Obama commutes prison sentence of Chelsea Manning

Manning, who was sentenced to 35 years in prison in 2013, will be released in May, according to the White House.

Local politics

Bristol, Plymouth county jails to screen inmates for deportation

The sheriffs will sign agreements with Immigration and Customs Enforcement that will allow them to enforce federal immigration law.

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Some customers’ monthly bills would go up by about 10 percent.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/statehouse1.jpg State lawmakers revive plan to raise their pay

The controversial proposal would raise pay at a time when the state faces persistent budget gaps and nearly a third of residents qualify for Medicaid.

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Governor Baker plans to propose an assessment of $2,000 per worker against companies that do not offer health insurance.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/TDPS_18kidnap01_met--11811.jpg Woman faces charges for fleeing R.I. with children 31 years ago

The woman was located in Texas and authorities say her 30-something daughters are now both free to contact their father.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/bud.jpg The legal marijuana law as we know it may change drastically

Public comments from Senate President Stanley Rosenberg about potential changes are setting off alarm bells among backers.

The transition: Obama to Trump

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/17/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/1a7253373430403084c8116ae6f0051b-1a7253373430403084c8116ae6f0051b-0.jpg LePage says the NAACP should apologize to white people

The comment came hours after he said civil rights leader John Lewis should be grateful for what Republican presidents have done for black people.

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As cars evolve, gas stations are falling behind

With more hybrid, electric, and possibly driverless cars hitting roads in coming years, gas stations are under pressure to adapt to the needs of the industry, but can they?

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AFC Championship: Steelers at Patriots

Foxborough, MA - 09/10/15 - (2nd quarter) Fans in the stands hold a sign looking for Roger Goodell. The New England Patriots take on the Pittsburgh Steelers in the season home opener and raising of the Super Bowl Championship banner at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Michael Whitmer, Topic: 11Patriots-Steelers, LOID: 8.1.3369354991.

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What are you afraid of, Roger Goodell?

You’re the NFL commissioner, defender of the Shield — you can put up with a few boos at Gillette Stadium.


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A lot of the improvement is the result of 38-year-old James Harrison getting back into the lineup.

Alex Speier

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/17/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Grossfeld17.jpg Do the Patriots improve after ‘ugly wins’?

The stats paint an interesting picture of how the Patriots perform following games with three or more turnovers.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/17/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/davis_hit2_spts.jpg What’s it like to be the photographer run over by an NFL player?

Matthew J. Lee, a Globe photographer who was knocked over by a Texans player Saturday, shares his tale.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2012/08/21/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/IMG_0247.jpg Whole Foods closing troubled Everett kitchen

The facility produced prepared foods for more than 70 Whole Foods stores across the northeast,

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_exams1_met-11929.jpg How Mayor Walsh will push for more state money for Boston schools

Costs have been rising faster than revenues, forcing the school system to make cuts even as the budget has increased to $1 billion.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. addressed the crowd on Boston Common after a march from Roxbury in 1965.

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Yvonne Abraham

DeLeo to look into ‘proper honoring’ of MLK in Mass.

“We sometimes forget . . . about the connection that Dr. King had with Massachusetts,” House Speaker Robert DeLeo said of Martin Luther King Jr.


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Tuesday’s storm will be a messy mixed bag of precipitation

Precipitation ranging from sleet to snow will impact the evening commute in Greater Boston Tuesday.


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Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Stephen Crosby

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They are fulfilling their promise of broad-based economic development.

Special reports

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/14/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/unbowed_tiled-11878.jpg As Obama departs, black youth question place in Trump’s America

Black youth in Ferguson, Baltimore, and Boston are confronting the paradox of President Obama’s historic ascension and the start of the Donald Trump era.

Life sciences

STAT, a national publication from Boston Globe Media Partners, covers health, medicine, and life sciences.


The Desperate and the Dead | Part 7

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/05/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/20160923_SAMentalHealth_312.jpg The San Antonio solution

One Texas city took on mental health as a community and became a national model. Why can’t Mass. do the same?

The story behind ‘Spotlight’

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/spotlight-9497.jpg Boston Globe coverage and the movie ‘Spotlight’

“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.