Legislative leaders aiming for 40 percent pay hikes

House Speaker Robert DeLeo.

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The proposed salary hike would give them around $142,000 annual salaries.

President Trump

Ground Game

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For a moment there, weeks before he was sworn in, it appeared that Donald Trump was beginning to get something of a honeymoon.

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer.


Spicer again says inauguration was most-watched ever

Donald Trump?s press secretary said that if Internet live streams are taken into account, more people watched the inauguration than any other.

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President Trump?s nominee for secretary of state was approved by a Senate committee after Marco Rubio announced his support.

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The trade deal was the cornerstone of President Obama?s attempt to counter China?s influence in Asia.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/23/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_baker2_met.jpg Why Charlie Baker missed the Women?s March

Governor Charlie Baker said it was not a conscious choice he made not to attend Saturday?s Boston Women?s March.

Evan Horowitz

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President Trump?s promise to rewrite the trade agreement with Canada and Mexico could disrupt whole sectors of the US economy.

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Rain from a coastal storm expected during the evening commute will be accompanied by winds gusting as high as 70 miles per hour.

Atlanta, GA - 09/29/13 - (4th quarter) New England Patriots tight end Michael Hoomanawanui (47) pounces on an onside kick making sure there would not be a repeat of the first onside kick which the Atlanta Falcons recovered. The New England Patriots play the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, GA. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Shalise Manza Young, Topic: 30Patriots-Falcons, LOID: 6.2.1457852228.

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It?s hard to get pumped up about a Super Bowl against . . . Atlanta

The Falcons aren?t the Packers or Cowboys, and there is little sports history between Boston and Atlanta.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/23/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/greenhouse_24falsealarm-2_metro-4818.jpg ?I?m drunk. I?m stupid. I?m a Pats fan.?

Dennis Harrison allegedly pulled a fire alarm inside the hotel where the Steelers were staying on a dare.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/23/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Kevin_Cullen_150px-4782.jpg Sounding the alarm on Alarmgate

Every sentient American outside of New England, and certainly all the crack investigators in NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell?s office, know why the Patriots won.

President Donald Trump in the Oval Office on Monday.

So, is Donald Trump going to attend the Super Bowl?

It?s been well documented that President Donald Trump is pals with many big Patriots names, including Tom Brady, Bill Belichick, and Robert Kraft.

Alex Speier

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Brady connected with nine different receivers all over the field on short, intermediate, and deep routes.

Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn answers questions at the football team's practice facility in Flowery Branch, Ga., Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. The Falcons will play the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl on Sunday Feb. 5. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Falcons coach is wary of Patriots? attack and their aura

Dan Quinn has a Super Bowl ring (from Seattle) and knows it is important not to be intimidated.

PharmaLogics employees joined CEO Megan Driscoll and Dan Price, CEO of Gravity Payments (center), at a company gathering.

David L. Ryan/Globe Staff

Big pay raises bring big benefits, Quincy firm decides

Inspired by Dan Price of Gravity Payments in Seattle, PharmaLogics raised its base pay 33 percent, and is reaping the benefits.

Cheryl Fiandaca (right, with Dawn Hayes of Milton) served as master of ceremonies for the Harvesting Hope gala and fund-raiser in Quincy this past October.


Cheryl Fiandaca leaves 7News

The investigative reporter says she enjoyed her three years at WHDH-TV.

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Certain 12-ounce bottles of the brewery?s beers were recalled after a packaging flaw that could cause glass to break off.


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According to Internet Movie Database, Medford-bred actress Julianne Nicholson will play Harding?s former coach Diane Rawlinson.


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Opinion & Ideas

Charles Taylor

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Journalism that refuses a reasonable and obvious judgment has abandoned not journalistic ethics, but common sense.

Special reports

Brendan Lynch/Globe Staff


Tom Brady: Superfreak?

We break down, body part by body part, what science suggests the average 39-year-old human encounters, and how Brady might be defying those expectations.

Life sciences

STAT, a national publication from Boston Globe Media Partners, covers health, medicine, and life sciences.


The Desperate and the Dead | Part 7

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One Texas city took on mental health as a community and became a national model. Why can?t Mass. do the same?

The story behind ?Spotlight?

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?Spotlight? is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

Real Estate

6 kitchen island ideas for the middle of your dream kitchen

Everyone knows kitchen islands are versatile. They lend extra countertop storage space, play the role of low-key kitchen table, and serve as a perfect backdrop for buffet lines?all while often providing additional space for prepping, seating, and even home-working on school nights.