After four weeks of Trump presidency, chaos abounds

In many ways, the nation?s capital on Wednesday appeared utterly normal. But underneath it all is a capital in chaos.

?I?ve been in Congress for a long time. I?ve never seen anything like this,? Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said.

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Tensions on Capitol Hill rise even higher

Democrats redoubled demands for investigations of the administration?s ties to Russia, and Republicans found themselves on the defensive.

President Donald Trump during a press conference on Wednesday.

White House plans to have Trump ally review intelligence agencies

Intelligence officials fear the move could curtail their independence and reduce the flow of information that contradicts the president?s views.


// Kellyanne?s a liar and ?SNL? was sexist

The ?Saturday Night Live? skit featuring Kellyanne Conway as a sex- and limelight-obsessed woman was creepy.



// How to keep data leaks from getting out of hand

Privacy-conscious app makers have been working the problem for years, but even the best are still far short of ideal.

// MIT professor working with Uber to address racial bias

An MIT professor said the companies quickly got in touch to talk about research that found a pattern of discrimination in the industry.


// 2 women, 1 man arrested in N. Korean?s death in Malaysia

South Korea?s spy agency, the National Intelligence Service, said Wednesday that North Korea had been trying for five years to kill Kim Jong Nam.


Fred Murray, with children Fred and Julie, listened to a review of the case of his daughter Maura, missing for 13 years.

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?She vanished in what seemed like a blink of an eye?

Thirteen winters ago, Maura Murray crashed her car on a sharp turn in N.H. When a cruiser arrived shortly after, she was gone.

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// Mix of snow and rain to slush up Thursday morning

Thursday should clear out by the afternoon, but that doesn?t mean Boston will get a good look at the sun.

Lahey Clinic.

Tracing Lahey Clinic?s link to Bermuda

Lahey is one of several US hospitals that provide specialty care in Bermuda ? a venture that put it at the center of a federal lawsuit.

Martin Shkreli was scheduled to speak at Harvard Wednesday night.

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Harvard students protest ex-pharma exec Shkreli?s talk

Protests and a false fire alarm disrupted a Harvard event featuring divisive former drug executive Martin Shkreli Wednesday night.



// Expect to see a book and film about TB12

The writers who brought us ?The Fighter? and ?The Finest Hours? are teaming up with two authors to bring the quarterback?s story to life.


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// Celtics defeat 76ers at Garden

Marcus Smart continued his sparkling play with a career-high eight steals to go with 21 points, 5 rebounds, and 5 assists.

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// A Russian shadow grows over the White House

The Trump White House is facing dueling scandals ? both related to Russia.

? Schedule: Where the president is today

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? Social media: What Trump has been tweeting


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// Editorial: Are Senate Republicans finally waking up?

The collapse of Andrew Puzder?s nomination hopefully is a sign that the Republican Senate is waking up.

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// A life taken, but also a life lost

How did 14-year-old Raeshawn Moody wind up becoming among the youngest to face a murder charge in Boston?