Comey confirms probe of possible collusion with Russia

The bombshell confirmation from the FBI director drew a defiant response from the White House, including a tweet from President Trump.

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House Speaker Paul Ryan spoke about the American Health Care Act with other Republican leaders last week.

GOP leaders tweak health bill as conservatives repeat opposition

Republican leaders made changes to the bill, but the head of a House conservative group said there still aren?t enough votes to pass the measure.


// Lawmakers focus on 3 big questions for Comey, Rogers

When FBI Director James Comey and NSA chief Mike Rogers testified Monday, the surreal conversation seemed more like a Hollywood movie than typical C-SPAN TV fare.

Michael A. Cohen

// Welcome to Donald Trump?s bizarro America

In bizarro America, Donald Trump?s unsubstantiated charge against Barack Obama is not a scandal.

James Comey testified today that he hates the Patriots

The FBI director was measured and careful with his words Monday. Except on one topic.

Spicer says Trump won?t withdraw wiretap claim after Comey comments

Sean Spicer said more information might be forthcoming.

// First daughter Ivanka Trump gets a West Wing office

Cementing her role as a powerful White House influence, Ivanka Trump is working out of the West Wing and will get access to classified information.

// US to reportedly ban electronic devices on flights from some countries

Passengers traveling to the US from certain countries on foreign carriers will no longer be allowed to carry their laptops, tablets, and other devices with them.

// Warren questions hiring of for-profit-college officials

Senator Elizabeth Warren is asking Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to explain the hiring of two officials with ties to the for-profit-college industry.


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// High speed Internet at a low price, court battle over a golf ball, more

There?s exciting news for consumers looking for faster Internet that won?t break the bank, plus more business headlines.


// Public hearing doesn?t solve much for smoky marijuana law

Massachusetts revenue officials predicted that taxes on retail pot sales will bring in more than $100 million each year.

// Witness says Hernandez asked ?What?s up now?? before opening fire

Alexander Bradley calmly told of how Aaron Hernandez allegedly fired into a BMW stopped on a South End street in 2012.

A Newburyport-bound MBTA commuter rail train out of Boston pulled in to the station in Rowley, Mass., earlier this month.

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Baker shelves proposal to eliminate all weekend commuter service

The move from the governor is an abrupt shift that follows an outcry from riders and political leaders.

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// The poor fare better in Mass., even though inequality abounds

When it comes to pay, educational achievement, and housing affordablity, Massachusetts outperforms most of the nation.

FILE-- After leaving his office at Chase Manhattan Bank, David Rockefeller heads uptown to a private luncheon in a cadillac limousine in New York, Nov. 21, 1973. Rockefeller, the banker and philanthropist with the fabled family name who controlled Chase Manhattan bank for more than a decade and wielded vast influence around the world even longer as he spread the gospel of American capitalism, died on March 20, 2017, at his home in Pocantico Hills, N.Y. He was 101. Eddie Hausner/The New York Times)


David Rockefeller was called ?chairman of the American establishment?

David Rockefeller traveled so widely to meet foreign leaders that Fortune magazine described him in 1977 as ?the nation?s leading business statesman.?

// Chicken & Rice Guys? Downtown Crossing location officially opens

The popular purveyors of halal chicken have officially opened their Downtown Crossing location ? albeit a couple months late.



// Celtics gain separation on Wizards

Boston took a 2½-game lead over Washington for the East?s No. 2 seed and split the season series.

Tom Brady led the Patriots to a 34-28 victory in Super Bowl LI.

Police say they have recovered Tom Brady?s Super Bowl jersey

The suspect is a Mexican journalist who has resigned, and his newspaper issued an apology.


// Ray Allen wasn?t invited to a Celtics reunion

The 2008 Celtics are getting together this summer, but Ray Allen isn?t invited.

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// Trump Today: President doesn?t hold back on hearings

?This story is FAKE NEWS and everyone knows it,? the president tweeted in what appeared to be preemptive response to the James Comey hearing.

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// Russia probe needs independent overseer

Monday?s congressional testimony served as an embarrassing rebuke of President Trump.


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New York authorities are probing how a famed prostate specialist manages his vast patient load.


// Documenting Hate: Submit an incident you know about

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// Demand surges for clinicians serving transgender youth

At the 30-plus clinics for transgender youth across the US, doctors can barely keep up.