Tourist areas fear a worker shortage under visa rules

**EVERYONE BESIDES MIC CLARK ON H2B VISAS** 01H2Bvisas - Buffet Managaer John Vassel is also an H2B worker at the Stratton Mountain Club, South Londonderry VT. (Corey Hendrickson for the Boston Globe)

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Immigration changes under President Trump have tourist-heavy businesses worried that they won?t be able to hire the international workers they need.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions (right), Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly (left) and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (center).


Two very different travel bans, in style and substance

President Trump?s second attempt at an executive order banning travel from some Middle Eastern countries was almost everything that his first ban was not.

// House GOP releases bill to dismantle Obamacare

The package would scale back the government?s role in helping people afford coverage and likely leave more Americans uninsured.

Developer Kenneth Guscott (center) with his brother Cecil (left) and his daughter Lisa in 2015. Guscott was killed Monday in a fire at his Milton home.

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Prominent Boston developer, father-in-law killed in Milton fire

Kenneth Guscott, 91, a key figure in the revival of Dudley Square in Roxbury, was killed in a blaze at the family?s home.

//[1]-3125.jpg Interview between Stephanopoulos, Trump aide gets tense

The crackling exchange between George Stephanopoulos and Sarah Huckabee Sanders was unusual for morning TV.

Michael A. Cohen

// Trump?s journey down the crazy tree

This weekend Donald Trump fell off the crazy tree and hit every branch on the way down.

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Together for 97 years, twin sisters meet tragic end

The twins ? who both died when they apparently fell outside during a frigid night ? lived with grace, integrity, and a warm openness.

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Will women go on strike on Wednesday?

Women are being encouraged to skip work and ditch domestic duties. But will they?

// At least 93 employees made $1m or more at Mass. nonprofits

The highest pay in Massachusetts in 2014 was $13.8 million, which went to the president and CEO of Harvard Management Company.

// UMass president urges support for international scholars

?Closing our minds and our borders does nothing to make us stronger or safer,? Marty Meehan said.

Ben Carson describes slaves as ?immigrants,? sparking backlash

A HUD department spokesman dismissed the criticism, saying the interpretation of Carson?s remarks was incorrect.


How was the film on the Patriots? Super Bowl win made?

We?ll spare you any spoilers from the DVD ? there are a few moments not seen elsewhere ? and instead detail a related process.

On Thursday, Middlebury College in Vermont became engulfed in a heated controversy after protesters attempted to shut down a speech by controversial social scientist Charles Murray.

?I feared for my life?: Professor responds to Middlebury protests

?What transpired instead felt like a scene from ?Homeland? rather than an evening at an institution of higher learning,? Allison Stanger wrote.



Crossroads Irish Pub closes for good

?Three years after reopening, we are sad to announce that Crossroads Irish Pub has officially closed,? wrote leaders of the Beacon Street pub.


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

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// Trump Today: Fallout from wiretap accusation

Trump is keeping a low profile at the White House, with no events on his busy schedule open to the press, even for photo opportunities.

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? News: A look at what happened yesterday

? Social media: What Trump has been tweeting

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// The shameful selling of Ryan Owens

Washington specializes in orchestrating spurious displays of emotion.

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// 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.


// Documenting Hate: Submit an incident you know about

If you have been a victim or witnessed a hate incident, share your information here so we can investigate.


// How a biotech billionaire used a donation to boost his business

The contract for Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong?s gift ensured that $10 million came back to his company.

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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.