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Congressional Democrats called for Robert Mueller’s report to be fully released, including the underlying evidence, and they have threatened subpoenas if it is not.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/03/22/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Scot_Lehigh_150px-5501.jpg Thank you, Robert Mueller, you did a great service for America

This country owes the special counsel a debt of gratitude.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/03/23/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Joan_Vennochi_150px-5503.jpg The spin stops here. At least it should

Now it’s the public’s turn to decide what the Mueller report means.

James Pindell | Ground Game

4 takeaways from Beto O’Rourke’s first trip to N.H.

The first-in-the-nation primary hasn’t seen anything like it when Beto O’Rourke campaigned there for two days this week.


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Judge and Mookie Betts do the same job and play the same position with similar results.


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At the owners meetings, the league will hear several rules proposals aimed at expanding instant replay.

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Today’s high temperatures in the mid-40s and partly cloudy skies will help to make last night’s early-spring snow disappear.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/03/22/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryaneducation3met.jpg Lawmakers clash over school funding formula changes

Beacon Hill’s top leaders say they want to pass legislation this year, and Friday’s hearing is the latest sign they intend to tackle one of the state’s most controversial issues.

Braintree-12/20/17 At the Archdiocese of Boston Headquarters, Cardinal Sean O'Malley met with the media to speak about the death of former Boston Cardinal Bernard Law. John Tlumacki/Globe staff (metro)

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

Rare, leaked report reveals Cardinal O’Malley was a top vote-getter in last papal election

Cardinal Sean O’Malley, the archbishop of Boston, was one of the top four vote-getters in the 2013 papal election where Pope Francis was elected.

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Kraft’s team includes a former special counsel to President George W. Bush and a member of Aaron Hernandez’s defense team.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/03/22/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Boghosian_Patriots12_SPTS.jpg Robert Kraft won’t accept deal to drop solicitation charges

Kraft and many of the other men are unwilling to admit guilt because they believe that police mishandled aspects of the investigation.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/03/23/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/ced0b1d5bd9b4447a3d36039213c8b3b-b93950459ad8499f9bd262d150bf17c5-0.jpg US-backed Syrian force declares victory over Islamic State

A US-backed Syrian force says it has liberated the last area held by the Islamic State group in eastern Syria, declaring victory over the extremists and the end of their self-declared caliphate.

Brookline-03/23/19 The New England Treatment Access opend as the first marijuana shop in greater Boston Saturday morning. Employees(left) wait on customers(right) at the counter. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(metro)

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

Greater Boston’s first recreational marijuana shop opens in Brookline

By about 9 a.m., when sales began at New England Treatment Access in Brookline, nearly 100 people had gathered.

Opinion | Margery Eagan

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/03/21/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/22EAGANweb.jpg I can buy pot, legally, a mile from my house. Still, it feels a bit weird

The marijuana store is just past the police headquarters on the right, the town library on the left, next door to the Little Children Schoolhouse day care.


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If the state wants to make good on the marijuana law’s social-equity promises, it does need to put money behind them.

Man hand with pen writing on notebook.



Column-writing in the Internet age is much better. And much worse.

It is impossible to write these days without being aware of the online mob, ready to pounce.


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There have been enough pilot programs. Mass. needs to pass legislation incorporating best practices from other states and get the scooters on the road.

Editorial Cartoon | CHRISTOPHER WEYANT

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/03/22/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/WeyantTease-5476.jpg The madness of March

Which version of March Madness are you playing?

tech nomad

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Whatever the Republican congressman’s reasoning, the lawsuit recenters a dangerous notion of a state-side regulation of political critique.


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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   |   Spotify   |   RadioPublic


Munch Madness

Munch Madness

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/03/19/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/munch90x90-21475.jpg See which restaurants advanced to Round Two

The top 32 restaurants have advanced to the second round of Munch Madness. Vote to keep your favorites in the running.

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

Students stage global protest to speak out on climate change inaction

Students worldwide skipped classes Friday to protest their governments’ failure to act against global warming as part of the “Fridays for Future” movement.


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