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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.

Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Associated Press

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.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/01/24/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryansplash1met.jpg 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.

The Nation

Elizabeth Warren proposes wealth tax and lays down 2020 marker

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

By Liz Goodwin

Warren’s proposed new “Ultra Millionaire” tax, targeting the richest families in America, sets an aggressive marker for the rest of the Democrats vying for the 2020 presidential nomination.

Elizabeth Warren proposes wealth tax and lays down 2020 marker

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

By Liz Goodwin

“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.

2018 was fourth-warmest year on record, scientific group says

Glaciers are a key concern for climate scientists. Above, East Antarctica, which just had its warmest year on record.

By Chris Mooney

Last year joins a quartet of extra-hot years since 2015 that suggest a leap upward in warmth that the Earth may never return from in our lifetimes.

The World

Alex Salmond, former Scotland government minister, charged in sex assaults

Alex Salmond faces multiple counts in the case.

By Benjamin Mueller

Salmond for years led a campaign for Scottish independence.

Editorial & Opinion

Editorial

Getting to yes on Mass. school funding

The sticking points lie in the details. But none of them should be a dealbreaker.

SCOT LEHIGH

Mulling the mystery of the ice circle

FILE RESENT ---- 01/15/2019 WESTBROOK, ME A rotating circle of ice formed on the Presumpscot River (cq) in Westbrook, Maine. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

By Scot Lehigh

What means that big icy disk, glittering like an enormous owl’s eye there in the river?

Letters

One reader to another: Stay in your lane

A reader has a response to a letter claiming that roads need fixing before we push bike lanes.

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OPINION | JOAN WICKERSHAM

A political memoir that endures as literature

By Joan Wickersham

Metro

House condemned as police bust pot-growing operation; 3 face charges

Braintree police have been investigating an alleged marijuana growing operation in Braintree, Quincy, and Westford.

By Felicia Gans

Braintree police said they found several marijuana plants, packaged marijuana, and equipment used to grow marijuana in locations in Braintree, Quincy, and Westford.

Rejected marijuana store sues Salem to stop it from allowing competing shop to advance

Customers lined up to make purchases of recreational marijuana products, at the Alternative Therapies Group marijuana dispensary in Salem at its opening in December, one of four companies that have reached agreement with the city on marijuana sales licenses.

By Naomi Martin

The lawsuit, which observers say is the first of its kind in Massachusetts, could test the limits of local governments’ freedom to choose winners and losers in the pot business.

NESTOR RAMOS

If N.H. police are going to arrest people for lying online, they might need to extradite Trump

Donald Trump spoke at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H., in June 2016.

By Nestor Ramos

If lying about someone online is a misdemeanor in New Hampshire, how has the state been holding presidential primaries without exhausting its supply of handcuffs?

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Wind gusts reach hurricane force in some areas as rain drenches region

By Emily Sweeney, Martin Finucane and Danny McDonald

Business & Tech

Businesses envision a boom in CBD, the non-intoxicating oil from hemp

Cannabidiol, or CBD, has been growing in popularity. Above, the oil being extracted from hemp.

By Fiona Tapp

With the approval of the 2018 federal farm bill, the American hemp CBD market alone is set to reach $20 billion by 2020.

Chesto Means Business

Baker’s move for more online taxes is another victory for mom-and-pop shops

Under the plan, Amazon would collect sales tax taxes on behalf of third-party vendors.

By Jon Chesto

With the backing of a Supreme Court ruling, the governor is pushing to require online marketplaces to collect sales taxes on behalf of their third-party vendors.

Ironwood, new biotech both get women as board chairs

By Jonathan Saltzman

Appointments are unusual in the state’s male-dominated biotech industry.

Obituaries

Joseph Howze, 20th century’s first African-American bishop, dies at 95

By Daniel E. Slotnik

Bishop Howze reigned over the Diocese of Biloxi, Miss., from 1977 to 2001.

Kaye Ballard, indefatigable comedian and actress, dies at 93

FILE - In this 1966 file photo, actress Kay Ballard poses in her home in New York. Marguerite Gordon, a friend of Ballard says the actress of the TV series “The Mothers-in-Law,” died Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, at her home in Rancho Mirage, Calif. she was 93. A boisterous comedian and singer as well as an actress, Ballard appeared in Broadway musicals and nightclubs from New York to Las Vegas. (AP Photo, File)

By Neil Genzlinger

Even after she became well known, Ms. Ballard was not above taking parts in touring shows and regional theaters, and she rode the nightclub circuit for years.

Photographer Leighton Mark, shot in Beirut in 1984, dies at 67

Mr. Mark was shot covering a gunbattle during the civil war in Lebanon.

Mr. Mark, a photojournalist, retaught himself to take pictures with one hand and served as a longtime photo editor.

Sports

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ HOCKEY NOTES

Hanover trying to take streak-snapping loss as positive

Quincy-01/23/2019-Hanover High School vs Quincy North- Hanover goalie Kevin Chandler has his eyes on the puck on a 1st period shot as North Quincy's Noah Wines moves in on the net. Photo for the Boston Globe by Debee Tlumacki (sports)

By Jake Levin

Shutout loss to North Quincy “dose of reality” for Div. 3 state runners-up.

Kevin Paul Dupont | On Hockey

Stylish Bruin David Pastrnak is one of the NHL’s brightest offensive forces

Boston-01/03/19 Boston Bruins vs Calgary Flames- Bruins David Pastrnak celebrates his 3rd period goal putting the Bruins ahead 4-2. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(sports)

By Kevin Paul Dupont

The Bruins’ lone All-Star will test himself in Friday’s skills portion and Saturday’s game.

GARY WASHBURN | ON BASKETBALL

The Warriors are the season’s first big test, and the Celtics feel up to the challenge

Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson, Draymond Green, Kevin Durant, DeMarcus Cousins and Stephen Curry, from left, celebrate during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, in Los Angeles. The Warriors won 112-94. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

By Gary Washburn

The players realize it will take a special effort to beat Golden State, especially since center DeMarcus Cousins has been added to the lineup.

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PATRIOTS NOTEBOOK

Trent Brown confirms it: The Patriots do have fun

By Jim McBride

Australian Open

Rafael Nadal easily advances to fifth men’s final

By Howard Fendrich

Weekend

movies

Steve Bannon documentary is a tough sell for Errol Morris

Errol Morris, shown in his office in Cambridge, is looking for a distributor for his new film, “American Dharma.”

By Mark Feeney

“American Dharma,” Morris’s documentary about the former Trump adviser, is proving controversial.

Critic’s Notebook

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

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

By Don Aucoin

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.

theater

‘Magic Mike The Musical’ to premiere at the Colonial

Channing Tatum (pictured in “Magic Mike”) is among the producers of a stage prequel to the hit 2012 film about a male stripper in Florida.

By Don Aucoin

Channing Tatum is among the producers of a stage prequel to the hit 2012 film about a male stripper in Florida.