Schumer pushes for release of Mueller report, but McConnell objects

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 25: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) walks with an aide as he leaves his office at the U.S. Capitol, March 25, 2019 in Washington, DC. Over the weekend, U.S. Attorney General William Barr sent a letter to Congressional leaders informing them that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation did not find evidence of direct collusion between Donald Trump's 2016 campaign and Russia to influence the presidential election. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

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Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said that since President Trump supports releasing the report, ??there?s no good reason for anyone to object.?? However, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the Justice Department needs more time.

Opinion | Nancy Gertner

// The Mueller report: Where does it go from here?

The devil is in the details of the report.

Renée Graham

// As President Trump prevails, democracy falters

To Trump and his supporters, if democracy must die so that Trumpism can live, so be it.

// Baker wants to see full Mueller report before drawing conclusions

Baker, the state GOP?s de facto head, waded into the debate over the report with far more caution than other top Mass. Republicans.

// Here?s what legal experts say about the Mueller report findings

No collusion? No obstruction. That?s what Attorney General William Barr appears to believe, at least in part.

03/22/2019 Hopkinton MA- Drew Lane (cq) left and his mother Linda Lane (cq) right are disputing a insurance bill. Jonathan Wiggs /Globe StaffReporter:Topic:

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Sean P. Murphy | The Fine Print

This woman?s polite request may have saved her $12,000 in surgery costs

Linda Lane was told her son?s surgery was covered, then, $12,000 later, that it was not.

Rudolph ?Rudy? Meredith, the Yale head women?s soccer coach from 1995 through November 2018, has agreed to plead guilty to fraud related charges for his role in the scheme, records show.

Yale rescinds admission of student linked to college admissions cheating scandal

In a brief statement, a Yale spokesman confirmed Monday that the Ivy League school ?has rescinded the admission of one student as a result of this matter.?

Cyclist, 71, killed in collision with another bicyclist in Lexington

The fatal crash on the Minuteman Bikeway occurred around 2:09 p.m. Sunday, said Lexington police Lieutenant Michael Tuomi.

// Market Basket says stores are ?ghost-free? after reported sighting in Wilmington store

Rumors starting flying after someone posted in a Facebook page for Wilmington residents that they had seen a specter in Victorian garb floating through the supermarket recently.

East Boston, MA: 11-5-2017: Passengers wait on the platform as an MBTA Blue Line subway train arrives at the Suffolk Downs station in East Boston, Mass., 2017. (John Blanding/Boston Globe staff) story/Adam Vaccaro ( 05starts )

The MBTA is hiring for two social media jobs ? and one pays $120,000

In an attempt to beef up its online presence and better interact with commuters, the MBTA has posted jobs for a manager of social media and director of social media.

Editorial Cartoon | Dan Wasserman

// Trump?s retort to the Mueller report

Cartoonist Dan Wasserman envisions President Trump?s response to the Mueller report.

Opinion | Alan M. Dershowitz

// AG?s findings draw 3 important conclusions

The bottom line is the president has been legally exonerated from both Russian conspiracy and obstruction of justice.


// After Mueller, ?collusion? can?t beat Trump

If Democrats don?t give up on it, they will be aiding and abetting Trump?s reelection.

Opinion | Michael A. Cohen

// What we already know about Trump and Russia

Irrespective of Mueller?s conclusions, there is overwhelming evidence that President Trump welcomed Russian interference.

Jeneé Osterheldt | Commentary

// In ?Us,? Jordan Peele delivers an American nightmare

In Peele?s new horror film, America?s scariest monsters are unmasked: ourselves.

DENVER, COLORADO - DECEMBER 15: Matt LaCosse #83 of the Denver Broncos carries the ball against the Cleveland Browns at Broncos Stadium at Mile High on December 15, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

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What are the Patriots? options for replacing Rob Gronkowski?

Here is an assessment of the talent on the roster, in free agency, on the trade market, and in the draft.

Foxborough, MA: 9-30-18: Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski is pictured during pre game warmups. The New England Patriots hosted the Miami Dolphins in a regular season NFL football game at Gillette Stadium. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

Chad Finn

Holding out hope that Rob Gronkowski?s retirement is brief

Even though we knew it was a possibility, news of Gronkowski?s retirement over the weekend hit hard.

// Father of Sandy Hook victim dies in apparent suicide at Newtown?s town hall

Jeremy Richman, 49, the father of Avielle Richman, was found at the Edmond Town Hall, a movie theater and event space in Newtown, at about 7 a.m.

Attorney Michael Avenatti, who is representing an alleged victim of R. Kelly, walks into the Leighton Criminal Courthouse for R. Kelly's first hearing since the R&B star was charged with sexually abusing four people, including three minors, years ago, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019 in Chicago. Cook County Judge John Fitzgerald Lyke Jr. has set Kelly?s bond at $1 million saying that the amount equals $250,000 for each of the four people he?s charged with sexually abusing. (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)

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Michael Avenatti arrested, charged with trying to extort millions from Nike

Avenatti allegedly attempted to extort millions of dollars out of Nike by threatening to release damaging information about the company, which did not meet his demands.

// Here?s a look at all the new services Apple unveiled on Monday

From a $10/month news subscription to a new credit card to the long-awaited video streaming service, here?s a look at what?s new.

Boston, MA - 3/25/19 Former trooper Eric Chin arrives at federal court for sentencing in the overtime fraud scandal. Photo by Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Topic: 26trooper

First state trooper sentenced in OT scandal avoids prison time

Eric Chin, 46, of Hanover was sentenced to a year of supervised release, including three months of home detention, and ordered to pay $7,000 in restitution.

// Quincy police search for man who assaulted, robbed woman in park

Police want the public?s help in finding a man who knocked a woman to the ground Monday and stole money from her purse.

// Brookline recreational marijuana shop says lines are under control as most customers reserve ahead of time

Three days into recreational marijuana sales in Brookline, New England Treatment Access leaders say their wait times have been ? at most ? about an hour long.


// ?All the advantages are going to the big-money people?: Mass. and Boston inch forward on marijuana equity efforts

Dozens of marijuana advocates and business owners piled into the Boston City Council?s chambers. The session quickly devolved into a cathartic airing of grievances.

// 31-year-veteran to oversee Boston police professional standards bureau

Superintendent James Hasson?s domain includes administration of the Internal Affairs and Anti-Corruption divisions.


// Tara Westover to deliver Northeastern commencement address

Westover is best known for 2018?s ?Educated,? her bestselling memoir about overcoming her oppressive childhood.

// Dog and cat adopted by Sudbury couple after calls from 100 people to MSPCA

A dog and cat pair turned in to the MSPCA almost two weeks ago were finally adopted together this weekend by a Sudbury couple, the organization said Monday.

Love Letters: The Podcast

Season Two: How do you meet someone?

Dating in 2019 is?complicated. Frustrating. Sometimes completely exhilarating. In Season 2 of the podcast, Meredith Goldstein goes deep on one of her most-asked questions.

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// See which restaurants advanced to Round Two

The top 32 restaurants have advanced to the second round of Munch Madness. Vote to keep your favorites in the running.

Special reports

They were the top of their class at Boston public schools. Then life happened

Read a multi-part investigation into how and why the lives of promising Boston valedictorians didn?t quite turn out the way they expected.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Students stage global protest to speak out on climate change inaction

Students worldwide skipped classes Friday to protest their governments? failure to act against global warming as part of the ?Fridays for Future? movement.

Real Estate

//$medium-9070.jpg Are we ignoring ? or outright banning ? an easy affordable-housing fix?

Mobile homes may be the least expensive and most effective means of addressing the region?s housing shortage.


// Patients are using digital health apps to confess suicidal thoughts

Startups are scrambling to figure out how best to respond and when to call the police ? questions that even experts don?t have good answers to.