Bezos, Buffett, Dimon health venture will be based in Boston

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Formed by billionaire investor Warren Buffett, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, and JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, the company will be led by Brigham and Women’s surgeon Dr. Atul Gawande.

// Legislature to vote quickly on grand bargain for minimum wage hike, paid leave and sales tax holiday

With speed rarely seen in the State House, the Mass. House looked primed to vote on a bill that is aimed at avoiding a bitter electoral showdown over three ballot questions this November.

// Lawsuit claims Stan Rosenberg ‘was aware’ of husband’s actions

It’s the first court action taken against the former state Senate president, but it’s just another piece of legal trouble for Bryon Hefner.


// Why marijuana policies in Massachusetts aren’t strict enough

The ensuing problems will cluster among young people, low-income communities, and people with existing mental health problems.

// Will Milford facility be first in Mass. to sell recreational weed?

The Cannabis Control Commission will vote Thursday on whether to issue a license for Sira Naturals’s cultivation facility.

Shirley Leung

// We can’t vote on the millionaires tax. What’s next?

Residents in the high-end suburbs must be clinking champagne glasses, but what about the rest of us? Our schools are still underfunded, and the T is still unreliable.

Christopher L. Gasper

// The Celtics will be a contender no matter which direction Danny Ainge goes this offseason

For the first time in years, they don’t need a major roster move, not even with Kawhi Leonard out there.

The Auerbach Center on Guest Street in Brighton, as seen from the Massachusetts Turnpike.

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‘Your lockers are waiting’: Celtics’ new practice facility shines

Team officials dedicated the Auerbach Center on Tuesday, a showpiece facility that team owner Wyc Grousbeck called “the foundation of our future excellence.”

// Coach K has lots of praise — and some advice — for Jayson Tatum

He also shared his thoughts on the Celtics possibly drafting Grayson Allen.

// Austin Blackmon, mayor’s energy chief, leaving City Hall

Austin Blackmon has taken a job in the private sector in the San Francisco Bay area leading product development and growth efforts for a clean energy technology firm.

// At last, family of man allegedly killed by mob got some answers

Steven DiSarro’s relatives spoke after jurors started deliberations over the fate of former Mafia boss “Cadillac Frank” Salemme.

Devra First

// Learning how to make Bertucci’s beloved rolls

Everyone seems to adore them but me. Can the restaurant’s executive chef change my mind?

// ‘Hamilton’ fans spent hours in line waiting for Boston tour stop tickets

The show is scheduled to run at the Boston Opera House from Sept. 18 through Nov. 18.

Here are all the stations where the MBTA is raising or lowering parking rates

Is your commute about to get more expensive? Check this list for all the changes.

// Once again, Bristol sheriff faces scrutiny

A lawsuit says Thomas Hodgson and his jail staff violated a Salvadoran immigrant’s civil and constitutional rights by holding him on a civil detainer.

// Homeland Security secretary drafting order to end family separation

It’s unclear if President Trump will sign the order to end family separation at the US border with Mexico.

// ‘Did you just say “womp womp” to a 10-year-old with Down syndrome being taken from her mother?’

Corey Lewandowski didn’t want to hear about a 10-year-old girl who was taken from her family.


// This is Trump adviser Stephen Miller’s work. He must go.

Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen may be the face of the manufactured humanitarian disaster, but Miller is the brains.

US Border Patrol agents took into custody a father and son from Honduras at the US-Mexico border this month near Mission, Texas.

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Many in the US seem incapable of seeing a wailing Central American kid as a fellow human being

A dispiriting 27 percent of the country supports the so-called zero-tolerance policy that has led to a sudden, dramatic increase in families being separated at the southern border.

// Protesters confront Homeland Security secretary at Mexican restaurant

Kirstjen Nielsen, the secretary of homeland security, got an earful while she was eating dinner at a Mexican restaurant in Washington on Tuesday night.

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Driver who fled from police crashes in Foxborough

Authorities said the crash occurred early Wednesday morning on Cedar Street, and the driver was taken to Boston Medical Center.

// ‘The man chased me and he grabbed my wrists’

A woman who fought off an alleged kidnapping attempt in Bridgewater described the encounter that turned her jog into moments of terror.

Recent college grad Gabriel Howson, 22, at home in Dorchester with his mother, Monica Beato-Howson.

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Why are millennials living at home? Housing costs and student debt, for starters

Unlike a decade ago when the country was in a recession, college graduates are getting jobs, but those housing prices . . .

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Renée Graham

// The nation’s historical amnesia

In a country that has thrived on racial subjugation and white supremacy, what we’re witnessing at the border isn’t a glitch. It’s a feature.

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// Why Facebook and Google should pay you for your data

Users’ clicks and posts built Facebook and Google’s online empires. Isn’t it time they got paid for their labor?



Watch ‘Runnin’,’ a STAT documentary

“Runnin’,” now available for purchase on Vimeo, takes an intimate look at a group of friends in Somerville who came of age as the opioid epidemic took hold and morphed into a national nightmare. It retraces the lives of friends lost, and one last member of the group struggling to avoid the same fate.

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Seattle’s mayor talks growing pains that offer some lessons for Boston

Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan spoke at a Globe event on how innovation is shaping our world, and she’s in high demand among the hundreds of mayors gathered in Boston.

Love Letters: The Podcast

Love Letters Podcast

// Getting over a breakup

Meredith Goldstein explores how to move on when a relationship ends.

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