No one is saying who will foot bill for Mystic bridge

One design for the footbridge over the Mystic River.

Massachusetts DCR

The casino going up nearby wants it. Advocates want it. But where will the $23 million come from?

// A Revere landmark is gone, and answers are sought

Investigators are trying to figure out what led to Saturday’s five-alarm blaze at the Sozio appliance store.

Shana Rosenthal, a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, kneeled at the fence surrounding the school on Sunday.

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For years, schools tried to get help for accused Fla. shooter

Teachers said they steered Nikolas Cruz to alternative schools better equipped to deal with troubled students, but the admissions process was agonizingly slow.

// After plea, Trump campaign aide will help prosecutors

Rick Gates, a close associate of Paul Manafort, is expected to plead guilty to a number of charges.

// Fact-checking Trump’s tweetstorm on the Russia investigation

Here’s a quick guide to President Trump’s misstatements and misleading claims in his weekend Twitter barrage.

Chelsea, MA - 02/13/18 - Dr. Audrey Provenzano, who wrote an essay about why it's important for regular docs to treat patients with addiction, and why it's so difficult. () Reporter: (Felice Freyer) Topic: (15primarycare)

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A Chelsea doctor issues a call to action on addiction

Audrey Provenzano couldn’t prescribe an addiction treatment to a patient. The tragic end to that story led to her new push.

// Everyone has advice for Harvard’s next president

Already, people in the university community are sharing their thoughts on what Lawrence Bacow should do.

// Tommy Chang’s midterm is a challenge

The Boston superintendent, about halfway through a five-year contract, faces the same obstacles that daunted previous school chiefs.

things that work

// Courts turning to texts to remind people of court appearances

The low-cost, easy-to-implement system has proven effective at getting more people to show up to court in some states.

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Hacks, not hanging chads, worry elections officials

Gone is the push for electronic voting systems that followed the 2000 election. It’s been replaced by the worry of cyber intrusions.

A New York Times opinion piece called for women to stop wearing yoga pants to the gym. Not everyone agrees

“Now we’ve internalized the idea that we have to look hot at the gym? Give me a break,” Honor Jones wrote in her essay.

// John Oliver ridicules Trump administration’s diplomatic efforts

The comedian made the comments on the season debut of “Last Week Tonight.”


// US women’s hockey team reaches Olympic final

The Americans routed Finland in Monday’s semifinal game.

// Americans are ready for gold medal game

After losses to Canada in the last two Olympic finals, the US wants another shot at its northern neighbor.

Team USA players have been through a lot over the past year, tightening the bond between the players.

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Tara Sullivan

Test the resolve of this US women’s hockey team at your own peril

The players’ push for equal pay was risky, but it paid off, and it brought the team closer together.

// Russian curler accused of doping

The charge against Alexander Krushelnitsky is another in a long line of doping cases involving Russian athletes.

NBA All-Star Game

Team LeBron 148, Team Stephen 145

// Kyrie and LeBron got along just fine, on and off the court

Irving appeared relieved that the two did more than co-exist over the weekend.

// Charles Barkley on Fergie’s anthem performance: ‘I needed a cigarette’

The Grammy Award-winning singer’s sultry interpretation of “The Star-Spangled Banner” was widely panned on social media.

// Bob Kraft was among the big names in the crowd

Jack Nicholson, Snoop Dogg, Rihanna, and Chris Rock were among those who snagged courtside seats.

// A Tom Brady friends and family title ring sells for a championship price

The ring fetched nearly $350,000 in a weekend auction.

// Trump rails against ‘a very insecure’ Oprah

The president criticized Winfrey’s appearance on the latest episode of “60 Minutes.”

Actress and model Abbey Lee; below as a teenager.

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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.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Margery Eagan

// The question we don’t want to ask our teens

Are they really watching as much porn as media stories claim?


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Parkland. Las Vegas. Sutherland Springs. Newtown. On and on: In America, mass shootings have become so familiar that they seem to follow the same sad script.

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// With new CRISPR inventions, its pioneers say, you ain’t seen nothin’ yet

A trio of new tricks could make the genome editor even more of a powerhouse.

Real Estate

Immerse yourself in the latest design trend: soaker tubs

If soaker tubs have caught a prime spot on your Pinterest board, you are far from alone. Find more design inspiration at


// Play the crossword

Puzzled? Keep trying your hand at our interactive crossword and see if you can triumph.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

South Korea Olympic Games Opening Ceremonies

The Olympic torch was finally lit, its flames licking the cold South Korea sky, a fitting and beautiful end to one of the greatest nights of pageantry the sports world has to offer.