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Trump signs bill to end longest shutdown in US history

President Trump on Friday night signed a bill that would reopen affected agencies, but the three-week deal provided no funding for a border wall, and talks over security will continue.

A protester held a placard during a demonstration Friday at Philadelphia International Airport.

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Federal workers are relieved — and wary

For those with little or no income, the prospect of returning to work and receiving back pay felt like a burden lifted.

Jessicah Pierre (standing), founder of Queens Co., worked out details of the sold-out Queens Dinner scheduled for Saturday night at District Hall in the Seaport.

Black women get a seat at the table with growing Queens Dinner

Held every few months, The Queens Dinner is meant to be a place to cast off the armor one needs to survive in a world that so often dismisses and stereotypes black women.

Roger Stone’s indictment is strongest sign of ties between WikiLeaks, Trump

The longtime confidant of President Trump was arraigned Friday on seven counts, including obstruction, making false statements, and witness tampering.

National Guardsman Jacob Tucker and disaster-response team member Walt Maize checked the well-being of resident Stewart Abramson.

Newport, R.I., suffers through days-long natural gas outage

In an eerie reprise of the Lawrence disaster, another community has been held hostage to a prolonged breakdown in the natural gas system.

$60 million settlement proposed in sex abuse lawsuit against New England Jesuits, others

Boston attorney Mitchell Garabedian sued in federal court in Connecticut on behalf of 133 Haitian boys who said they were molested at a school there.

The Nation

Indicting Roger Stone, Mueller shows link between Trump campaign and WikiLeaks

By Mark Mazzetti, Eileen Sullivan,

Special Counsel Robert Mueller revealed on Friday the most direct link yet between parallel efforts by the Trump campaign and WikiLeaks to damage Hillary Clinton during the 2016 election using Democratic Party material stolen by Russians.

For the president consumed with winning, a stinging defeat

President Trump walked toward the Rose Garden podium before making Friday’s statement.

By Peter Baker

President Trump famously declared that in his administration the nation would become tired of all the winning. So Friday he tried a little losing.

Interim deal is reached to reopen government

By Erica Werner, Mike DeBonis,

Interim deal is reached to reopen government

The World

Greece approves Macedonia name change, ending 28-year row

An Orthodox monk protested Greece’s agreement with Macedonia as riot police guarded Parliament in Athens on Friday.

By Chico Harlan

The agreement calls for Macedonia to change its name to North Macedonia; in exchange, Greece will drop opposition that has kept its neighbor from integrating more formally with Europe.

Queen Elizabeth urges Brexit-torn officials to seek common ground

Queen Elizabeth II

By Danica Kirka and Gregory Katz

Elizabeth is barred from commenting directly on politics, but the remarks were interpreted as a veiled criticism of the toxic debate.

A global wave of protests is underway as anger mounts among those who will have to live with climate change

Pupils carried a banner reading “There’s no planet B” during the “Fridays for Future” protest Friday in Berlin.

By Rick Noack

A global wave of protests is underway as anger mounts among those who will have to live with climate change

Editorial & Opinion

SCOT LEHIGH

Trump beats a humiliating retreat

President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, Jan 25, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

By Scot Lehigh

After an ill-considered government shutdown, the president caved in.

Letters

MLK — in memory, in Boston, and in essence

April 23 1965 / fromthearchive / Globe Staff photo by Paul J. Connell / Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. listens to Mrs. Betty Jennings of Howard Ave. Roxbury talk about the problems of living in a run-down apartment building, with broken windows and vermin infestation. After Mrs. Jennings told Dr. King how her baby had become ill twice when the heat was turned off, he declared,

Globe commentary and coverage on Martin Luther King Day started a wide-ranging conversation among readers.

Metro

$60 million settlement proposed in sex abuse lawsuit against New England Jesuits, others

Douglas Perlitz, seen in a 2004 photo, was sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison after pleading guilty in 2010 to sexually abusing at least eight children.

By Laura Crimaldi

Boston attorney Mitchell Garabedian sued in federal court in Connecticut on behalf of 133 Haitian boys who said they were molested at a school there.

50 years after Inner Belt protest, activists gather again

Community activist Lew Finfer addressed a crowd of more than 100 who gathered on Friday at the State House to commemorate the protest 50 years ago that halted the Inner Belt highway project.

By Max Reyes

Protests surrounding the highway — which would have sliced Greater Boston in two — were the main reason it was not built.

Black women get a seat at the table with growing Queens Dinner

Jessicah Pierre (standing), founder of Queens Co., worked out details of the sold-out Queens Dinner scheduled for Saturday night at District Hall in the Seaport.

By Jeneé Osterheldt

Held every few months, The Queens Dinner is meant to be a place to cast off the armor one needs to survive in a world that so often dismisses and stereotypes black women.

Business & Tech

chesto means business

Business group pushes for broadened tax break on Beacon Hill

Cambridge 06/0514- Fog shrouds the Boston skyline as the State House dome stands out amidst the buildings on Beacon Hill as seen from Cambridge. Boston Globe staff photo by John Tlumacki (metro)

By Jon Chesto

Over two decades ago, the state’s largest employer group successfully pushed Massachusetts lawmakers to adopt a tax break for manufacturers. Now, they’re back for more.

TALKING POINTS AM/LARRY EDELMAN

It’s anchors aweigh for the next made-in-Maine Zumwalt-class destroyer

The USS Zumwalt (foreground) and the soon-to-be-commissioned Michael Monsoor.

By Larry Edelman

The second of the three-ship class will be turned over to the US Navy on Saturday in San Diego.

ON THE JOB

She’ll wait at the RMV so you don’t have to

By Cindy Atoji Keene

Susan Ho reentered the workforce to start her one-woman concierge company, with a little inspiration from Mr. Rogers.

Obituaries

Mary Boyd Higgins, Wilhelm Reich’s devoted trustee, dies at 93

By Katharine Q. Seelye

“Growing up, I was very aware and was always haunted about what happens to unusual, creative people, how generally they are destroyed,” she said in a 2009 interview with Philip Bennett.

Norman Goodman dies at 95; summoned Manhattanites to jury duty, like it or not

Mr. Goodman was clerk of New York County from 1969 until his retirement on Dec. 31, 2014, the day after his 91st birthday.

By Margalit Fox

For generations, his name struck fear in Manhattanites’ hearts.

Zimbabwe and world music star Oliver Mtukudzi dies at 66

Mr. Mtukudzi wrote songs in a style that were a mix of Zimbabwean and South African rhythms that became known at ‘‘Tuku music.’’ He was widely known as Tuku.

By Farai Mutsaka and Andrew Meldrum

Mr. Mtukudzi died after decades of rollicking, captivating performances won him devoted fans worldwide.

Sports

Celtics and Warriors in top form for their first meeting

Boston, MA: 11-16-17: The Celtics Jaylen Brown (right) has a hold of the jersey of Stephen Curry, (left) and he beat him to the ball after a first quarter steal, and went coast to coast for a slam dunk. The Boston Celtics hosted the Golden State Warriors in a regular season NBA basketball game at the TD Garden. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

By Adam Himmelsbach

After some early struggles, two teams that were popular picks to meet in the NBA Finals are surging.

Jason McCourty thrilled to finally be on playoff ride

Foxborough, MA - 1/25/2019 - New England Patriots cornerback Jason McCourty (30) at today's media availability at New England Patriots practice at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Jim McBride, Topic: 26Patriots, LOID: 8.5.213616483.

By Nicole Yang

Jason McCourty was on an 0-16 team last year, serving as a reminder to teammates not to take the Patriots’ success for granted

Red Sox postpone their trip to White House until May 9

Los Angeles, CA: 10-28-18: Manager Alex Cora (left) hoists the trophy as (left to right) David Price, Rick Porcello, Chris Sale and Eduardo Nunez look on while the Red Sox celebrate their World Series victory. The Boston Red Sox visited the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game Five of the World Series at Dodger Stadium. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

By Peter Abraham

The government shutdown prompted the team to reschedule the visit, originally set for Feb. 15.

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NHL notebook

Quebec City has interest in an NHL franchise

By Kevin Paul Dupont

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL | BRAINTREE 53, NEWTON NORTH 44

Braintree surges late to get Kristen McDonnell her 200th win

By Nate Rollins

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | ATTLEBORO 51, FRANKLIN 46 (OT)

Attleboro boys bounce back in extra session

By Jake Levin

US FIGURE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Fantastic finish makes Alysa Liu, 13, youngest US skating champion

By Noah Trister

KEVIN PAUL DUPONT | ON HOCKEY

Data technology will change the way we watch the NHL

By Kevin Paul Dupont

Australian Open

Novak Djokovic-Rafael Nadal final tough to top

By Howard Fendrich

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL | MASCONOMET 49, LYNNFIELD 15

Backcourt duo drives Masconomet girls to tourney berth

By Greg Levinsky

HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING NOTES

Plenty think Dual Meets shouldn’t play second fiddle

By Brandon Chase

New Balance Indoor Grand Prix

A Q&A with rising American track star Sydney McLaughlin

By John Vitti

Good Life

Born to Run Foundation helps people get back in the game

Noelle Lambert started the Born to Run Foundation a little over a year ago and Isaak Depelteau received an athletic prosthetic from the nonprofit.

By Lauren Daley

After Noelle Lambert lost her leg in a moped accident in 2016, the UMass Lowell lacrosse player was determined to get back on the field — and help others run again.

My Instagram

My Instagram: Abigail Matses

26MyInstagram -- Abigail Matses, 26, shows off her retro style. (Robin Matses)

By Jenni Todd

The 26-year-old influencer spoke to the Globe about her fashion journey, style icons, and what’s it’s like being chronically overdressed.

tech nomad

Can an app help you overcome clutter?

By Michael Andor Brodeur

Marie Kondo may not be available, but the app world is littered with potentially helpful virtual assistance — and assistants — for getting your place in the real world together.