The Trump administration

Trump pushes for vote Friday on health bill

House Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday.

President Trump threatened to leave Obamacare in place and move on to other issues if Friday’s vote fails.

Live updates

// Outcome of Friday’s vote remains uncertain

Here’s the latest on the Republicans’ push to pass health care legislation.


// Gas stations disappearing across Massachusetts

Massachusetts drivers had best keep a close watch on their car’s gas gauge these days.

// Muslim and Jewish communities bond amid fear

Fear and uncertainty have sparked an intense period of relationship-building between the two faiths.

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Boston teens given a Cinderella moment

A sea of taffeta, lace, and sequins adorned a table in the Boys & Girls Club in South Boston, destined for nearly two dozen teenage girls in need of a party dress

// Shrage to step down as head of Combined Jewish Philanthropies

Barry Shrage has raised more than $1 billion for the local Jewish community and developed strong partnerships with other charities.

// Quincy man allegedly murdered wife, ran her over four times

Prosecutors say a Quincy man who claimed he accidentally hit and killed his wife with his car actually murdered her.

Special report | Part 1

The Last Refugee: Fleeing Syria for Trump’s America

The trip was over for these Syrian refugees. The family had been searching for a new home since fleeing their own in Aleppo in 2012, amid the bloody civil war in Syria. They had found one in Massachusetts. But uncertainty lay ahead: Tomorrow, Donald Trump would be sworn in.

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Opinion | Bill McKibben

// Citizens must hold government accountable on climate

Someone should do something. But that someone clearly isn’t going to be the federal government.


// From the curbside snow, a friendship blooms

It was a chance encounter on a city street. No big deal. But it had a profound effect on all involved.

London attack

// 2 further arrests in London terror attack

Counter-terror chief Mark Rowley on Friday also identified the latest victim, who died in the hospital on Thursday.


// Baker administration floats alternative to health care levy

The new proposal would increase an existing assessment, called the Employer Medical Assistance Contribution, which applies to employers with six or more workers

1 million square feet of rakes, rugs, and robots: Inside Amazon’s new warehouse has packed its new warehouse in Fall River with a dizzying array of merchandise, from the mundane to the exotic.


Critic’s Notebook | Theater

// What’s the role of theater in this time of Trump?

Should playwrights shift into a higher gear to rebut the Trump narrative? They say no.


// The Weekender: Ex-junkies, alien invaders, and sexier Sex Pistols

The Globe’s picks for everything fun to do this weekend.

Munch Madness

// See who made it to Round 3 of Munch Madness

One of these 16 restaurants will be named the winner in just a couple weeks. Vote now before Round 3 ends Saturday.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Diane Hessan

// Voters caught in the crossfire

They are The Estranged — disappointed in Trump and just as disappointed in the Democratic Party.


//$medium.jpeg Address: The week in real estate

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

Special reports


// Star surgeon is scrutinized on concurrent procedures

New York authorities are probing how a famed prostate specialist manages his vast patient load.


// 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.


// WATCH: How you fight opioid addiction — with opioids

The drugs are formulated to deter abuse, while minimizing withdrawal symptoms.

Real Estate

Recent home sales: North of Boston (March 24)

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