The Patriots owner is accused of soliciting prostitution as part of an investigation of human trafficking at multiple day spas in Florida. A spokesperson for Kraft said: “We categorically deny that Mr. Kraft engaged in any illegal activity.”
Troubling charges against Robert Kraft leave us wondering what to think
This is the type of news that stops you in your tracks, flooding your mind with more questions than you know can be answered.
‘Tentacles’ of trafficking ring expand nationwide, authorities say
Robert Kraft is just one of potentially hundreds of people connected to what authorities say was an international operation.
R. Kelly is canceled. Is it time to cancel Michael Jackson?
I allowed my lifelong fandom for Jackson to overshadow the possibility that he groomed children and their starstruck parents, and ruined young lives.
Massachusetts is learning: What happens in Las Vegas doesn’t always stay there.
If universities from MIT to Harvard just let inertia rule and keep Saudi money, they risk teaching a generation of students that it’s OK to do business with a murderous regime.
Opinion | Madeleine May Kunin
Wear black pantsuits. Don’t mess with your hair. And don’t cackle.
Opinion | Michael A. Cohen
Democrats don’t necessarily need O’Rourke to win back the White House. The bigger challenge will be to win back the Senate.
RED SOX NOTEBOOK
Instead of giving his usual pregame briefing, the Red Sox manager spoke about the late writer Friday.
NBA: Officials missed multiple calls at end of Bucks-Celtics
The league’s reassessment of Thursday’s finish found errors in the critical jump ball, plus three uncalled fouls on Boston’s final play.
Meet “Chomper,” the googly-eyed snow destroyer.
The producers of the TV show “Empire” say Smollett’s character will be removed from the final two episodes of this season.
The proposal is the most significant acknowledgment yet from the Vatican’s inner sanctum that the existing system for holding its own leaders accountable needs to be improved.
The man killed early Friday by a Boston officer shot at police first before driving a quarter-mile away and crashing his vehicle, officials said. A wounded officer suffered what appear to be non-life-threatening injuries.
Sean P. Murphy | The Fine Print
Downed website and a botched response from the state
Mark Stepakoff figured it would take only a few minutes to renew his real estate license with the state.
Employees quickly learned the best tactics for tricking insurers into approving payments for the company’s powerful Fentanyl spray, a former company manager said in court Friday.
Young pianist crushed in building collapse must find a way to start again
All her life, she’d wanted nothing more than to be a professional pianist. Then the massive concrete facade of a building in Allston fell on her.
Citizens Bank issued loans to Manafort and has been cooperating with the probe, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.
Robert Mueller’s two-year investigation has shadowed Donald Trump’s presidency.
Markey warns of ‘full-fledged battle’ if AG does not release Mueller investigation details
Senator Edward Markey’s said he’s relying on the report to largely determine if there is “evidence of impeachable offenses” against President Donald Trump.
Elecia Dexter, a 46-year-old black woman, is taking over as the paper’s publisher and editor from Goodloe Sutton.
Science has confirmed that marijuana really does cause the munchies.
They were the top of their class at Boston public schools. Then life happened
Read a multi-part investigation into how and why the lives of promising Boston valedictorians didn’t quite turn out the way they expected.
RED SOX SPRING TRAINING REPORT
Friday’s spring training report: Bobby Dalbec goes deep
The Red Sox started the exhibition season by shutting out Northeastern, 6-0, in seven innings.
Proposed project seeks to recognize Faneuil Hall’s slavery ties
Boston is taking a step toward recognizing the role slavery played at one of its most visited landmarks.
How former aides say Amy Klobuchar treats her staff
As the senator joins the 2020 presidential race, many former aides say she was not just demanding but often dehumanizing.
Nation & World
7.5 magnitude earthquake hits Ecuador-Peru border region
The USGS said Friday morning’s quake was near the town of Montalvo, Ecuador, at a depth of 82 miles.
Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy
Taking a group approach to lowering the cost of college loans
A local startup, LeverEdge, aims to use critical mass to negotiate better rates.
Kristine Opolais, BSO deliver an emotional ‘Suor Angelica’
In the long crescendo of the Puccini opera’s last 20 minutes, the soprano transported to a higher plane.
Mobile homes may be the least expensive and most effective means of addressing the region’s housing shortage.
One’s a college dropout. One’s a self-proclaimed street fighter. And one survived a presidential tweetstorm.