Nine killed, 16 injured as van hits pedestrians in Toronto

Officials on scene at Yonge St. at Finch Ave. after a van plowed into pedestrians in Toronto.

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A van drove onto a sidewalk at a busy intersection in Toronto, killing nine people and injuring 16, officials said. The driver fled and was arrested in a later confrontation with police.

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The divided committee voted in favor of Mike Pompeo, paving the way for the CIA director to gain approval from the full Senate later this week.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/23/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/AFP_1496MT-6293.jpg Waffle House slaying suspect arrested after massive manhunt

The suspect in an attack that killed four people at a Waffle House restaurant in Tennessee was arrested Monday not far from his apartment, police said.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

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Higher prices will wipe out any gains lower-income Americans were getting from the recently passed tax cuts, analysts say.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/06/03/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/greenhouse_060814location-6_business.jpg Driving to Logan airport won’t cost you an extra fee, Massport decides

The Massachusetts Port Authority had looked into the idea of charging drivers to go to Logan airport, on top of highway tolls, in an effort to battle congestion. But they thought better of it.

Framingham, MA - 4/23/2018 - Denise Ezekiel(R), a former payroll director for State Police who is alleged to have stolen nearly $24 thousand from the department, is escorted by a Massachusetts State Trooper to district court for her arraignment in Framingham, MA, Apr. 23, 2018. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)

State Police payroll head arraigned for alleged theft

Denise Ezekiel kept her head down Monday during her highly anticipated arraignment on a charge of stealing $23,900 in public funds.

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Combined with existing accounts and Trump’s own social-media posts, they capture 45 hours and 43 minutes in 2013 that loom large in the controversy engulfing the White House.

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Doctors at Johns Hopkins University say the patient had the highly experimental transplant last month in a 14-hour operation.

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Britain's Catherine (L), Duchess of Cambridge and Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge depart the Lindo Wing at St Mary's Hospital in central London with their newly-born son, their third child on April 23, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Ben STANSALLBEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images

Kate left the hospital in stilettos less than 7 hours after giving birth — and other royal baby facts

In the event you weren’t glued to a live feed from the steps of the hospital, we’ve broken down everything you need to know about the royal arrival.

Sean P. Murphy | The Fine Print

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/19/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/wiggs_Botkin_03.jpg Watch out for illegal fees when renting an apartment

Elijah Botkin did something few tenants in Boston would dare to do: He refused to pay a surprise charge sprung on him by his landlord’s agent.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/23/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/katiesteven.jpg A joyful reunion with birth parents leads to incest, murder

A young woman named Katie married her birth father, had a baby with him and, after she decided to leave him, lost her life to him.

Opinion | Margery Eagan

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Thomas remains on the court, unchallenged, unprotested, with all we know now about sexual harassment and other accusations against him.

Rams Cleef Beauvais chopped onions and peppers during a food and beverage course at Bunker Hill Community College.

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Enrollment at costly culinary schools shrinks

The news for culinary programs has been bleak as graduates measure high fees in comparison to beginning salaries of just above minimum wage.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/06/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/KennebecGorge03.jpg Project would bring renewable energy to Mass. by cutting through wilderness in Maine

The prospect of power lines marring the landscape of Maine’s North Woods has stirred deep concerns in the region.

NAMES

Chris Evans declines to accept Yankees and Mets hats on ‘GMA’: ‘I’m from Boston’

Evans, who’s a big Patriots fan, said he “respects” the New York Giants — the team cohost Michael Strahan played for — but has a problem with the Jets.

HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 10: Jimmy Garoppolo #10 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates with general manager John Lynch after the game against the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium on December 10, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)

Which NFL teams may be willing to trade down with the Patriots?

With three of the first 43 picks of the draft, the Patriots would be in position to trade into the top 10.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/23/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/pfosi_170807_commave_05.jpg If you use the Mass. Pike, the state is hoping you might take a vacation from July 26 to Aug. 11

For commuters on the Massachusetts Turnpike, late July through early August might be a good time for a vacation.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/09/18/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/452589358-3903.jpg Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Lauren Hashian welcome baby No. 2

Did you hear about the baby? Not that baby.

Love Letters: The Podcast

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How climbing mountains and other “breakup accomplishments” can improve self-worth after a relationship ends.

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Opinion & Ideas

JOAN VENNOCHI

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/23/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/vennochi-3863.jpg Elegy for a newspaper reader

They don’t make newspaper readers like Bill anymore.

A new chapter in the story of a terrier who found adventure in Milton

One day, in the friendly little town of Milton, a mysterious visitor arrived out of the blue. No one could say where, exactly, the little dog had come from. But before long, they began spotting it all over town . . .

Sean Gannon’s funeral service was held at Saint Pius X Church on Thursday.

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A man determined to choose violence. A cop determined to live a good life

Only three years apart in age, the police officer and the career criminal accused of killing him could not have been more different.

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Spring blossoms

To commemorate Earth Day on Sunday, a look at transforming landscapes around the world bursting with color as warm weather approaches.

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

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