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January 31, 2017 12:33 AM Democrats rally against Trump's immigration order

House and Senate Democrats — joined by thousands of protesters — took to the streets Monday night, braving freezing temperatures to rally at the foot of the Supreme Court against President Donald Trump’s travel ban in one of the most vocal denouncements of the controversial order yet. The rally mirrored similar protests over the weekend and was backed 30

January 30, 2017 9:23 PM The long history of terror and violence in Canada

Even two years ago — long after terror and vigilance became global conditions — an American politician’s comments about building a border wall through sleepy Canadian forests was ridiculed so much that it helped end his campaign. And gun-wary Canada has long avoided the kind of mass shootings that are epidemic in its southern neighbor. It’s believed 40

January 30, 2017 6:29 PM The Boston Connection: Matt Ryan's BC glory days in the city Tom Brady already owned

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. — One of many roundabout stories that connect Matt Ryan to Boston and Tom Brady begins in 2004, when Steve Logan became the head coach of the Berlin Thunder. His quarterback there was Rohan Davey, who had spent the previous two seasons in New England, serving mostly as Brady’s backup. Before Logan embarked for NFL Europe, Patriots 46

January 30, 2017 4:01 PM GM, Honda to invest $85M to produce hydrogen fuel cells

Fuel Cell System Manufacturing will be managed by by a board of directors with three executives from each company and a rotating chairperson General Motors and Honda said today they will invest $85 million to form a joint venture that will produce advanced hydrogen fuel cell systems in Brownstown Township and create 100 jobs. Each automaker plans to contribute 49

January 30, 2017 2:14 PM Ranking Tom Brady's top 10 playoff performances

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will be starting his 34th playoff game in Super Bowl LI against the Atlanta Falcons, which will extend own NFL record. As one would expect based on his 24-9 record in the postseason, there are no shortage of standout performances he has turned in. A top-10 list like this sparks debate, with some putting 52

January 30, 2017 3:15 AM How Trump’s Rush to Enact an Immigration Ban Unleashed Global Chaos

Passengers were barred from flights to the United States, customs and border control officials got instructions at 3 a.m. Saturday and some arrived at their posts later that morning still not knowing how to carry out the president’s orders. “The details of it were not thought through,” said Stephen Heifetz, who served in the Justice and Homeland Security 56

January 30, 2017 1:15 AM Republicans Begin to Break With President Trump

For the first time in his presidency, Donald Trump is facing significant criticism from Republican officials and conservative groups who are rattled by his ban on immigrants and refugees from Muslim-majority nations, questioning his domestic policy agenda and worrying about what steps the New York billionaire might take next in the name of nationalism 39

January 29, 2017 7:46 PM Democrats across the country join protests against Trump order

Democrats spent the weekend building a full-scale opposition push against President Trump’s executive order banning entry into the United States for refugees, migrants and even green-card holders from seven mostly Muslim countries. On Saturday night, elected officials and candidates for Democratic National Committee leadership positions joined protesters 59

January 29, 2017 5:06 PM McConnell: We don’t have religious tests in this country

Several top Senate Republicans raised concerns Sunday that President Trump’s order to halt the admission of refugees and citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries had not been properly vetted and could harm the relationship between the United States and key allies. The senators generally said they support the decision to increase standards for vetting 46

January 29, 2017 9:45 AM 6 Cringe-Inducing Moments From Trump's First Week You Might Have Missed

Amid the mounting horrors of Donald Trump’s first week in office was a stunning amount of boneheaded ridiculousness. The president's executive order banning Muslims and refugees from seven countries rivals Japanese internment camps for racism and spurred mass protests at airports Saturday. Mixed with this cruelty was Trump's ongoing tantrum about his inauguration 61