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.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/05/08/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ba7be8d1ac6d4a6381203334c7f747ab-a40c7374f5ca4793a002d23f25f716f5-0-13244.jpg SJC ruling protects cellphone location data but upholds police power to ‘ping’ in emergency

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

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/03/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/klima_26collegepic_20190325_004.jpg Former coach and parent to plead guilty in college admissions cheating scandal

The defendants were identified as Laura Janke, a former assistant coach of women’s soccer at USC, and Toby MacFarlane, a former senior executive at a title insurance company.

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan.

Md. governor says he’s ‘seriously thinking’ about primary challenge to Trump

Hogan made the comments during a stop in New Hampshire, at an event traditionally known for hosting presidential candidates.

Senator Bernie Sanders also made the case that he is uniquely positioned to be the Democratic nominee because of his ability to inspire broad-based political activism that can challenge the entrenched power structure in Washington.

In N.H., Sanders says he’s the best candidate to beat ‘the most dangerous president’

The Vermont senator argued that the ideas he ran on in 2016 have proven to be resonant with voters — not just in key primary states but across the country.

Joe Biden.

Joe Biden to announce 2020 bid on Thursday, AP source says

Answering perhaps the most significant question of the early 2020 election season, former Vice President Joe Biden will launch his presidential campaign on Thursday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/23/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/1144604902.jpg Russian interference in the 2016 election — by the numbers

Jared Kushner said Tuesday Russia just bought “a couple Facebook ads,” but the numbers tell a different story.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/01/31/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/918aa4cbfd5b476d8fa3444ab265c5ec-918aa4cbfd5b476d8fa3444ab265c5ec-0.jpg 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.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/12/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/klima_17tradingcards(2)_20190412_002.jpg R.I. tries to crack unsolved murder, missing person cases with playing cards

The playing cards are being sold to inmates in the Rhode Island prison system and the public.

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.

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.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/16/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/shutterstock_295683362.jpg 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.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/17/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/190416_BS_002.jpg 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.

Shawn, a 28-year-old overdose survivor.

Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff

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.

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:


Tigers take opener from Red Sox with late rallies

Detroit scored three runs in the eighth inning and one more in the ninth to win Tuesday’s matinee.

Maple Leafs at Bruins | 7 p.m. (NBCSN, NESN)

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Captain Zdeno Chara will tie a league record by playing in his 13th Game 7. Patrice Bergeron will be making his 11th appearance.

Globe Magazine

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/03/11/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/museum0428arbeiter.jpg 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.

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)

Ben Garver/The Berkshire Eagle via Associated Press


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?

FILE - In this June 17, 2015, file photo, marijuana plants grow at LifeLine Labs in Cottage Grove, Minn. Medical marijuana sales in Arkansas are set to begin around May 12, 2019 as cultivators plan to begin harvesting the plant in the coming days and regulators finish the approval process for state's first dispensaries. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)

Williamstown recreational marijuana store to open Wednesday

The Williamstown recreational marijuana store will be the state’s 16th to open since sales began in November.

Love Letters Podcast Season 2

The cost of dating

Dating can be frustrating. Time-consuming. It can also be ... expensive. In Episode 7, Meredith Goldstein gets to the bottom of how much it costs to find love, and talks to a woman who paid thousands for a matchmaker.

Cooking | Magazine

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/22/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/arugula0428pizza.jpg Recipes: How to make perfect homemade pizza

The secret is pairing the perfect crust with the right toppings.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/22/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/AdobeStock_186540680.jpeg How to hire a matchmaker

Here are a few tips for those looking to hire a matchmaker to find them a catch.

A partially covered statue of singer Kate Smith is seen near the Wells Fargo Center, Friday, April 19, 2019, in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Flyers covered the statue of singer Kate Smith outside their arena, following the New York Yankees in cutting ties and looking into allegations of racism against the 1930s star with a popular recording of

Matt Slocum/AP Photo


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.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/23/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Scot_Lehigh_150px-1053.jpg The Great Trumpkin’s damning ‘exoneration’

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

Renée Graham

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/23/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Graham-1038.jpg Waiting for the ‘homocracy’

Bishop E.W. Jackson is expressing his idiotic belief that a gay man in the White House will be the end of democracy.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/23/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/e8c2639cffb44d05ad353e0d1260a1eb-e8c2639cffb44d05ad353e0d1260a1eb-0.jpg ‘Jeopardy!’ winner James Holzhauer keeps dominating. Does it matter if he broke the game?

A trivia ace who is quick with the buzzer — and has the confidence to make massive bets while also giving adorable shout-outs to his family — is a combination that the show has never seen.

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.

Special reports

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

Munch Madness | Final

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/05/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/munch.jpg 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.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Baseball-108-Stitches-C-6305.jpg 108 Stitches

Follow the Sox as they try to repeat as world champs, with insight and analysis from the Globe’s beat writers and columnists. Sign up here.

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

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/12/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/12sellersxref.jpg 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.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/23/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/0363_human-cell-atlas-still.jpg Watch: Scientists conduct a cellular census

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