NRA’s business partners are cutting ties with the group after school shooting

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD - FEBRUARY 22: The booth of National Rifle Association (NRA) is seen during CPAC 2018 February 22, 2018 in National Harbor, Maryland. The American Conservative Union hosted its annual Conservative Political Action Conference to discuss conservative agenda. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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MetLife, Enterprise car rentals, airlines, and Boston home security startup SimpliSafe dropped NRA deals after the Parkland shooting.

// As Trump talks about new gun measures, gun owners talk ‘betrayal’

President Trump says he’s backing new gun measures, but the gun owners and advocates who helped propel his political rise see desertion and betrayal.

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Expect snow and sleet late Saturday night into Sunday in many parts of Massachusetts, with rain in the Boston area.

// Man arrested in fatal stabbing Saturday morning at Winchester Public Library

An elderly man and a woman in her 20s were stabbed Saturday morning at the Winchester Public Library, and a man in his 20s was arrested.


// The lesson of the ‘Broward Coward’

A distinctly American notion holds that real men dispatch bad men with a pull of the trigger. But this is directly at odds with how real people behave.

Nikolas Cruz is the 19-year-old suspect charged with the shooting in Parkland, Florida. MUST CREDIT: Broward County Sheriff's Office

A closer look at the Parkland shooter’s interactions with police

The calls include 11 disturbances, two calls about missing people, and an allegation of animal abuse.

// For Warren Buffett, acquisitions have gotten too pricey

Berkshire Hathaway has grown in recent years in part by buying other companies. But CEO Warren Buffett says the acquisition craze has driven up prices, and prompting Berkshire to stay on the sideline.

// Two more high-ranking officials at Massachusetts State Police retire

The retirements are the latest fallout from the controversy over how police handled the arrest of a judge’s daughter.

// ADL warns of white paramilitary group that wants a race war

In the past two years, the group has been posting fliers on college campuses, including one here in Boston.

// DOJ alerted White House 2 weeks ago about issues in Kushner’s clearance

A top Justice Department official alerted the White House two weeks ago that there were ongoing issues in Jared Kushner’s security clearance.

// The first rule of seeing Barack Obama in Boston is don’t talk about seeing Barack Obama in Boston

There were some strict rules in place during the former president’s appearance at a sports analytics conference today.

United States' Jessica Diggins, left, and Kikkan Randall celebrate after winning the gold medal in the women's team sprint freestyle cross-country skiing final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

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John Powers | On Olympics

Assessing the Americans at PyeongChang, sport by sport

The US will have its lowest medal total since 1998, when the Games also were in Asia.


// ‘Snowboard Ester’ and ‘Skier Ester’ become one Olympic gold medalist

Ester Ledecka’s dream came true when she became the first woman to win a gold medal in two different sports at the Winter Games.


/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/02/24/ Made for Hollywood: The tale of Team USA’s first Olympic gold medal in curling

American skip John Shuster takes his rightful place in one of sports best narratives.

// Smartphones can make us dumb. Here’s what one reporter did about it.

Realizing his phone usage had gotten out of control, a Globe reporter made the decision to go on a smartphone diet — with surprising results.

New York Yankees' Aaron Judge, left, and Giancarlo Stanton stretch at baseball spring training camp, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)



Twenty things to watch this baseball season

The Yankees are near the center of attention in any season, but you ain’t seen nothing yet.

// Welcome to brunch — the new Saturday night

In Boston, a growing number of restaurants are adding Saturday brunch, and Lincoln Tavern and Allston’s Deep Ellum now serve brunch daily. Tuesday brunch — it almost sounds obscene.

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In the battle of you against the bots, here’s how to win

The bots are out there on Twitter, more than you might think. But you can spot them, if you know how to look.

Dinner With Cupid

Blind date: ‘My body started to cry out for more cold medication’

Will cold and flu season thwart these daters?

// All about that bass: Harvard students snag 25-pound fish in Charles River

“By the end I was kneeling on the ground, totally exhausted,” one of the brothers said of fighting to reel in the large striped bass.

// From KFC, a 3-letter apology for its UK chicken crisis

The company rearranged the letters in its name in an advertisement, and if a vowel was missing, the meaning was clear.

Actress and model Abbey Lee; below as a teenager.

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Modeling’s glamour hides web of abuse

The fashion industry is built on glamour and allure, but many models, especially the very young, know it for something else: sexual exploitation and abuse.

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// The promise of health care for Iraq veterans

A judge’s decision linking burn pit exposure to lung disease offers a glimmer of hope for better health care coverage for veterans of Iraq.


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Parkland. Las Vegas. Sutherland Springs. Newtown. On and on: In America, mass shootings have become so familiar that they seem to follow the same sad script.

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// Opinion: Psychiatric advance directives can help us help our patients

After struggling to treat a patient who was mentally ill, a Cambridge Health Alliance doctor has come around to them.

Real Estate

Native plants: New England’s tested survivors

Working with native plants is one great way to ensure the plants in your garden will not contribute to the disastrous environmental and economic effects of invasive species.


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Olympic celebrations

Capturing the moments when Olympic athletes celebrated a win or their performance at the PyeongChang Games.