Red Sox sign Hanley Ramirez, reports say

The Dodgers considered Hanley Ramirez a defensive liability, but his hitting ability is not in question. Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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FoxSports.com reported that Ramirez will arrive in Boston Monday to finalize the five-year, $90 million deal.

Kate Nelson of Beverly said she pieces together an income working as an adjunct instructor at a community college and a training consultant to nonprofits.

Many can’t get beyond part-time positions

Even though they want full-time jobs, 7 million Americans are working part-time — 3 million more than in 2007.

Charlie Baker taps Kristen Lepore for budget chief

Lepore, whose world spans both business and Beacon Hill, would be responsible for managing state coffers.

Tech firms say Obama’s immigration plan falters on visas

Boston companies said the president’s plan will not help a shortage of well-educated, technologically sophisticated workers.

Julian Edelman took flight on a punt return in the third quarter, but the touchdown was called back because of a Patriots penalty.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY | Patriots 34, Lions 9

This is the team we’d hoped Patriots would be

The Patriots have passed the regular-season test and it looks like they are well on their way to the Super Bowl this season.

Tom Brady (12) and Julian Edelman were on the same page Sunday, with Edelman hauling in 11 passes in 15 targets. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

Ben Volin | On football

Patriots’ attack was a breath of fresh air

The Lions knew the Patriots would throw the ball Sunday, but they expected a lot more running.

The Rev. Osagyefo Uhuru Sekou of the First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain spoke to participants during a nonviolent civil disobedience training session Sunday in St. Louis, Mo.

Ahead of Ferguson decision, an education in nonviolence

As the nation awaits word on the fate of Darren Wilson, a Boston minister is teaching activists in Missouri nonviolent tactics.

 Cicely Tyson, 89, stars in “The Trip to Bountiful.”

Critic’s Notebook

Performers prove age to be irrelevant

A generation of older performers are thumbing their noses at cultural expectations that they will just disappear.