Aides ignored some Trump orders to stymie Russia investigation, Mueller finds

President Trump was never able to stop the investigation into his campaign?s ties to Russia, but it was not for lack of trying.


// A morally corrupt Trump is saved from himself by disobedient underlings

The Mueller report describes a morally corrupt president who is saved largely because others refused to do what he asked.

Michael A. Cohen

// The case for impeachment begins here

The ball is now in Congress?s court, and the path forward is clear: Impeachment proceedings must begin.

More Mueller report coverage

Opinion | Alan M. Dershowitz

// The legal dispute between William Barr and Robert Mueller

Barr gets the better of the argument, both from a constitutional and policy perspective.

// Barr?s defense of Trump rewards president with AG he wanted

At Thursday?s news conference, William Barr acted more as a defense lawyer for President Trump than as the leader of the Justice Department.

// Harvard Book Store already printing and selling copies of Mueller report

?We?ll print all night if we have to,? the store?s owner said in a statement.

// Recap: Globe reporters spent hours digging through the Mueller report. Here?s what we found

Robert Mueller?s redacted report has been released to the public. Follow along with Globe reporters for up-to-the-minute updates and analysis.

Special counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election as released on Thursday, April 18, 2019, is photographed in Washington. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)

Read the full, redacted Mueller report

The Justice Department released a full, redacted Mueller report on Russian meddling in the US election on Thursday. Read the report on the Justice Department?s website.

In Trump?s D.C., Mass. Democrats wield renewed power

At least one presidential candidate. Three members in House leadership. The best-known name in New England politics, plus one of the best-known freshmen in the House. Has the delegation got its groove back?

// Muslims seek to increase activism in state amid Trump attacks

Despite the State House focus, national politics lurks in the background, all the more so because of Trump?s aggressive criticism of Ilhan Omar.

// Rabbis say it?s ?not kosher? to patronize Stop & Shop during strike

Some Jewish families are preparing for Passover without the region?s largest supermarket chain, which has deep roots in the local Jewish community.

// In Orchids of Asia Day Spa case, defense attorneys ask for prosecution to be held in contempt of court

Attorneys for two women facing charges in the Orchids of Asia Day Spa prostitution case are asking a judge to hold the state?s attorney?s office and the town of Jupiter in criminal contempt of court.

Chesto Means Business

// Mass. makes its play for Hasbro HQ

Now it is time for Charlie Baker's roll of the dice in the board game called Where Will Hasbro Go?

Boston Medical Center has received an $89 million federal grant to participate in a nationwide research study addressing the opioid crisis.

Boston Medical Center receives $89m federal grant for opioid study

The funding will allow Boston Medical Center to better tailor treatment options to 16 communities across the state.

// Officials offer ?turkey tips? after reports of birds? aggressive behavior

The notice to residents comes a few weeks after a pregnant Cambridge woman said she was attacked by a group of aggressive turkeys while out for a walk.

Emerson removes graffiti accusing specific students of sexual misconduct

The ?value of basic fairness is undermined? by anonymous, unsubstantiated claims, the school?s president wrote in a letter to students, faculty, and employees.

Allie Emond visited the Massachusetts Fallen Heroes memorial in the Seaport while she was in town for the Marathon.

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Kevin Cullen

Allie Emond finished the Boston Marathon and now begins a different one

The Massachusetts native ran the Marathon in memory of her husband, a soldier who was killed in Afghanistan last year.

// Dustin Pedroia goes back on injured list, but it appears he dodged a bullet

Pedroia is dealing with ?irritation? in his left knee, according to Red Sox officials. He?s expected to return next month.


// Duke?s Daniel Jones could be a fine understudy to Tom Brady

The Patriots likely would have to trade up to draft him, but his promise might make it worth it.

Boston, MA - 4/17/2019 - (2nd quarter) New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and his girlfriend Linda Holliday attended the game. The Boston Celtics host the Indiana Pacers in Game 2 of Round 1 of the Eastern Conference Playoffs at TD Garden. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Adam Himmelsbach, Topic: 18Celtics-Pacers, LOID: 8.5.1015682352.

Bill Belichick, numerous Patriots attend Celtics-Pacers Game 2

Belichick, of course, was showered with cheers.

Hiawatha Bray | Tech Lab

// At Fenway, a prank and a warning

The remote-controlled aerial drone that soared over the ballpark during a game was probably just a bored teenager?s idea of a prank, but it could have been much worse.

// ?I just felt like I had to go back?: Marathon runner faints a block and a half away from finish and completes race 5 hours later

Jessica Kenny, 25, went back to finish what she started after coming up painfully short.


// Wynn Resorts should keep gaming license

A sizeable fine and personal consequences for two of the qualifiers would best balance fairness, accountability, and the state?s desire to keep the casino on track.



State cannabis panel fully intent on enforcing rules

?When it comes to ownership and control limits, the law, regulation, and guidance are strong.?

Opinion | Alice Lloyd

// Passover and Easter ? a divine double-feature

Attending seder in Brookline and Easter at Trinity Church is a two-way celebration of being welcome in one another?s faiths.

Greg Shell on evening economic disparities

As managing director of the Bain Capital Double Impact Fund, Greg Shell works to identify and fund companies that offer profitable models for addressing critical social problems.

Special reports

The house at 212 Forest St.

He bought the fencing coach?s house. Then his son got into Harvard

The Needham house was assessed at $549,300, but sold for nearly a million dollars. The buyer, who never lived a day there, would sell it 17 months later at a substantial loss in what may become the next chapter in the national debate over fairness in college admissions.

Munch Madness

Munch Madness | Final

// And the Munch Madness winner is . . .

Beloved Boston bakery Flour takes the cake over Sarma to clinch Munch Madness 2019.

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.


// 108 Stitches

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The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Photos: The 2019 Boston Marathon

An estimated 30,000 runners competed in the 123rd Boston Marathon.

Spring House Hunt

// The things home sellers do that can turn off buyers or kill a sale

A hot housing market forgives a lot of mistakes, but that doesn?t stop sellers from undermining their own home sale.


// U.S. researcher ready to start pregnancies with ?three-parent? embryos

At a public forum at Harvard Law School, the researcher said his team has used a controversial technique to make embryos for four female patients.