Dershowitz has Trump?s ear with criticism of Mueller

Alan Dershowitz, the longtime liberal Harvard professor, has emerged as a confidant of President Trump with his outspoken criticism of Special Counsel Robert Mueller and the FBI.

// No bail for Fitchburg couple after daughter dies

The mother of a girl who died after being found unresponsive in the family home Tuesday allegedly told her 9-year-old son not to call 911.

// Pope admits he made ?grave errors? in Chile sex abuse case

Pope Francis summoned all of Chile?s bishops to the Vatican for an emergency summit to discuss the scandal and he invited victims to Rome to beg their forgiveness.

// Why is the government investigating early decision at elite colleges?

The investigation has ensnared several New England colleges and left experts befuddled about what message the Trump administration is sending.

//[1].jpg Mark Zuckerberg couldn?t stop mentioning his Harvard dorm room during Facebook testimony

A lot of people noticed ? including one senator.

// The design of the Winthrop Square tower just got more dramatic

Millennium Partners has shared new images with a city panel, showing off a 690-foot building that almost looks like two distinct towers.

The interior of a Dunkin' Donuts in Hilversom, Netherlands. In Europe, stores are designed for customers who are in the habit of sitting and enjoying their coffee rather than taking it to go.

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Pork, wasabi cheese, or Kit Kat doughnuts? Dunkin? adapts for international tastes

The one flavor that?s available in every store in every country is Boston Cream.

// Incubator aims to invest in its biotech tenants, too

When Alexandria LaunchLabs opens in Kendall Square, it will feature a twist that makes it different from any other incubator in the world.

// Could Mount Ida College have stayed open?

Before financially strapped Mount Ida College struck a deal with UMass Amherst, the college rejected an offer from nearby Lasell College.

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Boston, MA: 4/11/18: The Yankees Aaron Judge has Red Sox pitcher Joe Kelly in a headlock dUring the seventh inning brawl. The Boston Red Sox hosted the New York Yankees in a regular season MLB baseball game at Fenway Park. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)



Brawl is just what Red Sox-Yankees rivalry needed

It was something to make you look forward to the Thursday night game between the Red Sox and Yankees.

Boston, MA: 4/11/18: Red Sox pitcher Joe Kelly punches the Yankees Tyler Austin after he charged the mound in the 7th inning. The Boston Red Sox hosted the New York Yankees in a regular season MLB baseball game at Fenway Park. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)


Joe Kelly said ?Let?s go,? Red Sox stood united, and Yankees rivalry is reborn

Gary Sanchez hit two home runs to power the Yankees in a game that featured a pair of bench-clearing incidents.


// Under Don Sweeney, Bruins reemerged as an NHL power

The general manager used a deft mix of youth and experience, plus a vital coaching change, to invigorate the team.

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., announces he will not run for re-election at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, April 11, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)


Paul Ryan fails and bails

The House speaker lacked the courage and the principles to be an effective leader in the age of Trump.

// Mass. ACLU sues Trump administration, citing ?bait and switch? immigration policy

Lawsuit centers on detentions, or threats to detain, of undocumented immigrants who are following a legal path to seek permanent residency through their American spouses.

Yvonne Abraham

// Tom Ashbrook?s apology not accepted

The op-ed by the former WBUR radio host is not nearly enough for the men and women who summoned the courage to join the complaint against their former boss.

A commenter calls out Tom Ashbrook after column

?There is no room in an apology for asserting that you have ?listened,? or ?owned it,? or become ?better,? or ?paid a price.? Let others be the judge of that. An apology cannot be followed by self-congratulation.? Read the whole comment here.

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A portion of the Boylston Street sidewalk was extended to accommodate the memorials to the Marathon bombing victims.

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The city wanted to unveil a Marathon memorial this Monday. Here?s why it?s still in the works

City officials had pledged last year that the markers would be unveiled this month, but the work has taken longer than expected.

Brighton, MA -- 4/08/2018 - Christine Yost, 35, of Brighton poses for a portrait with her Boston Marathon medal at her apartment in Brighton. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: Marathon Reporter:

Rachel G. Bowers

Even the best-laid Boston Marathon plans can go off-course

Mishaps, misjudgments, and medical issues come with the territory between Hopkinton and Boston.

Love Letters

When does it make sense to move for a long-distance partner?

I happily fled frosty Massachusetts; is it crazy to let love drag me back?

// Atlantic Ocean circulation hasn?t been this sluggish in 1,000 years. What that means for New England

The circulation is critical for fisheries off the U.S. Atlantic coast, a key part of New England?s economy that have seen changes in recent years.

Debuting Love Letters: The Podcast


//[1] The Love Letters podcast: Ditch the ex?s T-shirt, or wear it?

After a breakup, is it better to hold onto relics from the relationship, or to dump them?

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Opinion & Ideas


// Trump?s dangerous ?Twitter Doctrine? in Syria

Going to war in Syria without a plan for managing the conflict and the aftermath is the height of folly.

A new chapter in the story of a terrier who found adventure in Milton

One day, in the friendly little town of Milton, a mysterious visitor arrived out of the blue. No one could say where, exactly, the little dog had come from. But before long, they began spotting it all over town . . .

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As the spring house hunt gets underway and National College Decision Day nears, thoughts are turning to campus housing.

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The Big Picture

Globe staff photos of the month, March 2018

Here?s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers in March: Multiple nor?easters, St. Patrick?s Day, and protesting gun violence.


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