Jesuits release list of priests credibly accused of abuse, including 22 with Mass. ties

All but five of the priests with Massachusetts ties on the list are deceased, and among the living are some former clergy who were publicly accused of misconduct.

 Boston Mayor Martin Walsh addressed residents gathered at Symphony Hall for his annual State of the City address.

Walsh touts city’s progress on housing, climate change, while blasting an ineffective Washington

It was Mayor Martin Walsh’s sixth annual address to a citywide audience since he was first elected in 2013.


// Walsh’s agenda: Housing and jobs, but on his terms

By focusing on housing and things the city can and should be allowed to do on its own, Marty Walsh shows the seriousness of his intent.

// Dartmouth argues it acted promptly to investigate sexual misconduct claims

Responding to a lawsuit, Dartmouth College said it took unprecedented steps to deal with three professors accused of sexual misconduct, and it denied allegations that administrators fostered an inappropriate and unsafe culture.

// Kirsten Gillibrand says ‘I am going to run’ for president in 2020

The senator said Tuesday on ‘‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’’ she is launching an exploratory committee for a White House run.

// Theresa May loses Brexit vote in landslide

The humiliating defeat is thrusting the country into political chaos 10 weeks before it is scheduled to leave the European Union.

Amherst, Ma., 01/15/18, (EMBARGOED UNTIL 10:30am) Hampshire College is about to announce it is looking to merge with another college. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

Hampshire College puts freshman class in doubt, merger on the table

Hampshire College in Amherst announced its desire to merge with another educational institution, citing financial strain that threatens its future.

William Barr, nominee to be US Attorney General, testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, January 15, 2019. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP)SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

Trump’s AG nominee William Barr: 'I will not be bullied'

Vowing "I will not be bullied," President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general asserted independence from the White House on Tuesday.

// House rebukes GOP’s Steve King over racist remarks — and even Steve King agreed

In a twist, the nine-term Iowa congressman was among those supporting the measure of disapproval.

A rendering of the Ascend flagship headquarters in Boston.

Company gets OK to start work on a recreational pot store in Boston

The company hopes to build a multilevel recreational marijuana shop.

// Video: Curious ice disk entrances Maine city

It’s the second time in the last few years that the Presumpscot River has had something strange lurking in its waters.

// Accused statutory rapists can’t be held pending trial under dangerousness law, SJC says

A 24-page opinion dealt with two Essex County cases in which prosecutors sought pretrial detention for defendants under the law.

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Christopher Muther

The backlash to the Gillette ad is exactly why it’s needed

Do you know who isn’t taking to Twitter to complain about the Gillette ad? Those of us who have been bullied, beat up, and sexually victimized. When I watched the ad, I saw myself.

// No citizenship question on next census, but worries remain about undercounting immigrants

State officials remain concerned that the broader anti-immigrant climate could lead to an undercount of Latinos and noncitizens.

Opinion | Michael A. Cohen

// Donald Trump has been compromised by Russia

The evidence that Trump has acted as an agent of the Russians — either wittingly or unwittingly — is overwhelming.


/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/01/15/ A national nightmare: Has Russia turned Trump?

There are only a handful of people who know the truth about Donald Trump and Russia.

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Lesley Becker/ Globe Staff; Adobe; Globe File photos


President Trump’s shameful idea of honor

It is a stain on America’s reputation that it elected a president who professes to see more honor in our enemies than in the leaders of the US Congress.


// Was Jaylen Brown calling out Kyrie Irving?

On Monday night, Brown repeatedly made statements that sounded increasingly like references to his own frustrations with Irving’s recent comments.

U.S. President Barack Obama poses with the 2013 World Series Champion Boston Red Sox to the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SPORT BASEBALL)

Red Sox are scheduled for a White House visit Feb. 15

Team president Sam Kennedy left open the possibility that a lingering government shutdown could affect the plans.

KANSAS CITY, MO - JANUARY 12: Justin Houston #50 of the Kansas City Chiefs celebrates a sack against the Indianapolis Colts with teammate Chris Jones #95 during the third quarter of the AFC Divisional Round playoff game at Arrowhead Stadium on January 12, 2019 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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What to expect from the Chiefs defense, and how the Patriots should attack it

The Chiefs are stingy at home, play a multitude of complex coverage schemes, and have one of the best defensive lines in the NFL.

Dave Epstein

// Big snowstorm Sunday looking unlikely, but watch out for Friday

Many of us should at least see the ground covered in white come Friday.

Dining Out

// This is what an Irish pub should look like circa 2019

The James in Needham serves modern food and a good old-fashioned welcome.

// How can you have it all? Marie Kondo would suggest getting rid of it all

Thanks to world-renowned tidying queen, Boston homes have never been cleaner.

// Matt Damon and Ben Affleck’s ‘City on a Hill’ to begin filming in Boston next month

The Showtime series is slated to be released in 2019.

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// They were the top of their class at Boston public schools. Then life happened

On Thursday, the Globe will release a multi-part investigation into how and why the lives of promising Boston valedictorians didn’t quite turn out the way they expected.

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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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

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Toddler found dead outside N.H. home in bitterly cold weather

Police said the girl may have left the house overnight Monday and then couldn’t get back in. He said the death is not suspicious and ‘‘appears to be a bad accident.’’


// Anti-abortion leaders are rebranding as ‘pro-science.’ Are they?

The March for Life, an annual anti-abortion demonstration, says that being “pro-life is pro-science.” Scientists say otherwise.

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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