Trump accepts invitation to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

Kim has ??expressed his eagerness to meet President Trump as soon as possible,?? a South Korean official told reporters.

// 2020 GOP rivals for President Trump on the horizon

The president?s reelection bid may face credible primary challenges from Republican figures.

The  site of the ITER project in southern France. The fusion reactor is expected to go online in 2025.

MIT says nuclear fusion as a practical energy source is less than two decades away

Backed by a $50 million investment, the school has formed a company aimed at developing the groundbreaking technology.

Martha Frias, 53, moved to Boston from the Dominican Republic four months ago, after a nearly eight-year effort to join her mother and siblings here.

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Invisible in any language: Latinos fare worse in Mass. than in other states

The income and home-ownership divide between Latino and white residents is worse here than in any other state.

// St. Paul?s ?badly handled? departure of teacher accused of having relationship with a student

The president of the Concord, N.H., school?s board of trustees, Archibald Cox Jr., sent a letter to the school?s community Thursday.


// Technology is changing everything, and some of it is scary

John Robb, publisher of Global Guerillas, takes an unflinching look at the impact of everything from social media gone amok to drone warfare.

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Mass. housing costs are high, but so are average wages

Forget the historic sights and coastal charm, it?s the fat paychecks that make Massachusetts so great.

// Lawsuits add up over Bristol County jail inmate suicides

The Bristol County House of Correction, which accounts for a quarter of jail suicides statewide, faces a wave of lawsuits from the families of inmates who killed themselves.

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From left, Misael, Kezya, Lisia, and Mauricio Perozin.

The Perozin Family


Making America great again, one ruined family at a time

Marlborough?s Mauricio Perozin is a hard-working family man, which makes him easy pickings for ICE agents.

// Skeptical of LED lights, marijuana growers decry lighting efficiency rule

Officials say tough environmental standards on cannabis cultivation are needed for Massachusetts to meet its climate change goals.

So far, Massachusetts Gaming Commission chairman Stephen Crosby is the only announced candidate for the job of chancellor.

Shirley Leung

Will the next UMass Boston leader be another white male insider?

Stephen Crosby is a smart guy, but we can aim higher and out of the box.

// After not calling a snow day, Cambridge superintendent explains himself

Public schools in Cambridge were in session Thursday, and the district?s superintendent felt the need to explain why.

// Keep your shovels ready. Another storm is lurking offshore

Another storm could hit the region early next week, although forecasters are still uncertain about what it will do.

// Norton seniors left in the cold and dark

Back-to-back nor?easters made the Norton Housing Authority complex lose power twice, leaving elderly and disabled residents without electricity.

Westwood, MA- March 08, 2018: Lineman Jim Wisner, of Indianapolis Power and Light, works on restoring power after a tree took down lines on Gay Street in Westwood, MA on March 08, 2018. (Globe staff photo / Craig F. Walker) section: metro reporter:

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More than 169,000 customers still without power, and more snow could be coming today

Snow squalls are scattered, making it hard to predict exactly where they?ll occur. But when they hit, one to two inches of snow could fall in a very short period of time.

Jaylen Brown drives between the Minnesota Timberwolves' Nemanja Bjelica (left)  and Taj Gibson  in the first half. Brown had 14 points and 5 rebounds in 28 minutes before he left the game because of a hard fall.


Jaylen Brown injured in Celtics? playoff-clinching win

Brown will be monitored for concussion-like symptoms, but for the most part there was great relief among the Celtics that his gruesome-looking fall had not had a more unfortunate result.


// Brad Marchand takes the lead again for Bruins

Marchand broke a 2-2 tie with 22 seconds left, his third straight game with the winning goal.

// Suffolk University makes interim president permanent

Marisa Kelly has been in charge since 2016, after a debacle that led to the abrupt ouster of the previous leader.

Debuting Love Letters: The Podcast

// A breakup: Is it an end, or is it a beginning?

In Season One, Globe advice columnist Meredith Goldstein explores this question through intimate stories of love and heartbreak and confessions from her own life.

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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.

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// Trump?s slapdash tariffs risk trade war

Policies like Donald Trump?s proposed tariffs should at least have dry ink.


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Parkland. Las Vegas. Sutherland Springs. Newtown. On and on: In America, mass shootings have become so familiar that they seem to follow the same sad script.


// Munch Madness 2018: The top restaurants in Boston

A la March Madness, local restaurants are pitted against each other. Vote now to make sure your favorite place wins.

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// Adult brains don?t make new neurons, controversial new study claims

The findings were contrary to dozens of experiments over the last 20 years.