Women on the march

Boston, Ma., 01/20/17, Ten year old Aya Newell of Brookline was part of the anti President Trump protest on the Boston Common. Boston folks react to the Inauguration of President Trump. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

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Thousands of protesters expected to join Boston Women’s March Saturday

In a few hours, the Boston Common will be awash in pink hats, protest signs, and a sea of demonstrators.

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The volunteers come from different backgrounds, but they all share a desire to stand together for equality and dignity.

A focus on rights

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Celebrities including Janelle Monáe, Scarlett Johansson, and Ashley Judd are expected.

Gloria Steinem

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Questions about the Women’s March on Washington have created a need for a Twitter version of history and Feminism 101.

Donald Trump’s inauguration

US President Donald J. Trump spoke to members of the media.

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On first day, Trump signs health care executive order

His first executive order one aimed at his predecessor’s signature health care law.

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President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, danced at the first of three inaugural balls they'll attend Friday night.

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The alt-right leader was attacked on the street while giving an interview.

Editorial

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President Trump presented grandiose promises but no details of what comes next.

Boston MA 1/20/17 Count Bankula from City Life Urbano marching in protest on the day of President Donald Trump's inauguration. (Photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: reporter:

Marchers flood Common to protest Trump agenda

The common theme among protesters was the phrase “not my president.”

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In the first minutes after Donald Trump’s swearing-in, the contradictory sides of the new president were on sharp display.

JOAN VENNOCHI

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Donald Trump’s inaugural address paid no heed to the 65.8 million Americans who voted for Hillary Clinton.

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Allegations of plagiarism have dogged people close to Trump, but could his administration have kicked off its tenure by plagiarizing ... a cake?

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The Interior Department was ordered Friday to shut down its official Twitter accounts -- indefinitely.

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Former President George W. Bush may want to opt for an umbrella the next time he’s out in the rain.

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The mysterious changes were quickly noticed by news organizations and people on social media.

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Earlier in the day, the incoming first lady wore a sky-blue cashmere jacket and mock turtleneck dress by Ralph Lauren.

style

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President Trump’s senior adviser donned a $3,600 Gucci ensemble, trimmed with buttons shaped like cats. Yes, cats.

What our critics say

critic’s notebook

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The reality TV candidate clearly signals that he will try to be a reality TV president.

Buzzsaw

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There is something about the visions of barbarism depicted on several current series that seems oddly and frighteningly apropos.

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A documentary commissioned for television is good enough for the movies — and public debate.

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Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Richard North Patterson

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Trump invokes a dystopian American that can only be transformed by a TV performer who exults in playing Superman.

Special reports

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/14/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/unbowed_tiled-11878.jpg As Obama departs, black youth question place in Trump’s America

As President Obama leaves office, a generation of black youth confront the paradox of his historic ascension and the start of the Trump era.

Life sciences

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

Investigations

The Desperate and the Dead | Part 7

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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’

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“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.