Northern Pass developer ?shocked and outraged? by rejection

The comments come after regulators rejected a hydropower project that would have constructed nearly 200 miles of transmission lines across New Hampshire.

// Number of foreign students studying in US drops

Experts have speculated over the past year that President Trump?s anti-immigrant rhetoric has dissuaded students from coming here, but until now evidence has only been anecdotal.

// Trump to approve release of GOP memo over FBI objections

White House officials say President Donald Trump will clear the way for the publication of a controversial GOP-authored memo, despite objections from the FBI.

// State backs off plan to limit employee health options

After facing an outcry, the agency that controls health benefits for public employees voted to reverse its controversial decision to limit health plan options.

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A 44-story tower is set to break ground, replacing the Garden Garage

Two years after it won city approvals, work on another skyline-altering tower, this one near North Station, is finally set to begin this summer.

// Race, gender put forward as key issues in Boston congressional race

?Look, I cannot be a woman of color. You know?? Congressman Mike Capuano, half-Irish and half-Italian, said.

Capital Source

// This Braintree woman wants the MBTA to put a Rosa Parks tribute on every bus

A Braintree woman is pushing lawmakers to pass legislation that would honor Rosa Parks with a decal or LED display on MBTA buses.

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// For a change, you might actually get to know this Hancock CEO

Marianne Harrison, the first female chief executive in the company?s 156-year history, has no plans to maintain the low profile of her predecessors.

// Westwood student wins recognition for forgotten civil rights mural

Desmond Herzfelder, a junior at Noble and Greenough School, became fascinated by the mural when he wrote a history paper on it last year.

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EDEN PRAIRIE, MN - FEBRUARY 01: Rob Gronkowski #87 of the New England Patriots warms up during the New England Patriots practice on February 1, 2018 at Winter Park in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.The New England Patriots will play the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII on February 4. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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Rob Gronkowski knew he?d be ready for Super Bowl

The Patriots tight end was cleared from the NFL?s concussion protocol on Thursday and was a full participant in practice.

// The Season Ticket podcast

Kim Jones of the NFL Network joins host Chris Gasper from Radio Row inside the Mall of America in Minneapolis.

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// Anatomy of a game plan: How the Patriots do it

Here is a day-by-day breakdown of how the game plan comes together each week.

// Here?s how the jet set is getting to the Super Bowl

Companies that run luxury charter plane services offer clients plenty of amenities ? at sky-high prices.

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// Vote: Which Patriots Super Bowl team would win a tournament?

The only way to find out is to put them in a bracket and let fans vote. So we did.

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Bill Belichick has spent decades building a private paradise on Nantucket

Since 1979, Patriots coach Bill Belichick has acquired and developed more than $10 million in real estate to create a compound on Nantucket for his family and friends.

// In Revere, a lifelong Patriots fan with a baked-in love of Philly pretzels

Inside New England?s only Philly Pretzel Factory outpost is a sight that would make any Eagles fan a little salty.

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// The US needs a sports injury database to help us protect kids

We track drinking and driving, and tobacco illnesses, and use the data to set rules. It?s time to do the same with contact sports.

Steve Wynn stood behind a model of his Everett casino, which when completed would emblazon his name in the sky over the Mystic River.

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Nestor Ramos

Say goodbye to Steve Wynn, and put our money where our #MeToo is

If the Wynn name is emblazoned above the Mystic River, it will be to our enduring shame.

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// The Weekender: Big games, French kicks, and pop smarts

The Globe?s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.

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// Arrival of Russian gas stirs Ukrainian community

It?s been a bad week for efforts to deter Russia?s president, Vladimir Putin.


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// Some clinics allow patients to pay in bitcoin ? but find little demand

A smattering of clinics across the U.S. are allowing patients to pay their medical bills or their copays with bitcoin.