Alarmed by Trump, schools protect vulnerable students

At least seven communities have sent home letters or posted statements after moves to restrict immigration and protections to transgender students.

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The Bay State topped its 49 competitors in US News & World Report’s rankings because of its strong performance in health care and education.

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Boston Public Schools also saw improvement with graduation rate climbing to 72.4 percent.

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Each morning, the former Patriots star strides into court practically beaming. His lawyers get handshakes and hugs. He greets the court officers with a smile.

The Trump administration

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In photos, Conway is seen perched on her knees on the couch with her feet behind her and her shoes on.

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President Donald Trump said he believes that predecessor Barack Obama is riling up protesters against his administration.

Metro

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Wes Doughty is accused of participating in the murder of Jennifer O’Connor and Mark Greenlaw in Peabody.

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Upgrades to Logan are necessary, but will they ever get off the ground?

Priorities include adding more parking and international flights. Massport CEO Thomas Glynn tells us the plan going forward, and if it’s feasible.

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Business

Pedestrians walked through Kenmore Square as sunlight fell on the Citgo sign on Monday.

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A big fight is brewing over the iconic Citgo sign

Like so many real estate disputes, the fight over the neon landmark involves a longtime tenant and a new landlord who wants to jack up the rent.

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We’re not off the weather roller coaster quite yet.

Opinion

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

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The president’s rocky start has been mostly self-inflicted. What happens if he runs into something major — like a power vacuum in Iran?

Migrants from Somalia cross into Canada from the United States by walking down a train track early Sunday into the town of Emerson, Manitoba, where they will seek asylum at Canada Border Services Agency.

AP

OPINION | SCOTT GILMORE

America, you’re now Canada’s Mexico

People are crossing the border — fleeing the United States — as the American dream moves north.

Globe Magazine

Dinner with Cupid

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She set up an emergency text ruse with a friend. Will she use it?

Kristin Henry, a former Sterling employee, at her apartment in Florida. Henry says she was 22 when a manager tried to kiss and touch her.

Hundreds of workers at company behind Jared, Kay say culture fostered harassment

Routine sexual ‘‘preying’’ at events ‘‘was done out in the open and appeared to be encouraged, or at least condoned, by the company,’’ one manager said.

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Waltham robot maker Boston Dynamics is on a roll, with a fast-moving robot that gets around using both legs and wheels.

Newsletters

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Our weekly digest on buying, selling, and design, with expert advice and insider neighborhood knowledge.

Trump Today

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President Donald Trump’s first address to Congress will give him a chance to shift the focus back to his ambitious, disruptive agenda.

• Schedule: Where the president is today

• News: A look at what happened yesterday

• Social media: What Trump has been tweeting

Opinion & Ideas

EDITORIAL

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Progress has been made in reforming the Department of Children and Families. But children are still dying.

Special reports

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On the morning of Feb. 11 — Derby Day in New Hampshire — everything looked postcard-perfect. But looks can be deceiving.

Investigations

Spotlight Follow up

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Officials at the prestigious school disclosed the sexual misconduct involving the former employees after a nine-month investigation.