President Trump in the White House on Thursday.

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Republicans becoming more bullish about midterms

The tumultuous relationship between President Trump and the GOP has shown signs of mutual admiration.

// Firefighters battle massive blaze in Revere

The five-alarm fire destroyed the landmark Sozio appliance store on Route 60.

// In Mattapan, African-American veterans tell their stories

The city honored African-American veterans on Saturday with a brunch at the William E. Carter American Legion Post 16 in Mattapan.

// The battle against nukes, Markey’s longest fight

The US senator has made a career warning of our shared nuclear peril. With President Trump, his cause has gained new relevance.

Russia's Alexander Barabanov and US Jordan Greenway vie for the puck in the men's ice hockey preliminary round group B game between the Olympic Athletes from Russia and the United States during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Gangneung Hockey Centre in Gangneung on February 17, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Ed JONESED JONES/AFP/Getty Images

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US confident despite being outclassed by team from Russia in men’s hockey

The Americans lost, 4-0, and now must play Tuesday in an elimination game.


// Why isn’t America winning more medals at the Olympics?

The US did not expect to be in single digits at the midway point of the Games.

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James plays against the Boston Celtics during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

LeBron James has a response to Laura Ingraham: ‘We will not shut up and dribble.’ And Jaylen Brown has his back.

Fox News host Laura Ingraham said LeBron James and Kevin Durant should not express their political opinions. Celtics player Jaylen Brown disagrees with that.

1-16-2002:Boston,MA:All Star Antoine Walker of the Celtics was all smiles during the pre game warmup.

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Antoine Walker wonders what life would have been like had he stayed with the Celtics

The former All-Star forward wishes he could have played his entire career in Boston.

Bob Ryan

// The 3-pointer has taken over the NBA

I think it has distorted the game at every level, but it ain’t going anywhere.


// Jackie Bradley Jr. has learned from his ups and downs

The Red Sox center fielder is more focused on winning than slumps and trade rumors.


// Dustin Pedroia says Red Sox don’t have a leadership void

The second baseman is at the front of a multiplayer effort when it comes to team leadership.

In Swampscott, parents grapple with transgender issues

Earlier this month, Shannon Daniels, the Stanley Elementary School principal, came out as transgender.

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Elementary school principal Tom Daniels has announced he will henceforth be known as Shannon.

// 4 to 6 inches of snow on tap for Greater Boston

The heaviest snowfall, up to an inch per hour, is expected after 10 p.m., forecasters said.

// Boston malpractice lawyer now finds himself a victim

A prominent malpractice attorney in Boston says that he himself has become a victim of a medical mistake.

Protesters attended a rally for gun control at the Broward County Federal Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Saturday.


Angry and grieving Florida residents take to the streets

Thousands of angry students, parents, and residents demanded stricter gun control laws Saturday.

// Suspected Fla. shooter was investigated by child welfare agency

Officials in Florida looked into the suspect in a shooting that left 17 people after reports that he had cut himself.

// After Florida killings, gun-control lessons from Connecticut

Many advocates are pointing to the success of states such as Connecticut in addressing the spiraling toll of gun violence.

// Trump continues to deny Russian collusion

President Trump again tweeted Saturday that his campaign did not collude with Russians.

// O’Malley will head revived Vatican abuse panel

Cardinal Sean O’Malley has been reappointed as the head of a Vatican commission on child sex abuse.

Quincy baby girl’s death investigated

The 11-month-old girl died Saturday at a Boston hospital, two days after she was rushed there from her home in Wollaston, officials said.

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.

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// Mass. should pass ‘extreme risk’ gun law

The proposed law would allow a judge to order the temporary removal of guns from someone ruled a danger to themselves or others.


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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.

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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


Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream. Pictured: Moana.

7 school vacation week ideas for the kids

February Vacation Week has arrived and, as a parent, you have two goals: To keep the kids entertained — and flu free. So pack some hand sanitizer and head out.


// Play the crossword

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

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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.