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Matthew Gilbert

ABC played with fire, and got burned by Roseanne

The network could have predicted that its attention-seeking star would cross the line.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/turner052918METRO30roosters225.jpg Hundreds of roosters might have to be euthanized after Northampton cockfighting bust

The seizure is believed to be the largest bust of an alleged cockfighting outfit in Massachusetts.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/30/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/200_capuano_pressley(2).jpg Capuano-Pressley matchup reflects divisions in Democratic Party

Ayanna Pressley, who would be the first woman of color to serve in the state’s congressional delegation, has run into some old-fashioned challenges as she seeks to unseat Michael Capuano.

The next Big Dig? UMass study warns Boston Harbor barrier not worth cost or effort

The team at the Sustainable Solutions Lab said city officials should instead focus their efforts on quicker, local shore-based projects.

Mandatory Credit: Photo by PETER FOLEY/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock (9266008d) A protester hold up a sign at a #MeToo rally in front of the Trump International Hotel at Columbus Circle in New York, New York, USA, 09 December 2017. MeToo Rally New York, USA - 09 Dec 2017

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Women’s rights PAC asks candidates seeking endorsements to air sex harassment accusations

The query from NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts is believed to be the first instance nationally in which an interest group is demanding such disclosures as a condition of its endorsement.

The Nation

Matthew Gilbert

ABC played with fire, and got burned by Roseanne

Roseanne Barr arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of

By Matthew Gilbert

The network could have predicted that its attention-seeking star would cross the line.

Report: Students harshly criticize Iran to supreme leader

Iran’s Ayatollah Ali Khamenei conceded many of his country’s problems.

By Nasser Karimi

Iranian university students in a meeting with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei offered harsh criticism of the country’s direction.

political notebook

Trump borrows language of accusers, critics in Mueller tweet

Two female detainees slept in a holding cell at the Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center in Nogales, Ariz., in 2014.

In language that echoed that of his accusers and critics, President Trump alleged on Twitter that special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigative team was “MEDDLING” in the upcoming midterm elections and blamed Democrats for “Collusion.”

The World

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un sends top aide to US for presummit talks

North Korean official Kim Yong Chol walked through Beijing’s airport on Tuesday. Kim is traveling to the US for talks with high-level officials, according to President Trump.

By Jane Perlez and Choe Sang-Hun

President Trump said on Twitter that Kim Yong Chol was “heading now to New York.”

US identifies ISIS militants who led ambush in Niger that killed 4 US soldiers

By Thomas Gibbons-Neff and Helene Cooper

The United States has identified at least three Islamic State leaders accused of planning and directing an ambush last October in Niger that killed four US soldiers.

10 injured after man falsely claims bomb on Indonesia plane

By NINIEK KARMINI

At least 10 passengers on a flight preparing to take off from Borneo island were injured, most of them with broken bones and head wounds, after panicked ensued when a man claimed there was a bomb on board, Indonesian police said Tuesday.

Editorial & Opinion

EDITORIAL

Sports betting? College athletes are vulnerable

Jake Sindberg of Wisconsin made bets in March at a Las Vegas sports book.

Colleges and universities, whose athletes work unpaid, need to pay attention to the Supreme Court decision striking down federal restrictions on sports betting.

Renée Graham

The Trump administration’s war on children

A family traveling with a caravan of migrants prepared to cross the border last month in Tijuana, Mexico. They planned to apply for asylum.

By Renée Graham

The administration is as much of a threat to children as a family of pedophiles living next door to an elementary school.

JEFF JACOBY

Your father’s Republican Party has vanished. His Democratic Party has, too

Former vice president Joe Biden spoke last week while endorsing New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s reelection campaign.

By Jeff Jacoby

America’s once-great political parties have changed — for the worse.

Metro

Mobster: Mafia boss said ‘make sure you’ve got a hole dug’ before killing nightclub owner

A 1991 FBI surveillance photo showed mobster Robert DeLuca getting into a car outside a restaurant in the North End, with Francis “Cadillac Frank” Salemme beside him.

By Shelley Murphy

A key prosecution witness against “Cadillac Frank” Salemme testified Tuesday about a Medford Mafia induction ceremony that was secretly recorded.

Mobster: Mafia boss said ‘make sure you’ve got a hole dug’ before killing nightclub owner

A 1991 FBI surveillance photo showed mobster Robert DeLuca getting into a car outside a restaurant in the North End, with Francis “Cadillac Frank” Salemme beside him.

By Shelley Murphy

A key prosecution witness against “Cadillac Frank” Salemme testified Tuesday about a Medford Mafia induction ceremony that was secretly recorded.

The next Big Dig? UMass study warns Boston Harbor barrier not worth cost or effort

Two storms left parts of several Boston neighborhoods under water this past winter.

By Milton J. Valencia

The team at the Sustainable Solutions Lab said city officials should instead focus their efforts on quicker, local shore-based projects.

Business & Tech

athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush acknowledges 2005 domestic incidents

Jonathan Bush said the incidents happened “during a particularly difficult personal time in my life.”

By Andy Rosen

The years-old court records came to light at a particularly fraught time for the company, which is facing a buyout offer.

STAT

And then the birds came calling . . .

At 44, Neil Hayward (center), a former biotechnology chief executive, mostly considers himself a career bird-watcher.

By Eric Boodman

“My salary is a tiny percent of what it was before,” said Neil Hayward, “but my experiences are like a bazillion times more intense.”

Starbucks briefly closes most of its stores for antibias training

On Tuesday afternoon, Starbucks closed 8,000 of its stores for employee training on ‘race, bias, and the building of a diverse welcoming company.’

By Janelle Nanos

More than 8,000 shops were shuttered Tuesday while staff members underwent training.

Obituaries

Clare Droesch, former BC basketball star, dies at 36

Clare Droesch celebrated after BC defeated UConn, 73-70, in a Big East Championship semifinal game in 2004.

By Marvin Pave

After being diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic breast cancer in 2011, Droesch kept coaching basketball, the sport that had shaped and defined her life.

Sports

RED SOX 8, BLUE JAYS 3

The Red Sox were both lucky and good on Tuesday

Boston, MA: 5-29-18: The Red Sox Sandy Leon points skyward as he crosses home plate following his bottom of the eighth inning two run home run, Toronto catcher Luke Maile is at left. The Boston Red Sox hosted the Toronto Blue Jays in an MLB baseball game at Fenway Park. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

By Julian Benbow

Sandy Leon went 3 for 4, including a fluke double and his second home run, as Boston beat Toronto for the second straight day.

PETER ABRAHAM | ON BASEBALL

Say what you want about David Price, but his pitching is all that matters

Boston MA 5/28/18 Boston Red Sox starting pitcher David Price delivers a pitch against the Toronto Blue Jays during first inning action at Fenway Park. (photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: reporter:

By Peter Abraham

Price remains sensitive to how he is perceived, and that has made him the new John Lackey.

ADAM HIMMELSBACH

Whatever happens with roster, Celtics will start from position of strength

Boston, MA: 5-23-18: The Celtics Jalen Brown and Jayson Tatum are pictured The Boston Celtics hosted the Cleveland Cavaliers for Game Five of their NBA Eastern Conference Finals playoff series at the TD Garden. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

By Adam Himmelsbach

There will be decisions to make, but a starting lineup of Irving, Hayward, Horford, Brown, and Tatum is imposing.

Wednesday Food

The best flavors of ice cream at Toscanini’s

A sampling of the flavors at Toscanini’s that were tasted and judged by the two writers.

By Kara Baskin and Devra First

We tasted all 29 on offer, then ranked them. Here are the results.

What She’s Having

Zaaki Food Truck celebrates Egypt’s popular koshari, rice and lentils with tangy tomato sauce

The Zaaki food truck in front of the Boston Public Library.

By Sheryl Julian

Samar Abdalelah, born and raised in Saudi Arabia, became a professional cook here and used her skills to open a food truck in Boston that serves variations on koshari, a beloved Egyptian dish.

Spoiler alert: This New England chef made the cut on ‘Chopped’

Evan Hennessey, chef-owner of Stages in Dover, N.H., competing on “Chopped.”

By Diane Bair and Pamela Wright

Evan Hennessey, chef-owner of Stages in Dover, N.H., made the most of his baskets on the Food Network show.