The Trump presidency

Trump says US will not withdraw from NAFTA

President Donald Trump.

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President Donald Trump has told Mexican and Canadian leaders he won’t terminate NAFTA, and all parties have agreed to renegotiate.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

// Who wins and loses under Trump’s tax plan?

The biggest benefits would go to businesses, which would see the top corporate drop by more than half.

// Trump’s plan cuts tax rates across board

President Trump unveiled tax cuts of historic proportions Wednesday.

// Ivanka Trump parts ways with her father on Syrian refugees

Ivanka Trump said in an interview aired Wednesday that the United States might need to admit more refugees from Syria.


In October 2016, a trench collapsed on Dartmouth Street in Boston, killing two workers.

Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff

Workplace death rate hits a 10-year high

Seventy workers died in Massachusetts in 2016, and Trump-era rollbacks could make jobs less safe.

// Fairmount Line ridership has tripled since 2012, study finds

About 2,260 riders took Fairmount Line commuter rail trains on a typical weekday in 2016.

// Immigrant fears result in fewer seeking aid

In the wake of President Trump’s immigration stance, immigrants are avoiding accessing basic services.

// Creating inclusive schools for LGBTQ students

A conference Wednesday focused on ways to improve experience of LGBTQ students in Boston Public Schools.

// They lost their son in a car crash. Then, they presided at his funeral.

The parents of a Brockton teenager who died in a car crash led his funeral ceremony inside their church.


13leftturn - Hardware and software is used to prevent self driving cars from getting into accidents. (TED Talks)

TED Talks

For driverless cars, a left-hand detour

A driverless car has to read human psychology to navigate one of the hardest maneuvers on the road.

hiawatha bray | tech lab

// Trump’s FCC can save the Internet — by doing nothing

It’s up to the Trump administration to save the Net neutrality activists from themselves.

// WCVB back on DISH Network

Got the DISH Network? Then you’ve got Channel 5 back in your life.

Local politics

// John Kerry is switching islands

Could a Nantucket guy ever really be happy on Martha’s Vineyard?

Yvonne Abraham

// Scott Brown’s long-awaited win

Well played, future Ambassador Scott Brown. You gambled, and you won big.


Boston MA 4/26/17 Boston Celtics Avery Bradley scores a layup beating Chicago Bulls Robin Lopez during first quarter action of game 5 of the NBA Playoffs at TD Garden. (Photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: reporter:



Celtics take control of series with a technical knockout in Game 5

When the Bulls lost their cool in fourth quarter, the Celtics got hot and surged to 3-2 series lead.

Yankees 3, Red Sox 1

// Sox come up short in loss to Yankees

Aaron Judge’s 2-run homer off Rick Porcello in the second proved decisive in New York’s 3-1 victory.

// Ed Werder, Jayson Stark among several high-profile ESPN layoffs

The sports network laid off approximately 100 employees, including several on-air talents.


Television Review

// The mythological melting pot of strange, stunning ‘American Gods’

The new Starz series based on Neil Gaiman’s 2001 novel paints a supernaturalist portrait of America.

Opinion & Ideas


// Rumors distract from Aaron Hernandez inquiry

Bringing some clarity to what the state knows about the rumors about Hernandez would help clear the way to focus on what really matters in the investigation of his death.

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.


// A state-by-state breakdown of the striking gender gap in doctors’ pay

Pay for female doctors varies widely, but a new report says women are always paid significantly less than men.


Love Letters

I don’t think I love her

She’s great to me, my kids, my family, and everyone loves her. I have yet to express love to her though. I expressed it in past relationships, but not this one. I don’t know what it is.