Clinton, Sanders deepen their bitter feud during debate

Bernie Sanders spoke as Hillary Clinton listened during the Democratic debate on Thursday night.


The candidates shouted over one another and resorted to sarcasm in the most combative exchange of the Democratic campaign thus far.

// Four charts that matter in the Democratic primary right now

Hillary Clinton is looking to stop Bernie Sanders? winning streak Tuesday in New York before the race hits five more states.

// New York Post endorses Donald Trump

The New York Post has endorsed Donald Trump in the GOP presidential primary.

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker.

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Pro-marijuana group calls out Baker, Walsh

Activists say the politicians support the expansion of alcohol sales while backing an effort to stop the legalization of marijuana.


// Massachusetts should develop sound marijuana policy

The current ballot initiative has several key weaknesses that need to be addressed.

Overhaul planned for MassHealth insurance model

Without significant changes, administration officials say, the costs of MassHealth will continue to grow faster than state revenues.

Most doctors ill-equipped to give end-of-life care, survey finds

Nearly all doctors believe it?s important to talk with patients about their final days. But most work in systems that provide little help.

Advocates booed Governor Baker during a speech Wednesday for failing to take a position on the measure at an LGBT networking event.

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Baker defends approach to transgender bill

Governor Baker defended his noncommittal approach to a transgender bill Thursday, a day after advocates booed him.

// Duxbury father wins student loan relief, seeks more change

Robert Murphy?s case was being watched nationally amid growing concern about escalating education debt.

// Bridgewater inmate allegedly attempted suicide 3 times before death

In the weeks leading up to his death, Leo Marino tried to kill himself three times, according to his brother and attorney.

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// Another tunnel under Boston doesn?t sound crazy to Seth Moulton

The US congressman is breathing new life into a transportation pipe dream whose biggest advocates have been two former governors, Mike Dukakis and Bill Weld.

Ideas | Nell Lake

// Compensating the kindness of strangers

Paid caregivers are too often ignored and undervalued.

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A mother?s depiction of daughter?s overdose touches thousands

The demons of opioid addiction finally claimed Kelsey Endicott. Her mother?s heart-rending response went viral.

// February freeze could cost Ashley?s Peaches the farm

Ernest and Diane Ventura?s fifth-generation family farm won?t have much to sell this summer.

// Patriots to open 2016 season in Arizona

The Patriots face all four AFC North and NFC West teams in 2016, plus Denver, Houston, and their AFC East rivals.

Ground Game

Ground Game

// Despite Trump, many Republicans seeking office in 2016

Some fear a Trump nomination could affect down-ballot races ? but some local Republicans are lining up to run for office anyway.

The Big Picture

Wild Chernobyl

What happens to the environment when humans disappear? Chernobyl, site of a nuclear disaster 30 years ago, gives us part of an answer.