Brigham, nurses continue negotiations

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Both sides agreed to try to work out a contract deal over the weekend that would avert a planned strike.

The headquarters of the National Rifle Association in Fairfax, Virginia.


Newton activist launches super PAC to take on the NRA

A Newton real estate developer and activist, frustrated by Congressional inaction on gun control, said Friday.

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// The lesson of the sit-in: Let Congress livestream

The representatives’ civil disobedience afforded Americans a whole new view of the government.


// The night the president came to visit

The president was coming to spend the night and Kay Thompson was a nervous wreck.

Part 1

// Families in fear

Closing psychiatric hospitals seemed humane, but the state failed to build a system to replace them.

Man is fatally shot in Mattapan

A man believed to be in his 40s was shot and killed in Mattapan Friday afternoon, according to Boston police.

// Celtics tried to make a deal

With no takers, the Celtics went with Cal’s Jaylen Brown, who was introduced Friday at a news conference.

// On eve of Bulger auction, victims start to get share of seized money

The families of James “Whitey” Bulger’s victims will each receive a little over $39,000 this week.


Brexit poses threats, opportunities for US

The British vote imperils several American interests.

// Mass. may soon have a Brexit problem

The UK is a significant market for Massachusetts exports.


// Unintended consequences on both sides of the Irish Sea

The goal of the Sinn Fein party is to reunify the island of Ireland. But don’t hold your breath waiting for a border vote just yet.

//[1].jpg After Brexit, US stocks tumble the most in 10 months

The Dow Jones Industrial Average had dropped about 600 points by Friday’s closing bell.

// Forget populism. This is Brexit’s real impact on 2016

The actual impact of Brexit on the presidential race will be unclear for some time, but here’s one thing we know for sure: It’s still about the economy, stupid.

Boston MA 1/29/16 Boston University freshman Charlie McAvoy skates with the puck in front of Merrimack College Marc Biega during third period action at Agganis Arena on Friday January 29, 2016. (Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) Topic: Reporter:

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Bruins select BU defenseman Charlie McAvoy at No. 14

McAvoy should help the Bruins blue line in the future.


// Teammates forever have a special connection

The death of a friend reminds the writer of the family-like bond all former teammates share.

Opinion & Ideas


// Brexit —a stern rebuke to arrogant elites

The EU has not listened to its constituents and is now paying the price for its arrogance.

Nation & World

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un celebrated a recent test launch of ground-to-ground ballistic rocket Hwasong-10.

Work harder, North Korea orders citizens. But does it help?

The bright red slogans hang from buses, government buildings and even some restaurants and gas stations, urging North Koreans to work harder to make the country’s 200-day “speed campaign” a success. “Have you carried out the plan for today?” one poster asks.


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FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2012 file photo, Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page, left and singer Robert Plant appear at a press conference ahead of the theatrical release of

Led Zeppelin is cleared in ‘Stairway’ theft trial

Led Zeppelin did not steal a riff from an obscure 1960s instrumental for the introduction of its classic rock anthem “Stairway to Heaven,” a federal jury decided Thursday.

Ground Game

ground game

// Where does Bernie Sanders go from here?

In the short term, his choice is simple, but the long-term prospects are more interesting for Sanders.

Globe investigations

// Private schools, painful secrets

More than 200 victims. At least 90 legal claims. At least 67 private schools in New England. This is the story of hundreds of students sexually abused by staffers, and emerging from decades of silence today.

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.

Design New England

Design New England

// ‘This is home’

Keith Leblanc and Kelly Monnahan create a haven for themselves, family, and friends in the piney hills of outer Cape Cod.