The Trump administration

A bombshell confirmation from Comey on Russia

FBI Director James Comey said Monday that the agency has been investigating possible collusion between Russia and Donald Trump?s campaign.

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// Republicans change health bill in a bid to sway members

House GOP leaders unveiled changes to the legislation late Monday that they believe will win over enough members to secure its passage.

// Trump?s weary defenders face fresh worries

Donald Trump?s allies have begun to wonder if his need for self-expression, often on social media, will exceed his instinct for self-preservation


// James Comey and the ?Hillary standard?

Perhaps trying to get his mojo back as a straight shooter, the FBI director did Donald Trump no favors during Monday?s hearing.

James Comey testified that he hates the Patriots

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

Andrew Napolitano in 2011.

Fox pulls Napolitano from air after report on wiretapping claims

Andrew Napolitano made an on-air claim that British officials had helped former president Barack Obama spy on Donald Trump.

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

Sean Spicer said more information might be forthcoming.

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch took his seat for his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee Monday.

Gorsuch faces second day of questioning from Senate panel

Frustrated Democrats are determined to press Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch on everything from abortion and guns to his independence from the president.


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Marijuana taxes could bring in more than $100 million annually

For the first time, state officials offered public estimates of how much money taxes on retail pot sales ? set to begin in July 2018 ? might bring in.

// Harvard Law is now accepting the GRE. Could other schools follow?

Some hope that dropping the LSAT as a requirement nationwide could lead to a larger and more diverse group of lawyers in the field.

// Baker cancels plan to eliminate all weekend commuter service

Governor Baker said he has shelved a proposal to eliminate all weekend commuter rail service ? an abrupt shift that follows an outcry.

// BPD challenges order to reinstate officer accused of harassment

An arbitrator had determined that Officer Helen Bucelewicz had harassed two employees, but said she should not have been fired.


The United Arab Emirates? national carrier says it has not changed its policies regarding electronics in aircraft cabins, suggesting it has not received new directives from American authorities.

Overseas airlines unsure about in-cabin electronics ban

United Arab Emirates? national carrier and Royal Jordanian Airlines said they are waiting for formal instructions before enforcing the ban.


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

Man suspected of stealing Tom Brady?s jersey ID?d as Mexican journalist

The journalist ? who has not been charged ? allegedly used his press credentials to enter the Patriots? locker room and take the jersey.


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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.

Ex-offenders are still having trouble getting jobs

Changes to criminal records laws in Massachusetts have not led to higher employment, a Boston Fed study has found.

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Bigger ships are presenting bigger business opportunities at Boston Harbor

On the shores of larger infrastructure projects, Boston?s commercial harbors are doing what it takes to compete with the country?s busiest ports.

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