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Planes frequent the skies over Belle Isle Marsh in East Boston.

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Officials seek more protections for city wetlands to counter effects of climate change

A movement is afoot in Boston to enact a city-specific Wetlands Protection Act, part of Boston’s climate resiliency effort.

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Bipartisan talks to reach a border security agreement have stalled, lawmakers and aides said Sunday, imperiling efforts to prevent another government shutdown days before the Friday deadline.

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Companies are increasingly using artificial intelligence to get inside their customers’ heads, and wallets.

A few districts would benefit greatly from Baker’s school funding proposal

More than half of the state’s school systems would see their state aid creep up only by 1 percent or less.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks to local residents during an organizing event, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

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In Iowa, Warren says Trump may be headed for prison

A day after beginning her presidential effort, Elizabeth Warren took her campaign to Iowa, and her topic, in part, was President Trump. She offered no evidence to support her assertion.

The Nation

Talks over border security break down, imperiling effort to prevent shutdown

From left: Democratic Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois with Democratic Senator Jon Tester of Montana while Republican Senator Richard Shelby of Alabama spoketo an aide before the start of a Homeland Security Appropriations Conference Committee meeting Jan 30.

By Erica Werner and Damian Paletta

Bipartisan talks to reach a border security agreement have stalled, lawmakers and aides said Sunday, imperiling efforts to prevent another government shutdown days before the Friday deadline.

In Iowa, Warren says Trump may be headed for prison

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks to local residents during an organizing event, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

By Liz Goodwin

A day after beginning her presidential effort, Elizabeth Warren took her campaign to Iowa, and her topic, in part, was President Trump. She offered no evidence to support her assertion.

Virginia governor insists he is ‘not going anywhere’

Governor Ralph Northam of Virginia attended the funeral of a state trooper on Saturday in Chilhowie, Va.

By Campbell Robertson

In an interview, Governor Ralph Northam also said he was dedicated to continuing the work of racial progress.

The World

US and South Korea sign deal on shared defense costs

By Choe Sang-Hun

The one-year agreement resolved a dispute between the allies before President Trump’s meeting this month with Kim Jong Un, the North Korean leader.

Bulgaria to investigate 3rd suspect in UK ex-spy poisoning

Bulgarian arms dealer Emilian Gebrev during a 2017 press conference in Sofia. Bulgaria's parliament will check recent investigative reports that an alleged third Skripal attack suspect was possibly implicated in a 2015 poisoning of Gebrev.

By Veselin Toshkov

Bulgaria plans to investigate reports that a third suspect in the nerve agent poisoning of a Russian ex-spy in England allegedly was involved in a 2015 poisoning in Bulgaria, a Bulgarian party official said Sunday.

US-backed fighters close in on last Islamic State-held village in Syria

Civilians who have fled fighting in Baghouz waited to board trucks after being screened by members of the Syrian Democratic Forces at a makeshift screening point in the Syrian desert on Saturday.

The fighting was fierce in the last tiny pocket militants hold in eastern Syria.

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Editorial & Opinion

Opinion | Barbara Lee

A woman can win the White House in 2020

FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2019, file photo, a view of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. Borrowing a word from Democrats, a new White House report says changes made to the Affordable Care Act under President Donald Trump didn’t amount to “sabotage.” (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

By Barbara Lee

First, with multiple women in the race, it will be harder for voters to hide their bias behind other excuses.

Editorial

Michelle Carter no freedom of speech martyr

Taunton-06/16/2017- Michelle Carter arrives at Taunton District Court to hear the verdict. She is accused of urging her 18-year old boyfriend to commit suicide. John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe(metro)

ACLU of Massachusetts misguided in its effort to paint ‘reckless or wanton words causing death’ as something worth defending.

Alex Beam

Growing older, not better

By Alex Beam

Get a hearing aid? Are you kidding? Those are for old people!

Metro

A few districts would benefit greatly from Baker’s school funding proposal

Aldo Petronio (above), the Brockton school system’s chief budget officer, says the proposal is a “good start.” Brockton has been contemplating a lawsuit over school funding.

By James Vaznis

More than half of the state’s school systems would see their state aid creep up only by 1 percent or less.

Dismissal of charges against former Milton Academy teacher highlights issues around years-old sex abuse claims

Jamie Forbes says former teacher Reynold Buono raped him in 1981 and 1982.

By Laura Crimaldi

“I was surprised and devastated and scared that after all this he might walk away a free man,” said Jamie Forbes of former teacher Reynold Buono.

Officials seek more protections for city wetlands to counter effects of climate change

Planes frequent the skies over Belle Isle Marsh in East Boston.

By Milton J. Valencia

A movement is afoot in Boston to enact a city-specific Wetlands Protection Act, part of Boston’s climate resiliency effort.

Business & Tech

CHESTO MEANS BUSINESS

Eversource plugs into green power with offshore wind, solar projects

Clean-energy mandates in several states require utilities to secure wind power. Above, a wind farm near Block Island.

By Jon Chesto

New England’s largest utility is doubling down on wind and solar power.

Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

Their goal: make cryptocurrency less scary

Sharon Goldberg and Ethan Heilman cofounded Arwen, a Boston startup trying to make cryptocurrency exchanges more secure.

By Scott Kirsner

For local VCs and startups, taming the wild world of digital exchanges is a business opportunity.

Feeling emotional? The machines know

A Global Customer Solutions Specialist at the Met Life call center in Warwick Rhode Island.

By Katie Johnston

Companies are increasingly using artificial intelligence to get inside their customers’ heads, and wallets.

Obituaries

Pierre Nanterme, former CEO of Accenture; at 59

By Erin Griffith

Mr. Nanterme’s eight-year run as chief executive greatly increased the company’s value.

Edward Zigler, an architect of the Head Start program and a scholar of childhood, dies at 88

By Matt Schudel

Dr. Zigler, a psychologist, advised every president from John F. Kennedy to Barack Obama.

Walter Jones, ‘freedom fries’ congressman who became Iraq War critic, dies at 76

Representative Walter B. Jones Jr. came to deeply regret his championing of the the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

By Felicia Sonmez

He held Dick Cheney in particular contempt for his role advocating the Iraq invasion.

Sports

SUNDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Hingham, Arlington skate to a draw in boys’ hockey

By Jake Levin

Arlington coach John Messuri knew the game had a bigger meaning than just two points.

BC vs. Northeastern | Monday, 7:30 p.m. (NESN)

Who will step up in the Beanpot championship between BC and Northeastern?

Freshman Jack McBain celebrated his winning goal with teammate Oliver Wahlstrom in the first round of the Beanpot.

By Andrew Mahoney

Both teams advanced with 2-1 victories in last Monday’s first round.

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

Celtics need to make sacrifices — just ask Doc Rivers

Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens, left, and Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers watch during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

By Christopher L. Gasper

The coach of the last Celtics championship team said this one has the talent but may need to work on its approach.