UK was biggest source of foreign tourists to Boston. Now it?s China.

East Boston, MA: 02-21-2017: Haibnan airlines airplane at Logan Airport in East Boston, Mass. Feb. 22, 2017. Photo/John Blanding, Boston Globe staff story/Katie Johnston ( 23china )

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Boston?s first sales mission to China comes as the country overtakes the UK as the top source of overseas visitors to the Hub.

The Trump administration

// Trump lifts Obama-era transgender protections

President Trump reversed an order from the Obama administration that allowed transgender students to use the restroom of their gender identity.


// How wrong was Trump about Sweden?

Two days after President Trump?s comments, residents of a Stockholm suburb populated mostly by immigrants clashed with police.

// LePage asks Trump to return national monument in Maine to private ownership

Maine?s Gov. LePage wants President Trump to undo former President Obama?s designation of a national monument and give back the land that was donated for it.

Police investigate multiple shootings in Roxbury

The shootings occurred about an hour apart on Dudley Street and Shawmut Avenue and Albion Street.

CAMBRIDGE, MA - 2/22/2017: The closing of Schoehhof's foreign books outside of Harvard Square after 161 years in business. (David L Ryan/Globe Staff Photo) SECTION: BUSINESS TOPIC techlab

Schoenhof?s books, a Harvard Square landmark, will live online only

After 161 years in business, the bookstore will operate only online.

// Boston has graded over 1,000 restaurants. Here are results.

Boston recently started grading restaurants based on food safety inspections. How did your favorite spots fare?

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23bermuda - Former Premier and founder of Bermuda Healthcare Services Dr. Ewart Brown held a press conference on June 16, 2016, to address the arrest of Dr. Mahesh Reddy. Dr. Reddy had his home raided by police officers based on a suspicion that he had been overusing MRI and CT scanners. (Bernews)


Doctor says he brought needed care to Bermuda

Dr. Ewart Brown, the former Bermuda premier, said he helped Burlington-based Lahey Clinic bring sophisticated health care to the British territory.

// Sam Adams sales are down, and so is Boston Beer?s stock

Boston Beer had a rough 2016, and so far, 2017 is also looking bad.

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// 7 Earth-sized planets discovered

NASA said the discovery may help to answer the question, ?Are we alone??

Dan Shaughnessy

// Christian Vazquez is ready for a restart

After basically two lost years, the Red Sox catcher says his arm is 100 percent again.

Andrew Mahoney

// A fond farewell to intentional walks gone wrong

Baseball?s decision to not require four pitches will forever eliminate the chance for a crazy play on an intentional walk.

Indiana Pacers' Paul George (13) drives past Cleveland Cavaliers' Derrick Williams (3) in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)



Paul George could be Celtics? best chance for blockbuster

Pacers president Larry Bird could be encouraged to make a move.

Television review

// Hit and miss gags amid jarring shifts in Amazon?s ?Patriot?

The series about a beleaguered spy (and folk singer) who goes undercover at a pipe factory has a lot of creative energy, even when jokes fall flat.


Aly Raisman posing for Sports Illustrated.


Aly Raisman says Sports Illustrated photoshoot ?was one of my favorite days?

The Olympic gymnast is featured in the magazine?s new swimsuit issue.


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Trump Today

// Trump Today: President spent six of 31 days on a golf course

Welcome to Trump Today, a one-stop entry point for the latest news on the 45th president of the United States.

? Schedule: Where the president is today

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Opinion & Ideas

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// Checks and balances can slow Trump

Our system of checks and balances extends well beyond the three formal branches of government.

Special reports

// 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?


The Desperate and the Dead | Part 7

// The San Antonio solution

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

Real Estate

Home prices along 495 still haven?t returned to the highs of a decade ago

In a few relatively affluent communities along the Interstate 495 corridor like Hopkinton and Boxborough, median home prices are pushing well past peak levels last reached more than a decade ago.