Struggling Brockton schools may sue the state

Student Dailene Barros uses borowed eye glasses from fellow classmate Joceline Alexandra Oliveira (left) in grade 8 science class at North Middle School in Brockton.

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Brockton was able to spend just $1.28 per student on classroom supplies during the 2016-17 school year.

Former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe.

McCabe turns over to Mueller memos about Trump

The former FBI deputy director has turned over to the special counsel personal memos describing interactions with the president.

// McCabe calls his firing part of the Trump administration’s ‘war on the FBI’

Attorney General Jeff Sessions late Friday night fired former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, a little more than 24 hours before McCabe was set to retire.

// Seth Moulton says he’ll consider hiring McCabe to save his pension

On Twitter, Seth Moulton said he would consider hiring the fired FBI deputy director to save his pension after two decades of work in the bureau.

// Ex-CIA director accuses Trump of moral turpitude

Former CIA director John Brennan is accusing President Trump of ‘‘venality, moral turpitude, and political corruption.”

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey.

AG Healey announces investigation into data firm used by Trump campaign

The attorney general launched a state probe into reports that a data firm employed by the Trump campaign improperly harvested information.

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yvonne abraham

The State House culture still needs to change

At the very moment significant reform on harassment and sexual misconduct on Beacon Hill was approved, an appalling scene was a reminder that more remains to be done.

// Crack on Florida bridge was discussed in meeting hours before collapse

Engineers concluded that the crack did not pose a safety issue, Florida International University said.

// Sports psychologist sues former Mass. Olympian for defamation in sex abuse suit

Steven Ungerleider alleges Angela Ruggiero tried to undermine his work by defaming him to Olympic officials.

South Easton, MA- March 14, 2018: Ronnie Lippett poses for ap portrait at his home in South Easton, MA on March 14, 2018. The retired New England Patriots cornerback has diagnosed with dementia and has cognitive problems related to playing football but the NFL is denying him benefits under the concussion settlement. (Globe staff photo / Craig F. Walker) section: sports reporter: Hohler

Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff

A look at the bureaucratic roadblocks of the NFL’s concussion settlement

Ronnie Lippett’s application for assistance under the NFL’s $1 billion concussion settlement has been denied, as have 179 others filed through March 13 by retired NFL players.

Dick Friedman eyed the crane at work on One Dalton, the 742-foot tower he has developed in the Back Bay.

This profane Boston developer is enjoying his last [bleeping] hurrah

An interview with developer Dick Friedman, whose new tower is changing the skyline of Boston.

// St. Patrick’s Day weekend is ushering in cold for week ahead

This weekend will be mostly dry with temperatures in the 30s before another storm potentially sweeps through Boston in the upcoming week.

//[1].jpg Black immigrants honored by Boston City Council

Boston City councilors recently honored four black immigrants who have made significant contributions to their communities and neighborhoods.

Jason Triplett, dressed in an Elsa costume, pushed a Boston police wagon that was stuck in the snow Tuesday night.

Ice, ice, baby: Figure skating star Adam Rippon shouts out Boston’s drag Queen Elsa

The queen of ice got smiles and salutations from a star skater.

Nicla Marabito, 10, left, of Eliot K-8, and Mira Yu, 12, of Boston Latin School waited for the final rounds to begin during the Boston Centers for Youth & Families Spelling Bee.

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International buffet or spelling contest? Latin middle schooler wins Boston bee

Sashimi. Chocolate. Chipotle. Pistachio. Those are some of the words Mira Yu spelled to earn a trip to Washington D.C.


// ‘I wish they would leave it Yawkey Way,’ says former Red Sox star

Two stars of the 1967 Red Sox are in favor of keeping the name “Yawkey Way” on the street in front of Fenway Park.

// UMBC wasn’t the first No. 16 seed to win — Harvard was

The Harvard women’s basketball team beat No. 1 Stanford in 1998, making them the first No. 16 seed to win a first-round game.

// Former Celtic Glen ‘Big Baby’ Davis arrested on drug charges

Police say former Celtic Glen “Big Baby” Davis was arrested in a Maryland hotel last month on drug possession and distribution charges.

// Watertown dedicates square to fallen firefighter

The family of fallen firefighter Joseph Toscano helped Watertown officials dedicate a plaque honoring him.

// Cellist Yo-Yo Ma to speak at MIT

The world-famous cellist will visit campus Monday to give a lecture.

Munch Madness 2018: The top restaurants in Boston

A la March Madness, local restaurants are pitted against each other. Vote now to make sure your favorite place wins.

Debuting Love Letters: The Podcast

// A breakup: Is it an end, or is it a beginning?

In Season One, Meredith Goldstein explores this question through intimate stories of love and heartbreak and confessions from her own life.

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Opinion & Ideas

Michael A. Cohen

// Don’t put a torturer in charge of the CIA

Promoting Gina Haspel would be a tacit endorsement of what she did.

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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2018 Paralympic Winter Games

Scenes from the Paralympics taking place March 9-18 in PyeongChang, South Korea. 670 athletes with disabilities from around the world compete in 80 events in six different sports.


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