Metro

Alarmed by Trump, schools protect vulnerable students

At least seven communities have sent home letters or posted statements after moves to restrict immigration and protections to transgender students.

Tropical Tidbits

dave epstein

Shorts on Wednesday, shovels on Friday?

We’re not off the weather roller coaster quite yet.

OBITUARY

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/02/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/neil.jpg ‘Game of Thrones’ actor from Worcester had boisterous nature

Neil Fingleton, who stood at 7 foot 7 and played high school and college basketball in Worcester, died over the weekend.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/02/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_tornado3_met.jpg Residents in Conway stunned by tornado’s wrath

Thousands of trees were downed, roads were blocked, and residences were severely damaged by the unprecedented twister.

03/17/2016 -Cambridge, MA- The closed former Harvard Square Theatre (Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff) section: Arts reporter: Arnett

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After 5 years, Cambridge wants movement on Harvard theater

The city could intervene if the long-vacant property’s owner doesn’t quickly move forward with redevelopment.

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The school can establish a second location in Westfield despite alleged ties to Fethullah Gulen.

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The prestigious publication has its first black woman president, 27 years after its first black president (Barack Obama).

Sponsored by Rockland Trust

Upgrades to Logan are necessary, but will they ever get off the ground?

Priorities include adding more parking and international flights. Massport CEO Thomas Glynn tells us the plan going forward, and if it’s feasible.

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Politics

Cambridge, MA--6/3/2015--Harvard University president Drew Faust (cq) talks about John A. Paulson's (cq) $400 million gift, on Wednesday, June 3, 2015. It establishes the John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (cq). Photo by Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Topic: 04harvard Reporter: Laura Krantz

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Harvard ramps up lobbying as Trump is seen as threat

Harvard president Drew Faust is visiting Washington to make the case to members of Congress about changes that could affect the university.

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Any reform could make many unhappy — not just the 20 million covered through the law, but insurers, hospitals, and drug companies, too.

KEVIN CULLEN

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/10/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/cullen_20131018.jpg The Lifesaving Care Act

Given that Jen Fox would be dead — or dead broke — without Obamacare, she’s defensive of it.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/02/27/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/645951164.jpg Who to blame for Trump’s reduced morning tweeting: ‘Morning Joe’

The president has stopped watching the MSNBC program, according to an aide.

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Academy Awards

“La La Land” producer Jordan Horowitz held the winner card with Warren Beatty and host Jimmy Kimmel looked on.

Ty Burr

Oscar gaffe created chaos and left our darker sides glued

The way “Moonlight” won the Oscar for best picture was a profound disservice to a quietly radical and most deserving movie.

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The man who reportedly handed the wrong envelope to Beatty did so moments after tweeting a celebrity photo from backstage.

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 27: (AFP OUT) U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at the National Governors Association meeting in the State Dining Room of the White House February 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Aude Guerrucci-Pool/Getty Images)

Trump says the Oscars focused too hard on politics, calls mix-up ‘sad’

President Trump says the Academy Awards ceremony “focused so hard on politics that they didn’t get the act together at the end.”

Kristin Henry, a former Sterling employee, at her apartment in Florida. Henry says she was 22 when a manager tried to kiss and touch her.

Hundreds of workers at company behind Jared, Kay say culture fostered harassment

Routine sexual ‘‘preying’’ at events ‘‘was done out in the open and appeared to be encouraged, or at least condoned, by the company,’’ one manager said.

Globe Magazine

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/02/24/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/sandy0227letter.jpg Letter to readers from a single mom struggling to get by in Boston

Sandy Guerrier, the subject of a Globe Magazine profile, responds to comments — and criticism.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/02/27/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/moonreuters.jpg Two private citizens to fly on SpaceX trip around the moon

Two people approached the company about sending them on a weeklong flight just beyond the moon next year.

Newsletters

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Our weekly digest on buying, selling, and design, with expert advice and insider neighborhood knowledge.

Trump Today

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President Trump plans to sign a new refugee and immigration executive order this week.

• Schedule: Where the president is today

• News: A look at what happened yesterday

• Social media: What Trump has been tweeting

Opinion & Ideas

EDITORIAL

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/02/27/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/bella-bond200-1330.jpg The Bella Bond story is not over

Progress has been made in reforming the Department of Children and Families. But children are still dying.

Special reports

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/02/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/wiggs_Winnipesaukee_04.jpg 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.

Investigations

Spotlight Follow up

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Officials at the prestigious school disclosed the sexual misconduct involving the former employees after a nine-month investigation.