Brigham and Women’s offers buyouts to 1,600 workers

The hospital is being squeezed as payments from insurers and the government are flattening while labor and other costs are growing

// United on dragged passenger: ‘many things went wrong’

United Airlines admits several mistakes were made before, during, and after a man was violently dragged off a flight.

The Trump presidency

// Trump Today: Changing his mind on the NAFTA ‘disaster’

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

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

// Who wins and loses under Trump’s tax plan?

The biggest benefits would go to businesses, which would see the top corporate drop by more than half.

// Trump’s plan cuts tax rates across board

President Trump unveiled tax cuts of historic proportions Wednesday.

Yvonne Abraham

// Scott Brown’s long-awaited win

Well played, future Ambassador Scott Brown. You gambled, and you won big.


// On-the-job deaths hit 10-year high

Seventy workers died in Massachusetts in 2016, and Trump-era rollbacks could make jobs less safe.

Bernadette Macon-Bell checked the train schedule in Mattapan.

David L Ryan/Globe Staff

Fairmount Line ridership has tripled since 2012, study finds

About 2,260 riders took Fairmount Line commuter rail trains on a typical weekday in 2016.

Teens arrested for Taunton robbery that left clerk wounded

The woman was shot with the shotgun Wednesday night and is now in serious but stable condition, Taunton police said.

// Fast Forward: Health care vote count, the busy 14th Amendment, more

The news you need to rev up your day.

Then-secretary of state John Kerry in 2015.

Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff

John Kerry is switching islands

Could a Nantucket guy ever really be happy on Martha’s Vineyard?

// James Patterson plans true crime book on Aaron Hernandez

Patterson said in a statement that he was ‘‘stunned’’ by Hernandez’s death and wanted to know ‘‘what went wrong.’’

// A new kind of street tree grows in Newton

Instead of the familiar Norway maple, the city is planting species that can better withstand urban stresses and climate change.


// Fox’s Jesse Watters denies his Ivanka Trump comment was lewd

Jesse Watters, the Bill O’Reilly protégé, made a comment Tuesday that critics saw as a lewd joke directed at Ivanka Trump.

// D’oh! ‘Simpsons’ needle Trump ahead of 100-day milestone

‘‘The Simpsons’’ is taking on President Donald Trump’s first 100 days.

// Ed Werder, Jayson Stark among several high-profile ESPN layoffs

The sports network laid off approximately 100 employees, including several on-air talents.



// Celtics take control of series with a technical knockout in Game 5

When the Bulls lost their cool in fourth quarter, the Celtics got hot and surged to 3-2 series lead.


Creating inclusive schools for LGBTQ students

A conference Wednesday focused on ways to improve experience of LGBTQ students in Boston Public Schools.


// Teaching a driverless car one of the hardest maneuvers on the road

A driverless car has to read human psychology and subtle signals from other drivers and pedestrians to make left turns.

hiawatha bray | tech lab

// Trump’s FCC can save the Internet — by doing nothing

It’s up to the Trump administration to save the Net neutrality activists from themselves.

Opinion & Ideas


// Rumors distract from Aaron Hernandez inquiry

Bringing some clarity to what the state knows about the rumors about Hernandez would help clear the way to focus on what really matters in the investigation of his death.

Special reports

Summer of ‘67

// The summer that changed Boston

The nation was splintering, and Boston wasn’t immune. But something was happening here.


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Address: Spring House Hunt

// Advice on taking real estate photos from a Pulitzer-winning photographer

In America, everyone who has a cellphone thinks they are a professional photographer. They are not.


// 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.


// A state-by-state breakdown of the striking gender gap in doctors’ pay

Pay for female doctors varies widely, but a new report says women are always paid significantly less than men.


Love Letters

I don’t think I love her

She’s great to me, my kids, my family, and everyone loves her. I have yet to express love to her though. I expressed it in past relationships, but not this one. I don’t know what it is.