President Trump

What are the logistics of using City Hall as a refuge for immigrants?

Boston City Hall.

Keith Bedford/Globe Staff/File 2016

Mayor Walsh on Wednesday offered the halls of government as a refuge for those fearing deportation.

Adrian Walker

// Mayor Walsh pushes back hard

Any doubts about the sincerity of Trump?s anti-immigrant rhetoric have been decisively laid to rest in his first week in office.

// Anger and confusion over Trump?s wall

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said he will not make a scheduled visit to Washington after the new US leader ordered a border wall between the two nations.

An agent of the border patrol, observed near the Mexico-US border fence, on the Mexican side, separating the towns of Anapra, Mexico and Sunland Park, New Mexico, this week.

In 2006, Democrats were saying ?build that fence!?

A 2006 bill shows how border security occupied Washington well before Trump made it the centerpiece of his candidacy.

// Trump personally asked a parks official for proof of crowd claim

In a Saturday phone call, President Trump personally ordered the director to produce additional photographs of the inauguration crowds.

President Trump signed an executive order on border security and immigration enforcement.


Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

What?s an executive order? And, more importantly, how is Trump using them?

// Can Trump legally strip sanctuary cities of federal funds?

The Globe interviewed several immigration law experts to explain the questionable nature and potential impact of President Trump?s proposal.

// President is said to seek plan for US to strike ISIS harder

President Donald Trump will demand that the new options be presented to him within 30 days.

// Worcester man allegedly assaulted Muslim airline worker

The man allegedly cursed Islam and shouted ?Trump is here now. He will get rid of all of you.?

Barnstable Police Department.

Drug dealers used Cape Cod home of Kennedy relatives, police say

Police arrest four in a fentanyl ring that was being run out of a Hyannisport home owned by the Shrivers. Police say the suspects operated without the family?s knowledge.


// With this photo-based VR, you are (almost) there

Newton-based EveryScape aims to make virtual reality environments less expensive to create, and easier to ?visit.?


// Sometimes E-ZPass isn?t so easy

Drivers complain of mystery toll charges.

// Could certain opioids lead to amnesia?

Fourteen unusual cases of memory loss in Massachusetts among drug users may represent a new syndrome.

FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 22: Chris Hogan #15 of the New England Patriots reacts after making a reception during the first half against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium on January 22, 2017 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)


Patriots have made many changes since last Super Bowl

Of the 44 Patriots who played in Super Bowl XLIX two years ago, a little more than half (23) are still with the team.

Movie Review

// ?Gold? mines all McConaughey has to offer

Matthew McConaughey goes for the gusto (again) as a prospector with a beer-belly and a crazy comb-over.

Television Review

// ?Z? recycles the myth of the Fitzgeralds

The Amazon drama, lacking nuance and depth, is a Wikipedia entry of a show.

Randy Harrison in the national tour of ?Cabaret,? which is en route to the Opera House.

Joan Marcus

Three actors? takes on the elusive Emcee in ?Cabaret?

Joel Grey, Alan Cumming, and Randy Harrison describe how they found their way inside the character.


// The Weekender: Global sounds, quiet knights, and hailing Mary

Our picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.


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Opinion & Ideas


// Mexico teaches Trump an important lesson on the limits of presidential power

By saying no to paying for a border wall, Mexico is making a stand for its own sovereignty.

Special reports

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Tom Brady: Superfreak?

We break down, body part by body part, what science suggests the average 39-year-old human encounters, and how Brady might be defying those expectations.

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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Roxane Gay said she pulled her book from Simon & Schuster because of their decision to publish ?alt-right? figure Milo Yiannopoulos, an avowed white nationalist.

Roxane Gay pulls book after Milo Yiannopoulos controversy

Gay is thought to be the first author to pull a book from publisher Simon & Schuster over the controversy surrounding alt-right figure and Breitbart writer Milo Yiannopoulos.