Trump orders aim to undo Obama’s climate initiatives

The president will suspend, rescind, or flag for review more than a half-dozen measures.

// Trump on health care: ‘Do not worry, we are in very good shape!’

President Trump took to Twitter to air grievances against the GOP health care bill’s failure and the investigation into his campaign’s ties to Russia.

Devin Nunes left a secure area on Capitol Hill this week as he headed for a press conference.

Calls grow for Nunes to recuse himself from Russia probe

Democratic leaders in the House and Senate called on House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes to recuse himself from the committee’s Russia probe.


// White House proposes new, sweeping budget cuts at NIH

The proposed $1.2 billion cut to the National Institutes of Health’s budget targets research grants.

// Trump Today: The president calls Russia concerns a ‘hoax’

The president made the comment despite confirmation last week in a congressional hearing that the FBI is investigating Trump-Russia ties.

// Trump was made to sign bills on a very small desk yesterday

“This is a child’s desk,” the president said as he folded his 6’2” frame behind the small piece of furniture. “It’s the smallest desk I’ve ever seen.”


// They split from the Presbyterians. Now the church wants its building back

Some members at Newton Presbyterian Church thought their denomination was drifting away from fundamental tenets — so they defected.

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It rewards you for being charitable by reducing your tax burden — and it’s not just for businesses.

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 Dr. Lauren Zeitels and Dr. Victor Fedorov were “rising young stars” at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Avalanche victims were ‘rising young stars’ at MGH

“It was just the wrong place at the wrong time,” said the mother of one of the victims. “It was just as simple as that.”

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// Fast Forward: Trump embraces greenhouse gases, eat Something on a Stick today

The Celtics eased themselves into first place in the Eastern Conference last night, and more of the news you need to know.


// Get ready: ‘Hamilton’ is heading to Boston

“Hamilton’’ will come to Boston in September 2018 and run for a full two months — much longer than customary for touring shows.

Beth Teitell

// There are plenty of reasons to refuse a passenger. Leggings shouldn’t be one

Rather than be shamed by United Airlines and others, Americans in leggings should be accommodated.

DJ Carnage and Rob Gronkowski entertain the crowd at Hyde Beach at SLS South Beach.


Can Gronk party with his shirt on?

Maybe not. The Patriots tight end was topless (again) at a Miami Music Week party.

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An illustration of how the Nightingale Smart Home Sleep System blankets a bedroom.

Lindsey Eltinge

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Can this new device provide a better night’s sleep?

This sound-masking technology is designed to go way beyond white noise.

// Landlords not welcoming to transgender renters

Transgender people frequently encounter discrimination while apartment hunting, researchers found, despite the state law against such treatment.


// Partners, GE to launch opioid addiction effort today

RIZE Massachusetts hopes to raise $50 million over three years to support treatment and recovery programs.

// A big price tag on providing hope to kids with a rare disease

Spinraza can treat children with spinal muscular atrophy, but insurers are balking at paying $750,000.

Munch Madness

// Welcome to the Round of 8

We’re nearing the end of the tournament. Cast your vote today and see who makes it to the semifinals.

Opinion & Ideas


// Sorting out the UMass Boston mess

The public deserves to know the full story behind a projected $30 million deficit.


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Our weekly digest on buying, selling, and design, with expert advice and insider neighborhood knowledge.

Special reports

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// Fleeing Syria for Trump’s America

The trip was over for these refugees. They had found a new home in Mass. But uncertainty lay ahead: Tomorrow, Donald Trump would be sworn in.


// Documenting Hate: Submit an incident you know about

If you have been a victim or witnessed a hate incident, share your information here so we can investigate.


// EPA sidestepped decision to tighten standards for lead levels

The agency provided only general guidance instead of a specific new threshold for acceptable lead levels.