The Trump administration

Trump ?movement? is textbook conservatism

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.

Yvonne Abraham

// Making Budget Cuts Great Again

Finally, a president who loves America enough to ditch elderly shut-ins, poor kids, and 20 million starving people!

// Conway?s husband is picked for key Justice Department post

George Conway III would lead a department of about 1,000 lawyers that has vast reach across the government.


// St. Patrick?s Day parade kicks off at 1 p.m. under cloudy skies

Despite cold temperatures and the possibility of snow, thousands of people are expected to line the streets in South Boston for the city?s traditional St. Patrick?s Day parade.

The parade made its way through South Boston in 2015.

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Your guide to South Boston?s St. Patrick?s Day parade

The shortened parade starts at 1 p.m. at Broadway station.

// Boston College remembers pivotal leader Monan

The Rev. J. Donald Monan, who died Saturday, guided BC for 24 years and led the school through an unprecedented period of academic and financial growth.

John David Holdcraft advertises his disgust at the Brookfield bureaucracy through messages he posts on a Route 9 sign.

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When your town?s ?fourth selectman? is a sign

A sign on Route 9 in Brookfield has been lobbing bombs at town government for years, and many residents have come to accept it as a surreal fact of life.

University Hall, which opened in 2016, is one of many buildings added to the UMass Boston campus.

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After a growth spree, UMass Boston is in a bind

Boston?s public university racked up a lot of debt as it added programs and buildings to its campus.

The 1966 mug shot of Richard Steeves.

Sentenced to life, a killer of 6 wants to go free (again)

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

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// Jimmy Breslin, voice of gritty New York journalism, dies at 87

Breslin was a fixture for decades in New York journalism and a character right out of his own work.


// 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: Please return the Gardner Museum?s 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.

Chuck Berry: 1926-2017

Chuck Berry performed

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Berry was the man who formed the bedrock of rock ?n? roll

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



// 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.?

Munch Madness

// Bring on Round 2!

The field has been narrowed to 32. Vote in our March Madness-style bracket to pick the most universally loved local place to eat.

Opinion & Ideas

Ideas | Josh Macht

//[1].jpg How Jeff Bezos is taking over the world

In an economy fixated on short-term results, exceptional patience pays off.


//$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.