Multifamily homes’ owners hit hard by new tax bills

Owners of two-family buildings saw an 8 percent increase while owners of three-deckers experienced an 11 percent increase.

// Chicago protests dissipate after a day of tension

People took to the streets after a white police officer was charged with murder in the 2014 shooting of a black teenager.

Many Republican Party leaders fear that a Donald Trump candidacy would hand the White House to Hillary Clinton.

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Republican groups plot to bring down Donald Trump

Republican leaders are worried about long-lasting damage to the party’s image that Trump may cause.

// Uproar over rail schedule changes prompts T to delay moves

Riders complained about the commuter rail timetables, saying they eliminated widely used trains and stops.

// For DraftKings, the stakes are high in N.Y. court case

The firm on Wednesday will try to convince a judge that its daily fantasy sports contests are not illegal gambling under N.Y. law.

// MGM in battle to halt proposal for Conn. casino

The firm has hired former US attorney general Eric Holder to crush a plan to open a casino just across the state line.

Lauren Baker spoke to the Doric Docents in the House Members Lounge at the State House in September. As the state’s first lady,  Baker is the president of the docents, who give tours at the State House.

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Lauren Baker practices patience as she defines her role

Baker is in search of her next chapter, but one has been thrust upon her: Being first lady of Massachusetts.

// One analyst says Red Sox ‘all-in’ on David Price

Dave Dombrowski traded for Price in July 2014, when the new Red Sox baseball chief was with the Tigers.

// Walsh unveils new weapon against snow in Boston

The hard lessons from last winter explained why Mayor Martin Walsh posed with the city’s new 13-foot-tall snow blower.

// John ‘Wacko’ Hurley, organizer of St. Patrick’s Day parade, dies

Hurley was a central figure in the dispute over whether gay advocacy groups could march in the South Boston parade.

DEC, PDP-1 from 1960 on display at the Computer Museum in Mountain View, Calif. Monday, July 9, 2001 was used to play the first interactive computer game Spacewar. (Photo/Peter Lennihan) Library Tag 07152001 BUSINESS

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Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

Boston’s brand is the future

Our city isn’t about the past. It’s the place where the future happens first.

// Thanksgiving now pits traditionalists vs. foodies

Call it the War over Thanksgiving. Politics and religion are no longer the only stressors when gathering around the table.

// Can you stretch your stomach to eat more at Thanksgiving?

Doctors wouldn’t recommend stretching your stomach to create more room for Thanksgiving dinner, but according to science, it is in fact possible.


// Even as they win again, Patriots are looking vulnerable

Once dominant, once a bully, the perfect Patriots find themselves struggling to play at a championship level.

// The 3 big mistakes made by the officials on Monday night

“Guys are rolling their eyes over that performance. That was really bad,” said one official of the crew working the Patriots-Bills game.

A police officer was on patrol Monday at one of the entrances to the UN Climate Conference in Le Bourget, outside Paris. The climate talks are scheduled to begin next week.

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opinion | Ban Ki-moon

The Paris climate challenge

Now is the time for common sense.

// Salmon breakthrough was driven by chance

An experiment to help the fish thrive in frigid Canadian waters instead turned into a method of making them grow more quickly.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

// Why Turkey shot down a Russian warplane

Russia and Turkey are working at cross-purposes in Syria, pursuing different targets, objectives, and goals.

Tommy Blackshaw on the afternoon of his second heart transplant.


Remembering a son, and giving thanks

Tom and Sandy Blackshaw know something that only parents who have lost a child can know.

// Ex-Chelsea officer pleads to beating handcuffed detainee

Felix Rivera Jr., 34, of Lynn, also admitted to filing a false report about the incident.

// Somerville brewer Pretty Things to stop operations

Dann and Martha Paquette, owners of Pretty Things beer company, had said they were being shut out of area bars and restaurants.

Ground Game

// For Bernie Sanders, it’s N.H. or bust

New Hampshire remains the only reason Sanders has an argument that there is a Democratic contest at all.

Globe investigations

// Globe investigations and Spotlight reports

A look at high-impact investigations from The Boston Globe, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning report on abuse in the Catholic Church.

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.

The Big Picture

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Earthprints: How humans impact the landscape

Each site depicted has profoundly changed in the last 30 years.