Senate panel sidesteps Dems to OK Cabinet picks

A Senate committee has approved President Donald Trump?s Treasury and Health nominees without Democrats present.

Attorney General-designate Jeff Sessions.

Judiciary committee OKs nomination of Sessions for AG

The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama to be attorney general.

// 2 teens in custody after shot fired in Bolling building

No injuries were reported in the shooting, which allegedly began from an altercation between two teen boys.

President Trump

// Dems look at options over Gorsuch

Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell wants colleagues to show Neil Gorsuch ?fair consideration,? but there seemed little appetite for that.

// Is Walsh campaigning against Tito Jackson or Donald Trump?

Mayor Walsh?s elevation to the national stage has raised questions about his own record ? but also overshadowed a challenge from Jackson.

// Trump takes aim at the media ? again

President Trump returned to a recurring theme during a listening session on the first day of African-American History Month.

// Trump Today: The twist about Neil Gorsuch

Not all of the rulings from the Supreme Court nominee are what you?d expect from a man hailed as a conservative judge.

Even in Mass., transgender people say they face hostility for medical care

Transgender patients say they regularly encounter ignorance and discrimination in the doctor?s office.

 ?Sara,? in silhouette, says her daughter?s horrific ordeal happened  on what  had been  an ordinary  day for  the family.

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Her 15-year-old daughter fell prey to a sex trafficker

When the teen didn?t come home from the mall one night, a mother followed text message records to a horrible discovery.

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A somber Tom Brady was surrounded by reporters Tuesday at the Patriots? team hotel.

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Family situation has been weighing on Tom Brady

Brady told the media Tuesday: ?It?s been a challenging year for my family, just for some personal reasons.?

// How much would you pay for a dirty Tom Brady jersey?

The sweat-soaked garb is one of many items up for auction at the Super Bowl?s NFL Experience and could fetch $50,000.

Alex Speier

// How do the Patriots make midseason trades work out?

Most NFL teams avoid midseason trades, but the Patriots have been remarkably good at adding key personnel.

// Hillary Clinton to speak at Wellesley commencement

The former Democratic presidential nominee graduated from the college in 1969.

// R.I. governor says free tuition would help state retain young residents

Gina Raimondo?s wants to provide two years of free college tuition.

// Is this the end for cabbies?

The fighting spirit of taxi drivers has given way to despair as ride-hailing firms Uber and Lyft are now allowed to pick up passengers at Logan.


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// Supreme Court injustice

Merrick Garland?s nomination lasted for a total of 293 days without ever getting a confirmation hearing.

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// How the backlash against Trump?s travel ban unfolded

On Friday, President Trump issued his immigration order. By Sunday, protests rocked cities around the nation.