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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?

//[1]-26251.jpg Here’s what to expect from the storm 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.

Dave Epstein

// Two big storms coming, but they won’t bring much snow

As has been the case so much this winter, it looks like the next couple of storm systems will be warm enough that any precipitation will change over to rain.

// Wondering how to see the ‘super snow moon’ tonight? We’ve got you covered

Look up, people: February’s full moon, normally nicknamed the “snow moon,” will also be the brightest super moon of the year — and it will be visible across New England Tuesday night.

photographS by Connie Miller of CB Creatives

Cooking | Magazine

Four Oscar-worthy cocktail recipes from Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street

Fun twists on classic drinks make for a festive evening.


// How to eat healthier in the workplace

Who orders that platter of cookies for the weekly staff meeting? If your employer hasn’t embraced healthier food options yet, take matters into your own hands.


// 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 disappear when they hit a certain age.

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Opinion | Francesco C. Cesareo

Laity must play oversight role in reform of the Catholic Church

The bishops have continually ignored the advice and counsel of laity in addressing the sexual abuse crisis.

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.


// Shouldn’t we be a bit more concerned about Xander Bogaerts leaving?

His contract is up after this season, and there is no shortstop in the Red Sox organization ready to take over.

Dining Out

// Fool’s Errand is a choose-your-own cocktail party

At Tiffani Faison’s grown-up snack bar, find canapes for days and a welcome bit of weirdness in the Fenway.

Roger Stone after leaving federal court in Florida last month.

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Judge orders Roger Stone to court over Instagram post

President Trump’s confidant posted a photo of the judge in his criminal case with the crosshairs of a gun.

Senator Bernie Sanders.

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.”

Weld bashes Trump on ‘Morning Joe’ as he considers GOP primary challenge

The former Massachusetts governor was deeply critical of the president Tuesday in an interview on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”

President Donald Trump.

Trump slams California over lawsuit against border wall

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

// Sex offender is held without bail on charges of kidnapping pre-teen girls in Cambridge

Lionel Ivan Brathwaite Jr. was charged with two kidnapping counts, according to authorities., and was ordered held until a dangerousness hearing.

// ‘#MeToo’ spray-painted on statue of WWII sailor kissing nurse

Police in Florida want to know who painted “#MeToo” on the leg of a statue depicting a sailor and a dental assistant kissing at the end of World War II.

A copy of a rendering of the proposed ball park in Worcester.

Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff

We asked you to rename the PawSox for their move to Worcester. This is what you suggested

Maybe this is going to be harder than we thought.

Alabama newspaper advocates for resurgence of KKK

A small Alabama newspaper recently called for mass lynchings and suggested that the Ku Klux Klan should return to ‘‘clean out’’ Washington.

// Police investigating tip that Smollett, 2 brothers were together in elevator on night of attack

Last week, police said the ‘‘investigation had shifted’’ following interviews with the brothers and their release from custody without charges.

 Boston 02/13/19 The National Cannabis Industry Association Seed to Sale covention was held at the Hynes Convention Center. Bottles of CBD tincture from Vermont Pure CBD that were available for purchase there. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(metro)

America’s CBD boom: brazen claims, fake products, regulatory scrutiny

While the trendy cannabis compound is generally believed to be safe, scant research has been conducted on its medical benefits.

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.

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.