Boston to unveil transportation plan for future

It calls for fewer cars on the road, heavy reliance on public transit, and lots of ?microhubs.?

// Together for 97 years, twin sisters meet tragic end

Jean Haley and Martha Williams, who both were found dead after a frigid night, lived with grace, integrity, and a warm openness.

// Mom charged with leaving son on road in brutal cold

Marina Johnson is accused of kicking the child out of the car on a windy night when it was in the 20s.

// Prominent Boston developer, father-in-law die 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.


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Understanding the proposal for replacing Obamacare

It reaches into virtually every corner of the health care marketplace, with tweaks and innovations likely to affect millions.

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.

// Tourist areas fear a worker shortage under visa rules

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

// Ben Carson describes slaves as ?immigrants,? sparking backlash

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

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

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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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An Eastern Bank ad (above) is prominently displayed on a Southeast Expressway billboard in Dorchester.

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Ads show Eastern Bank?s true colors on social issues

At a time when many companies are trying to sidestep political controversy, the bank is embracing its socially liberal bent.

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Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (right) beat Clippers center DeAndre Jordan to the hoop in the first half.

Clippers 116, Celtics 102

After blowing 3rd-quarter lead, Isaiah Thomas questions Celtics? lineup moves

?For the most part I try to let [Brad Stevens] coach,? said Thomas, who later added: ?We can?t be experimenting in Game 63.?

Tens of thousands of people filled Boston Common for the Women's March for America on Jan. 21.

Will women go on strike on Wednesday?

Women are being encouraged to skip work and ditch domestic duties.

// UMass president urges support for international scholars

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

Casey Anthony looked at a portrait of her with her late daughter, Caylee, in her Florida home.

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Casey Anthony speaks about her daughter?s death for first time

Her responses ultimately raised more questions than answers about the case that captivated the nation.

// Photos show Obama?s inauguration crowd was bigger than Trump?s

The National Park Service released hundreds of ground and aerial photographs of the Jan. 20 inauguration.

// Springfield?s Union Station, shut since 1970s, is reopened for $95m

More than four decades after it closed , the station is primed for a revival.


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.

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.


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// Trump?s journey down the crazy tree

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

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.


// 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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Look how this South End loft-style condo evolved to suit a young family

Interior designer Jennifer Glickman of Glickman Design Studio knew from the start that working on this 1,650-square-foot, two-bedroom, two-bathroom space in Boston?s South End would be fun and unconventional.


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Travel in style and luxury with the 2016 Volkswagen Passat SEL

Sometimes you wonder about coincidences. Do these things happen to everyone? In December, a 2016 Volkswagen Passat S?the base model?wound up as our test vehicle during some nice late-fall weather back in Boston. We liked it as a value proposition, citing good performance, economy, styling, and outstanding interior and trunk space. The downside? The smallish [?]