Road rage may have led to Lynn deliveryman’s murder

Brian G. Brito, 21, was arrested by police on Monday night.


A man facing gun charges in connection to the killing of a 24-year-old food delivery man has now been charged with first-degree murder.

National Weather Service

Parts of Mass. could get up to 8 inches of snow this weekend

A potential storm could drop up to 3 inches in the Boston area, while there is the possibility for up to 8 inches in the far northwest part of the state.

// Ivanka Trump, shifting plans, will become a federal employee

The move comes after her plan to be an informal adviser prompted criticism from ethics experts, who said it would allow her to avoid some rules.

// Senate panel vows to ‘get to the bottom’ of Russia interference

The stakes for the Senate investigation have been heightened given the disarray in the House investigation into Russia.

// Trump officials invited Lynch to speak with them, but he declined

Representative Stephen Lynch said he sees little benefit in cooperating with a White House he views as extreme.

// State representative draws flak for warning of ICE raids

Michelle DuBois took to Facebook to warn undocumented immigrants in the Brockton area not to “go out on the street,” Wednesday.

// Bristol County Sheriff Hodgson is no stranger to controversy

Hodgson made headlines when he called for the arrest of elected officials of so-called sanctuary cities, but it’s far from the first time.

// Somerville mayor calls sheriff ‘jack-booted thug’ in sanctuary spat

After Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson called for the arrest of elected officials who support “sanctuary cities,” Mayor Joe Curtatone challenged him to “come and get me.”

// Trump to name Baker to opioid panel chaired by Christie

Governor Charlie Baker will join a panel of presidential appointees led by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.


// Santander to pay $26m to settle subprime loan case

The money will settle allegations that Santander provided unfair, high-interest loans to car buyers and mislead investors about the ability of borrowers to repay them.

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Maine is a mecca for call centers

Data science is transforming customer service, and Maine centers are on the forefront.



// Dave Dombrowski not alarmed by raft of pitcher injuries

The ailing arms are piling up, but Dombrowski says it’s not a lack of diligence, just part of the game.

// Here are Globe staff predictions for the 2017 MLB season

Peter Abraham, Nick Cafardo, Alex Speier, Chad Finn, Dan Shaughnessy, and Christopher L. Gasper weigh in.

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// Saints won’t make an offer to Malcolm Butler, coach says

Sean Payton said New Orleans does not want to give up the first-round pick to sign the cornerback.

// NBC will air the 2018 Winter Olympics live for the first time

The network will air live coverage across all time zones rather than save the best material for prime time in the US.


// Biggest broken promise in political history? Health care isn’t even close

Most presidents break campaign promises, and some of those breaches have profoundly changed American history.


// Members of the Patriots are busy having babies

Several players welcomed little ones in recent weeks.

Globe Magazine

// Where to eat and what to order in Providence

Dine (and sip) like a champ in Rhode Island’s capital, where the culinary talent and fresh ingredients are locally grown.


//[1].jpg Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman are reuniting for a new NBC show

Ron Swanson would be excited about this one.

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If millennials can’t afford to live in the Boston area, will they simply leave?

Millennials aging out of rental apartments are looking for affordable homes with a yard and room for kids. If they can’t find them here, they’ll look elsewhere.

Munch Madness

// Munch Madness: It’s the Final Four

We’re nearing the end of the tournament: Only four restaurants remain. Vote now for your favorite.

Opinion & Ideas


// Gorsuch’s narrow view of the law has cruel consequences

Judge Gorsuch’s narrow interpretation of law has harmful, nonpartisan, real-world consequences.

Trump Today

// Trump Today: Probing the cost of those trips to Mar-a-Lago

The Government Accountability Office will look into the costs after a request by Senator Elizabeth Warren.


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Our weekly digest on buying, selling, and design, with expert advice and insider neighborhood knowledge.

Special reports

Special report | Part 1

Fleeing Syria for Trump’s America

The trip was over for these refugees. They had found a new home in Mass. But uncertainty lay ahead: Tomorrow, Donald Trump would be sworn in.


// Documenting Hate: Submit an incident you know about

If you have been a victim or witnessed a hate incident, share your information here so we can investigate.


// Mumps outbreaks are raising concerns about vaccine

Large and lengthy outbreaks have been recently reported and, worryingly, often among people who have been vaccinated.