The battle over health care

Health care defeat is a stunning setback for Republicans

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 24: U.S. President Donald Trump reacts after Republicans abruptly pulled their health care bill from the House floor, in the Oval Office of the White House on March 24, 2017 in Washington, DC. In a big setback to the agenda of President Donald Trump and the Speaker, Ryan cancelled a vote for the American Health Care Act, the GOP plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also called 'Obamacare.' (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

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The collapse means Obamacare will stay on the books for the foreseeable future.

President Trump reacted in the Oval Office on Friday after Republicans pulled their health care bill from the House floor on the day of the vote.

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A new cloud in Trump’s stormy presidency

The health care bill’s defeat is a further deterioration of President Trump’s already shaky credibility in Washington and among the American people.

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 24: U.S. President Donald Trump reacts with Vice President Mike Pence (R) after Republicans abruptly pulled their health care bill from the House floor, in the Oval Office of the White House on March 24, 2017 in Washington, DC. In a big setback to the agenda of President Donald Trump and the Speaker, Ryan cancelled a vote for the American Health Care Act, the GOP plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also called 'Obamacare.' (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Trump’s tax overhaul is in doubt after health care loss

President Trump and Republican leaders have said they want to overhaul the tax code, but that may now be more difficult.

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A young girl reads a book at the New England Mobile Book Fair in Newton Highlands in 2013.

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New life for the New England Mobile Book Fair?

Officials in a number of towns are wooing the book seller, which is getting booted from its 32,000-square-foot Newton warehouse.

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Albert Taderera, 36, is allegedly the masked man behind 16 bank robberies in the region, officials said.

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Che earlier this year said Boston is “the most racist city” he’s ever been to.

Sports Notebooks

BEN VOLIN | SUNDAY FOOTBALL NOTES

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The Raiders-to-Vegas issue could come to a head, and several rule changes are on the table.

NICK CAFARDO I SUNDAY BASEBALL NOTES

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Officials say Quintana won’t be going anywhere if the packages being offered don’t improve.

Newlyweds Anthony and Jaime Parchesky (formerly Jaime Mullin) held on to the wedding license that almost messed up their wedding plans.

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A missing wedding license couldn’t stop this Medway marriage

“I forgot to pick up the license,” Anthony Parchesky told his mother.

The author at Chicken Spring Lake in the Sequoia National Forest, and on Knife’s Edge in the Goat Rocks Wilderness in Washington, with a view of Mount Rainier.

While hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, a life-changing 112 days

People often ask me why I did it, and I tell them I wanted to get away from real life. But really, for me, this is the real life. Or, it should be.

 Nahant letter carrier John Uva regularly checks in with Tom Loftus. He called 911 once when Loftus didn’t recognize him

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When an older neighbor recedes from view, should you meddle?

Experts fear that problem will only grow as the population ages, and societal factors further isolate vulnerable people.

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The effort is prompting pushback in parts of the city where the free parking space has long been held sacred.

Munch Madness

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One of these 16 restaurants will be named the winner in just a couple weeks. Vote now before Round 3 ends Saturday.

Opinion & Ideas

Renée Graham

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A good man who sometimes fell short of glory in life didn’t become a saint in death.

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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.

Investigations

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

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Massachusetts, which was recently named the best state in the country, does not have a particularly great reputation when it comes to traffic and driving. NBC Boston recently calculated the Commonwealth’s five intersections with the highest number of car crashes, using 10 years of Department of Transportation data through 2013. Though not the deadliest intersections […]

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The doctor has significant financial ties to pain medicine makers — a fact not disclosed in the program.

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.

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The Big Picture

Along the frozen trail

Dogs and their mushers sped over 200 miles in Maine for the 25th annual Can-Am Crown 250 sled dog race.

Ground Game

Ground Game

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It wasn’t that long ago that Republicans mocked Democrats about the bumbling way they drafted the Affordable Care Act.