Deadly Milton blaze was sparked by electrical fire

The fire that killed two people, including a prominent Boston developer, began in a second-floor bedroom.

// More threats target Boston-area Jewish day schools

Three Jewish institutions in Massachusetts were targeted Tuesday as part of a sixth wave of bomb threats that have affected centers across the country.

// Boston Teachers Union accuses city of gender bias in contract talks

The Boston Teachers Union accused the city of not taking contract talks seriously because the union is made up mostly of women.

The Trump administration

// FBI director asked to testify in House panel?s Russia-Trump probe

James Comey has been asked to testify before the intelligence committee for its first public hearing on Russia?s interference in the 2016 election.

// Trump held a two-hour virtual conversation with ?Fox & Friends?

??Fox & Friends?? seems to be President Trump?s new favorite show, and the hosts are well aware of it.

// Conservative groups slam Obamacare replacement bill

A powerful conservative backlash is threatening to sink the new Republican health care bill less than 24 hours after its launch.

// R.I. lawmaker surprised by ?insane amount of drinking? at State House

Lawmakers recently took shots on the floor of the House of Representatives to celebrate Dominican Republic Independence Day, Moira Walsh said.

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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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Opinion | Mike Ross

Finally, Boston architecture gets its act together

Boston?s developing skyline has been an unsettling display of profound mediocrity.

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Michael A. Cohen

// With new health care plan, GOP embraces its Scrooge image

Since the 1930s, the Republican Party has been largely seen as a party focused on the interests of big business and the wealthy.

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The 58 transportation projects Boston wants to tackle

Proposals include launching new ferry routes, protecting MBTA stations and roadways from rising seas, and extending subway lines.


Ben Volin | On football

// Brandin Cooks makes sense for Patriots, but what don?t we know?

The Patriots reportedly made a trade offer for the talented young receiver, but there are some red flags.

// Patriots tender three players, including tackle Cam Fleming

Also tendered were two exclusive-rights free agents, CB Justin Coleman and TE Matt Lengel.

Devin Suau wore a police hat after being sworn in as honorary chief.

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6-year-old boy with cancer becomes Framingham police chief for a day

Devin Suau, a six-year-old battling cancer, is spending Tuesday as Framingham?s Police Chief.

// ?It?s like a reprieve.? Patient in right-to-die case gets good news

Defying the odds, Dr. Roger Kligler?s most recent blood tests show the levels of his metastatic prostate cancer have significantly declined.

Streamers filled the air after Boston investment firm Eaton Vance announced it has signed on to sponsor the Boston Pops July 4th concert on the Esplanade for three years.

Talking Points Newsletter

Pops march ?Fourth? with new sponsor, Zuckerberg returns to Harvard, more

There may be investment firms with bigger household names, but Eaton Vance is about to become a lot more recognizable in Boston.


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

Trump Today

// Trump Today: A ?wonderful? new health care bill

President Trump praised the House GOP?s Obamacare replacement bill early Tuesday.

? Schedule: Where the president is today

? News: A look at what happened yesterday

? Social media: What Trump has been tweeting

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Lori K. Sidman and Mark Sokoll

// Security, trust, and telephone terrorism

The threats made against Jewish Community Centers are a reminder that acts of hate against any one group affect us all.

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.

Real Estate

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 [?]