Making their voices heard

A woman listens to Senator Elizabeth Warren speak on Boston Common Saturday.

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A woman listens to Senator Elizabeth Warren speak on Boston Common Saturday.

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One protester on the Boston Common Saturday held an anti-Trump sign.

Nicoletta Longo waved a boa on top of a traffic light in Boston on Satuday.

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Nicoletta Longo waved a boa on top of a traffic light in Boston on Satuday.

A woman carried a sign as she took part in the Women’s March on Washington on Saturday.

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A woman carried a sign as she took part in the Women’s March on Washington on Saturday.

Boston-01/21/2017 Thousands of people filled Boston Common for the Boston Women's March for America. Someone adorned the statue of William Ellery Channing with a pink knit hat and scarf. The staue is on Arlington Street at the Boston Public Garden. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(metro)


Someone adorned the statue of William Ellery Channing in Boston Public Garden with a pink knit hat and scarf.

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Demonstrations happened in Boston, and in cities across the United States and around the world, after the inauguration of Donald Trump.

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Thousands of people were Boston for the Women’s March on Saturday.

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Elizabeth Warren rallied protesters on Boston Common.

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Demonstrators and their signs on Boston Common.

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Hundreds of thousands of protesters were in Washington, D.C.

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Tens of thousands packed Boston Common Saturday.

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Demonstrators arrived at Boston Common.

Emily Tuohey for the Boston globe

Riverside station was full as people made their into the city. Trains were crowded and delayed Saturday.

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Crowds grew larger in Boston from mid-morning onward.

// ‘We will not build a stupid wall,’ says Elizabeth Warren

Senator Elizabeth Warren spoke to tens of thousands who gathered on Boston Common Saturday afternoon.

Joan Vennochi

// Galvanizing women, Trump (inadvertently) succeeds where Clinton failed

The new president triggers a massive women’s movement.

Opinion | Margery Eagan

// Guilt-free, shame-free empowerment fuels the Women’s March

The women marching in Washington are too powerful, determined, and organized to ever, ever go back.

// Vast numbers of protesters flocking to Common overwhelmed MBTA

To ease the commute out of Boston, the MBTA announced the increased service options.


// 2 days in D.C. illuminate America’s political chasm

Friday and Saturday put on display the deep wounds that were broken open by the election, which show no signs of healing soon.

// In D.C., massive crowd shouts protest

“We’re here to say we’re not going to roll over and play dead. We’re going to be visible,” said Vivian Fong.

Yvonne Abraham

// In protest marches, a chance to see hope and a way forward

“Action is an antidote for despair,” said Grace Gregor, 70, of Boston.

Shirley Leung

// Five memorable moments from the Boston Women’s March

It was a march to remember from political activist Barbara Lee to all the men pretty in pink.

// Mass. marchers join D.C. protest for reasons political and personal

“This is where I have to be,” said 17-year-old Sophie Kramer of Maynard.

// Photos: Women’s March around the world

Protesters took to the streets in more than 600 places around the globe Saturday.

President Trump

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An inaugural speech like — and so very unlike — those before it

The Trump inauguration represented a dramatic departure from the status quo, and so, too, did his inaugural address.

// Trump on Iraq: ‘We should have kept the oil’

“We should have kept the oil, but, OK, maybe we’ll have another chance,” said the president.

// Fact check: Trump overstates crowd size at inaugural

The president’s speech turned into the latest battle in, as he put it, his “running war with the media.”

// Forgotten and forlorn, a Mass. town finds hope in Donald Trump

Winchendon hadn’t voted for a Republican presidential candidate since 1988, but in Trump residents have vested their hopes for revival.

Kevin Cullen

// Recognizing the humanity of the homeless

“Being homeless is like being invisible,” Kourtney McLean said. “People bump into me, and it’s as if I’m not there.”

AFC Championship: Steelers at Patriots

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Tom Brady: Superfreak?

We break down, body part by body part, what science suggests the average 39-year-old human encounters, and how Brady might be defying those expectations.


// Sunday’s game could come down to Stephen Gostkowski

If another Super Bowl trip comes down to his leg, Gostkowski won’t be daunted — despite a subpar season.


// Le’Veon Bell is too good for the Patriots to simply shut him down

Bell rushed for 1,268 yards and caught 75 passes for 616 yards in just 12 games.


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Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Stephen Kinzer

// How Boston fought the empire

When the United States turned to foreign conquest, the cradle of liberty rebelled.

Special reports

// As Obama departs, black youth question place in Trump’s America

As President Obama leaves office, a generation of black youth confront the paradox of his historic ascension and the start of the Trump era.

Life sciences

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// The San Antonio solution

One Texas city took on mental health as a community and became a national model. Why can’t Mass. do the same?

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.