Mass. tipster warned Florida officials about school shooter

The Broward County sheriff’s office has not identified the person who called about Nikolas Cruz.

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Florida Governor Rick Scott’s plan will also mandate one officer for every 1,000 students, mandate active shooter training, and ban bump stocks.

Michael A. Cohen

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Putting more guns in schools will lead to more accidents and more deaths.

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A day after President Trump proposed arming some teachers as a way to help avert school massacres, Kennedy was unequivocal in his rejection of the concept.

Ground Game

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The national conversation is dominated not just by the discussion of politics, but what people can do about it.

Opinion | Rebecca Nagle

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Native American people are the sole authority on who is and who is not native. Period.

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The plea by Rick Gates is a strong indication that he is planning to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.

The most off-script moments from President Trump’s CPAC speech

President Trump replayed a number of his greatest campaign hits during a freewheeling and at times angry speech to a room of conservative activists.

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Several local colleges have said that admission won’t be negatively affected if they’re disciplined for protesting gun violence.

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The home security startup had faced criticism on social media from people who support stronger gun laws.

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From skiing and cycling to tubing and trekking, the Mt. Washington Valley is the place to go to make the most of winter.

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David Price is trying to move past all the negativity from last season.

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DAN SHAUGHNESSY

All he is saying is give Price a chance

In the ill-fated 2017 season, David Price said, he wasn’t himself, but he is feeling good and ready to give it his best this year.

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

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It’s well known that attending a private university in the Northeast is expensive. But the price tag has now risen above $70,000 at some schools.

Miss Conduct

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I expect younger folks to gladly stand up on the T when someone older comes along.

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Making his phone dumber was the smartest thing he ever did

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

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A report by Yahoo! Sports detailed cash payments, loans, and expense money given to players and their relatives.

(FILES) In this file photo taken on February 21, 2018 Russia's Nadezhda Sergeeva and Russia's Anastasia Kocherzhova (unseen) compete in the women's bobsleigh heat 4 final run during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Olympic Sliding Centre on February 21, 2018 in Pyeongchang. Russian bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeeva has tested positive for a banned substance at the Winter Olympics, Russia's bobsleigh federation said February 23, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Mark RALSTONMARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images

Russian bobsledder who wore ‘I don’t do doping’ shirt tests positive for banned substance

Nadezhda Sergeeva wore the sweatshirt in a video posted on YouTube ahead of the Olympics.

JOHN POWERS I ON OLYMPICS

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After its weakest overall Olympic showing in two dozen years, US figure skating has an exceptional amount of catching up to do.

NAMES

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The figure-skating superstar made a public appearance at the Stoneham Arena on Thursday afternoon.

OLYMPIC NOTEBOOK

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Diggins thrust herself across the finish line to give the Americans a dazzling gold medal in the cross-country team sprint.

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Snap Inc.’s flagship platform has lost some luster, at least according to one social-media influencer in the Kardashian-Jenner clan.

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Police say the 74-year-old former ‘‘Saturday Night Live’’ star chased down the other driver after he was cut off in traffic and during the altercation was kicked in the shoulder.

90th Academy Awards

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Here are six nominations (or eight, depending on how you count) worthy of Oscar consideration.

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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EDITORIAL

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By accepting the endorsement of Teamsters Local 25, Charlie Baker has effectively ended the union’s political ostracization.

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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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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.

Crossword

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Puzzled? Keep trying your hand at our interactive crossword and see if you can triumph.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Olympic celebrations

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