One way to cool off Red Sox: Sean Manaea tosses no-hitter in A’s win

Sean Manaea embraced catcher Jonathan Lucroy after the final out.

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Unheralded lefthander Sean Manaea allowed only three runners to reach and struck out 10 in becoming the first pitcher to no-hit the Red Sox in 25 years.


// For Bob Melvin, it’s nice being on right side of no-hitter

Melvin was the Red Sox catcher when Boston was last no-hit, by the Mariners’ Chris Bosio in 1993.

// Tuukka Rask has a shaky performance, and the Maple Leafs are still alive

The Maple Leafs held on to an early 4-1 lead and forced Game 6 in Toronto on Monday night.

// Developer makes dramatic changes to main Newton drag, one property at a time

Amid this hodgepodge of older one- and two-story buildings, Robert Korff sees a golden opportunity for a modern version of the Garden City.

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// Do Boston’s leaders care about reform or not?

More than two years after a promise from the mayor, the new lobbying rules haven’t materialized.

// Barbara Bush remembered as 'first lady of the greatest generation'

Barbara Bush was remembered as the ‘‘first lady of the greatest generation’’ during a funeral Saturday attended by four former US presidents.

// Longtime Democratic state Rep. James Miceli of Wilmington dies

Miceli, 83, the second longest serving lawmaker on Beacon Hill, collapsed during opening ceremonies for Wilmington Little League Saturday, officials said.

// Syracuse fraternity permanently expelled over racist video

Syracuse University has permanently expelled a fraternity over an offensive video that fraternity members say was intended as satire.

// Five Democrats vying for Suffolk DA job make their cases

Five Democrats vying to be the next Suffolk district attorney attempted to woo Dorchester voters on Saturday.

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Ideas | David Scharfenberg

Paper checks forever?

The check has to be one of the strangest objects of the digital age — utterly obsolete, but somehow totally essential.

Boston, MA: August 31, 2017: Red Sox manager John Farrell is pictured as he signals to someone in the outfield during batting practice. The Boston Red Sox hosted the Toronto Blue Jays in a regular season MLB baseball game at Fenway Park. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff).


Could John Farrell be in the Reds’ managerial plans?

Three other teams to watch in terms of potential managerial changes are the Orioles, Marlins, and Angels.

// At Supercross event, Gronk says ‘Uhh, maybe’ to returning to football

When he was asked if he is still thinking about retirement, the Patriots tight end said, “Depends how my racing skills go today.”


// With the Greek Freak, the Bucks are finally a big deal

It took 50 seasons, but the forever-mediocre Bucks are a team to watch thanks to Giannis Antetokounmpo.

// Verne Troyer, best known as ‘Mini-Me’ in Austin Powers, has died

A statement provided by Mr. Troyer’s spokesperson says the 49-year-old actor died Saturday.

In West Brookfield, investigators probed the scene where a mother and three children were found murdered in their home last month.

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West Brookfield house still haunted by questions

Almost two months later, the case of a mother and her three children who were killed has yielded few clues that have been shared with the public.

// Trump plan would cut health protections for transgender people

The administration plans to roll back a rule issued by President Obama that prevents discrimination.

// Why Trump has struggled to assemble a legal team

Twelve partners from a total of seven firms have said no to President Trump’s entreaties to help him navigate the special counsel’s probe.

Mandatory Credit: Photo by PETER FOLEY/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock (9634106i) Michael Cohen Michael Cohen at Federal Court, New York, USA - 16 Apr 2018 Attorney Michael Cohen, US President Donald J. Trump's long-time personal attorney exits federal court in New York City, New York, USA, 16 April 2018. Cohen's hotel room, apartment and office were raided last week by federal authorities reportedly as part of an investigation into possible bank fraud, wire fraud and campaign finance violations.

Trump says he doesn’t think his personal lawyer will ‘flip’

Michael Cohen, President Trump’s longtime personal lawyer, is under investigation, but Trump on Saturday said he doesn’t think Cohen will “flip.”

// Police warn of telephone scam claiming to raise funds for slain Yarmouth officer

The scammers allegedly called Barnstable police on multiple occasions, claiming to raise money for the “Sean Gannon Fund,” Yarmouth police said.

// Homicide investigation opened after North Andover woman found dead in basement

A woman who lived upstairs said she had found her downstairs neighbor dead in the basement of the house at 50 Lincoln St., officials said.

A robin out and about in Hyde Park on Wednesday.

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Springtime weather may finally be on horizon in Boston area

Temperatures are expected to be in the upper 50s with calm, clear blue skies Saturday and Sunday.

Woman refuses medical help after Brockton car crash, dies later

A 54-year-old woman who initially declined medical treatment after a Thursday morning crash in Brockton died of her injuries Thursday afternoon.

// 17 killed as 2 dragon boats capsize in southern China

Seventeen people were killed after two dragon boats capsized in southern China, authorities said.

// Mitt Romney fails to secure GOP nod for US Senate seat in Utah

The former Massachusetts governor has been forced into a Republican primary for a US Senate seat in Utah as he looks to restart his political career.

// Trump considering full pardon for late boxer Jack Johnson

President Trump says he’s considering a posthumous pardon more than 100 years after Jack Johnson was convicted by an all-white jury of “immorality.”

Love Letters: The Podcast


// ‘Raising your value’ after a breakup

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

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Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Richard North Patterson

// The irreplaceable Barbara Bush

What set the former First Lady apart was how completely she epitomized, yet transcended, her role.

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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The Big Picture

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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//$medium.jpg Spring House Hunt: Should parents buy property in a college town?

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


// Play the crossword

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