Yard signs channel the fears ? and hopes ? of a fraught era

Jason and Elizabeth DelPorto with their anti-hate sign in their Watertown front yard.

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The messages are direct, stark, unambiguous. And they have appeared, by the thousands, on yards across the nation.

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Governor Charlie Baker will join a panel of presidential appointees led by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/10/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/munch-madness-og-1.jpg Munch Madness: It?s the Final Four

We?re nearing the end of the tournament: Only four restaurants remain. Vote now for your favorite.

Love Letters

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They?ve moved in together. How worried should she be about finding a sexy book from his old girlfriend?


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/11/02/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/ryan_rushhour2_met.jpg If millennials can?t afford to live in the Boston area, will they simply leave?

Millennials aging out of rental apartments are looking for affordable homes with a yard and room for kids. If they can?t find them here, they?ll look elsewhere.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/13/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/a02d564e-c1a4-4a59-a635-6b2d4286a77f.jpg No category for LGBTQ Americans in 2020 Census proposal

The bureau counts Americans according to race, gender and other characteristics, but won?t add a category for LGBTQ Americans.

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Orion and Janella White had wanted a natural birth for their second child, and on the side of Route 101, nature certainly took charge.

New Orange Line trains


The new Orange Line trains are now approaching

A mockup of the future train cars will be on display at City Hall Plaza for the public to explore.

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Residents dismayed about the locked gates at Howard Park will now have more access to the facility.

Dave Epstein

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This very cold March might be ending with a cold nor?easter, but don?t let the word ?nor?easter? freak you out just yet.

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Representative Stephen Lynch said he sees little benefit in cooperating with a White House he views as extreme.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/d2d1433cdb4b42a382ca212747f0f484-d2d1433cdb4b42a382ca212747f0f484-0.jpg Saints won?t make an offer to Malcolm Butler, coach says

Coach Sean Payton said New Orleans did not want to give up its first-round pick to sign the cornerback.

The Trump administration

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/wiggs_Mayor_703556-9056.jpg Somerville mayor calls sheriff ?jack-booted thug? in sanctuary spat

After Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson called for the arrest of elected officials who support ?sanctuary cities,? Mayor Joe Curtatone challenged him to ?come and get me.?

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The Government Accountability Office will look into the costs after a request by Senator Elizabeth Warren.

Richard Nunez dressed his son, Thiago, at their Stone-ham apartment. The boy suffers from a genetic disorder.

John Tlumacki/Globe staff

After the rape and murder of his wife, a father carries on

A lawsuit Rosanna Camilo?s family recently settled cannot erase the legacy of the violence of one afternoon six years ago in Mattapan.


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A new multiple sclerosis drug has been approved after decades of struggles to get funding and a tortuous path through the maze of drug discovery.


Renée Graham

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/28/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/AftVVuEU-3068.jpg Yes, Boston, you are racist

There?s no debate on whether people of color, black people in particular, find Boston inhospitable.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/28/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/lee_bosclev4_spts-14185-kVID--90x90@BostonGlobe.com.jpg Why the Celtics have a good chance of holding on to the No. 1 seed

Boston is alone atop the East for the first time in six years. But the team won?t be letting up.

Special reports

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff

Special report | Part 1

Fleeing Syria for Trump?s America

The trip was over for these refugees. They had found a new home in Mass. But uncertainty lay ahead: Tomorrow, Donald Trump would be sworn in.


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


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/29/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/Mumps.jpg Mumps outbreaks are raising concerns about vaccine

Large and lengthy outbreaks have been recently reported and, worryingly, often among people who have been vaccinated.

Real Estate

Most transgender renters see discrimination

One prospective renter was offered a steep discount on an apartment security deposit, from $2,000 to $500. But there was no reduction for a second applicant.