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.

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 21, 2015 Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) speaks during an interview in his office on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Thursday, May 21, 2015. (Drew Angerer for The Boston Globe)

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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.

// Trump’s lawyer calls for end of Russia probe

Attorney John Dowd said he was speaking for himself when he said the investigation is “corrupted” by political bias.

// Visa winners hit President Trump with truth

The leader of the free world has turned his considerable ire toward a group of immigrants who came to the United States legally through a visa lottery program.

// Questions on Amazon bids met with silence, as 50,000 jobs hang in the balance

At the company’s request, officials in Boston and other cities have stopped talking about their efforts to lure Amazon’s second headquarters.

(FILES) In this file photo taken on February 17, 2018 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Emma Gonzalez speaks at a rally for gun control at the Broward County Federal Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. In the wake of the Florida school shooting, survivors like David Hogg and Emma Gonzalez have become faces of the fight for US gun control -- and targets for far-right pundits and conspiracy theorists who paint the students as puppets of the political left. / AFP PHOTO / RHONA WISE

GOP candidate who called teen ‘skinhead lesbian’ quits race

A Republican Maine House candidate who called a Florida high school shooting survivor a “skinhead lesbian” and called another a “bald-faced liar” is quitting the race.

// Opponents say Block Island wind farms are causing problems across prime fishing grounds

The nation’s first ocean-based wind farm has exposed what fishermen say are serious threats caused by scattering metal shafts and snaking underwater cables.

// Koch groups try to convince Hispanic voters that Trump doesn’t represent the GOP

The Koch groups are trying to build a bulwark against the Trump-fueled erosion of support among Hispanics.

FILE Ñ Michael Cohen, President Donald TrumpÕs lawyer, leaves a meeting with the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 19, 2017. The Wall Street Journal reported on Jan. 12, 2018 that Cohen orchestrated a $130,000 payment to a pornographic-film actress in October 2016 to prevent her from going public with claims of a consensual sexual encounter with Trump. (Al Drago/The New York Times)

Trump lawyer says he can seek at least $20m from Stormy Daniels

President Trump’s personal attorney claims he has the right to seek at least $20 million in damages from Daniels for allegedly violating a nondisclosure agreement 20 times.

United Airlines said last year that it was launching an employee training program that would transform its bloodied and bruised customer service image.

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Christopher Muther

Why are people still flying United?

Basement-level customer satisfaction ratings persist because people are still flying United. If there is outrage, consumers are not adequately expressing it with their wallets.

// Pot shops face bans in most of Mass.

A review of local restrictions heightens concerns that the early adult-use pot market will be smaller than many consumers expected.

// An unseasonably cold St. Patrick’s Day weekend lies ahead for Boston

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

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 a smiles and salutations from a star skater.

Boston, MA - 10/11/1967: Boston Red Sox owner Tom Yawkey, left, stands with Red Sox player Reggie Smith after the Red Sox defeated the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 6 of the World Series at Fenway Park in Boston on Oct. 11, 1967. The Red Sox forced a Game 7 by winning, 8-4. (Frank O'Brien/Globe Staff) --- BGPA Reference: 170322_MJ_041


‘I wish they would leave it Yawkey Way’: Reggie Smith, Jim Lonborg weigh in on Yawkey debate

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

Connecticut's Katie Lou Samuelson (33), Gabby Williams (15), Kia Nurse (11), and Azurá Stevens (23) react on the sideline during the second half of a first-round game against Saint Francis (Pa.) in the NCAA women's college basketball tournament in in Storrs, Conn., Saturday, March 17, 2018. UConn won 140-52. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

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Yep, UConn dropped 140 points in an opening-round victory

The Huskies also set a few scoring records along the way.

Joe Sullivan | College basketball

// UMBC’s achievement remarkable in many ways

The Retrievers are not a particularly good shooting team. Heck, they aren’t even the best team in the America East. That would be Vermont.

Foxborough-01/26/18 The New England Patriots practiced in the bubble at Gillette Stadium. Patrick Chung speaks to the media after practice. JohnTlumacki/The Boston Globe(sports)

Patriots, safety Patrick Chung working on contract extension, reports say

Chung was scheduled to make $2 million in 2018 with another $1 million in bonuses and incentives.

// 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.

// Family furious at plea deal in death of young Swampscott mother

Jason Fleury, 39, admitted Friday to manslaughter in the Nov. 6, 2014, death of 25-year-old Swampscott mother Jaimee Mendez.

// ‘Cleanfreak’ gorilla at Philly Zoo walks upright like a human

A male gorilla at the Philadelphia Zoo is taking a stand against dirty hands by opting to walk on two legs.

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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// 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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