The Trump administration

Democrats are seeing a surge in local activism

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

// Trump’s moves could embolden unscrupulous employers

The possibility of arrest could keep undocumented workers from speaking out about unsafe conditions, advocates say.

// Feds may crack down on states that have legalized pot

‘‘I do believe that you’ll see greater enforcement of it,” Trump’s press secretary, Sean Spicer, said of federal law.

Governor Charlie Baker signed a transgender public accommodations law bill into law last July, which he says will protect Mass. students in the wake of President Donald Trump’s move to lift similar federal protections.

Students will be ‘protected’ and ‘safe’ in Mass., Baker says

In July, Governor Charlie Baker signed a transgender public accommodations law.

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

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

// 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.

// Authorities are seeking person of interest in Marcotte murder case

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

// BC professor took a selfie every day for decades

Karl Baden has photographed his face every day since Feb. 23, 1987, with one exception.

// Police say nerve agent was found on face of Kim Jong Un’s slain half brother

Malaysian police said Friday that the half brother of North Korea’s leader who was killed had a nerve agent on his eye and his face.

Michelle Williams and Casey Affleck in a scene from “Manchester by the Sea.”

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For this Manchester resident, ‘Manchester by the Sea’ is a ‘soul-sucking letdown’

“Manchester by the Sea” should be a movie that speaks to me. Not only am I a film reviewer, I’m also a resident. So why am I feeling so disappointed?

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// 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.

// Dr. Mildred Dresselhaus, 86, much-honored MIT physicist

Dr. Dresselhaus, a physicist and an institute professor emerita at MIT, was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Red Sox


// Pablo Sandoval was in fine shape for Red Sox opener

The slimmed-down third baseman started vs. Northeastern, and it was good to see him playing again.

Katie Nolan (right) hosted Garbage Time on FOX Sports 1 at the White Horse Tavern in Allston in Sept. 2015.

Damian Strohmeyer for FOX Sports


What’s next for Katie Nolan at Fox Sports?

Her “Garbage Time” appears to be up, but the network would be wise to make good use of her.

// Just remember: We’ll pay for this

RIP winter 2017? That sound you hear is winter and its three buddies laughing. Maybe winter won’t get us. But just wait for spring, summer, fall.

Miss Conduct

// Advice: Help! My co-worker constantly bad-mouths our boss

Plus, dining with a former colleague whose table manners are appalling.


// Celtics decide to stay the course rather than wheel and deal

The NBA’s trade deadline passed Thursday without any deals involving the Celtics.


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Trump Today

// Trump Today: Ivanka wants a $500b child care deduction

Welcome to Trump Today, a one-stop entry point for the latest news on the 45th president of the United States.

• Schedule: Where the president is today

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Opinion & Ideas

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?