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Trump advances oil pipelines

President Trump signed executive actions to push construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines.

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Donald Trump institutes media blackout at EPA

President Trump has installed specific prohibitions banning press releases, blog updates or posts to the agency’s social media accounts.

Sean Spicer called on a reporter during the daily briefing at the White House Tuesday.

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White House defends illegal voting claim, without evidence

President Trump still believes millions of illegal votes cost him the popular vote, said spokesman Sean Spicer, citing only a 2008 study that did not support that claim.

// As Trump presses voter fraud claims, GOP leaders won’t disavow them

The top three Senate Republicans refused to disavow the false claim that millions of illegally cast ballots cost him the popular vote.

// Carson approved to run HUD by Senate panel, including Elizabeth Warren

The consensus included Senator Elizabeth Warren, who had vigorously questioned Carson during hearings earlier this month.

// As President Trump muses about seizing Iraq oil, energy experts say it makes no sense

Before a group of CIA employees, Trump said the US should have taken Iraq’s oil during its eight-year war there.

The findings of a new study support past research that has shown celebrating honesty as a virtue encourages kids to be more truthful.



Want honest kids? Commend them for telling the truth

A new study suggests that parental behavior can help steer children to tell the truth.

// Patriots coaching staff trains its eyes on Falcons

Atlanta is a relatively unfamiliar opponent, so the Patriots are taking a long, hard look.

// Here’s why non-Patriots fans should be happy about the Super Bowl matchup

The Super Bowls of the Bill Belichick-Tom Brady era have been filled with plenty of drama.

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// Where to eat and what to order in Boston’s North End

15 of the neighborhood’s best restaurants, from elegant hideaways to buzzy trattorias to (lots of) incredible pizza.


// Hazardous travel, power outages as storm hits Mass.

The heavy rain that has drenched the region is expected to continue until 3 a.m.

Waves crashed into Scituate’s seawall during the storm.

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Photos: Nor’easter slams N.E.

High winds, sleet, and slush blew into town as a turbulent storm arrived Monday night into Tuesday.

State backs expansions for 2 Boston charter schools

The academically struggling Boston Green Academy, meanwhile, will be on probation up to three more years.

// Drywall company under fire for employment practices agrees to use union labor

Universal Drywall says it’s also close to resolving a case over how it classified workers.

Talking Points

// Boston may court Aetna, bills target drug companies, and the cost of the Super Bowl

A roundup of the most important business news for Tuesday.


// Cheryl Fiandaca heading to WBZ

The journalist recently left WHDH-TV after three years.


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The Oscars aren’t quite so white this year

The Oscar nominations this year were more diverse than last year. Granted, after last year’s lack of diversity, the bar for improvement was low.

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As cars evolve, gas stations are falling behind

With more hybrid, electric, and possibly driverless cars hitting roads in coming years, gas stations are under pressure to adapt to the needs of the industry, but can they?

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// In Trump’s war, the enemy is the truth

The terrifying problem with the administration’s alternate version of reality is that it isn’t . . . real.

Special reports

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Tom Brady: Superfreak?

We break down, body part by body part, what science suggests the average 39-year-old human encounters, and how Brady might be defying those expectations.

Life sciences

STAT, a national publication from Boston Globe Media Partners, covers health, medicine, and life sciences.


The Desperate and the Dead | Part 7

// The San Antonio solution

One Texas city took on mental health as a community and became a national model. Why can’t Mass. do the same?

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.