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See the finalists for the MLK memorial on the Boston Common

Each proposal would significantly shift the look and feel of part of Boston Common, America’s oldest public park.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/09/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/davis_trahan9_met.jpg Recount makes Lori Trahan’s win official in Third District primary

Opponent Dan Koh, who had requested the recount, conceded Monday and called on Democrats to unite behind Trahan.

Brett Kavanaugh and accuser will testify before Senate panel Monday

Republicans abruptly laid plans for a Senate committee hearing at which Kavanaugh and the woman alleging he sexually assaulted her decades ago will testify publicly.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/09/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Swensen_180913_15Smith(2)_0001-20858-kKEE--90x90@BostonGlobe.com.jpg After police encounter, an uneasy return to Smith College

Nearly two months after Oumou Kanoute wrote about her encounter with the Smith campus police, her life on campus is markedly different.

Don Aucoin

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/20/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/Hamilton0044rRDaveedDiggs,OkierieteOnaodowan,AnthonyRamos,andLin-ManuelMirandainHamilton.jpg ‘Hamilton’ and the sound of dissent

Born during the Obama years, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical resonates differently in the era of Donald Trump.