The Trump administration

White House to lawmakers: ‘Negotiations are over’

House Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday.

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President Trump threatened to leave Obamacare in place and move on to other issues if Friday’s vote fails.

Live updates

// Outcome of Friday’s vote remains uncertain

Here’s the latest on the Republicans’ push to pass health care legislation.

// Revised GOP health bill saves less money than original, number of uninsured stays the same

The Congressional Budget Office said changes made to win House votes have cut the measure’s deficit reduction by more than half.

President Donald Trump climbed into the driver's seat of an 18-wheeler while meeting with truck drivers and CEOs on the South Portico.


Here are some photos of Trump pretending to be a truck driver

President Trump climbed into the driver’s seat of an 18-wheeler, pumping his fists, grabbing onto the steering wheel, and honking the vehicle’s horn.

Ground Game

// A growing movement would force presidential candidates to release tax returns

Politicians in 25 states, including Massachusetts, are considering legislation that would require such disclosures.


// Quincy man charged with murdering wife by running her over four times

Prosecutors say a Quincy man who claimed he accidentally hit and killed his wife with his car actually murdered her.

// Muslim and Jewish communities bond amid fear

Fear and uncertainty have sparked an intense period of relationship-building between the two faiths.

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Special report | Part 1

The Last Refugee: Fleeing Syria for Trump’s America

The trip was over for these Syrian refugees. The family had been searching for a new home since fleeing their own in Aleppo in 2012, amid the bloody civil war in Syria. They had found one in Massachusetts. But uncertainty lay ahead: Tomorrow, Donald Trump would be sworn in.

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// Gas stations disappearing across Massachusetts

Massachusetts drivers had best keep a close watch on their car’s gas gauge these days.


// With revenues down, New England Mobile Book Fair moving out of longtime home

“Revenues have been dropping year after year, and we’ve got to do something,” said the owner.


// From the curbside snow, a friendship blooms

It was a chance encounter on a city street. No big deal. But it had a profound effect on all involved.

// Boston police commissioner challenges Tito Jackson’s criticisms

“Don’t use us as a political pawn here to make it seem like the city is out of control,” said the commissioner.


// Stolen Brady jerseys are back in the Patriots’ hands

The FBI’s Boston bureau presented the two jerseys to Patriots owner Robert Kraft Thursday.

1 million square feet of rakes, rugs, and robots: Inside Amazon’s new warehouse has packed its new warehouse in Fall River with a dizzying array of merchandise, from the mundane to the exotic.

London attack

Utah man killed, wife injured in London attack

Kurt Cochran and his wife, Melissa, were on the last day of a special trip celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary when the deadly attack played out.



// The Weekender: Ex-junkies, alien invaders, and sexier Sex Pistols

The Globe’s picks for everything fun to do this weekend.

Trump Today

// Trump Today: GOP health care bill faces a key vote

Today’s health care vote in the House is the first major legislative test of Trump’s young presidency.

• Schedule: Where the president is today

• News: A look at what happened yesterday

• Social media: What Trump has been tweeting

Munch Madness

// See who made it to Round 3 of Munch Madness

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

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Indira A.R. Lakshmanan

// Through the looking glass with Trump and Nunes

Rep. Devin Nunes has compromised the intelligence committee’s investigation into President Trump.


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

Special reports


// Star surgeon is scrutinized on concurrent procedures

New York authorities are probing how a famed prostate specialist manages his vast patient load.


// 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.


// WATCH: How you fight opioid addiction — with opioids

The drugs are formulated to deter abuse, while minimizing withdrawal symptoms.