Elizabeth Warren watches as dream is dismantled

Senator Elizabeth Warren says she wants ?Mick Mulvaney to follow the law . . . so consumers don?t get cheated.?
Mulvaney, a former congressman, insists he?s carrying out the duties exactly as prescribed in the law.


Trump budget czar Mick Mulvaney is systematically defanging the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau dreamed up by Warren.

Storm gone, and recovery begins

The aftermath of the storm in Scituate.

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

In battered coastal towns, it?s time to clean up

Residents on Saturday sat in homes darkened by power outages or gathered in emergency shelters for warmth and light.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/03/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/afterstorm1.jpg More than 200,000 remain without power

Crews are working to restore power as thousands are still in the dark. Governor Charlie Baker has declared a state of emergency.

Dave Epstein

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/02/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/tlumacki_stormflooding_metro199.jpg One storm goes, and more bad weather is on the way

Some spots might even see snow on Sunday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/01/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/BEDFORD_20180226_PANEL_016.jpg In wake of Spotlight series on race, a growing dialogue emerging

Discussions are popping up in suburban softball leagues, downtown office buildings, and a new ?black space? for diverse cultural offerings in the Seaport.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/03/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/8b8a61a6bf794d8685a947d8fb1c6eb0-8b8a61a6bf794d8685a947d8fb1c6eb0-0.jpg A Trump ally describes the West Wing as ?pure madness?

Aides over the past week have described an air of anxiety and volatility ? with an uncontrollable commander in chief at its center.

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The president offered up what appeared to be good-natured jokes at the Gridiron Club event.

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The special counsel wants to know more about George Nader?s role in White House policymaking.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/03/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/04brookfield_04.jpg DA says West Brookfield deaths are homicides

The bodies of Sara Bermudez, 38, and her three children were found in an upstairs bedroom, officials said.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/03/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/jimmy%20v.jpg Somerville man charged with murder of Chelsea teen

Juan Carlos Matos Figueroa, 21, is accused of killing Jimmy Vasquez in 2017.

The home on Farrow Street where the Yaos live. A sign in a neighboring yard read, ?Hate has no home here.?

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

Jeffrey Yao?s neighbors ask what could have been done

Farrow Street in Winchester is reeling after Yao was accused of a brutal killing at the town?s library.

90th Academy Awards | 8 p.m. (ABC)

Ty Burr

#TimesUp for predictable Oscars

Is the old-fashioned mass-appeal Oscar movie dying? We may find out Sunday night.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/04/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/levine_xref_teze.jpg Inside the ?cult? that catapulted conductor James Levine?s career

At the beginning of the maestro?s 50-year career, Levine ran what some young musicians considered a cult, allegedly making members take loyalty tests and engage in group sex.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/04/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/4152424e2c3641d0b66004a3beda3b57-4152424e2c3641d0b66004a3beda3b57-0.jpg Rockets rally late, stun Celtics

The Celtics were up by 6 points with 3 minutes remaining, but Houston rallied and won its 15th consecutive game.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/02/19/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/shaughnessy1-17186.jpg The Yawkey Way debate continues

If the Red Sox are truly bothered by the Yawkey legacy, why not start by erasing the homage to Thomas A. Yawkey on the Green Monster?

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/03/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/9139428066ad4fb4b977b697fc65e35b-ba80dfa4fdda4bddaa59f71fbc059517-0.jpg Trump?s shifting stance on guns leaves lawmakers baffled

President Trump has ricocheted between calling for tougher laws and declaring his fealty to the Second Amendment.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/03/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/6a74ce08110f4e9eb0ede67a7f5b796b-d2a0ca755e8449ada0d32e6e82cc99f0-0.jpg Trump?s latest target for tariffs: European carmakers

Major trade partners threatened tariffs in retaliation for Trump?s recent moves, but the president wasn?t changing his tune.

Boston Red Sox baseball player J.D. Martinez smiles as he buttons up his jersey during an introductory news conference, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, in Fort Myers, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

John Minchillo/Associated Press


J.D. Martinez is ?completely obsessed with baseball?

?He?s meticulous in how he prepares,? said Scott Boras, Martinez?s agent. ?He has a thirst for information.?

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/30/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/rathe_JeffKinney_liv06-4571_kidsquiz.jpg These are the BPL?s most-lost books

The first installment of Jeff Kinney?s Wimpy Kid series is the Boston Public Library?s most-lost book in the past five years.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/02/28/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/AdobeStock_21800950.jpeg Setting up an IRS online account is well worth your while

It?s one way to keep an eye out for suspicious activity with your federal tax return.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/11/28/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/AP090217054627.jpg Ben (of Ben & Jerry?s fame) arrested for noisy protest in Burlington, Vt.

Ben Cohen, 66, was arrested Saturday for violating a city noise ordinance.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/29/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/df0785f5e7834d80ba7c0992b1364cc7-df0785f5e7834d80ba7c0992b1364cc7-0-2188.jpg Florida python devours deer that weighs nearly 4 lbs. more

Researchers studying invasive Burmese pythons in Florida came upon something they?d never seen before.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/03/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/1715443407fb469887d7fc1ccf2e0fbc-1715443407fb469887d7fc1ccf2e0fbc-0.jpg Roxbury native Wayne Selden?s season derailed by injuries

He?s been limited him to 21 games and he may have to wait until next season to truly make an impact.

Bob Ryan

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/03/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/ryan90-17612.png College sports are completely out of whack

We have allowed a corrupt system to evolve, and why?

Modeling?s glamour hides web of abuse

The fashion industry is built on glamour and allure, but many models, especially the very young, know it for something else: sexual exploitation and abuse.

Opinion & Ideas


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/01/30/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/1-28-2018_LNG_02.jpg Gas-by-train? Beacon Hill opens the door

High natural gas prices caused by pipeline constraints make for a tantalizing business opportunity.


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A Florida symposium provided a rare window into how promoters market scientifically dubious elixirs to seniors.


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The Big Picture

Keith Bedford/Globe Staff

The Big Picture

Globe staff photos of the month, February 2018

Here?s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month.