The battle over health care

Trump blames Republicans for defeat of health bill

President Trump lashed out at Republican leaders and groups on Sunday for the defeat of the health care bill.

The Trustees of Reservations have zeroed in on five areas to create a public space that would likely cost tens of millions.

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Will Boston’s waterfront get a new public park?

The Trustees of Reservations are considering five locations along Boston Harbor for a public park.


Brookline man dies in Mass. Pike tunnel crash

A 20-year-old Brookline man is dead after his vehicle went airborne and struck the ceiling of a Massachusetts Turnpike tunnel in Boston early Sunday morning.

// Mass shooting at Cincinnati nightclub leaves 1 dead

Gunfire erupted inside a crowded nightclub early Sunday, killing one person and wounding more than a dozen others.

James Boyd Jr.’s death is one of seven recent incidents involving Department of Mental Health clients living in the community, frequently without proper supervision. Marilyn Boyd, his sister, looked through a bag of his belongings for the first time.

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Spotlight Update

Beyond state care, safety often lacking

People with mental illness under the supervision of the Department of Mental Health have endangered themselves or others recently, including one who died.

The great debate: To recline or not to recline


Over the years, there have been plenty of rows in the economy cabin over reclining etiquette. Who's right?


Let me be polite, because you aren’t.

Unapologetic recliners are on the same page as people who talk in movie theaters and don’t clean up after their dogs.


I want to recline, and I’m not an entitled person.

I get it: Airline seats are cramped. But let’s be clear about one thing: Those few inches in front of you are not your space.

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Boston Red Sox's Pablo Sandoval heads back to the dugout after striking out against Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Chad Kuhl during the first inning of a spring training baseball game, Saturday, March 4, 2017, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Alex Speier

Everything seems all right for Pablo Sandoval

A righthanded home run in a spring game was another sign the Red Sox third baseman is ready to play.

CHARLOTTE, NC - MARCH 23: New England Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore works out on March 22, 2017 at Athlete by Design in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Brian Blanco for the Boston Globe)


Stephon Gilmore should work out well with Patriots

Gilmore is not a big talker and he loves football, traits favored by Bill Belichick.

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Special report | Part 1

Fleeing Syria for Trump’s America

The trip was over for these refugees. They had found a new home in Mass. But uncertainty lay ahead: Tomorrow, Donald Trump would be sworn in.


// After leaving the priesthood for love, a return to the altar

Frank Daly’s remarkable journey is a story of a priestly calling that was coaxed back to life after searing grief.

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// My two weeks as America’s No. 1 middle-aged loser

I wrote about lonely men — and then came the e-mails from all around the world.


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Here are 5 of the most dangerous intersections in Massachusetts

Massachusetts, which was recently named the best state in the country, does not have a particularly great reputation when it comes to traffic and driving. NBC Boston recently calculated the Commonwealth’s five intersections with the highest number of car crashes, using 10 years of Department of Transportation data through 2013. Though not the deadliest intersections […]