The battle over health care

GOP tax overhaul is in doubt after health care loss

President Trump and Republican leaders have said they want to overhaul the tax code, but that may now be more difficult.

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 24: U.S. President Donald Trump reacts with HHS Secretary Tom Price (L) and Vice President Mike Pence (R) after Republicans abruptly pulled their health care bill from the House floor, in the Oval Office of the White House on March 24, 2017 in Washington, DC. In a big setback to the agenda of President Donald Trump and the Speaker, Ryan cancelled a vote for the American Health Care Act, the GOP plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also called 'Obamacare.' (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images) *** BESTPIX ***

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Trump is caught in battle within Republican Party

The biggest defeat in President Trump’s short time in the White House was the result of a long-running Republican civil war that had humbled party leaders before him.

President Trump reacted in the Oval Office on Friday after Republicans pulled their health care bill from the House floor on the day of the vote.

Annie Linskey | Analysis

A new cloud in Trump’s stormy presidency

The health care bill’s defeat is a further deterioration of President Trump’s already shaky credibility in Washington and among the American people.

// Security, parking, garbage irk Ivanka Trump’s D.C. neighbors

Residents of the posh neighborhood say the family doesn’t make for very good neighbors.

// DAs say Dookhan drug-tampering case nearing an end

The vast majority of drug cases potentially tainted by former state chemist Annie Dookhan will be vacated by mid-April.

// Uber suspends its driverless car program after Arizona crash

Uber said one of its driverless SUVs was struck by another vehicle, knocking the autonomous vehicle onto its side. No one was injured.

Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee Chairman Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 23, 2017, prior to the start of the committee's confirmation hearing for Agriculture Secretary-designate Sonny Perdue. The committee's ranking member Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich. is at left. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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Yvonne Abraham

We are in this together

But that togetherness thing seems anathema to GOP leaders, and especially to the White House.

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// Trump supporters rally in Boston, and counter-protesters are there, too

The rhetoric on both sides was marked by lots of cursing. A heavy and calm police presence prevented things from escalating.

// Veterans group vows vigorous legal fight over a fire cadet program

The Massachusetts Military Veterans Alliance called a proposed cadet program a “dangerous experiment” in public safety.

// ‘He has no idea what he’s done to my family’

While a jury held Barry Cadden accountable for sending out tainted drugs, it refused to hold him directly responsible for 25 deaths.

Globe reporter Ben Volin (blue shirt) works out at Athlete By Design in Charlotte, NC, with a group of NFL players that included new Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore. (Brian Blanco/For the Globe)

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Can a Globe reporter keep up with NFL players in a workout?

Ben Volin gave it a whirl for his story on new Patriot Stephon Gilmore, and he covered all the angles.


// Will Andrew Benintendi be the Red Sox’ next superstar?

His 2016 sample was spectacular, but short, almost Garoppolo-esque.

// Jilted UMass wants to interview Micah Shrewsberry again

The Celtics assistant lost the job to Pat Kelsey, who abruptly asked out of his contract last week.

Munch Madness

// See who made it to Round 3 of Munch Madness

One of these 16 restaurants will be named the winner in just a couple weeks. Vote now before Round 3 ends Saturday.

Opinion & Ideas

Renée Graham

// Let’s speak truth of the dead

A good man who sometimes fell short of glory in life didn’t become a saint in death.


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// Fleeing Syria for Trump’s America

The trip was over for these refugees. They had found a new home in Mass. But uncertainty lay ahead: Tomorrow, Donald Trump would be sworn in.


// 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.


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Here are 5 of the most dangerous intersections in Massachusetts

Massachusetts, which was recently named the best state in the country, does not have a particularly great reputation when it comes to traffic and driving. NBC Boston recently calculated the Commonwealth’s five intersections with the highest number of car crashes, using 10 years of Department of Transportation data through 2013. Though not the deadliest intersections […]


// TV documentary on pain treatment funded by doctor with industry ties

The doctor has significant financial ties to pain medicine makers — a fact not disclosed in the program.

The story behind ‘Spotlight’

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ‘Spotlight’

“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

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Along the frozen trail

Dogs and their mushers sped over 200 miles in Maine for the 25th annual Can-Am Crown 250 sled dog race.

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Ground Game

// With health care proposal, GOP feels history repeating

It wasn’t that long ago that Republicans mocked Democrats about the bumbling way they drafted the Affordable Care Act.