President Trump

Trump advances controversial oil pipelines

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

President believes millions of votes were cast illegally

No evidence supports the assertion that there were millions of votes cast illegally.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 23: White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer speaks during a daily briefing at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House January 23, 2017 in Washington, DC. Spicer conducted his first official White House daily briefing to take questions from the members of the White House press corps. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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Renée Graham

The gilded age of presidential mendacity

Powerful people this comfortable with lying will not hesitate to do so when the stakes are far higher.

// Dippin’ Dots seeks truce with Sean Spicer

White House press secretary Sean Spicer has been sending critical tweets about the company since 2010.


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

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


// Walsh seeks vendor for planned City Hall coffee shop

“This is a small step to activate the people’s public space and will undoubtedly have a big impact,” Mayor Martin Walsh said.

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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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Foxborough, MA - 1-14-17 - Devin McCourty (32) celebrates with teammates after his interception during third quarter action during AFC Divisional Playoff game - Gillette Stadium. Houston Texans @ New England Patriots. (Jim Davis/Globe staff)

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Alex Speier

NFL’s best defense will tackle league’s best offense

Super Bowl LI matches the NFL’s best on both sides of the ball in the high-scoring Falcons and stingy Patriots.


// We feel pity, not hatred, for Atlanta

The Falcons are irrelevant. The only two sports that matter in town are college football . . . and spring college football.

Globe Magazine

// 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.

// ...And save some room for these North End desserts!

Mike’s cannoli and Modern’s lobster tails are classic, but don’t miss gelato, ricotta pie, and more.


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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.

// List of Oscar nominees: Casey Affleck earns nod for ‘Manchester by the Sea’

“La La Land” led the pack with 14 Oscar nominations.

Before she was wheeled into the operating room, Andrews says she told her oncologist: ‘‘I’m not watching any football games at home.”

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Erin Andrews had cancer surgery during NFL season

Erin Andrews says she battled cervical cancer during the NFL season, months after winning a lawsuit against a stalker.


// Cheryl Fiandaca heading to WBZ

The journalist recently left WHDH-TV after three years.

// Photo trove brings World War I alive for Lexington teen

Stunningly clear photographic negatives show the carnage and mundane routines of the Great War.

// Somerville celebrating its 175th birthday

Plans are in the works for a yearlong celebration, and officials want residents past and present, spanning decades, to take part in the festivities.


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Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Indira A.R. Lakshmanan

// 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.