20 state troopers face possible discipline in overtime scam probe

The most egregious alleged violators put in for as many as 100 bogus shifts, officials at the embattled law enforcement agency said.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Clipboard-14293.jpg Amherst College football player dies in Mexico City

Andrew Dorogi was an economics major from Ohio who was slated to graduate this year and played tight end on the college’s football team.

Austin authorities: Another explosion reported

Austin authorities say emergency personnel are responding to another reported explosion, this one at a Goodwill store in the southern part of the city. This is the sixth explosion in the city since March 2.

The mayor was on hand Tuesday for the reopening of a modernized McDonald’s at Downtown Crossing.
Janeliz Bonilla, a McDonald’s employee, is saving up for school and hopes to become a veterinarian’s assistant.

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Nestor Ramos

At a McDonald’s of the future, Walsh sees Boston’s present

The city Marty Walsh leads looks a lot more like the Downtown Crossing McDonald’s than it does any fancy fundraiser or swanky soiree.

Opinion | Richard W. Painter

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Any rational president wouldn’t even consider it. But then there’s Trump.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/wiggs_Pellegrino_04.jpg Nurses union, hospitals battle over ballot question setting patient limits

The proposed initiative would mandate the number of patients assigned to a nurse at one time, for all hospital units in the state.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_baker2_met.jpg Baker pushes more ‘urgency’ in changing fentanyl trafficking law

Because of how a 2015 bill by Attorney General Maura Healey was drafted, prosecutors say it’s extremely difficult to charge someone with fentanyl trafficking.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/02/16/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/GettyImages-96481188_2.jpg Ex-Playboy model sues to break silence on Trump

A former Playboy model who claimed she had an affair with Donald Trump sued Tuesday to be released from a 2016 legal agreement requiring her silence.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/19/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/BEDFORD_20180319_TRUMP_010-001.jpg There’s more to that study that Trump mentioned in N.H.

The president pinned much of the blame for the opioid epidemic in the Granite State on Lawrence, but other factors are also at play.

Snow will arrive in the Boston area Wednesday late in the morning but won’t overtake the state until mid- to late afternoon.

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Dave Epstein

Wednesday’s storm is more of a kick in the shins than a full-blown knockout

The overall structure of the storm just isn’t the same as the past nor’easters, which is a good thing.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/19/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_spring11_met.jpg Wednesday’s nor’easter could bring 6 to 10 inches of snow to Boston

Wednesday’s storm is expected to drop between 6 and 10 inches of snow in the Boston area, according to the National Weather Service.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Clipboard-14289.jpg These maps show how much snow Massachusetts could get tomorrow

From when the storm is expected to arrive to how much snow the state could receive, here’s a look — in maps — at what to expect Wednesday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/20/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/LLgraphic.png Listen to episode 1 of the new Love Letters podcast

It’s common advice: The best way to get over your ex is to get under someone new. But is rebound sex empowering, or does it leave you feeling lonelier? Meredith Goldstein investigates.

David Chang with University of Maryland professor Psyche Williams-Forson in a booth once used by Martin Luther King Jr.


What David Chang’s ‘Ugly Delicious’ says about food culture today

And why food television still has a long way to go.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/19/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/08727e90c7b64ebbbdfe4ad2bf354262-08727e90c7b64ebbbdfe4ad2bf354262-0.jpg NFL prospect Bradley Chubb got a pretty honest answer from Bill Belichick

The Patriots coach joked he probably won’t be coaching the North Carolina State defensive end anytime soon.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/brock.jpg Lucie Brock-Broido, teacher and award-winning poet, dies at 61

Lucie Brock-Broido, 61, of Cambridge, who died March 6, was an award-winning poet who had taught at Columbia University and Harvard University.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/06/08/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/04172010_17carr_photo1-7568525.jpg Howie Carr is staying put in the pages of the Herald

The conservative columnist says he was “invited to stay on” after the paper was bought by Alden Global Capital.

Miss Conduct

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Plus, I’m too busy for some old friends. Should I tell them or just ghost?

Vote in round 2 of Munch Madness

The results are in from Round 1 of this year’s Munch Madness restaurant tournament bracket. Appropriately for New England, seafood dominated.

Opinion & Ideas


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Remember Trump’s broken promises — and resolve, like Pete Townshend, that you won’t get fooled again.

Modeling’s glamour hides web of abuse

The fashion industry is built on glamour and allure, but many models, especially the very young, know it for something else: sexual exploitation and abuse.


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The decline of local newspapers could be a disaster in the making for disease surveillance.


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At the beginning of the maestro’s 50-year career, Levine ran what some young musicians considered a cult, allegedly making members take loyalty tests and engage in group sex.

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2018 Paralympic Winter Games

Scenes from the Paralympics taking place March 9-18 in PyeongChang, South Korea. 670 athletes with disabilities from around the world compete in 80 events in six different sports.


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