Gorsuch confirmation hearing

With ?nuclear option,? GOP ends filibuster of Supreme Court picks

Mitch McConnell.

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The GOP unilaterally rewrote Senate?s rules to allow President Donald Trump?s nominee to ascend to the Supreme Court, while furious Democrats objected.

R.I.P. Supreme Court Phil A. Buster, 1806-2017

The Supreme Court filibuster died on April 6, 2017. He was 211 years old.

Summer of '67

The summer that changed Boston

The nation was splintering, and Boston wasn?t immune. But something was happening here. Boston had long treated its ball club as an afterthought, but then on Opening Day 1967: the first glimmer of an implausible dream.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/06/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/cullen-9751.jpg Stop erecting speed bumps for Marathon handcyclists

People who gave their limbs for this country should not have to beg to take part in the Boston Marathon.

Opinion | Patrick Downes

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Restrictions have prevented dozens of wounded warriors and civilians with disabilities from participating in the Boston Marathon.


Talking Points

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/13/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Boghosian_14rosenberg3_BIZ.jpg A case for the millionaires tax, a hospital merger, and more business news

A roundup of the most important business news from Thursday.

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More than 8,000 drivers for ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft have been pulled off Mass. roads after failing a new state background check.

A young Indian girl sat on a bed at a hospital on Thursday.

Girl found living with monkeys in Indian forest

The girl, believed to be 10 to 12 years old, was unable to speak, was wearing no clothes, and was emaciated when she was discovered.

Don Rickles.

Comedian Don Rickles dies at 90

For more than half a century, ??Mr. Warmth?? headlined casinos and nightclubs from Las Vegas to Atlantic City, N.J.

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The move is complicated by Russian forces in the country and concerns about US troops deployed in Syria fighting ISIS, officials said.

Indira A.R. Lakshmanan

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/06/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Indira%20lakshmanan%20(1)-3290.jpg Trump can?t send a message if he doesn?t have one

President Trump?s foreign policy is based on gut feelings, not on weighing difficult problems based on facts and expertise.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived at President Trump?s Mar-a-Lago estate to discuss North Korea?s nuclear ambitions.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/06/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/RinaldiFeature03-002.jpg Thunderstorms could spawn tornado in Southeastern Mass.

A powerful weather system dumped buckets of rain on Massachusetts Thursday.

/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/06/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Image1.tif MIT study shows deeper look at how memories are stored

The seeds of both short-term and long-term recollections are planted nearly simultaneously in the brains of mice.

Capital Source

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/05/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Boghosian_15wegraduate9_REG-18864-11760-11912.jpg In the past, Setti Warren has had two liens and a license suspension

One of the Newton mayor?s past liens placed his residence at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue (yes, the White House).


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/06/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/suarez_07diningOleana_G_007.jpg Oleana wins 2017 Munch Madness by six votes

The Cambridge icon edged out the South End?s Myers + Chang by perhaps the closest margin in Munch Madness history.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/30/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Advance/Images/08.VaseofFlowers_HenriMatisse.jpg The Weekender: Matisse, Mariah, and magic

Michael Andor Brodeur?s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.



//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/03/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/RinaldiRedSox15-001.jpg Tom Brady fed glass to David Blaine, and there?s video to prove it

When Brady jokingly put the glass to his mouth, Gisele promptly said ?stop!? in Portugese. (Thankfully, he listened.)


Sale of Revolutionary war hero?s home sparks battle in Danvers

The Putnam family would like the house returned to them, but the Danvers Historical Society wants to sell.

Trump Today

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Welcome to Trump Today, a one-stop entry point for the latest news on the 45th president of the United States.

Opinion & Ideas

Joan Wickersham

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In Canada, ?if you need help, you get it.?


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An afternoon recap of the day?s most important business news, delivered Monday through Friday.

Address: Spring House Hunt

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/06/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/realestate.jpg Advice on taking real estate photos from a Pulitzer-winning photographer

In America, everyone who has a cellphone thinks they are a professional photographer. They are not.

Special reports

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Warwick_BAThero.jpg After a deadly fire, a small town?s trauma remains

When the call went out, none of the Warwick volunteers could have imagined what they?d find.


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


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/06/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/Luhan%20Yang.jpg This Cambridge scientist wants to solve the organ shortage with ?designer pigs?

Luhan Yang is using CRISPR to create ?designer pigs? whose organs can be transplanted into humans.


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