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Facing regular monthly expenses and now her dog’s operation, Rita Silva-Martins fears she won’t be paid.

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For some, government shutdown means working without promise of paycheck

TSA officer Rita Silva-Martins, 34, must work without pay at Logan Airport during the partial government shutdown.

“SMILF” showrunner and star Frankie Shaw, seen during Season 2, said she’ll make changes.

After claims of problems on ‘SMILF’ set, Frankie Shaw says she’ll ‘do better’

A Hollywood Reporter story last month said the show, set in South Boston, was “a production plagued by allegations of abusive behavior and violations of industry rules.”

Mass. Pike in Allston, Soldiers Field Road are set for a major overhaul

The $1.1 billion project promises to radically reshape the western face of the city and will certainly disrupt travel for years.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/01/10/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/f253e894bd184c4bad1850b25994ed93-f253e894bd184c4bad1850b25994ed93-0.jpg At the border, Trump moves closer to emergency declaration

President Trump edged closer Thursday to declaring a national emergency in an extraordinary end run around Congress to fund his long-promised border wall.

Dr. Steve Paul became an adviser to Karuna after viewing the company’s work; now he is its chief executive.

A Boston biotech takes on a challenge most companies have avoided: making a better schizophrenia drug

Karuna Pharmaceuticals is working on what would be the first dramatically new treatment for the disease in decades.

The Nation

Cohen agrees to testify to Congress about work for Trump

Michael Cohen has pleaded guilty and is cooperating with the special counsel and federal prosecutors.

By Maggie Haberman and Nicholas Fandos

The president’s former personal lawyer agreed to testify before the House Oversight Committee next month and give “a full and credible account” of his work for Trump.

Bernie Sanders apologizes again to female staffers on his 2016 presidential campaign

‘‘When we talk about ending sexism, and ending all forms of discrimination, those beliefs cannot just be words,’’ Senator Bernie Sanders said.

By David Weigel and Felicia Sonmez

The senator told reporters that he thanked the women ‘‘from the bottom of my heart for speaking out’’ and formally apologized to them.

Republicans slam Rep. King for what they call racist remarks

By LAURIE KELLMAN

House Republicans on Thursday criticized a fellow GOP lawmaker for making what they said were “racist” comments.

The World

Congo’s surprise election result could face court challenge

Felix Tshisekedi waves to the crowd during a campaign rally in Kinshasa, Dec. 21, 2018. As of Thursday Jan. 10, 2019 he has been declared the winner of the presidential elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

By MATHILDE BOUSSION

Congo’s presidential elections results were released Thursday yielding a surprising victory for opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi, despite what was expected to be a straightforward win for a rival opposition candidate Martin Fayulu, leading some to suspect collusion.

Editorial & Opinion

Opinion | Margery Eagan

‘Extremists’ like Warren and Ocasio-Cortez are actually closer to what most Americans want

TOPSHOT - US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Democrat of New York, leaves a photo opportunity with the female Democratic members of the 116th US House of Representatives outside the US Capitol in Washington, DC, January 4, 2019. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP)SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

By Margery Eagan

Elizabeth Warren and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are actually closer to the mainstream of what Americans want from their government.

Letters

Moving homeless people along, coldly

A reader goes back to the 19th century for comment on a recent attempt to deter homeless people by installing spikes under a Route 2 bridge.

Letters

Roadblocks ahead for bike lanes?

CAMBRIDGE, MA - 12/12/2018:Bicycle advocates in Cambridge and Boston are asking state transportation officials to reconsider plans to remove newly-installed plastic bollards separting the bike lane from the busy car lanes across the Longfellow Bridge this winter.(David L Ryan/Globe Staff ) SECTION: METRO TOPIC 13longfellow

Jeff Jacoby’s suggestion that bike-lane fever is breaking stirred much response from readers.

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SCOT LEHIGH

A bad first bid on new education funding

By Scot Lehigh

Metro

Mass. Pike in Allston, Soldiers Field Road are set for a major overhaul

A conceptual rendering of Soldiers Field Road in a new viaduct above the Massachusetts Turnpike along the Charles River in Allston, presented publicly in November.

By Adam Vaccaro

The $1.1 billion project promises to radically reshape the western face of the city and will certainly disrupt travel for years.

Names

Peter Farrelly apologizes for exposing genitals to Cameron Diaz, others

“I did this decades ago and . . . the truth is I’m embarrassed and it makes me cringe now,” he said,” Peter Farrelly said.

By Kevin Slane

Peter Farrelly apologized for his past behavior, which was unearthed by The Cut. “I’m embarrassed and it makes me cringe now,” he said.

Rare penny found in Pittsfield in 1940s sells for $204,000 at auction

Don Lutes Jr. found this rare penny in 1947.

By Emily Sweeney

Don Lutes Jr., who died in September, found the bronze penny in his lunch money when he was in high school.

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Kevin Cullen

Mary McAleese knows her place

By Kevin Cullen

Business & Tech

Chesto means business

Wind turbine company picks Boston for US HQ

By Jon Chesto

Boston’s reputation will get a significant boost on Friday when MHI Vestas Offshore Wind announces plans to put its US headquarters here.

A Boston biotech takes on a challenge most companies have avoided: making a better schizophrenia drug

Dr. Steve Paul became an adviser to Karuna after viewing the company’s work; now he is its chief executive.

By Jonathan Saltzman

Karuna Pharmaceuticals is working on what would be the first dramatically new treatment for the disease in decades.

How to protect the photos trapped on your phone (and untrap them)

You don’t have to leave photos on your phone, where they could be lost. Protect them by saving them to the cloud and printing them.

By Jessica Teich

Here are the best ways to protect, manage, and organize your digital photos.

Obituaries

Ex-Nazi camp guard deported by US dies at 95 in Germany

FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 20, 2018 file frame photo Jakiw Palij, a former Nazi concentration camp guard, is carried on a stretcher from his home in the Queens borough of New York. German media report that Jakiw Palij, a former Nazi concentration camp guard who spent decades leading an unassuming life in New York City until his past was revealed, has died. The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung and Westfaelische Nachrichten newspapers quoted German officials on Thursday confirming that Palij, who was deported to Germany in August, died in a care home in the town of Ahlen. He was 95. (ABC via AP, file)

By David Rising

Jakiw Palij, a former Nazi concentration camp guard who lived an unassuming life in New York City for decades until his past was revealed and he was deported to Germany last year, has died.

John Salter Jr., activist from lunch counter protest photo, dies at 84

FILE - In this May 28, 1963 file photo, a group of whites pour sugar, ketchup and mustard over the heads of Tougaloo College student demonstrators at a sit-in demonstration at a Woolworth's lunch counter in Jackson, Miss. Seated at the counter, from left, are Tougaloo College professor John Salter,and students Joan Trumpauer and Anne Moody. John Salter, who also used the name John Hunter Gray, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2019 at his home in Pocatello, Idaho. Relatives say he was 84 when he died Monday after an illness. (Fred Blackwell/The Clarion-Ledger via AP, File)

By Emily Wagster Pettus

A community organizer shown in an iconic photograph while challenging racial segregation at a Mississippi lunch counter in the 1960s has died at his home in Pocatello, Idaho.

Sports

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ HOCKEY NOTES

After last season’s hiccup, Will Ortiz has Framingham fully engaged and believing, ‘We can play with the best.’

Randolph, MA - 1/5/2019 - Framingham #26 Thomas Duane and #19 Brian Tossi celebrate after Thomas Duane scored a goal. Braintree High School

By Jake Levin

With a perfect mix of veterans and fresh faces, the Flyers are 6-2-1. “Everyone’s buying in and having a good time,’’ said senior captain Mike Tersoni.

FRANK DELL’APA | SOCCER NOTEBOOK

There were unusual aspects to Christian Pulisic’s Chelsea transfer

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 15: Christian Pulisic of USA in action during the International Friendly match between England and United States at Wembley Stadium on November 15, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

By Frank Dell’Apa

The price of $73 million seemed strikingly high, as Pulisic wasn’t in demand and there was no bidding war for him.

CELTICS NOTEBOOK

Celtics coach Brad Stevens happy to have R.J. Hunter back

Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens calls to his players during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

By Adam Himmelsbach

Stevens called parting ways with Hunter “one of the toughest things I’ve been a part of over the last six years.”

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Shadowing assignment disappearing from the game

By Kevin Paul Dupont

BRUINS NOTEBOOK

If chosen an All-Star, Patrice Bergeron will play

By Matt Porter

PATRIOTS NOTEBOOK

Rob Gronkowski hitting the reset button for playoffs

By Nicole Yang

AFC DIVISIONAL PLAYOFF PREVIEW

Chiefs, Colts boast plenty of firepower on offense

By Dave Skretta

NFC DIVISIONAL PLAYOFF PREVIEW

Dak Prescott and Cowboys are ready to silence their critics

By Schuyler Dixon

Weekend

After claims of problems on ‘SMILF’ set, Frankie Shaw says she’ll ‘do better’

“SMILF” showrunner and star Frankie Shaw, seen during Season 2, said she’ll make changes.

By Meredith Goldstein

A Hollywood Reporter story last month said the show, set in South Boston, was “a production plagued by allegations of abusive behavior and violations of industry rules.”

Twenty One Pilots, Tame Impala, Travis Scott to headline Boston Calling

Hip-hop star Travis Scott is headlining one of the three days of Boston Calling.

By Isaac Feldberg

Janelle Monáe, Brandi Carlile, Hozier, Christine and the Queens, Odesza, and Boston Ballet (no kidding) will also perform at the festival’s 10th edition May 24-26.

Television Review

With Mahershala Ali on the case, ‘True Detective’ returns to form

From left: Mahershala Ali, Stephen Dorff, and Scoot McNairy in the third season of “True Detective.”

By Matthew Gilbert

The new season of the HBO anthology series is more enjoyable as a crime drama featuring a strong lead performance than it is as some kind of laden meditation on death.