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President Donald Trump.

Trump threatens Freedom Caucus: ‘Get on the team’

President Donald Trump warned conservative lawmakers in the House that a fight is coming if they don’t ‘‘get on the team, & fast.”


Your home | Gardens

Why this patio feature is all the rage in New England

Landscape architects point to this accessory as the number one outdoor design element this year.

Miss Conduct

Advice: How does a fortysomething make friends in Boston?

A newcomer from a small town is tired of getting the cold shoulder. Miss Conduct sorts it out.

Mad River Boat Trips, Jackson Hole, Wyo.

This summer, it’s all about the eclipse

here are many destinations within the “path of totality” — or longest viewing time — from South Carolina to Oregon, and summer vacations are being planned in a hurry.

Love Letters

Contact the ex?

She is still the only person I can see myself with, and I feel compelled to connect with her again.

Steve Ross (center) in an undated photo


From Holocaust to memorial, Steve Ross’s story set to be published

Hachette Book Group recently acquired rights to the book, which is being written by former state rep Brian Wallace and attorney Glenn Frank.

Up to 1.6 million young people experience homelessness in the United States every year. Forty percent of them identify as LGBT.

Homeless rates for LGBT teens are alarming, but parents can make a difference

Up to 1.6 million young people experience homelessness in the United States every year. Forty percent of them identify as LGBT.

Patriot Devin McCourty and his wife, Michelle, recently welcomed a baby daughter. They named her Londyn Brielle.


Members of the Patriots are busy having babies

Several players welcomed little ones in recent weeks.


From Smuttynose, a beer of a different color

Smuttynose Brewing Company’s Blackberry Short Weisse is as pleasing as it is purple.

From left: Dr. Peter Amenta, Jasper White, Kristy Lee, and Karen Akunowicz at A Taste of Ginger.


A Taste of Ginger raises nearly $300,000

The fund-raiser was attended by 450 people and featured food from some of the city’s best chefs.

Amir Johnson and “Lucky” flew model airplanes with Winthrop Middle School students at JetBlue’s hangar Monday.


Amir Johnson visits with students at Logan Airport

The Celtics center hung out with middle school students at JetBlue’s hangar and terminal.

This delicious wine goes well with pillowy potato gnocchi sauced with wild boar Bolognese.

From the Bar

A badger, some boar, some gnocchi, a pour

At Viale in Cambridge, try this 2014 Barbera d’Asti with the fanciful name.

Ask Amy

Family member wants to reconcile with addict

Advice from Amy Dickinson

Supreme Court reverses Texas ruling on death row inmate’s mental ability

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that Texas used the wrong standards in deciding that a death row inmate was not intellectually disabled and thus could be executed.

Love Letters

My guy is hanging onto a racy gift from his ex

They’ve moved in together. How worried should she be about finding a sexy book from his old girlfriend?

The number of international students coming to Canada doubled in the past decade.

More students are looking to Canada

Many of the most elite Canadian universities had large increases in applications from the United States: Up 25 percent at McGill, 35 percent at McMaster.

Maine Governor Paul LePage.

Maine should withdraw from ACA and ‘do our own thing,’ LePage says

Maine Governor Paul Lepage said Obamacare is not sustainable, but said Republicans who want to wait until the act implodes are hurting the American people.

Perspective | Magazine

Millennials have every right to complain, and should do it more

Decisions made by older generations have hit us hard, and we should be able to point them out without being called whiny.

An illustration of how the Nightingale Smart Home Sleep System blankets a bedroom.

Cutting Edge | Magazine

Can this new device provide a better night’s sleep?

This sound-masking technology is designed to go way beyond white noise.

A think tank for food

Boston’s first Food Tank Summit features talks and panel discussions centered around food security, agriculture, policy, and innovation.

Bob Holmes is author of “Flavor: The Science of Our Most Neglected Sense.”


What is the science behind flavor?

Science writer Bob Holmes explores “our most neglected sense” in a book on the subject.

By the Glass

Riesling: How sweet is it anyway?

Entry-level pours from the Rheingau offer both artisanship and everyday enjoyment.

The Confident Cook

How to make whole roast fish, restaurant style

You know that whole branzino you see on every fancy menu? It’s pretty easy to prepare at home.

Lunch-size margherita pizza at Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza of Newton.

Cheap Eats

Review: In Newton, pizza two ways at Anthony’s and Stone L’Oven

You don’t have to walk far to stumble on a good pie in this town.

Pickles for breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Rosen’s fermented vegetables are deliciously sour, garlicky, and crunchy.

Love Letters

Still angry at the ex

I’m nervous that I’m not giving everything I can to this new relationship because I’m scared that the past will repeat itself.

Seasonal recipes

Recipe: roasted root vegetable soup

A main-course bowl stocked with intensely flavored, caramelized beets, turnips, fennel, and more.

Recipe: honey-glazed pork

This simple technique yields a richly lacquered roast.

Ask Amy

This husband can make — but not take — a joke

Relationship advice from Amy Dickinson.

Bird Sightings

Bird sightings on Cape Cod

Recent sightings as reported to the Massachusetts Audubon Society.

A United Airlines counter.

United Airlines claims plenty of reasons to refuse a passenger. Wearing leggings shouldn’t be one.

Rather than be shamed by United Airlines and others, Americans in leggings should be accommodated.

Red Sox pitcher Lenny DiNardo in 2006.


Lenny DiNardo would like to sell you a house

The former Sox lefty has joined a real estate agency in the Ocean State.

Ask Amy

This ‘mommy’ has a childish problem

Will her kindness be occasionally reciprocated?

Drought-stricken Somalia battles hunger and cholera

The UN is concerned about keeping a cholera epidemic from getting out of control in the country.

Medical marijuana bill in South Carolina bolstered by conservatives

Some conservatives believe marijuana may deter prescribing of opioids or help wean addicts from dependence.

The house where Ivanka Trump and her family live in Washington, DC.

Security, parking, garbage irk Ivanka Trump’s DC neighbors

Residents of a posh Washington neighborhood say the Trump clan doesn’t make for very good neighbors.

 Nahant letter carrier John Uva regularly checks in with Tom Loftus. He called 911 once when Loftus didn’t recognize him

When an older neighbor recedes from view, is calling the authorities moral — or meddling?

When Billerica police Officer Ivonne Osgood makes a well-being check, her first thought: “I hope they’re not dead.”

Sean Mannion is a former Boston boxer who is the subject of the documentary “Rocky Ros Muc.” The documentary makes its world premiere Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Somerville Theatre as part of Boston’s Irish Film Festival.

Inside and outside the ring with former Boston boxer Sean Mannion

“Rocky Ros Muc,” a documentary about former Boston boxer Sean Mannion, makes its world premiere Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Somerville Theatre as part of Boston’s Irish Film Festival.

How to build a raised bed garden

Growing your garden in a raised bed reduces the threat of lead contamination posed by city soil.

This Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, photo shows rust on the underside of the Chestnut Street Bridge in Philadelphia. The bridge is on a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation list of 577 bridges that both lack backup protection against collapse in case a single, vital component fails and are designated by inspectors as being in need of repair. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)


What grade do civil engineers give to US infrastructure? D+

The American Society of Civil Engineers’ report card says Massachusetts roads, bridges, and more have plenty of room for improvement, too.

Style Watch

Guests dress to impress to support the Big Sister Association

Boston boldfacers turned out in force for Greater Boston’s Project Role Model fashion show.

NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 25: Colin Blunstone co-founder of The Zombies performs at 3rd & Lindsley on April 25, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Your Week Ahead

Five things to do, March 27-April 2

The Zombies (the musical variety, not the walking dead type), “The Grapes of Wrath” as climate fiction, gender and opera, and more.

Fort Kent, ME -- 3/4/2017 - Dogs on Ashley Patterson's team take off from the start of the 2017 Can-Am Crown 209 mile Race. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: dogsled Reporter:

Globe Magazine

Snowy scenes from New England’s largest sled dog race

Dogs and their mushers sped over 200 miles in Maine for the 25th annual Can-Am Crown 250 sled dog race.

Hope you like these two because you’re about to see more of them.

Get ready to see more from ‘Fixer Upper’’s Chip and Joanna Gaines

As if a hit show; an online market; an in-person market; a realty company; a bed and breakfast; and a line of furniture wasn’t enough.

A pup at Blue — Inn on the Beach, on Plum Island.

The best dog-friendly inns in New England

Have pup, will travel.

Dinner with Cupid

Blind date: The conversation flows naturally. What could possibly go wrong?

Their four-and-a-half-hour outing must be a good sign, he thinks.