Trump will give State of the Union ‘when the Shutdown is over’

After standoff with Nancy Pelosi, President Trump said in a tweet he is postponing his State of the Union address until the partial government shutdown ends.

// Governor Baker proposes seven-year overhaul of school funding formula

Baker, a Republican who campaigned on not raising taxes, also tucked a series of new levy proposals into his budget plan.

01/23/2019 Falmouth MA - A wind turbine looms over the Craggy Ridge neighborhood in West Falmouth. Opponents of the town of Falmouth's wind turbines,have complained, that they are eyesores, and even cause neighbors physical harm. .Jonathan Wiggs/Globe StaffReporter:Topic:

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Bid to go green leaves Falmouth with the blues

Facing neighborhood opposition and multiple lawsuits, selectmen voted to remove the twin wind turbines, which cost about $10 million to build, and saddled residents with years of debt.

// Former prison guard trainee kills 5 in Florida bank

A former prison guard trainee killed five people during a standoff at a small town bank before surrendering to a SWAT team that stormed the building, police said.

// Green Mountain College in Vermont will shut down

The school in Poultney, Vt., cited financial pressure stemming from declining enrollment in deciding to close after the end of spring semester.

// Rain and warm temperatures will lead to snow melt, flooding

A drenching rain and strong winds are expected. Forecasters issued a flash flood watch for all of Southern New England, effective through Thursday.

// Boston chefs on board with Jose Andres’ nation-wide effort to feed furloughed workers

Local participants in the #ChefsForFeds Nation effort include Blue Dragon and Mei Mei.

Boston, MA, 12/5/2018 -- Congresswoman-elect Ayanna Pressley listens as a fellow City Councilor wishes her farewell at City Hall. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: 06ayanna Reporter:

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Pressley’s victory could prompt wave of candidates to run for City Council

Ayanna Pressley defeated a longtime incumbent. Analysts say that’s inspired many city candidates to think they can do the same.

// Back from Canada, mayors impress with safe injection sites

Boston’s Martin J. Walsh, a one-time skeptic, stopped short of endorsing such a center but said, “It’s something we’re going to look at.”

A marijuana plant in the coastal mountain range of San Luis Obispo, Calif.

Baker files bill aimed at helping police fight impaired driving

The proposed changes were recommended by a panel of lawyers and law enforcement, but some were opposed by civil liberties advocates.

Person shot in Acton; search on for two suspects

The victim was taken to a hospital Wednesday night. Their condition is not known, according to State Police.

01/23/2019 CHARLESTOWN, MA Victor Pena (cq), was arraigned on kidnapping charges at the Charlestown Division of the Boston Municipal Court. Pena is accused of kidnapping Olivia Ambrose (cq). (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

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Modern technology, including cameras and cellphones, helped to save Olivia Ambrose

Camera footage, and a signal from Olivia Ambrose’s iPhone, were key in helping police find the young woman alive in the suspect’s home Tuesday afternoon.

// How a smartphone app helped find missing woman

It wasn’t an exotic computer program but a feature many people have learned to master on their smartphones that was key in locating Olivia Ambrose.

Victor Pena was arraigned on kidnapping charges at the Charlestown Division of the Boston Municipal Court on Wednesday.

Here’s how investigators tracked down the Charlestown abduction suspect, and rescued Olivia Ambrose

Victor Pena, accused of kidnapping Olivia Ambrose, sobbed and appeared to be talking to himself during a court appearance where he was ordered to undergo a 20-day mental competency evaluation.

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The 37 best new restaurants in Boston and the suburbs

Dozens of inventive new spots to try, including fast-casual and top picks north, west, and south of the city.

// Tommy Leonard, Falmouth Road Race founder and fabled bartender, dies at 85

Tommy Leonard, 85, who died Jan. 16, founded the Falmouth Road Race in 1973, and was a fabled bartender, principally at the Eliot Lounge in the Back Bay.

Charlie Federico in the South Boston bike shop his father opened in 1938.

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An ode to Charlie Federico, the hub of Southie

When he died Sunday, at 86, Charlie Federico was the richest guy in Southie, and it had nothing to do with money.

Here’s how much Super Bowl tickets cost right now

Tickets to the Super Bowl might not be as expensive as they could have been.

Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay celebrates with quarterback Jared Goff (16) after a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

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What to expect from the Rams’ offense

They don’t vary their personnel packages or formations much, but they are experts at disguise.

Kansas City, MO - 1/20/2019 - (overtime) New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and New England Patriots center David Andrews (60) celebrate the win. The Kansas City Chiefs host the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship game at Arrowhead stadium. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: James M. McBride, Topic: 21Patriots-Chiefs, LOID: 8.5.157043654.

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Patriots center David Andrews is going home . . . to work

Born and raised in Georgia, the burly offensive lineman doesn’t anticipate having much free time in Atlanta.

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// Celtics rush past Cavaliers at TD Garden for fifth straight win

Terry Rozier’s 26 points led the Boston effort on a night when Kyrie Irving and Al Horford did not play.

Worcester, MA- April 25, 2017: Annalise Lamprey (cq) , 3, plays a nutrition game at the Guild of St. Agnes in Worcester, MA on April 25, 2017. The Guild of St. Agnes is an early education and care agency that relies on state subsidies for 95% of their students according to director Gloria Johnson. The availability of state-subsidized child care has been narrowing, and growing more separate from private daycare, as fewer providers accept low-income students. (Globe staff photo / Craig F. Walker) section: business reporter:

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Massachusetts shouldn’t depend on Yelp for child-care ratings

Massachusetts, a leader in quality child care in so many ways, remains behind the curve on monitoring care and sharing that information.

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// Eight years since Arab Spring, is there hope for Middle East democracy?

To strengthen Israel and punish Iran, support Arab democracy.


// The Pinocchio president

Psychiatrists make a case for why we should care about the president’s lies, and readers have their own takeaways.

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The best Globe staff photos of 2018

Our photographers share the stories behind what went into making the year’s best photos, as selected by the editors of the Globe Magazine and photo department.


// Aaron Hernandez and Football Inc.

The story of a profoundly troubled young man and the ugly underside of America’s most popular sport.


// Court Sense

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// WATCH: To detect cancer, these researchers turn to an unlikely source

A team at Boston Children’s is scouring thousands of urine samples for cancer biomarkers.

Love Letters: The Podcast

// Love Letters: Until next year, my sweetheart

In a special bonus episode, Meredith Goldstein explores what happens to summer romance when the summer ends, and “Wet Hot American Summer” creator David Wain shares a girl-crazy memory from his own camp days.

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