Trump fires acting AG after she defies ban

Sally Yates, a Democratic appointee, had directed Justice Department attorneys not to defend President Trump?s executive order on refugees.

01/28/2017 BOSTON, MA AG Maura Healey (cq) (left) speaks with immigration attorney Susan Church (cq) at Boston Logan Airport's Terminal E for international arrivals. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

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Healey to join suit by UMass professors against ban

Massachusetts would be a plaintiff in a federal lawsuit challenging President Trump?s orders.

// Baker defends a quieter resistance to Trump

Governor Charlie Baker?s advisers think he has found a middle ground in his reaction to President Trump.

Liz Norden, a Stoneham mother whose two adult sons each lost legs in the Boston Marathon bombing.

Trump?s spokesman brought up terrorism. What do the victims think?

Survivors of the Boston Marathon attack are divided when it comes to the president?s immigration order.

// Trump?s voter fraud expert is registered in three states

A man who President Trump has promoted as an authority on voter fraud was registered in multiple states during the 2016 election.

// Ford breaks from Trump over ban as Detroit Muslims protest

Automakers are walking a tightrope as they court the president, whose policies on clean-air standards, corporate taxes, and trade will affect their fortunes.

// Trump supporters say they are happy with immigration order

Don?t talk about airport protests in Trump Country.

// The president frowns in his official portrait ? and so do some who see it

Donald Trump?s unsmiling picture, against a backdrop of the White House, struck many in Boston?s immigration court Friday as severe.

// Obama says his immigration policy was not like Trump?s

The former president rejected the idea that Donald Trump based his immigration executive order on a policy adopted by Obama?s administration.

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Funding via the crowd is now a reality for businesses

Equity crowdfunding took effect last May, part of a post-recession family of federal laws meant to spur startup investments.

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New England Patriots' Tom Brady answers questions during opening night for the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game at Minute Maid Park Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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It?s opening night in Houston for Super Bowl LI

The Patriots are facing the media tonight after having arrived in Houston earlier in the day.

// Here are the two pieces of advice Robert Kraft offered Arthur Blank

The two owners did a joint segment during Opening Night on Monday.

Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan, left, walks through a workout at the football team's practice facility in Flowery Branch, Ga., Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017. Shanahan is trying to keep the next 10 days as normal as possible. Good luck with that. Shanahan is preparing for his first Super Bowl, a game his father won twice, and is expected to become coach of the San Francisco 49ers as soon as the season is over. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Kyle Shanahan lost, then found his backpack containing Falcons? gameplan

A columnist mistakenly took the offensive coordinator?s backpack at Opening Night before realizing it and returning it.

// Falcons receiver Mohamed Sanu, a practicing Muslim, will not talk about travel ban

Sanu said he is praying the country and the world would ?unite as one.?

Tony Meng, of Westwood, now needs a home health aide for basic tasks.

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Double surgery did not cause man?s quadriplegia, jury finds

A Boston jury on Monday concluded that the Mass. General Hospital surgeon?s divided attention did not cause a Westwood man?s quadriplegia.

Boston, MA - 1/30/2017 - Boston University students Yasmin Younis and Marwa Sayed(R) chant during a protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's executive orders restricting immigrants from seven Muslim countries in front of Boston University's in Boston, MA, January 30, 2017. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)

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Colleges in Boston mobilize to help students, academics affected by Trump order

President Trump?s immigration order was a heavy blow for Boston, a city that prides itself on drawing the brightest minds from around the world.


Boston used to be on the Underground Railroad. Now it?s on the Overground Railroad.

Lawyers are advising those who hold visas or green cards to come to Boston because they are more likely to avoid being detained.

// Insurer won?t pay claim on boat that sank, killing woman

?The sinking was caused by your intentional acts,? the insurer wrote to Nathan Carman.

An entrance to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, in Boston, is illuminated by lights Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014. A patient at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, in Braintree, Mass., who has visited Liberia, was brought to the medical center in Boston by ambulance Sunday. The medical center in Braintree said the patient complained of a headache and muscle aches. A statement from Ben Kruskal, chief of infectious disease at the Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, does not mention Ebola in the Sunday incident. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Beth Israel, Lahey health systems agree to pursue merger

The two hospital networks signed a letter of intent to merge, with Beth Israel Deaconess CEO Dr. Kevin Tabb to lead the combined organization.

//[1] Ron Hill ran every day for 52 years ... until Sunday

The 1970 Boston Marathon champ ended his record streak after experiencing chest pain.


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