Mass. law would tax autonomous vehicles by the mile

South Boston, MA -- 1/4/2017 - NuTonomy's driverless car pauses as a truck pulls out as it takes a spin around Drydock Ave. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: 05driverlesscar Reporter:

Only freight and emergency vehicles would be permitted to travel more than a mile continuously without a passenger present inside.


This is the entrance to TD Garden where a homeless man was allegedly assaulted by security guard Rene Norestant last month, according to authorities.

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TD Garden assault charge brings change

The change comes after one of the guards was charged with beating a disabled homeless man with his own cane, officials said.

// ?I wanted to kill her. I don?t know what else to tell ya.?

Allen Stotts told investigators that something in his head told him to murder his former wife.

// Girl Scouts face uproar over Trump parade

Girl Scouts leaders and parents are outraged that the organization will march in the inaugural parade for President-elect Donald Trump.

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Mexican drug lord ?El Chapo? Guzman extradited to US

Mexico?s government says it has extradited drug lord Joaquin ?El Chapo? Guzman to the US, where he is wanted on drug trafficking and other charges.

// Lyft to begin pickups at Logan Airport Feb. 1

Massport is negotiating a similar arrangement with Uber, Lyft?s larger rival, the authority said.


// Chris Kimball sued by ex-wife after his exit from America?s Test Kitchen

Chris Kimball?s ex-wife Adrienne Kimball alleges the celebrity chef isn?t living up to the couple?s 2013 divorce agreement.

Donald Trump's inauguration

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort spoke on his phone in July.

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Intercepted Russian communications part of inquiry into Trump associates

This continuing counterintelligence investigation means that Donald Trump will take the oath of office Friday with his associates under investigation.

// Trump?s new Washington hotel makes it clear he?s here to stay

It?s complete immersion: You can sit at the Trump hotel bar, watching Trump on TV, observing Trump White House staffers while sipping Trump wine.

// Donald Trump wishes the Patriots luck in the AFC Championship

Even the president-elect wants the Patriots to win.

// The Lincoln Memorial in Trump?s America

To one reporter, it indicated the moment that was about to arrive: Donald Trump is coming. And he?s planning to put his own imprint on D.C.

Women's March on Washington

US President-elect Donald J. Trump (right) and incoming First Lady Melania Trump stood in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. Thursday night.

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Adrian Walker

The Boston March against Trump inspires new citizen, and activist

?What kind of America do I want to live in?? asked Yordanos Eyoel.

Shirley Leung

// Who will be at the Women?s March in Boston? Everyone, it seems.

Organizers expect more than 80,000 to participate in the local march, from grass-roots activitists to CEOs.

Opinion | Gloria Steinem

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Questions about the Women?s March on Washington have created a need for a Twitter version of history and Feminism 101.


// The Weekender: Poets, POTUS, photos, and toe shoes

The Globe?s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.


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// Lawmakers need to slow down their pay hike push

State lawmakers shouldn?t vote a pay raise for themselves without following the proper process.

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.

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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.