Mass. joins other states to fulfill US pledges on carbon

Charlie Baker said he was reiterating the state?s plans to go even further than the emission reduction targets of the Paris Climate Agreement.

// Kerry says Trump?s decision was ?a day of craven ignorance?

John Kerry reflects on President Trump?s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, which Kerry spent years working on.

// Charlie who? Democrats focus ire toward Trump

To eject Baker, the party will have to channel fury from a new wave of party activists.

Trump officials won?t say whether the president believes in climate change

Scott Pruitt was asked the same question over and over and over during a Friday briefing with reporters: Does President Trump still believe global warming is a hoax?

// State?s clean-tech sector says president?s moves a ?symbolic blow?

The bigger threat, Mass. clean-tech leaders say, can be found in a recently released federal energy budget that proposes drastic cuts to research funding.

// Gorsuch hails ?rule of law? in Harvard appearance

Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch acknowledges that there is ??a lot of skepticism about the rule of law.?

Tom Gerhardt was one of the shipwrights working to to restore the Ernestina-Morrissey.

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The oldest surviving Grand Banks fishing schooner is rising once again

The restoration of the 19th-century vessel, the flagship of Massachusetts since 1983, resurrects a seaworthy ambassador for the state.

//[1].jpg At ?Wonder Woman? premiere, feminists and superhero fans

?Wonder Woman,? the first female superhero film directed by an actual real-life woman, hadn?t even opened yet when it sparked controversy.

// Oops: Supreme Court mistakenly threatens to disbar Mass. Bar Association leader

The nation?s high court is acknowledging that it made an embarrassing blunder last month.

// Eversource enters water business with Aquarion acquisition

New England?s largest energy utility, based in Boston and Hartford, unveiled a deal to acquire Aquarion Water Co. for $880 million.

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A shared distant past leads to a new bond for a 92-year-old

Thousands of miles from Kenya, a rehab patient and her nurse share fond memories of a place they both love.


// Deepening concerns about today?s MTA

Sometimes little things send big signals.

// Five things you should know about Rob Sheppard

The language teacher and nonprofit program director is tackling the problem of long waiting lists for English as a second language classes that are free.

The Bella Bond trial

Nestor Ramos

// Behind Bella?s death, a Bible and a book of lies

The only two people who could know how Bella Bond died faced each other Friday, in a courtroom filled with despair.

// ?He said he would kill me,? Rachelle Bond says of ex-boyfriend during testimony

Bond delivered her horrific testimony in Michael McCarthy?s Suffolk Superior Court trial, which began Tuesday.


// Alec Asher, Orioles shut down Red Sox

Rick Porcello allowed three runs in six innings but saw his record drop to 3-7.

// Bill Maher uses racial slur on ?Real Time?

The HBO late-night host drew quick and widespread condemnation Friday night for using a racial epithet in an interview with Senator Ben Sasse.


// Michael Che opens Wilbur Theatre show by tackling ?racist city? comment controversy

The comedian said he was surprised his comment about Boston being ?the most racist city I?ve ever been to? caused so much commotion.

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What?s cooking? Culinary vacations in New England

Here are four getaway spots that offer hands-on cooking lessons and access to top chefs.

//,geoffrey.jpg Oxford man sets record by eating 36 pepperoni rolls

The Massachusetts resident ate three dozen of the rolls in just 10 minutes, clinching a gut-busting victory at a recent contest.


// Tom Brady, Best Buddies bar Globe photographer from charity event

The Pats QB was participating in an annual charity event at Harvard Stadium.

// How a kid from Ayer became a YouTube sensation

Jessica Clements is a professional model, with sharp cheekbones and freckled skin. And now, the 23-year-old Ayer native can add YouTube star to her resume.

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Opinion & Ideas

Indira A.R. Lakshmanan

// Mr. Trump, you don?t know Pittsburgh like I know Pittsburgh

Since Trump and his speechwriters didn?t do their homework before citing Pittsburgh, let me educate them.

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// Former top Mass. lawmaker often helped his business, family

Former House assistant majority leader Garrett Bradley had a pattern of taking actions that advanced his business and personal interests.


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// 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.


// 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.


// Compression tights fail to curb runners? muscle fatigue

Nike funded a study to learn whether compression tights (like those it sells) help runners go farther, faster. Turns out, they don?t.