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Murray Whyte | Commentary

King memorial design combines mystery, appeal

“The Embrace” has presence and subtlety, and more than anything else, it’s human — instantly relatable.

Interim Superintendent Laura Perille previously said she wouldn’t apply for the position on a permanent basis.

Search for Boston school superintendent moves slowly

Nine months after Tommy Chang resigned as superintendent, a permanent leader has yet to emerge and little is known about the candidate pool.

House panel seeks info from 81 parties in sweeping Trump probe

The House Judiciary Committee wants documents from federal agencies, individuals, and other entities tied to the president.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/03/04/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/RinaldiUmass01.jpg UMass plans national online college aimed at adult learners

The move comes as the university faces a narrowing pipeline of potential in-state students and limited sources of new funding.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/03/03/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/wiggs_Tesla_04.jpg The backyard mechanic who is taking on Tesla

Salem’s Rich Benoit just wanted to fix his Tesla. He ended up becoming a YouTube star.

The Nation

House panel seeks info from 81 parties in sweeping Trump probe

President Trump spoke Saturday at the Conservative Political Action Conference.

By Mary Clare Jalonick

The House Judiciary Committee wants documents from federal agencies, individuals, and other entities tied to the president.

Trump claims Michael Cohen hearing may have hurt North Korea summit

Michael Cohen, President Trump's former personal lawyer, testified on Capitol Hill last week during Trump’s summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

By Jonathan Lemire and Kevin Freking

President Trump said scheduling the Cohen hearing during the summit “is perhaps a new low in American politics and may have contributed to the ‘walk.’ ”

HIV is reported cured in a second patient, a milestone in the global AIDS epidemic

Timothy Ray Brown, also known as the “Berlin patient.”

By Apoorva Mandavilli

For just the second time since the global epidemic began, a patient appears to have been cured of infection with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

The World

US deploys advanced anti-missile system in Israel

A THAAD system on a golf course in Seongju, South Korea, of the type the US military announced it is deploying in Israel.

By Isabel Debre

The United States has deployed a highly advanced missile defense system in Israel for the first time.

Pope Francis to open World War II-era Vatican archives to scrutiny

FILE - In this Feb. 27, 1940 file photo Pope Pius XII receives the special envoy to the Vatican, Myron C. Taylor, who presented a letter from U. S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Pope Francis said Monday, March 4, 2019 he has decided to open up to researchers the Vatican archives on World War II-era Pope Pius XII, who has been accused by Jews of staying silent on the Holocaust. (AP Photo)

By Chico Harlan and Stefano Pitrelli

The move, coming after 13 years of work by Vatican archivists, is intended to shed light on the actions and thoughts of a pontiff whose still-contested reputation has made it difficult for the Catholic Church to come to terms with its role during the war.

British museum agrees to return emperor’s hair to Ethiopia

By Elias Meseret

Two locks of hair belonging to widely revered Ethiopian Emperor Tewodros will be repatriated after a request from Addis Ababa, the National Army Museum in Britain announced Monday.

Editorial & Opinion

Editorial

On a national emergency for a wall, GOP senators take on Trump’s overreach

Presidential petulance is no reason to approve a declaration of a national emergency for a border ‘crisis’ that doesn’t exist.

Opinion | Emmanuel Macron

Europe is in danger. Here’s how we can fix it

Europe map with countries flags. Shalow focus 3d illustration isolated on white background

By Emmanuel Macron

The president of France proposes a renewal that focuses on freedom, protection, and progress.

JOAN VENNOCHI

Joe Biden’s a decent guy. The left should treat him decently

Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Chuck Hagel Forum in Global Leadership, on the campus of the University of Nebraska-Omaha, in Omaha, Neb., Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

By Joan Vennochi

Democratic lefties are trying to squeeze Joe Biden off the 2020 road.

Metro

Search for Boston school superintendent moves slowly

Interim Superintendent Laura Perille previously said she wouldn’t apply for the position on a permanent basis.

By James Vaznis

Nine months after Tommy Chang resigned as superintendent, a permanent leader has yet to emerge and little is known about the candidate pool.

Taunton smoke shop owner, four employees arrested for allegedly selling marijuana products to high schoolers

By Felicia Gans

During an investigation, police observed “several high school-aged children” going in and out of the store.

Southern Vermont College will close this spring

By Laura Krantz

The school is the third in Vermont to close this spring in an increasingly difficult era for such small colleges.

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Murray Whyte | Commentary

King memorial design combines mystery, appeal

By Murray Whyte

Region rediscovers that thing called winter

By Milton J. Valencia and Shelley Murphy

Love Letters

Is it too early to ask big questions?

By Meredith Goldstein

TV Critic’s Corner

The Stefon movie that might have been

By Matthew Gilbert

Business & Tech

Chesto Means Business

The Millstone nuclear plant faces a tight deadline to survive

The Millstone nuclear power plant. Dominion, the plant’s owner, had previously threatened to pull the plug on the facility.

By Jon Chesto

So much for that lifeline. New England’s biggest power plant might be forced to close after all.

The backyard mechanic who is taking on Tesla

Rich Benoit inside one of the Teslas that he is in the process of refurbishing.

By Billy Baker

Salem’s Rich Benoit just wanted to fix his Tesla. He ended up becoming a YouTube star.

Biogen to buy British gene therapy firm for $800m

Biogen chief executive Michel Vounatsos says “ophthalmology is an emerging growth area” for the Cambridge company.

By Jonathan Saltzman

Nightstar Therapeutics is working on a treatment for a rare eye disorder.

Obituaries

Luke Perry, known for ‘Beverly Hills 90210’ and ‘Riverdale,’ dies at 52

Luke Perry in 2018.

By Harrison Smith

Mr. Perry, who played the iconic character Dylan McKay in the teen soap opera “90210,” had suffered a stroke last week, his publicist said.

Rob Restuccia, a fierce advocate for improving health care, dies at 69

Boston, MA., 06/29/12, A roundtable discussion at The Boston Globe with health care experts on the supreme court ruling. Robert Restuccia, Community Catalysts. Section: Business Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

By Priyanka Dayal McCluskey

Health care experts, industry leaders, and public officials say Mr. Restuccia is a key reason why Mass. leads the nation in insurance coverage for its residents.

Ted Lindsay, Hall of Fame scorer who powered Red Wings, dies at 93

Detroit Red Wings captain Ted Lindsay hugged the Stanley Cup after his team defeated the Montreal Canadiens, 4-3, in overtime to win the Stanley Cup finals in 1954.

By Frank Litsky

Ted Lindsay was a Hall of Fame player who packed a fierce combativeness in a slight frame as he helped the Detroit Red Wings win the Stanley Cup four times.

Sports

STAN GROSSFELD

Remember Sarah Sellers? She’s back for another Boston run

Tucson, AZ-- Jan. 17, 2018-Stan Grossfeld/ Globe Staff--Sarah Sellers, who finished a surprise second place in the women's category of the 2018 Boston Marathon, Here she runs in Sagauro National Park.

By Stan Grossfeld

The nurse from Tucson seemingly came out of nowhere last year to finish second; now everybody knows her name.

Alex Cora on Eduardo Rodriguez’s start: ‘He needs to get better.’

Fort Myers , FL - 2/19/2019 - (Day 9) Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez (57) throws a live BP session. Boston Red Sox Spring Training at Jet Blue Park in Fort Myers, FL. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Peter Abraham, Topic: 20Red Sox, LOID: 8.5.477767020

By Peter Abraham

The Red Sox manager wants the 25-year-old lefthander to become more efficient following his two-inning scoreless performance.

MIAA GIRLS’ HOCKEY

Wellesley girls silence Canton in opening round of D2 tournament

By Lenny Rowe

The defending champion Raiders advance to the quarterfinals against Norwell.

Tuesday Stories

Rob Delaney: ‘Grieving people aren’t lepers. They don’t need to be handled with kid gloves’

Rob Delaney says he thinks about his late son, Henry, every day.

By Kevin Slane

The comedian spoke with Vulture about losing his young son, and how he’s trying to help others who are grieving.