Baker files bill targeting ‘revenge porn’ and sexting

Sending “revenge porn” or threatening to do so would be a felony publishable by up to five years in prison and up to $10,000 in fines.

The Trump presidency

One must-do on President Trump’s agenda this week is to help Congress to avert a partial government shutdown.

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President’s agenda once again stalls in Congress

President Trump’s demands for big, brag-worthy accomplishments early in his term failed to produce results.

// Environmentalists vow to fight Trump on Maine monument

The president plans to review the designation of a number of national monuments, possibly including Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument.

// Mass. cities hail ruling blocking sanctuary city retaliation

A federal judge temporarily blocked President Trump’s plan to hold back funds from cities that limit cooperation with immigration authorities.

Aaron Hernandez

// Prison probe now focusing on contraband

Lawyers also are starting their bid to erase the former Patriot’s conviction in the 2013 death of Odin Lloyd.

// Hernandez speculation alarms gay-rights advocates

Advocates say unverified reports about Aaron Hernandez’s sexuality are not relevant to his crimes or his suicide.


// Boston Uber driver charged with rape

It’s the latest incident involving the ride-hailing company’s drivers.

// Three images you can’t post on Instagram

The service removed photos the Museum of Fine Arts had posted to promote an ongoing exhibition.

// For LGBT youth from the South, a safe haven in Provincetown

Sam Mitchell, who lives in East Texas, can’t imagine a place where his gender is not an issue, where the specter of being bullied is not a daily fear.

Winthrop Square project

A tower proposed for the site would cast shadows on the Common. The City Council will address the issue Wednesday. Our columnists have opposing views.

Shirley Leung No, Boston, it’s not all about the money

We shouldn’t let the prospect of a big payday for the city blind our judgment on process and the precedent that could be set.

Adrian Walker Spread the spoils around the entire city

Residents in East Boston, South Boston, and near Franklin Park also would benefit from the project, and here’s why.

Las Vegas, Nevada-January 11, 2017-Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff- Chicago Cubs MVP Kris Bryant takes batting practice with his Dad, Mike Bryant who played in the Red Sox minor league system

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Kris Bryant learned from his dad, who learned from the best: Ted Williams

Mike Bryant, a former Red Sox farmhand, was tutored in spring training by the Splendid Splinter.

// She saw a room full of family and friends. Then she was told she got a scholarship

East Boston High’s Yesica Calderon served as a leader both on the field and in the classroom, achieving a 4.8 grade point average while taking high-level courses.


// Slashing prices on beer gets a Target store in trouble

The chain’s Fenway store sold 15-packs for $11.99 but bought them for $14.25, and that’s a no-no under state regulations.

// Fox News facing racial bias claims from current, former employees

It’s the latest issue to face the news network, which has seen the ouster of Bill O’Reilly and Roger Ailes within the past year.


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Isaiah Thomas still surprised by Fred Hoiberg’s comments

It will be interesting to see if Hoiberg’s comments affect the officiating in Game 5.


// Some fans may turn on Dustin Pedroia, but teammates won’t

The second baseman’s forthright comments over the weekend have caused no rift in the Red Sox clubhouse.

Opinion & Ideas


// No man is entitled to forgive another man’s killer

By what right can anyone “forgive” the murder of another human being?

Special reports

Summer of ‘67

// The summer that changed Boston

The nation was splintering, and Boston wasn’t immune. But something was happening here.


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// Advice on taking real estate photos from a Pulitzer-winning photographer

In America, everyone who has a cellphone thinks they are a professional photographer. They are not.


// Documenting Hate: Submit an incident you know about

If you have been a victim or witnessed a hate incident, share your information here so we can investigate.


// OPINION: Broad Institute testing the limits of what ‘nonprofit’ means

The licensing of its CRISPR technology is pushing the limits of what a tax-exempt nonprofit research institute can do.