Turmoil in Washington

Sessions spoke with Russian envoy, but didn?t say so in hearings

The discussions could fuel new calls for a special counsel to investigate Russia?s alleged role in the 2016 presidential election.

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The aides had two aims: To ensure that such meddling wasn?t duplicated in the future, and to leave a clear trail of intelligence for investigators.

Opinion | Ward Sutton

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Trigger warnings and safe spaces. Who knew?

Opinion | Susan Ryan -Vollmar

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If Tuesday?s ?rebuttal? by Steve Beshear is an example, don?t look to the Democrats to save us from Donald Trump.

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Recruitment fliers for a white supremacist group have recently been posted across the University of Massachusetts Boston campus.

Melrose school officials lend support to high court transgender case

The officials acted as private citizens in signing onto a brief before the US Supreme Court.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/11/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/18racedialoguepic06.jpg Many public schools in Boston are said to have bad air

More than half of Boston?s schools have poor or deficient air quality, linked to low student achievement and high rates of asthma.

FILE - In this May 3, 2014 file photo, Cardinal Sean O'Malley, the archbishop of Boston, right, and Marie Collins attend a press conference at the Vatican. Collins, an Irish woman who was sexually abused by clergy, has quit in frustration her post on a Vatican commission advising Pope Francis about how to fight abuse of minors, Wednesday, March 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)

Associated Press

Sole abuse survivor on a Vatican sex-abuse panel quits

Marie Collins cited a ?shameful? lack of cooperation from the Vatican bureaucracy in addressing the clergy sexual abuse crisis.

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A hybrid of the familiar chair lift and exotic gondola, the Chondola adds a new level of adventure to winter.

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Boston MA 3/1/17 Boston Celtics Isaiah Thomas drives to the basket on Cleveland Cavaliers Kyrie Irving during first quarter action at TD Garden. (Photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: Celtics pics reporter: Adam Himmelsbach



Celtics beat Cavs in a thriller at TD Garden

Isaiah Thomas had 31 points for Boston as the Celtics defeated the defending champion Cavaliers.

The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) in South Boston?s Seaport District.

ICA plans major expansion ? across the harbor in East Boston

The museum?s new waterfront satellite will be filled with immersive artworks, and admission will be free to the public ? a rarity in the Boston area.

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Brian Cullinan and his colleague, Martha Ruiz, have been permanently removed from all film academy dealings.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/01/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/kleinr_Patriots_05-001.jpg Chris Long says he won?t be back with Patriots

The defensive lineman?s Instagram post indicated that he?ll seek more playing time somewhere else.


It?s hard to believe Jimmy Garoppolo is truly untouchable

He could be the Patriots? QB of the future ? or their stance on not trading him could be a negotiating ploy.

Red Sox

Fort Myers, FL - 2/13/2017 - Red Sox Spring Training. Day One. Boston Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale exits the Sox clubhouse as he heads out for a long toss session. Pitchers and catchers report for spring training at Jet Blue Park in Fort Myers, FL. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Peter Abraham, Topic: 14Res Sox, LOID: 8.3.1623409229.



Chris Sale hasn?t forgotten his alma mater

His road to stardom was paved approximately 8½ miles from JetBlue Park on the campus of FGCU.

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The one-mile rail link has the backing of such names as Congressman Seth Moulton, and Governors Michael Dukakis and Bill Weld.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/01/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/AFP_M756W.jpg What?s behind that argument the Uber CEO had with his driver

The Uber driver confronted Travis Kalanick about declining fares.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/05/21/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Advance/Images/hot%20pockets%20-7272.png No, this Weymouth guy is not giving away 3,000 Hot Pockets

A Craigslist post advertising 3,000 boxes of free Hot Pockets seemed too good to be true. Turns out, it is.


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Our weekly digest on buying, selling, and design, with expert advice and insider neighborhood knowledge.

Trump Today

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Trump was quiet on Twitter Wednesday morning. Is he cutting back on his angry tweetstorms?

? Schedule: Where the president is today

? News: A look at what happened yesterday

? Social media: What Trump has been tweeting

Opinion & Ideas


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/01/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Scot_Lehigh_150px.jpg How are you going to pay for your plans, Mr. President?

The president floated an aggressive and costly agenda with no realistic notion of how to pay for it.

Special reports

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/02/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/wiggs_Winnipesaukee_04.jpg 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

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


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/01/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/Pap.jpg The Pap smear: groundbreaking, lifesaving ? and obsolete?

A growing number of scientists say the Pap test may be past its prime.