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Trump targets many more immigrants for possible deportation

President Donald Trump.

The president is unleashing the government’s full force to deport those in the US illegally, whether or not they have committed serious crimes.


Hospitals pressured to reject foreign students because of Trump policy

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As many as 1,000 graduates may be unfairly penalized because of their country of origin, and Mass. could be hit particularly hard.


Ex-teacher molested pupils, Milton Academy reveals

Four former employees of Milton Academy engaged in sexual misconduct with students decades ago, school officials disclosed Tuesday.

Officials at the prestigious school disclosed the sexual misconduct involving the former employees after a nine-month investigation.


SS Stuyvesant, a casualty of the Blizzard of ’78, leaves its watery grave

The SS Peter Stuyvesant tilted on its side as a result of fierce winds during the Blizzard of 1978.

The SS Stuyvesant, the ship/restaurant attached to Anthony’s Pier 4 that was sunk during the Blizzard of ‘78, is being removed.


Tanglewood presents plan for big expansion

An artist’s rendering of the new four-building complex planned for Tanglewood.

The Boston Symphony Orchestra is set to launch an ambitious expansion of its Tanglewood campus in Lenox, creating a new $30 million complex.

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The Nation


Yiannopoulos resigns from Breitbart News after pedophilia comments

Milo Yiannopoulos addressed the media in New York City Tuesday, announcing his resignation from Breitbart after controversial comments he made in a video recently resurfaced.

The conservative, polemical editor’s endorsement of pedophilia instigated outrage over the weekend.


Supreme Court seems split in case of boy’s death near border

Examining a tragic shooting death on the U.S. border with Mexico, a divided Supreme Court on Tuesday puzzled over the rights of foreigners to sue in American courts.


After Trump travel ban, immigrants seek to naturalize

Immigrants with green cards have been rushing to prepare applications to become US citizens, filling up naturalization workshops, and flooding phone lines.

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The World


Gaza is outwardly rebuilding, but inwardly fearful

Samaher al-Masri, who lost a son, to an accident, played with son Othman in her family’s new house in Beit-Hanoun.

Gaza in its isolation seems at a loss for what might — or even should — come next.


Israeli soldier who killed wounded assailant gets 18 months in prison

A soldier who shot an incapacitated Palestinian attacker was sentenced to 18 months in prison in a case that has divided Israelis.


Poland Set for Collision Course With EU Over Democracy Probe (1)

Poland brushed off concerns from the European Union that it’s backsliding on democracy and the rule of law with a revamp of its constitutional court, setting itself on a collision course with allies who are trying to stop the anti-establishment tide threatening the bloc.

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Editorial & Opinion



Mass. should diversify teaching force - and here’s how

Some suggestions for diversifying the Commonwealth’s overwhelmingly white teaching force.



Trump runs aground on the reef of reality

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis  met  with Iraqi Minister of Defense Arfan al-Hayali in Baghdad on Monday.

Trump now finds himself caught between a campaign rock and a governing hard place.



Did Dana-Farber pay too high a price for its Mar-a-Lago fund-raiser?

2/18/17 Palm Beach Fl Former Canadian prime minister Brian Mulroney speaks to President Donald Trump at the Dana-Farber fundraiser at Mar--a Lago on Saturday night. (Photo Palm Beach Daily News)

The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute raised $2.2 million at Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort. All for a good cause. But at what cost?

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Ex-teacher molested pupils, Milton Academy reveals

Four former employees of Milton Academy engaged in sexual misconduct with students decades ago, school officials disclosed Tuesday.

Officials at the prestigious school disclosed the sexual misconduct involving the former employees after a nine-month investigation.


City Council designates Newton a ‘welcoming city’ for immigrants

Newton, MA: 02-21-2017: Participants in a rally calling for the Newton City Council to make Newton a

The proposal gives protection to all residents, regardless of their immigration status.


Celebrating their history and the future

Boston, MA - 2/21/2017 - Lois Epps, 87, dances with Tracy Litthcut(L), 54, during the 4th annual Black History Month Senior Celebration at Prince Hall in Boston, MA, February 21, 2017. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)

Tuesday was a day to remember the contribution of Boston’s African-American residents.

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Business & Tech


With H1-B visas for the highly skilled in doubt, tech world’s anxious

Boston, MA: 02-08-2017: BrightCove employee Sasha Ortha at the company's offices in Boston, Mass. Feb. 8, 2017. Photo/John Blanding, Boston Globe staff story/Janelle Nanos, Business ( 12hiringimmigrants )

As President Donald Trump seeks to clamp down on immigration, the status of white-collar international workers has become a political live wire.


Environmental group files suit to stop Seaport condo tower

A rendering of the 22-story residential building proposed for 150 Seaport Blvd.

A lawsuit claims the development restricts access to the water and sets a dangerous precedent for construction in the Seaport.


Harvard Pilgrim expands use of novel drug purchasing deals

The health insurer signed two more deals to pay for expensive drugs based on how effectively they treat patients, a strategy aimed at reining in medical spending.

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Richard Schickel, 84; was film critic for Life, Time

Mr. Schickel wrote that two measures of a movie’s quality should be how much a viewer retains and how much one wants to see it again.


Brenda Buttner, Fox business host

Ms. Buttner served as CNBC’s Washington correspondent and hosted the network’s ‘‘The Money Club’’ before joining Fox News in 2000.

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Power-play shot would score points with Zdeno Chara

BOSTON, MA - FEBRUARY 12: Zdeno Chara #33 of the Boston Bruins celebrates after scoring against the Montreal Canadiens during the second period at TD Garden on February 12, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

New coach Bruce Cassidy seems to like the idea of using the captain on the power play again.



MLB gives players notice on rules changes

Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred answers questions at a news conference Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Citing non-cooperation, Commissioner Rob Manfred gives union one-year notice that will allow unilateral rules changes in 2018.


Sports Log

Candice Wiggins brands WNBA culture as ‘toxic’

FILE - In this July 16, 2015, file photo, New York Liberty guard Candice Wiggins brings the ball up during the team's WNBA basketball game against the Connecticut Sun in New York. Wiggins said her experience playing in the WNBA was

Wiggins, 30, said she was targeted throughout her career for being heterosexual and popular

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Wednesday Food


I’m not from Louisiana. I didn’t grow up celebrating Mardi Gras. But here’s why I make gumbo every year.

The author with gumbo he prepared in Milton.

Sometimes tradition just happens, without any help from heritage or geography.


dining out

Review: Riding the waves at new Jody Adams restaurant Porto

Squid ink noodles at Porto.

Stick to the small plates and you’ll be shipshape.


Cheap Eats

You can learn a lot about a restaurant by how it makes its meatloaf

Meatloaf at the Local Kitchen & Drinks in Woburn.

At the Local Kitchen & Drinks in Woburn, crowd-pleasing details are par for the course.

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