The Trump administration

As activism surges, Democrats struggle with next steps

A wave of political dissent has swept the country, causing a surge of activity on the ground floor of the Democratic Party.

// White House suggests US may act against recreational pot

The Trump administration raised the prospect Thursday of a federal crackdown on recreational pot.

Elijah Cohen-Gordon, 15, addressed the Post Office Square rally, which was called in support of transgender students.

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Transgender rally draws hundreds to Post Office Square

The crowd protested President Trump’s decision to roll back federal guidelines.

// Baker interrupted during Tufts talk

Protesters called on Governor Charlie Baker to more aggressively challenge President Trump’s immigration orders.


Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

// Millennials may never get out of their parents’ homes

Why has living at home become so en vogue among millennials?

// Big plans for ‘hidden gem’ on Dorchester waterfront

A South Boston-based developer is hoping to tap into the potential of Dorchester’s Port Norfolk peninsula.



// Manchester-by-the-Avocado-Fries

Locals all over Cape Ann who’ve seen the Casey Affleck film recognize that it’s more about Gloucester than Manchester-by-the-Sea.


Steven Therrien, standing next to his wife Diega, aunt and uncle to Vanessa Marcotte, reads a statement outside the First Congregational Church in Princeton, Mass., Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016. Vanessa's parents John Marcotte and Rossana Marcotte stand by. The family of Vanessa, a 27-year-old New York City woman, who was killed while out running near her mother's Massachusetts home is establishing a foundation in her name and renewing a call for the public's help in solving the case. (Christine Peterson/Worcester Telegram & Gazette via AP)

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DNA leads to possible description of killer in Marcotte murder

“We want to do everything we can to find this killer,” Worcester District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. said.

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// In late February, a day to savor

RIP winter 2017?

// Carjack victim details ordeal with murder suspect

A suspect in a brutal double-homicide in Peabody is believed to have carjacked a male driver in Middleton on Wednesday night.


Bruins 4, Kings 1

// Anton Khudobin pulls out the stops in Bruins’ win

The backup goalie made 27 saves in a 4-1 victory over the Kings.


Amanda Abbott (left) and Leonie Little-Lex are among a group of local artists who sold more than $4,000 of watercolors, ceramics, prints, and jewelry to benefit Greater Boston Legal Services and the Refugee & Immigrant Assistance Center.

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Protesters push for change, one ‘huddle’ at a time

The election has given so many so much to protest that it’s been called a “second job.”



// The Weekender: Giant leaps, political laughs, and Oscars drama

The Globe’s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.


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Renée Graham

// We live (and die) by our laws

When traditionally marginalized groups lose their rights, they also lose their sense of self-worth.

Special reports

// A life taken, but also a life lost

How did 14-year-old Raeshawn Moody wind up becoming among the youngest to face a murder charge in Boston?


The Desperate and the Dead | Part 7

// The San Antonio solution

One Texas city took on mental health as a community and became a national model. Why can’t Mass. do the same?