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As rents soar in Boston, low-income tenants try to stave off eviction

Tenants, landlords, and attorneys wait to hear their cases called in Courtroom 10 in Eastern Housing Court.

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With an estimated 43 evictions a day in Massachusetts, should the state guarantee legal help to renters who can’t afford an attorney?

// Another winter storm is heading toward Mass.

Parts of the state could get up to 3 inches of snow Wednesday afternoon into Thursday morning.

//[1]-26216.jpg Here’s what to expect from the snowstorm hitting Wednesday into Thursday

From when the storm will start to how much snow to expect, here’s a look at what forecasters are saying about the impending system.

// Judge orders Roger Stone to court over Instagram post

President Donald Trump’s confidant, charged with lying to Congress, obstruction and witness tampering, posted a photo of the judge in his criminal case with the crosshairs of a gun.

// Amesbury teen who died in snowmobile crash is remembered as a leader in school and hard worker

Troy Marden was killed on Saturday night when the snowmobile he was riding on Thompson Lake in Poland, Maine, hit a snowbank.


Redefining middle age, one catwalk turn at a time

When supermodel Christy Turlington closed out the Marc Jacobs show last week at New York Fashion Week, she reminded us that women need not disppear when they hit a certain age.


// UMass Boston gets financial breathing space

With UMass Amherst’s purchase of Mount Ida college, the potential for overlap with UMass Boston is already clear.

Photo illustration by Lesley Becker; Adobe; Globe file photo

Photo illustration by Lesley Becker; Adobe; Globe file photo

Opinion | Michael D’Antonio

Trump, the projector — pasting his own flaws on others

Trump’s biographer says the president indulges in projection because he thinks he should be better than he is.Trump indulges in projection because he thinks he should be better than he is.

// Former Celtics player Glen Davis avoids jail time in marijuana bust

Ex-NBA player Glen “Big Baby” Davis has agreed to pay $15,000 to avoid jail time on drug charges.

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// Winthrop House dean isn’t first Harvard guy to represent a horrid client — just ask John Adams

What if Harvard students in 1770 reacted to John Adams the way some Harvard students want law professor Ronald Sullivan expelled from Winthrop House for defending Harvey Weinstein?

Antonio Brown and Odell Beckham Jr.


Why the contracts of Antonio Brown and Odell Beckham Jr. could make them difficult to trade

The Steelers and Giants would take large dead cap hits if they were to deal the wideouts.

Senator Bernie Sanders.

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Bernie Sanders announces he’s running for president again

The Vermont senator formally announced he will run for president again, telling his supporters he plans to defeat the “most dangerous president in modern American history.”

President Donald Trump.

Trump slams California over lawsuit against border wall

President Donald Trump is criticizing California’s lead role in a multistate lawsuit challenging his emergency declaration to pay for a US-Mexico border wall.

// Convicted rapist who allegedly grabbed pre-teen girl in Cambridge due in court

Lionel Ivan Braithwaite Jr. is due in court Tuesday for arraignment on charges of briefly kidnapping two pre-teen sisters.

Lawrence couple arrested after 1-year-old hospitalized for fenanyl

A Lawrence couple was arrested Monday after their 1-year-old daughter tested positive for fentanyl, officials said.

// ‘Ghost Bike’ ceremony to be held for Paula Sharaga, victim of Fenway crash

Cyclists from the Greater Boston area will honor Paula Sharaga on Sunday, Feb. 24. Sharaga was killed Feb. 15 while riding her bike.

Former stripper who killed man in Chicopee motel room in 1994 gets paroled — again

Pamela Osl, who bludgeoned a 65-year-old man to death in a drug and alcohol-fueled haze in 1994, was recently granted parole for the third time, records show.

Alabama newspaper advocates for resurgence of KKK

A small Alabama newspaper is calling for the resurgence of America’s most feared white supremacist terrorist organization, the Ku Klux Klan.

// Alleged abuse of deaf children in Italy, Argentina points to Vatican failings

At least 14 former students say they were victims of abuse at the now-shuttered Provolo Institute in Argentina, a Washington Post investigation found.


// Lawmakers push FDA to allow CBD-infused food products

A bipartisan group of members of Congress is pushing the Trump administration to provide a legal pathway for food products infused with the marijuana compound cannabidiol, better known as CBD.

Love Letters: The Podcast

Season Two: How do you meet someone?

Dating in 2019 is…complicated. Frustrating. Sometimes completely exhilarating. In Season 2 of the podcast, Meredith Goldstein goes deep on one of her most-asked questions.

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Stitcher   |   RadioPublic


Special reports

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

Read a multi-part investigation into how and why the lives of promising Boston valedictorians didn’t quite turn out the way they expected.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Smartphone society

In a world where the smartphone is now ubiquitous, photographers capture daily life in which the personal device is part of the moment.


Patrick Moscaritolo, in a London cab specially painted for a Boston promotion in the UK in 1998.


Tourism de force: How one man helped make Boston a top travel destination

Patrick Moscaritolo played a pivotal part in expanding Boston’s image beyond Paul Revere and “Cheers,” making it a place where people from around the world come to visit.

Real Estate

//$medium-9070.jpg Are we ignoring — or outright banning — an easy affordable-housing fix?

Mobile homes may be the least expensive and most effective means of addressing the region’s housing shortage.


// With insulin prices skyrocketing, there’s plenty of blame to go around

A review of insulin’s history makes it clear that drug makers, their generic counterparts, doctors, and FDA all share blame for the broken market.