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Avalanche victims were ‘rising young stars’ at MGH

“It was just the wrong place at the wrong time,” said the mother of one of the victims. “It was just as simple as that.”

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The drug can treat children with spinal muscular atrophy, but it’s insurers are balking at paying up.

Boston police want to recruit more minorities, but how isn’t clear

A state law that puts a preference on veterans makes efforts toward diversity difficult.

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Transgender people frequently encounter discrimination while apartment hunting, researchers found, despite state law against such treatment.

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As the fighting in Mosul, Iraq, has grown more urgent, civilian deaths are mounting.

The Nation

Senate panel to question Jared Kushner over meetings with Russians

From left: Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner, and Vice President Mike Pence.

By Jo Becker, Matthew Rosenberg and Maggie Haberman

The questioning is part of the Senate’s broad inquiry into ties between Trump associates and Russian officials.

Severe storms in forecast for Southern US

Visitors to the Thomas Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C., Monday could look out a cherry blossoms in bloom.

In the District of Columbia, the city’s famous cherry trees reached peak bloom over the weekend.

Trump wants office to bring business ideas to government

Trump is establishing a new White House office run by his son-in-law that will seek to overhaul government functions.

The World

Wave of civilian deaths hangs over deepening US role in ISIS fight

Residents carried a body after fighting in Mosul, Iraq, on Friday. Dozens of Iraqi civilians were buried under rubble for days after US airstrikes.

By Tim Arango

As the fighting in Mosul, Iraq, has grown more urgent, civilian deaths are mounting.

High-ranking Syrians to face reckoning in Spanish court

A child received medical treatment at a hospital on Monday after being injured in shelling in Douma, Syria. Meanwhile, military operations took a brief pause in the northern part of the country for fixes to a dam held by the Islamic State.

By Nick Cumming-Bruce

A judge in Spain agreed to hear criminal proceedings against members of Syria’s security services.

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny receives 15-day sentence

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained by police in downtown Moscow on Sunday. Monday he was ordered jailed by a judge.

By Neil MacFarquhar

As Navalny was led into the courtroom, he said he was amazed by the number of cities and residents that took part in Sunday’s protests.

Editorial & Opinion

Opinion | Richard North Patterson

Staring down Putin with John McCain

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 23: Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) speaks with reporters outside of the Senate chamber, on Capitol Hill, March 23, 2017 in Washington. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

By Richard North Patterson

McCain sees “a world in tumult” and “a growing tribalism in the West” that “evokes the toxic past.”

Opinion | Douglas Alexander

The EU-UK divorce begins

By Douglas Alexander

At the heart of the British position in these complex negotiations is a simple trade-off between sovereignty and prosperity.

EDITORIAL

As pot industry ramps up in Mass., get the rules right

Recreational pot is going to be big business in Massachusetts. It is vital that the state gets the rules just right.

Metro

Avalanche victims were ‘rising young stars’ at MGH

 Dr. Lauren Zeitels and Dr. Victor Fedorov were “rising young stars” at Massachusetts General Hospital.

By Mark Arsenault and Felicia Gans

“It was just the wrong place at the wrong time,” said the mother of one of the victims. “It was just as simple as that.”

Boston police want to recruit more minorities, but how isn’t clear

Some question whether the use of the civil service exam hurts minority recruitment.

By Jan Ransom

A state law that puts a preference on veterans makes efforts toward diversity difficult.

Most transgender renters see discrimination

Advocates spoke at the State House in July 2016, after the transgender rights law was signed.

By Kay Lazar

Transgender people frequently encounter discrimination while apartment hunting, researchers found, despite state law against such treatment.

Business & Tech

That ‘Fearless Girl’ statue isn’t going anywhere, for now

Images of the “Fearless Girl” statue have gone viral.

By Beth Healy

The statue, which shows a girl looking defiantly at the Wall Street bull, was installed this month by Boston-based State Street Global Advisors.

Hope for devastating child disease comes at a cost: $750,000 a year

Kernan and Braeden Farrell, who have spinal muscular atrophy, arrived home from school in Newburyport.

By Robert Weisman

The drug can treat children with spinal muscular atrophy, but it’s insurers are balking at paying up.

STAT

CEO’s promotion of ‘breakthrough’ cancer therapy raises questions

A spokeswoman for Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong (above) said the video was not intended to be promotional; she called it an educational tool for patients.

By Rebecca Robbins

Where the ordinary viewer might see an inspirational story, drug industry experts saw a likely violation of federal regulations by Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong.

Obituaries

Ingeborg Syllm-Rapoport, 104, Germany’s oldest doctorate recipient

Mrs. Syllm-Rapoport received her degree in 2015. She had been prevented from defending her thesis by the Nazis’ race laws in the 1930s.

Dr. Syllm-Rapoport earned the distinction almost 80 years after fleeing the Nazis.

Sports

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

Who’s on first? Not Hanley Ramirez

The Sox’ Hanley Ramirez says that a bothersome right shoulder — especially when he throws — has kept him from playing first base this spring.

By Dan Shaughnessy

Ramirez said playing first base with his sore shoulder affects his hitting, so he’ll stick to DH for now.

Robert Kraft wants Malcolm Butler to remain with Patriots

HOUSTON, TX - FEBRUARY 05: Owner of the New England Patriots Robert Kraft celebrates after the Patriots defeat the Atlanta Falcons 34-28 during Super Bowl 51 at NRG Stadium on February 5, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) *** BESTPIX ***

By Jim McBride

The Patriots owner touched on many topics at the league meetings in Phoenix on Monday.

Predators at Bruins | 7 p.m. (NESN)

Tuukka Rask says he’s ready to play Tuesday, but will he?

Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask watches the puck during the second period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday, March 20, 2017, in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

By Fluto Shinzawa

The Bruins goalie sat out Saturday’s game with an injury and hasn’t been a lock to play when he’s healthy.

More Stories

CELTICS NOTEBOOK

Celtics to mark 10th anniversary of 2008 title team

By Gary Washburn

RED SOX NOTEBOOK

Tyler Thornburg likely headed for disabled list

By Alex Speier and Dan Shaughnessy

SPRING TRAINING REPORT

Sandy Leon belts two home runs in one inning

By Dan Shaughnessy

NBA ROUNDUP

Russell Westbrook caps Thunder’s frantic comeback

By the Associated Press

Sports Log

Northeastern captain John Stevens signs with Islanders

By staff and wire reports

BEN VOLIN | ON FOOTBALL

Raiders’ move to Las Vegas is a bit of a gamble

By Ben Volin

nhl roundup

Lightning catch Blackhawks in overtime

By the Associated Press

Tuesday Stories

‘Hamilton’ comes to Boston in September 2018 for two-month run

A production of “Hamilton” (pictured in Chicago) will be at the Boston Opera House Sept. 18-Nov. 18, 2018.

By Don Aucoin

“Hamilton’’ will come to Boston in September 2018 and run for a full two months — much longer than customary for touring shows.

Love Letters

Still angry at the ex

By Meredith Goldstein

I’m nervous that I’m not giving everything I can to this new relationship because I’m scared that the past will repeat itself.

TV Critic’s Corner

Stephen Colbert’s still winning, except . . .

By Matthew Gilbert

The “Late Show” host has beaten Jimmy Fallon for seven consecutive weeks in the ratings — but not with younger viewers.