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The Boston Flower Exchange building and parking lot on Albany Street.

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Developers are scrambling for the next Kendall Square. Where will it be?

Kendall Square may be unique in the world for its combination of innovative companies and academic prowess. And developers are using that location as a model as they try to replicate its success elsewhere in the Boston area.

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The destruction of evidence in a pending criminal case has sparked another internal investigation at the state’s beleaguered law enforcement agency.

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Baby boomers are prized recruitment targets for senior associations and nonprofits seeking to rejuvenate themselves as their membership ages.

Could Bernie Sanders lose in 2020 because of his success in 2016?

Senator Bernie Sanders during the 2016 campaign.

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Unlike his insurgent 2016 campaign against front-runner Hillary Clinton, this time around the Vermont senator faces a diverse field in the Democratic primary.

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Do Democrats want a candidate who promises to put the nation back on track? Or a change agent who pushes radical reforms?

The Nation

news analysis

Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren sell differing messages in each other’s backyards

Senator Kamala Harris spoke with supporters Tuesday at Anselm College in Manchester, N.H., as she made her initial swing through the state this week. Senator Elizabeth Warren was in Harris’s backyard on Monday, speaking in Glendale, Calif.

By Liz Goodwin and Jess Bidgood

Do Democrats want a candidate who promises to put the nation back on track? Or a change agent who pushes radical reforms?

Thomas calls for reconsideration of landmark libel ruling

By Adam Liptak

Justice Clarence Thomas on Tuesday called for the Supreme Court to reconsider New York Times v. Sullivan, the landmark 1964 ruling interpreting the First Amendment to make it hard for public officials to prevail in libel suits.

Inside Trump’s two-year war on the investigations encircling him

President Trump

By Mark Mazzetti and Maggie Haberman

The president has been struggling to beat back the investigations that have consumed his presidency.

The World

Outrage at recent anti-Semitic acts bring thousands to rally in France

People take part in a rally against antisemitism, at Republique square in Paris, on February 19, 2019. - A flare-up of anti-Semitic acts culminated in a violent tirade against a prominent writer during

By Samuel Petrequin

Anti-Semitism has been on the rise in France, and may have reached a boiling point after a series of aggressive acts were committed with Jewish targets. In response rallies against anti-semitism have broken out in Paris and other French cities.

Religious orders apologize for sex abuse inaction, coverups

Anne Barrett Doyle, codirector of BishopAccountability.org, held up a photo of Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, the archbishop of Houston-Galveston and the president of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, during a press conference at the foreign press association in Rome on Tuesday. DiNardo has been accused by victims of downplaying their accusations against the Rev. Manuel La Rosa-Lopez, who was charged in September with four counts of indecency with a child.

By Nicole Winfield

Catholic religious orders from around the world apologized Tuesday for having failed to respond when their priests raped children.

Pressure builds to get civilians out of last IS-held enclave

An 11-year-old Syrian girl, Rawan, posed on a destroyed tank with her stuffed bear near the village of Yazi Bagh, near the Bab al-Salamah border crossing between Syria and Turkey in the north of Aleppo province on Tuesday.

By Sarah el Deeb

Dozens of trucks arrived Tuesday at the outskirts of a besieged enclave held by the Islamic State group in eastern Syria, signaling renewed efforts to evacuate hundreds of civilians trapped in the militants’ last patch of territory along the Euphrates River.

Editorial & Opinion

Editorial

Pope Francis has a chance to clean up clergy sex abuse. It’s now or never

Defrocking a cardinal for sexual abuse is a big deal. But true reform will come when the Catholic Church has policies that apply to everyone.

Opinion | Bernard-Henri Lévy

The real national emergency

Lesley Becker/Globe Staff; Adobe

By Bernard-Henri Lévy

The United States is focused on an invented Latin American peril rather than the fact that it is being duped by scheming autocrats.

Opinion | Francesco C. Cesareo

Laity must play oversight role in reform of the Catholic Church

Members of an international coalition of lay people known as

By Francesco C. Cesareo

The bishops have continually ignored the advice and counsel of laity in addressing the sexual abuse crisis.

Metro

Could Bernie Sanders lose in 2020 because of his success in 2016?

Senator Bernie Sanders during the 2016 campaign.

By Michael Levenson

Unlike his insurgent 2016 campaign against front-runner Hillary Clinton, this time around the Vermont senator faces a diverse field in the Democratic primary.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

As high schoolers await college acceptance letters, one counselor has some advice

Brenda Poznanski (right) worked with student Eric Cieszynski at Bishop Guertin High School.

By Thomas Farragher

College acceptance season will soon be in full flower. And seniors everywhere are on edge.

State Police under scrutiny for handling of guns seized at Logan Airport

Boston. -11/27/13- Lines moved fast through TSA security checkpoints at Terminal A at Logan Airport in the morning. Boston Globe Staff photo by John Tlumacki(metro)

By Shelley Murphy and Matt Rocheleau

The destruction of evidence in a pending criminal case has sparked another internal investigation at the state’s beleaguered law enforcement agency.

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Business & Tech

Developers are scrambling for the next Kendall Square. Where will it be?

The Boston Flower Exchange building and parking lot on Albany Street.

By Tim Logan

Kendall Square may be unique in the world for its combination of innovative companies and academic prowess. And developers are using that location as a model as they try to replicate its success elsewhere in the Boston area.

Old mills get a new lease from cannabis

Green Thumb Industries, a Chicago-based cannabis company, invested $10 million to create a cultivation center in a former Holyoke mill building.

By Christine Giraud

Thanks to the legalization of marijuana, they’re being repurposed as growing spaces.

Amazon gives financial boost to St. Patrick’s Day parade

The St. Patrick’s Day parade is marching into a new era with a spring in its steps thanks to a financial boost from Amazon, the e-commerce king.

Obituaries

Karl Lagerfeld, designer who defined luxury fashion, dies at 85

(FILES) In this file photo taken on November 8, 2012 Chanel's creative director Karl Lagerfeld poses before the opening of his photo exhibition entitled

By Vanessa Friedman

Creative director of Chanel since 1983 and founder of his own line, Mr. Lagerfeld was the definition of a fashion polyglot, able to speak the language of many different brands at the same time.

Sports

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

Odell Beckham Jr. to the Patriots? It’s not fantasy football

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham (13) in action against the Chicago Bears during an NFL football game on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)

By Christopher L. Gasper

The cost of procuring the dynamic receiver’s services would be high, but a deal isn’t impossible.

Matt Porter

Missed calls, blown leads and a thrilling overtime highlighted Bruins win in San Jose

By Matt Porter

A lot of things happened, to put it lightly, in the Bruins’ 6-5 win Monday night.

Blues 3, Maple Leafs 2 (OT)

Blues win record 11th straight, and they’ll face Bruins Saturday

By Joe Harris

Ryan O’Reilly scored 34 seconds into OT to beat Toronto and set a franchise record for consecutive wins.

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GIRLS’ HOCKEY NOTES

Julia Masotta has Methuen/Tewksbury on a roll

By Jenna Ciccotelli

RED SOX SPRING TRAINING REPORT

Tuesday’s spring training report: A day for baseball purists

By Peter Abraham

ADAM HIMMELSBACH

So, where do the Celtics go from here?

By Adam Himmelsbach

TUESDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Xaverian makes quick work of Melrose in boys’ hockey

By Matt MacCormack

NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

Red Sox are taking a big risk by not bringing back Craig Kimbrel

By Nick Cafardo

Wednesday Food

In a new book, Maggie Battista of Eat Boutique chronicles her struggles with weight and how she eats now

Maggie Battista of Eat Boutique is author of “A New Way to Food.”

By Sheryl Julian

In “A New Way to Food,” Maggie Battista writes that the book “shares my life-changing journey from fat girl to mostly well and happy-to-be-just-me lady.”

HELP DESK

How to eat healthier in the workplace

If your employer hasn’t embraced healthier food options at your worksite as yet, there are ways to take matters into your own hands.

By Joan Salge Blake

Who orders that platter of cookies for the weekly staff meeting? If your employer hasn’t embraced healthier food options yet, take matters into your own hands.

Recipe: A dish in ‘Red Hot Kitchen’ blends the Middle Eastern shakshuka with Asian sriracha

By Sheryl Julian

Author Diana Kuan writes that her version of shakshuka is for weekend mornings when no one wants to cut up chiles; instead she adds sriracha.