Frantic carjacking victim escaped to Boston pizza shop

A startled man who rushed into a Tremont Street pizza shop said he was kidnapped by a man wanted in connection with a Peabody double murder.

// Officials announce break in Marcotte murder case

Authorities say they have DNA and are seeking a person of interest in the murder of Vanessa Marcotte.

// Number of homeless families has doubled statewide, report says

More than 33,000 families ? or more than 100,000 people ? have spent at least one night in a homeless shelter since 2008.


// Manchester-by-the-Avocado-Fries

Locals all over Cape Ann who?ve seen the Casey Affleck film recognize that it?s more about Gloucester than Manchester-by-the-Sea.

BC professor took a selfie every day for decades

Karl Baden has photographed his face every day since Feb. 23, 1987, with one exception.

// Daylight shooting in Dorchester leaves person hospitalized

Boston police said the shooting happened near 24 Havelock St. shortly before 1:30 p.m.

Talking Points

// Reebok?s big move, Norwegian takes off, Immelt?s Trump tale

With its new building, Reebok has the opportunity to rethink the workspace to encourage more collaboration.

The Trump administration

// DOJ may crack down on states that have legalized marijuana

??I do believe that you?ll see greater enforcement of it,? press secretary Sean Spicer said of federal law.

Governor Charlie Baker signed a transgender public accommodations law bill into law last July, which he says will protect Mass. students in the wake of President Donald Trump?s move to lift similar federal protections.

Students will be ?protected? and ?safe? in Mass., Baker says

In July, Governor Charlie Baker signed a transgender public accommodations law.

Red Sox

Pablo Sandoval belly-flops into second with a double vs. Northeastern.

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Pablo Sandoval was in fine shape for Red Sox opener

The slimmed-down third baseman started vs. Northeastern, and it was good to see him playing again.

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// What?s next for Katie Nolan at Fox Sports?

Her ?Garbage Time? appears to be up, but the network would be wise to make good use of her.

// Reports point to training, condition of vessel in fatal 2015 rescue attempt off Cape Ann

The 16-page report examines what went wrong when the Orin C suddenly sank.

// Sully?s is open and the lines were massive today

Sullivan?s ? the concession stand at Castle Island ? opened two days early due to good weather and the crowds showed up en masse.

Rick La Civita of Randolph took advantage of the warm weather to kick back and read a newspaper at Wollaston Beach.

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Fun stats about this weird winter warmth

Thursday?s high of 68 degrees put it in a three-way tie for the second-warmest February day ever recorded in Boston.


Celtics decide to stay the course rather than wheel and deal

The NBA?s trade deadline passed Thursday without any deals involving the Celtics.

Chad Finn

// OK, Celtics fans, time to turn your attention to college hoops

The Celtics sat out the trading game, but now they?re very much in play for the best college players.


// The Weekender: Giant leaps, political laughs, and Oscars drama

The Globe?s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.


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Trump Today

// Trump Today: Ivanka wants a $500b child care deduction

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

? News: A look at what happened yesterday

? Social media: What Trump has been tweeting

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Michael Widmer

// What?s wrong with Gov. Baker?s Medicaid proposal? All of the above

Governor Baker?s proposal to cap commercial insurance payments to providers will create more problems than it solves.

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.