Bruins defeat Maple Leafs in Game 7 to advance in playoffs

Boston-04/23/2019 The Boston Bruins vs Toronto Maple Leafs game 7- Bruins Marcu Johansson(left center) is hugged by Charlie Coyl affter Johansson's 1st period goal to put the Bruins up, 2-0. Brandon Carlo(left) and Karson Kuhlman join in. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(sports)


Boston advances to face the Columbus Blue Jackets in the conference semifinals after two must-win games to finish the series against the Maple Leafs.


// Bruins’ fourth line came up big in Game 7

Sean Kuraly’s goal early in the third period made it 3-1.

Super Bowl LIII MVP New England Patriots' Julian Edelman answers questions during a news conference for the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, in Atlanta. The Patriots beat the Los Angeles Rams 13-3. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Julian Edelman is honorary banner captain at Bruins-Maple Leafs Game 7

Edelman, wearing right winger David Pastrnak’s No. 88, was joined by Special Olympics athlete Meghan Colby.

Boston, MA, 04/23/2019 -- Red Sox catcher Sandy Leon (R) stands by as Tigers Niko Goodrum scores on an RBI double hit by Tigers teammate Ronny Rodriguez during the fourth inning in the first game of a doubleheader at Fenway Park. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: Reporter:

Game 1: TIGERS 7, RED SOX 4 | Game 2: Tigers 4, Red Sox 2

Tigers sweep away Red Sox in doubleheader

Detroit scored three runs in the eighth inning to win Tuesday’s matinee, then handled their rookie pitchers in the nightcap

// Harvard study raises concern about contaminated e-cigarettes

That e-cigarette you’re puffing on could be contaminated, according to a newly released study from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Shawn, a 28-year-old overdose survivor.

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In Quincy, a glimmer of hope amid opioid crisis

For the past three years, a team of Quincy police and health workers has visited overdose survivors and their families, mostly within one or two days after an overdose.

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Here’s who might die on the next ‘Game of Thrones’ episode and why

We’re gearing up for an epic battle scene in the third episode, which is scheduled to last 80 minutes. Here’s a look at who might die, and why, based on breadcrumbs from the show.

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// Amid anti-Semitism across America, this 94-year-old Holocaust survivor is keeping the faith

Izzy Arbeiter made it out of Auschwitz against the odds. Amid a recent disturbing wave of bigotry against Jews in America, he’s still telling his story and refusing to despair.

// Lesley University taps Janet Steinmayer as its seventh president

Steinmayer, the former president of Mitchell College, said she hopes to use her varied professional experience to build upon the school’s recent progress.

More than 640 new words can now be found in the online version of the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the Springfield-based company announced Tuesday.

Merriam-Webster adds ‘stan,’ ‘snowflake,’ and ‘EGOT’ to dictionary

Other additions to the dictionary include “gender nonconforming,” “top surgery,” and “bottom surgery.”

A long line leads all the way to the roadway at Theory Wellness in Great Barrington, Mass., one of the Berkshire's recreational marijuana retailers, on the Eve 420, Friday April 19, 2019. (Ben Garver/The Berkshire Eagle via AP)


This Massachusetts marijuana store gets almost half its business from New York

Why are people driving so far to a Massachusetts store when you can have pot easily delivered in NYC?


// David Kleiler, independent film impresario who saved the Coolidge Corner Theatre, dies at 79

David Kleiler, of Brookline, who died April 15, was a college teacher turned impresario of Boston’s independent film scene.

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Court officials close ranks in defense of secret courts

A Working Group report defends the status quo on closed door hearings, unless your name is Kevin Spacey.


// The banishing of Kate Smith isn’t ‘sensitive’ — it’s ridiculous

Kate Smith was a beloved singer who brought joy to millions in dark times. That is her legacy, not two long-forgotten songs.


// The Great Trumpkin’s damning ‘exoneration’

The Great Trumpkin worried that some of his Little Trumpkins might start to think for themselves.

// Medicare faces insolvency by 2026, with Social Security not far behind, report says

Both programs will need to eventually be addressed to avert automatic cuts should their trust funds run dry.

// State warns Hellenic College Holy Cross about grave financial challenges

The school received a stern warning from the state last month about grave financial concerns, and on Tuesday it was publicly put on notice by regional accreditors about the same problems.

// Wave of Boy Scout sex abuse cases includes at least 20 victims in Mass.

Lawyers are adding hundreds of clients who allege they were molested as youths by scoutmasters and other adult volunteers.

Boston 11/6/18 Ayanna Pressley(left) and Congresswoman Katherine Clark celebrated at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(metro)

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Two Democrats, both from Mass. and both rising in the party, show impeachment differences

Congresswomen Katherine Clark and Ayanna Pressley are both progressive members of the Massachusetts delegation. Yet, their disagreement on impeachment of President Trump is clear.

Senator Bernie Sanders visited with local organizers at Club Passim.

In Cambridge, Bernie Sanders aims to fire up local support

Senator Bernie Sanders’ campaign for the 2020 Democratic nomination brought him to Cambridge on Tuesday afternoon to speak with local organizers.

// On Day 1, Moulton takes a quiet approach to presidential campaign

Seth Moulton said the subdued first day of his campaign was supposed to send a larger message: “The job I am applying for is fundamentally a job about serving the country.”

// Trump says he is opposed to aides testifying to Congress

The White House has made it clear it plans to broadly defy requests for information from Capitol Hill.

Joe Biden.

Joe Biden to announce 2020 bid on Thursday, report says

Biden’s entrance will set him up as the frontrunner among Democrats, and will settle the crowded and diverse Democratic presidential field at 20 candidates.

// Trump meets with Twitter CEO amid bias complaints

President Trump said he had a “great meeting” Tuesday with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, hours after bashing the company and accusing it of not treating him well because he’s a Republican.

Skier amazingly survives fall into waterfall hole on Mount Washington

The skier was under the snow and immersed in cold water for at least several minutes, but was able to climb out and slide down to a rescue party.

// For first time, state’s highest court extends right to privacy to cellphone location data

The Supreme Judicial Court said state protections against unwarranted and excessive government intrusion into personal lives must be continuously updated to match technological innovations.

// Judge temporarily blocks release of Kraft spa video

A judge agreed with the Patriots owner and issued a protective order that prevents the videos being released to the Globe and other news organizations as would routinely occur under Florida law.

Hundreds displaced after fire at Chestnut Hill condo complex

Newton Fire Lieutenant Michael Bianchi said as many as 800 people were displaced as a result of the two-alarm fire at The Towers of Chestnut Hill.

// Rhode Island weighs intervening in troubled Providence schools

The city’s struggling public school system has been plagued for decades by poor test scores and low graduation rates.

Greg Shell on evening economic disparities

As managing director of the Bain Capital Double Impact Fund, Greg Shell works to identify and fund companies that offer profitable models for addressing critical social problems.

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The house at 212 Forest St.

He bought the fencing coach’s house. Then his son got into Harvard

The Needham house was assessed at $549,300, but sold for nearly a million dollars. The buyer, who never lived a day there, would sell it 17 months later at a substantial loss in what may become the next chapter in the national debate over fairness in college admissions.

Munch Madness

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// And the Munch Madness winner is . . .

Beloved Boston bakery Flour takes the cake over Sarma to clinch Munch Madness 2019.

Love Letters: The Podcast

Season Two: How do you meet someone?

Dating in 2019 is…complicated. Frustrating. Sometimes completely exhilarating. In Season 2 of the podcast, Meredith Goldstein goes deep on one of her most-asked questions.


// 108 Stitches

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The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Spring blossoms

In celebration of Earth Day, a look at photographs depicting the beautiful transformation of spring landscapes all over the globe.

Spring House Hunt

// The things home sellers do that can turn off buyers or kill a sale

A hot housing market forgives a lot of mistakes, but that doesn’t stop sellers from undermining their own home sale.


// Watch: Scientists conduct a cellular census

They’re surveying every tissue in the human body and finding out what cells actually live there.