The Trump administration

Warren defends opposition to HUD head

US Senator Elizabeth Warren in Washington D.C.

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Ben Carson won his nomination on the Senate floor Thursday by a 58-to-41 vote.

// Trump tweets that US should investigate Schumer over ?ties to Russia?

President Donald Trump is hitting back at Senator Chuck Schumer with a 14-year-old photograph.

US Vice President Mike Pence (L) and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) (R) listen as US President Donald Trump speaks during a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill February 28, 2017 in Washington, DC. / AFP / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)



People don?t change, so why would President Trump?

For an hour, Donald Trump was ?presidential.? But if you?re expecting a new Trump, think again.

// Developer said to have deal to buy Suffolk Downs

The deal could turn the down-on-its-luck horsetrack into a new neighborhood.

// Harvard confronts its history of slavery

Harvard University laid bare the school?s historical connections to slavery at a conference Friday.

// ?It was an amazing moment. Amazing.?

?There was never a thought or question in my mind about what needed to be done,?? said one T worker who helped save a man at Government Center.

// Uber used tool to avoid authorities

The ride-hailing technology giant Uber allegedly used a hidden tool in its app to evade authorities, including in Boston.

// Baker promises funding to offset any Planned Parenthood cuts

The governor would boost funding for clinics in Massachusetts if Republicans in D.C. cut the flow of federal dollars to the organization.

Middlebury College students turn their backs to Charles Murray, unseen, who they call a white nationalist, during his lecture in Middlebury, Vt., on Thursday.

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Protesters aggressively confront controversial scholar at Middlebury College

A group of demonstrators at Middlebury College in Vermont ?aggressively confronted? guest speaker Charles Murray.

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// Plan for Muslim cemetery in Dudley clears last hurdle

The town?s Zoning Board of Appeals approved the cemetery after more than a year of stormy public hearings.

//[1].jpg No surgery for Red Sox pitcher David Price

Manager John Farrell called it the best case scenario and said Price will just need 7-10 days of rest and treatment.

// Want to eat corned beef on St. Patrick?s Day? Cardinal gives his blessing

Sean P. O?Malley granted a dispensation, ?given the importance of this feast in the life of the archdiocese and in the lives of so many of our families.?

// Seven dolphins rescued on Cape Cod

Friday?s rescue makes 101 marine animals stranded on Massachusetts beaches since the year began.

// For Mass. middle schoolers, homemade ?slime? is everywhere

?I think this is sort of the creative fad of the moment,? said Millis resident Lori LaDuke.

Jimmy Garoppolo.

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Should we read anything into Jimmy Garoppolo?s latest Instagram post?

Nothing gets the rumor mill churning quite like a Friday night cryptic social media post.


Talking Points

// Mohegan Sun is still game, Baker plans an intervention, and more

A roundup of the day?s top business news.


// Schwarzenegger, citing ?baggage,? will leave ?Celebrity Apprentice?

Arnold Schwarzenegger?s time as host of NBC?s ?The Celebrity Apprentice? will be a short one.


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

Trump Today

// Trump Today: Flying to Florida to highlight school choice

Ending a calm period on Twitter, the president also blasted Democrats in a series of tweets defending Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

? Schedule: Where the president is today

? News: A look at what happened yesterday

? Social media: What Trump has been tweeting

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | MIchael A. Cohen

// Questions about Trump?s Russia connections are not going away

It?s increasingly apparent that the ?Russia talk? represents an existential threat to Trump?s presidency.

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.


// Can tilapia skin be used to heal burns?

Doctors in Brazil are testing the fish skin as a bandage for second- and third-degree burns.

Real Estate

7 school districts with innovative programs in affordable communities

Whether you're looking to challenge a gifted student, expose your child to a new culture or language, or find a setting with extra social, emotional, or behavioral support, here's a sampling of districts that are thinking outside the box.


You don?t have to be a pro athlete to enjoy the benefits of the restorative ?water journey? offered at the Bodhi Spa in Newport, R.I.


In Newport, a bathhouse goes upscale

Some spas are embracing contrast hydrotherapy, a modern-day version of those steamy rooms of yore, where clients stew in warm water then dip into a cold pool for therapeutic effects.