In visit to N.H., Trump to announce opioid plan including death penalty

President Trump, returning to a state he last year referred to as a “drug-infested den,” is traveling to New Hampshire Monday with plans to announce a new policy on combating the opioid epidemic.

Boston, MA - 3/14/2018 - People make the way along snow covered paths in the Public Garden in Boston, MA, Mar. 14, 2018. Massachusetts began to dig out from the nor’easter Wednesday morning, which dropped more than 2 feet of snow on some areas.(Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)

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A rogue coastal storm could bring more snow to Boston

A coastal storm could bring snow to Greater Boston Wednesday afternoon into Thursday.

// Here’s what we know about the potential snowstorm coming this week

Massachusetts has seen three nor’easters so far this month — and it might see a fourth fairly soon. Here’s a look at what forecasters are predicting.

US President Donald Trump looks on during a tax reform meeting with American workers in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 31, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSONJIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images

Fact-checking Trump’s error-filled tweetstorm about the Mueller probe

President Trump made a number of inaccurate or misleading statements about the investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

// Another explosion in Austin injures at least 2 people, officials say

The new blast was far from eastern parts of the city where three package bombs exploded earlier this month — killing two people and injuring two others.

// State revenue chief hired friends, associates

Michael Heffernan has filled the revenue agency with Wellesley residents, business associates, and fellow golfers.

NOTE-DO NOT LIGHT PHOTOS!! DO NOT LIGHTEN PHOTOS_DO NOT LIGHTE PHOTOS_ SHADOWS ARE TO PROTECT THE IDENTITY OF THE SUBJECT - Northampton , MA - 3/12/2018 - An undocumented immigrant from El Salvador who is facing deportation and wishes to remain unidentified poses for a portrait during a meeting with attorneys at the ACLU's Immigrant Protection Project in Northampton , MA, Mar. 12, 2018. He and his partner are using the organization to help them fill out childcare affidavits to give emergency custody to a caretaker in the event they are separated from them. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)

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Parents, fearful of deportation, make plans for their children

A coalition of lawyers and advocates have created a guide and legal documents to help immigrant families if mom or dad is detained or deported.

// State trooper accused of being drunk at work placed on leave

Authorities say the Mass. Police trooper was allegedly intoxicated when he arrived at the Devens barracks, and slurred his speech on the police radio.

// Kushner’s company filed false housing paperwork in NYC

The Kushner Cos. routinely declared it had zero rent-regulated tenants in dozens of buildings it owned when, in fact, it had hundreds.

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Three dead, four injured in Springfield fire

The Springfield arson and bomb unit is investigating the blaze, a fire official said.

// Patriots acquire Oakland receiver Cordarrelle Patterson

Patterson averaged 28.3 yards per return last season.

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// Pelicans turn back Celtics

Anthony Davis paced New Orleans with 34 points and 11 rebounds.

// In wake of #MeToo, a growing interest in hiring and promoting female executives

The #MeToo movement and resistance to President Trump have put the unequal treatment of women in the spotlight. And as public outcry spreads, corporate America is slowly responding.

South Boston, MA -- 3/18/2018 - (L-R) Senator Elizabeth Warren sings with Boston City Councilor Michael Flaherty and Congressman Stephen F. Lynch as Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito and Mayor Marty Walsh clap along during the Annual St. Patrick's Day Breakfast at the Ironworkers Local 7 Union Hall. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: 19stpatsbreakfast Reporter:

A kinder, gentler — sort of — South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast

It was held in a smaller space, and it had fewer bells and whistles, but South Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast went on Sunday morning as it has for years.

// Governor Baker threw back a tequila shot on St. Patrick’s Day — and teasing ensued

A video posted on Twitter Saturday shows Governor Charlie Baker drinking a shot of tequila in South Boston. Yes, tequila — not Irish whiskey — on St. Patrick’s Day.

// As Beacon Street landmark changes hands, nonprofits fear losing access to power

The Congregational Library is not simply an edifice, but a community — a place to compare notes, pool resources, and, often, collaborate.

Dorchester- 07/12/14-The Redefining Our Neighborhood Organization held a special ceremony to dedicate a parcel of land on Hopkins Street as the Steven Odom Tranquility Garden. His father, Ronald looks on during a song. Odom was shot to death a street away near his home. He was only 13 when he died in 2007 while returning home from playing basketball. Boston Globe staff photo by John Tlumacki(metro)

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City begins planning Steven P. Odom Serenity Garden

The city is planning to build a serenity garden on land named for Steven P. Odom, the 13-year-old Dorchester boy who was shot and killed in a case of mistaken identity in 2007.

// Interior secretary Zinke defends Japanese comment to congresswoman

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is defending his use of a Japanese greeting when responding to a question from a congresswoman of Japanese descent.


// Tom Brady talks ‘TB12 Method’ and ‘Brady Bunch’ trivia on NPR

Never known for his speed on the football field, Tom Brady demonstrated a quick wit over the weekend on NPR’s “Wait Wait . . . Don’t Tell Me!”


// Ben Affleck’s tattoo is apparently real

People magazine ran a photo taken of the actor at the beach showing off a colorful phoenix rising from his lower back.

Munch Madness 2018: The top restaurants in Boston

A la March Madness, local restaurants are pitted against each other. Vote now to make sure your favorite place wins.

Debuting Love Letters: The Podcast

// A breakup: Is it an end, or is it a beginning?

In Season One, Meredith Goldstein explores this question through intimate stories of love and heartbreak and confessions from her own life.

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// How do you translate Trump into Kim’s Korean?

A former presidential interpreter explains what might happen when they meet.

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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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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