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Trump’s controversial move over border wall came after months of frustration

President Trump on Friday said he was invoking his powers to declare a national emergency, then acknowledged what his lawyers had been warning him: He will get sued and, at least initially, will probably lose.

A copy of a rendering of the proposed ballpark in Worcester.

Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff

The perilous, high-stakes question of what to call the PawSox once they move

The Worcester Mitten Kittens? The Worcester Tube Sox? The Worcester Hot Weiners? Nothing’s off the table it appears when it comes to renaming the PawSox.

// Polito’s home left off town’s online database — at husband’s request

Before settling into a new lakeside home, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito’s husband had a request: that details of their $1.5 million house be scrubbed from a public database.

// The global trade war makes a local stop: Springfield

The Chinese government-backed rail car company building cars for the MBTA’s Orange and Red lines won’t get any tariff relief, even though the cars are being assembled in Massachusetts.

Former Massachusetts governor William F. Weld spoke to the media in Bedford, N.H., on Friday.

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff

In challenge to Trump, Bill Weld exploring 2020 run as a Republican

The former Mass. governor said Friday he is taking the formal step to become the first Republican to directly challenge the president in the 2020 primary.


New Premier Lacrosse League to open at Gillette Stadium

Foxborough 02/15/19 Paul Rabil, one of the founders of the new Premier Lacrosse League chats with Foxboro High School lacrosse players on the field at Gillette Stadium. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(sports)

By Nora Princiotti

The league will launch its six-team venture June 1 at the Foxborough venue.


Juan Caicedo believes he is well-prepared to transition to MLS

By Frank Dell’Apa

The new Revolution forward received plenty of advice from MLS veterans Leonel Alvarez and Octavio Zambrano.

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Some words of caution before you Marie Kondo your wardrobe

You don’t have to get rid of everything that’s bugging you in one go. A little patience will save your wardrobe and your wallet.

By Jenni Todd

Donating everything to Goodwill might feel good initially, but it could leave you with a dysfunctional closet and probably won’t address the clutter’s root cause.