In N.H., Trump calls for getting tough on drug dealers

President Trump on Monday unveiled a new plan to combat the opioid epidemic — including tougher punishments for those selling drugs illegally.

// Trump reprimands Boston during his N.H. speech

After President Trump took a few minutes to reprimand Boston for being a so-called sanctuary city, US Senator Ed Markey quickly jumped to the city’s defense.

// Addiction experts have mixed reactions to Trump’s opioid plan

Specialists and advocates in Massachusetts praised the president for emphasizing opioid treatment, but criticized his death penalty stance.


// Aaron Hernandez lawyer: ‘This man clearly was gay’

The second installment of Oxygen’s two-part documentary about the former Patriots player looks at some of his relationships.


// Daughter’s health puts everything in perspective for Craig Kimbrel

“There’s no denying this is the toughest thing we’ve ever been through,” said the Red Sox closer, “but we’ve been in the right place.”

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Following the moving pieces with the Patriots

They haven’t made splashy deals, but here is a progress report on what they have done and where they stand.

// ‘Dear Evan Hansen,’ ‘Hello, Dolly!’ highlight Broadway In Boston’s 2018-19 season

Three of the season’s 11 shows will be presented in the reopened Colonial Theatre.

// What you need to know about changes to Mass. driving licenses

The RMV is going dark this weekend, and when it comes back, drivers will see big changes for renewing their licenses.

// Everyone wants to kill generic drug loophole — except drug makers and some GOP leaders

The pharmaceutical industry is successfully fighting back efforts to end a loophole that costs taxpayers and consumers billions of dollars a year.

// Want to avoid the flu while flying? Here’s what experts say you should do

The advice comes out of a new attempt to determine the risks of catching germs on an airplane.

Opinion | Maggie Hassan

// Imagine a secretary of education who understands public education

Betsy DeVos does not understand that public education is a necessary foundation for a democracy.

A man cleared snow off his roof in Sudbury last week.

Boston could see 10 inches of snow from Wednesday’s storm

A winter storm watch has been posted for much of Massachusetts for Wednesday into Thursday as another tempest barrels down on the region.

// These maps show the best- and worst-case scenarios for snow on Wednesday

Boston could see up to a foot of snow in the high-end scenario, according to new maps posted online by the National Weather Service.

// Authorities: Brother of shooting suspect arrested at Marjory Stoneman Douglas

Authorities say the brother of the teen charged with killing 17 people at a Florida school has been arrested for trespassing at the same school.

// US student found dead in Bermuda after intense search

Authorities have not determined a cause of death of Mark Dombroski, a 19-year-old student from Pennsylvania who disappeared following a rugby tournament.

// Uber driver charged with raping woman in car in Boston

A driver allegedly raped an intoxicated female passenger in his car in Boston over the weekend and told police, “I know I’m in trouble, I had sex with her,” prosecutors said.

// Uber self-driving vehicle hits, kills pedestrian in Arizona

Uber suspended all of its self-driving testing Monday after what is believed to be the first fatal pedestrian crash involving the vehicles.

// Judge denies prosecution motion, possibly putting Boston Calling case in jeopardy

Prosecutors have said they would be on a “collision course with dismissal” if US District Court Judge Leo T. Sorokin followed through with his plans.

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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.

Debuting Love Letters: The Podcast

// A breakup: Is it an end, or is it a beginning?

In Season One, Meredith Goldstein explores this question through intimate stories of love and heartbreak and confessions from her own life.

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// March Madness lessons for UMass Boston

UMBC can teach Massachusetts about something more than basketball, but about higher education and the future of UMass Boston.

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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// What will become of the man who helped build Theranos?

Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani is a virtual ghost — despite spending nearly seven years in the No. 2 position at the blood-testing startup.

Special reports

// 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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