CBO: GOP health bill leaves 23m more uninsured

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan.

The bill would lower average premiums, but in part that would be because coverage would typically be skimpier, the budget office said.

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The budget office has released its first analysis of the bill that passed the House May 4 with only GOP votes.

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John Kerry said he didn’t want to get “political” in his address at Harvard. Then he excoriated President Trump.

Letter from Washington

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The hallways in the Capitol are less crowded. Members of Congress say they’re getting fewer calls. And lawmakers are back to talking about policy details.

Michael A. Cohen

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/24/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/cohen-3657.jpg The cruel fictions of the Trump budget

No, cutting the social safety net will not replace “dependency with the dignity of work.”

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In a rare show of dissent by government workers, scores of employees of the Environmental Protection Agency marched from their downtown offices to Boston Common.

Manchester Explosion

Police officers arrive at a residential property on Elsmore Road in Fallowfield, Manchester, on Wednesday.

Father of alleged Manchester bomber arrested

Ramadan Abedi previously said that “we don’t believe in killing innocents. This is not us.’’

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Anne Ogden was planting red geraniums in front of her grandmother’s grave in Lawrence when she heard the thief coming.

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Brighten up your outdoor gatherings with these lighting tips

Come summer, keep the fun going well after dusk with these tips on how to best light up your outdoor spaces.

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Stopping the presses

Four stories tall, as loud as a locomotive, and with at least as many moving parts, The Boston Globe’s printing presses on Morrissey Boulevard will come to a stop next month.

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While the moths may look like innocuous caterpillars, these invasive and voracious pests damaged more than 350,000 acres of forest last summer.

BOSTON, MA - 5/19/2017:Bikers in mass rdie down Washington Street Boston. National Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 19, 2017. In total, 13 bike convoys will made stops at locations across the metro Boston area, and cyclists will meet at Boston City Hall Plaza in the morning for a festival that will include music, exhibits and breakfast. Other cyclists gathered at City Hall Plaza, wearing black in protest and for a silent vigil. (David L Ryan/Globe Staff Photo) SECTION: METRO TOPIC 20jaywalkers


Boston needs to figure out how to share the roads

Motorists, cyclists, and pedestrians need to come together.

Neil Gaiman in Cannes, France, for the 70th Cannes Film Festival.


Is Neil Gaiman really doing a live reading of the Cheesecake Factory menu?

Sara Benincasa had an idea: What if “American Gods” novelist Neil Gaiman did a live reading of the lengthy Cheesecake Factory menu for charity?

Ground Game

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Vermont Governor Phil Scott vetoed a bill that would legalize marijuana, but advocates are hopeful he might pass a similar bill this summer.

Pete Frates with his wife, Julie, and 2-year-old daughter, Lucy, when Frates was presented with the 2017 NCAA Inspiration Award in December.

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Pete Frates’s medical bills will shock you

The man who helped launch the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is struggling to pay his medical bills.

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The owners of Widett Circle would like to see the property become Boston’s next hot new neighborhood. Unfortunately for them, state officials want to park trains there.

The Millennials Issue | Magazine

8 myths and 5 truths about millennials

Think America’s largest generation is just a bunch of self-absorbed sex-crazed socialist slackers? Millennials say, think again.

Seth Rich was shot and killed July 10, 2016, in Washington, D.C. MUST CREDIT: Photo courtesy of the Democratic National Committee

‘Please stop politicizing our son’s murder’

A plea from the parents of Seth Rich, who was killed in Washington, D.C., in 2016.

Patriots coach Bill Belichick playing lacrosse on the field at Gillette Stadium in 2010.


Big weekend for Bill Belichick

The NCAA lacrosse championships are being played this weekend at Gillette Stadium, and the Pats coach is hosting a Championship Chat fund-raiser.

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The free agent is entering his seventh NFL season after stints with Cleveland and Cincinnati.

From left: Kelly Rohrbach, Alexandra Daddario, Ilfenesh Hadera, Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, and Jon Bass.

Movie REview

‘Baywatch’ is back — and on the big screen

Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron bring “Baywatch” to the big screen.

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Spotlight Follow-up

Doctor who faced retaliation for double-booked surgery worries wins lawsuit

Dr. James Holsapple had “vehemently objected” to doctors doing two operations at once.

Confidential tips

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Do you know about wrongdoing that needs to be exposed? Call the Globe Spotlight team: 617-929-7483 or spotlight@globe.com.

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.

Opinion & Ideas


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/24/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/dante-3650.jpeg Wiping out Net neutrality helps only big telecom firms

Being pro-business doesn’t have to mean giving big companies anything they ask for.

Special reports

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/19/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/kreiter_syrians_mustafasews4_met-9791.jpg The last refugee: Threads of a new life in America

After escaping Syria, all Abdulkader wanted was to work. That wasn’t enough to get a job in America.


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An afternoon recap of the day’s most important business news, delivered Monday through Friday.

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In America, everyone who has a cellphone thinks they are a professional photographer. They are not.


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If you have been a victim or witnessed a hate incident, share your information here so we can investigate.


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STAT asked experts to compare Trump’s speech from decades ago to that in 2017. All noticed a deterioration.