Legislative leaders aiming for 40 percent pay hikes

House Speaker Robert DeLeo.

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The proposed salary hike would give them around $142,000 annual salaries.

President Trump

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The trade deal was the cornerstone of President Obama’s attempt to counter China’s influence in Asia.

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President Trump repeated a campaign promise to business leaders to cut regulations “by 75 percent, maybe more.”


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The regulation has been something of a political football, instituted by Republican administrations and rescinded by Democratic ones since 1984.

Ground Game

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For a moment there, weeks before he was sworn in, it appeared that Donald Trump was beginning to get something of a honeymoon.

Charles Taylor

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/30/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Last%20day%20at%20CBS-4091.jpg Calling a lie a lie

Journalism that refuses a reasonable and obvious judgment has abandoned not journalistic ethics, but common sense.

TV Critic’s Corner

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In the history of workplace sitcoms, it’s often the person in charge who inspires big jokes.

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The charges against the suspect who allegedly left an explosive device near a police cruiser include assault with intent to murder.

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They recorded the incident on video, and shared it to Facebook.


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The Falcons aren’t the Packers or Cowboys, and there is little sports history between Boston and Atlanta.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/23/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/greenhouse_24falsealarm-2_metro.jpg ‘I’m drunk. I’m stupid. I’m a Pats fan.’

Dennis Harrison allegedly pulled a fire alarm inside the hotel where the Steelers were staying on a dare.


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Every sentient American outside of New England, and certainly all the crack investigators in NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s office, know why the Patriots won.

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Alex Speier

Tom Brady’s performance among his best ever in postseason

Brady connected with nine different receivers all over the field on short, intermediate, and deep routes.

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The Patriots’ team president also said there’s no hard feelings toward Steelers coach Mike Tomlin.

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The jacket Brady wore while he was out of the game caught some folks’ attention.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/23/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/lee_patriotssteelers2_spts.jpg Martellus Bennett says Roger Goodell is ‘like Waldo right now’

The NFL commissioner was in Atlanta for the second straight week Sunday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/23/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/brady_trump.jpg Tom Brady asks why his friendship with Donald Trump is a ‘big deal’

It has been a rather big deal ever since a ‘‘Make America Great Again’’ cap was spotted in Brady’s locker during the 2015 season.

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Speculation over just who the last Jedi is immediately ran rampant on social media.

Ben Affleck (left) and Henry Cavill in a scene from


Ben Affleck racks up Razzie nominations for ‘Batman v Superman’

The awards celebrate the year’s worst movies and performances.


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Opinion & Ideas


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/21/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/tlumacki_womensmarchBoston_metro460-001.jpg Donald Trump’s alarming alternative facts

One big takeaway from Saturday’s massive protests: the Trump administration’s alt-reality.

Special reports

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Tom Brady: Superfreak?

We break down, body part by body part, what science suggests the average 39-year-old human encounters, and how Brady might be defying those expectations.

Life sciences

STAT, a national publication from Boston Globe Media Partners, covers health, medicine, and life sciences.


The Desperate and the Dead | Part 7

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/05/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/20160923_SAMentalHealth_312.jpg The San Antonio solution

One Texas city took on mental health as a community and became a national model. Why can’t Mass. do the same?

The story behind ‘Spotlight’

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“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.