Baker targets Trump, without saying his name

Gov. Charlie Baker delivering the State of the Commonwealth address in the house chamber of the State House.

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The governor also used Tuesday?s speech to highlight his ability to work with a Democratic-dominated state legislature.

// Robert Mueller?s next step: Trying to interview Trump

The special counsel wants to talk to the president about the firings of James Comey and Michael Flynn.

Demonstrators held illuminated signs during a rally supporting the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program outside the US Capitol building last week.

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Battle over Dreamers and immigration is far from over

Perhaps most importantly, President Trump?s position remained anyone?s guess.

// The fight for Amazon?s HQ2 moves to the next stage

State and city officials are speaking with officials from the e-commerce giant about the bid to lure its massive new facility to the region.

// Insurers may cut jobs after state cuts back on health plan options

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Tufts Health Plan are bracing for a huge drop in revenues once state employees will no longer be able to enroll in them.

Lisa Davenport bottle fed calves on her family's dairy farm in Shelburne.

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The demise of a Massachusetts dairy farm

The farms are being thinned out by a combination of development pressures and complex economics.

//[1].jpg Was it ?victim blaming,? or was it a fair investigation?

MassBike says the tractor-trailer driver whose vehicle ran over a bicyclist in 2015 should have been charged. Authorities feel otherwise.

// Trooper suspended without pay in no-show payroll probe

State Police say the ongoing investigation will be run ?in consultation? with Attorney General Maura Healey?s office.

// Convicted murderer?s family sees hope in new trial

John Feroli, sent to prison in 1986, asked for bail Tuesday in the run-up to his trial next month.

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Kyrie Irving and the Celtics didn?t hold onto Julius Randle long enough Tuesday, as he had 14 points and 14 rebounds in the Lakers? 108-107 home victory.

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Lakers 108, Celtics 107

Celtics stumble late, extending losing streak to 4 games

Marcus Smart?s 27-foot heave at the buzzer wasn?t good.


// With the Eagles, expect the unexpected

The QB?s injury takes some of the sizzle out of the Super Bowl, but the Eagles rebounded behind Nick Foles.

// Is a hat blessed by Pope Francis helping the Patriots win?

Joseph Ventimiglia said his uncle believes the cap might bring the home team good fortune during the Super Bowl.


// Mark Wahlberg prayed for the Eagles, but is picking the Patriots

The actor isn?t sure if he?ll go to the Super Bowl.

// Baseball?s Hall makes its calls today. Will Roger Clemens get in?

The Rocket, dogged by claims he used performance-enhancing drugs, was on 54.1 percent of writers? ballots in 2017, well short of the required 75 percent.

A wolf ran on the frozen Bersimis reservoir in northern Quebec.

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Reporter?s notebook

On the hunt for a story in the wilderness, a reporter saw nature at its wildest

As wolves closed in, a moose had nowhere left to hide.

// Food operas elevate the art of eating

For Ben Houge, who teaches at Berklee College of Music, food is an art that deserves its own soundtrack.


How white is Oscar?

Since 2000, there have been 72 actors and actresses who won Academy Awards. Sixty are white.

// A man tried to sneak $10k past Logan agents by sewing cash into his pants. He failed

Customs agents seized more than $29,000 from a 51-year-old man who flew into Logan International Airport Thursday.

// Daily fantasy sports companies could see 15 percent tax on revenues

The charge would be among the highest in the nation for the young industry.

// Harvard graduate students make new bid to unionize

Events of the past year have made the need for cohesion among student workers more clear than ever, organizers say.

// ?Me too,? Chinese women say. Not so fast, say the censors

The women are going up against not just a male-dominated culture but also the ruling Communist Party.

Netflix, the world?s largest online TV network, added 24 million customers in 2017, its global total now 117.6 million.

Netflix?s value tops $100b, matching Goldman Sachs

The world?s largest online TV network has reported its strongest year of subscriber growth to date.

// The Season Ticket podcast

Joe Sullivan and Scott Thurston talk about the outlook for Rob Gronkowski, and Tara Sullivan discusses her feature on NHL player Brian Boyle and his cancer battle.

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// Has Beacon Hill already botched the Rosenberg investigation?

Critical witnesses are backing away in the investigation of the former state Senate president.


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