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Robert Kraft is charged with soliciting prostitution in Fla.

Patriots owner Robert Kraft.

Jim Davis/Globe Staff/File 2017

State Attorney Dave Aronberg said at a news conference Monday that he reviewed an investigation by the Jupiter police, and concluded the high-profile prosecution of the billionaire should go forward.

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Vero Beach, Fla., police spent months tracking Lu Yun Ma’s movements, court records show.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/02/25/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/brown02-1253959.jpg Harold Brown, who built an expansive real estate empire, dies at 94

One of Boston’s most storied landlords, Harold Brown said his holdings were so big in the 1980s that he estimated he collected rent from one of every 15 tenants in Greater Boston.

LOS ANGELES, CA - 2-15-2019: Robert Chelsea could be the first black American to have a face transplant. Chelsea was injured five years ago when a drunk driver hit his stopped car, which exploded into flames, causing him to be severely burned. It's harder and more complex to find African American donors who match, and doctors expect it to take longer than usual because there aren't as many black organ donors as there are white donors. Chelsea poses for a portrait pre-operation in Los Angeles, CA on February 15, 2019. (Bethany Mollenkof for The Boston Globe)

Bethany Mollenkof for The Boston Globe

Face transplant patients endure a long and painful journey — and it’s even worse for black patients

A California man disfigured in a fiery car crash has been on the waiting list for the surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital for nine months — twice as long as average.

Spike Lee (left) leaped into the arms of friend Samuel L. Jackson after winning the Oscar for best adapted screenplay in

Jeneé Osterheldt | Commentary

Spike Lee, the Oscars, and doing the right thing

For Spike Lee to finally win an Oscar on the same night that “Green Book” took home best picture marked the type of one step forward, two steps back approach that has come to characterize Oscar night.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/02/25/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/AFP_1DW48E.jpg Britain’s Labour Party moves toward backing a new Brexit vote

The Labour Party said it would back a second referendum on Brexit, adding more questions to the move as the withdrawal day approaches on March 29.

The Nation

Fear. Isolation. Emotional manipulation. The things that push women into the grip of sex traffickers

A former sex worker and trafficking survivor in Seattle has tattoos that say

By Dugan Arnett

One Florida woman’s life was forever changed because she was vulnerable, and the man who exploited her knew it.

Cohen to be publicly questioned on hush payments and Trump’s truthfulness

The scope of the widely anticipated hearing planned for Wednesday by the House Oversight Committee was laid out in a two-page memo distributed Sunday by the panel’s staff to its members.

The World

Britain’s Labour Party moves toward backing a new Brexit vote

(FILES) In this file photo taken on February 23, 2019 Opposition Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn addresses at a rally, in Broxtowe, central England. - Britain's main opposition Labour Party said on February 25 it was committed to eventually supporting a second referendum on leaving the European Union if its own plan for Brexit is not approved. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images

By LORNE COOK and PAN PYLAS

The Labour Party said it would back a second referendum on Brexit, adding more questions to the move as the withdrawal day approaches on March 29.

Australian Cardinal Pell convicted of molesting 2 choirboys

Cardinal George Pell lodged an appeal last week against his convictions.

By Rod McGuirk

The most senior Catholic cleric ever charged with child sex abuse has been convicted of molesting two choirboys moments after celebrating Mass, dealing a new blow to the Catholic hierarchy’s credibility after a year of global revelations of abuse and cover-up.

Trump and Kim may declare end of war at summit, South Korea says

Workers make a North Korean and a US flag out of paper-flowers beside a street in Hanoi on February 25, 2019, ahead of the second US-North Korea summit. - US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meet in Hanoi this week, faced with putting meat on the bones of the vaguely worded declaration that emerged from their historic first summit in Singapore. (Photo by Jewel SAMAD / AFP)JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images

By Choe Sang-Hun

South Korean officials indicated that President Trump and North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un, could agree on a joint political statement declaring an official end to the conflict.

Editorial & Opinion

Opinion | Eric MacLeish

Why the allegations against Robert Kraft are a big deal

JUPITER, FLORIDA - FEBRUARY 22: A Danger sign is seen on the front door of the Orchids of Asia Day Spa after New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is charged with allegedly soliciting for sex on February 22, 2019 in Jupiter, Florida. Mr. Kraft was caught up in a law enforcement operation in South Florida that netted hundreds of johns over the past two weeks.(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

By Eric MacLeish

If the allegations are true, Kraft has in effect aided and abetted an organization involving human slavery.

Editorial

Let voters decide on Boston City Council terms

Bill Galvin offers Boston city councilors seeking four-year terms a real chance to prove their political street cred.

JOAN VENNOCHI

For Kraft and others, the shock is getting caught and named

Photo illustration by Lesley Becker/Globe file photos

By Joan Vennochi

In the past, rich and powerful men were generally sheltered from public humiliation. Not any more.

Metro

Kevin Cullen

Trafficked vs. not trafficked: It’s a distinction without a difference, says survivor of prostitution

WORCESTER - Nicole Bell of The LIFT drop-in center (Living in Freedom Together). A nonprofit organization serving sexually exploited/prostituted women in Worcester, LIFT, is working with state lawmakers for legislation that would fund/support residential drug treatment programs for sexually exploited women.Wednesday, April 19, 2017. (Christine Peterson/Worcester Telegram and Gazette) *MUST CREDIT* for kevin cullen's column use only*

By Kevin Cullen

Asked Nikki Bell: “How about we end the demand for prostitution because it’s gender-based violence?”

Spa manager arrested in Fla. was also nabbed for human trafficking in Oxford, Mass.

The Orchids of Asia Day Spa in Jupiter, Fla.

By John Hilliard and John R. Ellement

Vero Beach, Fla., police spent months tracking Lu Yun Ma’s movements, court records show.

Robert Kraft is charged with soliciting prostitution in Fla.

Patriots owner Robert Kraft.

By Dugan Arnett, Travis Andersen and John R. Ellement

State Attorney Dave Aronberg said at a news conference Monday that he reviewed an investigation by the Jupiter police, and concluded the high-profile prosecution of the billionaire should go forward.

Business & Tech

TALKING POINTS/LARRY EDELMAN

John Childs: the other rich Mass. guy charged in the Fla. ‘day spa’ sweep

Unlike the mock bottle of Snapple he held in 1995, John Childs engineered a very real — and big — profit for Thomas H. Lee Partners when it bought and later sold the beverage company. Childs  went on to start his own investment firm.

By Larry Edelman

Will the allegations against private investment executive John Childs damage the firm he labored to create?

Inspired by a veggie burger, startup Motif Ingredients plans its own menu

Motif was inspired by the success of the meatless Impossible Burger.

By Jonathan Saltzman

Motif Ingredients, a biotech startup with $90 million in financing, plans to engineer ingredients for food companies to make tasty and high-protein products.

Workbar, Staples call off their co-working deal

Workbar operated the spaces inside Staples stores, offering desks and small offices for a few hundred dollars a month, mainly to freelancers and solo workers.

By Tim Logan

Three years after Boston’s local co-working startup and its homegrown office supply giant partnered to put Workbar locations in three area Staples stores, the companies are going their separate ways.

Obituaries

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Harold Brown, who built an expansive real estate empire, dies at 94

CAPTION: WATERTOWN, MASS.--8/26/2004--Harold Brown, Chairman and CEO of the Hamilton Company, at a new property in Watertown Square the company recently acquired and named Hamilton Place. CREDIT:GLOBE PHOTO BY JODI HILTON Library Tag 08312004 Business Library Tag 10312006 Business

By Bryan Marquard

One of Boston’s most storied landlords, Harold Brown said his holdings were so big in the 1980s that he estimated he collected rent from one of every 15 tenants in Greater Boston.

Sports

TARA SULLIVAN

What does J.D. Martinez do for an encore? More of the same

Fort Myers , FL - 2/18/2019 - (Day 7) Boston Red Sox right fielder J.D. Martinez (28) at Boston Red Sox first full squad workout at Jet Blue Park in Fort Myers, FL. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Peter Abraham, Topic: 18Red Sox, LOID: 8.5.44661335.

By Tara Sullivan

The Red Sox slugger is getting a slightly earlier start this year, and he’s as dedicated and methodical as ever.

Gary Washburn | On basketball

Which Celtics team will show in Toronto?

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - FEBRUARY 23: Marcus Morris #13 of the Boston Celtics fouls Robin Lopez #42 of the Chicago Bulls as they battle for the ball at the United Center on February 23, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. The Bulls defeated the Celtics 126-116. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

By Gary Washburn

The Celtics’ goal for the next six weeks has to be catching the Indiana Pacers, who are winning despite losing their best player.

Bruins notebook

David Pastrnak getting comfortable with return

Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak (88) chases the puck against Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson (43) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

By Matt Porter

The Bruins’ leading goal scorer skated solo for 15 minutes for the first time since left thumb surgery Feb. 12.

Tuesday Stories

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Kraft spotted at billionaires’ pre-Oscars parties, but was a no show at Elton John’s bash Sunday

Robert Kraft attends the Super Bowl 53 pregame at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Feb. 3, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia.

By Juliet Pennington

TMZ reported that Robert Kraft was seen leaving a bash Saturday hosted by billionaire and media mogul Barry Diller in Beverly Hills.

Oscar winner Ruth E. Carter, Rep. Joe Kennedy III to speak at Suffolk commencements

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 24:(EDITORS NOTE: Retransmission with alternate crop.) Ruth E. Carter, winner of Best Costume Design for 'Black Panther' poses in the press room during the 91st Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood and Highland on February 24, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

By Kevin Slane

The last few days have brought big announcements for Carter.