Public supports government action on drug prices

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A new poll shows that most Americans believe that drug prices have become unreasonable.

Suffolk DA clears Chelsea police in 2014 Taser death

Officers “acted reasonably and lawfully” while dealing with 56-year-old Dominic Graffeo, prosecutors said.

Lowell bank to repay borrowers in discrimination settlement

Sage Bank will spend $1.2 million to settle allegations that it charged minority borrowers more for home loans.

Second arrest made in Worcester armory gun theft

Ashley Bigsbee, 26, of Dorchester, did not enter a plea during an appearance Monday in federal court.

Charles Yancey stood with his wife, Marzetta Morrissette Yancey, after his election defeat on Nov. 3.

Councilors, department heads snub oversight committee hearing

Committee chair Charles Yancey criticized the Walsh administration, but officials said they didn’t have enough notice to prepare for the hearing.

04/24/2014 CAMBRIDGE, MA An MBTA Green Line train pulls into Lechmere Station (cq) in Cambridge. The Green Line is set to be expanded further outbound, into Somerville. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

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MBTA is said to not know cost for Green Line project

MBTA employees were ill-equipped to oversee the Green Line extension, said consultants who were hired to assess the project.

White House reaches out to governors on refugees

Federal officials sent a letter to Charlie Baker and other governors offering state-by-state reports on refugee resettlement.

// Official describes brutal injuries to Colleen Ritzer

The prosecution rested after a forensic pathologist testified in Philip Chism’s murder trial.

// Obama urges world action at Paris climate summit

Leaders from around the globe are discussing climate change at the event in Paris.

Winter moths make appearance for mating season

The invasive European species has damaged trees from Long Island up the coast into Maine.

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FILE - DECEMBER 30, 2012: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was admitted to the New York-Presbyterian Hospital on Sunday, December 30, 2012 after a blood clot was discovered following her concussion earlier this month. WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 18: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks about energy diplomacy in the 21st century at Georgetown University October 18, 2012 in Washington, DC. ''Today, energy cuts across the entirety of U.S. foreign policy. It is a matter of national security and global stability. It is at the heart of the global economy. It's an issue of democracy and human rights,'' Clinton said. ''It has been a top concern of mine as secretary. And it is sure to be the same for the next secretary of state.'' (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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Clinton staff urged her to visit more countries

Before Hillary Clinton left office as secretary of state, a top aide suggested she set a goal of visiting 110 countries, according to an e-mail.

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In the big picture, this is a big relief for Patriots

The perfect record is no longer intact, but Rob Gronkowski’s knee ligaments are.

One wonders why Bill Belichick didn’t use the clock in a different manner at the end of the second and fourth quarters Sunday night.


Patriots have plenty of blame to go around

Not even Bill Belichick and his staff get off scot-free for the team’s fourth-quarter collapse Sunday night.

Denver CO 11/29/15 Patriot punt returner, Chris Harper, left, fumbles the ball after being hit by Bronco defender, Cody Latimer. New England Patriots Denver Broncos during fourth quarter action at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Sunday November 29, 2015. (Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) Topic: Reporter:


Patriots cut Chris Harper after misplayed punt

The rookie’s mistake appeared to open the door to the Broncos’ stunning comeback victory Sunday night.

New York Yankees' Chris Young is congratulated in the dugout after he and Garrett Jones scored on a John Ryan Murphy single in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers Tuesday, July 28, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

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Chris Young gives Red Sox flexibility

Young’s ideal role is as a solid fourth outfielder who would be a weapon against lefthanded pitchers.

// Deer hunt begins in Blue Hills Reservation

More than 80 hunters began the first of four state-sanctioned days of deer hunting Monday.



Amazon is ready for its drones to fly, but government isn’t

Amazon is giving new details on its Prime Air drone delivery program, but government approval could be years away.

Dr. Peter S. Amenta is the new CEO of Joslin Diabetes Center.

Big challenges ahead for new Joslin CEO

Joslin, a noted diabetes center, faces competition from health care players that offer comprehensive medical services.

Local fans cheered the band Passion Pit when they played the Lawn on D in September.

The Lawn on D will be back

The popular Lawn on D will reopen next spring, but the South Boston park’s financial future remains uncertain.

Pat Constantinos played the pump organ at St. Paul’s for more than 20 years. Constantinos, whose late husband preached at the church, is part of a group that wants to buy the building.

Members of tiny Episcopal church in Otis rebel at sale

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church was open for nearly two centuries, and now some congregants want to buy it and start anew.

VTech's products were seen on display at a toy store in Hong Kong.

Data on 5 million VTech customers and kids exposed in breach

Compromised information in the VTech breach includes the names, birthdates and genders of child users.

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// Democrats shift focus to fighting ISIS during N.H. speeches

The candidates addressed 1,400 people at a fundraising dinner for the state’s Democratic Party.

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