Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats voted late Thursday on a package of bills that would reopen the federal government.

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Democrats vote to fund government and Trump vows veto; Susan Collins wavers

Maine?s Collins, who is up for reelection in 2020, broke with President Trump and the party on their shutdown strategy.

Governor Charlie Baker and his wife, Lauren, arrived for his swearing in to a second term at the State House.

Baker?s second inauguration speech focuses on the practical, not the visionary

The Swampscott Republican was sworn into a second term as governor on a Bible held by his 90-year-old father, Charles D. Baker.

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It might have been a historic day for Congress, but it was the kids who stole the show.

Supporters defend Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after video of her dancing at BU circulates online

A legion of people online came to the newly inaugurated congresswoman?s defense after a small contingency of Internet dwellers tried to use it as a means to discredit her.

Boston-01/03/19 Boston Bruins vs Calgary Flames- Bruins Danton Heinen moves in as John Moore's 1st period goal goes above Flames goalie Mike Smith to tie the game, 1-1. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(sports)


Bruins defeat Flames at Garden

Jake DeBrusk and Brad Marchand each scored twice for Boston.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/06/19/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/tlumacki_043celticsauerbachcenter_sports.jpg ?Our history is we try to make the big deal.? Q&A with Celtics co-owner Wyc Grousbeck

Grousbeck discussed everything from early frustrations to possible moves to his optimism about the next six years.

Michael Andor Brodeur | @Large

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C.K.?s new groove sure feels more like a rut.


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The former US Senate candidate from Alabama has filed a $95 million defamation lawsuit over his appearance on ??Who is America???


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/01/03/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Jeff_Jacoby_150px%20(1).jpg No, locking your house is not like locking the border

Americans lock our homes to deter thieves and other criminals. But foreigners who cross the US border overwhelmingly do so for benign reasons ? to better their lives, not to diminish anyone else?s.

Opinion | Garry Wills

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The priesthood itself ? with its imperial rule over the whole of Catholic life ? is what?s at stake, and what the church and its priests are determined to protect.

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It?s a ?Groundhog Day? agenda on Beacon Hill

Governor Charlie Baker touts ?perseverance and collaboration? in second-term inaugural address. He?ll need both to prevail on his legislative priorities.

Boston landmark Durgin-Park to close

The Boston landmark Durgin-Park says it will close Jan. 12.

Jim Davis/Globe Staff

The restaurant, which opened in 1827 and is known for its Yankee pot roast and Boston baked beans, will close Jan. 12, its manager said.

Locked-out workers picketed outside a National Grid facility in Malden in September. The union and the company announced a tentative agreement late Wednesday.

National Grid workers hopeful, relieved by tentative deal

About 1,250 union workers had been locked out by the company for more than six months.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/01/02/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Rinaldi190102generalcourtpic17.jpg Is she likable enough? We?re still asking that?

Women are pushing back against presumptions and narratives they might have endured just a few years ago.

China is Apple?s third-biggest market, after the United States and Europe. But it is facing a sluggish economy, aggravated by a simmering trade war with the United States.

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Hiawatha Bray | Tech Lab

It was only a matter of time before consumers said no to pricier iPhones

Apple?s admission that sales of its iPhones would fall $5 billion short of expectations was a stunner. But it wasn?t exactly a surprise.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/01/03/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/pho_keene_great.jpg Keene, N.H., restaurant removes possibly offensive sign

The name of a Keene, N.H., Vietnamese restaurant has drawn criticism.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/20/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/jfk%20jr-89110.jpg Pilots recall the night JFK Jr.?s plane went down

?The Last Days of JFK Jr.? features interviews from numerous expert sources, including pilot Kyle Bailey, who saw John F. Kennedy Jr. at the airport on the evening of his fateful flight.

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Francis Byrne, 94, received the honor last month during a ceremony in Manchester, N.H.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/01/03/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/paul%20wilson.jpg Baseball bat discovered near man?s body in Cambridge park

Paul Wilson, 60, was found unresponsive Wednesday night and later pronounced dead at an area hospital.

Special reports

After her cancer diagnoses, Marie Cajuste?s life unraveled. She was unable to work during the most intense part of her treatment.

Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff

Unhealthy Divide

Battling a double diagnosis ? cancer and poverty

Cancer is a tremendous burden for anyone, but for a growing number of lower-income and even middle-class patients, an illness means an avalanche of trouble.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

The year 2018 in pictures: Part II

Here are the photos from July to December that summed up the year.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/gladiator%20pic5.jpg Aaron Hernandez and Football Inc.

The story of a profoundly troubled young man and the ugly underside of America?s most popular sport.


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Follow the Celtics? quest for a title and other NBA news both on and off the court. Sign up here.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/01/03/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/16bitFraudDoctor-16645-1600x900.jpg A shattering breach of trust

What happens to patients when their doctor is not who he claimed to be?

Love Letters: The Podcast

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/29/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/200_love_letters_bonus.jpg Love Letters: Until next year, my sweetheart

In a special bonus episode, Meredith Goldstein explores what happens to summer romance when the summer ends, and ?Wet Hot American Summer? creator David Wain shares a girl-crazy memory from his own camp days.

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