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A $23 million footbridge to the Wynn casino

Providing pedestrians with direct access between the casino and Orange Line comes with a hefty price.

School Superintendent Tommy Chang visited the Sarah Greenwood School and spoke with a K2 Spanish class student.

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At midpoint of his term, Tommy Chang is being tested

A little more than halfway through his five-year contract, Superintendent Tommy Chang is attempting to rebuild relationships with parents and city leaders.

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A Chelsea physician writes of the importance — and rewards — of treating opioid addiction in primary care.

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Officials are growing increasingly alarmed about the 2018 midterm elections, with a drumbeat of dire warning signs that Russia is determined to influence them.

People visited a memorial Sunday for victims of the shooting rampage at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., where 17 people were killed last week.

Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Florida students want to create ‘badge of shame’ for NRA backers

‘‘We are losing our lives while the adults are playing around,’’ student Cameron Kasky said.

The Nation

State election officials across country returning to paper ballots

By Matt Viser

Officials are growing increasingly alarmed about the 2018 midterm elections, with a drumbeat of dire warning signs that Russia is determined to influence them.

Florida students plead with Congress: It’s about the guns

People visited a memorial Sunday for victims of the shooting rampage at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., where 17 people were killed last week.

By Devlin Barrett

The students said they are organizing ‘‘March for Our Lives’’ rallies in Washington and other major US cities on March 24 to demand action on gun violence.

Former Trump campaign aide will reportedly plead guilty, cooperate with special counsel

Rick Gates left a Washington, D.C., courthouse last week.

By David Voreacos and Andrew Harris

Rick Gates will plead guilty and cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller, the Los Angeles Times reported.

The World

Netanyahu tells Iran not to test Israel’s resolve

Benjamin Netanyahu held a piece of a drone, allegedly Iranian, shot down over Israel.

By Katrin Bennhold and Isabel Kershner

Israel’s prime minister showed what he said was part of an Iranian drone shot down by Israel.

All 65 aboard plane feared dead in crash in southern Iran

By Nasser Karimi

The passenger plane was brought back into service only months ago after being grounded for seven years.

5 die in terror attack at Russian church

Doctors examined a wounded man after a shooting at a church in Kizlyar, Dagestan, Russia on Sunday At least five people were killed in the shooting.

A man carrying a knife and a hunting rifle opened fire on worshipers at an Orthodox church in Kizlyar.

Editorial & Opinion

Editorial

A reasonable price to save the Berkshire Museum

About 40 people opposed to the selling of The Berkshire Museum's art to fund an expansion and endowment, protest in front of museum in Pittsfield, Mass. on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. Some of the works on the auction block include original paintings by Norman Rockwell, a resident of The Berkshires, who gifted the art to the museum decades ago. (Gillian Jones/The Berkshire Eagle via AP)

The compromise agreement reached between the AG and the Berkshire Museum isn’t perfect, but it will save the museum.

Alex Beam

The good bad times

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 14: A bag of a panhandler sits on a Manhattan street on December 14, 2017 in New York City. According to a new report released by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development New York City's homeless population expanded by about 4 percent in 2017 as the number of homeless people nationwide grew to about 553,000. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

By Alex Beam

The world is a better place? I don’t think so.

Opinion | Jessica Lander

A young refugee becomes a citizen, and calls the US home

By Jessica Lander

From all around the world, refugees and immigrants still come to the USA, hoping for a better life.

Metro

From an MD, a call to action on addiction

Chelsea, MA - 02/13/18 - Dr. Audrey Provenzano, who wrote an essay about why it's important for regular docs to treat patients with addiction, and why it's so difficult. () Reporter: (Felice Freyer) Topic: (15primarycare)

By Felice J. Freyer

A Chelsea physician writes of the importance — and rewards — of treating opioid addiction in primary care.

A bit of advice for Harvard’s new president

Lawrence S. Bacow, the former president of Tufts University, was named Harvard University’s next leader last week.

By Laura Krantz

What happens when you become president of the world’s most prestigious university? Suddenly everyone has advice for you.

At midpoint of his term, Tommy Chang is being tested

School Superintendent Tommy Chang visited the Sarah Greenwood School and spoke with a K2 Spanish class student.

By James Vaznis

The controversies that have ensnarled Superintendent Tommy Chang have run the gamut, from budget cuts and school closures to turbulent leadership and late school buses.

Business & Tech

The currencies are virtual, but the violent crimes are frighteningly real

By Nathaniel Popper

Big holders of bitcoin and its brethren have become alluring marks for criminals.

A $23 million footbridge to the Wynn casino

One design for the footbridge over the Mystic River.

By Adam Vaccaro

Providing pedestrians with direct access between the casino and Orange Line comes with a hefty price.

When Trump’s SEC punishes Wall Street, it’s often done quietly

Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Jay Clayton has said his priority is protecting ‘‘Mr. and Ms. 401K.’’

By Matt Robinson and Ben Bain

Under President Trump, the SEC isn’t embarrassing Wall Street as much as it used to.

Obituaries

Ursula Bailey Marvin, 96, groundbreaking geologist

Dr. Marvin, the first woman on the American Antarctic research team, spent decades as a planetary geologist. A mountain on Antarctica and an asteroid bear her name.

By Bryan Marquard

Dr. Marvin studied lunar rocks and meteorites in Antarctica and was a researcher at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.

Ben Agajanian, 98, place-kicking pioneer

Mr. Agajanian kicked with a square-toe shoe after four of his toes were severed.

By Richard Goldstein

Mr. Agajanian, who was known as the pro football’s first career kicking specialist, played 13 seasons with a specially designed square-toe shoe after four of his toes were severed.

Sports

Tara Sullivan

Mirai Nagasu is a lesson in perseverance at Olympics

Mirai Nagasu of the United States reacts as she waits for her score in the ladies single skating free skating in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

By Tara Sullivan

Perhaps even more impressive than landing the triple axel is the fact that Nagasu learned how to execute the jump at 24.

Dan Shaughnessy

Another ‘vitilla’ graduate ready to produce for Red Sox

BOSTON, MA 10/09/2017 Red Sox Rafael Devers reacts after he runs for a inside the park home run in the ninth inning. The Boston Red Sox host the Houston Astros in Game Four of the ALDS at Fenway Park in Boston on Oct. 9, 2017. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

By Dan Shaughnessy

Rafael Devers is the latest Dominican native to join the Sox after playing the popular island game as a kid.

Gary Washburn | on basketball

One-and-done rule a sticking point for NBA

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 18: NBA Commisioner Adam Silver arrives to the NBA All-Star Game 2018 at Staples Center on February 18, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)

By Gary Washburn

Commissioner Adam Silver has no solution to what the criteria should be for who can enter the NBA and when.

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Names

Kiss’s Gene Simmons: ‘The biggest bands on earth are old guys like me’

Kiss bassist Gene Simmons met fans and answered questions at City Winery on Saturday.

By Kaitlyn Locke

The Kiss bassist was in town promoting “The Vault,” a 10-disc box set.

Ask Amy

Grieving parent wonders how to respond

By Amy Dickinson

A grieving father wonders how to respond to people inquiring about his children as he grapples with the loss of his daughter.

‘Black Panther’ blows away box office with $192m weekend

A scene from Marvel Studios'

By Jake Coyle

The Marvel film was the fifth-highest-grossing debut ever, not adjusting for inflation.