20 state troopers face possible discipline in overtime scam probe

The most egregious alleged violators put in for as many as 100 bogus shifts, officials at the embattled law enforcement agency said.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Clipboard-14293.jpg Amherst College football player dies in Mexico City

Andrew Dorogi was an economics major from Ohio who was slated to graduate this year and played tight end on the college’s football team.

Parkland shooting survivors at Harvard: ‘You need to act’

High school students who survived a Florida mass shooting last month called for political accountability during a panel discussion Tuesday night.

The mayor was on hand Tuesday for the reopening of a modernized McDonald’s at Downtown Crossing.

Nestor Ramos

At a McDonald’s of the future, Walsh sees Boston’s present

The city Marty Walsh leads looks a lot more like the Downtown Crossing McDonald’s than it does any fancy fundraiser or swanky soiree.

Opinion | Richard W. Painter

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Any rational president wouldn’t even consider it. But then there’s Trump.

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Death penalty for drug dealers is not a new idea

Trump can already pursue the death penalty for drug dealers. Here’s why no other president has done it.

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Because of how a 2015 bill by Attorney General Maura Healey was drafted, prosecutors say it’s extremely difficult to charge someone with fentanyl trafficking.

Austin authorities: Incendiary device, not package bomb, went off

Austin authorities say the Tuesday night explosion is unrelated to the five other explosions in the city since March 2.

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Dave Epstein

Wednesday’s storm is more of a kick in the shins than a full-blown knockout

The overall structure of the storm just isn’t the same as the past nor’easters, which is a good thing.

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Snow is expected to start around rush hour Wednesday night and continue through noon on Thursday, forecasters said.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Clipboard-14289.jpg These maps show how much snow Massachusetts could get tomorrow

From when the storm is expected to arrive to how much snow the state could receive, here’s a look — in maps — at what to expect Wednesday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/20/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/LLgraphic.png Listen to episode 1 of the new Love Letters podcast

It’s common advice: The best way to get over your ex is to get under someone new. But is rebound sex empowering, or does it leave you feeling lonelier? Meredith Goldstein investigates.

David Chang with University of Maryland professor Psyche Williams-Forson in a booth once used by Martin Luther King Jr.


What David Chang’s ‘Ugly Delicious’ says about food culture today

And why food television still has a long way to go.

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The proposed initiative would mandate the number of patients assigned to a nurse at one time, for all hospital units in the state.

Shirley Leung

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/15/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_yawkeyway9_met.jpg No winners in Yawkey Way street fight

The dispute over Tom Yawkey’s legacy exposes how hard it is for our city to move beyond its racist past.

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The Patriots coach joked he probably won’t be coaching the North Carolina State defensive end anytime soon.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/02/16/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/GettyImages-96481188_2.jpg Ex-Playboy model sues to break silence on Trump

A former Playboy model who claimed she had an affair with Donald Trump sued Tuesday to be released from a 2016 legal agreement requiring her silence.

Vote in round 2 of Munch Madness

The results are in from Round 1 of this year’s Munch Madness restaurant tournament bracket. Appropriately for New England, seafood dominated.

Opinion & Ideas


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The death of a woman struck by a self-driving Uber highlights the danger of testing autonomous vehicles on public streets without a coherent national policy.

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 decline of local newspapers could be a disaster in the making for disease surveillance.

Real Estate

Our picks: What $400,000 will buy you in Greater Boston

Looking to spend about $400,000 on a house in Greater Boston? We found five properties — condos in Newton, Marblehead, Mattapan, and Swampscott and a Cape in Framingham — around that price point. Check them out: 49 Grove St.

Special reports

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/04/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/levine_xref_teze.jpg Inside the ‘cult’ that catapulted conductor James Levine’s career

At the beginning of the maestro’s 50-year career, Levine ran what some young musicians considered a cult, allegedly making members take loyalty tests and engage in group sex.

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2018 Paralympic Winter Games

Scenes from the Paralympics taking place March 9-18 in PyeongChang, South Korea. 670 athletes with disabilities from around the world compete in 80 events in six different sports.


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