No shutdown resolution in sight after Trump, Democrats meet

From left: House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, Senator Dick Durbin, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi left the White House Friday.

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President Trump indicated he could keep parts of the government closed for ??months or even years.??

// Judge extends term of grand jury working on Mueller probe

The federal grand jury, investigating the 2016 election and the Trump campaign?s ties with Russia, was set to end Saturday after an 18-month term.

Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Massachusetts Democrat, stepped outside her Cambridge home with her husband Bruce Mann and their retriever Bailey on Monday.


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.

// After 65 years in business, Santoro?s Sub-Villa in Saugus will close

The popular sub shop in Saugus will close in early February.

// Park to honor 400 years in Plymouth

A small park is planned atop Cole?s Hill, the final resting place for the settlers who died in the bitter first winter after the Pilgrims came ashore in Plymouth in 1620.

// Supreme Court will hear 2 new cases on gerrymandering

The move followed two decisions in June in which the justices sidestepped the question in cases from Wisconsin and Maryland.

Dow rises more than 700 points after stellar jobs report

The index ended up a bit more than 3 percent on the week?s last day of trading.

// Investigators return to Cambridge park where man was fatally beaten

A witness said Friday that authorities had temporarily roped off a portion of the bike path and scoured a drainage area near New Street.

// Mother and 3-year-old child injured after being hit by vehicle in Brookline

Police said they received a call reporting that the child was riding a scooter next to the mother when they were hit in the crosswalk at Longwood Avenue and Kent Street.

// Nevada judge shields Wynn documents in Mass. probe

The documents won?t be released, despite Massachusetts Gaming Commission efforts to make them public.

BGPOY SLIDER2018 Boston, MA - 10/24/2018 - Andrew Benintendi makes a leaping catch against the wall hit by Brian Dozier in the fifth inning of Game 2 of the World Series. The Boston Red Sox host the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 2 of the World Series at Fenway Park. (Jim Davis/Globe staff)

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BGPOY SLIDER2018 milton -02/21/18 Dr. Manfred Ernesti, 88, is an endrocrinologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton. He examines his long-time patient, Emma Odenveller from Dorchester, holding a tuning fork on her head to check her hearing, as she covers her right ear. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(metro)

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BGPOY SLIDER2018 Boston, MA - 10/03/18 - Mushrooms are proliferating in Olmsted Park in Jamaica Plain. Mushrooms were identified by David Babik of the Boston Mycological Club. (Lane Turner/Globe Staff) Reporter: (in caps, pun intended) Topic: ()

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BGPOY SLIDER2018 Quincy-03/02/18-A mother and child are rescued by a boat from their home. Many water rescue evacuations took place at residences flooded onPost Island Road in the Houghs Neck section of Quincy. Quincy firefighters used boats and front end loaders to rescue many residents. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(metro)

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BGPOY SLIDER2018 CAPE COD, MA - 8/16/2018: Sharks close off shore near Long Nook Beach in Truro where William Lytton was bit by ashark. Below is The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy tagging a shark. (David L Ryan/Globe Staff ) SECTION: METRO TOPIC 17sharkspic

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BGPOY SLIDER2018 Boston, MA--7/23/2018-- Karina Villafane, 14, of Weymouth (L) dances with Keilani Zenquis, 5, of Lynn (C) as they wait to take part in Puerto Rican flag raising at City Hall. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: Reporter:

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BGPOY SLIDER2018 Boston, MA., 01/09/17, The Museum of Fine Arts is training twelve-week old Riley, a Weimaraner. Riley will learn to detect various scents for both security and conservation- such as dangerous objects, moths, and other pests that could damage the collection. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

BGPOY SLIDER2018 Boston, MA--5/13/2018-- Jonathan Krygowski, 4, of Westford blows the whistle as he leads the Duckling Day parade dressed as Michael from the children's story Make Way for Ducklings. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: 14duckling Reporter:

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BGPOY SLIDER2018 BOSTON, MA - 5/21/2018: BC commencement at Alumni Stadium, walking the red carpet for one..... (David L Ryan/Globe Staff ) SECTION: METROI TOPIC 22BC

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BGPOY SLIDER2018 Boston, MA., 10/15/2018, Artist Luigi Toscano and his crew set up big photographic portraits of Holocaust survivors in the Boston Common. This is part of a German project involving making portraits of Holocaust survivors. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

BGPOY SLIDER2018 Wilmington, MA- June 10, 2017: Connor Biscan walks the beach with a blow-up alien while visiting Silver Lake with his family in Wilmington last June. His mother, Roberta Biscan, suspected soon after Connor was born that something was wrong, but her family thought she was being dramatic. He had rituals, such as counting ceiling fan blades, and an obsession with balloons. He was diagnosed with autism at age two.

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BGPOY SLIDER2018 Boston, MA - September 04, 2018: Ayanna Pressley greets supporters after becoming the Democratic candidate for the Massachusetts 7th Congressional District during the her campaign primary night celebration at IBEW Local 103, in Dorchester, MA on September 04, 2018. Ayanna Pressley is a Boston City Councilor and Democratic candidate for the Massachusetts 7th Congressional District. (Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff) section: Metro reporter:

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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.

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

?Congresswomen dance too?: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responds after college video goes viral

It was no surprise that the newly minted congresswoman was ready with a cheery dancing video after an edited clip of her dancing in college went viral Thursday.

// Where to go in 2019 (and where to avoid)

Pack your makeup case and hatboxes. Here we go.

Chris Herren Jr. (right) and Vin Baker Jr. (second from right) in action for BC against Fairfield.

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BC teammates Vin Baker Jr. and Chris Herren Jr. share a bond born of adversity

Both have fathers whose lives were ravaged by addiction before they recovered to help others.

FILE - In this Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018 file photo, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson passes against the Los Angeles Chargers during the first half in an NFL football game in Carson, Calif. The Ravens are dangerous if rookie QB Lamar Jackson shows the same poise he displayed in leading Baltimore on a 6-1 streak and into the playoffs for the first time since 2014 after taking over from an injured Joe Flacco. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo, File)

Chad Finn | Unconventional Preview

Three players to watch, and other thoughts on NFL wild-card weekend

Wild-card weekend is one of the best sports weekends of the year, and this year?s slate of games is a particularly appealing.

// Tommy Heinsohn, absent from recent Celtics telecasts, will be on the air tonight

The legendary Celtics player, coach, and television analyst said he?s been dealing with what doctors believe to be a sleep disorder.


// C?mon Boston, pay to maintain your own bus lanes

Bus-only lanes are perhaps the lowest hanging of fruits in the world of transportation fixes, yet the city of Boston is fighting the state on who will pay for them.


/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/01/04/ In a welcome move, Maine turns the (Le) page

Janet Mills, Maine?s first female governor, made it clear her style will be far different from that of her pugnacious predecessor

US President Donald Trump, with Vice President Mike Pence (L) and Republican US Representative Kevin McCarthy (R), speaks at a press conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, on January 4, 2019. - Trump met with congressional leaders as the government shutdown continues. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP)SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

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Congressional Republicans? ugly choice: alienate Trump ? or everyone else?

With most Republicans afraid of splitting with the president, the government shutdown could go on for months.

Miss Conduct

// Advice: We hate parties, but then they shame us for no-showing

A distant relative is getting married, and we?d rather not go.


// Why Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg?s Golden Globes gig is going to be epic

The hosts are key to the success of the annual awards show, and these two seem to have a special rapport.


// Bethenny Frankel had another close call with her fish allergy

Frankel added the hashtag #epilife, referring to epinephrine, the lifesaving medication used to combat allergic reactions.

Special reports

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

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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.


// 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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