Alarmed by Trump, schools protect vulnerable students

At least seven communities have sent home letters or posted statements after moves to restrict immigration and protections to transgender students.

// Massachusetts ranked best state

The Bay State topped its 49 competitors in US News & World Report?s rankings because of its strong performance in health care and education.

// High school graduation rate at all time high in Bay State

Boston Public Schools also saw improvement with graduation rate climbing to 72.4 percent.

The Trump administration

//[1] Baker says he discussed opioid crisis with Ivanka Trump

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and his wife were seated next to President Trump?s daughter during the National Governors Association dinner.

// Conway raises eyebrows by kneeling on Oval Office couch

In photos, Conway is seen perched on her knees on the couch with her feet behind her and her shoes on.


//[1].jpg MBTA sets May opening for New Balance commuter rail station

The new stop, located next to New Balance?s $500 million headquarters, brings the commuter rail back to Brighton after more than 50 years.

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Cape Cod man arrested in wife?s murder

Christoper Fratantonio is accused of killing Mary Fratantonio in the couple?s home early Tuesday.

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Upgrades to Logan are necessary, but will they ever get off the ground?

Priorities include adding more parking and international flights. Massport CEO Thomas Glynn tells us the plan going forward, and if it?s feasible.

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New England weather has always been strange, but even by local standards the past month stands out as abnormal.

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70 degrees in February? It might become more common

With three days of record warmth reaching June-like levels, severe thunderstorms, a tornado in Western Mass., this February is going into the record books.

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Dinner with Cupid

// Blind date: ?I arranged an escape plan with my best friend?

She set up an emergency text ruse with a friend. Will she use it?


New numbers for single-family home sales in January are expected to be released Tuesday morning.


Looking to buy a home this spring? Good luck with that

Massachusetts prices are up another 7 percent, inventory is down, and interest rates are likely to rise.

// Jetblue to offer Worcester-New York route

The route will run on a daily basis, but don?t get too excited. There is no scheduled date for when it will start operating.


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// What happens when Trump faces an actual crisis?

The president?s rocky start has been mostly self-inflicted. What happens if he runs into something major ? like a power vacuum in Iran?


// Here?s an early look at the top NBA draft prospects

The Celtics are certain to get one of the top five players in the draft, and they have a good shot at the top pick.

Academy Awards

Ty Burr

// Oscar gaffe created chaos and left our darker sides glued

The way ?Moonlight? won the Oscar for best picture was a profound disservice to a quietly radical and most deserving movie.

Kristin Henry, a former Sterling employee, at her apartment in Florida. Henry says she was 22 when a manager tried to kiss and touch her.

Hundreds of workers at company behind Jared, Kay say culture fostered harassment

Routine sexual ??preying?? at events ??was done out in the open and appeared to be encouraged, or at least condoned, by the company,?? one manager said.


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Trump Today

// Trump Today: Turning the page with a speech to Congress

President Donald Trump?s first address to Congress will give him a chance to shift the focus back to his ambitious, disruptive agenda.

? Schedule: Where the president is today

? News: A look at what happened yesterday

? Social media: What Trump has been tweeting

Opinion & Ideas


// The Bella Bond story is not over

Progress has been made in reforming the Department of Children and Families. But children are still dying.

Special reports

// The worst day in the history of Lake Winnipesaukee

On the morning of Feb. 11 ? Derby Day in New Hampshire ? everything looked postcard-perfect. But looks can be deceiving.


Spotlight Follow up

// Ex-teacher molested pupils, Milton Academy says

Officials at the prestigious school disclosed the sexual misconduct involving the former employees after a nine-month investigation.