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.

Senator Elizabeth Warren in Glendale, Calif., on Monday.

Warren ready to unveil universal child care plan

The Massachusetts senator and presidential candidate is set to release her proposal on Tuesday and it is expected to cost about $70 billion annually.

// Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein expected to depart in March

A Justice Department official says Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is expected to leave his position in the middle of next month.

// 16 states sue Trump over emergency declaration

A group of at least 16 states, including Maine and Connecticut, sued President Trump after his declaration of a national emergency over border security.

// Another winter storm is heading toward Mass.

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

// Voters in N.H. thank Klobuchar for her composure during Kavanaugh hearings

In her first stop in the first-in-the-nation primary state, US Senator Amy Klobuchar spoke to a crowd of about 250 people in Goffstown.

// In N.H., Kamala Harris says, ‘I intend to compete’ in the state

New Hampshire is a test for candidates. Kamala Harris, the California senator, said she’s up for it.

// Trump warns Venezuelan military they could ‘lose everything’ by supporting Maduro

President Trump said Monday that “a new day is coming in Latin America,” as he sought to rally support among the largest Venezuelan community in the United States for opposition leader Juan Guaido.

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.

Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask (40) and Charlie McAvoy, left, defend against San Jose Sharks' Logan Couture (39) and Timo Meier, right, during the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Bruins 6, Sharks 5 (OT)

Bruins escape Sharks in OT despite Joe Thornton hat trick

The Bruins, who had a 3-0 first-period lead, take a six-game win streak to Las Vegas for a game Wednesday.


/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/02/18/ He’s in Providence, but Ryan Donato insists, ‘I know I’m an NHL player’

Assigned to the AHL in late January, Donato is working to get back to where he feels he belongs.

Patrick Moscaritolo, in a London cab specially painted for a Boston promotion in the UK in 1998.

Courtesy Patrick Moscaritolo/Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau


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.

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

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.

// 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.”


// Beer gardens face a stealth attack on Beacon Hill

South Boston senator Nick Collins has made a strange alliance and risks a City Hall rift to get his way on seasonal licenses for these popular outdoor taps.

Pamela Messenger is general manager of Friends of Post Office Square.

Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff


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.

Fort Myers , FL - 2/18/2019 - (Day 7) Red Sox principal owner John Henry and chairman Tom Werner during their their annual spring media session to discuss the state of the team. Boston Red Sox first full squad workout at Jet Blue Park in Fort Myers, FL. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Peter Abraham, Topic: 18Red Sox, LOID: 8.5.44661335.


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.


// The clock is ticking for pitchers, and there are concerns

Players say they will adjust to the clock in spring games but they don’t sound wild about the idea.

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.

Altaeros, a Somerville startup, tested its blimp, which carries cellular antennas and can be tethered by cables 800 feet above ground, in lieu of traditional cell towers.

Somerville startup will offer cell service via blimp

Altaeros says strong radio signals from its blimps could help slash the cost of wireless service.

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.


A panel of entrepreneurs at HUBWeek 2018. In a new survey, Massachusetts entreprenuers weighed in on the details of the state’s venture capital ecosystem.

Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

For entrepreneurs, it’s often about getting the VC money

Boston remains a very conservative investment community, say many respondents in a recent survey.

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.


// How biopharma is girding for climate change

Hurricanes, power outages, floods, droughts, forest fires — all pose a risk for biopharma companies.