Mass. renews vow to cut carbon output

The head of the state Department of Environmental Protection said “we expect to make substantial progress in 2016 and 2017.”

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Many Latinos in GOP say they can’t support Trump

Donald Trump is alienating Hispanics who consider themselves to be Republicans.

U.S. Republican presidential candidate and businessman Donald Trump speaks to the media regarding money he listed as being donated to veterans groups at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, U.S., May 31, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Trump donates $75,000 to Boston veterans charity

A Boston-based veterans group is among the organizations that benefited from donations by Donald Trump.

Discrimination lawsuit against Mintz Levin can move forward, judge rules

A former attorney sued the prestigious law firm for discrimination, alleging sexism and double standards in its Boston office.

Staples CEO Ronald Sargent.

Staples CEO to step down after failed merger

Ron Sargent, head of Framingham-based Staples, will step down in the wake of the company’s failed merger with Office Depot.

// Chris Kimball takes on America’s Test Kitchen with new venture

Kimball, who recently parted ways with America’s Test Kitchen, is going head-to-head with his old operation.

This Wellesley student inhaled a boutonniere pin — and then went to prom

Wellesley High School senior Kathleen Garvey was determined to enjoy her prom last week — no matter what.

Family and friends of homicide victim Keosha Gilmore sat in court for the sentencing of Christopher Jackson.

He killed his childhood best friend and is sentenced to life

Christopher Jackson, 29, was sentenced to life in prison for killing a friend who spurned his advances.

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5 low-tech ways to protect your business from cyber fraud

Instances of cyber fraud are becoming more common—to the detriment of many businesses. Learn the best practices that will help guard your business from hackers.

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Boston Red Sox' Mookie Betts celebrates his home run in the dugout during the first inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Tuesday, May 31, 2016, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

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Mookie Betts homers three times in Red Sox win

Betts hit a solo homer in the first, a three-run shot to left in the second, and a solo homer to deep right in the seventh

// How long does it really take to prepare those minute-long recipes?

One writer decided it was time to stop drooling over the clickbait “Tasty" videos seen on Facebook, and start cooking.

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Boston celebrates its valedictorians and their stories

The 37 valedictorians from Boston public high schools have different backgrounds but are united by achievement, officials said.

The all gender  bathroom on the 5th floor of Boston City Hall across from the reception area for the Mayor's office.

What should restroom signs say? Answers aren’t simple.

As all-gender restrooms multiply, so do questions about signage.

// Baker says he would sign transgender bill

Governor Charlie Baker’s decision comes after months of calculated ambiguity on the controversial issue.

If you have a neighbor whose Airbnb guests are getting out of hand, the company wants to hear from you.

Want to complain about your neighbor’s Airbnb guests? Now you can.

If you have a neighbor whose Airbnb guests are getting out of hand, the company wants to hear from you.


Dr. Richard Egdahl, founder of BU’s Health Policy Institute, dies at 89

The surgeon and professor helped shape the early debate on health care costs and policy.

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// Odds against Curtatone in fight with Wynn

The state will hear Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone’s appeal that has so far stopped Steve Wynn’s casino. Don’t bet against the mogul.

Billy Orman takes in the newly re-opened Ware Collection for Blaschka Glass Models of Plants at the Harvard Museum of Natural History.

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Harvard’s glass flowers return

The university has reinstalled its famous glass flowers at its Museum of Natural History after their biggest revamp in a century.

//[1]-11116.jpg A closer look at what happened at the Cincinnati Zoo

A look at what happened after a 4-year-old boy fell into a gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo.

// Were these shorts too short to fly?

A dancer headed to Seattle from Boston was asked to change her shorts or risk not getting on a JetBlue flight.

// Historic tree falls on Victorian home in Newton

Nobody was home when the limb fell, and no injuries have been reported.

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// Libertarians Johnson and Weld offer a credible alternative to Trump

For a change, it’s the Libertarian Party that’s offering a realistic presidential ticket.

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// How #NeverTrump might still be possible

If #NeverTrump wants to stop Donald Trump from getting into the White House, and still elect a Republican president, there is a way to do it.

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Masking the candidates

One Chinese factory is expecting Donald Trump to beat his likely US presidential rival Hilary Clinton in the popularity stakes.