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Monday, April 23, 2018

Today's Headlines from The Boston Globe

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Today's Headlines
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Will a transmission line run through the wilds of Maine?

Central Maine Power wants to run a new transmission line through more than 50 miles of the North Woods, the largest undeveloped forest east of the Mississippi River. Continue reading →

A $49 lobster roll? A recent shortage has lobster prices soaring.

As the price per pound has skyrocketed, the costs of lobster dishes on Boston restaurant menus have been off the charts as chefs look to claw back some of the margins. Continue reading →

Mount Ida projected an image of success right until it folded

A Globe review and statements from officials reveal that while the small college projected an image of growing success, it quietly struggled with mounting debt. Continue reading →

A high-stakes European soccer match, made in Boston

Introducing “the Boston Derby” — that’s “dar-be,” for you readers who still call it “soccer.” Continue reading →

The Nation

Search continues for gunman who killed 4 in Nashville

Police say they’re looking for 29-year-old Travis Reinking of Morton, Ill. Continue reading →

Russian lawyer questions why Mueller hasn't contacted her

Natalia Veselnitskaya also detailed her meeting in Berlin with investigators from the Senate Intelligence Committee Continue reading →

Lobbyist tied to Pruitt's rental helped broker meeting with him last year

Dennis Treacy took the step as part of his role as the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s citizen representative Continue reading →

The World

ISIS suicide bomber kills at least 57 Afghans in Kabul

The attack raised concerns about the potential for violence to undermine Afghanistan’s long-delayed elections. Continue reading →

Trump denies he's making too many concessions to North Korea

Lawmakers, including members of the president’s party, said they were skeptical that Pyongyang will keep its promises. Continue reading →

Macron takes a risk in courting Trump, but has little to show for it

The French president will depart Monday for his first official visit to Washington at a difficult moment in his presidency Continue reading →

Editorial & Opinion

EDITORIAL

The red-state war on abortion rights

While the composition of the US Supreme Court is critical to the future of Roe v. Wade, so is the state-by-state battle to maintain reasonable access to legal abortion. Continue reading →

REN��E LOTH

To MassDOT: Tear down this wall

The Department of Transportation has a rare second chance to correct a mid-century misdeed with a future-focused urban design plan. Continue reading →

Opinion | Margery Eagan

Why is Clarence Thomas still on the Supreme Court?

Thomas remains on the court, unchallenged, unprotested, with all we know now about sexual harassment and other accusations against him. Continue reading →

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Metro

Will a transmission line run through the wilds of Maine?

Central Maine Power wants to run a new transmission line through more than 50 miles of the North Woods, the largest undeveloped forest east of the Mississippi River. Continue reading →

A high-stakes European soccer match, made in Boston

Introducing “the Boston Derby” — that’s “dar-be,” for you readers who still call it “soccer.” Continue reading →

Mount Ida projected an image of success right until it folded

A Globe review and statements from officials reveal that while the small college projected an image of growing success, it quietly struggled with mounting debt. Continue reading →

Sports

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

Celtics are on borrowed time this postseason, but their future is bright

Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum absolutely carried the Celtics for the full 48 minutes of Game 4. Continue reading →

NFL DRAFT | RUNNING BACKS

Nick Chubb seized his chance at Georgia, then shared in the glory

The four-year tailback thrived in a competitive environment. Continue reading →

ATHLETICS 4, RED SOX 1

With offense taking a day off, Red Sox fall again to A's

Key hitters got a scheduled rest day as Boston struggled to score in its second straight loss in Oakland. Continue reading →

Business & Tech

A $49 lobster roll? A recent shortage has lobster prices soaring.

As the price per pound has skyrocketed, the costs of lobster dishes on Boston restaurant menus have been off the charts as chefs look to claw back some of the margins. Continue reading →

Harvard undergrads will launch a cryptocurrency fund, starting at $1m

Bushra Hamid, 19, has teamed up with three schoolmates to form Plympton Capital, which has already raised $700,000. Continue reading →

White-dominated construction unions want more diversity

IBEW Local 103’s campaign attracted a record number of female and minority applicants, in line with a national push by building trades. Continue reading →

Obituaries

Al Swift, Washington congressman who helped pass 'motor voter' law; at 82

Mr. Swift’s 1993 bill is credited with helping millions of Americans register to vote. Continue reading →

Richard Oldenburg, 84; led expansion of Museum of Modern Art

Mr. Oldenburg oversaw blockbuster exhibitions of Picasso, Matisse, and Cézanne. Continue reading →

Healthy Life

movies

The National Center for Jewish Film festival turns 21

The NCJF celebrates with movies from the past and present. Continue reading →

Names

Mark Wahlberg joins golf legends at celebrity shootout

The Dorchester-bred actor participated with four of the best ever. Continue reading →

Names

Boston Marathon trailblazer Kathrine Switzer runs London Marathon, in number 261

In 1967 she became the first woman to run the Boston Marathon with an official number, also 261. Continue reading →

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