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Lost someone to Fox News? Science says they may be addicted to anger

We are angrier than ever before. Is there a scientific explanation for why fury is so intoxicating?

Michael A. Cohen

// Trump ignores Constitution with his subpoena fight

The president cannot pick and choose the laws he chooses to abide by. Democrats must begin impeachment proceedings.


// The big red-ink asterisk on the economy

The Trump administration has goosed the economy with a deficit-expanding tax cut.

Special reports

The house at 212 Forest St.

He bought the fencing coach’s house. Then his son got into Harvard

The Needham house was assessed at $549,300, but sold for nearly a million dollars. The buyer, who never lived a day there, would sell it 17 months later at a substantial loss in what may become the next chapter in the national debate over fairness in college admissions.

Munch Madness

Munch Madness | Final

// And the Munch Madness winner is . . .

Beloved Boston bakery Flour takes the cake over Sarma to clinch Munch Madness 2019.

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.


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Bernard Fabrot, a self-taught programmer from Belgium, spent three and a half years computing the solution to a puzzle that was supposed to take 35 years to solve.

This guy cracked an MIT puzzle that was supposed to take 35 years to solve

Bernard Fabrot, a self-taught programmer from Belgium, solved a cryptographic puzzle that was first unveiled by MIT researchers in 1999.


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A section of the US border wall with Mexico in Calexico, Calif.

White House asks Congress for additional $4.5 billion for border security

The Trump administration is asking for the emergency funds as the officials contend with a surge of Central American migrant families.

Nation & World

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Demonstrators holding wooden shields are confronted by police during a protest against the Federal Fiscal Control Board, as part of the May Day celebration, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, May 1, 2019. The U.S. Congress established the appointed Fiscal Control Board to oversee the debt restructuring in order to combat the Puerto Rican government-debt crisis. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)

Thousands turn out in Puerto Rico at May Day demonstration

Protesters in San Juan marched against austerity measures and also called for faster federal help in the island’s recovery from September 2017’s Hurricane Maria.


Boston-based Cengage to merge with rival publisher McGraw-Hill

The deal between two of the biggest textbook publishers in the United States will have consequences here.


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Vermont native Anaïs Mitchell’s ‘Hadestown’ snags 14 Tony nominations

Her musical led the field when nominations were announced Tuesday morning.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Spring blossoms

In celebration of Earth Day, a look at photographs depicting the beautiful transformation of spring landscapes all over the globe.

Spring House Hunt

// The things home sellers do that can turn off buyers or kill a sale

A hot housing market forgives a lot of mistakes, but that doesn’t stop sellers from undermining their own home sale.


// Developing new antibiotics requires new incentives, experts say

The private sector is unwilling to take on the financial risk, experts say, despite desperate need.