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Teacher Cathy Kuhns demonstrated on a corner in Parkland, Fla.

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‘The day they ask me to carry a gun in the classroom is the last day I teach’

President Trump’s call to arm teachers drew swift and fierce opposition from teachers, school officials, and Governor Charlie Baker.

“You should be anxious and you should be frightened,” Wayne LaPierre told attendees of the Conservative Political Action Conference.

NRA chief warns of Democratic ‘saboteurs’

The speech sent a strong signal that the group has no intention of softening its stance on guns in the wake of last week’s shooting.

Tara Sullivan

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/02/22/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Rex_Ice_Hockey_PyeongChang_2018_Ol_9434536BW.jpg Our newest American heroes: The US women’s hockey team

Goals like the one that brought the US women the gold are destined to be remembered. It was that good. That ridiculous. That remarkable.

Boston, MA - 2/22/2018 - Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice will be filing lawsuit on behalf of Salvadoran and Haitian TPS recipients. L to R: Back row, Ivan Espinoza, Exec. Dir. Jennifer Hernandez, Immigrant Right's Organizer Centro Presente, and Oren Nimni. Front row: Juan Carlos Vidal, a plaintiff in the suit from El Salvador and Chris Jean Baptiste, a plaintiff from Haiti, at the offices of Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Metro, Reporter: Karl Capen, Topic: 23tpssuit, LOID: 8.4.1080204839.

Barry Chin/Globe Staff

Civil rights group sues US to keep protections for immigrants

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice sued the Trump administration alleging discrimination against immigrants of color for ending TPS for Haiti and El Salvador.

Commentary

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/02/22/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/Handout_23ancestry_01_natl-5430.jpg Digging into my family’s claims of Cherokee ancestry

I thought about my ancestor and supposed Native American roots last week while covering Senator Elizabeth Warren’s speech to the National Congress of American Indians.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/02/22/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/statiecrop1-13976.jpg State trooper placed on paid leave after internal affairs investigation

Leigha Genduso was a coconspirator in a massive drug case and just a few years later was serving as a state trooper.

The Nation

NRA chief warns of Democratic ‘saboteurs’

“You should be anxious and you should be frightened,” Wayne LaPierre told attendees of the Conservative Political Action Conference.

By Liz Goodwin

The speech sent a strong signal that the group has no intention of softening its stance on guns in the wake of last week’s shooting.

Commentary

Digging into my family’s claims of Cherokee ancestry

Umphrey Green Smith (1843-1927) was born in Alabama, lived in Oklahoma and died in Arkansas.

By Liz Goodwin

I thought about my ancestor and supposed Native American roots last week while covering Senator Elizabeth Warren’s speech to the National Congress of American Indians.

Sheriff: School officer never went inside to confront gunman

By Brendan Farrington and Gary Fineout

The armed officer on duty at the Florida school where a shooter killed 17 people never went inside to engage the gunman and has been placed under investigation, officials announced Thursday.

The World

Blocked by Russia, UN fails to pass Syria cease-fire resolution

A lightly wounded Syrian girl waited on a stretcher at a makeshift clinic following Syrian government bombardments in Douma, in the besieged eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of the capital Damascus on Thursday.

By Michael Schwirtz and Carlotta Gall

The resolution would have imposed a 30-day cease-fire in Syria to allow humanitarian aid to reached a besieged Damascus suburb.

African asylum seekers facing expulsion have embraced Israel

By Aron Heller

Tens of thousands of Africans fear their stay in the Holy Land is coming to an abrupt end. Israel has given many of them until April 1 to leave for an unnamed African in exchange for $3,500 and a plane ticket. Otherwise, they face open-ended incarceration.

Seychelles swaps debt for groundbreaking marine protection

By ADELLE KALAKOUTI

With deep blue waters, white sand beaches and rich marine life, the tiny island nation of the Seychelles is announcing a pioneering marine conservation plan as part of a debt swap deal with creditors.

Editorial & Opinion

EDITORIAL

Teamsters Local 25 and Charlie Baker are strange political bedfellows

Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi, right, arrived at the John Joseph Moakley Courthouse in August 2017 to testify in the teamsters trial.

By accepting the endorsement of Teamsters Local 25, Charlie Baker has effectively ended the union’s political ostracization.

JOAN WICKERSHAM

In a time of political crisis, reach for coarse-grit sandpaper

By Joan Wickersham

Repairing a broken government is going to be a long, slow, laborious process.

A Lighter Take | Debra A. Klein

Presidential cheat sheets for Trump

President Donald Trump holds notes during a listening session with high school students and teachers in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. Trump heard the stories of students and parents affected by school shootings, following last week's deadly shooting in Florida. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

By Debra A. Klein

What other presidential crib notes does Trump carry around to get through the day?

Metro

Baker administration changes timeline on tax data breach

Governor Baker’s team has changed its tax data breach information three times.

By Joshua Miller

Facing mounting questions over a serious breach of private taxpayer information, the Baker administration acknowledged Thursday that it had been alerted to the data snafu months before it fixed the problem.

‘The day they ask me to carry a gun in the classroom is the last day I teach’

Teacher Cathy Kuhns demonstrated on a corner in Parkland, Fla.

By Michael Levenson

President Trump’s call to arm teachers drew swift and fierce opposition from teachers, school officials, and Governor Charlie Baker.

City worker withdraws sexual harassment complaint against Felix G. Arroyo

Felix G. Arroyo was fired from his job after an internal investigation.

By Meghan E. Irons

In pulling her complaint, the woman indicated she would pursue civil action against Arroyo.

Business & Tech

The Fine Print | Sean P. Murphy

Amazon customers frustrated by company’s response

A package from Amazon on a UPS truck in New York.

By Sean P. Murphy

Two recent Globe stories about Amazon customers receiving packages they never ordered generated tremendous response from readers who have experienced the same thing.

Wayfair fails to deliver progress on profit, sending stock tumbling

Wayfair CEO Niraj said an emphasis on technology has allowed the company to redefine “what is possible in the home category.”

By Janelle Nanos

The Boston-based furniture retailer on Thursday posted a wider-than-expected quarterly loss, and its stock fell the most since the company went public in 2014.

After health-insurance controversy, most public workers to avoid large premium increases

The rates approved Thursday by the Massachusetts Group Insurance Commission (shown at Feb. 1 meeting) apply to hundreds of thousands of state and local employees, retirees, and their families.

By Priyanka Dayal McCluskey

The rates were approved Thursday by the Massachusetts Group Insurance Commission.

Obituaries

Charles Manos, schools superintendent and lifelong teacher, dies at 93

23manos -- Charles Manos (Handout)

By Bryan Marquard

Charles Manos was a schools superintendent and a lifelong teacher, whether in a classroom or as a tour guide.

Jim Bridwell, 73, rakish renegade peak conqueror

In this 2015 photo provided by Ron Gomez shows climbers Ron Kauk, from left, Jim Bridwell, and Ron Gomez in Tuolumne Meadows in Yosemite National Park, Calif. Bridwell, a hard-partying hippie and legendary climber who lived his life vertically on some of the toughest peaks in Yosemite National Park, has died at age 73. Bridwell died Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, at a hospital. He had liver and kidney failure from hepatitis C that he may have contracted in the 1980s when he got a tattoo from a headhunting tribe in Borneo, his wife, Peggy Bridwell of Palm Desert, told The Associated Press on Saturday. (Ron Gomez via AP)

By Harrison Smith

Jim Bridwell was a hard-partying hippie and legendary climber who lived his life vertically on some of the toughest peaks in Yosemite National Park.

Kenneth Haigh, 86; actor known as disaffected rebel

FILE — Kenneth Haigh at rehearsal for Tennessee Williams’ play, “Clothes for a Summer Hotel,” at the Minskoff Rehearsal Studio in New York, Jan. 31, 1980. Haigh, the English actor whose starring role in the play “Look Back in Anger,” as well as his own blistering persona, defined the rebellious postwar “angry young man,” died on Feb. 4, 2018, at the age of 86. (Jack Manning/The New York Times)

By Sam Roberts

Kenneth Haigh was the English actor whose starring role in the play “Look Back in Anger,” as well as his own blistering persona, defined the rebellious postwar “angry young man.”

Sports

Rachel G. Bowers

Inspirational US women’s hockey team met every challenge along the way

Untied States hockey team celebrate with their gold medals after beating Canada in the women's gold medal hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

By Rachel G. Bowers

Long before facing Canada for the gold, the US team stood up for fair pay — and won that battle, too.

BOSTON CITY LEAGUE GIRLS’ BASKETBALL FINAL | FENWAY 59, NEW MISSION 35,

Fenway dominates New Mission to win City League title

Roxbury, MA - 2/22/2018 - Fenway's Shania Tarver (1) is defended by New Mission's Winnie Kenou (30) during the Boston City League girls' basketball championship game at Madison Park. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Tyler Blint-Welsh, Topic: 23schrdp, LOID: 8.4.1074075341.

By Tyler Blint-Welsh

Me’Ara Carter leads the offense with 22 points and 12 rebounds.

WOMEN’S FIGURE SKATING

Russia’s Zagitova takes gold in figure skating; US falls apart

Russia's Alina Zagitova reacts after before the venue ceremony after the women's single skating free skating of the figure skating event during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Gangneung Ice Arena in Gangneung on February 23, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / ARIS MESSINISARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images

By Barry Wilner

She beat out fellow countrywoman Evgenia Medvedeva. The US had its worst showing since World War II.

More Stories

THURSDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

TechBoston boys’ basketball claims Boston City League title

By Nate Weitzer

JOHN POWERS | ON OLYMPICS

Who deserves to be in the Olympics?

By John Powers

RED SOX NOTEBOOK

J.D. Martinez has not completed his physical yet

By Peter Abraham

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

Here’s a vote for a bracket-style NBA playoff system

By Christopher L. Gasper

NORTHEASTERN 80, TOWSON 75

Northeastern basketball edges Towson

By Julian Benbow

GARY WASHBURN | ON BASKETBALL

Urgency a buzzword for Celtics

By Gary Washburn

Boys’ basketball | Cambridge 53, Franklin 49

Aidan Keefer gives Cambridge a lift over Franklin

By Owen Pence

THURSDAY’S SPRING TRAINING REPORT

Red Sox sweep doubleheader against college teams

By Peter Abraham

US 3, Canada 2 (SO)

US wins gold medal in women’s hockey

By Teresa M. Walker

College hockey notebook

BC close to wrapping up Hockey East regular-season title

By Andrew Mahoney

Weekend

Stage Review

‘Waitress’ a confection with a few too many missing ingredients

Charity Angel Dawson, Desi Oakley, and Lenne Klingaman in the national tour of “Waitress.”

By Don Aucoin

This tale of a diner waitress who hopes to escape her lousy marriage by winning the $20,000 prize in a pie-baking contest has its moments, but not enough to overcome its weaknesses.

Movie Review

From Chile, a gently furious drama about identity

Daniela Vega stars in “A Fantastic Woman.”

By Ty Burr

The title of Sebastián Lelio’s “A Fantastic Woman” seems straightforward enough, but it carries a double meaning and a sting.

Photography review

Vibrant additions to the collection at Fitchburg Art Museum

Virginia Beahan and Laura McPhee’s “The Blue Lagoon”

By Mark Feeney

The museum is doubling its photographic holdings, and 24 pictures in a new show offer a striking sampling.