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When Robert Indiana (top, in 2013) died in 2018, he left behind his ramshackle residence, the Star of Hope, as well as numerous works of art.

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In wake of famed artist Robert Indiana’s death, a tangle of allegations

The artist’s estate is snared in allegations involving fraud, forgery, theft, and elder abuse.

// As football loses luster, smaller teams take hold in Maine

Maine is poised to become the only New England state to field high school football teams with eight players instead of 11.

Dan Geldon is Elizabeth Warren’s secret weapon

Dan Geldon, chief of staff for Warren’s presidential campaign, will greatly influence her political prospects in the months ahead.

A newer single room at Mass. General, which is seeking approval to build two connected towers with 450 private rooms, at a cost of more than $1 billion.

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Patients want private rooms, and hospitals are accommodating them

MGH is joining a growing number of US medical centers that are constructing private rooms, often at significant cost, to give patients and caregivers more privacy.

The Nation


In declaring a national emergency, Trump reminds Republicans: It’s all about him

Declaring a national emergency to fund his border wall, the president reminded Republican lawmakers that he will feel free to trample on them whenever it suits him.

By Dan Balz

Though he expects loyalty from Republicans, President Trump has never demonstrated much fidelity to the party that he leads, and Friday he proved it again.

Editorial & Opinion

Michael A. Cohen

President Trump’s national emergency threatens democracy

President Donald Trump speaks during an event in the Rose Garden at the White House to declare a national emergency in order to build a wall along the southern border, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

By Michael A. Cohen

There’s no crisis at the border, but there is a democratic crisis within the GOP.



Could a White House visit divide the Red Sox? Team brass says no

White House visits have become controversial since President Trump took office.

By Dan Shaughnessy

The team is scheduled to visit May 9 after a series in Baltimore.

Sunday Arts

The Oscars: Who’ll win, who should win, who shouldn’t

By Ty Burr and Janice Page

Ty Burr and Janice Page offer their Oscar picks.


Madly in love: The surreal love nests of Salvador and Gala Dalí

Walking around in the Dalí Theatre-Museum in Figueres is a little like rummaging through the back rooms of Salvador Dalí's brain.

By Patricia Harris and David Lyon

This tiny seaside village at the end of a twisting mountain drive is among the most improbable love nests of the mid-20th century.

Want love that lasts? Honeymoon Island has serious street cred. And rattlesnakes.

Whether for a day trip, a vacation, or a wedding on the beach, see if there’s love in the air on Florida’s Honeymoon Island.

By Diane Bair and Pamela Wright

It was the home of the first reality show, in 1940.

Starting down the trail together

Lynn Van Hulse and Butch Beck from Arizona hiked a trail in west-central Vermont.

By Patricia Harris and David Lyon

Hiking honeymoons get some marriages off on the right foot.