Trump signs legislation that temporarily reopens federal government

A 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government is over ? for now. President Trump on Friday night signed a bill that would reopen affected agencies for three weeks as talks continue over border security.


/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/01/25/ Trump beats a humiliating retreat

After an ill-considered government shutdown, the president caved in.

// Federal workers are relieved ? and wary

For those with little or no income, the prospect of returning to work and receiving back pay felt like a burden lifted.

before becoming a standout receiver for the Patriots, Julian Edelman was a star quarterback at Kent State from 2006-08.

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Julian Edelman, Sean McVay renew rivalry

The Patriots star receiver and the Rams coach squared off in college when they played at rival Ohio schools.


// You can gamble on whether Mark Wahlberg leaves the Super Bowl early

The actor famously left Super Bowl 51 before the Patriots? historic comeback.


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Dropkick Murphy and the dawn of detox

Long before the Betty Ford clinic, a retired professional wrestler was helping celebrities and alcoholics get healthier.


// A bold new Charlie Baker emerges

In the first month of his second term, a new Charlie Baker has emerged. Cautious no more, the governor is determined to be not just a good governor but a great one.

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// Birtherism is back. Gee, I wonder why

Now that California?s Kamala Harris has announced for president, conspiracy theorists are making up the same lies about her citizenship that Barack Obama faced.


// Gisele Bundchen hangs in Brookline with Boyz II Men on ?Carpool Karaoke?

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Dinner with Cupid

// Blind date: ?I walked downstairs and recognized him?

Will a shared hometown be a plus or minus for these daters?

Love Letters

// How do I accept all her exes?

?She?s still friends with a lot of the people she?s slept with. I?ve tried to be cool about it, but frankly, it?s a struggle.?

$60m settlement proposed in sex abuse lawsuit against Jesuits

Boston attorney Mitchell Garabedian sued in federal court in Connecticut on behalf of 133 Haitian boys who said they were molested at a school there.

Roger Stone spoke to the media Friday after appearing in federal court in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

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Roger Stone?s indictment is strongest sign of ties between WikiLeaks, Trump

The longtime confidant of President Trump was arraigned Friday on seven counts, including obstruction, making false statements, and witness tampering.

// Stone may have a Nixon tattoo, but don?t call him a campaign aide

The stewards of the former president?s legacy want to set the record straight on the Trump confidant arrested Friday.

// Get ready: The T?s next fare hike is probably on its way

Officials are scheduled to discuss fare proposals at a Monday meeting of the T governing board.

Driver allegedly travels ?significant distance? on Pike with man on hood

Two drivers were charged in what began as an apparent road-rage incident in Weston.

// Newport, R.I., suffers through days-long natural gas outage

In an eerie reprise of the Lawrence disaster, another community has been held hostage to a prolonged breakdown in the natural gas system.

Dave Epstein

// Next week set to bring arctic air

The temperature doesn?t look like it will be as low as what we saw at the beginning of this week, but it will still be one of the colder readings of the winter.

// 50 years after Inner Belt protest, activists gather again

Protests surrounding the highway were the main reason the road ? which would have sliced Greater Boston in two ? was not built.

// Beacon Hill Pub reopens after 4-month closure

The bar got a number of upgrades during the shutdown, according to a member of the ownership group.

// ?Whitey? Bulger?s siblings lay claim to slain gangster?s estate

It?s currently is worth nothing, but could grow if the Bulgers succeed in a federal civil rights lawsuit over James Bulger?s death in prison.

A sneak peek of This Week in Weed

There have been a number of developments in the world of weed in Massachusetts, and we sum them up for you.

Wall of snow slams into house in Claremont, N.H.

Windows broke, a pickup truck was pushed 80 feet, and a basement flooded after an avalanche Thursday, fire officials said.

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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.


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Mazda?s popular CX-5 crossover receives a turbo engine and fancy fashion for 2019

The hottest segment in automotive ? crossovers ? just keeps getting hotter. At some point the market will reach peak utes, but that doesn?t appear to be anytime soon. Over at Mazda HQ, there are no complaints as its CX-5 compact SUV has been one of its top-selling vehicles since its introduction in 2012 as [?]


WATCH: He wanted to see his cancer from the inside. With VR, he can

Bill Hobbs of Dartmouth, Mass., jumped at the chance to ?walk through your own body? in a trial conducted by the Brigham and Dana-Farber.

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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