Waterfront developers prepare for sea change

The State Street Building had a structure AquaFence set up around the exterior.

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In an attempt to fend off disaster decades from now, developers are raising the earth and installing extra-tall ground floors.

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President Trump on Saturday seemed to frame the downfall of a pivotal aide accused of abusing his wives as a character assassination.

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

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An ex-wife of Rob Porter posted an account of her time with him. ?My experience made me stronger and able to love more deeply,? she wrote.

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David Sorensen resigned his job as a White House speech writer Friday after his former wife accused him of abuse.

BOSTON, MA - 1/25/2018: L-R Cofounders Suelin Chen and Mark Zhang at the headquarters of their death planning startup Cake. (David L Ryan/Globe Staff ) SECTION: BUSINESS TOPIC XXendoflife

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End-of-life software has a problem: Users who don?t want to think about it

Companies that make end-of-life software face a significant hurdle: Many baby boomers aren?t planning to die, or at least it?s something they don?t want to contemplate.

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In his bid for reelection, Bruce Poliquin is attempting to maintain a low profile and avoid the inevitable questions about President Trump.

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Two officers have been fatally shot at a home in the Columbus suburb of Westerville, police said. A suspect is in custody.

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Police say a Rhode Island man faces criminal charges over text messages he sent to Governor Gina Raimondo.

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Gerry Adams tried to turn the page on a troubled period in Irish history on Saturday.

Hopefully Boston drivers have a healthy queue of podcasts to listen to because they?re spending more time locked in traffic.

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Starts & Stops

Boston has the seventh-worst traffic in the country

Congestion in and around Boston got worse in 2017, with the average driver spending 60 hours stuck in traffic during the year.

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

The first lady Kim Jung-sook, from left, South Korean President Moon Jae-in, IOC president Thomas Bach, North Korea's nominal head of state Kim Yong Nam and Kim Yo Jong, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, take a group photo with the combined Koreas team after the team's preliminary round of the women's hockey game against Switzerland at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

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Women?s hockey is now more than a game for Korea

The merged women?s hockey team from South and North Korea made a historic debut.

John Powers | On Olympics

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/02/10/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/915619294.jpg This time around, US speedskaters are racing to catch up

After they didn?t win a single medal in 2014, they are back with a more practical regimen.

South Korea's President Moon Jae-in (center) met with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's sister, Kim Yo Jong, and North Korea's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong Nam in Seoul on Saturday.

Kim?s invitation to South Korea for talks is met by both hope and caution

Kim Jong-un invited President Moon Jae-in of South Korea to visit the North for a summit meeting.

Frankie Shaw as Bridgette Bird in ?SMILF.?

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After ?SMILF? controversy, Frankie Shaw has a lot to say

Frankie Shaw has something to say about the backlash from South Boston regarding her show ?SMILF.?

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There?s still time to shop for the sweetheart(s) in your life

Fort Myers, FL - 2/21/2017 - Tony Clark, Executive Director of the Major League Baseball Players Association met with the players this morning. Red Sox Spring Training. Team workouts. Day Nine at Jet Blue Park in Fort Myers, FL. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Peter Abraham, Topic: 21Red Sox, LOID: 8.3.1672832095.


Union camp is noble, but players are in a no-win situation

Having this many good players without jobs isn?t a good look for baseball.

SANTA CLARA, CA - NOVEMBER 05: Jimmy Garoppolo #10 of the San Francisco 49ers warms up prior to their game against the Arizona Cardinals at Levi's Stadium on November 5, 2017 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images) FILE - FEBRUARY 8: The San Francisco 49ers have reached an agreement with Jimmy Garoppolo, signing the quarterback to a five-year, $137.5 million contract.


Quarterback market is about to get a lot more expensive

Free agent Kirk Cousins won?t be the only QB eyeing a king?s ransom following Jimmy Garoppolo?s deal.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/02/10/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/ChrisdddtianFauria_775x425.png WEEI suspends Christian Fauria for mocking agent Don Yee?s Asian heritage

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

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Carlos Cordeiro was elected president of the US Soccer Federation on Saturday.

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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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Uber is paying $245 million to Google's self-driving car spinoff to end a legal brawl that had spilled into the courtroom and aired out allegations of a sinister scheme that tore apart the once-friendly companies