The Trump administration

Trump?s first days a feast for the right

House Speaker Paul Ryan looked on as President Trump addressed a joint session of Congress last month.

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The GOP?s right-wing is advancing long-time goals of shrinking government as a force in American life.

Opinion | MIchael A. Cohen

// The GOP has become the party of white nationalism

The uncensured remarks of Representative Steve King underscore the racism in the Republican Party.


// Monan took BC from financial turmoil to growth

The Rev. J. Donald Monan was president of Boston College for 24 years and led the school through an unprecedented period of academic and financial growth.

// Sentenced to life, a killer of six wants to go free

The last time he went free, in 1984, he killed for the sixth time.

// Growth spree has the UMass Boston campus in a bind

New programs and buildings led to a huge deficit for the public university.

Watertown firefighters walked beside the hearse carrying the body of Joseph Toscano to the medical examiner?s office.

Fallen Watertown firefighter is saluted in solemn procession

Fire and police officials from across the region escorted the body of Joseph Toscano to the medical examiner?s office in Boston Saturday.

Cold and light snow expected Sunday

A last minute winter storm may bring a light dusting of snow to Cape Cod Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.

// A ?c-a-c-o-p-h-o-n-y? of cheers for Boston?s top speller

Twenty-one students from schools around the city competed in the 10th annual Boston Centers for Youth & Families Spelling Bee.

// Bagpipers play the sounds of the season

The Boston Police Gaelic Column of Pipes and Drums marks its 25th anniversary this year.

Chuck Berry performed

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Chuck Berry, legend who formed the bedrock of rock ?n? roll, dies at 90

How influential was Mr. Berry? John Lennon stated, ?If you tried to give rock ?n? roll another name, you might call it ?Chuck Berry.????

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// Video: Some of Chuck Berry?s greatest hits

He melded bravado, humor and smirking innuendo to create an onstage persona that was as defining as his music.

// World reacts to the death of music legend Chuck Berry

?RIP Chuck Berry. Without him Rock n Roll wouldn?t be what it came to be,? posted Nikki Sixx of Mötley Crue.


CLEARWATER, FL - MARCH 12: Pablo Sandoval #48 of the Boston Red Sox hits a two-run home run in the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies during a spring training game at Spectrum Field on March 12, 2017 in Clearwater, Florida. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)



Pablo Sandoval impresses, but Red Sox still cautious

Sandoval hit two home runs on Saturday, no-doubters in a 12-5 win over the Twins.


// The Patriots have had a busy offseason so far. How will they look in 2017?

Most of the team?s signings and trades can be classified as ?classic Patriots.?


// LaVar Ball on fatherhood and how he?s raised his three sons

?If I?m not a good role model or good leader, who does he have to count on?? LaVar Ball said.


// Six theories behind the stolen Gardner Museum paintings

On the 27th anniversary of the $500 million Gardner Museum heist, we take a look at six theories behind the stolen paintings.

// An open letter: Return Gardner Museum treasures

They belong in the museum, an extraordinary place, which should not be connected with empty frames and heist stories.

BUZZSAW | Matthew gilbert

// Making ?Homeland? grate again

I?m beginning to feel like Peter Quinn, dragging myself through the story in a stupor, trying to remain interested in something, anything.

Munch Madness

// Round 1 of Munch Madness ends tonight!

What are your favorite Boston-area restaurants? Vote in our March Madness- style bracket to pick the most universally loved local place to eat.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Michael S. Lewis

// Michael S. Lewis: Questions of life and death for Neil Gorsuch

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorusch has conflicting views about who can or cannot take a life.


//$medium.jpeg Address: The week in real estate

Our weekly digest on buying, selling, and design, with expert advice and insider neighborhood knowledge.

Special reports


// Star surgeon is scrutinized on concurrent procedures

New York authorities are probing how a famed prostate specialist manages his vast patient load.


// Documenting Hate: Submit an incident you know about

If you have been a victim or witnessed a hate incident, share your information here so we can investigate.


// A virus, fished out of a lake, may have saved a man?s life

Dr. Ali Khodadoust earned a place in medical history after having 100 million viruses placed inside his chest.