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Stop & Shop wants to roll out the driverless stores this spring.

Stop & Shop

Your city street may soon turn into a grocery aisle

Stop & Shop said it will pack fresh grocery items into remote-controlled vans that will roll through Boston area streets this spring, but is it legal?

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/01/17/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/OBIT_OLIVER_1.jpg Mary Oliver, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, dies at 83

Ms. Oliver’s work celebrated nature and her longtime home of Provincetown.

Trump fires back at Pelosi, denies her aircraft for foreign trip

President Trump sent a pointed letter to Nancy Pelosi in apparent payback after she asked him to reschedule his State of the Union speech.

The sports book at Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I., opened in November.

Baker’s sports betting proposal goes outside traditional gambling industry

Governor Baker’s plan would allow companies to operate online sports betting without a financial relationship to an existing casino, opening the doors to many potential sports books.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/01/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Undated_StudentLife_OPRA_058copy-001.jpg Experimental colleges once were the future. Now, what is their future?

Is this style of education a luxury that consumers can no longer afford?

The World

British Parliament’s bid to break its Brexit deadlock is delayed. Again.

Pro-Brexit activists held placards at a political rally titled 'Lets Go WTO,' hosted by Leave Means Leave in London on Thursday.

By Stephen Castle

Time is not on Britain’s side as the clock ticks down to its scheduled March 29 exit from the European Union, and its politicians remain paralyzed over how the country should leave.

Metro

Kevin Cullen

In Massachusetts, Eduardo Samaniego was a celebrated immigration rights activist; in Georgia, he’s an inmate

Bar Kolodny, a friend of Eduardo Samaniego, took a petition seeking his release to the ICE offices in downtown Boston on Wednesday.

By Kevin Cullen

If you want to understand how completely arbitrary and capricious our broken immigration system is, consider Samaniego’s case.

By the numbers: The shutdown in New England

Coast Guard spouse Rachel Malcom (left) gathered for herself and her daughter at Roger Williams University this week. The college offered a free dinner for active-duty Coast Guard members and their families who are working without pay during the federal shutdown.

By Globe Staff

In New England, the shutdown is being felt in a variety of ways. Here’s a breakdown by state, and a look at some cascading problems that could arise.

Sports

HS BOYS’ HOCKEY NOTES

Who knew the City of Quincy was the hub of boys’ hockey?

Quincy, MA - 1/16/2019 - North Quincy High School hockey players celebrate #17 Noah Wines goal. North Quincy vs Duxbury at the Quincy Yourth Center. (John Cetrino for The Boston Globe) Sports Don McLoone

By Dan McLoone

North Quincy and Quincy High are a combined 18-5, with nine wins apiece, thus far this season. “You want both schools thriving,” said North Quincy coach Matt Gibbons.

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

Kyrie Irving admitting he was wrong is a good first step

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS - JANUARY 09: Kyrie Irving #11 of the Boston Celtics celebrates during the first quarter against the Indiana Pacers at TD Garden on January 09, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

By Christopher L. Gasper

He swallowed his pride and his words to find a better way to lead the Celtics.