Trump revisits his ‘greatest hits’ in CPAC speech

President Donald Trump spoke at CPAC in Maryland, Friday.


President Trump at one point asked if the audience minded if he went off script, saying his prepared remarks were a little bit “boring.”

// Trump campaign aide to plead guilty

The expected plea signals that former top adviser to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, Rick Gates, is cooperating with the investigation into Russian interference in the election.

President Donald Trump spoke to reporters before leaving the White House for the CPAC conference in Maryland, Friday.

President Trump announces new North Korea sanctions

The Trump administration is hitting more than 50 vessels, shipping companies and trade businesses in the latest bid to turn up pressure on the so-called hermit kingdom.

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State trooper placed on paid leave after internal affairs investigation

Leigha Genduso was a coconspirator in a massive drug case and just a few years later was serving as a state trooper.

// Armed sheriff’s deputy was ‘coward’ or froze under pressure, Trump says

“He certainly did a poor job,” President Trump said Friday about the armed guard on campus during the deadly shooting, who didn’t engage the suspect.

Students held their hands in the air as they were evacuated by police from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.,after last week’s shooting that left 17 dead.

Kevin Cullen

If you see something, shoot something

I modestly propose that in addition to arming teachers, we should allow students to carry their own weapons.

// If you’re a student disciplined for a gun protest, MIT says it won’t hurt your chances

Some students who have been admitted to MIT’s Class of 2022 asked whether their acceptance would be rescinded. It won’t.

“You should be anxious and you should be frightened,” Wayne LaPierre told attendees of the Conservative Political Action Conference.

NRA chief warns of Democratic ‘saboteurs’

The speech sent a strong signal that the group has no intention of softening its stance on guns in the wake of last week’s shooting.

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Here’s where the winter fun is

From skiing and cycling to tubing and trekking, the Mt. Washington Valley is the place to go to make the most of winter.

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Who should get priority for seating on the MBTA?

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Miss Conduct

I’m 64. Is it fair to ask for a seat on the T?

I expect younger folks to gladly stand up on the T when someone older comes along.

// The first rule of seeing Barack Obama in Boston is don’t talk about seeing Barack Obama in Boston

There are some strict rules in place during the former president’s appearance at a sports analytics conference today.

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// Galvin charges Electoral College lawsuit is ‘designed to benefit people like Donald Trump’

The suit was filed by former Massachusetts governor William F. Weld and two other plaintiffs.

// Several colleges in New England now cost $70,000 — or more

It’s well known that attending a private university in the Northeast is expensive. But the price tag has now risen above $70,000 at some schools.

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Making his phone dumber was the smartest thing he ever did

Realizing his phone usage had gotten out of control, a Globe reporter made the decision to go on a smartphone diet — with surprising results.


// The Olympics showed why the US simply can’t skate with the stars

After its weakest overall Olympic showing in two dozen years, US figure skating has an exceptional amount of catching up to do.


// The day I tried to skate with Nancy Kerrigan in Stoneham

The figure-skating superstar made a public appearance at the Stoneham Arena on Thursday afternoon.

// Jessie Diggins picked to carry US flag at Olympic Closing Ceremony

Diggins thrust herself across the finish line to give the Americans a dazzling gold medal in the cross-country team sprint.


// This chair will tell you when to move

Simon Hong’s robotic StandX is designed to prevent back pain instead of relieving it.

// Snap royalty Kylie Jenner helped erase $1.3b in market value with just a tweet

Snap Inc.’s flagship platform has lost some luster, at least according to one social-media influencer in the Kardashian-Jenner clan.

// Chevy Chase gets kicked after he confronts driver who cut him off, police say

Police say the 74-year-old former ‘‘Saturday Night Live’’ star chased down the other driver after he was cut off in traffic and during the altercation was kicked in the shoulder.

// Harvard places Christian club on probation

Harvard administrators sanctioned the club for a year after it allegedly pressured a female student leader to resign because she was dating a woman.

90th Academy Awards

// Does the Academy make mistakes? Judging by these snubs, yes.

Here are six nominations (or eight, depending on how you count) worthy of Oscar consideration.

Actress and model Abbey Lee; below as a teenager.

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Modeling’s glamour hides web of abuse

The fashion industry is built on glamour and allure, but many models, especially the very young, know it for something else: sexual exploitation and abuse.

Opinion & Ideas


// Teamsters Local 25 and Charlie Baker are strange political bedfellows

By accepting the endorsement of Teamsters Local 25, Charlie Baker has effectively ended the union’s political ostracization.


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Parkland. Las Vegas. Sutherland Springs. Newtown. On and on: In America, mass shootings have become so familiar that they seem to follow the same sad script.

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// Opinion: Psychiatric advance directives can help us help our patients

After struggling to treat a patient who was mentally ill, a Cambridge Health Alliance doctor has come around to them.

Real Estate

Native plants: New England’s tested survivors

Working with native plants is one great way to ensure the plants in your garden will not contribute to the disastrous environmental and economic effects of invasive species.


// Play the crossword

Puzzled? Keep trying your hand at our interactive crossword and see if you can triumph.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Olympic celebrations

Capturing the moments when Olympic athletes celebrated a win or their performance at the PyeongChang Games.