Trump administration

White House reviews its legal options

President Donald Trump.

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The White House finds itself in uncertain legal terrain following a federal appeals court decision Thursday.

President Donald Trump.

Trump makes groundless N.H. voter fraud claims

President Trump is claiming, without evidence, that he would have won New Hampshire if not for busloads of out-of-state voters.


//[1].jpg N.H.?s Guinta seen as possible Trump ?drug czar?

The ex-congressman, who lost his re-election race in November, made the opioid crisis a central focus in his most recent term.

Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, senior adviser to President Trump, at the White House Friday.

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Ivanka Trump, who are you?

The first daughter is attempting a delicate balancing act, one that may not last.

// Brighton remains hot spot for new development

Stop & Shop wants to build a 1,000-unit housing complex on its supermarket site.


// Massachusetts ranked No. 1 in ?well-being?

But glaring inequalities remain, a consulting study found.

Visitors arrived to find their seats prior the the performance of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus in Charlotte, North Carolina on Feb. 1.

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Circus is leaving town, permanently

The circus that?s been coming to town for 146 years is closing down.

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// Here?s what we know about the potential for snow this weekend

Greater Boston will see several hours of snow on Saturday, amounting to between one and three inches.

// Talking Points: You don?t need taxpayer bucks for pucks

There?s talk in Hartford of spending $250 million in state funds on the city?s arena, plus more business news.

// Ever returned stuff to L.L. Bean years after you bought it?

Yes, some people take advantage of the company?s generous returns policy ? even if it means swallowing a little bit of shame.

Clockwise from left, first lady Melania Trump; Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan; President Trump; Abe?s wife, Akie Abe; and Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots, sat down for dinner Friday.


Patriots owner Kraft joins Trump, Abe for dinner

The Patriots owner was photographed seated at a table with President Trump, first lady Melania Trump, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and his wife, Akie Abe.

New England Patriots safety Devin McCourty, left, and running back LeGarrette Blount.

Here are the players skipping the Patriots? White House visit

These Patriots players won?t make the trip when the team visits the White House.

// Why did Merriam-Webster add so many words to the dictionary this year?

Don?t know what ?snollygoster? means? Look it up. It?s in the dictionary.


// Matt Damon heard the Clooney baby news before we did

Should we be surprised?


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// Trump Today: Mike Flynn talked sanctions with Russia before inauguration

Some US officials are calling the national security adviser?s actions inappropriate and potentially illegal.

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// The GOP?s hypocrisy in shutting up Elizabeth Warren

Mitch McConnell?s silencing of Elizabeth Warren underlines the GOP?s hypocrisy.

Special reports

// A life taken, but also a life lost

How did 14-year-old Raeshawn Moody wind up becoming among the youngest to face a murder charge in Boston?


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?


//'s.jpg From Syria to Boston Children?s: A young girl?s medical odyssey

Jude Almkhlef?s family fled Syria before she could get surgery to help her walk. Watch their journey to the US.