Turnout is lower than expected at Kennedy Institute

Boston-03/29/2017- The numbers of visitors are below expectations at the Edward Kennedy Institute. Three people were the only visitors inside a replica of the Senate Chamber as they hear a presentation. John Tlumacki/Globe staff(metro)

John Tlumacki/Globe staff

The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, which opened two years ago, is drawing fewer than half as many visitors as projected.

National Weather Service

Parts of Mass. could get up to 8 inches of snow this weekend

A potential storm could drop up to 3 inches in the Boston area, while there is the possibility for up to 8 inches in the far northwest part of the state.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/40mphstill-9144.jpg This weekend’s storm projections in graphics

Here’s a look at the upcoming storm, through the latest projections and graphics.

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A man facing gun charges in connection to the killing of a 24-year-old delivery driver in Lynn has now been charged with first-degree murder.

12 killed, 3 injured in Texas crash between church van, truck

Twelve people were killed in a crash between a church van and a pickup truck on a two-lane highway in southwestern Texas.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/29/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/AFP_ML2PG.jpg Ivanka Trump, shifting plans, will become a federal employee

The move comes after her plan to be an informal adviser prompted criticism from ethics experts, who said it would allow her to avoid some rules.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/29/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/4ae8c4fdadb84be8bcc5e3369484bb6f-4ae8c4fdadb84be8bcc5e3369484bb6f-0.jpg Senate panel vows to ‘get to the bottom’ of Russia interference

The stakes for the Senate investigation have been heightened given the disarray in the House investigation into Russia.

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Representative Stephen Lynch said he sees little benefit in cooperating with a White House he views as extreme.

Matt Pulley (top) is a sales and service consultant at a Wayfair call center in Bangor, Maine.

Yoon S. Byun for The Boston Globe

Looking for a job in Maine? Try a call center.

As technology improves, centers are increasingly seeking out sophisticated employees, and Maine centers are on the forefront.


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The Patriots reportedly asked about the Seattle cornerback’s availability before they signed Stephon Gilmore.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/02/20/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Chin022017SpringTrainingDay8_Spt20.jpg Here are Globe staff predictions for the 2017 MLB season

Peter Abraham, Nick Cafardo, Alex Speier, Chad Finn, Dan Shaughnessy, and Christopher L. Gasper weigh in.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/29/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/instagram_30names09_arts.jpg Members of the Patriots are busy having babies

Several players welcomed little ones in recent weeks.

Dylan Minnette and Katherine Langford in “13 Reasons Why.”

Beth Dubber/Netflix

Television review

Yes, ‘13 Reasons Why’ is for young adults. It’s still very good.

Netflix’s new adaptation of Jay Asher’s 2007 novel about a teen suicide is an extraordinarily mature drama.

TV Critic’s Corner

Louis C.K.: Busy, busy, busy

Coming up soon: A new Netflix stand-up special and a hosting gig at “SNL.”

An Indonesian man disappeared. Then his body was found — inside a python.

A 25-year-old man who had gone missing from his village on Sunday apparently had been swallowed whole by a python.

Globe Magazine

BOSTON, MA - 11/02/2016: THE MORNING RUSH HOUR in Boston at 9am crossing Atlantic Avenue and Summer Street from South Station in Boston. (David L Ryan/Globe Staff Photo) SECTION: METRO TOPIC stand alone photo

If millennials can’t afford to live in the Boston area, will they simply leave?

Millennials aging out of rental apartments are looking for affordable homes with a yard and room for kids. If they can’t find them here, they’ll look elsewhere.

Laptop computer being watched in the office by a security camera concept for big brother surveillance or internet computer security

Hiawatha Bray | Tech Lab

Internet privacy—such as it is—loses another defense

Congress is poised to loosen online privacy rules, but we’ve never had full privacy in our Internet use.

Newton, MA., 12/28/16, Mike St. Peter, President, NBC Boston, necn and Telemundo Boston gave us a tour\preview of the new studio and channel that debuts on Jan. 1 Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff)

Talking Points

NBCUniversal is moving to Needham

The new headquarters would join together NBC’s CSN sports group from Burlington and the local NBC, NECN, and Telemundo crews.

Munch Madness

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/10/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/munch-madness-og-1.jpg Munch Madness: It’s the Final Four

We’re nearing the end of the tournament: Only four restaurants remain. Vote now for your favorite.

Opinion & Ideas


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/28/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Jacoby.jpg Biggest broken promise in political history? Health care isn’t even close

Most presidents break campaign promises, and some of those breaches have profoundly changed American history.

Trump Today

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/659528374.jpg Trump Today: Probing the cost of those trips to Mar-a-Lago

The Government Accountability Office will look into the costs after a request by Senator Elizabeth Warren.


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Our weekly digest on buying, selling, and design, with expert advice and insider neighborhood knowledge.

Special reports

Special report | Part 1

Fleeing Syria for Trump’s America

The trip was over for these refugees. They had found a new home in Mass. But uncertainty lay ahead: Tomorrow, Donald Trump would be sworn in.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/03/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/AFP_MB3WQ.jpg 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.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/29/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/Mumps.jpg Mumps outbreaks are raising concerns about vaccine

Large and lengthy outbreaks have been recently reported and, worryingly, often among people who have been vaccinated.