Like a TV legal drama, law partners fight? over databases

A closely-watched suit may establish case law on the legal and ethical parameters for leaving a law firm in the digital age.

Congressman Stephen Lynch (left) will face a challenge by Brianna Wu (right) for his US House of Representatives seat.

Globe file photos

Brianna Wu intends to run against Stephen Lynch in 2018

He might have just been sworn in, but Congressman Stephen Lynch already has a fight on his hands for 2018.

The transition: Obama to Trump

FILE- In this Nov. 30, 2016, file photo, former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue smiles as he waits for an elevator in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. A person familiar with the decision says President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Perdue to serve as agriculture secretary. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Trump chooses Sonny Perdue for agriculture secretary

Perdue made Georgia history in 2002 when he became the first Republican elected governor since the aftermath of the Civil War.

Donald Trump has a late dinner at his new D.C. hotel

President-elect Donald Trump made a surprise visit to his Washington hotel two days before his inauguration.

// Inaugural crowds are sure to be huge ? but how huge?

Donald Trump says his inauguration will have ??an unbelievable, perhaps record-setting turnout.?? Just how true is that?

Souvenir buttons were seen on sale at a stand near the White House.

What is the ?DeploraBall?? Depends on who you ask.

The event has become a focal point of debate over the alt-right and its white supremacist influence on the far right wing of the Republican Party.

// Wynn Las Vegas dumps Tom Ford after remark about Melania Trump

The hotel has stopped selling the designer?s products following a hubbub over whether he would dress President-elect Donald Trump?s wife.

Teen accused of murder in a Yarmouth motel sent for mental health evaluation

The 16-year-old was held without bail in the stabbing death of his mother?s ex-husband. The boy?s lawyer said the victim abused the boy and his mother.

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Boston-09/01/2016- Attorney General Maura Healey holds a CVS prescription bottle as she announced in a first-in-the-nation settlement, that CVS Pharmacy will strengthen its policies and procedures around the dispensing of opiods. They will have to check the Prescription Monitoring Program before filling prescriptions for commoly misused opioids.Boston Globe staff photo by John Tlumacki(metro)

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff/Sept. 2016

After AG investigation, Walgreens says it will improve opioid policies

The pharmacy will pay $200,000 to settle allegations that the company was lax in dispensing opioids while the state has faced unprecented numbers of opioid overdoses.

Baseball Hall of Fame

Montreal Expos outfielder Tim Raines works on his hitting during a workout at the team's training facility in Jupiter, Fla. Sunday Feb. 25, 2001. Raines, who began his career with the Expos twenty years ago, is in camp as a non-roster invitee. (AP Photo/Ryan Remiorz)

Chad Finn

The voters got it right, and other Hall of Fame voting thoughts

The election of Tim Raines, Jeff Bagwell, and Ivan Rodriguez made for a great day for baseball.

Nov 4, 2016; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein talks during the World Series victory rally in Grant Park. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports


Theo Epstein looks back at World Series win with Cubs

Theo is the architect of the two greatest curse-busting teams in American sports history.

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Jerry Remy agrees to contract extension with NESN

Remy will be back for his 30th year as the lead color analyst for the Red Sox.

Lucia Shannon (center) was surprised at her retirement party Tuesday by patrons and a musical quartet.

John Blanding/Globe staff

Legendary Brockton librarian feted with live classical quartet at retirement

From a suspected house haunting to helping a mother find the child she gave up for adoption, Lucia Shannonhe spent 42 years helping library patrons with equal tenacity.

Amherst College students began working after the election as part of a national movement of college students urging campuses to do more to protect undocumented students.

Amherst College chapel offers a refuge for immigrants

On the eve of Donald Trump?s inauguration, religious leaders will consecrate the campus chapel as a symbol of solidarity with illegal immigrants.

ON, which stands for ?Old/ New,? from GPinto is the first plug-and-play turntable, capable of managing all kind of audio sources, analog and digital. The turntable is designed for vinyl records, but it also has USB and Bluetooth support for digital music files.

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And now, a second act for film and vinyl

Consumers are increasingly willing to put up with the messy imperfections of analog media over the cool precision of digital.

Beer in a fridge in Florida.

BYOB is finally coming to Boston (sort of)

It?s no ?Happy Hour,? but the new BYOB regulations could allow some diners (and drinkers) to get pretty spirited.


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Renée Graham

// A president who looked like me

President Obama spoke of hope, but hope is an ephemeral concept for African-Americans.

Special reports

// As Obama departs, black youth question place in Trump?s America

Black youth in Ferguson, Baltimore, and Boston are confronting the paradox of President Obama?s historic ascension and the start of the Donald Trump era.

Life sciences

STAT, a national publication from Boston Globe Media Partners, covers health, medicine, and life sciences.


The Desperate and the Dead | Part 7

// 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.