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.

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

Jim Davis/Globe Staff

Boston landmark Durgin-Park to close

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.

// 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.

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 say holding firm on contract demands ?the right thing?

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

// WWII veteran who just received Purple Heart has died

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

Pho Keene Great is a Vietnamese restaurant that?s about to open in Keene, N.H.

Pho Keene Great

Keene, N.H., restaurant removes possibly offensive sign

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

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.

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.

Animal Rescue League of Boston

Animal Rescue League makes its first rescue of 2019: a cat

Gadget, a 3-year-old cat, was rescued from a roof along Gaston Street in Dorchester, the group said.

// 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.

Brighton- 06/19/18- Boston Celtics CEO Wyc Grousbeck pumps his fist with a Celtics championship ring on his finger as he walks across the new court , as the Boston Celtics held a grand opening of their new practice facilty, the Auerbach Center on Guest Street. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(lmetro)

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff file

?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.

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.

// Rhodes scholar and ?Dreamer? fears he can?t return to US

He became the first ?Dreamer? to win the prestigious Rhodes scholarship, but for recent Harvard University graduate Jin Park, the joy of that achievement has given way to uncertainty.

Michael Andor Brodeur | @Large

// Louis C.K.?s spectacular return to unfunny

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

Dinner with Cupid

// Blind date: ?Cute, appropriate height, bangs game is strong?

Will these two students pass the test of love?

The New Hampshire primary is 13 months away. Here?s who might run.

The 2020 presidential race could offer the largest field ever ? including Democrats looking to oust President Trump and Republicans eyeing a primary challenge.

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 fight fire with fire against the West-leading Flames

Quick-strike responses and the brilliance of their top playmakers helped the Bruins douse the Flames.

Baylor center Kalani Brown (21) works around Connecticut forward Napheesa Collier during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin)

Baylor 68, UConn 57

No. 1 UConn women lose to Baylor, end regular-season winning streak at 126

Kalani Brown had 20 points and 17 rebounds as No. 8 Baylor won over a top-ranked team for the first time.


// 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

// Celibacy isn?t the cause of the church sex-abuse crisis; the priesthood is

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.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff


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.

Hank O'Neal, for many years the owner of a jazz record label, keeps an extensive collection of music in his New York apartment.

Music & art

Hank O?Neal?s ?happenchance?

Author, photographer, record label owner (CIA agent, too): It?s been a wonderful life.


//[1400].jpg Roy Moore says he was duped into appearing on Sacha Baron Cohen?s show

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

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

Ross D. Franklin/Associated Press

The Big Picture

The year 2018 in pictures: Part II

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


// Aaron Hernandez and Football Inc.

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


// Court Sense

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Real Estate

Recent home sales north of Boston (Jan. 4)

ANDOVER: 16 Balmoral St. #422, Condominium Condo/Apt, built 1925, 768 square feet, 1 bedroom, 1 bath. $225,000 |