Massachusetts will ask Medicaid patients about quality of care

A first-of-its-kind survey will give officials a window into how well MassHealth providers are performing amid a significant restructuring of the program.

// Trump rejects proposal to temporarily end shutdown

Senator Lindsey Graham suggested temporarily reopening the government in an effort to jump-start talks with Democrats on funding a border wall.

// Toddler found dead outside N.H. home in bitterly cold weather

Police said the girl may have left the house overnight Monday and then couldn?t get back in. He said the death is not suspicious and ??appears to be a bad accident.??

// After a bombshell report, a look at some theories floated about Trump and Russia

Here?s a look at what commentators have ventured in the past as they tried to plumb the mysterious bromance between President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

// Steve King stripped of committee assignments; Romney calls for him to resign

The former Massachusetts governor told CNN Monday that the Republican congressman from Iowa ??doesn?t have a place in our party?? or in Congress.

// Five questions about Elizabeth Warren?s campaign, answered by Globe political reporters

We gathered several of our political reporters ? Jess Bidgood, Liz Goodwin, Victoria McGrane, and James Pindell ? to answer questions Monday about Warren?s nascent campaign.

// Has the Democratic Party moved beyond Bernie Sanders?

As Sanders weighs another campaign, some say that even as he has moved the Democratic Party ideologically, the party has moved past him personally.

// Trump greets football players visiting White House with McDonald?s, Wendy?s, Domino?s, and Burger King

Here?s hoping the Clemson Tigers, college football?s national champions, wanted fries with that.

// SJC upholds right of police to arrest suspect for drugged driving based on observations

If you?re acting loopy during a traffic stop and your car smells like pot, police can arrest you for driving under the influence of marijuana.

Filene?s Basement?s Running of the Brides was a Boston tradition.

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Talking Points AM | Larry Edelman

All sales final: Sears may soon join the ranks of these departed retail outlets

How many of these names from the retail graveyard can you remember?

01-14-18: Boston, MA: The Canadiens Jeff Petry swings his stick and knocks the puck out of the air and by Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask 15 seconds into overtime to give Montreal a 3-2 victory. The Boston Bruins hosted the Montreal Canadiens in a regular season NHL hockey game at the TD Garden. (jim Davis/Globe Staff)

Canadiens 3, Bruins 2

Bruins tie it late, but Canadiens end it quickly in overtime

Jeff Petry scored the winner 15 seconds into OT for the Canadiens.

Brooklyn Nets? DeMarre Carroll (9) is defended by Boston Celtics? Jayson Tatum (0) and Gordon Hayward during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Nets 109, Celtics 102

Nets hit third gear, leave Celtics in dust

The Celtics, who were outscored in the third quarter, 44-21, lost their third straight game.

Foxborough MA 10/14/18 New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick shaking hands with Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid after the Patriots defeated the Chiefs 43-40 at Gillette Stadium. (photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: reporter:


Is this the NFL?s best championship weekend ever coming up?

There are terrific story lines in each game, highlighted by the quarterback and coaching matchups.

Foxborough, MA - 10/14/2018 - (4th quarter) Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) gets off a pass under pressure from the New England defense. The New England Patriots host the Kansas City Chiefs in a Sunday night NFL game at Gillette stadium in Foxborough. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Jim McBride, Topic: 15Patriots-Chiefs, LOID: 8.4.3482575762.


How the Patriots should defend against Patrick Mahomes this time around

We go deep inside the numbers and the All-22 coaches film to see what to expect from Mahomes and what?s changed since the last time they met.

FILE - In this Dec. 30, 2018, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid gestures during the first half of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders, in Kansas City, Mo. The Indianapolis Colts play the Chiefs in a divisional playoff game on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga, File)

?We know the Patriots.? Chiefs coach Andy Reid discusses AFC Championship matchup

Reid was full of praise for his team?s opponent in Sunday?s conference title game.

// Time Out Market reveals lineup of noted chefs ahead of spring opening

This won?t be your typical food court fare. Chefs who have signed on include Tony Maws of Craigie on Main, Tim and Nancy Cushman of Hojoko and O Ya, Peter Ungár of Tasting Counter, and Michael Schlow of Tico.



Congress should subpoena translator from Trump-Putin meeting

Congress should set aside their qualms about subpoenaing translators. US Representative Seth Moulton would support such a move, and there?s a reason for it.

// Shaw?s is closing some grocery stores in Mass. and N.H.

Shaw?s will be closing three supermarkets in Massachusetts and one in New Hampshire next month because the locations are ?underperforming.?

FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2018, file photo, Bruce Springsteen performs at the 12th annual Stand Up For Heroes benefit concert at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York. Springsteen will not be touring with the E Street Band in 2019. Springsteen on Tuesday, Dec. 4, posted on Twitter that they hope to be back soon. But The Boss says he wants a break after his

Bruce Springsteen made a surprise visit to an Irish pub in Boston

The Boss swapped Thunder Road for Boylston Street on Friday.

// ?A 10 isn?t enough?: UCLA gymnast?s flawless floor routine breaks the Internet

In the course of about one minute and 30 seconds, Katelyn Ohashi stunned the crowd, coaches, teammates and judges.

Special reports

Boston, MA - 1/16/1919: Looking across North End Park on Jan. 16, 1919, the day after a giant tank at the Purity Distilling Co. on Commercial Street collapsed, sending a wave of an estimated 2.3 million gallons of molasses through the streets of Boston. The great molasses tank was located in the center of this picture. Sections of the metal may be seen at the extreme left and right in the picture. Twenty-one people perished, including two 10-year-olds, Pasquale Iantosca and Maria Distasio, who were collecting firewood near the molasses tank while home from school for lunch. (Boston Globe Archive/) --- BGPA Reference: 150115_MJ_001

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Globe Magazine

The day Boston was swamped by a deadly wave of molasses

One hundred years ago this month an enormous steel tank ruptured, sending a torrent of brown syrup on a deadly path through the North End.

The Big Picture

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The best Globe staff photos of 2018

Our photographers share the stories behind what went into making the year?s best photos, as selected by the editors of the Globe Magazine and photo department.


// 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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// Opinion: How I made it through a leaky minority pipeline to become an M.D.

Minorities aren?t well-represented in medical schools. Here?s how one African-American woman made it through.

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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