Bernie Sanders announces he’s running for president again

Senator Bernie Sanders.

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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.”

// Tracker: Who’s running for president in 2020?

The 2020 presidential election is still a ways off, but you’re forgiven if you feel like election season is already upon us. Track the candidates here.

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.

// Another winter storm is heading toward Mass.

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

// 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.

// Metco students outperforming those in BPS, charter schools

Boston students attending suburban schools outperformed their peers in Boston schools and charter schools in graduation rate and college enrollment rate.

A photo of Troy Marden from his Go Fund Me page. Marden died from his injuries after a snowmoble crash in Thompson Lake ME on 7/12/19. Credit Go Fund Me

Go Fund Me

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.

// Judge orders Roger Stone to court over Instagram post

President Donald Trump’s longtime 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.

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.

A John Adams statue unveiled in Quincy in the fall.

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Kevin Cullen

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 want law professor Ronald Sullivan expelled from Winthrop House for defending Harvey Weinstein?

// Waltham magician Shin Lim wins ‘America’s Got Talent: The Champions’

A dazzling card trick performed with the help of a TV actress was enough to make Shin Lim the winner of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent: The Champions.”

// Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died at around 85

Such was the enigma surrounding the German-born designer that even his age was a point of mystery for decades, with reports he had two birth certificates.


// 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.


// 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.


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.

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.

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.


// For Red Sox owners, spring training news conference is a victory lap

On the heels of another championship, there was no contentiousness in the annual media meeting.

CAMBRIDGE, MA - 1/25/2019: Pedestrians cross Broadway in Cambridge. Cambridge has six subway stops, several major bus lines, and bike lanes everywhere. It’s minutes from downtown Boston, densely packed over just 6.4 square miles, and has enacted several public policies aimed at severely reducing carbon emissions. Yet even Cambridge can’t seem to get its residents to give up their cars — or, at least, not as quickly as officials would like. (David L Ryan/Globe Staff ) SECTION: METRO TOPIC

Cambridge wanted a big drop in car ownership by 2020. That hasn’t exactly happened

Even Cambridge — which took up the anticar cause decades ago — can’t get more residents to give up their vehicles.


// Park chief’s bird’s-eye view frames the job

The Friends of Post Office Square’s general manager, Pam Messenger, keeps a close watch on a downtown oasis.

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.

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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.