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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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.