7 Earth-sized planets discovered

NASA said the discovery may help to answer the question, “Are we alone?”

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Boston has graded over 1,000 restaurants. Here are results.

Boston recently started grading restaurants based on food safety inspections. How did your favorite spots fare?

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/02/22/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/greenlawoconnor[1].jpg A look at the victims in the Peabody double slaying

Jennifer O’Connor, 40, and Mark Greenlaw, 37, were found dead at the Peabody home they shared over the weekend.

The Trump administration

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When President Trump speaks on Friday, the new president will be the vessel for the conservative cause.


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Two days after President Trump’s comments, residents of a Stockholm suburb populated mostly by immigrants clashed with police.

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The suspect is believed to have gotten off the outbound train around 4 p.m. at Community College station in Charlestown.

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Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge.

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Decision time is fast approaching for Celtics

They must choose which path they will take to title contention, because they can’t have it both ways.

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Dave Epstein

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/02/22/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Bedford_170222_FEATURE_001.jpg It will be in the 60s tomorrow. What happened to winter?

Something not very wintry has been going on this month to our west and south and it’s about to make a push into Southern New England.

Andrew Mahoney

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/10/31/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/grossfeld13-001.jpg A fond farewell to intentional walks gone wrong

Baseball’s decision to not require four pitches will forever eliminate the chance for a crazy play on an intentional walk.

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Schoenhof’s books, a Harvard Sq. landmark, is set to close

After 161 years in business, the bookstore will operate only online.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/02/22/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/AFP_LO30V-12593.jpg Tom Brady is hard at work on the case of the missing jersey

A “suspect board” was posted on the quarterback’s official Instagram page Wednesday.


Aly Raisman posing for Sports Illustrated.


Aly Raisman says Sports Illustrated photoshoot ‘was one of my favorite days’

The Olympic gymnast is featured in the magazine’s new swimsuit issue.


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Talking Points

Newton project’s uncertain future, tech leaders take on Trump, and more

Another project that could bring affordable housing to a place that badly needs it faces an uncertain future.


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An afternoon recap of the day’s most important business news, delivered Monday through Friday.

Trump Today

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Welcome to Trump Today, a one-stop entry point for the latest news on the 45th president of the United States.

• Schedule: Where the president is today

• News: A look at what happened yesterday

• Social media: What Trump has been tweeting

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Alan M. Dershowitz

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/02/22/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/0223trump.jpg Checks and balances can slow Trump

Our system of checks and balances extends well beyond the three formal branches of government.

Special reports

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/greenhouse_moody-18_metro-4879.jpg A life taken, but also a life lost

How did 14-year-old Raeshawn Moody wind up becoming among the youngest to face a murder charge in Boston?


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?

Real Estate

Home prices along 495 still haven’t returned to the highs of a decade ago

In a few relatively affluent communities along the Interstate 495 corridor like Hopkinton and Boxborough, median home prices are pushing well past peak levels last reached more than a decade ago.