More time to decide fate of Northern Pass

Columbia, N.H. - 11-27-12 - A sign on Rt. 3 opposed to the planned Northern Pass, a massive transmission project from Quebec to Southern New England. (Globe staff photo / Bill Greene) section:H&S, reporter:daley, topic:09northernpass

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The Baker administration says local utilities can take another week to decide on the controversial transmission project.

// Rob Porter, Belmont?s ?quintessential golden boy,? now accused of abuse

Classmates who knew Rob Porter at Harvard are reeling from revelations that he has been accused of domestic violence by his two ex-wives.

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly.

In John Kelly?s hometown, disappointment from one veterans? group

The force behind one veterans group in White House Chief of Staff John Kelly?s hometown is done with the retired general.

Rob Porter (right) and White House chief of staff John Kelly.

Yvonne Abraham

Trump relates to Porter because he, too, has been victimized by women spreading vile lies

This administration has such respect for women. Why, one could even argue that President Trump himself is largely responsible for the #MeToo movement.

// Second White House official departs amid abuse allegations, which he denies

Speechwriter David Sorensen?s former wife claimed that he was violent and emotionally abusive during their turbulent marriage.

// President Trump won?t declassify Democratic memo

The memo drafted by Democrats counters GOP allegations about abuse of government surveillance powers.

// American spies paid $100,000 to Russian who wanted to sell material on Trump

A shadowy Russian bilked American spies out of $100,000 last year, promising to deliver stolen NSA cyberweapons in a deal that he insisted would also include compromising material on President Trump.

// Reg E. Cathey, actor on ?House of Cards? and ?The Wire,? dies at 59

Cathey?s portrayal of Freddy Hayes in ?House of Cards? earned him three Emmy nominations and one win for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series.

// An effort to heal families reeling from tragedy

They are Boston?s walking wounded ? mothers, friends, and witnesses left traumatized in neighborhoods rattled by gun violence.

// Herald issues statement on Tom Brady story

The newspaper suspended Ron Borges ?pending further review.?

BOSTON, MA - 11/09/2017: (David L Ryan/Globe Staff ) -- BOSTON, MA - 10/28/2017: Aerial view of Mass Turnpike at Allston and former train yards (David L Ryan/Globe Staff ) SECTION: METRO TOPIC stand alone photo

David L. Ryan/Globe Staff/file 2017

BU wants West Station, but what will it pay?

Harvard has pledged funds for the near $100 million station, and some advocates want BU to step up, too.

// City councilor wants lower prices on commuter rail in Boston neighborhoods

City Councilor Michelle Wu is trying to organize Boston residents to press the T for cheaper fares from a few Boston neighborhoods.

Charles Johnson gained a reputation at Milton Academy for provoking outrage, a trait he carried forward into his adult life. The 29-year-old, whose star has been rising in white nationalist circles, has questioned whether 6 million Jews died in the Holocaust and was kicked off of Twitter for threatening a Black Lives Matter activist.

Spurned in Milton, a race-baiting troll has found acceptance ? in Trump?s D.C.

In any normal era of American politics, Charles Johnson, who has said black people are ?dumber? than white people and questioned the Holocaust, would be radioactive.

// WEEI suspends Christian Fauria for mocking agent Don Yee

The midday host used a racially stereotyped Asian accent on Friday?s program.

Boston, MA - 2/09/2018 - (2nd quarter) The Boston Celtics host the Indiana Pacers at TD Garden. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Adam Himmelsbach, Topic: 10Celtics-Pacers, LOID: 8.4.933028151.

Pacers 97, Celtics 91

Celtics can?t complete giant comeback

The Celtics trailed the visiting Pacers by 21 points at halftime

// L.L. Bean dropping its unlimited returns policy

L.L. Bean?s generous return policy is going to be a little less forgiving: The company is now imposing a one-year limit on most returns to reduce growing abuse and fraud.

Love Letters

// ?I?m just not happy being married to her?

I feel like the most vile person on Earth because I?m hurting my wife so much with my desire to move on from our relationship.

Mandatory Credit: Photo by HOW HWEE YOUNG/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock (9372696g) The North Korean cheering squad during heats in the Men's Short Track Speed Skating 1500 m competition at the Gangneung Ice Arena during the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games, South Korea, 10 February 2018. Short Track - PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games, Gangneung, Korea - 10 Feb 2018


Olympic truce for the US and North Korea? Not quite

Forget an Olympic truce. The rhetoric war between North Korea and the Trump administration hasn?t skipped a beat in PyeongChang.

Tara Sullivan

// This time around, women keep the Cool Runnings legacy going

What the men did 30 years ago, the women can do now.

// Have you ever wanted to try curling? You can

The sport that spawns buzz every Winter Olympics is poised to take off locally, thanks to an effort to greatly expand the number of venues.


// Mikaela Shiffrin: I?m no Michael Phelps

The 22-year-old US skier is considered likely to enter all five individual women?s races.

// Boston-born Alex Gamelin competes for Korea

Korea offered ?special naturalization? to 19 foreigners who could give it a respectable presence in these Games.

// The Season Ticket podcast

Kyle Draper on what the Cavs shakeup means for the Celtics.

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The Mass. Gaming Commission needs to look beyond Steve Wynn to determine ?suitability.?


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