Frantic carjacking victim escaped to Boston pizza shop

“He left the seat belt he tied me up with a little loose … and I escaped while he went a block and a half away,” Kenneth Metz said.

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Authorities say they have DNA and are seeking a person of interest in the murder of Vanessa Marcotte.

It was just under an hour wait for a hot dog at Sullivan’s.

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Sully’s is open and the lines were massive today

Sullivan’s — the concession stand at Castle Island — opened two days early due to good weather and the crowds showed up en masse.

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The consensus on Boston Common about Thursday’s record-shattering 66-degree weather? Quite possibly the best day ever.

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The mercury in Boston climbed to 66 shortly after 12:30 p.m., beating the old record of 65, set in 1990.

Dave Epstein

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Something not very wintry has been going on this month.

The Trump administration

Governor Charlie Baker signed a transgender public accommodations law bill into law last July, which he says will protect Mass. students in the wake of President Donald Trump’s move to lift similar federal protections.

Students will be ‘protected’ and ‘safe’ in Mass., Baker says

In July, Governor Charlie Baker signed a transgender public accommodations law.

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Boston-based GE chief executive Jeff Immelt was among a number of manufacturing CEOs who visited the White House to meet with the President.

Travel

American Airlines was one of two carriers to introduce a new, sub-economy class this week.

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Chris Muther

Basic economy? Misery class is more like it

Features of the new category include no overhead bin space, no choice of seat, no upgrades, and you board after everyone else has boarded. Even pets.

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More than 33,000 families – or more than 100,000 people – have spent at least one night in a homeless shelter since 2008.

Celtics

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The NBA’s trade deadline passed Thursday without any deals involving the Celtics.

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The Celtics guard’s social media post on Monday raised a lot of eyebrows. On Thursday, he talked about it.

BC professor took a selfie every day for 30 years

Karl Baden has photographed his face every day since Feb. 23, 1987, with one exception.

FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2015, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady speaks at a news conference in Foxborough, Mass. Brady did not attend a 2015 celebration at the White House because of what the he insisted was a

Did Tom Brady take a big digger while skiing?

The second skiing-related video posted this week on the Patriots quarterback’s social media shows a crash landing.

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With no savings and no safety net, this single mother hangs on by a thread as she seeks a stable life for her three kids.

Boston Ballet in “Artifact” at the Boston Opera House.

THINGS TO DO

The Weekender: Giant leaps, political laughs, and Oscars drama

The Globe’s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.

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Trump Today

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Welcome to Trump Today, a one-stop entry point for the latest news on the 45th president of the United States.

• Schedule: Where the president is today

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• Social media: What Trump has been tweeting

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Michael Widmer

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Governor Baker’s proposal to cap commercial insurance payments to providers will create more problems than it solves.

Special reports

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How did 14-year-old Raeshawn Moody wind up becoming among the youngest to face a murder charge in Boston?

Investigations

The Desperate and the Dead | Part 7

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

Real Estate

Home prices along 495 still haven’t returned to the highs of a decade ago

In a few relatively affluent communities along the Interstate 495 corridor like Hopkinton and Boxborough, median home prices are pushing well past peak levels last reached more than a decade ago.