Key Supreme Court justices appear friendly to travel ban

Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Anthony Kennedy seemed largely unmoved by the argument that President Trump exceeded his authority with the ban.

FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson speaks to reporters during the daily press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, in Washington. Now it’s Washington’s turn to examine Jackson. The doctor to Presidents George W. Bush, Barack Obama and now Donald Trump is an Iraq War veteran nominated to head the Department of Veterans Affairs. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

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Jackson is said to have recklessly prescribed drugs, crashed government vehicle while drunk

Dr. Ronny Jackson, President Trump’s nominee to head the Department of Veterans Affairs, is under increasing scrutiny.

// Michael Cohen will plead 5th Amendment in Stormy Daniels lawsuit

Michael Cohen, President Trump’s lawyer, said the criminal investigation against him prompted him to assert his right against self-incrimination in the lawsuit by Stormy Daniels.

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Yvonne Abraham

A hard lesson at Mount Ida

It’s hard to see what Mount Ida College did here as anything other than a scam.

// Why do kids kill their parents? A specialist offers insights

An expert says there’s a variety of possible reasons, including trying to stop abuse, other family conflicts, or furthering a criminal scheme.

 Police found the body of 47-year-old Kimberly Mironovas early Sunday in her home in Litchfield, Maine.


She sought a fresh start in Maine. Her story had a horrific finish

Kimberly Mironovas left suburban Ashland for Litchfield, Maine. Now her son and two other teens are accused in her killing.

// Medicaid needs to change, head of program says in Boston, and that includes spending caps

Seema Verma expressed support for an idea backed by many conservatives: implementing limits on Medicaid spending.

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// Will Wynn blink first in its showdown over the Everett casino?

A high-stakes game of chicken is being played out in Everett, and the newly expanded board of Wynn Resorts may be the key to the fate of the $2.5 billion project.

// Veteran WBZ news reporter Lana Jones dies at 62

The veteran news reporter and familiar voice on AM radio died suddenly Wednesday morning at a Worcester hospital.

// Deputy sheriff is fatally shot in Norridgewock, Maine

A massive manhunt is underway in Maine for the 29-year-old suspect.

“Avengers: Infinity War” is what Marvel superhero movies of the past decade have all been leading to.

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Movie Review

A crowded ‘Avengers’ ends up making the villain the central figure

This is what Marvel’s superhero movies have been leading to. But there’s a reason the best recipes don’t call for every ingredient in the pantry.

// Kanye West went on a tweetstorm about Trump — and Trump responded

After tweeting praise for “my brother” Donald Trump, West posted that his wife — Kim Kardashian West — asked him to clarify that he doesn’t “agree with everything Trump does.”

Robert Kraft reportedly criticized Trump in a secret NFL meeting

“We have a president who will use that as fodder to do his mission that I don’t feel is in the best interests of America,” Kraft said of player protests during the anthem, according to The New York Times.

// Some of the awkward moments from the Trump-Macron visit

From President Trump briefly holding hands with the French president to apparent brush-offs by Melania Trump, here’s a look at some awkward moments.


// Linda Pizzuti Henry tops Boston Magazine’s ‘Most Influential People’ list

Mayor Marty Walsh, Governor Charlie Baker, and Attorney General Maura Healey also made the top 10.


// Ben Volin’s 2018 NFL mock draft

The teams are about to restock, and this is how our expert sees the first round going (trades included).

Thousands of black people were lynched in campaigns of racist terror. They now have a memorial

The National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Ala., is dedicated to the victims of American white supremacy.

Love Letters

He dumped me, then wanted me back when I found someone new

How do I stop second-guessing my last breakup and move on with the great guy I’ve met?

Lincoln Chafee spoke at the NH State Democratic Convention in 2015.

In a surprise, former R.I. governor Lincoln Chafee considers run for old Senate seat

Lincoln Chafee was a Republican when he lost the seat to Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse in 2006, but now he’ll run as a Democrat.

//[1].jpg A Downeast Cider bar is coming to the Greenway in May. Cheers!

The nonprofit that runs the downtown park has tapped Downeast Cider to run an outdoor pop-up bar, this time on Dewey Square Plaza across from South Station.

// Crazy snake worms are not on the plane — but they may well be in New England gardens

Crazy snake worms are slithering into gardens across New England, and they mean big trouble, experts say.

LogMeIn got in early, signing favorable lease terms that don’t expire for another six years. CEO Bill Wagner says he’s already thinking about what to do when that time is up.

Talking Points

LogMeIn could get cramped in the Seaport

When the software firm relocated five years ago from Woburn, it became one of the first corporate tenants in a revitalized South Boston Waterfront.


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// ‘Regifting’ transplanted kidneys could ease the organ shortage

A surgeon has transplanted three “regifted” kidneys from previous transplant recipients who died — breaking an unspoken taboo.


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These cars are solid picks for college graduates

The only thing more tearful than the goodbyes of dropping a freshman off at college are the four years of tuition, rent, food and books that follow. The College Board pegs the average annual cost, overall, at in-state institutions at $25,290.