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Trump to ask for major cuts to EPA, increased spending for military

President Trump also wants no reductions to Social Security and Medicare, according to senior administration officials.

Gunshot victim Kynndal Martin, who benefited from Boston Medical Center’s Violence Intervention Advocacy Program, now works as a dietary aide.

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Is violence a contagious disease?

A national drive works to recast the fractured lives that time and again put young people in danger.

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A new plan would reserve licenses specifically for certain neighborhoods until they had a restaurant that is ready to apply for one.

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Eight T vehicles derailed in 2016, the nation’s highest figure.

Hateful graffiti at Mass. Eye and Ear was a “big slap in the face,” said Dr. Rebecca Hammon, a resident at the hospital.

Politics, prejudice pose problems in workplace

Vitriol has increasingly roiled the workplace in the Trump era, with charges of discrimination increasing.

The Nation

Trump to ask for major cuts to EPA, increased spending for military

WASHINGTON, D.C. - FEBRUARY 22: (AFP-OUT) U.S. President Donald Trump discusses the federal budget in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on February 22, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

By Glenn Thrush, Kate Kelly and Maggie Haberman

President Trump also wants no reductions to Social Security and Medicare, according to senior administration officials.

New Democratic chairman pledges to repair, unite party

Speaking in television interviews, Tom Perez indicated that an important first step was joining with his vanquished rival, Representative Keith Ellison of Minnesota.

By the Associated Press

Tom Perez wants to rebuild at all levels from “school board to the Senate” and reach out to rural America.

Father of Navy SEAL killed in Yemen refuses to meet Trump

US President Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka board Marine One at the White House in Washington, DC, on February 1, 2017. Trump flew to Dover Air Force Base for arrival of remains of a US commando killed William

William “Ryan” Owens’s father is demanding an investigation into the operation that claimed his son’s life.

The World

Pentagon seeks to expand fight against extremists in Somalia

By Lolita C. Baldor

The move could put US forces closer to the fight against an extremist group that has plotted attacks against America.

Afghan president scoffs as Taliban encourages tree plating

In a public letter issued Sunday in four languages, including English, Taliban leader Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada said that ‘‘the Mujahideen and beloved countrymen must join hands in tree planting.’’

‘Ring of fire’ solar eclipse watched across globe

People from Chile to Africa were able to observe the eclipse. Above, viewers in Chubut province, Argentina.

The moon passed between Earth and the sun Sunday, treating people from Chile to Congo to an annular eclipse.

Editorial & Opinion

Alex Beam

Mark Zuckerberg for president. Not.

Mark Zuckerberg addressed the audience during a business gathering in Lima, Peru.

By Alex Beam

What’s wrong with Zuckerberg running for president? At this point, government by ham sandwich seems like a pretty appetizing prospect.

Opinion | Jeffrey D. Sachs

Trump’s foreign policy populism is doomed to fail

By Jeffrey D. Sachs

The president favors quick-fix gimmicks, but long-term progress is hard won through saving, investment, and vision.

EDITORIAL

Employer fee is necessary to support health care

With the state’s health care bills rising at unsustainable rates, Baker’s fee — or something strongly resembling it — will be necessary to steady the state’s budget.

Metro

Is violence a contagious disease?

Gunshot victim Kynndal Martin, who benefited from Boston Medical Center’s Violence Intervention Advocacy Program, now works as a dietary aide.

By Felice J. Freyer

A national drive works to recast the fractured lives that time and again put young people in danger.

Adrian Walker

Suffolk Probate Court is a mess, but who caused it?

Felix D. Arroyo in 2002.

By Adrian Walker

Defenders of Felix D. Arroyo described an agency in which entrenched employees resented serving people of color.

Lynn faces cutback in outreach funding as opioid deaths rise

By Laura Crimaldi

Opioids are believed to have claimed 11 lives in Lynn in 2017 as of Friday, more than double the number in the same period last year.

Business & Tech

In global expansion, Netflix makes friends with cable, cellphone carriers

By Mark Scott

The deals give Netflix almost instantaneous access to potential users without having to spend a fortune on advertising and distribution deals.

STAT

Pharma urges FDA to delay rule on policing off-label marketing

By Ed Silverman

The rule says drug makers must update product labels if there is evidence a company intended its medicine to be used off label.

Internet privacy rules headed for showdown

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Ajit Pai.

By Hiawatha Bray

A new FCC chairman and Republicans in Congress are threatening to repeal privacy rules for Internet service providers.

Obituaries

Bill Paxton, noted for roles in ‘Apollo 13’ and ’Big Love,’ dies at 61

Bill Paxton was photographed in Cannes, France, in 2015.

By Lindsey Bahr

The prolific actor was in such films as “Aliens,” “Apollo 13,” “Titanic,” and “Twister,” as well as a number of television shows.

Joseph Wapner, 97, folksy judge on ‘The People’s Court’

Judge Wapner’s half-hour show turned small-claims cases into highly engrossing entertainment.

By Adam Bernstein

Judge Wapner’s style of resolving disputes helped spawn a genre of courtroom-based reality TV with no-nonsense jurists and often clueless litigants.

Sports

CELTICS 104, PISTONS 98

Jaylen Brown gave it his best shot in Celtics’ win

Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (4) drives against the Detroit Pistons in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Auburn Hills, Mich., Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

By Gary Washburn

The rookie’s go-ahead 3-pointer in the final minute allowed Boston to get past the Pistons.

STAN GROSSFELD

In a Newton front yard, Sandy Koufax stands tall

Newton, Ma-Jan.16, 2017-Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff--Robert Gaynor, a retired attorney turned sculptor with his sculpture of Sandy Koufax, his boyhood idol in front of his Newton home.

By Stan Grossfeld

An amateur sculptor has immortalized his boyhood hero in bronze.

BRUINS 6, STARS 3

Bruins throttle Stars in Dallas

Boston Bruins defenseman Kevan Miller (86) punches Dallas Stars left wing Curtis McKenzie (11) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Dallas, Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

By Fluto Shinzawa

Boston moved into third in the Atlantic, going 3-1-0 on its road trip.

More Stories

NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

Allen Craig is focusing on the positive

By Nick Cafardo

CELTICS NOTEBOOK

Jonas Jerebko looking to lose mask

By Gary Washburn

MIAA ALL-STATE TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP

Milton gets a double victory from Smith Charles

By P.J. Wright

NBA roundup

Russell Westbrook, Thunder overpower Pelicans

By the Associated Press

SPRING TRAINING REPORT

Offense struggles early in loss to Rays

By Nick Cafardo

nhl roundup

Johnny Gaudreau scores twice as Flames top Hurricanes

By the Associated Press

Golf Roundup

Rickie Fowler captures PGA Tour’s Honda Classic

By the Associated Press

SPORTS LOG

Lightning trade goalie Ben Bishop to Kings

By staff and wire reports

Healthy Life

‘Moonlight’ steps into the spotlight after a stunning mixup

US screenwriter Barry Jenkins (C) speaks after

By Ty Burr

“La La Land” was announced as the winner — and then things took a turn for the bizarre.

Jimmy Kimmel blends political humor with Hollywood teasing

Justin Timberlake performing.

By Matthew Gilbert

Kimmel peppered his monologue with Trump humor, introducing French nominee Isabelle Huppert: “I’m glad Homeland Security let you in tonight.”

Taraji P. Henson wows in a simple, dark gown on the Oscars red carpet

Taraji P. Henson.

By Hayley Kaufman

Do we even care what everyone else is wearing? (Spoiler: Yes.)