ICE arrest at Suffolk court rankles new DA

Rachael Rollins, the new Suffolk district attorney, is blasting ICE for arresting an undocumented immigrant in a Boston courthouse, saying such practices scare off victims and witnesses.

Senator Kamala Harris announced a run for president Monday.

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For Democrats, women in 2020 may offer opportunity and hard choices

Four or more top-tier women candidates are gearing up for the Democratic nomination, providing the party with a chance to make history — and difficult decisions.

// Windchill starts to ease up, but Boston isn’t thawing out yet

Windchill temperatures may creep back above zero in Greater Boston on Tuesday and warmer weather could be coming.

// MBTA urges riders to plan ahead for Tuesday morning commute

The MBTA is urging customers to allow for 10 to 15 minutes of additional travel time to their Tuesday morning commutes due to extreme cold, winds, and icy conditions.

// List of school closures for Tuesday

Here are some of the Greater Boston schools that have announced delays and closures for Tuesday.

// Boston police searching for 23-year-old woman last seen at downtown bar

Olivia Ambrose was last seen Saturday night around 10 p.m. near Hennessy’s Bar at 25 Union St., according to police and her family.

// Hired to help the sick, she leaves a trail of accusations in her wake

Home care worker Stephanie Crosman has faced allegations from clients that she robbed them, but she keeps getting work that gives her access to the homes and valuables of elderly people.

// US singer Chris Brown detained in Paris after rape accusation

Police officials say US singer Chris Brown and two other people are in custody in the French capital after a woman filed a rape complaint.

// Trump’s budget proposal unlikely to make progress in Senate

As the partial federal shutdown dragged through its fifth week, another missed paycheck loomed for hundreds of thousands of workers.

Fan Lucy Mitchell, 15, greeted Jason Nash as he was vlogging his day in Wellesley recently.

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A day in the life of a YouTube star: ‘Do you mind if I vlog for a minute?’

With 17 million YouTube views in a month, Boston native Jason Nash and his “Vlog Squad” cohorts have become video stars.

King Boston has named five finalists in the competition to design the Boston Common memorial.

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Boston’s Martin Luther King Jr. memorial efforts get $750,000 funding boost

The Boston Foundation and Boston University both announced major gifts on Monday.

National Grid cuts gas service to 7,100 R.I. customers due to pressure problem

Governor Gina Raimondo declared a state of emergency in Newport County late Monday night and encouraged residents lacking heat to seek shelter.

Major construction projects have remade the area around TD Garden and North Station, which Boston Properties wants to be known as Uptown. Above is the view looking out from the new entrance to the MBTA station.

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There’s really no place like Boston’s ‘Uptown’

The latest attempt to rename a section of the city faces an uphill battle.


// For a baby in need and a nurse, it was love at first sight

Liz Smith knows this: A little girl opened a little door into her heart.


// Fact-checking President Trump through two years in office

The president has made 8,158 false or misleading public claims in his time in the Oval Office.

01-20-19: Kansas City, MO: New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman (11) signals a first down in the first quarter. The New England Patriots visited the Kansas City Chiefs for the AFC Championship Game at Arrowhead Stadium. (Jim Davis /Globe Staff)

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Chad Finn

Win over Chiefs had echo of past postseason games for Patriots

Yes, Tom Brady did it again, but there were other similarities from previous playoff games as well.

01-20-19: Kansas City, MO: Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) sees WR Julian Edelman (11, foreground right) raising his hand as he breaks open across the middle in the overtime period. Brady hit him for one of the key first down conversions that led to the New England victory. The New England Patriots visited the Kansas City Chiefs for the AFC Championship Game at Arrowhead Stadium. (Jim Davis /Globe Staff)

Patriots-Chiefs was the most-watched TV program since Super Bowl LII

The telecast earned a 31.2 rating and a 48 share nationally.

01-20-19: Kansas City, MO: Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) sees WR Julian Edelman (11, foreground right) raising his hand as he breaks open across the middle in the overtime period. Brady hit him for one of the key first down conversions that led to the New England victory. The New England Patriots visited the Kansas City Chiefs for the AFC Championship Game at Arrowhead Stadium. (Jim Davis /Globe Staff)

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Tom Brady was money in the bank

When the Patriots won the coin toss at the start of overtime, Tom Brady was not about to let this opportunity for another Super Bowl trip get away.

// Brady talked about ‘emotional’ win, Edelman, and Scarnecchia

The Patriots quarterback made his comments during his weekly appearance on WEEI.


// Reassigned St. John’s rector is a familiar story — and a probem for O’Malley

It looks like it might be the same old game of musical chairs for problem priests — and that’s a problem for Cardinal Sean O’Malley.

Opinion | John E. Fernández

// Think big, Mr. President, for a rebuilt US — and let others think with you

We can build better. Why? Because the United States is still the leader in new technologies of all kinds.

Influenza victims crowd into an emergency hospital near Fort Riley, Kansas in this 1918 file photo. The 1918 Spanish flu pandemic killed at least 20 million people worldwide and officials say that if the next pandemic resemblers the birdlike 1918 Spanish flu, to 1.9 million Americans could die. (AP Photo/National Museum of Health)

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Opinion | Pardis Sabeti and Nathan Yozwiak

Are we ready for a flu pandemic?

As 2018 has come to a close, the memory of the remarkable crisis of the 1918-19 influenza pandemic looms large over public health practitioners.

9/15/13: Boston, MA: The Red Sox honored retiring Yankees closer Mariano Rivera in a pre game ceremony held around the pitcher's mound. Here he tips his cap to the crowd as he leaves the field after the ceremony ended. The Boston Red Sox hosted the New York Yankees in a regular season MLB game at Fenway Park. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff) section: sports topic: Red Sox-Yankees(1)

To Red Sox fans, Mariano Rivera wasn’t just a great pitcher but also a good sport

Even the most ardent Boston fan had to respect the Yankees closer, who gave up an unforgettable hit at Fenway in 2004.

// Annual BU survey of mayors finds affordable housing is top issue

Mayors — Republican and Democrat — are worried about the issue, according to a survey by BU’s Menino Survey of Mayors.

Celtics 107, Heat 99

Celtics warm up against Heat

The Celtics kicked off a five-game homestand with their fourth straight victory.

Special reports

Boston, MA - 1/16/1919: Looking across North End Park on Jan. 16, 1919, the day after a giant tank at the Purity Distilling Co. on Commercial Street collapsed, sending a wave of an estimated 2.3 million gallons of molasses through the streets of Boston. The great molasses tank was located in the center of this picture. Sections of the metal may be seen at the extreme left and right in the picture. Twenty-one people perished, including two 10-year-olds, Pasquale Iantosca and Maria Distasio, who were collecting firewood near the molasses tank while home from school for lunch. (Boston Globe Archive/) --- BGPA Reference: 150115_MJ_001

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Globe Magazine

The day Boston was swamped by a deadly wave of molasses

One hundred years ago today an enormous steel tank ruptured, sending a torrent of brown syrup on a deadly path through the North End.

The Big Picture

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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

Follow the Celtics’ quest for a title and other NBA news both on and off the court. Sign up here.

Real Estate

Luxury Home of the Week: Renovated Concord farmhouse on 12-plus acres for $8.7 million

Originally built in 1751, this 4,100-square-foot Georgian farmhouse in Concord has since been renovated, boasting five bedrooms and 3.5 baths, all set on 12.86-acres of land. The property, 1100 Monument St., otherwise known as Buttrick Farm, is listed for $8,700,000, by Terrence Maitland of LandVest, Inc and includes quite a bit more than just the main house.


// The herd to the rescue: How an invisible shield can keep us healthy

When you get a vaccination, you make the herd stronger.

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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