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ICE arrest at Suffolk court rankles new DA

Rachael Rollins, the new Suffolk district attorney, is blasting ICE for arresting an undocumented immigrant in a Boston courthouse, saying such practices scare off victims and witnesses.

Senator Kamala Harris announced a run for president Monday.

Manuel Balce Ceneta/Associated Press

For Democrats, women in 2020 may offer opportunity and hard choices

Four or more top-tier women candidates are gearing up for the Democratic nomination, providing the party with a chance to make history — and difficult decisions.

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Home care worker Stephanie Crosman has faced allegations from clients that she robbed them, but she keeps getting work that gives her access to the homes and valuables of elderly people.

The Nation

For Democrats, women in 2020 may offer opportunity and hard choices

Senator Kamala Harris announced a run for president Monday.

By Liz Goodwin

Four or more top-tier women candidates are gearing up for the Democratic nomination, providing the party with a chance to make history — and difficult decisions.

A rising threat to pregnant women: syphilis

By Nicholas Bakalar

Between 2012 and 2016, the rate of primary and secondary syphilis among women increased 111 percent.

Three groups and many videos, and different interpretations of DC encounter

In this Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 image made from video provided by the Survival Media Agency, a teenager wearing a

By Jeffrey Collins

A group of black men, high school students, and Native Americans encountered each other Friday. Videos have gone viral, and the response hasn’t stopped.

The World

Why Vietnam appeals as possible host for Trump-Kim summit

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un and President Trump held their first summit in June 2018 in Singapore.

By Mike Ives

Holding the meeting in Vietnam would cast a spotlight on a country that has become an economic powerhouse in Southeast Asia.

11 sailors killed in explosion and fire near strait separating Crimea and Russia

A ship burned after a fire engulfed two tankers in the Black Sea off Crimea on Monday. Fourteen people were killed and five were missing.

By Neil MacFarquhar

Two tankers performing a fuel transfer near the contested Kerch Strait caught fire, leading to the deaths. The strait is a sticking point in relations between Russia and Ukraine.

Israel confirms attacks on Iranian targets in Syria

A picture taken early on Monday shows Syrian air defense batteries responding to what the Syrian state media said were Israeli missiles targeting Damascus. Israel struck what it said were Iranian targets in Syria.

By Isabel Kershner

The Israeli military said Monday that it had attacked Iranian military targets in Syria, capping an exchange of blows in a rare, direct confrontation between the two antagonists that risks escalating the fight over Iran’s military entrenchment in Syria.

Editorial & Opinion

EDITORIAL

Reassigned St. John’s rector is a familiar story — and a problem for O’Malley

It looks like it might be the same old game of musical chairs for problem priests — and that’s a problem for Cardinal Sean O’Malley.

Opinion | Pardis Sabeti and Nathan Yozwiak

Are we ready for a flu pandemic?

Influenza victims crowd into an emergency hospital near Fort Riley, Kansas in this 1918 file photo. The 1918 Spanish flu pandemic killed at least 20 million people worldwide and officials say that if the next pandemic resemblers the birdlike 1918 Spanish flu, to 1.9 million Americans could die. (AP Photo/National Museum of Health)

By Pardis Sabeti and Nathan Yozwiak

As 2018 has come to a close, the memory of the remarkable crisis of the 1918-19 influenza pandemic looms large over public health practitioners.

Opinion | John E. Fernández

Think big, Mr. President, for a rebuilt US — and let others think with you

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 23: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at the White House State Leadership Day Conference for Alaska, California, and Hawaii local officials October 23, 2018 in Washington, DC. Trump spoke on infrastructure plans and reducing regulatory processes during his remarks.(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

By John E. Fernández

We can build better. Why? Because the United States is still the leader in new technologies of all kinds.

Metro

NAMES

‘Green Book’ wins Producers Guild of America award, amid controversies

“Green Book” producer Peter Farrelly (second from left) accepted the award Saturday at the Producers Guild Awards event.

By Kyle Buchanan

The victory over heavy hitters like “Roma” and “A Star Is Born” surprised many in the audience — not least of all Peter Farrelly.

Hired to help the sick, she leaves a trail of accusations in her wake

Wrentham, MA - 9/26/2017 - Stephanie Crosman appears in Wrentham District Court. Photo by Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Topic: homeaides Reporter: Linda Matchan

By Linda Matchan

Home care worker Stephanie Crosman has faced allegations from clients that she robbed them, but she keeps getting work that gives her access to the homes and valuables of elderly people.

Boston’s Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial efforts get $750,000 funding boost

King Boston has named five finalists in the competition to design the Boston Common memorial.

By Andy Rosen

The Boston Foundation and Boston University both announced major gifts on Monday.

Business & Tech

Study finds rising seas are eroding value of homes along coast

A home in Quincy’s Houghs Neck section, in March 2018.

By Tim Logan

Rising seas have already cost Massachusetts homeowners more than a quarter-billion dollars in lost property value, according to a study.

There’s really no place like Boston’s ‘Uptown’

Major construction projects have remade the area around TD Garden and North Station, which Boston Properties wants to be known as Uptown. Above is the view looking out from the new entrance to the MBTA station.

By Tim Logan

The latest attempt to rename a section of the city faces an uphill battle.

For Jason Nash, life is one long YouTube video

Fan Lucy Mitchell, 15, greeted Jason Nash as he was vlogging his day in Wellesley recently.

By Abigail Freeman

With 17 million YouTube views in a month, Boston native Jason Nash and his “Vlog Squad” cohorts have become video stars.

Sports

Celtics 107, Heat 99

Kyrie Irving had an exquisite performance, and the Celtics won their fourth straight

Boston MA 1/21/19 Boston Celtics Kyrie Irving shooting a three point basket over Miami Heat Justice Winslow during second quarter NBA action at TD Garden. (photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: 21fans reporter:

By Adam Himmelsbach

Irving had 26 points, 10 assists, and a career-high 8 steals as Boston started a five-game homestand.

GARY WASHBURN | ON BASKETBALL

His role reduced, Kelly Olynyk misses good old days in Boston

Miami Heat forward Kelly Olynyk celebrates after shooting a 3-pointer in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Memphis Grizzlies Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, in Miami. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

By Gary Washburn

In the Heat’s trip in Boston the former Celtic stayed on the bench, an all-to-common occurrence this season.

Celtics notebook

‘It starts with just their resolve’: Brad Stevens wowed by Tom Brady and the Patriots

Boston, MA - 1/09/2019 - (3rd quarter) Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens applauds his team's play during the third quarter. The Boston Celtics host the Indiana Pacers at TD Garden. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Adam Himmelsbach, Topic: 10Celtics-Pacers, LOID: 8.5.52874141.

By Adam Himmelsbach

The coach pulled several teaching moments from the Red Sox’ World Series run, and he said he’ll do the same with the Patriots.