the final frontier: This guy studies it. Here’s what he has to say

Charles Czeisler has traveled the world in search of data about how we sleep, why we sleep, how long we sleep and how well. And there are surprises everywhere.

David Hogg, co-author of #NeverAgain, discusses the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during an interview in New York, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Fourteen students and three staff members were fatally shot and multiple others wounded during the school massacre, on Feb. 14, 2018, in Parkland, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)


Maureen Dowd, David Hogg, Joi Ito announced as speakers for HUBweek 2018

The New York Times columnist, Parkland shooting survivor, and MIT Media Lab director are just three of the notable figures slated to appear at this year’s event.

// Organizers behind last year’s ‘free speech’ rally plan to march in Boston Saturday

The march is scheduled to start at Boston’s City Hall at noon, and is intended to be a protest against “far-left violence,” according to Boston Free Speech.


// Brian Johnson delivers again for Red Sox after a rough start

After allowing three runs in the first, he held down the Rays while Xander Bogaerts sparked the Red Sox comeback.

// The Sox moving top farm team from Pawtucket to Worcester

PawSox chairman Larry Lucchino will work with the same partner on the new Worcester stadium as he had for the construction of Oriole Park at Camden Yards and renovations to Fenway Park.

A rendering of the proposed ballpark.

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Here’s a look at the renderings of the Triple A Red Sox ballpark in Worcester

The new ballpark will be called Polar Park.

Pawtucket Red Sox

Extra! Extra! Innings!

Starting on April 18, the longest game in the history of organized baseball — played at McCoy Stadium in 1981 — had 33 innings and dozens more stories.

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// We waited a long time for a movie like ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ — and that’s too bad

Asian-Americans want to send a message to Hollywood: Our stories are as universal and enduring as anyone else’s, and the proof will be at the box office.


// From child refugee to Green Beret — to a seat in Congress?

If ever an immigrant has lived the American Dream, Joe Schneider has. So why embark now on a race for Congress?


// Keeping every option on opioid treatment

A pilot program using methadone or buprenorphine for addiction treatment deserves support from state law enforcement.


// ‘The ability to text a restaurant and get a quick direct answer to one’s question seems like a game changer’

Boston-based startup Open City aims to simplify communications between restaurants and customers.

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// A ‘real man’ should know how to dress. But America celebrates slobs

Why is it considered masculine to remain so utterly clueless about dressing yourself?

A crudo tasting at Bar Mezzana features the chef’s choice of six different fish.

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What She’s Having

It was hot, but we still had to eat

What’s so wrong with downing a whole bowl of queso for lunch?

Miss Conduct

// Advice: Socializing is stressful with my picky eater husband

His selective palate creates awkward situations. Plus, skinny-dipping rules.

Dinner With Cupid

// Blind date: ‘I appreciated that he was reading on his Kindle’

They share an alma mater, liberal politics, and an interest in law. But are they too much alike?

Love Letters

// I was about to say ‘I love you,’ when he dumped me

Did I wait too long? Or would saying those three little words have changed nothing.



How to get over a bad vacation

Here are some tips from workplace and travel experts to help you avoid feeling cheated out of some much needed time away, and to ease into a busy week without feeling more harried than usual.

Opinion & Ideas


// Keeping every option on opioid treatment

A pilot program using methadone or buprenorphine for addiction treatment deserves support from state law enforcement.

Special reports

// This MBTA route showcases all of the T’s bus problems

The 111 is a rolling case study of all that ails MBTA bus service: overcrowding, delays caused by traffic and passengers who pay in cash, and frequent cancellations.


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// A women’s health firm pitched a much-needed drug. Men didn’t get it

Antiva Biosciences is getting a front-row view of the challenges involved in pitching a company focused on women’s health.

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// Seattle’s mayor talks growing pains that offer some lessons for Boston

Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan spoke at a Globe event on how innovation is shaping our world, and she’s in high demand among the hundreds of mayors gathered in Boston.


// More about Last Seen: The Largest Unsolved Art Heist ever

A true-crime podcast about the most valuable — and confounding — art heist in history: the theft of 13 irreplaceable artworks from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.


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Elon Musk confronts a fateful tweet and an 'excruciating' year

“I thought the worst of it was over — I thought it was,” Elon Musk told the New York Times. “The worst is over from a Tesla operational standpoint.” He continued: “But from a personal pain standpoint, the worst is yet to come.”

Love Letters: The Podcast

// Getting over a breakup

Meredith Goldstein explores how to move on when a relationship ends.

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//$medium.jpg Spring House Hunt: Should parents buy property in a college town?

As the spring house hunt gets underway and National College Decision Day nears, thoughts are turning to campus housing.

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US Gymnastics Championships in Boston

This week, Boston will get a look at some of the best gymnasts in the world during the US Nationals, which runs Thursday through Sunday at TD Garden.


// Play the crossword

Puzzled? Keep trying your hand at our interactive crossword and see if you can triumph.