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.


// Watching his back, Trump lets down our guard

The man with the constitutional responsibility to protect this country repeatedly tried to thwart the investigation.

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.

// 14 key takeaways from the Mueller report

The long-awaited Mueller report is two volumes and 448 pages long, including attachments. Here are some of the most interesting portions of the report.

// 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.

More Mueller report coverage

// Congress mulls next steps after release of Mueller report

It?s now up to Congress to decide what to do with special counsel Robert Mueller?s findings about President Donald Trump.

Ground Game

Moulton secures co-working spaces for potential presidential campaign

Salem, MA. 02/11/2019, Congressman Seth Moulton addressed Salem State College students. Representative Seth Moulton has spoken in Iowa and New Hampshire. He is scheduled to give a major foreign policy address at a Washington think tank on Tuesday. But for the first time Moulton is now saying what might be already obvious: He is thinking about running for president. Globe staff/Suzanne Kreiter

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In Massachusetts, he has secured a spot inside Workbar Salem, which is next to the Bewitched Sculpture in Lappin Park. Moulton?s team will also have an office inside The Yard in Washington, the person said.

// 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?

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.

A key player in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi?s inner circle, Ways and Means Committee chairman Richard Neal has been the point person in the Democrats? effort to force President Trump to release his taxes.

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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?

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.

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.

// Arthur Polonsky, Boston Expressionist artist and teacher, dies at 93

A Globe art critic once called Mr. Polonsky ?one of the authentic visionaries among figurative painters.?


// When a killer?s words have a greater purpose

Greg Gibson ?did not give Wayne Lo a spotlight. He used his son?s killer to make a point about easy access to guns.?

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.