Trump seems to have insulated himself from #MeToo movement

President Donald Trump gestures as he walks as he leaves the White House, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, in Washington, for a trip to his private Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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In the era of #MeToo, President Trump’s behavior would be fireable and career-ruining for most CEOs or celebrities, according to experts. But the Republican Party is increasingly invested in his success.

President Donald Trump speaks as he hosts a listening session with high school students, teachers and parents in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

At listening session with Trump, some victims of gun violence push school security

Much of the conversation centered less around gun control, which has been hotly debated nationwide since the shooting, and more around ways to improve security at schools.

// Photograph shows Trump’s talking points for listening session on gun violence

The notes included numbered questions and comments for those in attendance, including: “What would you most want me to know about your experience?” and “I hear you.”

// Angry and scared, Mass. students join Florida survivors in gun control fight

A surge of high school and college students in New England are joining the Florida students’ cause, determined this time will be different.

Students who survived the shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School, along with survivors of the Pulse nightclub shooting, before students boarded a bus in Parkland, Fla. on Tuesday.

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A movement or a moment? Parkland survivors face long road

The ascendance of the high school shooting activists has been heartening — but it has also been heartbreaking.

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Add figure skating fashion critic to Leslie Jones’s résumé

One thing we learned: she loves glitter.


// Cape Cod mechanic at home on the mountain trails

Marstons Mills native Mike Trapp will compete in the parallel giant slalom this week.

Fort Myers, FL 2/21/2018: It was the final day of workouts at Spring Training for the Red Sox today at the Player Development Complex at Jet Blue Park. The team begins exhibition games with a doubleheader vs college teams tomorrow. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)


Some friendly advice for J.D. Martinez on playing in Boston

Here are some dos and don’ts for the new guy on handling the media, dealing with fans, and other situations.

// Children’s Winter Festival wasn’t at all wintry — and that was just fine

The crowds on Boston Common made the most of it, knowing perhaps that the warm temperatures would be short-lived.

Graham drew a big crowd at the Boston Garden when he spoke there on Jan. 17, 1950.

from the archives

Billy Graham once said the devil should be run out of Boston

When the popular evangelist hosted a large gathering in Boston on New Year’s Eve in 1949, he didn’t mince his words: “I doubt that mankind will ever see the year 2000,” he said.

Talking Points

// Mohegan Sun presses appeal of Steve Wynn’s win in Boston

Could Mohegan Sun end up benefiting from Steve Wynn’s fall from grace? That question might be answered in a courtroom.

South Boston, MA -- 2/21/2018 - Mobs of people wait for shuttle busses after exiting the Red Line at Broadway Station in South Boston. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: 22commute Reporter:

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Commuters faced long waits after Red Line car derailed

Shuttle buses carried passengers between the JFK/UMass and Broadway stations after the incident, distrupting service for hours Wednesday. This morning, at least three windows on a subway car shattered, and plumes of smoke were sent into Andrew Station.

Trevor Long took a dive off the MIT sailing dock Wednesday.

Dave Epstein

After today’s balmy weather, winter is set to return

A cold front is moving in and an inch or two of snow is forecast, putting winter back on our plate and 70 degrees in our rear view mirror.

// Infamous Boston police tweet was apparently inspired by a plaque at TD Garden

Not everyone is peeved by the Boston Police Department’s tweet about Red Auerbach, the legendary Celtics coach who has his own statue in the city.


// Jettisoning Tom Ashbrook doesn’t change the culture at WBUR

If WBUR is to change, shouldn’t the “crony culture” change, too?

Amalija and Viktor Knavs, parents of first lady Melania Trump, obtained green cards to reside permanently in the United States.

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Melania Trump’s parents are legal permanent residents, raising questions on ‘chain migration’

The parents of first lady Melania Trump have become legal permanent residents of the United States and are close to obtaining their citizenship.

ICE arrested 7 people as they sought permanent status in Mass., R.I.

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials made the disclosure in an affidavit filed in US Boston District Court.

Miss Conduct

// Is there a right way for a man to help out women being talked over at the office?

In meetings, I’m really noticing how some men shut down women. I’d like to help put a stop to the problem.

// Congressman Lynch returns as host of St. Patrick’s Day breakfast

The South Boston Democrat will take the microphone as this year’s host, filling a role last held by Linda Dorcena Forry.

// The Boston Dynamics robot-dog is back and wants you to get out of its way

In the video, a yellow, four-legged machine dubbed “SpotMini” fights off human attempts to stop it from opening a door.

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Understanding your home is the first step toward fixing it—and saving money

Now’s a good time to look into getting routine maintenance and learning what makes your house a home from the inside out.

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Actress and model Abbey Lee; below as a teenager.

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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 trolls are unleashed. What are social media companies doing about it?

The Russia probe shows social media platforms need to rein in their rampaging platforms.


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Parkland. Las Vegas. Sutherland Springs. Newtown. On and on: In America, mass shootings have become so familiar that they seem to follow the same sad script.

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// CRISPR could end sickle cell, but will African-Americans enroll in studies?

The long history of unethical experimentation and mistreatment of black patients could make recruiting a tough sell.


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Olympic celebrations

Capturing the moments when Olympic athletes celebrated a win or their performance at the PyeongChang Games.