Stoughton mourns teens killed in East Bridgewater crash

Two girls embraced after a prayer service was held at Grace Church in Avon for the teens involved in a fatal East Bridgewater car crash.

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Four teens died in a crash Saturday afternoon in East Bridgewater and a fifth was injured. One was 16 years old and the others were 17 years old.

// Special counsel Mueller to end obstruction inquiry by Sept. 1, Giuliani says

The president’s lawyer said waiting any longer would risk improperly influencing voters in the midterm elections.

// Dershowitz again goes on the attack against Mueller investigation

Alan Dershowitz, the Harvard law professor, has been vocal in his criticisms of the investigation by Robert Mueller, and on Sunday he did not turn down the volume.

// Ex-president George H.W. Bush arrives in Maine

Friends say the nation’s 41st president was eager to get to Kennebunkport after enduring the death of his wife, Barbara, and then falling ill with a blood infection.

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo talks about the ATF's mobile National Integrated Ballistic Information Network (NIBIN) van Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Houston. The ATF Houston Field Division and the Houston Police Department unveiled the NIBIN van Thursday. Police hope the unit will help them respond to shooting cases more quickly, and is part of an effort by the federal agency to help local municipalities crack down on gun crime. ( Godofredo A. Vasquez/Houston Chronicle via AP)

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Houston police chief says he has ‘hit rock bottom’ on gun rights arguments

Hours after 10 people were killed in a school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas, the police chief in nearby Houston issued a defiant condemnation of elected officials who failed to act on gun control.

// At Mount Ida, mysterious benefactor provided a $16m loan

Rosalie Stahl, a 98-year-old New York City real estate investor, is a longtime personal client of college president Barry Brown.

// Somerville company offers free tuition at UMass Boston

Like many bosses around here, Triumvirate Environmental CEO John McQuillan is finding it increasingly tough to find the talent he needs.

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// Ousting of South End artists sounds a sour note

The architect who owns the Piano Craft Guild building has notified tenants of the last five workspaces in the 174-unit building that their time is up at the end of 2018.

// Former New Orleans mayor receives Profile in Courage award

Mitch Landrieu, who took down the city’s Confederate monuments, was honored by the JFK Library.

// Quincy College won’t appeal state’s decision to shut down nursing programs

Mayor Thomas Koch of Quincy said he wants to work with the state nursing board and determine the root of the problem.

George McGrath, a 70-year-old inmate,  says he’s no longer the same man who helped rob a Roxbury drug store in 1968, which resulted in the deaths of two people.

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With aging prison population, Massachusetts looks to possible cost-saving, compassionate fix

With one of the oldest prison populations in the country, Massachusetts is looking to reduce the number of incapacitated and ill inmates, potentially saving taxpayers millions.

// Tufts graduates protest former DuPont CEO during commencement speech

Ellen Kullman spoke about integrity and morality, even though her previous company was tied to several cases of chemical dumping.

// Parents of Salem State student slain in Jamaica Plain accept diploma on his behalf

The parents of 23-year-old Christopher Joyce — an innocent bystander who was shot and killed May 5 — fought back tears as they accepted his diploma Saturday.

// Encouragement and reflection at Boston University’s commencement

For more than 7,000 Boston University graduates and their families, Sunday was a day they’d looked toward for four years — maybe a lifetime.

// ‘Dreamer,’ as a new lawyer, plans to focus her career on immigration

Leila Fajardo-Giles said she helped a 16-year-old immigrant win asylum status, but never told the girl about her own personal struggle to stay in the United States legally.

// Hillary Clinton ribs Trump with Russian cap at Yale’s Class Day

Clinton returned to Yale University this weekend, warning graduates of the “tumultuous times” that await them and using the school’s tradition of over-the-top headwear to rib President Trump.

Vehicles of authorities near Lake Hancock, northeast of Snoqualmie, Wash., where a cougar attacked two bicyclists Saturday, May 19, 2018, killing one. Two friends riding their bikes were attacked by a cougar, which killed one of them in the stateÕs first such fatality in more than 90 years, officials said. (Ryan Abbott/King County SheriffÕs Office) -- NO SALES; FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY WITH NYT STORY SLUGGED WASH COUGAR ATTACK BY STEVENS FOR MAY 20, 2018. ALL OTHER USE PROHIBITED.

Cyclists tried to scare cougar but it attacked, killing 1

The two mountain bikers did what they were supposed to do when they noticed a mountain lion tailing them on a trail east of Seattle. It wasn’t enough, authorities said.

BOSTON, MA - 5/16/2018: A seat with royality taken by Delores Steinlilber at The Dreamland Wax Museum, Boston (David L Ryan/Globe Staff ) SECTION: METRO TOPIC 17wax

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When this wax museum opened in Boston, it was hard not to wonder: ‘Why?’

They’re dated, sure, but wax museums play an important societal role: They allow us to feel superior to something.

// Kelly Clarkson honors school victims at Billboard Awards

Clarkson, who is hosting the show, said she was asked to hold a moment of silence for the 10 victims who died Friday, but chose instead to call for ‘‘a moment of action.’’


// NBA’s all-time best? It’s LeBron James

Stop fighting the notion that Wilt or Michael or Larry or Russell was better.

Boston MA 5/20/18 Boston Red Sox J. D. Martinez high fives teammate Mookie Betts after hitting a solo home run against the Baltimore Orioles during second inning action at Fenway Park. (photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: reporter:


Red Sox keep on slugging in shutout of Orioles

J.D. Martinez homered twice and Andrew Benintendi went deep for the second straight day.

// Lava spatter hits Hawaii man and shatters his leg in first known injury from Kilauea volcano

As lava continues to flow in Hawaii, a man on a balcony was struck.

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I realized, he might be talking about me!

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// Jeff Jacoby: Fire your congressman? There’s a fund for that

Americans despise Congress, yet most incumbents are routinely returned to office. A new political action committee aims to do something about that.


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