The Trump administration

As activism surges, Democrats struggle with next steps

A wave of political dissent has swept the country, causing a surge of activity on the ground floor of the Democratic Party.

// Trump Today: What will the president say in CPAC speech?

Welcome to Trump Today, a one-stop entry point for the latest news on the 45th president of the United States.

// Trump can expect warm welcome at conservative gathering

Trump’s speech is designed to be one of appreciation, senior strategist Steve Bannon said Thursday.

Elijah Cohen-Gordon, 15, addressed the Post Office Square rally, which was called in support of transgender students.

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Transgender rally draws hundreds to Post Office Square

The crowd protested President Trump’s decision to roll back federal guidelines.

Vice President Mike Pence.

Ground Game

Is this what Mike Pence wanted all along?

“Pence knew what he was getting into by signing up with Trump,” said one national political analyst.

White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Oxon Hill, Md., Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

White House adviser asked FBI to dispute Russia reports

An official said Reince Priebus’ request came after the FBI said it believed a New York Times report was inaccurate.

// Will Trump crack down on marijuana?

The Trump administration raised the prospect Thursday of a federal crackdown on recreational pot.

// Baker interrupted during Tufts talk

Protesters called on Governor Charlie Baker to more aggressively challenge President Trump’s immigration orders.



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Cape Ann locals who’ve seen the Casey Affleck film recognize that it’s more about Gloucester than Manchester-by-the-Sea.

Boston, MA--2/23/2017 - Architect Kevin Dealer (cq) stands on an existing pier. (Venezia (cq) restaurant, left rear, is not part of the development.) Developer Ryan Sillery (cq) has bought property at Russo/MarineMax (cq) in Dorchester. RODE Architects Inc partners Dealer and Eric Robinson (cq) are designing a redevelopment, that will include waterfront condos, a hotel, restaurant, park, retail space, and a refurbished marina. Photo by Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Topic: 24marine Reporter: Jon Chesto

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Big plans for ‘hidden gem’ on Dorchester waterfront

A South Boston-based developer is hoping to tap into the potential of Dorchester’s Port Norfolk peninsula.

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// Millennials may never get out of their parents’ homes

Why has living at home become so en vogue among millennials?

Ideas | Bruce Cannon Gibney

// How the baby boomers destroyed everything

A selfish generation goes on a decades-long rampage, taking the country down with it.

Amanda Abbott (left) and Leonie Little-Lex are among a group of local artists who sold more than $4,000 of watercolors, ceramics, prints, and jewelry to benefit Greater Boston Legal Services and the Refugee & Immigrant Assistance Center.

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Protesters push for change, one ‘huddle’ at a time

The election has given so many so much to protest that it’s been called a “second job.”

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// A long stare is followed by dismissal for prospective juror at Hernandez murder trial

Jury selection resumes Friday in the double murder trial of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez.

// Police say nerve agent found on Kim Jong Un’s slain half-brother

Malaysian police said Friday that the half brother of North Korea’s leader who was killed had a nerve agent on his eye and his face.

Bruins 4, Kings 1

// Anton Khudobin pulls out the stops in Bruins’ win

The backup goalie made 27 saves in a 4-1 victory over the Kings.


// The Weekender: Giant leaps, political laughs, and Oscars drama

The Globe’s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.


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// Congress must assert role in waging war

The proper forum for the debate over war is in the halls of Congress, not the confines of the Oval Office or, worse yet, a dinner table at Mar-a-Lago.

Special reports

// A life taken, but also a life lost

How did 14-year-old Raeshawn Moody wind up becoming among the youngest to face a murder charge in Boston?


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?