The Oscars

Mahershala Ali arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

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Mahershala Ali wins best supporting actor

The “Moonlight” actor took home the first big award of the night.

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// Taraji P. Henson wows in a simple, dark gown on the Oscars red carpet

Do we even care what everyone else is wearing? (Spoiler: Yes.)

// Here’s why stars are wearing blue ribbons at the Oscars

One of the first overtly political moments of this year’s Oscars was unfolding hours before the actual ceremony.

// Kimmel gets political in Oscars opener

“I want to say thank you to President Trump,” Kimmel said. “Remember last year, when it seemed like the Oscars were racist?”


WASHINGTON, D.C. - FEBRUARY 22: (AFP-OUT) U.S. President Donald Trump discusses the federal budget in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on February 22, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Trump to ask for major cuts to EPA, increased spending for military

President Trump also wants no reductions to Social Security and Medicare, according to senior administration officials.

// Father of Navy SEAL killed in Yemen refuses to meet Trump

The father of a Navy SEAL killed during an antiterrorism raid in Yemen is demanding an investigation into its planning.

// Trump’s choice to be Navy secretary withdraws

President Trump’s choice to be secretary of the Navy, Philip Bilden, cited concerns about privacy and separating himself from his business interests.


// Jaylen Brown helps Celtics top Pistons

The rookie’s big 3-pointer in the final minute allowed Boston to escape with a win.

Is violence a contagious disease?

Gunshot victim Kynndal Martin worked in the cafeteria at Boston Medical Center where he got his job through the job-placement program with the hospital's violence intervention advocacy program.

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A national drive works to recast the fractured lives that time and again put young people in danger.

// City pressing state for more liquor licenses

A new plan would reserve licenses specifically for certain neighborhoods until they had a restaurant that is ready to apply for one.

A memorial was left at Pond Street in Stoneham.

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16-year-old girl killed in Stoneham crash

“She was a very conscientious driver,” said the grandmother of 16-year-old Sydney Coiro. “We did not expect that this would ever happen.”

// Politics, prejudice pose problems in workplace

Vitriol has increasingly roiled the workplace in the Trump era, with charges of discrimination increasing.

// Startups’ latest nut to crack: food allergies

A number of Boston companies have launched non-medical alternatives to help allergy sufferers better maneuver through life.

// The worst day in the history of Lake Winnipesaukee

On the morning of Feb. 11 — Derby Day in New Hampshire — everything looked postcard-perfect. But looks can be deceiving.

// Internet privacy rules headed for showdown

A new FCC chairman and Republicans in Congress are threatening to repeal privacy rules for Internet service providers.


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// Striking a blow for privacy at the airport

Imagine an airport customs agent scrolling through your cellphone’s camera roll. It shouldn’t happen.

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// A life taken, but also a life lost

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// 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?

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The quaint, quiet coastal town of Manchester-by-the-Sea is a well-kept secret no more, thanks to the recent Hollywood film that takes its name from the place.