Joanne Chang is always on the move

The Globe sits down with leaders in the city’s business community to talk about their career paths, work, and accomplishments, as well as their vision for Boston’s future. First up is Joanne Chang of Flour bakery cafes. By Janelle Nanos

Second Mass. State Police trooper faces sentencing in overtime scandal

Retired trooper Gregory Raftery, 48, of Westwood, was the first trooper to plead guilty in the overtime fraud scandal.

Elizabeth Warren tells Stephen Colbert she doesn’t trust William Barr’s summary of Mueller report

The Massachusetts senator and presidential hopeful said she wants to see the special counsel’s full report.

Opinion | Nancy Gertner

// The Mueller report: Where does it go from here?

The devil is in the details of the report.

Renée Graham

// As President Trump prevails, democracy falters

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

Love Letters Podcast Season 2

Finding love after trauma

In Episode Five, Meredith Goldstein explores the unique challenges of forging a connection with someone when pain and memory are in the way. Oh, and Erin gets a date.

Sean P. Murphy | The Fine Print

// This woman’s polite request may have saved her $12,000 in surgery costs

Linda Lane was told her son’s surgery was covered, then, $12,000 later, that it was not.

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

Chesto Means Business

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

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


// 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.

// Market Basket says stores are ‘ghost-free’ after reported sighting in Wilmington store

Rumors started flying after someone posted in a Facebook page for Wilmington residents that they had seen a specter in Victorian garb floating through the supermarket recently.

Is an aggressive Trump investigation wise for Democrats?

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

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

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

// Boston to review affordable housing plan

City officials plan to revamp the city’s largest affordable housing program this year, and may require market-rate developers to contribute more to it.

Chris O’Connell practiced his daily meditation and breathing exercises at Victory Park in Dorchester during last week’s mild temperatures.

Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff

Dave Epstein

Is winter finally in our rear-view mirror?

Odds are we have seen the last of the accumulating snow this year.

// Wayfair to open its first full-service store in Natick

The Boston-based online retailer is experimenting with a brick-and-mortar concept store.

// Trump administration tells courts to strike down Affordable Care Act

The administration had previously said that the law’s protections for people with pre-existing conditions should be struck down.

Police respond to reports of gunshot at Natick hotel

Officers evacuated the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Route 9 and were searching for a suspect. Police have found no gunshot victims.

// DraftKings moves into its new office — one of largest in Boston on one floor

The fantasy sports provider is showcasing its role as a growing employer in the field of consumer technology as it prepares for a debate over whether to legalize sports betting in Massachusetts.

// Suffolk DA Rollins, ICE at odds over criminal justice memo

The memo lays out Suffolk District Attorney Rachael Rollins’s criminal justice vision.

// Blazers lose Nurkic to severe leg injury

The Trailblazers had just clinched a playoff spot, though there were no cheers or celebrations after Jusuf Nurkic’s gruesome leg injury.


// Rick Porcello drilled in head with line drive, but laughs it off

Porcello stayed in Monday’s game against the Cubs and tested negative for a concussion.

Jim McBride

// Rob Gronkowski was a highlight machine. Here are some of his best plays

The Patriots’ big tight end produced many memorable moments, but some feats stood out more than others.

// Rob Gronkowski takes a beating at WWE event in Boston, and he wasn’t even there

The former Patriots tight end’s name came up in a taunt by wrestler Lio Rush directed at another wrestler.

Love Letters: The Podcast

Season Two: How do you meet someone?

Dating in 2019 is…complicated. Frustrating. Sometimes completely exhilarating. In Season 2 of the podcast, Meredith Goldstein goes deep on one of her most-asked questions.

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Spotify   |   RadioPublic



// Ground Game

It’s back! Get the latest intelligence on presidential politics from Globe reporter James Pindell. Sign up here.

Munch Madness

Munch Madness

// See which restaurants advanced to Round Two

The top 32 restaurants have advanced to the second round of Munch Madness. Vote to keep your favorites in the running.

Special reports


You can’t own more than 3 pot shops, but these companies test the limits — and brag about it

Sea Hunter and Acreage are testing the limits of state regulations on ownership of recreational marijuana stores.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Students stage global protest to speak out on climate change inaction

Students worldwide skipped classes Friday to protest their governments’ failure to act against global warming as part of the “Fridays for Future” movement.

Real Estate

//$medium-9070.jpg Are we ignoring — or outright banning — an easy affordable-housing fix?

Mobile homes may be the least expensive and most effective means of addressing the region’s housing shortage.


// Patients are using digital health apps to confess suicidal thoughts

Startups are scrambling to figure out how best to respond and when to call the police — questions that even experts don’t have good answers to.