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People lined up on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington at chef Jose Andres’s World Central Kitchen for free meals for federal workers affected by the government shutdown.

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Boston chefs on board with Jose Andres’ nation-wide effort to feed furloughed workers

Local participants in the #ChefsForFeds Nation effort include Blue Dragon and Mei Mei.

“Hamlet 360: Thy Father’s Spirit,’’ directed by Boston’s Steven Maler, was filmed in an old vaudeville house.

Critic’s Notebook

All the virtual world’s a stage in ‘Hamlet 360’

A riveting new virtual reality video, adapted and directed by Boston’s Steven Maler, plunges the viewer into the world of Shakespeare’s tortured prince.

// When the weather is this wet, splash happens. But who’s at fault?

Come puddle season — upon us now, thank you melting ice and snow — Boston drivers have yet another way to be jerks.

Two Senate bills that would have reopened government fail

The Senate has rejected two bills that would have reopened the federal government as the shutdown drags on.

Governor Charlie Baker’s fiscal 2020 budget included an overhaul of state funding for school districts.

Education bill would expand state’s power to intervene in struggling schools

Baker administration officials say the expanded powers give the education commissioner another tool to close the achievement gap.

Senator Elizabeth Warren’s proposal would affect Americans with more than $50 million in assets, according to an economist advising her on the plan.

Elizabeth Warren proposes wealth tax and lays down 2020 marker

“After making a killing from the economy they’ve rigged, they don’t pay taxes on that accumulated wealth,” she wrote, referring to high-earning professionals.