Whole Foods closing troubled Everett kitchen

About 170 employees will be affected by the shutdown of the facility, where federal health inspectors found evidence of Listeria last year.

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// Tuesday’s storm will be a messy mixed bag of precipitation

Precipitation ranging from sleet to snow will impact the evening commute in Greater Boston Tuesday.

// Baker proposes fee for employers that don’t offer insurance

Governor Baker plans to propose an assessment of $2,000 per worker against companies that do not offer health insurance.

// Lawyer for mother of Bella Bond wants charges dismissed

Rachelle Bond’s lawyer said her client’s actions do not meet the legal definition of an accessory after the fact of murder.

Woman faces charges for fleeing R.I. with children 31 years ago

The woman was located in Texas and authorities say her 30-something daughters are now both free to contact their father.

The transition: Obama to Trump

Ground Game

// ‘Little’ Marco Rubio is suddenly a big deal

After last week’s Senate confirmation hearing for Rex Tillerson, Rubio might be more relevant in US politics now than ever.

// Paul LePage tells John Lewis ‘a simple thank-you would suffice’

The Maine governor said the civil rights icon needed a history lesson on how US presidents freed the slaves and fought against Jim Crow laws.

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As cars evolve, gas stations are falling behind

With more hybrid, electric, and possibly driverless cars hitting roads in coming years, gas stations are under pressure to adapt to the needs of the industry, but can they?

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AFC Championship: Steelers at Patriots

Foxborough, MA 01/14/17 Patriots coach Bill Belichick talks with defensive coordinator Matt Patricia in the third quarter. The New England Patriots play against the Houston Texans in the AFC Divisional Playoff game at Gillette Stadium Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017. (Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff

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Do the Patriots improve after ‘ugly wins’?

The stats paint an interesting picture of how the Patriots perform following games with three or more turnovers.

// Mike Tomlin says Antonio Brown will be punished for locker room video

The Steelers coach said his own language was regrettable but he doesn’t believe the video will be a distraction.

The view from Pittsburgh

// Antonio Brown’s antics nothing new for Steelers

Recording Pittsburgh’s locker room celebration is just the latest incident involving the talented wide receiver.


Wahlburgers announced it plans to expand into Asia.

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Wahlburgers lines up whopper of a deal to expand into Asia

The Wahlberg brothers are about to find out how well their last name is recognized in China.

// Inside the (re)opening of East Coast Grill

Little has changed, and that’s just how we like it.


Author Patricia Cornwell left federal court in Boston in 2013.

Crime novelist Patricia Cornwell settles lawsuit against former business managers

The author had claimed a New York firm was negligent in handling her finances and cost her millions in losses or unaccounted-for revenue.


//[1]-5610.jpg The best Boston accents in movies, according to Ben Affleck

“Mine, in ‘Good Will Hunting,’ ” Affleck jokingly said. “Way better than Matt’s.”


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// Destination casinos are a catalyst for development

They are fulfilling their promise of broad-based economic development.

Special reports

// As Obama departs, black youth question place in Trump’s America

Black youth in Ferguson, Baltimore, and Boston are confronting the paradox of President Obama’s historic ascension and the start of the Donald Trump era.

Life sciences

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The Desperate and the Dead | Part 7

// The San Antonio solution

One Texas city took on mental health as a community and became a national model. Why can’t Mass. do the same?

The story behind ‘Spotlight’

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ‘Spotlight’

“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.