GE?s property tax bill could reach tens of millions

The area in the  Fort Point neighborhood where the new GE headquarters will be located.

David L. Ryan/Globe Staff

General Electric could still end up paying Boston millions in property taxes, despite the $25 million incentive package that the city has offered.

// Departure exposes diversity gap on Beacon Hill

Gloria Fox, who announced this week that she will not seek a 17th term, is one of just six black lawmakers in the 200-member House and Senate.

// Unable to pay $100 bail, homeless man dies in N.H. jail

Jeffrey Pendleton?s death has drawn attention to New Hampshire?s practice of putting in jail people who cannot make bail.

// Obama acknowledges civilian deaths by US drones

President Barack Obama acknowledged Friday that ?civilians were killed that shouldn?t have been? in past US drone strikes.

// Rhode Island official quits over tourism flap

The disastrous rollout of the state?s tourism campaign included a much-maligned slogan and a video that featured a scene from Iceland.

//[1].jpg Zuckerman stepping down from Boston Properties board

Mortimer Zuckerman is stepping back from the board of the Boston-based real estate company that made him a billionaire.

Black firefighter suing Red Sox after allegedly being denied entrance to Fenway

A Boston firefighter who works in a night inspection unit is suing the Red Sox for allegedly denying him entrance to Fenway Park.

// Weekend cold could bring two snowstorms

Snow is likely for late Saturday into Sunday and another storm on Monday night could bring up to 4 inches.

// Why an alleged Boston gangster?s iPhone matters to the ACLU

Are federal authorities trying to force Apple to break into the phone of a reputed member of the Columbia Point Dawgs?

MILFORD, NH - FEBRUARY 02: Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to the media before a campaign event at Hampshire Hills Athletic Club on February 2, 2016 in Milford, Iowa. Democratic and Republican Presidential are stumping for votes throughout New Hampshire leading up to the Presidential Primary on February 9th. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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Imagine Donald Trump with the immense power of the presidency

The authoritarian abuse of power in a Trump administration isn?t just a theoretical possibility.

// Welcome to Zombieland: GOP fears Trump is a monster it can?t kill

Republicans worry that his campaign is damaged beyond the point of repair, but that it is too late for any of his rivals to stop him.


// A dark turn for the Sanders campaign

Bernie Sanders is increasingly embracing the tactics he once decried.

Bruins 6, Blues 5

// Bruins hold off Blues

David Krejci had two goals and two assists to lead Boston.

Different grades of syrup are lined up along a window inside of the Marvin's sugarhouse in Johnson, Vermont last April.

Ian Thomas Jansen-Lonnquist for The Boston Globe

Does your maple syrup actually contain maple?

Too many goodies that claim maple flavor, some critics say, have no maple at all inside.

World Figure Skating Championships

// Javier Fernandez repeats as men?s skating champion

The Spaniard turned in a flawless performance in the free skate to soar past Yuzuru Hanyu.


// Benching of Pablo Sandoval is rife with problems

The erstwhile third baseman, who can?t be happy with the move, is now simply taking up space on the roster.

// No guarantee you?ll look as good as Beyoncé in her new activewear

The Beyhive is abuzz about Beyoncé?s foray into the world of active and ?athleisure? wear for women.


Love Letters

He cheated before they were married

So what do I do? Move forward and brush it under the rug for the sake of my beautiful children, or take a risk and try to find someone who truly knows how to love me and my children?

Globe investigations

//[1].jpg Key reports from Globe?s Spotlight team on clergy sex abuse

The Boston Globe?s 2001-2002 investigation into sexual abuses by clergy in the Catholic Church resulted in more than 600 stories.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ?Spotlight?

?Spotlight? is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.


scott kirsner | innovation economy

// Making movies the ?Moneyball? way

The Boston office of Legendary Entertainment crunches ?big data? to help the film studio make key decisions, from casting to marketing.


John Allen Jr. | All Things Catholic

// A guide to decoding Catholic reaction to Pope Francis

Pope Francis is massively popular around the world, but somewhat divisive inside the church itself.

Design New England

// Circular Sensation

In the latest issue of Design New England, a one-of-a-kind design combines aesthetics and functionality for harmonious living.