Remembering MLK

How far should state leaders go in reforming justice?

State Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz, left, spoke as Governor Charlie Baker looked on during the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast.

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State Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz castigated leaders for dragging their feet in fixing the criminal justice system.


// Incumbency, in black and white

The daunting nature of Tito Jackson’s challenge for Boston mayor has been made clear in recent days.

Senator Elizabeth Warren spoke during the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast on Monday.

Warren won’t say Trump is ‘legitimate president’

Elizabeth Warren decried President-elect Donald Trump’s negative comments about civil rights hero John Lewis.

// Clark says she’s received ‘positive’ reaction to her boycott of inauguration

Congresswoman Katherine Clark is one of about two dozen members of Congress who said they would protest Donald Trump’s win.


// Dr. Kamala Dansinghani, who battled anorexia, dies at 44

Dr. Dansinghani was valedictorian of her Dartmouth College class and a Harvard Medical School graduate.

Dog is killed by coyote while leashed in its Gloucester yard

Gloucester officers searched for the coyote but couldn’t find it, and are warning residents to keep an eye on their pets.

MBTA retirement fund needs independent review, group says

The pension fund too easily dismissed concerns over its money management, a Boston think-tank said.

// Adults present at party where man was stabbed, UMass Boston chancellor says

UMass Boston chancellor J. Keith Motley said adults were at his home early Sunday when a 20-year-old man was stabbed at a party there.

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Gene Cernan, last astronaut to walk on the moon, dies at 82

Mr. Cernan, commander of NASA’s Apollo 17 mission, set foot on the lunar surface in December 1972 during his third space flight.

Boston, MA - 1/9/2017 - Passengers ride the number 7 bus in Boston, MA, January 9, 2017. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)

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Can buses be cool? Transit advocates want it to happen.

“Buses are not the second-class citizens of the transit system. They can be awesome, and they should be fun.”

Obama’s legacy

As Obama departs, black youth question place in Trump’s America

Black youth in Ferguson, Baltimore, and Boston are confronting the paradox of President Obama’s historic ascension and the start of the Donald Trump era.

Letter from Chicagoland

// In 2008, they thought their world had changed. But did it?

A Globe reporter returned to his hometown to see how his family and church were reacting to Donald Trump’s looming inauguration.

AFC Championship: Steelers at Patriots

Foxborough, MA 01/14/17 Patriots Tom Brady reacts after being sacked in the second quarter. The New England Patriots play against the Houston Texans in the AFC Divisional Playoff game at Gillette Stadium Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017. (Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff

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How the Texans exposed flaws in the Patriots’ offense

Houston had its pass rushers line up inside, and they were able to get favorable 1-on-1 matchups.

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// The debate is over. Bill Belichick is the greatest NFL coach ever.

His sustained success isn’t just supposed to be unlikely in modern football. It’s supposed to be impossible.

The transition: Obama to Trump

// Could someone please buy Trump a thesaurus?

Why we totally need English majors now, more than ever.

// Springsteen cover band pulls out of Trump inaugural event

B Street Band leader Willie Forte said Monday that the decision is based ‘‘solely on the respect and gratitude we have for Bruce and the E Street Band.’’


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Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Elizabeth Warren

// The GOP’s strategy for Obamacare? Repeal and run.

There’s no magic wand we can wave to simply snap back to our old system if Republicans decide to rip up the Affordable Care Act and run away.

Special reports

//[1].jpg She loved him, and he died in the Holocaust. Now her son is bringing his music back to life.

A tale of young love drove a son on an eye-opening journey. And in the process, a musical legacy that was all but lost has been found, and a life revealed.

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.