Will Real ID make the RMV slow again?

The new driver’s licenses, known as Real ID, require drivers to show more documents to prove US citizenship or lawful presence in the country, as well as Massachusetts residency.

Timothy Sullivan (left) and Kenneth Brissette


Trial canceled in Boston Calling case

The upcoming trial of two City Hall officials was canceled after federal prosecutors conceded their evidence was unlikely to meet the judge’s standard for conviction.

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The scandals speak to an organization suffering from a breakdown of professional culture and accountability, police and legal specialists say.

Yvonne Abraham

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The president took a rolling tragedy in this country, one that killed 64,000 people last year, and bent it to his hateful world view.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/22/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/trumpbiden1.jpg ‘Don’t threaten people,’ Trump tells Biden, who he says would ‘go down fast and hard’

President Trump responded to former vice president Joe Biden’s comments at a rally in Florida, saying he is “weak,” and “trying to act like a tough guy.”

Cranberries went from a conveyor belt into a truck in Carver last fall.

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Trump tariffs could backfire on Mass. cranberry growers

The Bay State’s top agricultural food crop could now face a 25 percent tariff on exports to Europe.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/21/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ammo.jpeg 70-year-old man arrested with assault rifle, 350 rounds in Dorchester

“There is no need for any citizen in the city of Boston to be carrying high powered weapons of this kind,” police Commissioner William Evans said.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/21/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Stimson.jpg Unconscious man robbed and left to die on MBTA platform

A man allegedly spent a half-hour rummaging through an unconscious man’s belongings before leaving him to die alone at Downtown Crossing station Wednesday.

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The White House counsel drew up a broad document barring White House officials from publicly disclosing what they heard and saw at work.

Boston, MA: 3/21/2018: With the forecast calling for heavy snow, there were plenty of parking spots available, as well as very light traffic, so much so that a pedestrian could cross the street unimpeded on Beacon Street at 5:45 pm, normally the height of rush hour.Tthe snow has yet to arrive. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

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Dave Epstein

How did forecasters get this nor’easter wrong?

The forecasting industry gets it right a lot, but in the face of ever-changing conditions, sometimes even the professionals get it wrong.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/21/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Chin032118WinterStormNumberFour_Met3.jpg The Boston area may only see a coating of snow today

The fourth storm of the month, dubbed the “four’easter,” continued to weaken overnight, decreasing snowfall estimates across the state and making way for a warmer Thursday.

A boy pulled a sled through the snow in Boston earlier this month.

List of Boston-area school closures for Thursday

As yet another nor’easter brought the promise of snow and wind to the region, some schools announced closures for Thursday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Clipboard-14293.jpg Student found dead in Mexico City ‘enriched our lives,’ his family says

Authorities have released few details about the death of Andrew Michael Dorogi, the Amherst College football player who died just days before his 22nd birthday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/22/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/0594d3a7-5383-4d8c-8668-19ce44eba406.jpg Zuckerberg admits mistakes, says Facebook will protect user data

“This was a major breach of trust, and I’m really sorry that this happened,” he said in a rare live interview on CNN Wednesday night.

Dr. Cornelia Griggs, a chief resident in general surgery at Mass. General Hospital, has a 2-year-old daughter and is pregnant with her second child.

Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff

Long hours, short leaves force moms to reconsider jobs as surgeons, new survey says

Thirty-nine percent who became mothers strongly considered leaving their training programs, according to the survey by a Brigham and Women’s researcher.

St. Louis Blues' Alex Pietrangelo (27) vies for the puck with Boston Bruins' Brad Marchand during during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Bill Boyce)

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A last-second save put the Bruins in the playoffs

Goalie Anton Khudobin gave the Bruins the playoff-clinching point they were after when he pushed the game into overtime.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/22/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/condittmug1.jpg Austin bomber’s motive still unknown, despite recovered video, police say

A 25-minute cellphone video details the differences among the weapons he built and amounts to a confession, police said. But his motive remains a mystery.

Christopher Muther

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/21/BostonGlobe.com/Travel/Images/The-Alise-Boston-Exterior-Evening-06.jpg Boston’s newest hotel dares you to go bare

The Alise Boston offers guests “the naked experience." It’s not as salacious as it sounds.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/21/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/AVRUCH_2-38738.jpg Frank Avruch, former ‘Bozo the Clown,’ dies at 89

“Our dad loved the children of all ages who remembered being on his show and was always grateful for their kind words,” Avruch’s family said in a statement to WCVB.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/21/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/Getty_names_01_art.jpg Is Aubrey O’Day the reason Donald Trump Jr. is getting divorced?

The president’s son and O’Day may have had an affair after she was on “Celebrity Apprentice”

Debuting Love Letters: The Podcast


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/21/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/LoveLetters-Podcast-AlbumArt-7096.png The Love Letters podcast: How to get over an ex

Is rebound sex empowering, or does it leave you feeling lonelier? Meredith Goldstein investigates.

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Stitcher   |   RadioPublic


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

Opinion | Paul S. Grogan

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_train10_met.jpg What could kill the Boston Renaissance — and how to avoid it

Boston needs resolve, as well as innovation, in facing the challenges of inquality, affordable housing, and public transportation.

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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Luxturna is a gene therapy for a rare, inherited retina disease that carries a list price of $850,000.

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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