?The storms we?re seeing now, people thought this was decades in the future?

Coastal Massachusetts has seen two hundred-year storms in recent weeks. Yet Boston is only starting to talk about how to protect itself from rising water.

Gloucester, MA 3/4/2018: Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker (right) came to Gloucester today to inspect some of the areas that were affected by the weekend storm. He is pictured getting soaked by a wave while walking on a sea wall at Stage Fort Park with State Senator Bruce Tarr (R-Gloucester) (to his right). Salem News reporter Mary Markos (left) is getting hit by the same wave while shooting video, and she is about to fall into the water herself (next photo). (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

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Storm recovery continues two days after nor?easter

Thousands of people remained without power Sunday after a powerful storm struck the Massachusetts coast Friday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/02/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_storm12_met.jpg Group protests city?s development amid climate change

About 30 people gathered outside the Aquarium MBTA stop, where storm waters surged into the station Friday, to call on the city to better protect residents from rising sea levels.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/04/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/0813c3671aa44976b91589afb0361544-0813c3671aa44976b91589afb0361544-2841.jpg In a jokey speech to GOP donors, Trump praises China?s Xi for ditching term limits

Experts around the world say term limits are an essential hallmark of a functional democracy. On Saturday, President Trump hinted that he may have other ideas.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/04/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/5332a883-1be3-43b8-98ea-b1689da4ec0d.jpg Did Melania Trump merit an ?Einstein visa?? Probably, immigration lawyers say

It is known as the ?Einstein visa.? Nuclear scientists, Nobel laureates and doctors get it. But so do acrobats, stunt men, event planners ? and plenty of models.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/03/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/Rex_Fed_Chair_Powell_presents_Moneta_9446080C.jpg Elizabeth Warren watches as dream is dismantled

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

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/01/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/RinaldiFarrowSt01.jpg On the street where he lived, fear grew slowly

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

//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.

Congressman John Lewis stands on the Edmund Pettus Bridge on Sunday, March 4, 2018, in Selma, Ala., during the annual commemoration of

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Alabama?s ?Bloody Sunday? racial violence of 1965 remembered

A bipartisan group including Rep. John Lewis of Georgia led the crossing of the Edmund Pettus Bridge.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/04/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/8321e7033ce2414ea6cfd6abc531d7b7-783963170a94418d949d96bc7c6e1b73-0.jpg West Virginia teachers: No raise, no school; strike goes on

Unions representing West Virginia teachers and service personnel say they will stay out on strike after the state Senate voted to cut the 5 percent pay raise they had negotiated.

Wanderful founder Beth Santos in Chichen Itza, Mexico.

Wanderful unites women who love solo travel, and inspires others to give it a try

In the community-sourced housing likeness of Couchsurfing and Airbnb, Wanderful?s program offers rooms and full units for women travelers provided by women hosts.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/04/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/Untitled-6619.jpg Hope Hicks gets the spotlight on ?Saturday Night Live?

Hicks, portrayed by Cecily Strong, explained why she was stepping down as White House communications director.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/04/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/trumpsnl-6616.jpg ?SNL? usually avoids parodying tragedy, but then Trump said he?d confront a school shooter unarmed

??Saturday Night Live?? used President Trump to bridge the gap between the tragic and the ridiculous.

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

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/04/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/AFP_11V1UL.jpg Oscars to bring an unpredictable awards season to a close

The ceremony, to be hosted again by Jimmy Kimmel, will be the crescendo of one of Hollywood?s most tumultuous awards seasons ever.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/04/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/AFP_Y63G1.jpg Ryan Seacrest could face as many questions as he asks at the Oscars

Though he will be the one holding the microphone, Ryan Seacrest may face as many questions as the celebrities he interviews Sunday at the Academy Awards red carpet.

Ty Burr

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/03/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/burr.png-1683[1].jpg #TimesUp for predictable Oscars

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

A worker takes away the plastic cover of a statue on the red carpet a few hours before the


2018 Oscars: What to expect

Gazing fondly at Hollywood?s onscreen history, while repudiating the film industry?s appalling treatment of women behind the scenes.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/01/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/levine%20hero.jpg Inside the ?cult? that catapulted conductor James Levine?s career

They were known as ?Levinites? ? the young musical acolytes who bent to the will of James Levine in all things, back when the conductor was the brightest emerging star in conducting. From the outside, it seemed a charmed circle; the reality inside was otherwise: dark, sexually charged, and often demeaning.

//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 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.

Globe Magazine | Charles P. Pierce

The twilight of the Patriots? dynasty has finally arrived

For almost two decades, the Patriots have torched opponents and fired up New England?s sports fans. Now the clock is ticking down.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/02/16/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/PenguinRandomHouse_25astralweeks_01_art.jpg An ?Astral Weeks? origin story, told 50 years after Van Morrison fled to Boston

Ryan Walsh has turned his fan obsession into a book that places the creation story of Morrison?s legendary album against the backdrop of the city?s flourishing counterculture.

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


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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

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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.