A field guide to politicians? Instagram adventures

Was Elizabeth Warren?s beer drinking video a little awkward? Sure. But pols trying to seem cool to young voters is as old as, well, old people.

// Elizabeth Warren heads to Iowa for a crucial test of a nascent campaign effort

Senator Elizabeth Warren?s decision to go to Iowa first ? and build up her campaign staff there ? suggests she views it as critical to her efforts to rise to the top of a crowded field.

Jerome Powell.

Federal Reserve Chairman says he will not resign if asked to do so by President Trump

Federal Reserve Chairman Powell also says the central bank intends to be flexible going forward in determining when to hike its key policy rate.

// Impeachment? President Trump says he's too successful for that

President Donald Trump said Democrats are only seeking impeachment because they know they can?t win the White House in 2020.

// Appeals court sides with Trump in transgender military case

A federal appeals court is siding with the Trump administration in a case about the Pentagon?s policy of restricting military service by transgender people.

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

Some Republicans, including Maine?s Susan Collins, are showing unease over the prolonged partial government shutdown.

// 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.

// Foxy Lady gets temporary OK to reopen but ?legal issues? still need to be worked out

A mainstay of Providence?s famed adult entertainment scene for nearly four decades, the Foxy Lady was revving up for a triumphant reopening Friday.

// What?s in a name? In Keene, N.H., restaurant?s name stirs debate

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

Dave Epstein

// A look back at the weather extremes of 2018

Just a few days into 2019, it?s worth taking a look back at the weather we experienced in 2018 in southern New England.

// Friday will be dry and mild, but be prepared for rain on Saturday

Forecasters said temperatures should reach the 40s in the Boston area on Friday, but some wet weather is looming on the horizon.

Where to go in 2019 (and where to avoid)

Pack your makeup case and hatboxes. Here we go.

// Durgin-Park, and its gruff waitstaff, will soon be gone

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.

Globe Magazine

How did Globe photographers get those great photos?

Hear Globe photographers talk about how they captured some of their best images of the past 12 months.

//[1]-24300.jpg 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 contingent of Internet dwellers tried to use it as a means to discredit her.

// 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.

Dinner with Cupid

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

Will these two students pass the test of love?

// ?We?re dead serious?: Former NFL Pro Bowl players try curling for Olympic goal

Jared Allen, Marc Bulger, Keith Bulluck, and Michael Roos have their eyes on the next Winter Olympics.

// ?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.



Lawmakers, stakeholders: Make Facebook accountable

With every headline, every new report, Facebook has become the face of corporate greed. Time to rein in the social media giant.


Elizabeth Warren is running. Here?s a radical idea she should embrace

Cartoonist Beth Wolfensberger Singer has some advice for Senator Elizabeth Warren as she begins her run for president.

// Kevin Hart says he?s considering Oscars gig once again

Prodded by Ellen DeGeneres, comic Kevin Hart says he?ll reconsider his decision to step down as host of the Academy Awards.

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.


//[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

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

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 |


// Will San Francisco?s issues push people away from J.P. Morgan?

The annual trip to the J.P Morgan Healthcare Conference is getting harder to justify each year, executives and investors told STAT.

Love Letters: The Podcast

// 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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