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Trump calls for end of resistance politics in State of Union

Facing a divided Congress for the first time, President Trump on Tuesday called on Washington to reject "the politics of revenge, resistance and retribution."

Patriots fans along Tremont Street for the Patriots parade.

An estimated 1.5 million jubilant fans show Patriots pride at parade

Players and their families rode duck boats, waved to revelers, and basked in the glow of the franchise’s sixth title.

// Long delays in State Police crash probes are strikingly routine

Extended delays in crash investigations over the past five years are strikingly routine, a Globe review of State Police records has found.

Among his many roles in the newsroom, Mr. Driscoll (at left in 1971) served as assistant to legendary Globe editor Thomas Winship.

John S. Driscoll, longtime editor who led the Globe for 7 years, dies at 84

Mr. Driscoll took over the newsroom at a time of turmoil and guided it with a sure, steady hand.

The Nation


Trump delivers State of the Union under twin clouds of shutdown, oversight

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 05: Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Vice President Mike Pence applaud President Donald Trump at the State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol Building on February 5, 2019 in Washington, DC. President Trump's second State of the Union address was postponed one week due to the partial government shutdown. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

By Liz Goodwin

On Tuesday night, Trump asked for Democrats and Republicans to “break decades of political stalemate” and work together.

Elizabeth Warren faces new questions about heritage amid apology effort

Senator Elizabeth Warren spoke to reporters last month.

By Jess Bidgood

The lingering questions about her claims are an unwelcome distraction for Warren campaign days before she is expected to make her candidacy for president official.

Trump says ‘ridiculous partisan’ probes can derail progress

By Peter Baker

Facing a divided Congress for the first time, President Donald Trump warned emboldened Democrats in his State of the Union speech Tuesday that “ridiculous partisan investigations” could derail economic progress.

The World

Egypt debates motion to extend presidential term limits

Under current law, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi’s term would expire in 2022.

By Samy Magdy

Despite Egypt’s recent history with authoritarianism, on Tuesday parliament advanced a proposal to extend term limits in the constitution, which could enable current President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to remain in office until 2034.

Pope acknowledges priests, bishops have sexually abused nuns

Pope Francis waved to Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan as he prepared to board his plane on Tuesday.

By Nicole Winfield

Pope Francis has for the first time publicly acknowledged the scandal of priests and bishops sexually abusing nuns and says he is committed to doing more to fight the problem.

Bringing #MeToo to a Nobel-winning former president of Costa Rica

FILE-- President George W. Bush meets with Costa Rican President Óscar Arias Sánchez in the Oval Office at the White House, in Washington, Dec. 6, 2006. Alexandra Arce von Herold, a psychiatrist and antinuclear activist, has accused Arias of sexually assaulting her in late 2014, bringing the #MeToo movement to one of Latin America’s most revered statesmen. Arias’s lawyer told the local media that he, on advice of his counsel, would not comment, as of Feb. 5, 2019. (Stephen Crowley/The New York Times)

By Frances Robles

A psychiatrist and anti-nuclear activist has accused Óscar Arias Sánchez, the Nobel laureate and former Costa Rica president, of sexually assaulting her four years ago.

Editorial & Opinion


The government shutdown was expected to hurt the economy. It didn’t.

(FILES) In this file photo taken on January 25, 2019 US President Donald Trump speaks about the government shutdown from the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC. - President Donald Trump on January 30, 2019 attacked the US intelligence services as

By Jeff Jacoby

Far from suffering a grievous blow because of the 35-day standoff, the US economy surged.


No litmus test for single-payer health care

(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 13, 2017 a member of the audience holds up a placard as US Senator Bernie Sanders, Independent from Vermont, discusses Medicare for All legislation on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. - Having a health insurance card in America is no guarantee of medical care without the risk of financial ruin. One must take care to choose a doctor or hospital that is part of a pre-approved network. Estimate how much would be paid out of pocket after hospital bills that can reach tens of thousands of dollars. And, for Americans covered by their employers, be careful about any change in jobs and try to avoid risky gaps in health insurance coverage.Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, who came up with the idea, California Senator Kamala Harris and New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand are among those calling for

By Scot Lehigh

The Democratic debate needs more political and policy realism — and not more lefty litmus tests.


That Tom Brady — gotta hand it to him

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS - FEBRUARY 05: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots reacts during the Super Bowl Victory Parade on February 05, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Billie Weiss/Getty Images)

There’s one way to measure how long the Patriots quarterback will stay in the game.


New Hampshire’s opioid crisis looms over marijuana legalization debate

A bipartisan bill in New Hampshire’s Legislature would legalize, tax, and regulate pot sales.

By Naomi Martin

Over four hours, dozens implored New Hampshire lawmakers to either join, or stand apart from, the state’s neighbors on all sides that have legalized pot.

Marijuana smoking may be linked with having higher sperm concentrations

A cutting of marijuana to make a clone is prepared at a facility in Fotmer SA, an enterprise that produces cannabis for medical use, in Montevideo, Uruguay, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. The first crop of prized flowers will be harvested for their cannabis oil in March. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico)

By Felicia Gans

Turns out marijuana could actually have significant benefits for the reproductive health of men.

State lawmakers propose to regulate student loans — all but inviting a lawsuit

BOSTON, MA - 8/10/2018: Massachusetts State House (David L Ryan/Globe Staff ) SECTION: METRO TOPIC stand alone photo

By Matt Stout

Proponents frame it as a consumer protection move to fill the void created when the Trump administration rolled back Obama-era policies.

Business & Tech

At this gas station, you can fill up with a pint of quinoa

Alltown Fresh’s parent company is one of several trying to introduce a new type of retail experience to a grocery sector already undergoing massive changes.

By Max Reyes

In Plymouth, Alltown Fresh serves up a novel concept: roadside convenience and healthy foods.

$50m gift to Mass. General will support several projects

Boston, MA - 1/7/19 Massachusetts General Hospital, Fruit Street Photo by Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Topic: MGH

Massachusetts General Hospital has received one of its largest gifts ever — $50 million from philanthropists James S. and Carol J. Herscot.


Drydock Ave. project is a test case for broader changes at city’s marine industrial park

Boston’s marine industrial park and its future is being studied by the city. Atbove, the dry dock at Boston Ship Repair at 32 Drydock Ave.

By Jon Chesto

Those stodgy old military buildings in Boston’s marine industrial park could soon get a flashy new neighbor.


bruins 3, islanders 1

Patrice Bergeron’s special night played out perfectly

Boston MA 2/5/19 Boston Bruins Patrice Bergeron reacting after scoring a goal against the New York Islanders during second period action at TD Garden. (photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: Bruins reporter:

By Matt Porter

Bergeron scored twice in his 1,000th game as a Bruin.

bruins notebook

Brad Marchand blossomed after learning to Be Like Bergy

Boston. 01/17/19- Boston Bruins vs St. Louis Blues- Bruins Brad Marchand(rt) is congratulated by Patrice Bergeron after Marchand's 3rd period goal to put the Bruins ahead 4-2. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(sports)

By Matt Porter

Following Patrice Bergeron’s lead has proven rewarding for the Bruins’ fiery left wing.


Another champion team shares a warm embrace with its fans

PATRIOTS PARADE SLIDER Boston 02/05/19 Thousands of fans lined Boylston Street for the sixth New England Patriots Championship duckboat parade. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(metro)

By Chad Finn

The Patriots’ triumphant parade down Boylston Street showed that none of this has lost any steam over 17 years.

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Wednesday Food

Dining Out

At Whaling in Oklahoma, chef Tim Maslow finds new focus

01/31/2019 BOSTON, MA Brussels sprouts at Whaling in Oklahoma. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

By Devra First

The former Ribelle chef returns with his own take on Japanese food.

Frank’s Steak House has been a success for decades. What’s the secret?

George Ravanis (left), owner of Frank’s Steak House, and dining room manager Rocco Ciarlone.

By Kara Baskin

As so many hallowed restaurants close around here, I felt as though I should pay my respects to Frank’s Steak House in North Cambridge. Here is an old restaurant that stays stubbornly, proudly in business — complete with a $15 prime rib, soup, vegetable, and dessert before 6 p.m.

The soup’s always on at Inna’s, and now you can take it home

Alex and Inna Khitrik, the mother-and-son-team that owns Inna’s Kitchen In Newton, a take-out shop for frozen and prepared foods. The store recently opened in a new location on Commonwealth Ave., Handout photo from Inna’s Kitchen. The store owner, Alex Khitrik, confirms that the Boston Globe can have permission to use the photo on all platforms and also confirms that Inna’s Kitchen owns the rights to the photo. From left, quinoa tabouli salad, summer squash caviar and hummus. Contributor: Ann Trieger Kurland, 617-763-1128

By Ann Trieger Kurland

The new location in Newton, once a kosher butcher shop, gives them more space and an eco-kosher production kitchen for their catering and wholesale business.