Turmoil strikes the Boston Athenaeum

The Albert Gordon Reading Room of the Boston Athenaeum.

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The venerable private library has been rocked by internal divisions and widespread staff departures.

02/2432018 Winchester Ma-Two people were stabbed at the Winchester Public Library. A person has been taken into custody. Jonathan Wiggs /Globe Staff Reporter:Topic.

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?We knew something would happen.?

Winchester residents recalled troubling warning signs in the wake of a fatal stabbing at the library. The alleged attacker is in custody. A 22-year-old woman is dead.

New York Rangers' Rick Nash (61) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the San Jose Sharks Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Bruins make statement at deadline, land forward Rick Nash

The Bruins acquired the forward from the New York Rangers in exchange for Ryan Spooner, Matt Beleskey, Ryan Lindgren, a 2018 first-round pick and a 2019 seventh-round pick.

Boston, MA - 1/17/18 - A pedestrian is reflected in the Muddy River in the Fens during a wet day of rain mixed with snow. (Lane Turner/Globe Staff) Reporter: (in caps) Topic: ()

A rainy Sunday will lead into a warm, sunny week

Today?s rain, sleet, and even snow are expected to give way to a sunshine with highs in the 50s in the coming days.

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The presidents of Mount Ida College and Lasell College said they hope that combining forces will help keep tuition as low as possible while maintaining the quality of both schools? academics.

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The scent of hot dogs, ketchup, and fryer grease perfumed the air as loyalists lined up to feast at a neighborhood institution.

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The Department of Correction has announced that inmates in maximum security will be allowed a maximum of five names on their preapproved visitor list.

Governor Charlie Baker.

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National Democrats may not invest in Baker fight

The campaign of Democratic candidate Setti Warren, the former mayor of Newton, blasted the tepid support.

Minneapolis, MN - 2/06/2018 - (4th quarter) New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) celebrates in the end zone after his touchdown reception in the fourth quarter. The New England Patriots play the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Feb. 4, 2018. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: James M. McBride, Topic: 05Eagles-Patriots, LOID:8.4.795654374.


Charting a course for Patriots? moves this offseason

Bill Belichick?s game plan for comings and goings should go something like this.

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How science fixed my wandering mind

Could a stint in a Boston lab change my brain? I was willing to find out.

President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico.

Mexico?s president shelves plan to visit White House

A call between the two countries? leaders ended in an impasse over President Trump?s promised border wall.

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Fla. students face an NRA that?s even more powerful than before

The kids from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School face long odds, as the NRA stands in their way.

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The group will supplement the federal National Instant Criminal Background Check System.

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The office said it is investigating allegations that multiple deputies failed to enter Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

John Powers | On Olympics

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/02/25/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/924059944.jpg A most unusual Winter Olympics concludes

PyeongChang put on impeccably organized, irresistibly welcoming Games with spectacular venues and flawless transportation.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/02/25/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/ef8517794bc5411b9c1db2e29056f107-ef8517794bc5411b9c1db2e29056f107-0.jpg A moving closing ceremony leaves questions about the next Olympics

The closing ceremony was an eye-popping and delightful display of music, choreography, lights and fireworks. But with the Winter Games completed, a range of questions and issues remain.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/02/25/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/1fca6dbae21745c3907164a343d8eec2-1fca6dbae21745c3907164a343d8eec2-0.jpg As Olympics end, North Korea offers talks with US

North Korea expressed a willingness to hold talks with Washington, South Korean officials said, giving the Winter Games a surprising and possible extraordinary culmination.


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Norway will leave the 2018 Olympics as the victor in the medals race, and United States Olympic Committee thinks the US can learn a thing or two from the Norwegians.

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale (41) and pitching coach Dana LeVangie speak during baseball spring training, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, in Fort Myers, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)


Red Sox have plan for keeping starters fresh

Chris Sale may get as few as three starts before the season, the others four or five.

State trooper shoots man in the foot during arrest on I-93, officials say

The 28-year-old Randolph man was taken to a Boston hospital with injuries that appeared to be non-life-threatening, State Police spokesman David Procopio said.

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The memo aims to counter GOP allegations that the FBI abused government surveillance powers in its investigation into Russian election interference.

Actress and model Abbey Lee; below as a teenager.

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Modeling?s glamour hides web of abuse

The fashion industry is built on glamour and allure, but many models, especially the very young, know it for something else: sexual exploitation and abuse.

Opinion & Ideas


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/02/23/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Advance/Images/1114alex.JPG The promise of health care for Iraq veterans

A judge?s decision linking burn pit exposure to lung disease offers a glimmer of hope for better health care coverage for veterans of Iraq.


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Olympic celebrations

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