The Trump presidency

16 million more uninsured under GOP’s ‘skinny repeal,’ CBO says

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell released the text of the pared-down ‘‘Obamacare’’ repeal bill Thursday night.

// Paul Ryan says House willing to negotiate final health bill with Senate

Speaker Paul Ryan says the House willing to negotiate a final health care bill with the Senate to ease GOP senators’ doubts.

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Is Anthony Scaramucci trying to out-Trump President Trump?

White House chief of staff Reince Priebus, left, and communications director Anthony Scaramucci, right, listened as President Donald Trump spoke with reporters during an Wall Street Journal interview.

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This photo perfectly sums up the relationship between Scaramucci and Priebus

Looks like the feud between two power players in the White House is growing.

// Boy Scouts apologize for Trump’s remarks at jamboree

President Trump had crowed over his election victory, attacked the media, and criticized Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama.

// DC lobbyists ready for ‘Hunger Games’ of tax code reform

As the GOP’s fight over health care drags on, businesses are salivating over the next item on the Trump agenda: a tax code overhaul.

// SJC affirms ruling granting South Boston man new murder trial

Frederick Weichel, 65, was freed on bail in April after spending 36 years in prison for a murder he insists he didn’t commit.

// Can Boston’s roads and trains handle the building boom?

The region is hungry for housing, but questions are mounting about the capacity of the transit system to handle so many more riders.

// Rewriting the pot law was a breeze compared to what comes next

Governor Baker is set to sign the recreational pot measure Friday, setting in motion a high-stakes, 11-month sprint to license retail establishments.

// Starbucks to shutter all Teavana stores as sales disappoint

The company reported disappointing global sales growth on Thursday, and said it will close all 379 Teavana locations over the coming year.

Russell Reeves, the father of Austin Reeves, has publicly criticized the police response to his home as heavy-handed.

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How Hingham police say a fatal standoff unfolded

Incident reports released this week revealed new details about the 10-hour standoff that ended with the suicide of a 26-year-old man at his family’s home.


// Why we should tell girls they’re ‘beautiful’ less often

Children’s concerns about appearance and body image can start as early as preschool, and parents might unwittingly fuel these unhealthy obsessions.

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// An Army veteran who voted for the guy who says she shouldn’t serve

President Trump’s tweet not only purported to ban transgender people from serving, it insulted the service of veterans like Brianna MacKinnon.

Dunkin’ Donuts customers in parts of New England can soon say farewell to certain types of muffins.

These are the items Dunkin’ Donuts is ditching from some local menus

If you start your morning with a danish and a caramel coffee from Dunkin’ Donuts, you might soon have to go elsewhere to get your daily fix.

// Red Sox’ Sam Kennedy says Dennis Eckersley was owed an apology

Kennedy said he apologized to the NESN analyst after pitcher David Price verbally blasted him.

//[1].jpg At age 26, Ravens’ John Urschel retires from NFL to pursue PhD in math at MIT

A doctoral candidate in mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Urschel already has nine published or accepted research papers to his name.

The Boston Globe

Six months in, how is NBC Boston faring against its established rivals?

It’s been six months since NBC Boston launched, joining the city’s five other TV outlets, including WHDH-TV Channel 7.

// Fox News spends more than $100,000 to poke fun at NYT

Fox ran a full-page advertisement in the Times on Thursday, blurbing a recent review in the newspaper about “Fox and Friends.”

// Flying is bad for the planet. Here’s how you can help make it better

Take one round-trip flight between New York and California, and you’ve generated about 20 percent of the greenhouse gases your car emits in one year.

// A man allegedly killed his wife on a cruise because she laughed at him

A Utah man told an acquaintance who later walked into the couple’s blood-splattered room that he did it because she laughed at him, FBI officials said.

// Undrafted rookie’s TD catch leaves Patriots defense doing pushups

The undrafted free agent had one of the highlight plays during the Patriots’ practice Thursday.


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// Using CRISPR, scientists efficiently edit genome of viable human embryos

Some of the nation’s leading scientists have long warned against such work.