The Trump era begins

// We were in the lobby of the Trump hotel, and guess who walked in

The luxury hotel has become the new gathering place for the GOP in D.C.

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Inauguration underway

The president-elect is at the US Capitol.

// Protesters block inauguration entrances, set fires

Protesters who had promised to shut down D.C. were successful at several security checkpoints.

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A look at Trump?s jam-packed transition period

The stretch between Donald Trump?s election and his inauguration did not exactly provide a lull in the political action.

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

As President Obama leaves office, a generation of black youth confront the paradox of his historic ascension and the start of the Trump era.

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Miss Conduct

// Advice: Is it true I don?t need to tip my Uber driver?

Plus, she can?t stop complaining about her ?evil? daughter-in-law.

Dinner With Cupid

// Blind date: ?She was gorgeous, which made me even more nervous!?

Is romance the right prescription for this pharmacy tech and doctor?s assistant?

Women?s March on Washington

// Who is behind the Boston Women?s March?

The volunteers come from different backgrounds, but they all share a desire to stand together for equality and dignity.

AFC Championship: Steelers at Patriots

// Patriots know Steelers are coming ? right up the middle

The Texans had success Saturday, and Pittsburgh knows the blueprint to slowing down Tom Brady.

// Several Steelers are battling illnesses, but their coach is not concerned

A bug is going around Pittsburgh?s locker room, but Mike Tomlin said, ?we?ll be ready to play.?


Officials investigated the scene of a cruiser that caught fire in South Boston Friday.

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?A deliberate act?: Device detonated near police cruiser

The Joint Terrorism Task Force will assist Boston police in the investigation.

// Plymouth couple missing for nearly 24 hours

An 87-year-old woman and her 90-year-old husband were last seen driving a 2006 Toyota Camry Thursday morning.

// After assault charge, TD Garden guards can no longer eject homeless

The change comes after one of the guards was accused of beating a disabled homeless man with his own cane.



// How a biotech startup rose, and then fell

Gen9 illuminates how difficult it can be to turn bleeding-edge science into a sustainable business.

// GE misses revenue estimates, weighed down by oil slump

GE is looking to regain momentum after constrained growth in 2016.



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

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


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// The last gasp of a bitter campaign

Trump supporters cross paths with Obama loyalists, and their contempt for each other dominates the atmosphere in Washington.

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//[1].jpg She loved him, and he died in the Holocaust. Now her son is bringing his music back to life.

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.

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.


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Treasury Secretary-designate Steven Mnuchin testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Finance Committee. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Issues of riches trip up picks, but few may be denied

Problems of fabulous wealth seem almost part and parcel to the confirmation struggles of a Trump government that would be filled with billionaires and multimillionaires.