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23 and Me is one of the companies offering home DNA tests.

First came the home DNA kits. Now come the support groups

“I feel like I’m a freak now,” said the founder of a secret support group with nearly 5,000 members.

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In Anne Klibanski, the medical giant will have not only its first woman leader, but one known for being passionate about the success of women in fields still dominated by men.

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Francis argued that more was required than legal processes and “disciplinary measures” from the Roman Catholic Church. But his speech offered no policy remedies.

Charges could be filed against Robert Kraft as early as Monday

Robert Kraft spent part of the weekend in California attending parties, celebrity news outlets TMZ and Page Six reported.

Jim Davis/Globe Staff/File

The solicitation charges that ensnared Kraft and nearly 200 other men stems from a sweeping, months-long law enforcement probe of massage parlors.

By raising fares again, could the MBTA drive riders away from public transit?

With traffic so bad, is it really the time to raise T fares?

Transit specialists say another fare hike could lead to a drop in the number of people who take the bus, train, and subway.

The Nation

White House manages expectations for second Kim summit

T-shirts celebrating the US-North Korea summit being displayed for sale outside a shop on Sunday in Hanoi, as preparations continued for the second meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and President Trump.

President Trump is heading to Vietnam for his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

House Democrats will subpoena Mueller if report is not made public, Schiff says

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Arelis R. Hernández

By Felicia Sonmez

Representative Adam Schiff, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said that Democrats will also subpoena Mueller’s report and are prepared to go to court against the Trump administration.

Older people don’t get enough help, study says

By Judith Graham

The study, by researchers from Johns Hopkins University, focuses on how older adults respond to changes in physical function — a little-studied and poorly understood topic.

The World

Pope vows to end cover-ups, fight sex abuse with ‘wrath of God’

Pope Francis at a penitential liturgy at the Vatican on Saturday, a day before the end of a landmark, four-day summit in Rome on clerical sexual abuse.

By Jason Horowitz and Elizabeth Dias

Francis argued that more was required than legal processes and “disciplinary measures” from the Roman Catholic Church. But his speech offered no policy remedies.

Trump administration seeks new steps to unseat Maduro after weekend of violence

A demonstrator held a Venezuelan flag near Venezuela’s border with Colombia Sunday after protests in the region.

By Anthony Faiola

Opposition leader Juan Guaidó was scheduled to meet with regional leaders, including Vice President Mike Pence, in Bogota on Monday.

Netanyahu brokers deal with racist party to save his job

By David M. Halbfinger

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has made something of an art form of cutting deals with small Israeli political parties, but his latest alliance has earned him denunciations from quarters where he has usually been able to count on unshakable support.

Editorial & Opinion

Opinion | Madeleine May Kunin

The dos and don’ts for the women running for president

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 21: 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) arrives to have lunch with Rev. Al Sharpton at Sylvia's Restaurant in Harlem, February 21, 2019 in New York City. According to Sharpton's civil rights organization National Action Network, the two discussed criminal justice reform and other critical issues. Harris dined on a dish of chicken and waffles. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

By Madeleine May Kunin

Wear black pantsuits. Don’t mess with your hair. And don’t cackle.

Opinion | Steve Poftak

The fare increase is a fair way to improve the MBTA

Boston, MA: Charliecard being used at the State St.. MBTA station in Boston, Mass. January 26, 2019. Photo: John Blanding, Boston Globe staff

By Steve Poftak

This modest fare increase is needed to continue the progress toward a better transit future.

Opinion | Rob Restuccia

Facing my own mortality renewed my faith in the common struggle for universal health care

Registered Nurse Rebecca Moak poses for a photo in trauma center of the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi October 4, 2013. Mississippi is one of at least 20 states that has decided not to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, better known as

By Rob Restuccia

Though I will not live to see it, I am convinced the march toward universal, affordable, equitable, quality health care is unstoppable.

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Opinion | Niall Ferguson

Hate crimes and fake crimes

By Niall Ferguson

Metro

Ty Burr

‘Green Book’ leads a night of surprises at the Oscars

Peter Farrelly (center) and the cast and crew of “Green Book” accept the award for best picture at the Oscars on Sunday.

By Ty Burr

The crowd-pleasing road movie about an interracial friendship in the civil rights-era Deep South was named best picture of 2018 at the 91st Academy Awards.

Adrian Walker

Robert Kraft got busted. What should happen now?

Robert Kraft’s legal woes may be a boon to the world of late-night comedy and talk radio, but to those touched by the moral rot of human trafficking, there’s nothing amusing about this.

By Adrian Walker

The Patriots owner has given generously to support victims of human trafficking, but if the charges are true the stain on his legacy will be permanent.

With traffic so bad, is it really the time to raise T fares?

By raising fares again, could the MBTA drive riders away from public transit?

By Adam Vaccaro

Transit specialists say another fare hike could lead to a drop in the number of people who take the bus, train, and subway.

Business & Tech

New Partners HealthCare CEO thrives on helping other women succeed

Dr. Anne Klibanski will oversee 74,000 staffers.

By Priyanka Dayal McCluskey

In Anne Klibanski, the medical giant will have not only its first woman leader, but one known for being passionate about the success of women in fields still dominated by men.

Unionized Stop & Shop workers vote to authorize a strike

Stop & Shop employees in Massachusetts voted Sunday to authorize a strike after their contract expired.

By Jeremy C. Fox

The unions did ask employees to remain on the job while contract negotiations continue.

Trump says he’ll delay again raising tariffs on China, citing trade talks’ progress

By David J. Lynch

The president will delay a March 2 increase in tariffs in order to give negotiators more time to reach a comprehensive trade deal with Beijing.

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Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

Taking a group approach to lowering the cost of college loans

By Scott Kirsner

Obituaries

Lori Frankian, compassionate actress, volunteer, and consultant, dies at 52

After a fire devastated a block in the Fens, Ms. Frankian organized artists to paint murals on the facades until the owners could rebuild.

By Bryan Marquard

Living life in a wheelchair was its own lesson, though Ms. Frankian was usually the teacher.

W.E.B. Griffin, at 89, best-selling novelist

W.E.B. Griffin decribed himself as “wholly devoid of literary ambitions or illusions.”

By Daniel E. Slotnik

W.E.B. Griffin, who depicted the swashbuckling lives of soldiers, spies, and cops in almost 60 novels, dozens of which became best-sellers, died Feb. 12.

David Horowitz, 81; TV consumer advocate cried, ‘Fight Back!’

By Neil Genzlinger

David Horowitz, whose syndicated consumer affairs television show, “Fight Back!” made him a national fixture, and who was once briefly taken hostage while live on the air, died Feb. 14 in Los Angeles.

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Sports

KEVIN PAUL DUPONT I ON HOCKEY

Do Bruins have anything else planned before NHL trade deadline?

Brighton MA 1/29/19 Boston Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy during practice at Warrior Ice Arena. (photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: reporter:

By Kevin Paul Dupont

With Monday’s 3 p.m. deadline on the horizon, all remained quiet and peaceful in Camp Black and Gold on Sunday.

ADAM HIMMELSBACH

‘Jayson was killing it.’ How an 18-year-old Tatum took on Anthony Davis for 3 days at Duke

BOSTON, MA - DECEMBER 10: Jayson Tatum #0 of the Boston Celtics drives against Anthony Davis #23 of the New Orleans Pelicans at TD Garden on December 10, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

By Adam Himmelsbach

Three days in September 2016, before Tatum had even played a game at Duke, he battled the Pelicans and left them awed by his potential.

PETER ABRAHAM

Red Sox players trust Alex Cora to make good lineup decisions

Fort Myers, FL--2/20/2019--Boston Red Sox right fielder J.D. Martinez (28) and Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora (20) share a light moment during live BP. Day 9 Red Sox Spring Training at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, FL. (Barry Chin), Sports, Topic: 21Red Sox Spring Training, Reporter: Peter Abraham, LOID: 8.5.480461985.

By Peter Abraham

“They look at the lineup and they go,” said the manager. “Nobody asks me about why I’m hitting here.”