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President Trump turns wrath on accusers

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President Trump and his Republican allies went on the offensive Monday, vowing to pursue and even punish those responsible for Robert Mueller’s investigation.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MARCH 25: U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY) speaks to reporters after attending an event in Manhattan on March 25, 2019 in New York City. Nadler said yesterday that his committee will call Attorney General William Barr to testify now that special counsel Robert Mueller has completed his report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Democrats will play a risky game if they aggressively pursue investigations

Some Democrats acknowledge that the continued focus on oversight and the Mueller report could translate poorly to voters.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/03/12/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Rinaldi13bribery12-001.jpg ‘Be stupid.’ That’s the advice from the college admissions scandal mastermind to get extra time on tests

The psychologists who allegedly helped students falsely obtain special accommodations on standardized tests could soon be in the US Attorney’s crosshairs.

The Nation

Democrats will play a risky game if they aggressively pursue investigations

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MARCH 25: U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY) speaks to reporters after attending an event in Manhattan on March 25, 2019 in New York City. Nadler said yesterday that his committee will call Attorney General William Barr to testify now that special counsel Robert Mueller has completed his report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

By Liz Goodwin and Jess Bidgood

Some Democrats acknowledge that the continued focus on oversight and the Mueller report could translate poorly to voters.

President Trump turns wrath on accusers

President Trump

By Peter Baker and Nicholas Fandos

President Trump and his Republican allies went on the offensive Monday, vowing to pursue and even punish those responsible for Robert Mueller’s investigation.

As special counsel, Mueller kept such a low profile he seemed almost invisible

Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs St. John's Episcopal Church, across from the White House, after attending services, in Washington, Sunday, March 24, 2019. Mueller closed his long and contentious Russia investigation with no new charges, ending the probe that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump's presidency. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

By Noah Weiland and Katie Rogers

Most Friday nights as he conducted his investigation, Robert Mueller drove 7 miles from his offices by the Capitol to Salt and Pepper, a dimly lit, mostly empty restaurant near his home, settling into a wooden booth partly covered by a dowdy red curtain.

The World

Rocket from Gaza hits Israeli house, prompting Netanyahu to curtail US trip

An Israeli police officer inspects the damage to a house hit by a rocket in Mishmeret, central Israel, Monday, March 25, 2019. An early morning rocket from the Gaza Strip struck a house in central Israel on Monday, wounding several people, including one moderately, an Israeli rescue service said, in an eruption of violence that could set off another round of violence shortly before the Israeli election. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

By Isabel Kershner

The strike prompted retaliatory attacks on Hamas’s offices in Gaza City.

First of ‘Snowden refugees’ granted asylum in Canada

By Emily Rauhala

Vanessa Rodel, an asylum seeker from the Philippines, and her 7-year-old daughter are expected to arrive in Toronto Monday, then make their way Tuesday to Montreal, where a refugee organization has raised funds for their resettlement.

‘Embarrassing’ bike safety ad in Germany draws anger

A poster of a bike helmet campaign is displayed in front of Germany's transport ministry in Berlin on Monday.

By Christopher F. Schuetze

As he held up one of the new posters about the importance of wearing a helmet when cycling, the German transport minister said the safety campaign was intended to draw attention.

Editorial & Opinion

Editorial

Obstruction of justice is no minor footnote

The fact that Robert Mueller was unable to rule out the possibility that the president of the United States may have criminally obstructed justice is no mere side issue, no minor footnote.

Opinion | Nancy Gertner

The Mueller report: Where does it go from here?

By Nancy Gertner

The devil is in the details of the report.

Renée Graham

As Trump prevails, democracy falters

President Trump shook hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a news conference in Helsinki, Finland, in July 2018.

By Renée Graham

To Trump and his supporters, if democracy must die so that Trumpism can live, so be it.

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JOAN VENNOCHI

After Mueller, ‘collusion’ can’t beat Trump

By Joan Vennochi

Opinion | Niall Ferguson

Bosnia is everywhere — even in Christchurch

By Niall Ferguson

Opinion | Michael A. Cohen

What we already know about Trump and Russia

By Michael A. Cohen

Metro

NAMES

Babe Ruth bat sells at auction for $156,000

By Breanne Kovatch

The bat is from the 1918-1922 manufacturing period, when Ruth played for both the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees.

‘Be stupid.’ That’s the advice from the college admissions scandal mastermind to get extra time on tests

Boston, MA, 03/12/2019 -- Business owner William Rick Singer leaves Federal Court. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic:13bribery Reporter:

By Michael Levenson

The psychologists who allegedly helped students falsely obtain special accommodations on standardized tests could soon be in the US Attorney’s crosshairs.

Cleanup progresses at Southie’s vandalized World War II memorial

A Department of Conservation and Recreation employee cleaned the memorial on Monday.

By Emily Sweeney

A masonry cleaning specialist is testing out a combination of cleaning products that appear to have worked. The memorial was splattered with oil earlier this month.

Business & Tech

Rent control, long shunned, is back on the table in Massachusetts

By Tim Logan

A battle is brewing on Beacon Hill over a longstanding hot-button issue in housing: rent control.

Hiawatha Bray | Tech Lab

Apple launches new entertainment and financial services

By Hiawatha Bray

In an age of streaming content, Apple said it would get into the game with its own TV network, along with a subscription video gaming service, a paid version of Apple News, and a new credit card.

Chesto Means Business

Loss of school-age kids threatens Cape Cod’s economy

School enrollment is down significantly across Cape Cod, which poses a threat to the Cape’s economy.

By Jon Chesto

Enrollment fell significantly in nearly every school district across the Cape, compared with the 2008-09 school year.

Sports

ADAM HIMMELSBACH

From tiebreaks to catching breaks, a look at the Celtics’ playoff picture

Boston Celtics' Gordon Hayward, Aron Baynes, Kyrie Irving and Daniel Theis, from left, sit on the bench during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs in Boston, Sunday, March 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

By Adam Himmelsbach

The first round is certainly shaping up as a 4-vs.-5 series with Indiana, but some things still need to be sorted out.

What are the Patriots’ options for replacing Rob Gronkowski?

DENVER, COLORADO - DECEMBER 15: Matt LaCosse #83 of the Denver Broncos carries the ball against the Cleveland Browns at Broncos Stadium at Mile High on December 15, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

By Ben Volin

Here is an assessment of the talent on the roster, in free agency, on the trade market, and in the draft.

BEN VOLIN | ON FOOTBALL

Robert Kraft avoids the spotlight as he awaits fate from Roger Goodell

02-05-19: : Boston, MA: The New England Patriots were feted with a Duck Boat Parade through the streets of Boston following their victory over the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII. In Copley Square, team owner Robert Kraft howled at the crowd chering below him, while clutching the Lombardi Trophy. (Jim Davis /Globe Staff)

By Ben Volin

Three owners told the Globe that they don’t expect Kraft’s legal issues to come up during the NFL owners meetings this week.