The transition to Trump

Sessions says he?d recuse himself from Clinton probes

During his confirmation hearing, Senator Jeff Sessions testified that he would recuse himself from any investigations of Hillary Clinton.

// Why was Jeff Sessions holding a toddler at his confirmation hearing?

Senator Sessions had some unusual guests at his confirmation hearing on Tuesday: Four of his grandchildren.

// Father of slain Muslim soldier protests AG nominee Jeff Sessions

Khizr Khan is attending Sessions? confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill Tuesday.

Man wanted in girlfriend?s slaying allegedly commits suicide

The body of a 38-year-old man accused of murdering his girlfriend in Brockton was found in Braintree.

// shuts down adult services ads after relentless pressure

The unexpected decision came shortly after a Senate panel report and the Supreme Court declining to hear an appeal from sex trafficking victims in Mass.

// Paul English?s startup Lola adds $15m, plans new version of app

The travel-concierge app developer could add $10 million more in investment cash.

Man, 19, is Boston?s first murder victim of year

The man was shot Monday near the Orchard Gardens community center, which also houses the Boys and Girls Club?s chapter for the neighborhood.

// Commissioner Evans selected for historic church?s MLK award

The Twelfth Baptist Church, where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. once preached, said it chose Evans for his commitment to the city?s residents.

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The best New Year?s resolutions from local business owners

As 2017 begins, you might be wondering how best to grow your business. New England business owners tell us how they plan to do just that.

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Newton, MA., 10/10/17, Crossing guard Anita Sheehan at work on her post on Commonwealth Ave. She says,

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Get ready for a January thaw

By the end of this week, you might be able to see the ground again.

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// Will Meryl Streep?s speech embolden more Trump protests at awards?

With her Golden Globe Awards speech, Meryl Streep mounted a defense of Trumplandia?s chief troika of boogeymen: Hollywood. Foreign. Press.

// L.L. Bean pleads: Don?t boycott us over Trump donation

The granddaughter of the company?s founder donated to a pro-Trump group, which spurred a boycott. And that was just the beginning.

// Mayors worried only the very rich and the very poor can afford city living

The rising cost of urban life and a lack of job opportunities for the middle class have mayors nationwide concerned.

Mary Truong said she hopes to serve as an inspiration for the roughly 2,000 refugees who arrive in Massachusetts every year fleeing war and other perils.

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Once a refugee, she welcomes newcomers at an uncertain time

Mary Truong, executive director of the state?s Office for Refugees and Immigrants, hopes her example will help others like her.

// Bill Belichick liked what he saw from Clemson-Alabama tilt

?I?d say there were a lot of good football players on that field,? he said. ?Some of them I knew about. Some of whom I need to find out more about.?

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// Every couple can use these four lessons from pre-marriage counseling

Whether you?re celebrating your fifth date or 50th anniversary, this advice will serve you well.


// Ben Affleck jokingly complains about Casey not thanking him at Golden Globes

Appearing on Jimmy Kimmel?s show Monday, Ben, in mock outrage, said he was ?a little taken aback? that Casey didn?t give him a shout-out from the stage.

// How the Globe writers voted for the Baseball Hall of Fame

Five Globe sports writers vote in the election. See how they cast their ballots for the Class of 2017.


// Will ?Conan? only be on once a week?

What?s the deal with Conan O?Brien?s show? Is it being downsized or not?


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// Some questions for Jeff Sessions

In reviewing his record, the confirmation hearings should also clarify the role of attorney general.

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A tale of young love drove a son on an eye-opening journey. And in the process, a musical legacy that was all but lost has been found, and a life revealed.

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// The San Antonio solution

One Texas city took on mental health as a community and became a national model. Why can?t Mass. do the same?

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.